Want to get involved?

If you would like to share your time and talent by helping out with any of these activities or events, please call the parish office.

Second Thursday Group

Open to all adults in either parish as well as their friends. The group gathers at 9:00 am on the second Thursday of each month to play cards and dominoes in the St. Joseph Parish Center. At 11:00 am until noon they enjoy lunch and fellowship. This is a good activity for those living alone that would like to get together with fellow parishioners and friends. No reservations needed, just show up by 9:00 am.

Taste of Italy

The pasta dinner and wine tasting is held the fourth Saturday in February at the Santa Claus Community Center. The Fundraising commission hosts this event.

Tri-Parish Anniversay Dinner

Anyone in the parish that will be celebrating in five-year increments of that year or has been married for more than fifty years is invited to attend the dinner. We feel anniversaries are very special and want to celebrate with our parishioners. It is held in February, the Saturday closest to Valentines Day.

Ladies Ecumenical Breakfast

Held on Ash Wednesday at one of our three parishes. The hospitality commissions hosts this event.

Lenten Dinners

The three parishes in our Catholic community host Lenten dinners at one of our locations each Friday during the Lenten season. During that time the hosting parish also has mass and Stations of the Cross. The Tri-parish Fundraising commissions hosts this event.

Feast of St. Joseph

A dinner held in mid-March to celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph. Held at St. Joseph Parish Center. The St. Joseph Hospitality commission hosts this event.

Mother Daughter Breakfast

A breakfast held the first Sunday of May at Mary Help of Christians Church in the parish center. The Hospitality commission hosts this event.

Feast of Mary Help of Christians

Celebrated on May 24th at Mary Help of Christians Church. The Hospitality commission hosts this event.

Quilt Show

Held the first Sunday in June at Mary Help of Christians Church. The Hospitality commission hosts this event.

Dinner Dance / Auction

Dinner dance, silent auction gift baskets, and fundraising auction held in the fall. The St. Nicholas Fundraising commission hosts this event.

Fellowship Sunday

Normally held the second Sunday of each month after Mass at St. Nicholas. The Hospitality commission hosts this event.

Donut Sunday

Normally held the first Sunday of each month after Mass at St. Joseph. Enjoy donuts on the 1st Sunday of each month in the narthex of church while visiting with parishioners and visitors. New members are also welcomed at this time.

Tri-Parish Carry-in Dinner

A tri-parish annual carry-in dinner held at one of our tri-parish locations. The Tri-parish Hospitality commissions hosts this event.

Golf Scramble

Normally held in the fall at Christmas Lake Golf Course. The St. Nicholas Fundraising commission hosts this event.

Mary Help of Christians Summer Picnic

Held the second Sunday of August at Mary Help of Christians Church. The Hospitality commission hosts this event. If you would like to share your time and talents please call the office.

Dale Fall Festival - Lemon Shake Up Booth

Held in early September in Dale. St. Joseph Parish sponsors a Lemon Shake Up Booth. The Fundraising commission hosts this event.

St. Nicholas Fall Festival

Normally held in the fall in Santa Claus. The Hospitality commission hosts this event.

Movie Night - Ladies Sodality

Held the first Sunday in October at Mary Help of Christians Church. The Hospitality commission hosts this event.

Social Luncheon

Held the third Friday of the month hosted by the ladies of St. Nicholas Parish. A noon meal accompanied by a health discussion sponsored by our Health ministry group in addition to games and social time.

Feast of St. Nicholas

The Feast of St. Nicholas is celebrated on the Sunday closest to the Feast of St. Nicholas (December 6) with a potluck dinner served in the lower level of the church. The Hospitality commission hosts this event.

St. Nicholas Parade Float

St. Nicholas enters a float in the Santa Claus Christmas Celebration parade normally held the second Saturday in December.