Saint Lawrence Parish

206 Second Street South
P.O. Box 246
Alma, WI 54610
Rectory Phone: (608) 687-3496
Office Phone: (608) 687-8418
tresecclesiae@gmail.com

MASS TIMES

The general dispensation from Sunday Mass and Holy Days of Obligation is lifted effective June 26, 2021. Only those who have reasonable cause for a continued absence from Sunday Mass and Holy Days of Obligation shall continue to be dispensed. Sunday Masses continue to be televised and live streamed on the Diocese of La Crosse website, YouTube channel, Facebook.

SundaySep 25

  • 7:15 am - 7:45 am Confession(St. Lawrence, Alma)
  • 8:00 am Mass(St. Lawrence, Alma)

    † Mary Anne Glentz

  • 9:30 am Confession(Immaculate Conception, Fountain City)
  • 10:00 am Mass(Immaculate Conception, Fountain City)

    † Richard Kiedrowski

MondaySep 26

  • NO Mass

TuesdaySep 27

  • 5:30 pm Mass(St. Boniface, Waumandee)

    Special Intentions

WednesdaySep 28

  • 8:00 am Mass(St. Lawrence, Alma)

    † Jeanette Duda

ThursdaySep 29

  • 8:00 am Mass(St. Lawrence, Alma)

    Recovery from an illness

FridaySep 30

  • 8:00 am Mass(Immaculate Conception, Fountain City)

    † Elaine Spika

SaturdayOct 01

  • 8:00 am Mass(Immaculate Conception, Fountain City)

    For the Health of Irv & Betty & Carlos & Dorothy

  • 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Confession(St. Boniface, Waumandee)
  • 7:30 pm Mass(St. Boniface, Waumandee)

    † Diana Bork

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SAINT LAWRENCE EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

SEP25

Knights of Columbus Membership Drive

Add Sun, Sep 25

Please consider joining the Knights and you will forever be rewarded. You can make a difference in your Family, Church and Community!

SEP26

Knights of Columbus Council #6789 Meeting

Add Mon, Sep 26 @ 7:00 PM

OCT2

Christmas Boxes of Joy

Add Sun, Oct 2

Christmas Boxes of Joy through the Cross Catholic Missions will be available for parish members to fill for the children served by this organization. Handouts with information will be included with each box. The boxes must be returned to church by Sun, Nov 6. More information will also be posted on the bulletin board.

OCT2

Help at St. John's Church Sunday Supper

Add Sun, Oct 2

We will be helping St. John's Church with their Sunday Supper on Sun, Oct 2. St. Lawrence parishioners are encouraged to volunteer to help with this ecumenical event. More information to come!

OCT2

St. Lawrence PCCW Meeting

Add Sun, Oct 2

in church basement following 8:00am Mass

All women from St. Lawrence are invited.

OCT9

Christmas Boxes of Joy

Add Sun, Oct 9

Christmas Boxes of Joy through the Cross Catholic Missions will be available for parish members to fill for the children served by this organization. Handouts with information will be included with each box. The boxes must be returned to church by Sun, Nov 6. More information will also be posted on the bulletin board.

DEC10

Cookie Walk

Add Sat, Dec 10

A pre-baking event will be on Wed, Dec 7 at church.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Area Fall Festivals

Sacred Heart Parish, Pine Creek, WI will be celebrating their Annual Fall Festival Dinner on Sun, Oct 2 starting with Mass at 10:00am. They will have a dinner, games, bingo, silent & Chinese auctions as well as their live auction. More info in back of church on board.

St. Bridget’s Parish in Ettrick, WI will have their Breakfast & Bingo Fall Festival on Sunday Oct 2 from 10am to 1pm. There will be Bingo, bake sale/country store, silent auction, Chinese & Bucket raffle and kids games.

St. Stanislaus Church, Winona, MN Fall Craft fair will be held Sat, Oct 29 from 9:00am-2:00pm in St. Stan’s school gym. They are seeking vendors to join them for the fair. If interested call the Parish office at 507-452-5430 or email ststans@hbci.com or go to their website for an application.

Getting to Know Jesus Christ in a Deeper Way: Reading the Catechism in 10 Months

We grow in our love for someone as we get to know them better. Would you like to grow in your love for Jesus Christ through coming to know Him better? Reading the Catechism, a few pages each day, will help you deepen your understanding of His incredible love for you.

A modest schedule of 15 paragraphs per night (roughly 3 pages) has been arranged that will take about 10-15 minutes of reflective reading, 5 nights a week over 38 weeks. A schedule is emailed to participants every two weeks.

To sign up, email Ann Lankford at alankford@diolc.org with the word Catechism in the subject line.

There are usually more than 100 people who participate each year and they express that the fruits are well worth the effort. Invite your friends to join.

Rectory Upkeep

All three parishes of St. Boniface, St. Lawrence and Immaculate Conception are responsible for the up keep of the Fountain City rectory since it is the only rectory left among the parishes. And where our priest, Father Doss, lives. Last year we made enough to replace windows and buy Father a new mattress. There are many other things that need to be done. We are rotating each year a fundraiser for the rectory repair. St. Lawrence is in the process of getting their “Rectory Fundraiser” together for this fall. Keep an eye out for more information in the upcoming weeks.

Saints Peter and Paul Parish Invites You

Saints Peter and Paul Parish invites all in the Deanery to take part in these new services being offered:

  • Sts Peter and Paul Parish has Eucharistic Adoration on the first Wednesday of each month from the end of the 8:30am Mass until 7:00pm at which time there is Benediction. All are encouraged to walk in and spend some time with Our Lord Jesus in prayer or just silent listening.
  • Beginning on Mon, Oct 3, Sts Peter and Paul will have an 8:30am Mass on the First Saturday of each month.
  • Also, The first Thursday of each Month we have a soup and sandwich luncheon in the Church Hall after the 12:00pm Mass. All are welcome to join us for Mass or just the free will Luncheon.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend Give your marriage a well-deserved vacation.

Plan to go on a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend and come back with a marriage that is refreshed and full of energy!

Upcoming dates:

  • Sep 9-11 in Dubuque, IA
  • Nov 18-20 in Holstein, IA

For more information call Greg and Denise at (563) 920-9419 or drubner9419@gmail.com.

SEP28

40 Days for Life

Add Wed, Sep 28 - Thu, Nov 3

40 Days for Life is the largest internationally coordinated pro-life mobilization in history. This year we will stand in prayerful witness outside Planned Parenthood, 1201 Caledonia Street in La Crosse, 7:00am-7:00pm, Sep 28 - Nov. 3.

Attend the Opening Rally on Tue, Sep 20 at 6:30pm at the Black River Beach Neighborhood Center, 1433 Rose Street in La Crosse. Brian Gibson, Executive Director of Pro-Life Action Ministries, will be the featured speaker. Refreshments served. Sponsored by La Crosse Life League.

Questions? Call Marie Allen at 608-784-5189.

SEP28

Elementary Religious Education (Grades 1-6)

Add Wed, Sep 28 (weekly)

Elementary Religious Education meets every Wednesday after school until 5:00pm at St. Mary’s Parish Life Center in Fountain City.

SEP28

Final Affairs Forum

Add Wed, Sep 28 @ 3:30 PM

at the Pepin Village Hall

The forum is open to all residents of Pepin & Buffalo counties, regardless of age and is free of charge. Local experts will provide attendees with information related to end-of-life and estate planning. More info on bulletin board in back of church.

OCT5

Elementary Religious Education (Grades 1-6)

Add Wed, Oct 5 (weekly)

Elementary Religious Education meets every Wednesday after school until 5:00pm at St. Mary’s Parish Life Center in Fountain City.

OCT5

Teen Religious Education (Grades 7-10)

Add Wed, Oct 5 @ 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM (every other week)

Every other Wednesday, 7:00-8:15pn at St. Mary’s Parish Life Center in Fountain City

Classes will rotate this year between the 3 parishes.