Altar and Rosary Society

Meeting Schedule

02/23/2017 – Speaker: Carol Andress, “Origins of Mardi Gras and Lent” and Rita Hughes, “33 Days to Morning Glory” to prepare for Lent.
03/23/2017 – Monica Sciortino, “Tai Chi with a religious connection”
04/20/2017 – Sr. Joyce Blum, “Past uprisings in Central America” and Election of Officers
05/16/2017 – Susan Tinley, “Fatima” and Installation of Officers

Meeting Overview

Meetings occur once a month with months off in winter and summer.  Meetings occur at the Council Bluffs Public Library and start at 6:30 with the rosary.  All women of the parish, including young women who have been Confirmed, are invited to join us!

Meeting Minutes

Mission Statement

The mission of the Altar and Rosary Society of St. Patrick’s is to enhance the spiritual growth of the parishioners by demonstrating care of the altar and the church environment and by promoting the praying of the rosary.


Link to the by-laws.

Governing Board


Front Row: Fr. Glen Wilwerding, Rita Hughes, Vicky Blum, Margie Graeve, Jan Rassmussen, Susan Tinley
Back Row: Judy Ravlin, Mary Stuhr, Carolyn Ridenour, Eileen O’Connor
Not Pictured: Bobbi Marshall

Position Board Member Contact Information
President Eileen O’Connor
Vice President Bobbi Marshall
Past President Joann Rasmussen
Secretary Vicky Blum
Rosary Chair Rita Hughes
Hospitality Committee Co-Chair Judy Ravlin
Hospitality Committee Co-Chair Margie Graeve
Altar Committee Chair Susan Tinley
Publicity Committee Chair Mary Stuhr
Finance Committee Chair Carolyn Ridenour
Spiritual Advisor Fr. Glen Wilwerding