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RadomNovember 18, 2015


Justin Jurkowski

(618) 316-1727

The Boy Scout’s Annual Food Drive will be held this Saturday, November 21. Boy Scout, Brent Harris of Radom, will be by this Saturday, November 21 after 8:00 a.m. to pick up the bags with donated food left on house porches. All food collected is distributed to local needy families. They are so appreciative of the food that is given to them. Please help us make Thanksgiving brighter and happier by donating canned/boxed food which will be given to families who are in need. Thank you very much for your generosity and your help. It is very much appreciated!

Patrick Suchomski, Josh Rynski, and Clark Wisely attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday, October 31st. They all three received the American Farmer Award, the organizations highest honor. Congratulations guys!

St. Michael’s Parish will be collecting canned goods, paper goods, and non-perishable items for the Irvington Food Pantry during the month of November. You can leave your items in the boxes in the back of church. Thank you!

St. Michael’s 2016 Calendar Raffle Tickets are available now! They make excellent Christmas gifts!! Tickets are $20 each. Each weekend 2 – $25.00 winners are picked. The last Sunday of each month 1 – $100 winner is also picked. Only on the last Sunday of December – 1 – $300.00 winner is selected. Tickets are good for all year. Please pick up some tickets for yourself and to sell to family, friends, and co-workers.

St. Michael’s will have the $13,000 Giveaway Raffle again this year. Tickets are available by contacting the parish office, Beverly Schindelar, 485-6455, Jerry Watters, 485-2299, Marvin Winka, 485-2748, Bernadine Kabat, 279-3466, or the Farmers & Merchants Banks in Ashley and DuBois. Three Early Bird drawings for $100 Gift Cards (choice of Target, Menards, Kohls, Lowes) will be on Dec. 17. Five Early Bird ticket drawings for $50 or another ticket will be held on Jan. 14, 2016. These tickets will be put back in for the big drawing to be held at the Feb. 13, 2016 Valentine Dance.

Who doesn’t love A Charlie Brown Christmas? Now you can see a live production of this much loved show. The youth ministries of Sts. Charles and Michael are sponsoring a bus to Marion Civic Center on Sunday, December 6. Admission fee is $8.00. Bring money for lunch at Cracker Barrel and for anything else you may wish to purchase. Bus pick-up will be 11:45am at St. Michael and noon at St. Charles. We should return by 6:00pm. To register for this trip, please contact Judy (214-7209) or Justin (316-1727) no later than Sunday, November 29. Looking forward to sharing the day with you and your family!

Continue to watch out for workers around St. Michael’s Church in town as projects are still ongoing. South side of Church and street is closed to traffic. Please be alert and pay attention for this!

Upcoming Events

Dec. 6- St. Michael Church Cookie Walk will begin at 11AM and run until 1PM. Mark your calendars now to get your holiday cookies! There will also be a Vendor Fair as well. Santa will visit from 11AM-12:30PM. Fried Chicken Dinners also will be sold from 11AM-1PM.

Parish News:

St. Michael Parish Council meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month.

St. Michael Parish is still saving aluminum cans, and printer cartridges. Collections for cans go on the North Side of the Garage. Printer Cartridges leave in the back of church. Thank you for all your support.

For more info on the Parish visit us on the web at, and on facebook at St. Michael Church and St. Michael School of Radom, Illinois.

Radom Town News:

The Radom Town Board Meets every 1st Wednesday of the Month at 7PM at the Town Hall.

The Town of Radom Tornado
siren will be tested every First Saturday of the Month!

For Rental of the Town Hall contact Anita Jurkowski at 618-246-8208. Thank you!

If you have any news or anything from visits or events you attended for the Radom Column Contact me at the number above.

Have a great week!