This summer we'll be having an EarthKeepers Adventure at Immaculate Conception Parish, and we'd love to have you join us August 7-10, 9 - noon. We're planning some fun songs, games, snacks, Bible stories and much more for students going into grades K-5, as we learn all about God's creation and the ways that we can care for it.
Pope Francis wrote us all a letter about creation, so we'll learn what he said and what he's asked us to do. We're also going to hear some great Bible stories, like when God taught people not to take more than they needed by putting worms in their bread (ewww). Let us know if you want us to set aside some extra works for you at snack time!
Here's how to join us:
Complete the registration form attached
Call the IC PREP office if you have any questions: 715-835-7721
or email email@example.com
We're looking forward to seeing you. Don't forget to invite a friend or two to come along with you!
Registration fees: $20 per child
Registration is open to all!
Invite your friends and neighbors!
FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED
For those attending Mass at Immaculate Conception Church that may be hearing impaired, the church's audio/video system has the capability to enhance the audio for those wearing hearing aids. For better audio reception during Mass, please activate the T-Coil setting on your hearing aid. Also available are receivers that can pick up the audio signal. These are similar to a Walkman radio in that a person can put on the headphones, turn on the receiver and be able to listen to the audio of the Mass. If you are interested in using one of the receivers during Mass, please let one of the ushers know and they can get you a receiver to use.
RCIA at Immaculate Conception
Are you considering becoming Catholic? Do you desire to know more about your Catholic faith? Have you met someone who asked about our Catholic faith?
Join us for the 2017-2018 RCIA classes meeting from 6:30 - 8:00 pm every Thursday in Father Klink Hall from September through April.
These classes prepare those who are interested in becoming members of the Catholic faith for the Rites of Confirmation and Baptism at the Easter Vigil.
For more information contact: Deacon Greg Power at 715-831-9119 or Tom Giles at 715-834-2993.
DIOCESE OF LA CROSSE - BUILDING UPON A TRADITION OF FAITH
The Diocese of La Crosse will celebrate its sesquicentennial--150 years--on March 3rd, 2018. A very unique and once in a lifetime book is being offered for this occasion. Discover the Catholic faith of the people of West Central Wisconsin through the stories shared by its many parish communities in this first-ever coffee table book, complete with pull outs! It is indeed a richly illustrated publication that tells about 150 years of the Diocese of La Crosse. The book is hard covered with glossy paper and more than 350 pages of full color history! This book will be available in the fall of 2017 for only $33.00 per copy! Watch this space for more information as the time of release approaches!
CPR, AED Classes
CPR and AED classes are available at Immaculate Conception. The cost of $35.00 includes an instruction book and a 2-year certification upon completion of the 4-hour class. Who should attend? Anyone from the age of 14 on up and has an interest in learning CPR and AED support. For more information call either Karen Dolan @ 715-579-5601, or Mike Stage at 715-829-0061. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Immaculate Conception Parish has a Facebook page! Check it out at www.facebook.com/iccatholicchurch. You can get information on upcoming events, Mass times and special intention listings, a weekly roster for lectors, servers and Communion ministers and special announcements. In its first three years, the Facebook page has more than 525 "likes" and has thousands more following it from across the nation and around the world!
Parish App is Here!
Immaculate Conception is excited to announce the release of our own parish app. This application is available for parishioners to download on both Apple iPhones and Android phones. Text App to 88202 to download our Parish App.
We expect the features and capabilities of our new app to foster a stronger sense of community and faith in the daily lives of all parishioners. Immaculate Conception will be able to communicate quick and easy with all parishioners via messages and notifications to keep you in the loop with what is going on in our church. You will then be able to quickly reply to messages or RSVP for upcoming events.
Other features will include:
– the daily readings read at Mass,
– the latest Catholic news from around the world,
– an easy-to-reference list of Catholic prayers with prayer requests,
– a helpful examination of conscience and next confession reminder,
– a reminder feature called “Mass Mode,” for Mass and confession. This includes phone silencing notification to help encourage us all to be more present while at Immaculate Conception.
– and much more.
This app offers a lot of capabilities for improving parish communication and serving as a faith building resource. It is well thought out and should become a real asset to complement our daily faith lives.
Our app is available for everyone to download. Please pass this info along to anyone that may be interested or that may benefit from the Immaculate Conception app--for the more people that use it and participate, the stronger our Catholic community will become.
Perpetual Eucharist Adoration
Weekdays 6 am to 9 pm
St. Patrick’s Benedictine Chapel
322 Fulton Street, Eau Claire, WI
There will be NO ADORATION Labor Day (September 4th).
Also...adorers are needed Tuesdays from 4 to 5 pm and Wednesdays from 5 to 6 pm.
For more information, please contact Ann at 715-874-5794 for more information or to sign up!
ACH Donation Form
Diocese of LaCrosse Guidelines for Reporting Instances of Child Abuse or Neglect
The Diocese of La Crosse through its policies and procedures seeks to provide a prompt, appropriate and compassionate response to reporters of sexual abuse of a child by a priest or deacon. Anyone wishing to make a report of an allegation of sexual abuse should send that report to the diocesan Bishop at the Diocese of La Crosse, P.O. Box 4004, La Crosse, WI 54602-4004. The form is available through the Diocese of La Crosse, Office of the Vicar for Clergy or on the diocesan website at http://www.dioceseoflacrosse.com/safe-environment/.
Copies of the diocesan policy are available through your local parish or school and on the diocesan website. If you have any questions about the Diocese of La Crosse and the implementation of the Charter for the Protection and Children and Young People, please contact the Vicar for Clergy, Diocese of La Crosse, at (608) 788-7700.
Sunday 8:30 AM
Sunday 10:30 AM
- Father Don Meuret, Pastor
- Deb Welch, Office Assistant
- Evie Warns, Office Assistant
- Linda Corey, Director of Religious Education; Confirmation Coordinator
- Barbara Brandner, Religious Education Pre-School to Grade 5 Coordinator
- Mary J Chatham, Religious Education Administrative Assistant
- Colleen Garnevicus, Director of Music; Director of 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. and Family Choirs
- Christine Ott, Director of Youth Choir (Grades 7-12)
- Carole Skutley, Organist; Director of Alleluia (Funeral) Choir