April Parish Events

Faith Seeks Understanding  (adult education class)

Tuesdays,  6:30 p.m.

April 2                   Developing a spiritual life

April 9                   Forms of prayer

April 23                 Mystagogy: Living our Catholic faith publicly

April 30                 Mystagogy: The Missionary Mandate to make disciples


Forgiven  (adult education class)

Sundays,  10 a.m.

Using “Forgiven” from the Augustine Institute and delving Lenten traditions of the Church, we will discuss and pray together in preparation for the coming of Christ at Easter.

  • April 7 – Forgiven Episode 3: Embracing Mercy
  • April 14 – Discussion: Importance of almsgiving during and after Lent


Knights of Columbus meeting

Tues. April 2,  6:30 p.m.

Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus Meeting 

Tues. April 2,  6:30 p.m.

 All women of the parish are invited.  Agenda:  Game Night


Lenten Soup Night

Wed. April 3, 5:30 p.m.

 Come enjoy a variety of delicious soups during our Lenten Parish Soup Nights while sharing in conversation with fellow parishioners. Hosted by the RE families. Bring a pot of soup to share. Followed by an Interactive Stations of the Cross in the gym.


Stations of the Cross

Fridays, April 5 and April 12,  7:00 p.m.

Come participate in traditional Stations of the Cross each Friday during Lent.


Parish Service Day

Sat. April 6, 10:30 a.m.

Join us as we deep clean the church to be ready for Easter. Sponsored by the Women of Risen Christ.


Prayer in the Square

Sat. April 6, 10:30 a.m.

Pray the Rosary & Chaplet at the Risen Christ statue as we pray for an end of abortion, worldwide persecuted Christians & the healing of the Church. Led by Fr. Scott or Fr. Eric. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.


High School Youth Group

Mon. April 8, 6:30 p.m.

Movie event: UNPLANNED

Read about this on the High School Move Event Tab on this page.


Respect Life Meeting

Wed. April 10, 6:30 p.m.

Please attend the next Respect Life meeting to help plan the May diaper collection.



Fri. April 12, 9:30 a.m.

Tues. April 16, 6:30 p.m.

Come prepare for Easter.  Fr. Scott, Fr. Eric, and several visiting priests will be available to hear Confession. These opportunities are in addition to our normal Confession times.


Nursing Home/Homebound Ministry Meeting

Fri. April 12, 6:15 p.m.

If you are a volunteer who visits our homebound parishioners, please attend this important meeting to review the program.


Women of Risen Christ

Sat. April 13, 9:00 a.m.

All women of the parish are invited to join this group which focuses on spirituality and service to the parish.  Guest Speaker:  Christine Fritschen


Parish Outreach Meeting

Sat. April 13, 10:00 a.m.

All parishioners are invited to participate in this important ministry that serves the needy in our parish boundaries. Meet in the office conference room.


Palm Sunday

Sun, April 14

Palm Sunday Procession at the 11:00 a.m. Mass only.  Gather in the Parish Hall before Mass begins.


Chrism Mass

Tues., April 16

Because all diocesan priests will be attending the Chrism Mass at the Basilica, there will be no 12:15 p.m. Mass on April 16. There will be a Communion Service instead.


Holy Thursday

Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Thur. April 18,  7:00 p.m.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Parish office closes at 2:00 p.m.  (NO 6:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m., or 12:15 p.m. Masses)


Good Friday

Fri. April 19,  3:00 p.m.

Liturgy of the Word, Adoration of the Holy Cross, and Holy Communion.  Special collection for the Holy Land.

The parish office is closed. (NO 6:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m., or 12:15 p.m. Masses)


Good Friday Cantata

Fri. April 19,  7:00 p.m.

Come listen to the choir and friends who will perform a moving musical version of the Passion of Jesus.


Blessing of Easter Food

Sat. April 20, 10:30 a.m.

Bring your Easter meal to the church for a special blessing.

Easter Vigil

Sat. April 20, 8:30 p.m.

No Confessions nor daytime Masses other than the Easter Vigil.


Easter Sunday

Sun. April 21

Masses: 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. in the Church

9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the Gym

NO 5:30 p.m. Easter Sunday Mass

The Nursery and Book Nook will be closed Easter weekend.


Easter Monday

Mon. April 22

The office is closed for Easter Monday. There is only one Mass at 9:00 a.m.


Confessions for RE Students and their families

Thur. April 25, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Several priests will be available to hear Confessions for RE students and their families.

Book Nook Special Hours

Thur. April 25, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Tis the season of sacraments!  The Book Nook has beautiful and affordable cards and gifts especially for First Confession, First Holy Communion and Confirmation.


Easter Egg Hunt

Sun. April 28, after the 9:00 a.m. Mass

Young children are invited to participate in an Easter egg hunt following the 9 a.m. Mass. Meet in the parish hall.


 Divine Mercy Sunday

Sun. April 28,  3:00 p.m.

Join us for a Holy Hour and recitation of the Divine Mercy Chaplet.  Priests will be available to hear Confession.

Parish Festival

Sunday, August 18,  from 12 – 4 p.m.

This year our festival will be BIGGER and BETTER!

What we are planning –

We’ll have twice as many carnival games, including an inflatable obstacle course!

FREE Bingo with gift card prizes

Beer and Brat garden

Bigger prizes for the carnival games

Free crafts and games for the little ones

Country store with handcrafted items

NEW – a Silent Auction, featuring a pencil drawing from Fr. Scott


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