Parish Groups

The Council of Catholic Women

The purpose of the Council of Catholic Women (CCW) is to unite the women of the parish through spiritual, educational and social activities. Our services include helping our parish and community through different fundraisers and collections. 

All women of the parish are welcome to join!  The CCW meets monthly.

Please contact Melba Keith  (mj-keith@att.net) for information on joining the CCW.

From the moment of our founding in 1882, charity has been the first principle of the Knights of Columbus. We are Catholic men of faith and men of charitable action.  The St. Jude Knights of Columbus meet every month on the 2nd Thursday at 7:00 pm.  All men over 18 are invited and encouraged to join.

For more information on the Knights of Columbus go to:  Knights of Columbus

 

 Fishers of Men equips men of all ages to be committed disciples of Jesus Christ and better husbands, fathers and men in their local community.

Fishers of Men meets weekly at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday Mornings.  All men of the parish are invited and encouraged to join.

For more information on the Fishers of Men go to:  Fishers of Men

St. Jude Lay Dominicans
What, then, is a Lay Dominican?  A Lay Dominican:
  • Can be male or female
  • Is living and working in the world (but not of it!)
  • Loves the charism and spirituality of the Dominicans
  • Lives the 4 pillars of the Dominican Order: prayer, study, community, and apostolate (specifics below)
  • Discerns ways to preach in their everyday lives (and there are many ways)
  • Is committed to working for social justice
  • Spends a significant part of their life in formation (study)
  • Attends Lay Dominican meetings regularly (usually monthly)
  • Prays the Divine Office daily (usually Morning and Evening Prayer) and says the rosary daily
  • Attends Mass as often as possible
This lifestyle of prayer, study, preaching, community, and apostolic work is irresistible to some Catholics. For those who live in driving distance of a Lay Dominican chapter / group, they begin attending meetings and discerning whether they’re called to life as a lay member of the Dominican Family.
 
The Lay Dominicans meet monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at 7:00 pm. 
Please contact Melba Keith (mj-keith@att.net) for information on how to join.