Altar & Rosary

What is Altar & Rosary? 

Altar & Rosary is the organization for the women of St. John the Apostle.  The organizations mission is to support the parish and persons in need through fund raising and community works.

How does Altar & Rosary help our parish and community?

* Purchasing items for the parish such as communion hosts, voties and candles.                                         

* Serving and providing salads and desserts for funeral.

* Distributing care packages for the sick, shut-ins, and people in nursing facilities.

* Organizing the holiday giving tree to provide support for area families in need.

* Baking foir Connection Cafe, bake sales and church events

*Providing funds for Vacation Bible School, St Joseph Emergency Shelter and other community organizations.

* Organizing parish events such as the Holidy Craft Auction, Soup Supper, Advent Concert, and Cinnamon Roll Sunday.

Why should I join Altar & Rosary?

All women of St John the Apostle are encouraged to join and participate in Altar & Rosary.  It is a great opportunity for fellowship and to give back to the community.  If you are new to our parsih it is a terriffic way to get involved and to meet others.

If I join, How much of a time commitment will it be?

You decide how much time and effort you can commit.  There are no pre-defined expectations.  Our goal is to ensure you enjoy being part of our organization.

When and where does Altar & Rosary meet?

Atar & Rosary meets in the St John the Apostle Library the second Tuesday of Feburary, April, June, August, October and December.  The meeting time is 6:30pm.

Altar & Rosary Officers:

Co-Presidents :

Patty Smolen:

Katera Nowasell :

Secretary :

Sara Heim: Phone: 515-681-6946

Treasurer :

Carol Knoblauch: 515-981-4409 or 515-210-6584

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