Prayerful Ministries & Activities

Adoration & Intercession

Rick & Jessica Clements

(219) 548-7310

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.

Selling Rosaries
Family Rosary & Discussion Group

David & Holly Brandewie

(219) 798-0794

George & Sue Livarchik

(219) 462-0613

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.

Blue Army of Our Lady of Fatima

Mary Selman

(219) 510-5421

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.

That Man Is You

Phil Page

(219) 928-3420

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.

International Flags
International Dinner

Madonna Thelen

(219) 464-9534

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.

Variety of Coins
Money Counters

Sue Hasier

(219) 462-4158

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

Bible Lessons
FAME: Scripture Sharing Group

Lori Page

(219) 548-2933

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.

Vocations Ministry

Jo Anne Rosenow

(219) 707-0881

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.

Outdoor Family Day
FAME: Family & Marriage Enrichment

Tom & Emily Calhoun

(312) 952-1016

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.

Rosary Makers

Theresa Dougherty 

(219) 462-0269

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

Needle and Thread
Prayer Shawl

Deena Pidrak

(219) 364-0655

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. 

Christian Rosary Beads
Altar & Rosary

Patricia Garcher

(219) 464-8944

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

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