Event Calendar – Ministry

August 23
Leader of Prayer Training Session 3 - La Crosse - Aug. 23 - 24
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: August 24 - 12:00 am
Location: Holy Cross Diocesan Center, 3710 East Ave S, La Crosse, WI 54601, USA
Description: Training for those enrolled in the 2019 Leader of Prayer Program
August 24
Leader of Prayer Commissioning Mass - La Crosse
Starts: 4:00 pm
Ends: August 24 - 6:00 pm
Location: Holy Cross Diocesan Center, 3710 East Ave S, La Crosse, WI 54601, USA
Description: Graduates of the 2019 Leader of Prayer Program will be commissioned at a Mass celebrated by Bishop William Patrick Callahan.
September 6
Deacon and Lay Formation - Marathon - Sept. 6 - 7
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: September 7 - 12:00 am
September 7
Diocesan Hispanic Pilgrimage - La Crosse
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: September 7 - 3:00 pm
Location: Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 5250 Justin Rd, La Crosse, WI 54601, USA
Description: Annual Hispanic pilgrimage to pray to Mary for our families and our diocese. Includes: Walking rosary, traditional dance, Mananitas, lunch and Mass (1:30 pm)
Contact Fr. Tim Oudenhoven
Email: timoudenhoven@gmail.com
Phone: 715-223-4026
September 13
Rural Life Day - Bishop's Mass on the Farm - Pittsville
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: September 13 - 12:30 pm
Location: 6608 County Rd A, Pittsville, WI 54466, USA
Description: The day begins with 10:00am Mass celebrated by His Excellency Bishop William Patrick Callahan and is followed by awards, recognitions, a blessing of crops and machinery, and a meal.

We gather to: Praise and honor God for providing an abundant food source to sustain our lives. Appreciate and celebrate the farmers in our midst who are good stewards of these resources. Educate and demonstrate the connection we have with agriculture in our daily lives.
September 20
Deacon Formation Couple's Retreat - Marathon - Sept. 20 - 22
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: September 21 - 12:00 am
Location: St. Anthony Spirituality Center, 300 E 4th St, Marathon City, WI 54448, USA
October 6
Respect Life Sunday
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: October 7 - 12:00 am
Life Chain
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: October 7 - 12:00 am
Description: Stand with thousands of pro-life individuals throughout the USA and Canada in honor of millions of babies whose lives have been lost to abortion. Pray for people in crisis situations and for our nations. For times and locations, visit https://www.lifechain.net/ and click on the link for “Wisconsin.”
October 11
Deacon and Lay Formation - Marathon - Oct. 11 - 12
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: October 12 - 12:00 am
October 15
Gospel of Life Mass and Presentation - La Crosse
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: October 15 - 8:00 pm
Location: Mary, Mother of the Church, 2006 Weston St, La Crosse, WI 54601, USA
Description: Mass at 6:00 pm, followed by a 7:00 pm presentation by Fr. Sean Kilcawley on "Respect for Human Life: Getting to the Roots."
November 8
Deacon and Lay Formation - Marathon - Nov. 8 - 9
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: November 9 - 12:00 am
November 29
Hispanic Advent Family and Youth Rally - Wisconsin Dells - Nov. 29 - Dec. 1
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: November 30 - 12:00 am
Location: Wintergreen Resort and Conference Center, 60 Gasser Rd, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965, USA
Description: Youth rally that includes witness talks, music, fun, food and a powerful encounter with Christ in adoration. $100 per person
Contact Fr. Tim Oudenhoven
Email: timoudenhoven@gmail.com
Phone: 715-223-4026
December 6
Deacon and Lay Formation - Marathon - Dec. 6 - 7
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: December 7 - 12:00 am
January 10
Deacon and Lay Formation - Marathon - Jan. 10 - 11
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: January 11 - 12:00 am
February 7
Deacon and Lay Formation - Marathon - Feb. 7 - 8
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: February 8 - 12:00 am