Bits & Pieces – April 21, 2017

Bits & Pieces April 21, 2017 Octave of Easter     Catholic/Lutheran Prayer Service Archbishop Lucas invites you to join him at a prayer service for Christian Unity at St. Cecilia Cathedral on Monday, May 1 at 7:00 p.m. This service is part of our local commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Lutheran…

Pastoral Council Minutes – February 2017

St. Stephen the Martyr Pastoral Council Minutes February 28, 2017   The regularly scheduled meeting of the Pastoral Council of Saint Stephen the Martyr  (“Council”) was held on February 28, 2017, at 7:00 PM, Central Daylight Time, in the Gonderinger Parish Center.   I.                    Call to Order President Aaron Keller called the meeting to order. …

Bits & Pieces – March 17, 2017

Bits & Pieces Happy St. Patrick’s Day! March 17, 2017   Confirmation Commitment & Blessing This is an annual tradition here at SSM. This week-end, at each of our Masses, there will be a parish commitment for our Confirmation students. We are but 6 – 7 weeks away from celebrating the sacrament of Confirmation with…

Board of Education Minutes – December 20, 2016

St Stephen the Martyr Board of Education Minutes  Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 – 7 pm Randy Jespersen’s Home Attendance: Dr, Williby, Randy Jespersen, Michele Humpal, Jen Carda, Stephanie Tupper, John Kalkowski, Amie Konwinski, Dawn Stock Absent: Fr. Jim Tiegs, Deacon Ernie Abbott, Mary Maguire Opening Prayer: Randy Jespersen Approval of Minutes School Report: Dr. Roseanne…

Bits & Pieces – March 9, 2017

Bits & Pieces March 9, 2017   Daylight Savings Change This Week-end! “Spring Forward, Fall Back”   FIRST COMMUNION FAMILIES: BE SURE TO SET YOUR CLOCKS CORRECTLY SATURDAY NIGHT!   To All Coming to Mass This Week-end: Several of our regular Sunday Masses will be celebrated in the gymnasium so that we can accommodate three…

Pastoral Council Minutes – January 2017

St. Stephen the Martyr Pastoral Council Minutes January 24, 2017   The regularly scheduled meeting of the Pastoral Council of Saint Stephen the Martyr  (“Council”) was held on January 24, 2017, at 7:00 PM, Central Daylight Time, in the Gonderinger Parish Center.   I.                    Call to Order President Aaron Keller called the meeting to order. …

Bits & Pieces – February 25, 2017

Bits & Pieces February 25, 2017   ASH WEDNESDAY THIS WEEK, March 1 Masses are at 6:30 a.m., 8:15 a.m. (with school), 12:00 noon, 4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Soup Supper available after the last three Masses.   FASTING AND ABSTINENCE Ash Wednesday is a day of fast and abstinence from meet. All…

Bits & Pieces – February 17, 2017

Bits & Pieces February 17 Rest in Peace Parishioner Theresa Bellus (75), wife of John (Jack) Bellus. Funeral Mass Monday at 10:30 a.m. Vigil Service Sunday at 4:00 p.m. here at SSM, preceded by visitation from 2:30-4:00 p.m. John A. Gentleman in charge of arrangements. Jack O’Brien, father-in-law of staff member Tom Marble, father of…

Pastoral Council Minutes – November 2016

St. Stephen the Martyr Pastoral Council Minutes November 22, 2016   The regularly scheduled meeting of the Pastoral Council of Saint Stephen the Martyr  (“Council”) was held on November 22, 2016, at 7:00 PM, Central Daylight Time, in the Gonderinger Parish Center.   I.                    Call to Order President Aaron Keller called the meeting to order. …

Bits & Pieces – January 27, 2017

Bits & Pieces Supplement January 28, 2017   REST IN PEACE! Dale Fusselman, age 72.  Services Sunday at Braman’s at 4:00 p.m. Burial in Iowa. Michael Peters, Funeral Mass Monday, 10:30 a.m. at St. Wenceslaus. Michael is the son of former SSM school principal Dr. David & Nancy Peters. There will be a visitation Sunday…