PIZZA SATURDAY AND DONUT SUNDAY THIS WEEKEND! -- Pizza will be served following the 5 pm Mass December 7th and donuts will be served following the 8:30 and 10:30 Masses December 8th. This is a great time to meet and catch up with your fellow parishioners!
FEAST OF IMMACULATE CONCEPTION DURING THE JUBILEE YEAR -- The Feast of the Immaculate Conception falls on a Sunday of Advent this year, therefore it is NOT a Holy Day of Obligation. However...as out parish is named after the Immaculate Conception, we will have Masses Monday, December 9th at 7 am and 5:30 pm to enable parishioners to celebrate the feast in the Jubilee year!
PARISH CENSUS -- Our jubilee year has begun, and as part of the jubilee a PARISH CENSUS is underway. Please complete the blue form and return to the parish office.
SUNDAY SCHOOL TO BEGIN IN DECEMBER! -- Sunday School for 4 and 5 year old children is now available Sundays during the 10:30 am Mass. You can contact Mary Beth Leibham at [email protected] to sign your child up. The class meets in the kindergarten room of the school.
IC SCHOOL SEEKING VOLUNTEER CROSSING GUARD -- Immaculate Conception School is seeking a volunteer crossing guard during morning drop off and afternoon pickup times. One of the busier intersections at these times is at Highland Avenue and Agnes Street. For more information, please contact school principal Kayla Bahnub at 715-830-2276.
ADVENT PENANCE SERVICES
ADVENT PENANCE SERVICES will be held at the following times and locations:
*Thursday, December 5th
7 pm at St. James
*Sunday, December 8th
8 pm at St. Patrick's
*Tuesday, December 10th
7 pm at St. Olaf
*Thursday, December 12th
7 pm at St. Raymond
7 pm at St. Joseph
*Saturday, December 14th
8 am to 3:30 pm at St. Mary
COOKIE WALK DECEMBER 15th
Our annual Cookie Walk will be held Sunday, December 15th in Father Klink Hall. Please see the bulletin for more information.
75 Years as a Parish!
In 2020, we celebrate 75 years as a Parish. We are beginning to plan and organize for a year-long celebration.
The Parish Council needs your assistance to make this 75th Jubilee meaningful and successful. See the attachment for the various committees that are being formed, and the sign-up sheet to get involved.
Many hands make light work... and hopefully many great Parish memories!
A Gift For You - FORMED
We are excited to announce that Immaculate Conception Parish has subscribed to a dynamic new online platform called FORMED. Every parishioner will have 24/7 access to the best Catholic content on any device, including your computer, smartphone and tablet with internet access. With FORMED, you’ll find video programs that explain the Catholic faith, explore the deepest meaning of marriage and family life, receive Bible studies on a variety of topics and includes inspiring audio talks. You’ll also find presenters like Dr. Tim Gray, Dr. Edward Sri, Dr. Mary Healey, Chris Stefanick, Dr. Scott Hahn and more! It truly is the Catholic faith - on demand. To find out more or to register, here is where to go: ic-ecwi.formed.org .
ACH Donation Form
An ACH deposit form is available for those who do not like envelopes, writing out checks or may be gone on any given Sunday. For the needed form, e-mail the rectory at [email protected], click here for the form*, or find it on in the information wall display in Father Klink Hall.
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Facebook & YouTube
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 four years, the Facebook page has nearly 750 "likes" and has thousands more following it from across the nation and around the world!
Immaculate Conception Parish also has its own YouTube channel! We record one Mass every regular weekend and more often if it is a holiday season, such as Christmas or Easter. You can go to the YouTube main page and type in the search box "Immaculate Conception Catholic Parish Eau Claire" to be taken to the IC YouTube page and view the Masses there. The Masses are also downloaded onto this main website under the "Mass Video/Audio" tab and on our Facebook page, whose address is listed above.
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.
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.
Saturday 5:30 pm
Sunday 8:30 am
Sunday 10:30 am
Tuesday 5:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:45 am
Friday 7:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am
Mondays & Tuesdays at 7:00 am
Tuesday 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Saturday 7:45 am & 3:30 pm
First Fridays 7:45 am - 9:00 am
Friday 11:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm (Before evening Mass)
Sunday 8:00 am (Before morning Mass)
Every week day during May & October at 11:00 am
DEVOTION TO OUR MOTHER OF
Saturday after morning mass
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
First Friday's 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Third Wednesday's 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
- Julie Herman, Office Staff
- Deb Welch, Parish Secretary
- 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
- Shawn Muench, Director of Music; Director of 8:30 and 10:30 am and Funeral Choirs
- Gabby and Kyle Hanson, Directors of Youth Choir (Grades 7-12)