The new CSA year kicks off this weekend. To learn about the people, programs, services and ministries supported by the CSA, please be sure to check out the information on the home page of the Diocesan website, www.catholicdos.org. Goal for St. Joseph: $58,731 Goal for St. Ann: $12,453 If you received a pledge envelope in the mail please place it in one of the collection baskets located at the Church entrances, bring it into the Church office or mail it to us at PO Box 877. Envelopes are also located in the pews and on the shelves at the Church entrances. Please make sure to include your name, address, total amount pledged, parish and your preferred way to give. If you prefer online donating, choose the CSA option on the “Give” page of our website at www.stjoseph-hayward.org. You may choose St. Joseph CSA or St. Ann CSA and choose one-time or recurring donations. Please do not hesitate to call the office if you have any questions. Thank you for your support and generosity.
The Hayward Rotary Club is partnering with Hayward Memorial Hospital and Water’s Edge in collecting school supplies and backpacks that will be donated to the Hayward and LCO schools for the upcoming school year. Supplies include pencils, pens, markers, crayons, glue, notebooks, paper, folders, binders, colored pencils, erasers and scissors. Collection boxes are located in the main entrance of the Church near Mary’s office and in the Parish Hall entrance to the Church from the parking lot. They will be available until Monday, August 23. Please contact Lucy Malcolm if you have any questions—715-558- 2382 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you volunteer in any way at St. Joseph or would like to find out more about volunteer opportunities? Are you unsure if you’re considered a volunteer? Some examples of participating as a volunteer include making prayer shawls and rosaries, being a Eucharistic Minister, a Catechist, an Usher, a Greeter, a Server, helping with the funeral lunches, the Sunday Socials and Wednesday evening Meals, bringing baby bags to new moms as part of the Elizabeth Ministry, helping to decorate the Church at Christmas, helping to maintain our Campus in any way such as light bulb changes and event setup/teardown, helping in the office, assisting with our website, reading at Mass, making alterations and sewing repairs, sending valentine cards to the homebound, leading Bible studies, participating in one of our Choirs, helping to lead the Stations of the Cross, volunteering during Holy Week, assisting with youth events….the list goes on and on. In appreciation, our Parish staff would like to invite all volunteers and anyone thinking of volunteering for an appreciation event at The Steakhouse on Aug 26 at 5:00 pm for appetizers and cheer. An RSVP by Aug 19 is appreciated. RSVP via the sign up sheets outside Mary’s office or by calling the office at 715-634-2867.
The Casimir Tyminski Scholarships are being offered by the Knights of Columbus for students from St. Joseph and St. Ann parishes who have completed one year or more of post secondary education. Scholarship applications are available at the parish offices at St. Joseph and St. Ann in Cable, as well as on St. Joseph’s website, stjoseph-hayward.org/knights-ofcolumbus. Application forms must be returned by August 30, 2021.
Whether you have simply drifted apart, or have arrived at separation or divorce, Retrouvaille offers hope. Begin this amazing 3-phase program with a weekend away August 20-22, 2021 (Wausau area). Fully Confidential, affordable, and open to couples of all faiths or no faith background. For details or to register, call toll free, 1- 877-922-HOPE (4673) or see www.HelpOurMarriage.org Space is limited. Early registration advised.
All are invited to the “Meet Six Social” following the 4:00 pm Mass on Saturday, August 14. Snacks and cheer (beer/wine) will be provided. This will be a great opportunity to meet new people in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.
Paul Todd and Friends return to St. Joseph Church on Wednesday, August 18, at 7:00 pm. Don’t miss it! Tickets are $25.00 and are now available at Lori’s Card and Gift and the Parish Office. They will also be available following all weekend Masses.
Calling all of our volunteers, and anyone interested in volunteering here at St. Joseph. God has blessed us with a wonderful Parish with so many people who, through their volunteer efforts, make it that way. In appreciation, our Parish staff would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge our volunteers who share their time and talents with great love and joy in so many ways. We will also provide updates on our current Ministries and introduce some new ones. For those thinking of volunteering, this will be a great opportunity to meet our current volunteers and learn about our Ministries and events in order to decide where God is calling you to serve. Please join us at The Steakhouse at 5:00 pm for appetizers and cheer. RSVP by signing up on the sheets outside Mary’s office or calling the office at 715-634-2867.
Last weekend’s first Sunday social was a huge success thanks to the Secular Franciscans. Following are the dates still available in 2021: August 22, August 29, September 5 and November 28. This is a wonderful way to meet new people and grow our relationships with our fellow parishioners and guests. If your group or family would like to commit to one of these open dates, please contact the parish office
“Whosoever dies in this garment shall not suffer eternal fire,” the promise of Our Lady to Simon Stock on July 16, 1251. To celebrate the feast day of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel anyone attending Mass this weekend will have the opportunity after Mass to be enrolled in the Brown Scapular by Father David. The Brown Scapular is a gift to you from your Heavenly Mother, Mary. Please stay after Mass to receive a Brown Scapular and be enrolled or to reenroll; you will also receive a document with the eligibility for the scapular promise.
All are welcome to join St. Ann’s at their annual picnic bash after 5:45 pm Mass sponsored by the Parish Life & Outreach Committee. They are serving brats, burgers, hot dogs, sauerkraut, potato salad, beans, beverages…...and more. Free will donations will be accepted.
The Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring a charity golf tournament on Saturday, August 14, at Lakeview Golf & Pizza. $35 includes green fees, prizes and pizza. Shotgun start at 9:00 am and 10:35 am—individuals and teams welcome! For information and tickets call Lakeview Golf at 715-462-3787, St. Joseph’s Church at 715-634-2867 or Al Stawicki at 715-794-2397. Deadline for signup is August 10. Join the fun and support a good cause.
Jerry Dumas passed away on July 2 and Harry Watts on July 7 . Jerry’s funeral is being planned for August 21 and Harry’s for this Friday, July 16. Please keep Jerry and Harry and their families and friends in your prayers.
The Northwoods Community Food Shelf has been fundraising for a garage/storage addition to their facility at the Spider Lake Church Youth Center. They will be serving tacos on Thursday, July 15, from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm, $2.00/each, eat in or carry out. They are located at 11255N State Hwy. 77, Hayward. Your support is greatly appreciated.
Elizabeth Ministry will begin our 9th program of Spiritual Adoption on the weekend of July 24 and 25. Those wishing to participate may sign up/receive more information at the Rosebud/Spiritual Adoption Table after the Masses. Our last Spiritual Adoption started just as the lockdowns began and participation was limited. I hope we can do better this time
Paul Todd and Friends return to St. Joseph Church on Wednesday, August 18, at 7:00 pm. Don’t miss it! Tickets are $25.00 and are now available at Lori’s Card and Gift and the Parish Office. They will also be available following all weekend Masses beginning July 17.