St. Bernadette Parish

2331 Lourdes Drive, Appleton, WI  54915                                                                                                      
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With enthusiastic spirit and welcoming hearts, we join together in our Catholic Faith to know, 
love and serve God through worship, education, service and mission opportunities for all. 

With enthusiastic spirit and welcoming hearts, we join together in our Catholic Faith to know, 

love and serve God through worship, education, service and mission opportunities for all. 

Weekend Mass Times

Saturday  4:00pm

Sunday   8:30am & 10:30am


Service Ministry

Opportunities for parishioners to serve the parish


Building and Grounds Committee

Maintaining a welcoming environment to come home to.

For more information, contact Jerry Lopas -

Bulletin - Stuffing Inserts

Volunteers who help put together the bulletins and stuff inserts.

For more information, please contact the parish office.

Card Ministry

A unique group that creates handmade cards to mail to parishioners for any need or occasion. Meetings are the last Wednesday of each month in the Resource Room.

For more information, contact Ronda Venable -

Care Ministry

Care Ministers visit persons who are sick, lonely or suffering in some way, to listen, offer friendship and a compassionate heart. Visits may be arranged by calling the parish office at 920-739-4157 or Gloria Koth at 920-858-3789. Please see our brochures on the Health Care Ministry table in the Narthex for additional information.

Catholic Resources Library

The library contains multimedia and literature on many valuable subjects such as:

  • The Holy Spirit
  • Miracles
  • Catechism
  • Prayer
  • Church Documents
  • Sacraments
  • Family Life
  • Healing
  • Teens & Children
  • Saints
Besides hard copy books, the Catholic Resource Library houses books on tape, books on CD, videos and music CDs.

Church Cleaning

Volunteers assist in cleaning the church for 1.5 to 2 hours on a monthly basis during weekday mornings, afternoons, and Thursday evenings. Keep our church beautiful! Contact the Parish Office to sign up!

Clean Up Day - Parish Grounds

Spring and Fall clean up day for parish buildings and grounds. Planting, weeding, painting, and repairing buildings. Bring your gloves and gardening tools.

For more information, contact Jerry Lopas - 

Dazzling Ladies Night Out

A parish fundraising event of fun, food and prizes for ladies.  There are silent auctions, raffles, great food and women's fellowship.

For more information, contact Mary Spaay -

Thank you to all who helped and attended to make this year a success!  Watch for the date in 2019!!

Golf Outing Fundraiser

Help in preparing and/or implementing details for the annual Golf Outing Fundraiser.

Health Care Ministry

Health Care Ministry is led by two specially trained RNs and supported by many other nurses. Our goal is to enhance the quality of life of our parishioners by addressing health needs through a holistic approach (mind, body & soul). We currently offer the following: Monthly Blood Pressure screenings, Bi-monthly newsletters, Care Ministry visits & educational material on our bulletin board and table. We also will do consultations or home visits on request. For more information please see our brochure on the Health Care Ministry table or contact Gloria Koth at 920-858-3789.

Human Concerns Committee

This committee's purpose is to assist the parish in responding to Jesus' command to love our neighbor by addressing social justice issues and the needs of all people. Committee members will identify and provide opportunities for parishioners to assist those in need with gifts of time, talent, and treasures.

This committee meets once each month from September to May to discuss possible activities for the parish and the community.

Here is just a few of the many projects/activities of the Human Concerns Committee:

  • St. Joe's Food Pantry Collections
  • Phone Card Purchases for Soldiers
  • Mother/Unborn Baby Care Rose Sale
  • Emergency Shelter Necessities Drive
  • Funeral Luncheons

For more information please contact one of the Co-Chairs:

Dorothy Beschta - 920-733-3025 -

Judy Schoepel - 920-739-6398 -

Money Counter

Assist with counting weekly collections.

For more information, please contact the parish office.

Office Help

Answer phones when secretary is on vacation. Filing, stuffing bulletins, copying, and printing.

For more information, please contact the parish office.

Parish Fundraising Committee

Committee plans and coordinates annual events and fundraisers for the parish. Recruit parishioners to chair and help at events and fundraisers.

Prayer Shawl Ministry

This group comes together and knits shawls and pray for people in need, such as the ill, new mothers and people dealing with traumatic events. Meetings are every other Thursday at 12:30 pm.

For more information, contact Diane Fecteau, at: 920-209-5595 or

Renew Group - Prayer Chain

You can call the parish office and submit anything that you would like to be prayed for. The parish office then contacts someone who begins spreading the word to others so that many people can pray for this subject. 739-4157.

Scrip Program (Parish)

Several people needed to coordinate parish scrip program. Recruit and schedule volunteers to sell scrip after every Mass, maintain inventory of scrip certificates and scrip financial reporting. Visit the Scrip tab for more information on our new purchasing options!

Stewardship Committee

Promotes opportunities for all members to share gifts of time, talent and treasure for the good of the entire parish. Sponsors the annual stewardship fair.