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OCTOBER 5TH Day Trip to Marytown

Posted on September 11, 2019 in: General News

OCTOBER 5TH Day Trip to Marytown
Please consider joining the Burlington Intentional Disciples  who are headed to the National Shrine of St. Maximillian Kolbe in Libertyville, Illinois. The day will start at 9:45 a.m. with a St. Kolbe talk with Brother Don. This also includes a tour of the Holocaust Exhibit. At noon there will be a mass followed by lunch. After lunch the group will have the opportunity to visit the gift shop, Private Adoration, Rosary Walk, and Outdoor Shrines. The visit is set to end at 2:30 p.m. with the expectation to be back to Burlington by 3:30. This trip will cost $20/person or ...

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Women of Christ

Posted on September 11, 2019 in: General News

Women of Christ
Ladies, it's time to take a day for yourself and refresh your soul. Join us for the Women of Christ one day conference that will be filled with laughter, some crying, some enlightenment and good food from Panera's.  It is held on Saturday, November 9th 9 AM to 5 PM at the Fair Grounds in West Bend. There will be 5 speakers, including Bishop Hying and Derya Little author of "From Islam to Christ".  There is a hall of information from coffee beans for sale from a monastery to books and religious items, services offered by the Archdiocese, &...

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Annual Knights of Columbus Food Drive
The Heim Hall Knights of Columbus will be having their annual food drive over the next three weekends. Starting on September 21st and 22nd the bags will be handed out after mass. Please pick up a bag to bring back the following weekends filled with non-perishable food items and toiletries. These items will then be given to Love Incorporated to help and feed the homeless in our community. The final collection date for the items will be Sunday October 6th. Thank you in advance to any one that can help!  

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Seven Days of Service

Posted on September 11, 2019 in: General News

Seven Days of Service
Tri-Parish Human Concerns Activities: Donations for  Love, Inc. Pantry: Items most needed at this time:  laundry detergent, baby wipes, toothpaste and toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo, soap, toilet paper, canned meats, pasta sauces, and canned soups (please check buy-by dates on food products). Donations may be placed in bins at the entrances in all three parishes during the entire week.    Monetary Collection: Monetary donations can be placed in collection baskets at all masses beginning September 21 through September 29.  Recipie...

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TEXT MESSAGE AND EMAIL SCAMS iTUNES
WATCH FOR UNSAFE TEXT MESSAGES AND EMAIL Be alert for Text Messages that seem to becoming from Father Jim Volkert but are not. Be alert for the iTunes Gift Card Scam! The hoax we told you about a few months ago seems to be making its way through the archdiocese again. Several parishes contacted us this week to ask if there is a way to prevent these bogus emails from going out to their staff and parishioners. Unfortunately, there is not. The best defense is to educate your people! If you are not familiar with this scam, it starts with the fraudsters creating a fa...

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Eucharistic Ministers Needed

Posted on August 30, 2019 in: General News

Eucharistic Ministers Needed
Have you thought about expanding your spiritual life? Maybe now is that time!  We are in need of    Eucharistic Ministers for all the Masses, especially 4:30 PM. If you are even slightly thinking about it, please give me a call or send me a message. Sue Novasic, 262-763-7837 or suenov5@aol.com  

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Register for REP or Family Life

Posted on August 21, 2019 in: General News

Register for REP or Family Life
Students are expected to be enrolled in Religious Education from 1st-11th grade (if not attending a Catholic school). Registration forms are available on all TriParish websites. Forms and payment can go to your church office.   Religious Education classes are offered by the TriParish in two formats:   REP Classes: Parents will drop off children for weekly grade-leveled classes from 9:15-10:15am on Sundays at St. Mary Parish School. Available for grades K-8. Contact Margie Robers for more information:  mrobers@stmb.org   Family Life Nigh...

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Smile.Amazon.Com Parish Fundraiser
Immaculate Conception St. Mary Parish will earn money from the AmazonSmile Foundation when you shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/39-0806246.  

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Tri-Parish Sunday Morning Religious Education Notes
Just a reminder that in order for a child to receive their First Communion preparation, the child must first attend Grade One. We also offer Kindergarten. On another note, we need substitute teachers. You would only be asked to teach maybe two or three times a year. Since we will be in three different locations – grade school, Notre Dame Building and the Annex, we need a few adults to volunteer as hall monitors. Safeguarding God’s Children Archdiocesan certification is required for either one of these jobs. The Safeguarding Class is scheduled at St. Char...

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Harvest for Hot Lunch

Posted on August 14, 2019 in: General News

Harvest for Hot Lunch
Would you like to share your bountiful harvest with our students?  The Burlington Catholic Hot Lunch Program would be grateful for any of your home-grown vegetables or fruits.  Tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, beets, green peppers, green onions, broccoli, cauliflower, watermelon, cantaloupe, etc., may be dropped off at either location: St. Mary campus cafeteria anytime between 8 AM – 2 PM, beginning Tuesday, August 20th. St. Charles campus cafeteria anytime between 8:30 AM – 1 PM, beginning Tuesday, August 27th. We appreciate your generosity! ...

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Catholic Stewardship Appeal

Posted on August 14, 2019 in: General News

Catholic Stewardship Appeal
Each year our parishes are asked to take part in supporting the work and mission of the Church in southeastern Wisconsin through the Catholic Stewardship Appeal.  While the names and testimonials of those whose lives have changed because of the Appeal vary, the messages of faith, hope, and charity remain the same and resonate as strongly as ever.   This year’s theme, Amazing Grace, serves to remind us to be thankful for how the wonder of God’s infinite grace affects and changes us.  Grace helps to deepen our faith, make us more loving, carin...

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Adult Formation Wednesday Nights

Posted on August 12, 2019 in: General News

Adult Formation Wednesday Nights
St. Mary, along with St. Thomas in Waterford, St. Clare in Wind Lake, St. Charles in Burlington and St. Joseph and Lyons have an adult formation program which is intended bring adults into a deeper knowledge of the Catholic Faith. Any adult, even those who are not catholic are invited to attend. You may attend one topic, all sessions in a series or all the series.  The venue for these adult formation series rotate two sites.  St. Mary in Burlington (108 McHenry Street, Burlington, WI 53105) in Heim Hall (the door is located between the ...

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Coaches, Chaperones and Volunteers...
Safe Environment Training is being offered Tuesday, September 24 at 6:30 PM at St. Charles. This training is required for anyone in the Archdiocese who works with children. Registration is mandatory. Register at https://milwaukee.cmgconnect.org.  A background check is included in this online process.   

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Helping Families Grow in Faith

Posted on August 07, 2019 in: General News

Helping Families Grow in Faith
It takes everyone in a parish community to grow strong families. Please consider volunteering your talents with our Religious Education program. We need people who want to lovingly serve God - we can train you on the specifics! Is God calling you to serve? Please contact Ellie Schultz to learn more  eschultz@mystcharles.org  

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Parish Fundraiser July 15 and 16
Prime Day is July 15 & 16! You can make a difference while you shop Amazon Prime Day deals on July 15 & 16. Simply shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/39-0806246 and AmazonSmile donates to St. Mary Parish.  

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Tri-Parish Mens Group

Posted on March 09, 2019 in: General News

Tri-Parish Mens Group
Our Tri-Parish Men’s Group Our Tri-Parish Men's Group meets at 7:00 PM the first and third Wednesday of every month. The meeting takes place at St. Charles in Andre Hall. All men ages 18 and older are welcome to attend.  

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Your Church Envelope

Posted on February 13, 2019 in: General News

Feel free to drop your church envelope in the     collection basket at any of our tri-parish masses.     It will find its way to back to your home parish,  thanks to our volunteer collection counters!  

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Adoration Closed Jan 31

Posted on January 31, 2019 in: General News

Adoration is closed Jan 31

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Jan 31 Schools Closed

Posted on January 31, 2019 in: General News

If schools are closed, there will be no monring Mass, Adoration is Closed,  and Parish Office is Closed. 

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Monday, January 28 Closings

Posted on January 28, 2019 in: General News

Due to the weather schools are closed.  When schools are closed the parish office is closed, Eucharistic Adoration is closed and there is no Mass.

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Upcoming Safe Guarding Class

Posted on October 26, 2018 in: General News

Tuesday, November 13 St. Mary's Heim Hall (church basement) 6:30 PM Safeguarding Class-Safe Environment Education essential program for any and all parents interested in helping at school or chaperoning any school activity - go to https://milwaukee.cmgconnect.org/ to register.   Note: This session is not appropriate for those under the age of 18. Please do not bring your underage children unless the location specifies that child care is provided.  

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Vacation Bible Camp

Posted on June 29, 2018 in: General News

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN Experience the ride of a lifetime with God this    summer at Rolling River Rampage Vacation Bible Camp:  Monday-Friday, August 6-10         8:30-Noon St. Joseph’s Parish Center, Lyons Open to all children age 4-12 Registration forms available online at: st-josephsparish.org Volunteers still needed:  Anyone grade 7 and up can become part of our VBC team. For more information contact Rita VanSchyndel at 262-763-2050 or email: vanschyndelr@archmil.org   Rolling River Rampage VBC Monday, August 6th &n...

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The Inaugural BCA Golf Classic, a scramble event, August 30 at Evergreen CC, Elkhorn Registration: Noon Shotgun Start: 1pm Dinner: 5:30pm approx. Guest Speaker: Packer Legend LeRoy Butler 6:15pm Proceeds go toward new Burlington Catholic Athletics uniforms. Dinner Only: $30 per attendee who isn't already golfing in the outing. EARLY BIRD before noon May 30, $26 per attendee who isn't already golfing in the outing. Get more details and register for golf, dinner, and/or sponsorship opportunities TODAY!

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Gently used spring or summer clothing and tennis shoes, jewelry, craft items, collectibles and vintage items, home d├ęcor, dish sets in good condition, pots & pans (not rusty, scratched, or broken), small appliances in working condition -- irons, fans, hair dryers, etc., small furniture pieces such as end tables, lamps, shades, chairs, dressers, small tables. (No stains, rips, pet hair or structural damage) items may be dropped off at our Waterford store, 822 Forrest Lane, Mon thru Fri 9 - 3,  Sat 9 - 2. Larger furniture items can be picked up - call 262-332-7242. THANK YOU!  

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Free Subscription to "Formed.org"
Please log into your FREE parish subscription of www.formed.org with password NBNCWYHere you will find a plethora of information on our Catholic faith which includes Bible studies, movies, biographies and talks.  Make use of this valuable tool for your faith formation.  You can do it by yourself, family or friends.  Our pick of the week is Lectio-Evangelization --   How is Jesus working in our lives to fulfill his call to evangelize? How are we called to respond in the midst of conflict, rejection, and outright persecution? There is no bet...

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YOU’RE INVITED to our Preschool’s… 5th Annual “Night on the Shore” Dinner, Auction, & Bucket Raffle benefit for St. Mary Preschool & Extended Care Programs. Friday, May 11 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm St. Mary Grade School Cafeteria - 225 W State St $35/person or $65/couple (Adults only) or SAVE...reserve a Party of 8 table for just $250!! Join us for a delicious, roll-up-your-sleeves dinner brought piping hot to your table! MENU: Potatoes, corn-on-the-cob, sausage, peel n’ eat shrimp, bread, coleslaw, and dessert Beer, wine, and soft drinks included...

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School Unification Proposal

Posted on January 12, 2018 in: General News

The School Unification Steering Committee (SUSC) concluded their open meetings on December 18.  Thank you to all those offering their input during the course of these sessions, through the survey, and via electronic messages and personal                 conversations.    Appreciation is also given to the 53 individuals who were active in the various task force groups.  The SUSC acknowledges each concern and suggestion and finds them beneficial to our ongoing          &n...

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Christmas Masses

Posted on December 20, 2017 in: General News

Christmas Eve: St. Mary - 4:00PM, 10:00PM St. Charles - 5:00PM St. Joseph - 5:00PM, 9:30PM Christmas Day: St. Mary - 9:00AM St. Charles - 8:00AM, 10:00AM St. Joseph - 9:30AM  

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Non-Perishable Food Items Needed

Posted on December 02, 2017 in: General News

Please bring a non-perishable food item to Mass each week for the local food pantry.  

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The Knight's of Columbus are once again holding a FREE Pancake Breakfast and Yogurt Bar at the St. Mary's Grade School Cafeteria from 8:30 to Noon on February 12. Join us for food & fellowship 8:30-Noon in the cafeteria.  Enjoy pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and a yogurt bar.  Donations welcome.

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Eucharistic Adoration

Posted on February 07, 2017 in: General News

Eucharistic Adoration is offered in our Good Shepherd Chapel Monday through Wednesday from 9 until 9.  When you drop in you will see several people praying.  Some are registered adorers who come at an assigned time every week, and some are visitors.  Our Lord is surely pleased. Please keep coming.  Stay for a few minutes or an hour.  Our world is so busy. So noisy. Enjoy the silence and a one-on-one personal encounter with Jesus. Nowhere in Burlington can you experience this kind of quiet time with Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament. Please keep coming (and don't forget to sign the gue...

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Tri Parish Book Study

Posted on February 07, 2017 in: General News

"Forming Intentional Disciples" Book Study Are you an intentional disciple?  Do you live in a personal relationship with Jesus which draws others closer to Him?  If these questions intrigue you, come join members of our tri-parish community on Friday, Feb. 17th at 7 PM to discuss "Forming Intentional Disciples" by Sherry Weddell.  Contact Colleen Schiltz at 248-5768 for details. 

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HoopsMania Parish Fundraiser

Posted on February 07, 2017 in: General News

Between January 28th and March 12th, we will be holding a Hoopsmania fundraiser: “Hoopsmania” Sweepstakes. Tickets are $10 each. The parish gets to keep $7 of ticket sold. Each ticket has a 1 in 29 chance of winning a cash prize. No basketball team knowledge is necessary – ALL tickets have an equal chance of winning a cash prize.  Each ticket has 8 “seeded” teams, 1 through 8.  Track your points online, manually or both.  Prize Money: 1st - $1,000 2nd - $200 3rd - $100 42 runner up prizes - $20 each Lowest combined score - $50 Next th...

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March Madness Parish Fundraiser

Posted on January 25, 2017 in: General News

Between January 28th and March 12th, we will be holding a Hoopsmania fundraiser: “Hoopsmania” Sweepstakes. Tickets are $10 each. The parish gets to keep $7 of ticket sold. Each ticket has a 1 in 29 chance of winning a cash prize. No basketball team knowledge is necessary – ALL tickets have an equal chance of winning a cash prize.  Each ticket has 8 “seeded” teams, 1 through 8.  Track your points online, manually or both.  Prize Money: 1st           $1,000 2nd         ...

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Please join us for an 8 week bible study on Ephesians. Every Wednesday night from February 15 through  April 12th, a new topic will be covered. The study will be from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the St. Sebastian room in the basement of St. Mary Church.  Paul's letter to the Ephesians reveals many remarkable gifts that we as Christians are given in the church. This letter tells us about the nature of the church- as a body, as a household, as a mystery, as a communion, as a bride, and as an army. It shows us the great inheritance that awaits us as sons and daughters, adopted fully into the family of...

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Lenten Fish Fry Help Needed

Posted on January 25, 2017 in: General News

Lenten Fish Frys are fast approaching and we need your help!  Come volunteer for an evening with fellow friends and parishioners and join in the fun of fish fry. We will be needing help for the dates of March 10th, March 24th, April 7th and April 14th.  If you want to help out please contact Suzanne via email at suzanne.nickolai@gmail.com or via phone at 262-210-6697, please be sure to let us know if you are able to work the whole evening, the 4:00-6:15 PM shift or the 6:00-8:15 PM shift.  This is a great way to get more involved in your faith community...

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