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Human Concerns 2018-09-04T14:47:40+00:00

Human Concerns Commission

The St. Jerome Human Concerns Commission develops programs and resources to meet human needs in the Parish and community. These ministries seek to raise consciousness on issues in relation to justice and peace.

Contact:
Lynne Jorgensen, Chairperson, 414-750-8164

Adult Learning Center

Tutors from St. Jerome Parish help inner city adults learn to read on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings.

Contact:
Ginny Holahan, 262-567-2752

Bereavement Committee

Coordinates November Evening Prayer of Remembrance and maintains contact with bereaved families.

Contact:
Elaine Swenson, 262-567-2787

Diaper Ministry

Collects gently used or new adult-size t-shirts which are cut, sewn into diapers, and distributed to moms in Guatemala.

Contact:
Ginny Holahan, 262-567-2752

Family Promise

Family Promise of Waukesha County assists homeless families by offering housing and meals as well as training to find employment and handling finances and family issues — all in an effort to support these families to become self-sustaining and live in their own home. St. Jerome Parish is a “supporting” parish for this program on a rotating basis with other area churches. Our parish provides meals as well as volunteers who serve dinner, spend time with families in the evening, and assist with set-up and take-down for our scheduled “host weeks”.

Our next host week is October 14-21. To volunteer, CLICK HERE.

To learn more about Family Promise or sign up for a one-time volunteer training, CLICK HERE.

Contact:
Claudia Visser, 262-844-3633

Food Pantry

Coordinates monthly donations of food and money for the St. Vincent de Paul and Oconomowoc Food Pantry.

Contact:
Dan Biersack, 262-569-9175

Funeral Luncheons

Prepares and serves food to family members after funerals. Volunteers are needed on a rotating basis, days and/or evenings, to set up tables and serve food, as well as clean up after the meal. Bakers are also needed occasionally to provide homemade desserts.

Contacts:
Jean Bender, 262-567-5081
Joanne Buege, 262-354-0778

Giving Tree

Christmas Outreach program which provides families and individuals in the Lake Country area with personal Christmas gifts and benefits inner city educational programs.

Contacts:
Brenda Stieber, 262-569-9027
Diane Zastrow, 262-569-9623

Jingle Bell Dinner

Free Christmas Day dinner for anyone (families included) who might be alone or in need of a meal on this holiday. Food is prepared by individual families and delivered to your home.

Contact:
Lydia LoCoco, 262-569-3026

Mini Vinnies

The Mini Vinnies is a youth conference of the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Jerome Parish. Youth in grades 7 through college graduates work locally to serve those in need and to live their faith actively.

Contact:
Coleen Valley, 262-370-0494

Respect Life

Sponsors annual baby bottle collection, Mother’s Day flower sale and baby clothing collection to benefit crisis pregnancy centers as well as provides pro-life information and materials, as requested. Coordinates pro-life flag display and parish schedule for 40 Days for Life prayer vigil. Keeps the parish current on pro-life issues and activities via the kiosk in the narthex and parish bulletin.

Contact:
Cheryl Millot, 262-966-3592

Shorehaven Health Center Volunteers

Volunteers are needed Thursdays, 9:30 to 11:15 a.m., to transport wheelchair-bound residents to and from the chapel for Catholic Mass.

Contact:
Marilyn Henes, 262-567-3671

Plus: Parish volunteers conduct and help Shorehaven residents play Bingo on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

Contact:
Forrest Tucker, Pastoral Associate, 569-3037

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Assists people in need of food, clothing, and financial aid. Helps assemble and distribute lunches in Waukesha.

Contact:
Call 262-955-5899

St. Vincent Meal Program

Assists in providing dinner every month for 250-300 people at a Milwaukee inner city site. Food is collected and prepared in the St. Jerome School kitchen. The group carpools to the city at 3:45 p.m. to deliver and serve the meal and returns by 7:30 p.m.

Contact:
Arlene Ziety, 262-567-6074

Mass Times

Saturday 4:30 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM, 10:30 AM, & 4:30 PM (Spanish)
Daily Mass (Mon-Sat) 8:00 AM

Devotions

Chaplet of Divine Mercy
Monday-Friday, 3:00 PM
Mother of Perpetual Help
Tuesday after 8:00 AM Mass
Rosary
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays after 8:00 AM Mass

Reconciliation

Saturdays, 2:30 – 3:30 PM
and by appointment

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