“Uniting People Living In Faith and Truth” (UPLIFT) Teens provides spiritual formation for all High School students from the parishes of the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Old St. Mary, Our Lady of Divine Providence, SS Peter & Paul and Three Holy Women. UPLIFT Teens will encounter Jesus Christ and be in a peer community that supports a life of discipleship. Whether you are a Junior or Senior in High School preparing to receive the sacrament of Confirmation or an underclassman open to learning more about your Catholic faith, UPLIFT Teens is for you!
For registration and information about the new religious education program please see tinyurl.com/uplifthighschool. Email gro.l1568806334imhcr1568806334a@noi1568806334tamro1568806334fylim1568806334af1568806334 or call 414-962-2443 with additional questions.
Contact: Nino Rebholz, *protected email*
You are invited to our next Prayer Shawl meeting in the Three Holy Women Parish Office (1716 N Humboldt Ave). When these prayer shawls are completed, they are blessed and given to our Director of Pastoral Care, Terri, to share with those who are in need of prayer and support from our community. This ministry has a great spirit! These gifted individuals share their faith with the sick, lonely and heavy hearted, and remind them of God’s love.
Prayer shawl gift bags are always available to anyone in our parish. If you or someone you know needs a prayer shawl or you have a question, please contact Terri at 469-6173 or gro.l1568806334imhcr1568806334a@ths1568806334alab1568806334.
“A Church which ‘goes forth’ is a Church whose doors are open…Often it is better simply to slow down, to put aside our eagerness in order to see and listen to others, to stop rushing from one thing to another and to remain with someone who has faltered along the way.” Pope Francis in Evangelii Gaudium
Three nights this summer, our communities will invite neighbors and guests in to see a beautiful church and to light a candle for peace.
Friday, July 12
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist (Bastille Days – 812 N Jackson St)
Saturday, July 27
Three Holy Women-St. Hedwig Church (Brady Street Festival – 1702 N Humboldt Ave)
Saturday, September 21
Immaculate Conception Church (Bayview Bash – 1023 E Russell Ave)
Can you help in one of the following areas?
-Come pray in the church
-Greet/welcome people at the door
-Invite our neighbors into the church
If you have questions or are interested in volunteering for these events, please contact Nino Rebholz at gro.l1568806334imhcr1568806334a@nzl1568806334ohber1568806334.
As we celebrate the 175th anniversary of the Archdiocese, they are sponsoring 7 Days of Service from September 22-29. There are two ways for you to get involved: There will be a Care Bundle packing event at St. Francis of Assisi Parish on Tuesday, September 24 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Sign up here: https://archmil.regfox.com/7-days-of-service-carebundles.
You can also join the Walk for the Poor to support the work of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. The walk will be held on Saturday, September 28 at 9:00 am at St. Alphonsus Parish in Greenfield. You can register for the walk here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4219526.
Both of these events are family friendly, so feel free to sign up with the kids! If you have questions, please contact Laura Hancock, Director of Social Justice and Outreach, at gro.l1568806334imhcr1568806334a@lkc1568806334ocnah1568806334 or 414-271-6577.
Join us for a free concert presented by local Organist Karen Beaumont on the Holtkamp organ installed in 2010. This is part of a summer series at St. Hedwig. For more information contact Mary Robertson at gro.l1568806334imhcr1568806334a@mno1568806334streb1568806334or1568806334 or 414-261-6577.
June 23 – “Bach and the French”
July 21 – Works of the German Baroque
August 18 – Works of Bach and Sweelink
September 22 – J.S. and C.P.E. Bach (Donations of non-perishable food items accepted for Riverwest Food Pantry)
October 6 – Frescabaldi (Free will donation to benefit the Secular Order of the Franciscans)
All students in 6th-8th grades from any school or religious background are invited! Our Nova Nights will typically occur the third Sunday of every month, and will be a ton of fun! We will play games, get to know each other, learn about the faith and build a strong community for the East Side to bear witness to. You can see more details and RSVP at tinyurl.com/novarocks.
If you’re a parent or an adult who would like to support our middle schoolers, we-re still looking for volunteers to join the team. For any questions, feel free to reach out to Nino Rebholz, Associate Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, at gro.l1568806334imhcr1568806334a@nzl1568806334ohber1568806334.
This five-session program will begin on Monday, September 9 and meet in the Old St. Mary Parish Office. The group will meet for five consecutive Monday evenings from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. The program will touch on many different topics such as Different Stages of Grief, Understanding Anger, Depression and Unfinished Business. You will have the opportunity to share your memories and feelings with others who are walking the same journey.
In a Bereavement Support Group, grievers can hear testimony from those who have “been there.” They will discover that others have suffered similar pains, fear, sadness and anger. It is critical for a griever to know that it is okay to feel lonely, depressed or isolated, and to know with certainty that someday they will feel better. A Bereavement Support Group can offer hope. Let us walk this journey with you—Register TODAY! Please contact Terri at 469-6173 or gro.l1568806334imhcr1568806334a@ths1568806334alab1568806334 if you have any questions or want to register.
“Be doers of the word, and not merely hearers.” (James 1:22)
Last year we started our first CFM group in our parishes. Through prayer, discussion and action, members grow in their faith and provide support and friendship to one another. We OBSERVE the world around us, JUDGE in light of Christ’s teachings and ACT according to what the Gospel calls us to do. Couples and families learn to live their faith in their everyday lives at home, in our communities and in the market place. If you want to learn more, join us on Monday, September 23 at 7:00 pm at the Three Holy Women parish office, and participate in a sample meeting and learn more about the CFM mission. Contact Mary Robertson at 414-271-6577 or gro.l1568806334imhcr1568806334a@mno1568806334streb1568806334or1568806334 for more information.