Posts by Robert Saley

Posts by Robert Saley

RE Volunteers Needed!

If you are interested in helping our St. Jude Religious Education program as a catechist, hall monitor, or babysitter, or if you are interested in assisting with the Children’s Liturgy of the Word at the 9:30 Mass on Sundays, we would love to hear from you! For more information or to sign up, just contact Courtney Foster at the parish office: (920) 235-7412,…

Summer Office Hours Begin June 6

Summer hours at the St. Jude Office will begin on Monday, June 6: • Mondays, 8:00 am–2:30 pm • Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday, 8:00 am–4:30 pm • Friday, 8:00 am–2:30 pm To reach a parish staff member outside of office hours, leave a message at (920) 235-7412 or email [email protected] Summer hours will continue until after Labor Day weekend.

Construction begins at Lourdes Academy

And have them make me a sanctuary, so that I may dwell among them.—Exodus 25:8 On November 22, Ganther Construction officially began demolition of the Lourdes Academy parking lot to prepare for the expansion of its existing Middle/High School building. Once completed, the project will unite all 4K-12 students on one campus. Two new sections will be constructed on the…

The Return of the Sunday Obligation

The faithful are once again morally obligated to attend Sunday Mass, beginning the weekend of September 19 and 20. The lifting of the dispensation was announced in a decree issued by Bishop David Ricken on Monday, September 7, 2020. Please note that some of the faithful are dispensed from this obligation, including: Those with serious health concerns, especially about the…

Health and Safety Measures at Mass

With the return of the Sunday obligation on September 19 and 20, the need for health and safety measures is even greater than it was previously. Please keep to the following guidelines to help ensure a safe worship environment for all: Practice good hand hygiene before, during, and after Mass. Maintain a distance of 6 feet from those who are not part of your household. So…

Pastoral Home Visits to Resume

Good news! We will soon be resuming pastoral home visits for those who want them, including Care Ministry visits, Communion to the Homebound, and other visits. For more information or to arrange a visit for yourself or a loved one, please contact Marianne Sheahan: [email protected], (920) 235-7412. The Diocese of Green Bay, acting on the recommendations of the…

Return of Sunday Mass Obligation on 9/19-20

Big news! Bishop Ricken has lifted the dispensation for Sunday Mass obligation. Beginning the weekend of Sept. 19 and 20, all Catholics will once again gather as a community of faith on Sundays. Please note that the obligation to attend Mass still does not apply to some of the faithful, including those with serious health concerns, and those who are frail due to illness…

Pastoral Home Visits Still Suspended

While we are very excited to be able to return to Mass, we are painfully aware that many of our fellow parishioners are still unable to do so due to vulnerability to exposure to Covid-19, or permanent confinement to their residences. Regrettably, we are not yet able to resume pastoral home visits, which include bringing Holy Communion and Care Ministry until further…

Phased Return to Church Begins May 31

News is coming soon about a phased return to church! On Thursday, May 14, Bishop Ricken and diocesan staff presented a plan for the faithful of our diocese to begin being able to receive communion starting on Pentecost, May 31. Bishop Ricken will be making a statement about the plan to the media in the next few days … keep an eye on the local news. St. Jude Staff…