Author Archives: Caroline Ehmann

$1,855 — Proceeds from our First Fall Flower Sale!

Thank you . . . To the over 70 parishioners, community friends and volunteers.  We are pleased to split these proceeds 4 ways to help fund needed relief during the pandemic. Pick-up day was a terrific day of friendly smiles … Continue reading

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Donation to St. John Neumann Fellowship

In March 2020, the Ladies Auxiliary contributed a new coffee urn and 2 utility/serving carts.  Little did we know the curtailment of fellowship due to Covid-19. Fr. Peck wrote, “Both of these items will certainly help service the many events … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Home Fall Flower Sale 8/27-9/6/2020

If you are going to buy mums, why not buy them from us?  We are working with our Spring flower grower – quality you’ve come to expect.  In addition to mums, we are also offering Montauk Daisies.  These are late … Continue reading

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21st Annual Knights of Columbus “Never Give Up on Life” Memorial Golf Outing — 8/10/20

Come one, come all – because everyone is welcome to participate in this wonderful event. Make plans now to join us for a day of fun, or sponsor a loved one to help a great cause. For additional information, or … Continue reading

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$1,787 Contributed to Mercy for the Starving 2020

The Auxiliary matched member’s personal donations up to $750.  Members donated $1,037.  Our $1,787 donation will purchase 7,447 nutritious MannaPack™ meals and helped bring the 2-day service project event to St. Patrick Crane Road Church. Dempsey Hall was transformed from … Continue reading

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Spring Shred Day and Charity Garden Market canceled due to virus

Shred Day Fundraiser – April 25th moved to TBD Fall date. Charity Garden Market – May 9th – It is with much regret that we’ve canceled our Charity Garden Market for 2020.  It was an agonizing decision for the Committee as flowers bring … Continue reading

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Knights of Columbus and Ladies Auxiliary Sponsor Art Statue for School

 The Knights of Columbus and Ladies Auxiliary are delighted to sponsor the statue of Jesus and Children to benefit and inspire our children and future generations at St. Patrick School. Monsignor Deutsch wrote, “Sacred art created throughout the ages … Continue reading

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Last Fall’s Bunco Fundraiser Achieved $2,500 for LivingWell Cancer Resource Center

At the Ladies Auxiliary January 6, 2020 meeting, Doris Braddock, Treasurer and Carla Weeks, Event Chair presented Living Well’s Director, Angela McCrum with checks totalling $2,500, as Donna Fike, President looks on.  Thank you to all those that came out for … Continue reading

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Knights of Columbus 4th Degree District Meeting

On Saturday, October 19th, Bishop David Malloy stopped for a photo with Donna Fike, President of the Ladies Auxiliary Council 12,497.  Donna co-hosted the Ladies Luncheon and presented how our council has grown in the past 11 years in faith, … Continue reading

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Northern Illinois Food Bank Volunteers packed 3,600 pounds of potatoes

Providing 3,000 meals to hungry neighbors.  And good for you, too!  Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes may be one of nature’s unsurpassed sources of beta-carotene.

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