Green Bay Marriage Encounter (GBME)- Encounter Weekend is February 18th & 19, 2023

Green Bay Marriage Encounter (GBME)- Encounter Weekend is February 18th & 19, 2023

Attention Married Couples!
You won’t want to miss a memorable post Valentine’s Day weekend experience for married couples to explore feelings and enhance communication skills.  Use this opportunity to discover together “how your good marriage can be even better” or to discover “new pathways to get your marriage back on track”.

Join Green Bay Marriage Encounter on February 18th and 19th in Green Bay at the Quad-Parish Faith Formation Center for an enriching weekend experience you will treasure for a lifetime.

It would be a perfect Christmas gift that will be appreciated as a thoughtful and warm gift of love during the cold days of February and beyond.  Please call (920) 809-3496 or visit for more information or to register. 

2022 Fox Cities Marathon

2022 Fox Cities Marathon

 On Sunday, September 18, 2022 over 5,000 athletes participating in the Community First Fox Cities Marathon, ThedaCare Half Marathon, and the Orthopedic & Sports Institute Relay Marathon will be passing through the Fox Cities!  The races start at 7:00 a.m. at the UWO-Fox Cities campus in Menasha and will finish at Riverside Park in Neenah.  We’re excited to be celebrating 31 years of this great event in the Fox Cities!

A course map is attached and can be found online at:

Please notify the members of your church that it may take longer to get to services that day.  If your church is on one of the race routes, please tell your parishioners to be cautious of runners and walkers in the road while driving or walking as they go into and out of your services.

Please click here to see the attached letter from Julie, the Race Director. Thank you.

Netherlands Trip in May of 2023!

Netherlands Trip in May of 2023!

Join Deacon Mike Vander Bloomen as he leads us on a fun and educational trip to the Netherlands to visit Father Peter Ambting!  Father Peter served as the pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in De Pere from 2019 -2021. He returned to his homeland and is now the pastor of Licht van Christus (Light of Christ Catholic Church) in Utrecht. 

The trip is planned for May 15th through May 23/24, 2023.

An informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 20, at 6PM in the Kratz Hall at Our Lady of Lourdes, 1305 Lourdes Ave., De Pere, to discuss details for the trip and a possible itinerary.

Please contact Scott Baeten at (920) 336-3171 (work number) if you would like to attend the meeting. 

Director of Religious Education – St. John Nepomucene, Little Chute

Director of Religious Education – St. John Nepomucene, Little Chute

St. John Nepomucene Catholic Community in Little Chute is committed to follow Jesus’ command to “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations.”  We see Christian faith formation as a lifelong spiritual journey. 

We are seeking a full time Director of Religious Education who can help us invite, guide and direct our youth and young adults as they begin the path to discipleship.

The ideal candidate will be familiar with the Bishop’s message of developing Missionary Disciples, be effective in presenting the Catholic faith in an engaging and positive way, have a strong drive to guide youth and young adults into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church, and be creative and open minded.

The qualified candidate must be a practicing and engaged Catholic with a personal relationship with Jesus, have a good understanding of today’s adolescent and young adult culture, be able to communicate effectively with youth and young adults, and be well-versed in current social media platforms and practices.  Preferred candidates will have a teaching background, credits earned in religious studies, and prior experience in religious education or youth ministry.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Deacon Dave Van Eperen at