Women's Ministries

Altar & Rosary Society

All women of the parish are welcome!  The group meets on the first Monday of the month at 1:00 pm in the school library.  The ladies pray, supply dinners for parish funerals, sponsor parish events such as monthly coffee & donuts after Masses, special event dinners, special events for school children, Mother/Daughter dinners, in addition to sponsoring social events.  Call President Pamela Drane: 815-626-1722 for more information.

Widow's Group

Parish widows are invited to attend the first Saturday 8:00 am Mass, followed by a social breakfast at a local restaurant.  Call Eileen Linton 815-625-0210 for more information.


Adult Bible Study

An adult bible study meets weekly on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm.  Call Loreta Anning 815-535-7676 for more information.


Meeting minutes from St. Andrew's

 Altar and Rosary Society Meeting May 7, 2018


10 ladies and Father Russo shared a potluck lunch at 12 Noon.

The meeting began with a prayer by Mary Ann Hart and continued with the saying of the rosary.

The minutes of the April meeting were read and approved.

The treasurer’s report was read and approved.  Altar and Rosary dues are still coming in.  Money was paid out for school staff, coffee and doughnuts, linens for the beds in the rectory, the Newman Center in DeKalb, and the Rock River International Fellowship to help with bringing International students to Rock Falls and Sterling for Thanksgiving

The week before, there was a funeral dinner for Joe McDonald, Sr.

Coffee and doughnuts will be served after the 7:30 and 9 AM Masses on Sunday, May 27.

Church Women United met on Friday, May 4.  Their next meeting will be the first Friday in November.

A short presentation was given by Pam Drane regarding the meeting of the Rockford Diocese Council of Catholic Women.

We will not be able to have funeral dinners at St. Andrew School this Summer due to construction.  May 30 is the last day of school.

The next Altar and Rosary lunch will be at La Familia at 11:30 AM on Thursday, May 17.  All parish ladies are invited to attend.  Please call Pam Drane at 815-626-1722 so we can get an accurate count of who is attending.

This was the last meeting of the Altar and Rosary for the summer.  The next meeting will be at 12 Noon on September 10 at the St Andrew library.  We will have a potluck to start our new year of meetings.

Mary Ann Hart led everyone in a prayer to end the meeting.





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