The St. Agnes Altar Society consists of all the women of the church. They meet monthly to plan events. One of the biggest of the year is the community Easter Dinner provided free to all who would like it. This is a combined charitable undertaking by both St. Agnes and St. Cecilia churches.
Contact Marni Suliin,
President of the Altar Society
Iron County Right To Life
Knights Of Columbus
CCD classes begin in the fall and continue until
spring. They are very active with Christmas pageants, youth Mass participation, making the balloon rosary and helping with the Community Easter Meal. An added feature last year was a Family Night
Contact Jean Zielinski, DRE, at the Rectory Office
on Wednesdays Phone 906-265-4557
or 284-3136 (Religious Education only)
Music for the weekend Masses are:
Saturday at St. Agnes 4 p.m. with choir. Pianist and Directress is Jane Townsend. They also assist families in preparing the music for the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Agnes Church.
Sunday 8 a.m. at St. Cecilia with choir. Organist is Kathy Kudlaty. They also assist families in preparing the music for the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Cecilia Church.
Sunday 10 a.m. at St. Agnes with Organist Cheryl Spencer leading the congregation
Sunday noon, St. Cecilia with a Youth Choir led by Organist Dawn Holt
Organist is Mary Therese Howard
St. Vincent de Paul
THE IRON RIVER COUNCIL 2300 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS was chartered in 1912. Although the places of meeting have changed from the original K of C hall at the Baltic Club House in Gaastra, to the Blessed Sacrament Church in Stambaugh to the K of C hall in the Verona Club House and then presently at the St Agnes Little Flower Room. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at St. Agnes Little Flower Room. .
IRON RIVER COUNCIL 2300 IS led by Grand Knight Rick Commenator.
Some of the special works of the council is supporting seminarian vocations in the Marquette Diocese and the Holy Cross Children Services (originally Boysville.)
Quarterly black cow events are held at the Iron Mountain Veterans Hospital serving our veterans ice cream sodas and treats.
Annual Tootsie Roll Drive which supports the West Iron Special Education children classes.
Periodically hold corporate communions at both parishes.
Support monthly to the St. Vincent DePaul pantry.
The 4th degree assembly 501 is led by Faithful Navigator Arthur B. Aregoni. The 4th Degree work together with Council 2300 in all of the above programs.
The 4TH Degree Honor Guard performs honor guards at deceased members funerals, on corporate communions and also at special Masses at both churches.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY
Store and Food Pantry
313 W Genesee Street, Iron River, Mi.
St. Vincent de Paul is a lay Catholic organization that aspires to live by the gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with love, respect, justice, hope and joy, and by working to shape a more just and compassionate society
Founded in 1833 by six university students in Paris under the patronage of St. Vincent de Paul, today the Society includes almost 900,000 members spread among 46,000 confraternities in 130 countries of five continents.
The Society's purpose is to provide direct aid to those who suffer, and to help individuals reduce and even eliminate the causes of their suffering, themselves. Society members use their own resources, sharing not only possessions, but the valuable gift of their presence.