Immaculate Conception Catholic Community

308 Florence Ave.

Florence, WI

 

Saturday evening Mass 6:00 pm

Sunday morning Mass 8:30 am

Tuesday evening Mass 5:30 pm

Friday morning Mass 8:30 am

Thursday Eucharistic Adoration 4:00-6:00 pm

Confessions or anointings:  second Thursday of every month 

                                  from 4:00 - 6:00 pm; 

                                  before Mass when priest is available; 

                                  or by appointment

Due to the ongoing COVID-19, pandemic, effective Friday, March 20, 2020, ALL PUBLIC ATTENDANCE AT MASSES in the Diocese of Green Bay is suspended and will be reviewed, again, in mid-April pursuant to Bishop David L. Ricken.  More information regarding the diocese’ response to the pandemic can be found by visiting www.gbdioc.org.
In addition, all church activities have been cancelled until further notice; however, St. Mary's Parish Office will remain open Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8:00 am - 12:00 noon. 

RISING IN FAITH!

BISHOP’S APPEAL 2020:  Goal:  $11,893.00 

                             Donated to date:     $6,015.00 

Half way there!  50% of goal left to go!

Bishop's Appeal by the Numbers
  The Bishop’s Appeal reaches out and impacts the lives of thousands of people every year.  Here are some interesting facts to illustrate how the Diocese inspires disciples, and how the Bishop’s Appeal is making a difference in the lives of all of us:
    53     Catholic schools shared our faith (47 elementary, 6 high school)
    156     Parishes celebrated liturgies throughout the year
    930    Couples were joined in marriage
  2,698    Members of our Diocese passed away     
  1,995     Adults and young people were confirmed 
  2,481     Children and adults received First Communion
  2,507    Infants and adults were Baptized
 11,371      Students participated in Catholic Schools
 15,603     Students took part in Religious Education classes
284,364    Catholics worshiped in Diocesan parishes
  In each of these areas the Bishop’s Appeal impacts the ministries that inspire disciples.

  To make a gift today contact your parish, visit the Bishop’s Appeal website at www.catholicfoundationgb.org/give, or call Tammy toll-free at 877-500-3580, ext. 8123.

   We kindly ask that all donations be mailed directly to the diocese at PO Box 23001, Green Bay, WI, 54305-3001.  (Checks payable to CF/Bishop’s Appeal). 

   Thank you for supporting this important campaign!

With the weather turning very cold this week, here are a few reminders for the season of winter:

* If school or other local events are cancelled or delayed due to inclement weather, there will be no daily Masses on those days (5:30 PM Tuesday, 8:30 AM Friday).

* If in the rare event Fr Timothy cannot make it to Mass on the weekend due to roads, weather, or an emergency, we will try to have individuals on hand to lead the community in a liturgy service with Communion which will fulfill the Sunday Mass obligation.  If not, your desire to be at Mass and the lack of a Mass being offered is not a sin.

* Finally, if the weather is too bad for you to make it to Mass, it is not a mortal sin to miss Mass due to health or weather concerns, but you should strive to keep holy the Sabbath day by another means:  perhaps by reading the scriptures of the day, watching Mass on TV or listening on the radio, or taking dedicated time for prayer like the Rosary or something similar. These are not intended to be a substitute for Mass, but an alternative when the weather or your health prevent your attendance.  Thank you!

 

 

 

Dear Ms. Gall and the Parishioners of Immaculate Conception Parish:

     It is with a joyful heart that I share the good news with all of you, as to the appointment of Father Timothy Brandt as Pastor of

Immaculate Conception, Florence; St. Joan of Arc, Goodman; and St. Stanislaus Kostka effective July 2, 2018.

     As followers of Jesus Christ, walking in the spirit of Romans 15:7, “Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you,

for the glory of God”; I trust, you, too, will welcome Father Brandt and his awesome ministry with open arms. 

     [Fr. Timothy was born in Clintonville, WI, attended seminary in Mundelein, IL, was ordained to the diaconate in 2008, and to the

priesthood on June 6, 2009, by Bishop David Ricken.  He served as associate pastor at St Joseph, Annunciation, St. Jude and

St. Patrick in Green Bay before being assigned as Administrator/Pastor of Holy Family in Brillion in 2011.]

     May God bless you and your families with His very best, as we continue our journey together as missionary disciples in the

Diocese of Green Bay, striving to lead all people to the Kingdom of God!

      Sincerely in Christ, Rev. Donald Everts, Chair, Priest Personnel Board

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