Ministries

Human Concerns
Adult Ministry
Family Ministry
Young Adult Ministry
Youth Ministry
Children's Ministry
Services Offered

 
Youth Advisory Committee Meeting
August 23, 2017 
 
Men's Ministry
August 26, 2017 
 
Children's Liturgy of the Word
August 27, 2017 
 
Human Concerns Commission Officers
August 28, 2017 
 
Surrender
August 28, 2017 
 
Surrender Babysitting
August 28, 2017 
 

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SVdP and the Boy Scouts will collect your clothing and household goods the weekend of September 9/10.
 
Discovering your Gifts as a Disciple
 
Bishop Barron's New Catholicism Series, the "Pivotal Players"
 
Bible Study beginning September 19, 2017
 
Lifelong Faith Formation leaders are needed for 2017-2018.
 
Get to know the great teens that are part of our parish family!
 


To seek Christ, Know Christ and Become Christ, each one for the sake of all

  Services Offered


FOR ALL

Faith Formation

  • Welcoming/Hospitality: Doughnuts, beverages and hospitality are provided once a month after the 9:00 a.m. Mass for all parishioners.

  • Advent and Lent Events: These special opportunities provide adults and families with a wide variety of resources for entering into the true meaning of these holy seasons.

Pastoral Care

  • Pastoral Counseling: Pastoral counseling is available through either of our priests or Pastoral Associate, Mary Lestina. We are available for emotional and spiritual support, or for support during times of crisis.

  • Hospital Visits: We try to visit hospitalized parishioners several times each week. We wish to know if you or a loved one is hospitalized.

  • Homebound Ministry: We visit homebound parishioners and bring Eucharist.

  • Ministry to the Sick

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: A weekly support group on Friday evenings at 6:00 pm.

  • Helping Hands: This ministry provides meals for parish families when needed due to an illness, emergency or new baby in the family. Please let us know if you know of a family who could use a meal.

  • Prayer Network: This ministry takes request for prayers and distributes them through the prayer network. This ministry provides support and help to those in need of prayer.

  • Direct Assistance: Our parish provides direct assistance to parishioners in need when the occasion arises and as we are able. For financial assistance, please contact Mary Lestina.

  • Grief Support Groups: Grief support groups are offered each spring and fall, as well as referrals on an ongoing basis.

  • Bereavement Ministry: Offers activities for people in our parish who are grieving.

  • Individual Follow-up after a Loss: St. Dominic provides individualized follow-up to families following a loss.

  • Funeral Receptions: Volunteers provide hospitality, setup and cleanup in the Marcy Center for receptions after a funeral liturgy, as requested.

  • Women and MOMS with MS Group: Meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 3:30 pm in the Marcy Center.
     

FOR ADULTS

Sacramental Opportunities

  • Adult Confirmation: A collaborative program with area parishes designed to prepare Catholic adults, who have already received baptism and Eucharist, for the sacrament of confirmation.

  • Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA): A process of preparation, prayer, formation, discussion, and ritual for those who wish to become Catholic.

Lifelong Faith Formation Opportunities

  • Bible Study: The parish offers a variety of bible study opportunities throughout the year.

  • Quad Parish Metro Bible Study: A 24 week in-depth study of a particular book of the bible on Wednesday evenings and Thursday mornings.

  • Book Club: Parish members gather every monthly to discuss a wide variety of books.

  • Quad Parish Men’s Group: Men from area parishes gather on Saturday morning from 7:00-9:00 am to reflect on the Sunday Gospel and its connection to daily life.

  • Quad Parish Men's Retreat: Men from area parishes go on retreat at the Jesuit Retreat house in Oshkosh on the third weekend of January.

  • Parish Mission: Offered every other year over a period of several days, the mission features an inspiring speaker for the purpose of growth in faith.

Recreational and Social Opportunities

  • Golf Outing: Open to men and women, this mid-July event is a best ball scramble held at Ironwood Golf Course on Friday of the second weekend in July.

  • Golf League: Held three times a month, mid-May through August, this noncompetitive, social league for women and men takes place on Tuesdays at Wanaki Golf Course.

  • Dart ball: Participate in the Catholic Blue and Gold Dart ball League on various Wednesday evenings, 6:00-10:00 pm, August through April, in the Cafeteria.

  • Co-Ed Volleyball: Held every Friday, September through June, at 9:00 pm in the Gym.

  • Men’s Basketball: Held in the Gym, Thursdays, 9:00 pm, year-round (except Holy Days and Holy Week), and Sundays, 9:00 pm, Sunday after Labor Day Weekend through the Sunday before the Memorial Day Weekend.

  • Dominic Days Parish Festival: Come for the food, music, rides, run, car show, raffle, tent Mass, and fellowship on the second weekend in July.

 Pastoral Care and Relational Support Programs

  • Cancer Survivors Group: Meets on the last Wednesday of the month in the parish offices.

  • Divorce Recovery Program: A six-session program offered twice a year.

  • Harry Hawthorne 40 Plus: A weekly support group for over 40 job-seekers that meets on Saturday mornings. This group provides job seekers with the resources to find a needed job or change careers.

  • Quad Single Again: Sponsored by area parishes and located at St. John Vianney, this group for those recently divorced meets twice a month to discuss topics of importance to participants.

  • Seniors Group: Meets every second Tuesday morning of the month for Mass, lunch, and entertainment or an educational presentation.

  • Elizabeth Ministry: This mom-to-mom ministry seeks to support moms of young children and women of childbearing age through pregnancy, parenting, infertility and other challenges.

  • It's Time/Faith in Recovery: It's Time is an ongoing parish session about mental illness awareness. Faith in Recovery is a support group for those struggling with depression and/or other mental illnesses, as well as for their families.

  • Nursing Home Ministry: We visit several nursing homes, and provide Communion Services at two nursing homes.

  • Referrals for Counseling or Assistance: Mary Lestina is able to provide referrals for counseling, financial assistance or for community resources (i.e. for an elderly parent).

  • Adult and Family Programs: The Adult and Family Ministry Committee sponsors a variety of programs for adults, couples, and families.

FOR PARENTS

  • Parenting with Love and Logic: A seven-week series on parenting, meets each spring and fall led by a trained facilitator.

  • No Sweat and a Smile: A companion program to Parenting with Love and Logic, a facilitator meets with interested parents on the forth Tuesday of the month at 11:00 am to provide parenting coaching. This is on a drop-in basis, and all are welcome. Child care provided.

  • Ministry of Mothers Sharing (MOMS): Moms gather on Monday or Tuesday morning twice a month from 9:15-10:45 am for mutual support and spiritual growth.

  • Parenting Programs: Ongoing programs to assist parishioners in increasing their parenting skills and in dealing with particular parenting issues.

FOR CHILDREN

  • Sunday Morning Nursery: The nursery is available for children ages 0-3 during the 9:00 am Mass.

  • Vacation Bible School:  During the summer, children in preschool through fourth grade are invited to participate in a week long Vacation Bible School. Slideshow

  • C.L.O.W. (Children’s Liturgy of the Word):  CLOW is an alternative worship experience for children in grades one through four. During most 9:00 am Masses, September through June.

  • Sunday School:  The Sunday program uses art, music, Scripture stories, and a variety of other activities to enable little children to participate in the faith life of the community at their own level and ability.

FOR YOUTH

  • Mission opportunities: Mission opportunities exist for the youth of our parish through Group Workcamps, the Archdiocesan Global Youth Mission, and Summer Outreach for Junior High students.

  • Teen Mass:  We offer a Teen Liturgy with our Quad Parish to be held four times per year, once at each parish.

  • Service opportunities: Make a Difference Day, Special Olympics, Fall Clean-up, Christmas help, Meal Programs, Peer Leadership, Teaching in the LFF program and others.

  • Catholic Youth Conference:  Held each summer in Steubenville, MN

  • National Catholic Youth Conference:  Biannual event held in cities throughout the United States.

  • Retreats:  Retreats are offered for all age groups.

  • Catholic Youth Expeditions:  An exciting ministry for young people throughout Wisconsin.  Since C.Y.E. started back in 2002, the apostolate has ministered to hundreds of high school students and young adults through expedition retreats of prayer, proclamation of the Gospel, and outdoor adventure.  C.Y.E. offers a fun and faith-filled camping experience which presents the Gospel message as vibrant and alive. For expedition schedule or more information: Catholic Youth Expeditions

  • Youth Group Nights:  Twice a month on Wednesday night from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Topical discussions, game nights, movie nights, etc. Watch the bulletin for dates and activities.

FOR YOUNG ADULTS

  • College Care Packages: A special outreach of support and encouragement for our college students before first semester final exams. More information

  • Quad Young Adults Catholic Connection: Sponsored by the area parishes and located at St. John Vianney, this group for single young adults offers social events, educational offerings, and spiritual programs.

  • Catholic Youth Expeditions:  An exciting ministry for young people throughout Wisconsin.  Since C.Y.E. started back in 2002, the apostolate has ministered to hundreds of high school students and young adults through expedition retreats of prayer, proclamation of the Gospel, and outdoor adventure.  C.Y.E. offers a fun and faith-filled camping experience which presents the Gospel message as vibrant and alive.  For expedition schedule or more information: Catholic Youth Expeditions

  • Theology on Tap:  Four week summer speaker series on Tuesday nights at 7:00 pm in July for single and married adults in their 20s and 30s held at locations throughout southeastern Wisconsin. The Quad parishes (St. Dominic, St. John Vianney, St. Joes, St. Mary) host Theology on Tap.  There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.  Young adults of all denominations are  welcome.  Information on dates, places and presenters are available in late Spring.

OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES

  • Mission opportunities: Mission opportunities exist for the youth of our parish through Workcamp and the Archdiocesan Global Youth Mission experiences. For adults, there are also mission opportunities to our Archdiocesan sister parish, La Sagrada Familia in the Dominican Republic, and to the Working Boys Center in Quito, Ecuador.

  • Food Ministry: We have a small emergency food pantry that provides food to those in need. We are always looking for the donations of canned goods, and for parishioners interested in packing and delivering food once a month to the Waukesha Food Pantry.

  • Helping Hands: This ministry provides meals for parish families when needed due to an illness, emergency or new baby in the family. Please let us know if you know of a family who could use a meal.

  • Prayer Network: This ministry takes request for prayers and distributes them through the prayer network. This ministry provides support and help to those in need of prayer.

  • Interfaith Caregiving Network: St. Dominic is an active member of Interfaith Caregiving Network, which seeks to help senior citizens stay in their own homes. They provide transportation, respite care, friendly visits and assistance with snow removal and lawn care.

  • Direct Assistance: Our parish provides direct assistance to parishioners in need when the occasion arises and as we are able. For financial assistance, please contact Mary Lestina.

  • St. Vincent de Paul Society - Parishioners with an interest in helping people in need are welcome to join our active St. Vincent de Paul Society, which provides home visits, case management to those in need, nursing home visitation, and many other ministries.

  • Grief Support:  Parishioners with a special interest in grief and with some training are invited to help facilitate groups.

  • Individual Follow-up after a Loss:  Parishioners with some training and a special interest in grief ministry are welcome to participate in this ministry.

  • Funeral Receptions: Volunteers provide hospitality, setup and cleanup in the Marcy Center for receptions after a funeral liturgy.

  • Bereavement Ministry: Assists in planning activities for people in our parish who are grieving.
     

 



 

 
 
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