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Healing and Service
Healing PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sara M Scharpf   
Tuesday, 27 January 2009 11:37



The power of prayer and service allows the fullness of the Gospel to come to life. Jesus promises us that he will not leave us alone. With the grace of God, we can change our lives toward becoming more like Jesus every day. Reaching out to others who are lost, hurting, or estranged, brings this message of hope to others. This powerful focus brings hope to the hopeless. Join with us as we grow this ministry so close to Jesus.


Bereavement Team

The Bereavement Team provides support to families and guests before, during, and after funerals.

Contact: Parish Office at 235-7412

Marriage Annulment Committee

It is important to continue to support those who have divorced and need to find closure in their lives. This group will be trained to work with individuals who wish to receive an annulment from the church.

Contact: Parish Office at 235-7412

Eucharist to the Homebound

Parishioners are needed to take Communion to the home-bound and those who are recovering from an illness or surgery in their homes. Training will be provided.

Contact: Clarice Warnke (Oregon St. Site) at 235-0789

Home-bound or Nursing Home Visitor

Do you have the time to visit someone who is home-bound or in a nursing home? We provide Care Ministry training for those who visit our parish members.

Contact: Patti Christensen at 235-7412

Transportation Ministers

Ministers provide rides to Mass and other activities for fellow parishioners who are not able to drive. Please consider adding your name to our list, and we will call you when needed.

Contact: Patti Christensen at 235-7412

Prayer Chain

Let your number be part of a series of phone calls that insures the prayer intentions on the Prayer Chain are offered up to God.

Contact: Paulette Rasmussen at 688-3237

Serra Club

Serra Club members meet twice a month and are involved in supporting religious vocations. Parishioners can also become involved in Friends of Serra by volunteering to work at functions, such as the Christmas party or summer picnic for the sisters, priests, and seminarians, and/or by writing letters of encouragements or cards for birthdays, retirements or other notable dates.

Time commitment: Serra Club members meet at Franciscan Courts the second and fourth Friday every month beginning with mass at 11:00 am, followed by lunch and a speaker/program. Friends of Serra are welcome to attend.

Contact: Bob Vajgrt at 235-7257

Legion of Mary

The Legion of Mary is a worldwide organization. The goal for the Legion members is to fain holiness and become better Christians by a balanced program of prayer and works.

Involvement: Every week, active members are required to perform two hours of some specified apostolic work or bring Christ to others. Some of the work consists of: visiting and taking communion to the sick and home-bound, leading the rosary with residents at a nursing home, and going to the prison to say the rosary with some of th inmates each week.

Time Commitment: The Legion of Mary meets every Tuesday at 1:30 pm in the Parish Center for prayers, the rosary, spiritual reading, and to report on the work assigend at the previous meeting.

Contact: Barb Richmond at 235-5208

Marian Prayer Night

This Prayer Group was inspired by our Blessed Mother and the Holy Spirit on September 17, 1991, to have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in church to pray for peace in our families, our community, and our world.

Involvement/Time Commitment: We begin at 6:30 pm Tuesday evenings at the Knapp St. Site. We pray consecrations to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, have exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, a few minutes of quiet time, and then pray three rosaries. One can come and go as their time permits.

Contact: Nancy Jungwirth at 231-9026

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 March 2012 14:10
Elder Care Ministry PDF Print E-mail
Written by Patti Christensen   
Wednesday, 10 December 2008 11:24

Elder Care Ministry includes several services that are available to parish members.

Care Ministers

Care Ministers are trained to make pastoral visits to homebound, the lonely, and people who are going through a crisis or trauma.  They bring the presence of Jesus through their care and compassionate listening.  If you would like a pastoral visit from a Care Minister please call the parish office 235-7412 and ask for Patti Christensen, Pastoral Associate.

Communion to the Homebound

We have people who can bring communion to you after Sunday Mass.  This includes all those who are homebound, ill or cannot make Mass for some other reason.  Call the parish office at 235-7412 to make a request.

Make A Difference Day

On Saturday, October 24, 2009 St. Jude parishioners will volunteer with millions of Americans in Make A Difference Day.  In 2008, twenty-five volunteers helped seniors with raking, washing windows and other jobs to get ready for winter.  Do you need some help this year? You provide the tools and we provide the "elbow grease."  Call the parish office at 235-7412 and ask for Patti Christensen to make a request and get your name on our list. 


Last Updated on Thursday, 03 September 2009 14:34

How to Contact Us

Parish Offices:

St. Jude the Apostle
1025 W. 5th Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54902
Tel. (920) 235-7412

Office Hours:
  8am-4:30pm, M-Th
  8am-2:30pm, F
Summer Hours:
  8am-2:30pm M & F
  8am-4:30pm T, W, TH

Mass Schedule

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