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A warm and blessed welcome to the Circle of Faith Catholic Community website! Here you'll find information about our linkage, our parishes, our history, our schedules, and our ministries... Even the bulletins and newsletters, but there's so much more! We want this website to help us share our faith with each other in many ways. May God bless you! Please visit us often! 

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Youth Ministry


Show your support for members of our Youth Ministry Groups who are going on mission trips this summer. They will be preparing and serving baked potatoes, toppings and desserts to serve after the 4:00 Mass at All Saints next Saturday, March 23. Only 150 tickets will be sold costing $10 each. Get yours this weekend following Mass at any of the Circle churches.


A second collection will be taken next weekend to support four Catholic agencies that serve the poor and those living on the edge of society all over the world. This includes Catholic Relief Services, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, Peter’s Pence, and the Pastoral Solidarity Fund for the Church in Africa. In this collection, you have a choice to contribute to any one or all four funds by designating specific amounts on your envelope.


March 26, 2019 * 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Our Savior Lutheran Church 435 Wisconsin Avenue, Denmark

Each food share is a $20 donation, yielding over $125 in food. NO income or residency requirements--anyone who eats is eligible. Bring two large totes to carry your groceries.


Feed your body and soul at the Lenten Lunches that are planned for this year. Held from noon until 1pm on the Wednesdays of Lent, the theme of the weekly reflections will be the Stations of the Cross, and lunch will consist of soups, fruit and desserts. Here is the full schedule:

Date Location Hosting Church

  • March 27 All Saints Church All Saints
  • April 3 All Saints Church St. Mary & Holy Trinity
  • April 10 Our Savior Lutheran Church Our Savior


Stations of the Cross

St. James and St. Joseph

  • After Sunday Morning Masses

All Saints, Holy Trinity, St. Mary

  • 35 Minutes before the start of every weekend Mass


All parishes have these reflection booklets available this weekend. Beginning with this Sunday, they contain daily scripture passages with short commentaries. Pick one up today as your six minute guide for Lent. A suggested donation of $1.00 will cover the cost.

Youth Ministry



  • When: Sunday, June 30 – Wednesday, July 3
  • Who: Middle School students currently in grades 6- 8
  • Host Parish: St. Joseph Parish Green Bay (we stay overnight at the host parish)
  • Cost: $100 per student / adult chaperones free
  • To Register: Go to When registering a student click on the "Register Student" tab under the Middle School/Green Bay site information. If you have questions please call Jessica Phillips at 883-7357 or Patty Bekkers at 863-5247. Registration is open now and ends May 1.


  • When: July 8 – 13, 2019 (With travel time July 6–July 15)
  • Where: Dulce, New Mexico, SHINE Catholic Missions -
  • Who: Any student currently in 8th grade this year through young adults age 21
  • Cost: A deposit of $150.00 for each spot reserved (student and chaperones) with the full cost of the trip being $375. Then everyone will participate in fundraising together to pay for the balance. To Register: Contact Jessica Phillips at 883-7357 or Patty Bekkers at 863-5247. Registration is open on a first come first serve basis, so don't wait.


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Diocesan Goal - $5,400,000
All Saints -Goal $28,724 -Current $11,525
Holy Trinity - Goal $4,000 -Current $3,150
St. James - Goal $30,827 - Current $15,558
St. Joseph - Goal $13,604 -Current $4,910
St. Mary - Goal $17,997 -Current $6,480


Within our Diocese more than 9,000 children are enrolled in Catholic schools and nearly 18,000 in Religious Education. More than 700 attended Camp Tekakwitha last summer. Your gift to the Bishop’s Appeal allows students in Catholic schools, religious education and youth ministry to draw closer to Christ and to each other on a regular basis. Young people founded in Catholic education are the future of our Church and good citizens in our communities. Your gift to the Bishop’s Appeal makes a difference in the Catholic education of children across our 16-county diocese.

Pledge cards and envelopes have been sent to all households to facilitate a donation. Thank you for your support of the Bishop’s Appeal and the Circle of Faith Parishes. Or, visit the Bishop’s Appeal website at to learn more about the ways your contribution supports the ministries and services of the diocese. Thank you for your support of the Bishop’s Appeal and the Circle of faith Parishes.


Relevant Radio!

Relevant Radio and Immaculate Heart Radio recently joined forces to create a single Catholic radio network that includes 130 stations reaching millions from coast to coast and worldwide via live streaming. Relevant Radio provides programming that helps bridge the gap between faith and everyday life by producing a variety of popular programs that strengthen the family, solve problems and raise the heart and mind to God. Harley Roffers is a Relevant Radio Parish Ambassador and wants you to help spread the good news and give hope! You can reach him at 863-6601 or check out


St. James/St. Joseph: Father Dennis Ryan will be available to hear Confessions before Mass at St. James on the second and fourth Saturday of each month, starting at 6:30pm.

At St. Joseph, Confessions may be arranged around the 8:15am Wednesday morning Mass.

At All Saints, Father Paul Demuth will hear Confessions every Saturday afternoon from 3:15 - 3:45pm, prior to Mass.


The strength and graces that come from the Eucharist are available to those who are unable to attend Mass due to illness, old age, or recuperation from surgery. Please call your parish office to make arrangements to have the Eucharist brought to you or a family member.


If someone you know is unable to join us at Sunday Mass, it is aired on TV regularly on Sunday mornings:

  • 5:30 am on WBAY TV Channel 2
  • 8:00 am on WACY TV Channel 32

For those who can get to church, the TV liturgy does not fulfill the Sunday Mass obligation.


In the event of wintry weather that Mass, Religious Education, meetings, or other events would be cancelled at any of our Circle of Faith Churches, please check Channel 5, WFRV TV, for information. Additionally, for these parishes:

  • St. James: RE cancellations are also posted to WBAY TV Channel 2; Parents are emailed notification; and the parish hall phone answering machine will relay this message. (863-2383)
  • St. Joseph: Parents receive an email for RE cancellations.
  • St. Mary: RE cancellations are announced at Denmark and DePere public schools


Bishop Ricken has issued a letter to the people of the Green Bay Diocese expressing his thoughts about the accusations of sexual abuse and harassment caused by clergy in Pennsylvania. You can read the full text of his letter here, or go to for more Catholic news about this.


St. James and St. Joseph Parishes are suspending the Holy Hour during the winter months effective immediately.

Please watch the bulletin for an announcement about when they will resume.


All Saints 1st Wednesday, 1pm-6pm
St. Joseph 2nd Tuesday, 1pm-7pm
St. James 3rd Thursday, 1pm-6pm

All Saints - Every Wednesday, 5am-6am - Followed by 1 hour faith sharing

Safe Environment

Each person has an inherent dignity as a beloved child of God.  The Diocese of Green Bay is committed to providing a safe environment in our parishes, in our schools, in our Faith Formation programs, and in all of our ministries, especially those that serve children, youth and individuals at risk.  If you want to learn more about the programs and resources available through the Diocese of Green Bay to live out this commitment, please click on the following link:


If you know of an incident of sexual abuse of a person who is now under the age of 18 by a priest, deacon, employee or volunteer, please immediately call the civil authorities and then the diocese. If the person was abused as a minor but is now an adult, please call Jayne Stefanic, Diocesan Assistance Coordinator, at 920-272-8174, or toll free at 1-877-270-8184.

We always encourage you to report the incident to civil authorities.


 Welcome Visitors

We sincerely hope that you feel at home in our Circle Churches and that you are among friends.

Please let us know if we can serve you in any way.


Who are we?

The Circle of Faith is a linkage of Catholic parishes in Southern Brown County and Northern Manitowoc County in Northeastern Wisconsin.

The Parishes include:
  • All Saint Parish and School - Denmark
  • Holy Trinity - New Denmark
  • St. James - Cooperstown
  • St. Joseph - Kellnersville
  • St. Mary's - Glenmore and Stark

Weekend Mass Schedule
  • Saturday 4:00 PM - All Saints - Denmark
  • Saturday 7:30 PM - St. James - Cooperstown
  • Sunday 8:00 AM - St. James - Cooperstown
  • Sunday 8:30 AM
    • St. Mary - Stark - 1st Sunday of the Month
    • St. Mary - Glenmore - 2nd through 5th Sunday of the Month
  • Sunday 10:00 AM - St. Joseph - Kellnersville
  • Sunday 10:30 AM
    • Holy Trinity - New Denmark - 1st Sunday of the Month
    • All Saints - Denmark - 2nd through 5th Sunday of the Month

Please click HERE for weekday services.


  • Baptism: Expectant parents baptizing their first child should contact their parish office three (3) months before the child is due to be born.
  • Confession: Every Saturday, from 9am-10am at All Saints, Denmark. Anytime by appointment.
  • Marriage: Contact the parish office at least one year before your planned wedding date.
  • Anointing of the Sick: Communal services are held annually in the fall. If you are anticipating serious surgery, please call your parish office to request this sacrament at any other time.

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The Our Father

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us, and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen

Hail Mary

Hail, Mary! Full of grace, The Lord is with thee, Blessed are thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now, and at the hour of our death. Amen

Glory Be

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen