St. Isidore Parish                                    Announcements

The Sacrament of Confirmation will be on April 25 at St. Michael Parish, Mt. Horeb.


The Sacrament of First Holy Communion will be May 23 at the 8:15 Mass at St. Joseph, Argyle, and at 10:30 Mass at St. Patrick, Hollandale.  


The quote of $8500 from Coplien Painting out of Monroe to paint the steeple at St. Patrick’s has been accepted and signed.  Monies are needed to complete the project payable to St. Isidore Restoration Fund.  All donations already received are greatly appreciated.  Thank you – Ann Johnsrud 


The Sacrament of Confirmation will be on April 25th at St. Michael Parish, Mt. Horeb.


The Sacrament of First Holy Communion will be May 23rd at the 8:15 Mass at St. Joseph, Argyle, and at 10:30 Mass at St. Patrick’s in Hollandale.

April 9th is Fr. Paul’s 25th anniversary of his ordination into the consecrated life as a Priest.  On Sunday, June 6th,

Fr. Paul, along with Bishop Hying, will be celebrating this wonderful milestone with an Anniversary Mass at

10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick’s in Hollandale.  A luncheon will follow at Blanchard Hall in Blanchardville.  More details about this event will be provided in the



                                                                                    FR. PAUL’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY

                                                                         CELEBRATION OF THE SACRED PRIESTHOOD

                                                                                                JUNE 6, 2021



                                                                10:30 a.m.  Holy Mass of Thanksgiving, St. Patrick Church*

                                                                          Bishop Donald J. Hying, concelebrating



                                                               12:30 p.m.  Buffet Dinner, Blanchard Hall, Blanchardville**

                                                               Parishioner sign up sheets in back of each church until

                                                                            May 2nd or when hall capacity is reached.


                                                                                   Have Your Way in Me O Lord!



* There will be no 8:15 a.m. Mass at St. Joseph’s on June 6th.


** Buffet Dinner seating limited to 200.

in the near future, including a sign-up sheet for all those parishioners who would like to attend the luncheon. 

Women’s Day of Reflection on Gratitude

Sponsored by St. Joseph’s Parish in Dodgeville


Date:  Saturday, May 8, 2021

Time:  9 am – noon

Location:  St. Joseph’s Church, Dodgeville

Cost:  $10.00/person


Speaker Presentation:  Sisters of Mary Morning Star from Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Monona, WI

Please call 608-574-4010 or email to pre-register.

St. Pat’s Restoration Project Update


Tuck pointing is completed.  Two side doors installed, interior around doors drywalled and trim work completed.  Cracks in one wall in Penance room repaired.  Penance room painted.

Interior plaster areas where in need of repair in church and entryway are repaired and painted by Coplien Painting.  Exterior trim of the church and the three side doors facing the rectory will be painted by Coplien Painting as soon as weather and time permits.

Total expense once exterior trim is finished ($34,739.76)


St. Isidore uses a program called Flocknote to communicate with parishioners, via e-mail and text message, regarding cancellations that are weather related, etc. If you are not receiving these communications, it is because either Flocknote does not have your correct e-mail address, or cell phone number, or does not have either listed. Please contact Sue Madson at with your updates

Safe Haven Sunday—Equipping the Family: Having Critical Conversations

A Big Thank You to Everyone Who Helped Make Safe Haven Sunday a Success! Thank you also to the parish community for your openness to the topic of pornography awareness and internet safety. Safe Haven Sunday provided us with the opportunity to give focused time and resources to address the harmfulness of pornography and other online threats to marriage and family life. Even though Safe Haven Sunday is over for this year, our efforts to support you in making your homes safe havens will continue. We invite you to stay informed at and learn more about how to protect and guide your family in the internet age.

                    Food For Thought

-   Live Up to Your Best . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fr. John Catoir

    "Strive by the grace of God to improve yourself and your world, and everybody benefits. Live up to the best that is in you, especially when it comes to setting a good example. And don’t be afraid of your weakness.…

    As one individual, you can do much by prayer, word and deed to bring peace, unity and order to this world. Let the Holy Spirit guide you. Just do your part little by little, day by day to make a better world—and a happier life."

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Mass in Spanish is now offered at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Darlington, Wisconsin every weekend on Sunday at 6:00 p.m.  This replaces the Mass that was offered in Mineral Point.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter

♦ WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER HAS GONE VIRTUAL.   Experience the weekend from the comfort of your home.

♦ Christ gave us a great gift of Himself on Christmas.  He calls us to give of ourselves to everyone, especially our spouse. 

♦ Attend a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend and learn how to be the best gift you can be for your spouse.

♦ Sign up today to attend one of the upcoming virtual Worldwide Marriage Encounter experiences on Jan. 12 to Feb 2, in a series of two sessions per week for three weeks of roughly 2 hours each or an experience during Lent, February 18 - March 31 once per week.

♦ Early registration is highly recommended.  For more information visit our website at: or call (888) 574-5653. 

♦ Para un fin de semana en español por favor llamen a Candelario y Emilia al 815-375-4250

For more info go to: or call (888) 574-5653.

Para un fin de semana en español por favor llamen a Candelario y Emilia al 815-375-4250. 

KCs Now Have Tables/Chairs/Tents for Rent

For Rent: The KCs now have 8 tables and 72 chairs that are available for rent.  These will go along with he 3 tents they already rent out. Any of these can be rented for birthday parties, graduations, First Communions, picnics,  Confirmations, garage sales, a sales presentation, weddings, shade on a hot summer event, or any other thing you might need any of these items for.  Contact Gary Gruenenfelder 214-6743  

 “God always leads us to where we need to be, not where we want to be.”

Pray For!

Our Church, the Pope, our Diocese, Bishop Hying, Priests, Conversions, the Sick, the Suffering & Dying, Jobs for our area, Religious freedom, Judges, Healing of abortion, Family & children, Mary’s Intensions, Valley of Our Lady.

Irma Collins

Gerald Norton

Dennis Bartow

Dan Tracy

Larry Murphy

Russell Moen

Rose Silver

Trina Williams

Jack Smith

Scarlett Rae Wyss

Sean Leary

Julia Arneson

George Stettler

Lorna Gillespie

Pat Flannery

Kane Burton

Mary Jane Yedinak

Tim Sutter

Riley Sigg

Walter “Doug” Chrism

Maggie Hillson

Caden Thiel

Teresa Swenson

Maureen Burns

Carol Tourdot

Roger Tourdot

Max Fox

Bob Ihm

Steve Zipsie


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