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Prayerful Ministries & Activities

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Members of this group commit to praying before the Blessed Sacrament for one hour each week, praying in a special way for the intentions written by members of our parish family.

Rick & Jessica Clements

mpjm99@frontier.com

(219) 548-7310

Adoration & Intercession
Selling Rosaries

Families of the parish meet Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in each other's homes to pray the rosary and discuss spiritual readings.

David & Holly Brandewie

hbrandewie@andreanhs.com

(219) 798-0794

George & Sue Livarchik

slivarchik@comcast.net

(219) 462-0613

Family Rosary & Discussion Group
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The Blue Army gathers Wednesday following the 7 a.m. Mass to pray before the Blessed Sacrament for the Pope, the Church, world peace, conversion, reparation and personal intentions. All are welcome.

Mary Selman

(219) 510-5421

Blue Army of Our Lady of Fatima
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This is a men's group that meets seasonally in the Saint Paul Catholic School cafeteria from 5:45 to 7:15 a.m. Through videos and discussions, we address pressures and temptations men face, especially  in their roles as husbands and fathers.

Phil Page

phil.page@comcast.net

(219) 928-3420

That Man Is You
International Flags

This group hosts the annual "Taste of Saint Paul" potluck dinner, featuring food and drink from all the countries of origin of our diverse parish family.

Madonna Thelen

madonna_thelen@yahoo.com

(219) 464-9534

International Dinner
Variety of Coins

Teams of parishioners work together to record donations received in Church envelopes. Teams count on Sunday mornings and Monday mornings, rotating on a schedule.

Sue Hasier

SuzeQ1049@comcast.net

(219) 462-4158

Money Counters
Bible Lessons

This group meets every Friday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in Social Hall C to study the upcoming weekend's readings. Children are welcome and have a special play room where they can socialize while their parents participate.

Lori Page

valpopage@comcast.net

(219) 548-2933

FAME: Scripture Sharing Group
Priest

This group helps empower men and women of the parish to consider priesthood and religious life as a positive path for their future. They sponsor the Vocation Cross ministry at the 8 and 10 a.m. Masses. Families are always welcome to join in their prayerful support of our seminarians.

Jo Anne Rosenow

jorosenow59@comcast.net

(219) 707-0881

Vocations Ministry
Outdoor Family Day

This group supports and encourages the spiritual growth of families through sharing real-life experiences and exploring challenges facing the modern Catholic family. They meet weekly for scripture study and host the parish's First Friday potluck social.

Tom & Emily Calhoun 

emily5329@gmail.com

(312) 952-1016

FAME: Family & Marriage Enrichment
Rosary

Members meet for prayer and make rosaries together and at their own homes for distribution at Saint Paul.

Theresa Dougherty 

(219) 462-0269

Rosary Makers
Needle and Thread

Women and men who knit, crochet or sew meet to craft shawls to be distributed to parishioners experiencing times of great joy and also during life's rough moments. 

Deena Pidrak

dmprnbsn@comcast.net

(219) 364-0655

Prayer Shawl
Christian Rosary Beads

Members pray together and help support efforts to provide proper paraments for the altar and vestments for the priests and deacons.

Patricia Garcher

patriciagarcher@yahoo.com

(219) 464-8944

Altar & Rosary