Community Life 

Community Life plays a unique role at St. Benedict’s by planning events that help promote a sense of  parish unity. Our goal is to bring people together for enjoyment, relaxation and community building, outside of  liturgy.

Catholic Daughters
of America

Involvement in events as desired such as Salad Luncheon and quilt making. Requires the desire to serve and create fellowship with other Catholic women.


Contact: Sandy Bohr

Meetings: Monthly, from March-Dec. first Monday in Parish Hall

Knights of Columbus

A fraternal order of practicing Catholic men devoted to doing good in the service of God and our neighbor. The Knights are dedicated to the spiritual, financial and social welfare of all men-single and married- at all stages of their lives, through life insurance to scholarships to service and social activities and programs. The Knights website can be found, here.


Contact: Brian Franzen

Meetings: Monthly, 2nd Monday in Parish Hall.


Circle Leaders recruit volunteers to work at various events, to contribute baked goods, and collect dues from circle members. 


Meetings: Quarterly meetings

Funeral Dinner

Time varies and is flexible. Serve food, bus tables, wash dishes, and clean up for funeral dinners in the parish hall.

Special Events
Committees and Volunteers

Meetings and tasks as needed to organize and carry out a specific event. Recruit the help of others to assist at the event. Please specify interest in a specific event if you have a preference.


Volunteers help work at the event. Tasks can vary for dinners from preparing and serving food, busing tables, and washing dishes. Set up and clean up. Please specify interest in a specific event if you have a preference. Other types of events need other tasks as determined by that specific event committee.


Our Parish Events include: Fish Fry, Mass on the Grass, Pilgrimage Road Trip, and Living Nativity.


Contact the Parish Office if you would like to volunteer or be on the Committee for one or all of these events!

Meet up to 3 months in advance to event. Meetings as needed to plan and prepare for the event.

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307 West Main Street  |  Decorah, Iowa 52101  |  Phone: 563-382-9631   |Fax: 563-382-6436   |

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