Recent News from St. Andrew's, Delavan, WI

Archive for February, 2013

16th Annual Big Ticket Raffle Set for Wednesday, April 17


St. Andrew’s Parish School is starting to prepare for its 16th Annual Big Ticket Raffle.  The Grand Prize for the raffle is $10,000.  We will also offer many other prizes for the raffle which last year included televisions, the latest electronics, outdoor living accessories, and much more.  Only 300 tickets will be sold on a first come basis, so please get your tickets early.

The drawing will be held at the Delavan Legion Hall on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.  A burger and brat buffet will be served during the drawing.  Please come and join the excitement, as one by one, all the tickets will be drawn until the lucky last ticket takes home $10,000.  Tickets are sold at $100 each.

Thank you for your continued support of the St. Andrew’s Parish School.


St. Andrew’s Big Ticket Raffle Committee

Ed & Renee Clair, Chris & Tonya Hembrook, Jess Wright, Ruben & Courtney Rendon, Dan Fahey, Holly Ayen, Dari Nateghi, Brian O’Grady, Dan Szczap

** Please complete and return with your check for $100**

To: St. Andrew’s School, 115 S. 7th St. Delavan, WI  53115




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Draw Near to God with These Apps

ImageHow do you spend time your time waiting or when you are bored? Do you play Candy Crush Saga? Temple Run? Chances are most of us these days are checking e-mails, Facebook profiles, or playing games on our phones to pass the time.

During this Lenten season, try filling this time with quiet moments with God. Prayer, reading, or learning more about your faith. Here are a few FREE applications for your phone that can help you grow in your relationship with the Lord.

Laudate – #1 Free Catholic App

The most popular and most comprehensive free Catholic App . Daily Mass Readings (with Saint of the Day and Reflections). Liturgy of Hours, New American Bible, interactive Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Latin Rosary, Stations of the Cross, searchable prayers and latin prayers with English translation. Douay-Rheims Bible for offline use. Multiple podcasts for daily meditations and Rosary. Catechism of Catholic Church with ability to bookmark and share. My Prayers lets you store your own prayers and move them between iPad and iPhone. Confession guides through sacrament of reconciliation. Vatican documents: 2nd Vatican Council, Code of Canon Law and more.


Relevant Radio

Relevant Radio brings you “Talk Radio for Catholic Life”. Relevant Radio creates a community of hope. Through this personal and intimate forum of communications, hope is rekindled, marriages are saved, souls draw closer to Christ and His Church, and the Truth sets many free. Be a part of this amazing journey! With the Relevant Radio App, you have easy access to our streaming! You can also submit a prayer request, make a donation and more!


Do you have a Kindle? If not, you can download the free Kindle app (iPhone, Android) and read these FREE books about your faith and God:

Exploring the Nicene CreedWe say it every Mass. Have you ever really thought about the words you say?

The Baltimore Catechism (1 of 4)This is a straightforward book series that addresses the Catholic Faith in a question and answer format. 

The Story of a Soul: The Autobiography of St. Therese of LisieuxThe heart of a treasured Saint in her own words who lived just a century ago.

General Catholic Devotions: Just that. Devotions to help you find the words you need.

Books under $1:

The Confessions of St. Augustine

The Way of Perfection by St. Theresa of Avila

The Way of the Cross

Bingo IS RESUMING March 1 at St. Andrew Parish School


Change of plans…original reports of bingo being cancelled on March 1 are n

ow incorrect. March 1 bingo is on at St. Andrew with a progressive jackpot of $900+. Doors open at 6:00PM, play begins at 7:00PM.

Dinner and other concessions will be available beginning at 6:00, as well as free popcorn and coffee.


Goal of $5,000 Matching Donations Reached

In January, an anonymous donor challenged the rest of the parish to donate $5,000 towards St. Andrew Parish’s Human Concerns (food pantry, homeless shelter, etc). If $5,000 was raised, this donor would donate a matching $5,000. Our goal was reached and thanks be to God, this important ministry has been given $10,000 to reach those in need.


St. Andrew Parish School has reduced its tuition for all non-parishioners beginning the 2013-2014 school year by 47%. There is now an affordable option for Delavan-area parents who would like an education that focuses on developing children in knowledge, character, and values. Image

Interested families are invited to an open house on Sunday, January 26, between 10:30-11:30 AM. Visitors will be able to tour the entire school while speaking to faculty, staff, and current families. Coffee and donuts will be available in the cafeteria.

Established in 1941, St. Andrew Parish School welcomes all denominations and houses elementary grades K-4 and a middle school for grades 5-8. The course of study for all students includes Religion, Communication Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Health, Art, Music and Physical Education. Technology is integrated throughout all curricular areas, with students using the tools available to them in our Computer Lab.

For more information, please visit St. Andrew’s website at or call the school office at 262-728-6211.

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