Events

Nov. 19
Recycled Christmas, Hayward
St. Joseph, Hayward, holds the annual Recycled Christmas sale on Saturday, Nov. 19. Doors open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items include Christmas lights, garland, ornaments, jackets, hats and mittens. All proceeds benefit youth programs at St. Joseph and St. Ann, Cable. 715-798-3855.

Chili feed/bake sale, Catawba
St. Paul the Apostle, Catawba, holds the annual chili and chicken soup meal, Saturday, Nov. 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
There will also be a bake sale. Cost is freewill offering. 715-339-2222.

Nov. 27
Candlelight River Walk in River Falls
On Sunday, Nov. 27, at 6:30 p.m., an Advent Candlelight River Walk will begin with a gathering at the Veteran’s Park on the Kinnickinnic River. Luminaria will light the way, but flashlights are encouraged.
In case of bad weather, the alternative location will be the First Congregational Church. This is an ecumenical event.

Nov. 30
Advent preparation at St. Anthony
On Wednesday, Nov. 30, beginning at 6 p.m., an Advent preparation event titled “The Lord is coming … but why?” will take place at St. Anthony, Park Falls. The evening includes a soup supper and talks by Diocese of Superior employees Chris Hurtubise and JulieAnne Johnson, followed by adoration.

Dec. 3
Advent retreat in Eagle River
On Saturday, Dec. 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., presenter Ryan O’Hara will speak on what it means to be “Rooted In” prayer and Scripture at St. Peter the Fisherman, Eagle River. Register at northernlakescatholics.org.

Dec. 4
Women’s retreat, Hammond
St. Mary’s, Hammond, hosts its 13th annual women’s retreat, Sunday, Dec. 4. Theme for this year is “The Gift of a Women’s Heart.” The event begins with 8 a.m. Mass, followed by brunch and a program. Cost is a freewill offering. Register by Nov. 28 by contacting Jackie Aune, 715-796-2241, or
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Christmas tea and family fair, Bruce
St. Mary Parish, Bruce, will hold a Christmas tea and family fair, Sunday, Dec. 4, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a tea table, bakery sale, cake walk, silent auction and Chinese raffle. 715-532-3051.

Women’s Retreat at St. Mary’s
On Sunday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the 13th annual Women’s Retreat will be held at St. Mary’s Church, Hammond. Mass begins at 8 a.m., followed by brunch to start the retreat.
Theme is “The Gift of a Woman’s Heart.” Guest speaker Ashley Cermak will offer affirmation, grace and gratitude. Freewill offering accepted; register with Jackie Aune by Nov. 28. Advise if dietary restrictions. Contact 715-796-2241 or .

Dec. 7
Adoration event in Rice Lake
An adoration event will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 7, beginning with the vigil Mass for the Immaculate Conception at 5 p.m., with presentation and adoration to follow. Confession will be available.
Presenter will be Chris Magruder, executive producer of “The Veil Removed” film, speaking about the good news and learning tools that have come from the short production.

Dec. 8
Performance at St. Dominic
On Thursday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m., “The 3 ½ stories of Christmas” will be told by TV star Frank Runyeon through a presentation that mixes humor, music and theater as the Nativity is recounted from the angels’ point of view. The event is at St. Dominic Church, Frederic.

Dec. 13
Christmas concert, Cameron
The Blue Hills Chorale will perform a Christmas concert at St. Peter, Cameron, at 7 p.m. There will be refreshments served afterward in the parish hall. All are invited to attend. 715-532-3051.

Dec. 14
Christmas concert, Bruce
The Blue Hills Chorale will perform a Christmas concert at Nathaniel Lutheran, Bruce, at 7 p.m. There will be refreshments served afterward in the parish hall. All are invited to attend. 715-532-3051.

Dec. 18
Christmas concert, Weyerhaeuser
The Blue Hills Chorale will perform a Christmas concert at Ss. Peter and Paul, Weyerhaeuser, at 7 p.m. There will be refreshments served afterward in the parish hall. All are invited to attend. 715-532-3051.

Dec. 20
Christmas concert, Holcombe
The Blue Hills Chorale will perform a Christmas concert at St. Francis, Holcombe, at 7 p.m. There will be refreshments served afterward in the parish hall. All are invited to attend. 715-532-3051.

Ongoing
Retreats and workshops, Arbor Vitae
The Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center, Arbor Vitae, holds programs and retreats year-round. Visit www.marywoodsc.org. 715-385-3750.

Retreats, Marathon City
St. Anthony Spirituality Center, Marathon City, holds weekend, day-long and private retreats, programs and workshops throughout the year.   Visit www.sarcenter.com or call 715-443-2236 for more information.

Retreats, Buffalo, Minn.
Christ the King Retreat Center, Buffalo, Minn., holds programs and retreats year-round. www.kingshouse.com. 763-682-1394, ext. 11.

How to submit briefs for the calendar page

Local briefs is a summary of events and programs held in the Diocese of Superior. Parishes and organizations are asked to submit event notices via email, fax, or postal mail by Wednesday noon, the week before the publication date. Information for the calendar items cannot be accepted by telephone.

SEND EVENT INFO TO:

Catholic Herald, Calendar Page, P.O. Box 969, Superior, WI 54880; Fax: 715-392-8656, or via email.

Editor’s note: To slow the spread of coronavirus, many public gatherings are being canceled. Before leaving to attend events, please contact the church or hosting organization to ensure events are not canceled.

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