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June 1 & 2, 2019

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

Please check back for 2019 updates

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

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

2019 Golf Tournament - June 8, 2019

Germanfest Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 1

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 2

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

  • • XBOX ONE X 
  • • Roomba i7 Robot Vacuum 
  • • Ring Alarm Wireless Home Security
  • • $200 Regal Movie Theater Gift Card
  • • Yeti Hopper Two Cooler & Tumblers


Quilt Drawing — $1 donation per ticket

  • • 3 Beautiful handmade Quilts – donated by St Anthony’s Guild


  • • 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 2019
  • • 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!

Sacred Heart - St. Joseph Catholic Parish

Sacred Heart Church
312 NE Freeman Ave
Topeka KS 66616

St. Joseph Church
227 SW VanBuren St
Topeka KS 66603

Fr. Tim Haberkorn

Sunday Mass
Saturday: SH 4:00 pm
Sunday: SH 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

    SH 6:30 am

    SH 8:00 am

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

1st Saturday Only:
    SH 7:30 am

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

Special Lenten Confessions
Wednesdays of Lent: SH 6pm

Hall Rental
SH: Mick & Liz Akerstrom 266-7865

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
to enroll, our parish code is KS196

Sacred Heart Church

312 NE Freeman Ave

Topeka, KS 66616


St. Joseph Church

227 SW VanBuren St

Topeka, KS 66603