Wednesday, December 12, 8 pm, in the Social Hall.
Menu – Italian beef sandwiches, chips, etc.
This year we decided to forgo the Christmas auction and donate to the local families from our funds. Considering the savings by not bidding on the auction items we will accept donations that night. This event is open to everyone – friends, families, etc. We will be having a short meeting at 7 pm.
As you all know Bob Nowak passed away on November 12th. His passing is devastating to his family, friends and all that knew him. His passing will also be felt by the St. Matthew’s Men’s Club. Bob was a long-term member and was always willing to go above and beyond the call of duty.
The Boy Scout troop will be hosting Santa Breakfast on Sunday December 16 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in the social hall. We will be doing the cooking, please be there by 7 am if you can help. We will televise the Vikings vs Miami game starting at noon. Food and beverages provided. Invite friends, family and neighbors to Santa breakfast and have them stay for the game.
Fr. Steve Adrian’s 50th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood
On Saturday, December 8, 2018, Father Steve will celebrate the 4:00 p.m. Mass in honor of his 50th anniversary to the priesthood. Following the Mass parishioners of Saint Matthew’s can join Father Steve at back of the church where “Tea and Crumpets” will be served.
The meat raffles continue to be a consistent fund raiser for the Men’s Club, if you can help on Friday’s at Gallagher’s around 5pm please sign up on the sheet that will be passed around at the general meeting.
Manger Set-up and Take Down Opportunity
Dennis is stepping down heading up the manger scene project. The set-up will be December 15th, the take-down will be January 12th. Dennis will help with the set-up this year but is handing off the project moving forward. Dennis starts around 9am and it takes a couple hours. He provides treats and beverages after the set-up is complete. We are looking for someone to head up the manger project moving forward. This has been a Men’s Club tradition for many years that we would like to continue, let us know if you are interested in heading this up.
The Men’s Club will be hosting coffee Sunday on December 23rd right after 10am mass.
Other News and Upcoming Events
- West St Paul Winterfest – February 23rd
- Fish Fry’s – Friday March 8th thru Friday April 19th
- Ham Bingo – Saturday April 6th
- Turkey Bingo – Saturday November 9th
See you at the December 12th general meeting!