Foresters St. Mary’s Pasta Dinner

FORESTERS ST. MARY’S PASTA DINNER IS:  Sunday, February 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Osmond City Hall.  Serving spaghetti with or without meat sauce, chicken fettuccine alfredo, salad, pies, desserts and beverages.   Free will offering.  The proceeds go toward our youths religious education so please be generous.  The Foresters will match our first $1,000 and each additional $50 up to $500.  LET’S ALL COME TOGETHER FOR SOME GREAT FELLOWSHIP WHILE RAISING FUNDS FOR OUR YOUTH!!!!!!
We are accepting donations for food items and raffle prizes.  If you would like to donate, please contact Patsy Taylor at 402.640.3681.
CONTEST:  There is still time to submit your entry(ies) for the sauces, noodle or dessert contest.  The winner of each category will receive $50 as well as bragging rights.  If interested, please contact Patsy Taylor at 402.640.3681 as soon as possible to make sure we get your name added to the list.  Let’s see how many entries we can get!!!!


St. Mary’s Dinner Auction

The St. Mary’s Dinner and Auction will be held Sunday February 25th at the Osmond City Auditorium. Their will be silent auctions that will end at 12:30 p.m. and the live auction will start at approximately 12:30 p.m. Stay after you eat and bid! The net profit from this dinner and auction go towards St. Mary’s children’s programs, the school and family faith formation (prep). LaVail Aschoff and Carol Schmit are putting together the auction part of the day. Help them put together one of the best auctions we’ve had! 
Here are some items they are looking for: 
-money to purchase items to be auctioned
-items to go toward an auction basket theme of their choice
-an already made up basket, theme of your choice 
-a large item, like a quilt or hand crafted item
-an event, like a concert weekend
-small business basket, get your name out while helping a good cause
-a gift card for a service, gas or food
-a use of your skills, a service offered, a free house cleaning, a load of gravel, use of your boat or camper for a day
-a grilled dinner this summer for a group, you cook and provide the food
-a quarter or half of beef or pork
-swimming pool passes, zoo tickets
Use your imagination! They are open to suggestions.
They have some baskets and events purchased. If you would like to sponsor one of those, contact one of them

Missionary Discipleship 101

I know I’m suppose to evangelize, but how?
This hands-on, experiential workshop will increase your confidence in sharing your faith with others in daily life.
Saturday, March 24, 2018
St. Mary’s 2301 W. Madison Ave. Norfolk, NE
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. With an 8:30 a.m. Mass
$13.00 per person and includes lunch
Register at

Workshop Schedule
8:30 a.m. Mass
9:00 a.m. Welcome and light breakfast
9:30 a.m. Keynote by Fr. Jeff Lorig
10:00 a.m. Instructions and break
10:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions on:
1. Sharing your story
2. Leading small group
3. Praying as a missionary
Noon Lunch
1:00-4:00 p.m. Skill-building Practicum

Questions? Contact Beth Carlson 402.557.5610 or

Quest For Freshmen And Sophomores

There will be a Quest on March 17-18, 2018 at Tintern Retreat Center.  In order to reserve a spot, interested youth must complete and return all forms 1) Application 2) Parental Consent 3) Medical Release and 4) Code of Behavior.  The forms are in pdf format and can be found under the Quest tab at the top of St. Mary’s website and printed off. They must be returned to the address shown on the form along with the registration fee of $45.00.  There is also a tab to view the brochure explaining more about Quest.
We need Safe Environment Trained adult volunteers  to chaperone the boys or girls dorm rooms overnight on either Friday or Saturday.  If you are not trained this can be done.  Parents are encouraged to help out.  Spending time with your child on a retreat is an irreplaceable opportunity. 

Discovering CHRIST (Sacred Heart Parish Norfolk)

Discovering CHRIST is for anyone and everyone, from the baptized in the pews to the unbaptized person who has never entered a church, to enter into or renew a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, experience the love of God the Father, and be empowered by the Holy Spirit to live as God’s children. It also gives participants the relational support necessary to begin living for Christ within the parish.

February 6 – March 20, 2018 on Tuesday Evenings