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.

Effective Techniques for Enhancing Brain Health - Tuesday, January 17,

     St. William Parish Hall

Join us on Tuesday, January 17, 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. when Robert Best, Executive Director at Oak Hill Terrace, will give a presentation on how the brain influences behavior and how behavior influences the brain. You will gain a better understanding of how the brain works and how it changes with age. Registration is required.  Dessert and coffee will be served. Click here for a flyer with further information. Register with Mary Thiel in Adult & Family Ministry at (262)547-2763 ext. 210 or

Pivotal Players:  A new Catholicism video series with Bishop Robert Barron -

     Monday Nights, 6:30 p.m. January 9, 23, February 6, 13, 20, 21 & 27

     in St. Mary Parish Community Room

Each week, this series will explore varied and unique people in Catholic history who have had an impact on the expression of our faith. This is a 6 part series that you may attend all of or come on the Monday night that works for you. Click here for a flyer with more information or contact Marguerite Thompson , Pastoral Associate at St. Mary, 262-547-6555 ext. 1302 or email her at No registration is required for this event.

Mental Health Night - Monday, January 16, 2017 at St. Mary Parish

St. Mary Christian Women, in conjunction with NAMI and First United Methodist Church, will sponsor a special Mental Health Night:  The Family Role in Recovery on Monday, January 16 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Community Room (access from lower parking lot) at St. May ParishThe event will feature a panel discussion by family members who have helped a love one in recovery.  Representatives from local agencies providing support will be on hand to answer questions. For further information contact Colleen Furrer:  Work (Day): 262 373-2124     Cell (Evening) 262  226-9951

Waukesha Rosary Walk for Life - Sunday, January 22, 1:00 p.m start at St. Joseph Parish

You are ALL invited to join Fr. Javier and the Catholic Community of Waukesha on Sunday, January 22, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. (after the 11:30 a.m. Mass) to the “Waukesha Rosary Walk for Life”. We will meet at Saint Joseph Parish (818 N. East Ave., Waukesha), pray the Holy Rosary as we walk through Main Street until we reach Life Connections, and return to Saint Joseph Parish. January 22 is our "National Day of Prayer and Penance for the Legal Protection of Human Life." Let us pray together in communion with the entire Church for the gift of life!

Holy Hour for Life - Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

     St. William Church (Immediately following 6:30 Mass)

Adoration and Benediction to prayerfully embrace the Gift of Life. At this event, we will collect a free will offering of non-perishable BABY SUPPLIES to support the Archdiocesan Office of the Dignity of the Human Person. Donation baskets will be near the front of Church. Sponsored by the Deacons of  the Catholic Community of Waukesha.

Wisdom Community Winter Bingo - Tuesday, February 7, St. William Parish Hall

Join us on Tuesday, February 7, 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. for Wisdom Community Winter Bingo. Come alone or bring a friend. Lots of fun is had by all! Registration is required by February 6. Dessert and coffee will be served. Click here for a flyer with further information. Register with Mary Thiel in Adult & Family Ministry at (262)547-2763 ext. 210 or

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.

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

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,

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 of the Catholic Community of Waukesha, 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 house near St. William Parish. The structure includes Scripture, Catechism, Current Events, and social and service activities. Email Bryan at for more information, visit them online at, or join the Facebook group "Brothers of Faith."