September 26-29, 2004
Diocese of Madison
Chula Vista Conference Center, Wisconsin Dells
November 11, 2004
St. Thérèse of Lisieux Lecture
Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan
Archbishop of Milwaukee
Bishop O'Connor Catholic Pastoral Center, Madison
Contact: Office of Pastoral Services, 608-821-3083
Around the Diocese
Dinners and festivals
BLOOMINGTON - Fall festival, St. Mary Parish, 535 Congress St., Saturday, Sept. 11, to
Sunday, Sept. 12: Saturday: Dillett Family musical group will provide entertainment outdoors, 7:30 p.m., weather permitting; Sunday: chicken and ham dinner, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; silent auction; kids games; cash raffle; bean bag tourney; both days: lunch stand.
FOOTVILLE - Fall festival, St. Augustine Parish, 280 Haberdale Dr., Sunday, Sept. 12: family-style pork and beef dinner, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; children's games; cake walk; homemade candy; bake sale; arts and crafts; 50/50 raffle drawing, 3 p.m.
HAZEL GREEN - Fall festival, St. Francis de Sales Parish, 2630 N. Main St., Sunday, Sept. 12: Mass, 11 a.m.; charcoal grilled chicken dinner, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., carryouts available; cash raffle totaling $3,000, drawing 7 p.m.; food; games; bingo; beer tent; silent auction; kids' games; musical entertainment, 3 to 8 p.m.
McFARLAND - Harvest fest, Christ the King Parish, 5306 Main St., Friday, Sept. 10, to
Sunday, Sept. 12: Friday: grounds open 5 to 11 p.m.; live music; games; Saturday: grounds open 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; live music; Badgers vs. UNLV on big screen; pony rides; bingo; dodge ball game; teens' tug-o-war and basketball competition; Sunday: grounds open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; outdoor Mass; Trinity Irish Dancers; chicken barbecue dinner; McFarland Police/EMS v. firefighters kickball game; final raffle drawing; on going events: kids games; raffle; dunk tank; silent auction; food/beverages.
MONTFORT - Fall festival, St. Thomas Parish, 104 Park St., Sunday, Sept. 12: roast beef and ham dinner, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., games; Hollywood; country store; silent auction; raffle; beer tent.
REEDSBURG - Fall festival, Sacred Heart Parish, 624 N. Willow St., Sunday, Sept. 12: Mass, 8 and 10:30 a.m.; family style swiss steak and ham dinner, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; starting at 9 a.m.: classic car show, health fair, country market, gift booth, petting zoo, kids games; auction, 1:30 p.m.; entertainment; raffle drawing, 2:30 p.m.
SUN PRAIRIE - Fall festival, Sacred Hearts Day Care grounds, 315 Columbus St., Friday, Sept. 10, to Sunday, Sept. 12; Friday: rummage sale, school gym, 4 to 8 p.m.; sixth grade fun night, 6 to 8 p.m.; seventh to ninth grade dance, 8:30 to 10:30 p.m.; Saturday: rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 5K Race/2 Mile walk, 8 a.m.; grounds open, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; bingo, 6 to 10 p.m.; live entertainment, 12 noon to 12 midnight; Sunday: rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; grounds open, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; polka Mass, 11 a.m.; barbecue chicken dinner, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; bingo, 12 noon to 5 p.m.; raffle drawings; both days: farmers' market; bake and candy sale; crafts; food court; refreshment tent.
SUN PRAIRIE - Rummage sale, Sacred Hearts Parish gym, 221 Columbus St., Friday, Sept. 10, 4 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 11, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 12, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
MADISON - Card party, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 602 Everglade St., Tuesday, Sept. 14, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.: euchre, 500, bridge; coffee, desserts.
JANESVILLE - Adult Catholic Spirit Club, St. John Vianney Parish, Marian Hall, light-colored brick building near Racine St., Wednesday, Sept. 15: potluck, 12 noon; Fr. Auby speaking on "Strengthening Family Life and Supportive Relationships"; bring dish to share; all Janesville area parishes invited; for more information, call 608-752-0055.
MADISON - Singles potluck, sponsored by St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, at Lake Kegonsa State Park, Saturday, Sept. 18, 3 p.m.; campsites 47/48; camp if interested.
Catholic Pastoral Center
MADISON - Scheduled events, Bishop O'Connor Catholic Pastoral Center, 702 S. High Point Rd., call 608-821-3130 for information:
Mass, noon, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.
Saturday, Sept. 11-Sunday, Sept. 12 - St. Thomas the Apostle Parish-Confirmation Retreat
Sunday, Sept. 12 - Catholic Charities Yellowstone Dr. Volunteer Appreciation Picnic
Monday, Sept. 13-Tuesday, Sept. 14 -Clergy Golf Outing and dinner
Monday, Sept. 13 - Office of Pastoral Services-NADD meeting, Region VII Directors
Tuesday, Sept. 14 - Office of Catholic Schools-Principals' Association Board
Tuesday, Sept. 14-Thursday, Sept. 16 - Office of Hispanic Ministry Mexican Consulate
Wednesday, Sept. 15 - Catholic Charities-Yellowstone Dr.-Special Needs Support Group
Wednesday, Sept. 15-Sunday, Sept. 19 - Office of Pastoral Services-NADD meeting, National Board of Directors
Thursday, Sept. 16 - Madison Serra Club-Board; Office of Religious Education-Getting Started Program
REEDSBURG - Camp Gray, scheduled events; for rent reservation or summer camp program, call Chris Baumgart, 800-711-4729:
Sept. 11-12 - St. Andrew, Verona;
Sept. 15 - Sacred Heart Parish, Reedsburg;
Sept. 16 - Edgewood Campus School, Madison.
Send announcements of parish and diocesan organizations' activities to: The Catholic Herald, P.O. Box 44985, Madison, WI 53744-4985; fax: 608-821-3071; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is the Wednesday preceding the week of publication.