November and December - Around the Diocese
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Seat of Wisdom Diocesan Institute
2013-2014 - Bishop O'Connor Center and around the dioceseFor continuing education in the Catholic Faith for all adults and especially our catechists. All courses can be registered for on the Diocesan Website at www.madisondiocese.org/seatofwisdom or by contacting the Office of Evangelization & Catechesis at 821-3160. The schedule is available online.
Free Christmas Babysitting Service
Saturday, December 7th
The Catholic Women/Christian Mothers are sponsoring free-babysitting service for moms and dads who would like to Christmas shop without the kids (infants to 12 years old) from 9am to 4pm. High school students will assist with organized activities and games. Forms are available to fill out prior to the event. Adults that would like to volunteer as chaperones for part of the day, please contact Marilyn 876-6851 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Elizabeth Community Christmas Celebration
Saturday, December 7th - Bass Creek Golf Club
St. Elizabeth Manor in Footville Invites you to the Second Annual Community Christmas Celebration Saturday, Dec.7, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Bass Creek Golf Club Free Light Lunch 11-2 pm There will be a Silent Auction and Craft Vendors Please contact Melissa at (608) 876-4056 for more information, or to make a donation to the Silent Auction.
Service of Rememberance
Sunday, December 15th - St. Paul
The 2013 Service of Remembrance For People of all Faiths will honors and remember loved ones who have passed away. The service will be held at St. Paul on Sunday December 15th at 7 PM. Refreshments and fellowship in the basement afterwards.
Knights of Columbus - Coloring Contest
Entries Due by December 15th1st-4th graders of St. Augustine and St. Paul parishes are invited to create a picture of the "True Meaning of Christmas". Forms are available at your church. If you did not receive one, contact your parish office. Entries due Dec.15.
Wednesday, December 18th - St. Augustine
The St. Augustine 8th Annual Christmas Pageant is on Wednesday, December 18 at 7 PM at St. Augustine Church.
Faith formation students in all grades will participate as performers, hosts or providers of refreshments. Everyone is invited.
January 24-26, 2014 - Bishop O'Connor Center, Madison
Is your marriage hurting and stressful? Find help through Retrouvaille, a program for struggling marriages. In Retrouvaille, couples find they are not alone. There is hope and grace. Madison's upcoming Retrouvaille program begins January 24-26, 2014 at the Bishop O'Connor Center. To learn more call 608-249-2377 or visit www.helpourmarriage.com