Catholic Community of Waukesha

Citywide Events

Events found on this page are either sponsored by the four parishes of the Catholic Community of Waukesha or are events within the county of Waukesha that parishioners from any parish are welcome to attend.

 

Future Events:

  • St. William Parish Fall Rummage Sale - October 6, 7 & 8 in the Gym: Dropoff for items begins on Friday, September 30 through Tuesday, October 4. Come to donate your unused or unwanted items, or come to find those special treasures only available during the sale!
  • Grief Support Group - Tuesday mornings, September 20 - October 25, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at St. William Parish Vercelli House - A new grief support group is beginning on September 20. Some of the topics are Living with Grief, The Journey of Grief, and The Effects of Grief. Click here for further information.
  • New Series entitled Food For Your Soul - An Evening for Divorced and Separated will be held on Monday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Vercelli House Weakland Room. The topic is Forgivness..is not something we do for other people. We do it for ourselves to get well and move on. Register with Cindy Bergland, St. William Director of Adult & Family Ministry, at cbergland@swwauk.org or 262-547-2763 ext 213 by September 26. Click here for a flyer with further information. 
  • Fr. Javier Bustos, Pastor of St. Joseph Parish, will speak on Catholic Social Teaching on Wednesday, September 14. Click here for a flyer with further information.

  • St. William Parish No Soup with Substance - Tuesday, September 20 at 7:15 p.m. in St. William Parish Hall. Join Fr. José as he shares the findings from his archeological trip to the biblical city of Bethsaida. Click here for a registration flyer with further information.

  • Scripture and Tradition Sessions - Monday nights, September 19 & 26, 6:30 p.m. at St. John Neumann Parish in Neumann Hall or Thursday mornings, September 22 & 29, 8:45 a.m. at St. William Parish in Vercelli House Weakland Room. Click here for a registration form with further information.

  • Fr. José Nieto will facilitate a series on Pope Francis' Papal Writings on Wednesday evenings, October 5, 12 & 19. Check back for more information.

  • Mary Ann Noe will facilitate a series on C.S. Lewis - Mere Christianity on Monday evenings, October 24 & 31 and November 7 & 14. Check back for more information.

St. John Vianney Parish Thursday Bible Study - Begins September 8

St. John Vianney Parish Thursday Bible Study group will begin Jeff Cavins’ Revelation: The Kingdom Yet to Come, followed by Galatians: Set Free to Live.  The group meets 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursdays, September 8 through March 2. Registration forms are available at stjohnv.org. For more information, contact Suzette Hildebrand at suzetteh@stjohnv.org or 262-796-3944, or Dennis Sylva at denniss@stjohnv.org

Cup O’ Joe for the Soul - After Monday Morning Mass at St. William Parish

We invite everyone to our St. William Parish Conference Room for a cup of coffee and to share in a conversation of faith. On Monday mornings, we will come together to share in some small faith group conversation as a way to get our week started off grounded in the word of God. Contact Cindy Bergland in Adult and Family Ministry at St. William Parish for more information 262-547-2763 ext. 213 or cbergland@swwauk.orgClick here for further information.

Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County is seeking applicants for home ownership program 

Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County is seeking qualified applicants for our home ownership program. If you or someone you know may qualify, please contact Tyler Iscra via email at tyler@habitatwaukesha.org or phone at (262) 309-6025 x206. To qualify, applicants must have lived in Waukesha County for at least one year and must earn between 30 and 80 percent of the median income for Waukesha County based on family size. Applicants must also meet the following three criteria:
 
1.Need
Applicants must have a basic need for affordable housing. Some examples
of need could be unsafe living conditions, overcrowding or high rent
payments
 
2.Ability to pay
Applicants must be able to afford the monthly mortgage payment and the
closing costs as well as the property taxes and insurance payments
 
3.Willingness to partner
Applicants must be willing to complete sweat equity hours and help build
their home alongside volunteers.

 

Volunteer Drivers Needed

There are many seniors and adults with disabilities living in Waukesha County in need of a ride to the grocery store or medical appointment. Thanks to Interfaith Senior Programs’ volunteers, people in need can receive a ride at no cost to them, and remain independent in their home. Volunteer as little or as often as you’d like and choose which area to drive in. To become a volunteer driver, please call Anna at (262) 522-2402 or email her at AnnaR@InterfaithWaukesha.org.
 

Volunteer Drivers Needed

Volunteer drivers are needed to help deliver a hot meal to homebound seniors living in the Waukesha area. Drivers use their own vehicles but are reimbursed for their gas mileage. Meals are picked up at the Waukesha Health and Human Services Building on Riverview Avenue. Help out once a week or twice a month from 11:00 am -12:30 pm. If interested, call the ADRC at 262-548-7829 or visit the website and click the volunteer tab, www.waukeshacounty.gov/adrc
 

Moms' Group - Thursday Mornings, September thru May, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

This women's group gets together to read, discuss and pray using a variety of materials. The group offers members support, care and faith companionship. Click here for flyer with meeting dates.

A Bible Study for Young Adult Men - Meets every Wednesday evening 

A Bible Study for Young Adult men, sponsored by St. William Youth Ministry, meets every Wednesday evening in Waukesha. The group is targeted to Catholic men, ages 20-35, and it meets at Bryan Hermsen's apartment near downtown Waukesha. The structure includes Scripture, Catechism, Current Events, and social and service activities. Email Bryan at bryan.hermsen@gmail.com for more information, or join the Facebook group "Waukesha Young Adult Bible Study."