Consolation Ministries

Psalm 34:18. The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

These ministries are focused on bringing peace and comfort at a time when members of our parish struggle with the loss of a loved one.  If you would like more information in either giving or receiving these services, please contact the parish office at 262-248-8524 or


The Arimatheans, named after Joseph of Arimathea, is a group that attends funerals to offer support to funeral families.  They represent the parish as well as guide the families in the responses and protocol of the Mass. This ministry welcomes new members at any time. Time commitment: Attend a funeral as your schedule permits. Contact coordinator Marilyn Brandel,, if you would like to be on the list of potential volunteers.


We have a group who reaches out to those in our parish who have recently lost a loved one.
If you would like to be a comfort to those who are in need, please consider this important ministry.  Time commitment: As your schedule permits.  Contact Jeanne McCarron, .


Funeral luncheons are provided by members of St. Francis de Sales if they are requested by the family. Volunteers are needed to help bake or serve. Time commitment: About 4 hours per funeral for serving, or you can sign up to drop off a food item.  If you can help out from time to time and would like to be on the list of possible volunteers, please contact Carole Nevin, .