Spring Cleaning? Save your items to donate to the Second Best Sale! Please drop off your donations on Wednesday and Thursday the 25-26th of April from 8:00 am – 8 pm at the North gym doors. This is our 14th year holding this awesome sale which raises money for our school and parish needs. All benefit! Bake sale on Friday. Please drop off bake sale items in the kitchen Thursday April 26th! We need set-up volunteers on Tuesday evening, (must be able to move tables) and many helpers through-out the week to put out donated items in “departments”.
Volunteers for Second Best: Please click HERE to sign up for a shift!
Bake Sale item donation Please click HERE
Please click Here for the all the information Parents and Students will need for Confirmation.
Ministry Scheduler is the software system that IHM uses to manage, schedule and connect all our volunteers into one database. For all the Liturgical ministries and God’s Kitchen, we have over 400 volunteers! To accommodate families working together, vacations and preferred mass times it takes a sophisticated software to schedule volunteers. Many variants are taken into consideration and even with the computer generating the schedule we also work with the ministry leaders to then organize the best possible schedule. Volunteers who use the MS portal to communicate, i.e. put in “do not schedule dates”, place an inactive status, or preferred mass times, find the best satisfaction. We run our schedules on a three month rotation and volunteers are alerted through email when the service time is near. They are able to ask for a sub easily by clicking on the link. Volunteers who anticipate and put in there requests before the schedule is made also find the best outcomes. Each ministry is different in how they are utilized. For instance, Altar Servers and Lectors are scheduled periodically throughout the rotation, whereas Eucharistic Ministers, Ushers , Sacristans , and Purificator Laundry are scheduled monthly. The number of volunteers within your preferred mass time dictates how often you would rotate. More volunteers the less you work and vice versa. We can accommodate those who would like to work more or less. Just use the profile page on the Ministry Schedule format or call the Parish office. If any volunteer is finding difficultly login into the MS or having any trouble using the software, we are here to help! Please contact Jane Eggleston for any questions or would like a tutorial. We can make this tool work for you!
Prayer is one of the most basic elements of a life of faith, but it isn’t always easy to do. Though we’re taught that prayer is a “conversation,” we often feel as if the conversation is completely one-sided.” (Dr. Timothy Gray)
Join us this new year as we continue our Adult Faith Formation series. We meet from 6:30 – 8:00 pm in the Hands Room.
Each evening stands alone so no need to worry if you have not attended before. Bring a friend, bring your Bible. And bring your hunger to know God more!
No homework. No cost. Well worth your time!
January 11 – Second Greatest Story (Fr. Gaitley)
January 25 – Solanus Casey: Priest, Porter and Prophet
February 8 – Journey of Faith
February 22 – The Problem with Evil (Jimmy Akin)
March 15 – Forgiven — Embraced in Mercy
The students at IHM have been working on a Parish History Project to help capture moments in the Parish and School history. The children partnered with Deb Moore, our Parish Historian, to make the archives more accessible to all parishioners. Each team picked a topic and then with Deb’s help found photos and information about that topic. IHM is very lucky to have a dedicated archivist for projects like this. Enjoy taking a walk back through time to bring to life the history and the people who helped make it!