Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

General Information

Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez!

Mardi Gras 2018 will be February 10, 2018 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm in Cardinal Newman Hall. 

Join us for a night of food, dancing, auctions and fun! This fundraiser goes to benefit our Parish and it's ministries.

This event brings us together as a community and it’s a lot of fun too!

Check our Facebook event and our bulletin for updates. See you there!

Opportunities to donate are located to the left, and a description of each opportunity is below. 


Tickets will go on sale Saturday, January 20. Tickets are $60. Tables of eight are available fro $480.

They can be purchased at tables in the hallway after the weekend Masses or during the week at the front desk. 

Silent Auction Items


GIFT CERTIFICATES:  Restaurants, spa hair salon, gym membership, retail nursery, hardware, Netflix subscriptions.

PROFESSIONAL & PERSONAL SERVICES:  Photography, legal, accounting, housekeeping, realtor, interior design, massage, landscaping.

SPORTS & EVENT TICKETS:  Professional/college game tickets, entertainment events, concerts, plays, children’s events, sports apparel, round of golf.

ARTWORK & CRAFTS:  Paintings, drawings, photographs, framed prints, ceramics, sculptures.

RELIGIOUS ITEMS:  Rosaries, crucifixes, statues, icons, nativities, books.

CHILDREN’S ITEMS:  Books, dolls with clothes, art supplies, toys, puzzles, layettes, DVD’s, Wii games, PS4 games

FOOD & BEVERAGE:  Quality wine, beer & liquors, homemade jams/jellies, dessert once a month.


Perishable food items can be brought on Friday, February 9, 2018.

Please contact the parish office or a committee co-chair about your food item & proposed drop off time in advance.

We need everyone’s help to make this fundraiser a success!  Your generosity is very much appreciated.

If you have extra medium or large size baskets at home, you could bring them to the office so we can use them for the auction.

Auction Information

Dessert Auction

Pies, cakes, cookies, etc. may be donated for the dessert auction. Please ensure that your dessert will feed at least eight people. Recipients of the desserts may choose to share with those at their dinner table.

Desserts must be delivered to Cardinal Newman Hall no later than 12 noon on Saturday, February 10. This time must be respected in order to allow staff to enter items into the computer for the bank.

Contact a co-chairman describing your dessert(s) and the value so they can complete a donation form. If your dessert choice changes, please notify the co-chair so it can be changed in the computer bank.  Each dessert must be listed on a separate form.

Sponsor Opportunities

Sponsorship Levels

Platinum    $200+

Gold           $100+

Silver         $50+

All sponsorships will have program and evening acknowledgement. For more information please contact the office at 436-3434. Please make checks payable to St. Paul Newman Center & include Mardi Gras Sponsor in the memo line. Remember donations can also be made on the website at

Opportunities to Donate

There are a few different ways that parishioners can help to make this evening successful. 

  1. Purchasing Tickets 
  2. Silent auction items 
  3. Desserts
  4. Sponsorships
  5. Sponsor college students 

Sponsoring a College Student

You may make a financial contribution to help a college student attend the Gala.  Monies collected will be put towards the price of a ticket and be awarded to a college student who wishes to attend.

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