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Service - It's What We Do!

Service is an integral component of Gehlen Catholic's ministries - from serving our local community and parishes to those around the world.

Here are a few of the life-changing projects Gehlen Catholic preschool through 12thgrade students, staff,and parents have been involved in:

  • Service and ministryto parish shut-ins and nursing home residents through Fall Service Day, Advent gift bags, Ash Wednesday services
  • ThenFeed Just One(a multi-generational, non-denominational food packaging event)prepared and shipped nearly 250,000 meals to Honduras and Africa;
  • Mission Honduras: Gehlen Catholic is dedicated to serving the poor of Honduras by improving the living conditions in the various villages through:
  • Christian Leadership Team:
    • Water projects,
    • A blanket program,
    • Health and medical care,
    • Then Feed Just One,
    • Support of two medical clinics and a malnutrition center,
    • All under the direction of retired 7-12 Guidance Counselor, Mr.Richard Seivert, who was honored by Siouxland Red Cross at the 2007 Siouxland Heroes Banquet.
  • Sponsor various service projects in thecommunityand the Siouxland area,
  • Charge of planning and implementingliturgies and prayer servicesincluding but not limited to the Anointing Liturgy and Veteran's Day Prayer Service; and
  • Respond to numerous requests for assistance from local residents.

The most powerful thing on earth is the human soul on fire.

Ferdinand Foch


Then Feed Just One Packing Event

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gift bag delivery

Advent Gift Bag Delivery

                                                                                             Collecting canned goods in honor of                                                                                              Bishop Nickless's anniversary


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