Parish Update 4.23.23

“Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always…
“Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.”   -Matthew 28:19

This Week’s Holy Mass Schedule
Tuesday & Thursday–12:00 p.m.
Wednesday & Friday–8:30 a.m.
Saturday—-5:00 p.m.
Sunday——8:00 a.m., 10:15 a.m.
Confession Schedule 
30 minutes prior to Holy Mass
40 minutes prior to Holy Mass

Eucharistic Adoration
Mary Morning Star Chapel
Monday – Saturday 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday – 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
*24-Hour Adoration – last Wed. of the month {8 p.m. to noon Thurs. in IHM Church}
*Children’s Adoration – third Wed. of the month: 3:30 – 4 p.m.
Parish Office Hours
Mon. – Thurs. 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
(closed noon to 1 p.m.)
Fri. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 


Congratulations to the following students who are receiving the Sacrament of First Holy Communion Sunday at Immaculate Heart of Mary.
May Christ’s Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity fill you every time you receive Him in Holy Communion.
Teresa Aubut
Alise Burch
Ava Dorr
Hazel Eisele
Damien Freng
Isabella Gajdostik
Roman Gatica
Kolbe Hebert
Nathan Hodkiewicz
Hansel Hoelter
Evan Matenaer
Bryan Melchor
Eli Rigby
Oliver Salbego
Jack Schwinn
Dory Seehafer
Bonnie Templeton
Vaneza Torres
Silas Tumpach
Irene Van Straten
Elodie Voice
George Walsh
Campbell Wojciechowski

Parish Updates 
  • IHM Mulching
    If you can spare part of your morning on Saturday, May 6 to help spread mulch around the church, school and rectory, it would be greatly appreciated. Bring your own favorite shovels, rakes and implements of destruction along with you. If you have a pickup truck or trailer to bring along for the effort, even better.
  • Luke House
    IHM will provide the evening meal for the Luke House Community Meal program this month on April 26. Please sign up here to help and donate food. Please contact Cathy at or (608) 226-9932 with questions.

  • Diocese of Madison – Office of Safe Environment
    April is national child abuse prevention month. Any allegation of abuse should be brought to the attention of law enforcement officials. Click here for more info and find the Novena for protection and healing from abuse here.

  • Usher Signup
    Please sign up here.

Upcoming Events
  • Adoration—April 26-27
    Please sign up here if you are available to adore the hours of 8pm-12pm.
  • Wednesday Formation Night
    April 26 – Lay Witness Testimony in Marian Hall at 6pm. Our speakers will be Sam and Ivonne Blahnik to give a couples testimony.

  • St. Anne’s Membership Meeting
    On May 2 at 5:30pm St. Anne’s will host their annual May Potluck and Baby Shower to collect donations for Babies and Beyond in Marian Hall, all women of the parish are invited. Please bring a dish to pass. Contact Teri Kuntzsch 608-206-5144 with questions.
    • Top items needed this month at Babies and Beyond:
      • Top items needed this month at Babies and Beyond: formula, baby equipment, bags (paper grocery, garbage, quart storage ziplocks) & diapers size 6—all sizes accepted, size 6 is low!
  • Transitional Diaconate Ordination Mass
    IHM Parish, Vocations Committee, St. Anne’s, and Knights of Columbus will be hosting a reception after the 7pm Transitional Diaconate Ordination Mass on May 12 in Marian Hall. We are in need of volunteers to help with the event and food donations for the evening. Please sign up here.
    • All food items must be nut free – this include but not limited to peanuts, tree nuts, ground nuts, peanut butter, nut spreads (nutella, cashew butter), nut milk (cashew milk, almond milk) or items containing nuts or made from nuts (almond extract). If you donation is gluten free, please label.
    • Monetary donations can be placed in the collection baskets during Mass or mailed to the parish office, please label the envelope or memo line with “ordination reception.” These funds will be used to purchase cake, punch, coffee, and plates/silverware for the event. Questions contact: Teri Kuntzsch 608-206-5144 or

  • Mass and Rosary Procession
    Join Bishop Donald J. Hying and Father Michael Radowicz for the 90th Rosary Procession on Sunday, May 7 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 2438 Atwood Avenue in Madison at 10:00 a.m. The Rosary Procession and May Crowning will follow the Mass.
  • Young Adult Game Night
    April 28 at 6:30pm at St. Dennis Parish Center. More info here.

  • You’re Invited!
    To a romantic candlelight dinner with your spouse. On Saturday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m. as a gift from the Madison Community of the Worldwide Marriage Encounter. RSVP and details here.

  • Signup for VBS 2023
    IHM is hosting Vacation Bible School (VBS) this summer from 7/17-7/21 from 9am-noon for children going into grades 4K-6th grade!! The theme this year will be “Cathletics: Training to be Champions for Christ”. Last year, it was very popular with 70 children attending. Please consider volunteering! Contact Marnie with questions at Click here for more info and to sign up.
  • Camp Gray—Middle School Retreat
     All middle school students from our parish and school in grades 6-8, are invited to an overnight retreat at Camp Gray to grow in their Catholic faith, have fun, and build friendships! Other middle schoolers in our diocese will be attending as well! We will meet at IHM on Fri 4/28 at 5pm for pizza before departing shortly thereafter. We will return to IHM on Sat 4/29 at 5pm. To register, return the waiver and pay the $25 fee by Fri 4/25. Email Rebekah at today!


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Mass Intentions 

Sanctuary Lamp: Nancy Provenzano
Tuesday: † Betty Hunter 
Wednesday: † Rosemary Werren
Thursday: † Lloyd Keleny Jr. and Sr. 

Friday:  Carol Henning 
Saturday: † Estelle Syrk 
Sunday: (8:00am) † John Hegge  
(10:15am) Parishioners of IHM

Weekly Readings

Monday: Monday: Acts 6:8-15/John 6:22-29
Tuesday: 1 Peter 5:5-14/Mark 16:15-20
Wednesday: Acts 8:1-8/John 6:35-40
Thursday: Acts 8:26-40/John 6:44-51
Friday: Acts 9:1-20/John 6:52-59
Saturday: Acts 9:31-42/John 6:60-69
Sunday: Acts 2:14, 36-41/1 Peter 2:20-25/John 10:1-

From the Finance Office 
Offertory Giving as of April 16 
Offertory Goal YTD      $646,153.85
Actual Offertory Rec’d  $762,078.63

Difference                     $115,924.78

Rev. Fr. Chad M. Droessler
Rev. Mr. Jeff Bond
Bernie Heit, Ext. 4
Jodi Murphy, Ext. 1

Rachel Matenaer, Ext. 6
Rebekah Scaperlanda, Ext. 11
Marnie Harrington, Ext. 7
Wendy Burch

Michael Mills
Deb Scalissi

Casey Cooney

Callie Meiller
Mike Hegge
Tom Ladell

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