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2023 archive of From the Desk of Fr. Pat!

2023 archive of From the Desk of Fr. Pat!

First Communion Celebrations:

Posted by Amy Jo Schmit on 4/21/23

The weekend of April 29/30 our parish will be celebrating with parish families who will be bringing their children to receive Holy Communion for the first time. They have been preparing for this day for months. Just a note: the Masses that weekend will be full, especially the 4:30 ... Read More »

Holy Week Mass Schedule & Cement Work at St. Mary's

Posted by Amy Jo Schmit on 3/31/23

Holy Thursday, April 6: Morning Prayer at 8:30 am and the Mass of the Lord’s Last Supper at 7:00 pm, both at our Immaculate Conception Church site in Saukville.

Good Friday, April 7: Morning Prayer at 8:30 am and the Prayer Service of the Passion of the Lord at ... Read More »

A day of Reconciliation

Posted by Amy Jo Schmit on 3/16/23

On Wednesday, March 29, the Archdiocese is sponsoring a Day of Reconciliation. Various parishes in the Archdiocese will have confession from 8:00 am-8:00 pm on that day. The parish in our deanery that is hosting this event is St. Monica, in Whitefish Bay. You can go to the Arch ... Read More »

Regarding the Cup of Consecrated Wine

Posted by Amy Jo Schmit on 3/09/23

An Important Message FromFr. Patrick Wendt  Regarding the Cup of Consecrated Wine  Occasionally I’m asked about returning to the practice of sharing the cup of Consecrated Wine.  I’m waiting for direction from the Archdiocese in that regard.  I personally am leery of sharing the cup still at this point.  I ... Read More »


Posted by Amy Jo Schmit on 2/22/23

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING TODAY AND THIS EVENING’S MASS AND ACTIVITIESDue to the inclement weather, St. John the XXIII Parish will be closing early today.There will be NO MASS AT IMMACULATE CONCEPTION THIS EVENING.Please be careful out there today!

Lent 2023

Posted by Amy Jo Schmit on 2/22/23

Our season of Lent started last Wednesday. The Catholic Church asks each member to preserve the penitential character and purpose of Lent. For this reason:a. Catholics who have celebrated their 14th birthday are bound to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and each Friday of Lent.b. Catholics who have ... Read More »

Important! Please Read Regarding the Possibility of Inclement Weather, Ash Wednesday

Posted by Amy Jo Schmit on 2/21/23

  While receiving Ashes is a great way to start off Lent, Ash Wednesday IS NOT a Holy Day of Obligation and you should consider your safety first in case of inclement weather.   Please, do not make unsafe decisions in order to attend Mass.  


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