Immaculate Conception Church


(DCCW) Council of Catholic Women:  Every woman in the parish is considered a member of this national federation. Their present purpose is to serve the needs of the church through education and empowerment.

Knights of Columbus: A fraternal order of Catholic men supporting vocations and many other needs of the Church. Council 5660 meets the second Monday of the month in the church basement.

 A program to invite inactive or lapsed Catholics to rejoin the church. The focus is on welcoming them back and helping them to fully participate in the life and love of the faith community.

Parish Council:  This council forms with our pastor, a leadership group whose members energize, unify and coordinate the spiritual growth and mission aspects of the faith community.

Altar Society:  This is comprised of all the women of the parish 18 years of age and older. This group contributes prayerfully and financially to the needs of the parish. Besides the annual dinners, there are many other activities scheduled throughout the year.

Card Club:  Bridge is played in the Parish Center every third Tuesday of the month at 12:30 PM. Through the years, this group has bought items for the parish and school with their proceeds. All ages are welcome.

Buildings & Grounds Committee:  This committee examines our facilities on a regular basis and advises the parish on what needs to be done to keep our facilities in the best working condition. They meet several times a year as needed.

Catholic Daughters of America:  This is a national organization for women that promotes service to the parish and prayer. They are the “sister organization” to the Knights of Columbus.

Donut Sunday:  On the first Sunday of the month, donuts and coffee are served in the Parish Center after Masses. This is a great time of fellowship!

Finance Committee:  This committee meets on a monthly basis to review the budget and supervise the income and expenses of the parish. Composed of financially skilled parishioners, this committee will advise the parish on special fund raising projects or special expenses that come along.

Knights of Columbus Squires:  This is the youth version of the Knights of Columbus. Service projects and other activities for elementary to high school age boys takes place every Wednesday evening in the church basement.

Lenten Soup Suppers:  On Tuesdays during Lent, Mass is held at 5:30 PM, and followed by a Soup Supper in the Parish Center. On various evenings, a light program follows the supper. This is a great time of fellowship!

Mardi Gras:  This fun evening of food and games takes place the evening before Ash Wednesday. There are activities for young children and many prizes for youth and adults.

Saint Monica’s Moms:  This is a fun and friendly play group for stay-at-home mothers and their children. They meet the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 10:00 AM.

Monthly Birthday Party:  This gathering takes place the second Wednesday of the month in the Parish Center after the 8:00 AM Mass. Parish birthdays and anniversaries are celebrated with a light breakfast. Participants take turns bringing the food. This is a great time of fellowship!

Parish Breakfasts:  The Knights of Columbus serve an omelet breakfast on the third Sunday every other month. This is a great time for fellowship! 

Parish Dinners:  Each Fall, we have our annual Pork Chop Dinner on a Sunday afternoon and each Spring we have our Chicken Dinner, also on a Sunday afternoon. Various times we may have a Saturday evening Spaghetti Dinner as well. This is a good fund raiser for the parish and a great time of fellowship!

Scouts:  We have scout troops for boys and girls of every age from elementary to high school level. Some meet weekly, others a few times a month. The scouts do service projects and many other activities to help develop responsibility and character.

Serra Club:  This is a international organization whose purpose is to promote, pray for and support vocations to priesthood and religious life. The Siouxland Serra Club meets on a monthly basis.

Stewardship Committee:  This is a recently formed committee that works to promote, encourage and supervise the use of our time, talent and treasure for the parish. They seek feedback from the parish and promote the spirituality of our parish through hospitality, prayer, formation and service. They meet several times during the year.











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