St. Jerome in June

St. Jerome’s Andre with his gift basket he won from the raffle. Andre refused to leave the picnic until the winners were called.

On a warm Sunday afternoon on June 26th St. Jerome hosted their annual parish picnic and raffle after Mass. The event began with a coffee and donut reception under the big tent outside the rectory. Many people from the St. Jerome community attended to support the church’s event. It was great for everyone to see former members including the Kovac, Vadnal, Girod, and Nolan families. Parishioners, along with students and their families also came for a bite to eat. One student attended who is starting the second grade at St. Jerome School this fall. She was eager to see where she will be going to school and meet the kind members of St. Jerome. Many women from the church made the picnic even more enjoyable by collecting gigantic gift baskets donated from local restaurants and businesses. The baskets were raffled off to help raise money for the church; many winners were ecstatic to receive their assorted prizes. The Holy Name Society grilled a delicious dinner including hot dogs and hamburgers while guests brought homemade side dishes. The event is always a great way to meet everyone who volunteers and makes St. Jerome the amazing community it is.

Marguerite DiPenti

By Katie Neary

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