Adult Co-Ed Volleyball

League play for all skill levels, from novice to seasoned players. The goal is both exercise and fellowship. Teams are chosen at random each year so that participants can get to know other members of the parish.

Contact: Ernie Spring at (608) 244-8558


Book Club

The group meets monthly (except December) to share thoughts, ideas and feelings on the book read that month.

Contact: Clete Hansen at (608) 222-5146


Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts

These groups offer character development and values-based leadership training through responsible fun and adventure. Scouting instills lifetime values and develops ethical character as expressed in the Scout Oath and Law; trains young people in citizenship, service and leadership; serves America’s communities and families with its quality, values-based programs.

Contact: Mark Rodwell at (630) 487-6342


Faith Sharing Groups

Saint Dennis has over 30 thriving faith-sharing groups that meet periodically, using videos on religious topics and other materials to guide their discussion. Some groups have been meeting since 1998, but all groups are open to new members. Groups meet at night and on weekdays to accommodate various schedules. Previous topics have included: Vatican II, the miracles and parables of Jesus, the Eucharist and Mary. Join a faith-sharing group today!

Contact: Pat Hendrickson at (608)246-5127


Funeral Luncheon Ministry

Members of the Women of Saint Dennis organization who volunteer to serve a luncheon to families after a funeral service at the parish.

Contact: Jan Van Lysel at (608) 244-2072


Girl Scouts

An informal, educational organization in which girls are encouraged to build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with trained and dedicated leaders, girls develop qualities which will serve them all of their lives, such as strong values, a social conscience and the conviction of their own potential and self-worth.

Contact: Abby Beyerl at (608) 237-1150


Knights of Columbus

An organization for Catholic men ages eighteen and older committed to exemplifying charity, fraternity, patriotism, and the support of religious vocations. A Knights of Columbus council can work wonders; in fact, with its many programs, it can help change the community, town, city or neighborhood in which you live.

Contact: Rick Raulin at (608) 628-0973
Field Agent: Luke Meinholz, FICF at (608) 230-6740

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Mom’s Group

A regular drop-in group where moms can enjoy fellowship and time away from their busy lives. The group meets on Tuesdays during the school year from 9:30 am – 11:00 am in Fellowship Hall. Child care is provided for ages one and up. Younger children stay with mom. All moms are welcome, whether they have young children or their children are in school. Meeting topics have included: faith, parenting skills, sharing recipes, crafts, cooking demonstrations and Mom’s Morning Out. Regular Mom’s Night Out activities are also planned.

Contact: Monica Simpson at (608) 226-0361
Beth Rodwell at (630) 251-3776


Saint Dennis Annual 18-Hole Golf Scramble

Join us for a day of fun and companionship while supporting a very worthy cause. You will also have an opportunity to purchase raffle tickets. All proceeds go to updating technology for Saint Dennis School and Faith Formation students.


Saint Dennis Festival 2020

Annual parish event that takes place the last full weekend of July. Many parish volunteers work before, during and after the event to make this largest fundraiser for the parish a community-builder and success.

Contact: Parish office at (608) 246-5124