GIVING TREE

Mission

To provide gifts at Christmas to families experiencing economic hardship.

Activities

Saturday prior to Thanksgiving collect names of children, make ornaments for for tree and collect gifts to be distributed the Saturday prior to Christmas

Leader

Jane Biondi, Mary Thompson

 

HOMELESS OUTREACH

Mission

Collect clothing, personal hygiene items for the client service program for Catholic charities

Activities

Collect and transport items donated by parishioners to Catholic Charities.

Leader

Dick and Evelyn Koprowski

 

MARIAN HOUSE SOUP KITCHEN

Mission

To provide daily meals and services to people in need for enhancing the value and dignity of human life

Activities

Work from 7am to 1:30pm at soup kitchen, 14 W. Bijou, to cook beans; prepare and serve nutritional casseroles, chili, soup; collect donated food from local grocery stores; serve approx. 650-700 meals daily; organize volunteers to cook and serve. TO VOLUNTEER AT HOME: cook beans for chili (dry beans may be picked up in the church foyer, cooked, then dropped off at the soup kitchen Thursday morning).

Meetings

Every last Thursday of the month and 5th Saturdays of the month

Leader

Dick and Evelyn Koprowski

 

RESPECT LIFE

Mission

Organizes and promotes events that foster a greater understanding of the Church's teachings to respect life in all of its phases.

Activities

Pro-life Masses and witness at abortion facility, documentary showings, community education and awareness events, educational seminars for youth.

Meetings

Every Friday 9:00am for Mass and Rosary; other events as required.

Leader

Matt Niedzielski

 

SCOUTS

Mission

Provide leadership training for boys in a fun and safe atmosphere

Activities

Camping, merit badge training, community service

Meetings

Cub Scouts: Tuesdays 4:00pm to 5:00pm; Boy Scouts: Tuesdays 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Leader

Mike Bartusek

 

SENIOR DINNERS

Mission

To provide food and fellowship for seniors throughout Colorado Springs.

Activities

Prepare meals, including soliciting dishes from parishioners.

Meetings

Generally lunch is the third Sunday of the month from October through May at 1:00pm

Leader

Mike Bartusek

 

SHARE

Mission

To provide food and substance to those experiencing the hardship of providing for their families.

Activities

Collect and manage funds for provisions of SHARE. Pick up and distribute food for approx. 100-150 families several times a year for Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter.

Meetings

Distributions on Saturday mornings several times yearly.

Leader

Jane and Vince Biondi; Larry and Mary Thompson