Christian Experience Weekend
Christian Experience Weekend is a
renewal weekend for adults, designed to
enable you to more deeply 'experience'
yourself as well as your relationship
with God and the Christian Community.
weekend begins on Friday evening at 8:00
p.m. and ends at about 5:00 p.m. on
Sunday. In order to maximize the CEW
community experience, all participants
spend the entire time together, in one
building, sleeping on cots and air
mattresses and using sleeping bags. (Website)
Jude Knights of Columbus
Council 5544~Dist. 23
St. Jude Church
50 Edgewood Rd. NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
Knights of Columbus council, chartered
on April 13th, 1965, voted to honor
Msgr. Daniel Lenihan as the person whom
we'd like to name our council after.
is also proud to host a variety of
activities such as the following:
Msgr. Lenihan had served the Knights of
Columbus on both state and local levels,
and he also served in World War I as a
military chaplain. He was a long time
pastor here in Cedar Rapids, and
assisted in acquiring the land where St.
Jude Church is now erected. Known to be
a determined man, he strongly promoted
growth here in the Northwest side of the
Our council is proud to remember him.
Blood Donation drives
Steak and Fish Fries
Jude New Year's Eve dance
Prayer and financial support to
Christmas parties for children and
for the elderly
Annual Tootsie Roll Sales Drive for
the mentally impaired
addition to the above activities, we
offer our councilmen fellowship, and the
opportunity to serve our church
community through repair projects,
building projects, and other support
Our meetings are held monthly-usually on
the 2nd Wednesday of each month-in The
St. Jude Parish Center. We welcome new
members and hope you will consider
are unfamiliar with our organization and
would like more information about
Supreme Council Knights of Columbus,
please visit our site here:
Knights of Columbus. Or, feel
free to contact us!
St. Jude Men
Jude Men of Action group meets in the
St. Jude Parish Center on a weekly
at 8:30 pm on Wednesday evenings. The
group is comprised of men from various
parishes around Cedar Rapids who share
Christian values and who offer a variety
of support to one another. The main
focus of our Men of Action group is
envision a Christ centered community of
Catholic men. . . .
which COVENANT with God the Father
is embraced and made real.
which FORMATION of faith and
spirituality is rooted in the
teachings of Christ the Son.
which MINISTRY is initiated and
fulfilled through the power of the
If you would
like more information, please
Dan Rouse at 364-8588 or
Email Dan Rouse.
We welcome your interest and hope you
will consider joining us!
The group is
informal and meets twice a month in the
Mother's Group of St. Jude Parish was
founded as a support chain and
information exchange for Mothers and
their children in 1996. This group
brings parish Moms of all ages together
in an atmosphere of sharing and affords
play group time where children can
interact with other parish children.
the summer, most meetings are held in a
local park where older school children
can be entertained and offered an
opportunity to spend time together while
still under their mother's supervision.
winter, the meetings are held in the
Parish Center or in restaurants like
McDonalds where an indoor playground is
Join us? We
welcome all Mothers-- Grandmothers