Immaculate Conception - Holy Day of Obligation Mass Times

Feast of the Immaculate Conception - Holy Day of Obligation
8:00 am & 5:15 pm

HELP NEEDED! Sts Peter & Paul is sponsoring the Neighborhood table on December Thurs Dec 15. Two hours of your time would be a great help. Shifts start at 12:30 to 6:30pm. Please sign up to do God’s will! Feed the hungry. Call Marygrace Schliesman 715 423 1296

CHRISTMAS FOOD BASKET Collect food for the less fortunate. Our food drive will be held on December 3rd & 4th and on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Dec. 8th. Bring non-perishable food with you when you attend Mass on those dates and place it in the boxes that will be located near the entrances of the church. We will add to the baskets fresh food, cheese, chickens, bread and potatoes which we must buy. We will need donations to cover this cost. Last year through your generosity we as a parish distributed over 30 food baskets to families in south Wood County. Food Baskets will be packed Dec 14 after 8am Mass, and distributed on Sat Dec 17 after 8am Mass.

Christmas Bake Sale Ladies of SSPP please donate bake goods for our Annual Bake Sale to support the PCCW, Parish Council of Catholic Women. Please bring baked goods to the Family Cenacle on Sat, Dec 10 after 3pm. Please decorate in nice packaging. The sale will be held Dec 10 & 11 after all the masses in the Family Cenacle. We appreciate everyone’s help in this project and the parishioners purchasing all the goodies.

Gethsemane at SS Peter and Paul “Pay your sacrifice of thanksgiving to God and render Him your votive offerings. Call on Him in the day of distress ...” and He will heal the wounds in your life, your family, our country, and our Church. Join us at the Gethsemane of SS Peter and Paul every Thursday night from 11 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Call Jeff Ashbeck 715-451-0619 or Tony Biolo 715-213-4571.

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A List of 244 Priest-Scientists (From Acosta to Zupi)

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Help Needed!

HELP NEEDED! Sts Peter & Paul is sponsoring the Neighborhood table on December Thurs Dec 15. Two hours of your time would be a great help. Shifts start at 12:30 to 6:30pm. Please sign up to do God’s will! Feed the hungry. Call Marygrace Schliesman 715 423 1296

CHRISTMAS FOOD BASKET Collect food for the less fortunate. Our food drive will be held on December 3rd & 4th and on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Dec. 8th. Bring non-perishable food with you when you attend Mass on those dates and place it in the boxes that will be located near the entrances of the church. We will add to the baskets fresh food, cheese, chickens, bread and potatoes which we must buy. We will need donations to cover this cost. Last year through your generosity we as a parish distributed over 30 food baskets to families in south Wood County. Food Baskets will be packed Dec 14 after 8am Mass, and distributed on Sat Dec 17 after 8am Mass.

Christmas Bake Sale Ladies of SSPP please donate bake goods for our Annual Bake Sale to support the PCCW, Parish Council of Catholic Women. Please bring baked goods to the Family Cenacle on Sat, Dec 10 after 3pm. Please decorate in nice packaging. The sale will be held Dec 10 & 11 after all the masses in the Family Cenacle. We appreciate everyone’s help in this project and the parishioners purchasing all the goodies.

Gethsemane at SS Peter and Paul “Pay your sacrifice of thanksgiving to God and render Him your votive offerings. Call on Him in the day of distress ...” and He will heal the wounds in your life, your family, our country, and our Church. Join us at the Gethsemane of SS Peter and Paul every Thursday night from 11 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Call Jeff Ashbeck 715-451-0619 or Tony Biolo 715-213-4571.

A Thanksgiving Day Message From The President And Vice President Of The U.S. Conference Of Catholic Bishops

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