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Saint Dennis is an active parish on Madison’s East Side with more than 2,300 families, a 285-student school and a Dominican convent. Saint Dennis Parish is a Catholic community that invites and encourages all to live a faith-filled journey with Jesus Christ. Join us at one of our weekend Masses or look to this website for areas of interest to you and your family.

Faith and Learning

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Sep
1
Thu
12:00 pm 12:00 pm Prayer for Vocations @ Chapel
12:00 pm Prayer for Vocations @ Chapel
Sep 1 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Our Day of Prayer for Vocations to the priesthood and religious life continues on the first Thursday of each month. There will be adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 12:00 p.m -7:00 p.m. Schoenstatt’s Marian Devotions will follow after which there will be Benediction. All are invited to take part during these hours.
Sep
9
Fri
5:45 pm Family Movie Night @ School gym
Family Movie Night @ School gym
Sep 9 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Family Movie Night is sponsored by Faith Formation K-3 and the Knights of Columbus.
Sep
10
Sat
4:15 pm 4:15 pm Community of the Good Sh... @ Parish Center & Gym
4:15 pm Community of the Good Sh... @ Parish Center & Gym
Sep 10 @ 4:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Community of the Good Shepherd celebrates “Strong Faith, Strong Families”. The group meets for praise and worship music, testimonies, and potluck. Family focused – bring the kids! Gather in the Parish Center to begin the evening.
Sep
12
Mon
3:45 pm Faith Formation K-8 Parent Meeting @ Church, Fellowship Hall
Faith Formation K-8 Parent Meeting @ Church, Fellowship Hall
Sep 12 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
K-8 parent meeting before classes start on September 19. Social to follow.
6:15 pm Faith Formation K-8 Parent Meeting @ Church, Fellowship Hall
Faith Formation K-8 Parent Meeting @ Church, Fellowship Hall
Sep 12 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Faith Formation K-8 parent meeting before classes begin on Monday, September 19.
Sep
17
Sat
3:45 pm Scrip Cards Available for Purchase @ Fellowship Hall
Scrip Cards Available for Purchase @ Fellowship Hall
Sep 17 @ 3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Scrip is sold in Fellowship Hall before and after the 4:00 pm Mass on the third Saturday of the month (and on the third Sunday after Masses). Scrip is also available in the parish office on Wednesdays from 8:45 am-4:00 pm and in the school office on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday when school is in session. The rebate amounts will generate revenue for the school and parish. Please see the Scrip page for more information.
Sep
18
Sun
8:30 am Scrip Cards for Sale @ Fellowship Hall
Scrip Cards for Sale @ Fellowship Hall
Sep 18 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Scrip is sold in Fellowship Hall on the third Sunday of each month after the 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Masses.  Scrip is also available for purchase in the Parish Office on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.  The rebate amounts will generate revenue for the school and parish. Please see the Scrip page for more information.
Sep
19
Mon
3:45 pm Faith Formation K-8 Afternoon Cl... @ All campus
Faith Formation K-8 Afternoon Cl... @ All campus
Sep 19 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Faith Formation classes for grades K-8
6:15 pm Faith Formation K-8 Evening Classes @ All campus
Faith Formation K-8 Evening Classes @ All campus
Sep 19 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Faith Formation classes for grades K-8
Sep
26
Mon
3:45 pm Faith Formation K-8 Afternoon Cl... @ All campus
Faith Formation K-8 Afternoon Cl... @ All campus
Sep 26 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Faith Formation classes for grades K-8
6:15 pm Faith Formation K-8 Evening Classes @ All campus
Faith Formation K-8 Evening Classes @ All campus
Sep 26 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Faith Formation classes for grades K-8
Oct
3
Mon
3:45 pm Faith Formation K-8 Afternoon Cl... @ All campus
Faith Formation K-8 Afternoon Cl... @ All campus
Oct 3 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Faith Formation classes for grades K-8

Daily Readings

Tuesday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 1 Cor 2:10b-16

Brothers and sisters:
The Spirit scrutinizes everything, even the depths of God.
Among men, who knows what pertains to the man
except his spirit that is within?
Similarly, no one knows what pertains to God except the Spirit of God.
We have not received the spirit of the world
but the Spirit who is from God,
so that we may understand the things freely given us by God.
And we speak about them not with words taught by human wisdom,
but with words taught by the Spirit,
describing spiritual realities in spiritual terms.

Now the natural man does not accept what pertains to the Spirit of God,
for to him it is foolishness, and he cannot understand it,
because it is judged spiritually.
The one who is spiritual, however, can judge everything
but is not subject to judgment by anyone.

For “who has known the mind of the Lord, so as to counsel him?”
But we have the mind of Christ.

Responsorial Psalm Ps 145:8-9, 10-11, 12-13ab, 13cd-14

R. (17) The Lord is just in all his ways.
The LORD is gracious and merciful,
slow to anger and of great kindness.
The LORD is good to all
and compassionate toward all his works.
R. The Lord is just in all his ways.
Let all your works give you thanks, O LORD,
and let your faithful ones bless you.
Let them discourse of the glory of your Kingdom
and speak of your might.
R. The Lord is just in all his ways.
Making known to men your might
and the glorious splendor of your Kingdom.
Your Kingdom is a Kingdom for all ages,
and your dominion endures through all generations.
R. The Lord is just in all his ways.
The LORD is faithful in all his words
and holy in all his works.
The LORD lifts up all who are falling
and raises up all who are bowed down.
R. The Lord is just in all his ways.

Alleluia Lk 7:16

R. Alleluia, alleluia.
A great prophet has arisen in our midst
and God has visited his people.
R. Alleluia, alleluia.

Gospel Lk 4:31-37

Jesus went down to Capernaum, a town of Galilee.
He taught them on the sabbath,
and they were astonished at his teaching
because he spoke with authority.
In the synagogue there was a man with the spirit of an unclean demon,
and he cried out in a loud voice,
“What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth?
Have you come to destroy us?
I know who you are–the Holy One of God!”
Jesus rebuked him and said, “Be quiet! Come out of him!”
Then the demon threw the man down in front of them
and came out of him without doing him any harm.
They were all amazed and said to one another,
“What is there about his word?
For with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits,
and they come out.”
And news of him spread everywhere in the surrounding region.
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