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June 6 & 7, 2020

Sacred Heart – St Joseph Parish
312 NE Freeman Ave
Topeka Kansas

Please check back for 2020 updates

"Guardian or Lead Animals are welcome; please no pets"
"No outside beverages"

Rides via Satellite Parking from the
North end of BNSF parking lot 
at Seward Ave & Chandler St to
Sacred Heart Church grounds – 
Seward Ave and Freeman Ave in Oakland
Saturday 3-4 & 5-11 pm
Sunday 10 am-5 pm

Printable documentation for you to share!
2019 Germanfest Flyer
2019 Drawing Ticket Flyer
2019 Saturday Menu
2019 Sunday Menu
2019 Oral Auction Catalog

2019 Golf Tournament - June 8, 2019

Germanfest Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 6

8 am   Brat Trot
4 pm   Outdoor Holy Mass, in German (Heilige Messe im freien, auf Deutsch)
5 pm   German Food Line, Bier Garten, and Snack Bar
           Authentic, homemade German Sausage, Bratwurst, Krautstrudel, Dumplings w/ Green               Beans and Ham, Noodles & Sage Balls, Sauerkraut, German Coleslaw,
           German Potato Salad, Grebble, and other delicious desserts
           Bazaar: Silent Auction, Fancy Booth, Jewelry Booth, Basket Booth, Country Store,
           T-Shirts and Souvenirs, Pull Tabs, and more!
5:30 - 8 pm      Silent Auction
5:30-8:30 pm   Children’s Inflatables, Bouncy House, Craft Booth, Mini-Train
                        Clowning w/ twisted balloons, Sky’s the Limit Mobile Gaming
7-11 pm           The Chardon Polka Band
11 pm              Bier Garten closed, Germanfest closes for Saturday night

Sunday June 7

8 am              Indoor Mass at Sacred Heart Church (only one Mass on Germanfest Sunday)
10 am-3 pm   Games: Fish Pond, Duck Pond, Pop Toss, Toy Booth, Potty Toss, Lolly Pops,
                      Basketball Throw, Goblet Toss, Plinko, Cake Walk, Treasure Chest, Horse Race
                      Children’s Inflatables, Bouncy House, Craft Booth, Mini-Train
                      Clowning w/ twisted balloons, Sky’s the Limit Mobile Gaming
                      Bazaar: Fancy Booth, Jewelry Booth, Country Store, Silent Auction,
                      Basket Booth, T-shirts and Souvenirs, Ice Cream, Pull Tabs, and more!
                      Fancy Booth: Embroidered Tea Towels, Lap Quilts, Quilt Drawings, and more!

***German Food*** Food Line in the Die KirchenKeller (church hall) offering delicious, homemade German fare including Sauerbraten, Pork & Sauerkraut, German Sausage, Knockwurst, Krautstrudel, Noodles & Sage Balls, German Potato Salad, Sauerkraut,
German Coleslaw, and Grebble. Also serving delicious Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Beans, Rolls, and delectable desserts!

10:30 am-1 pm       Silent Auction
10:30 am-1:30 pm  The Chardon Polka Band
11 am-2 pm            Bingo - great prizes!
2 pm                       Oral Auction - The Highlight of Germanfest.
                               Bid on quality items donated by friends of Sacred Heart-St Joseph Parish.

Event Drawings

$10,000. Cash Drawing$10 donation per ticket

  • Cash prize. Winner is responsible for applicable taxes/fees associated with winning.

WOW Drawing — $1 donation per ticket

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Quilt Drawing — $1 donation per ticket

  • • 3 Beautiful handmade Quilts 


  • • Drawing tickets available at Germanfest, church bulletin stands, or Sacred Heart-St. Joseph Rectory
  • • WOW Drawing and Quilt Drawing to be held during the Oral Auction
  • • Cash Prize Drawing will follow the Oral Auction
  • • Check us out on Facebook: Sacred Heart-St Joseph Germanfest
  • • Invite your friends to the Facebook Event: Germanfest 2020
  • • Join us on Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter @Germanfest_shsj 
  • • Flyers, links, and information to share:

Check out this video ...and then start practicing your polka!

We are blessed to have so many generous Germanfest supporters.
Please help us thank them and take the opportunity to shop Germanfest Sponsors!

2019 Germanfest Sponsors
Allen Insurance Associates, Inc
DeBacker's, Inc
Hollins 29th Street Property, LC
KBS Constructors Foundation
Schmidtlein Excavating
Capitol Federal
Reser's Fine Foods
Topeka Blueprint Co Inc
Becky S Burghart, REALTOR®
Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home
Dave's Repair Shop
J.F. McGivern Inc
Reser's Fine Foods
Rick & Karen Stadler
Strathman Sales Co Inc
Azura Credit Union
Ben Schreiner Concrete Const LLC
Crowley Law Office, LLC
First Class Transportation Inc
Kaw Valley Bank
Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home
Porubsky's Grocery & Deli
Riverside Farms LLC
Schiffelbein Concrete Construction, Inc
Clint & Mary Baker
Ditch & Associates
Haberkorn Heating, Air Conditioning
Hamilton, Wilson & Hendrickson Orthodontics
John J Stringer, DDS
Craig & Belinda Johnson
Kansas Sand and Concrete, Inc
Midland Care Findables
ServiceMaster Cleaning & Restoration
SFS Architecture
Shawnee Woodwork, Inc
Sue Zientara  Insurance Agency, Inc
KC Bier Co
TFM Comm Inc
Hertz Rent A Car
O'Reilly Auto Parts
Touch of Heaven
2019 Band Sponsors
The Danielson Family
DeBacker's, Inc
Al Kirmer & Kathleen Hickert
Michael & Karen Laccheo
Newbery, Ungerer & Hickert, LLP
Dr. Patrick & Deborah Sheehy
Clubhouse Inn & Suites
Porubsky's Grocery & Deli
The Pizza Parlor
2019 Brat Trot Sponsors
Allen Insurance Associates, Inc
DK Bookkeeping
Dove Cremations and Funerals
J.C. Meier and Sons
J.F. McGivern Inc
John J Stringer, DDS
Dr. Frank Johnson

Sacred Heart - St. Joseph Catholic Parish

Sacred Heart Church (SH)
312 NE Freeman Ave
Topeka KS 66616
(785) 234-3338

St. Joseph Church (StJ)
227 SW VanBuren St
Topeka KS 66603
(785) 232-2863

Fr. Tim Haberkorn

Sunday Mass
Saturday: SH 4:00 pm
Sunday:    StJ 8:00 am
                   SH 10:30 am
(Sept-May 10:30 am; Jun-Aug 10 am)
(There is only one Mass on
Germanfest Sunday @ 8 am)

Daily Mass Schedule
    No Mass

    SH 8:00 am

    StJ 6:30 am

    SH 8:00 am

    StJ 6:30 am
    SH 8:00 am (during school year)

1st Saturday Only:
    StJ 7:30 am

First Friday: StJ 6:00-6:20 am
First Saturday: StJ 7:00-7:20 am
Saturday: SH 3:15-3:55 pm
Sunday: StJ 7:10-7:55 am

Special Lenten Confessions
Wednesdays of Lent: StJ 6 pm
March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 8

Topeka Regional Lenten Penance Service
Sunday, March 29, 2 pm Mother Teresa 
Monday, March 30, 7 pm St Joseph 
Monday, March 30, 7 pm Our Lady Guadalupe
Tuesday, March 31, 7 pm Christ the King
Wednesday, April 1, 7 pm St. Matthew
Thursday, April 2, 7 pm Mater Dei (HN)
Saturday, April 4, 9:30 am Most Pure Heart

Hall Rental
SH: Cindy Renyer 785-845-6031
StJ: StJ Rectory 785-232-2863

Sacred Heart Office Hours
T-W-Th-F:  8 am - Noon
Bulletin Deadline:  8 am Wednesday
SH Secretary
Therese Klein

St. Joseph Office Hours
M-W-F: 8 am - Noon
StJ Secretary
Teresa Thomas

Lisa Deghand

CCD Webpage

Consider electronic offertory to assist
in making your parish contribution to
support our church. Visit Faith.Direct/KS196
to enroll.

Sacred Heart Church

312 NE Freeman Ave

Topeka, KS 66616


St. Joseph Church

227 SW VanBuren St

Topeka, KS 66603