Fall BBQ

September 10, 2022

Welcome ya’ all and giddy up to our St. Simon Fall BBQ!   We gather in this annual tradition to celebrate being ONE parish.  Join family and friends for food, fun, games and a DJ as we gather after the summer days.

Cash Calendar Raffle      

Chairs:  Shona Inglis and Viju Sharma

The St. Simon Cash Calendar is designed to create the largest amount of fundraising with the smallest amount of effort.  Our Cash Calendar is a raffle!  Tickets are sold at $10 each and are available online or in the Parish Office.   Buy your tickets today.  You could be our next winner.

Drawings:  (2) $1,000, (12) $500, (2) $250, (27) $100 throughout the year at PLG Events.

**View Winners HERE**

Rummage Sale


Chairs:  Pattie Sharrow & Nancy Perkins

We will not be holding a rummage sale this year. If you are looking for places to donate items, please click on the links below. We will providing more information on how and where you can donate when we hear back from our partners and charities. Thank you for your support and enquiries – GoodwillSalvation ArmySaint Vincent de Paul.

Rummage Sale Update – DGW Auction House
If you are looking for a place to sell items and donate the proceeds, you can send photos to DGW@DGWauctions.com to learn if the items are appropriate for an upcoming auction. Certain items always sell well.  Fine collectables, gold, silver, coins and artwork sell.  The art can be rare art, fine art, signed or just a pretty picture. No empty frames.

Art glass sells well. Chinese items, Waterford, Baccarat etc. Jewelry is popular.  It can be fine jewelry, vintage jewelry, signed Indian pieces or costume jewelry. Designer handbags in good condition are popular.  Email DGW here and see how you can benefit Saint Simon this year.
Thank you, your Rummage Team

Monster Mash

October 14, 2022 Chair:  TBD

Haunted House Chair:  TBD

Families of St. Simon Parish gather in costume for a high energy evening of spooky fun.  We transform the Parish Center into a Halloween festival with a Haunted House, games, beverages and snacks to celebrate.  Old-fashioned fun created for all to put us in the Halloween spirit.

Turkey Bingo

November 2022 Chair:  Melissa Moody

Turkey Bingo is a family event for all ages.  Play in a friendly, competitive Bingo competition to win turkeys.   Bring canned vegetables to stock St. Vincent de Paul’s food pantry over the holidays.  Snacks, drinks and laughs with your community – don’t miss out!

Advent Wreath Making

A favorite yearly tradition in our community is coming together to make Advent Wreaths for our homes and having them blessed to start our Advent Season.  Supplies are provided and organized by volunteers.  Teens earn service hours as they help families assemble their wreath.

Festival of Lights Parade

St. Simon proudly participates in the downtown Los Altos holiday parade with our own St. Simon Angel float.  The St. Simon School 8th Grade Cheerleading squad marches alongside our Angels who brightly shine standing by the baby Jesus’ cradle.   Our St. Simon Community begins Advent Season by joining the larger community in crowding the downtown streets enjoying the floats while eagerly awaiting the arrival of our float.  The event is scheduled for the Sunday after Thanksgiving.

Ladies Christmas Dinner

December 11, 2022  Chair:  Sue Marion

Ladies Night Out!  The ladies of St. Simon Parish gather from all areas of the parish to enjoy a festive evening of dining, drinks and a Christmas Ornament Exchange.   Holiday spirit is strong in this crowd as we celebrate the Christmas Season.

Parish Christmas Caroling

Bring Christmas joy and smiles through caroling at our local community care facilities during the holiday season.  Join in spirited singing to our community neighbors. The joy and appreciation from the residents at the facilities is priceless.  Join us- the more the merrier!

Crab Feed

January/February 2022/Youth Ministry

A crowd favorite!  The table decoration contest has our parishioners gathering and planning as they choose a theme and create delightful and surprising scenes to enjoy.  Youth Ministry also sells raffle tickets for fun baskets to fundraise for their activities.  Bowls of crab and delicious side dishes are served and the party really gets started.

Parish Auction and Dinner Dance

February 2023

Our largest St. Simon event and fundraiser happens every two years before Lent.  The Auction supports the various ministries of St. Simon and our greater community.   We put on our party dress and come together in an extravagant and exciting evening of competitive bidding over trips, parties, items and services during a silent and live auction followed by dinner and dancing.  What happens at the Auction is the news of the next week- always a good time!

Fat Tuesday Ice Cream Social

This event still to be determined if being held.

A Mardis Gras evening for the children as we celebrate with ice cream sundaes and a Magician before our Community enters into the Lenten Season.

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

The Parish Center transforms into a sea of green and all ages gather for an authentic corned beef and cabbage dinner and an Irish bar.  Musicians and Irish Dancers entertain from the stage as we are all a little Irish on St. Paddy’s Day.  This event always sells out so buy your tickets early!

Easter Vigil Reception

Joan Mibach & Helping Hands

We celebrate our newest members of the parish on this most sacred and magical night.  The reception follows the Easter Vigil Mass.  The RCIA Candidates are welcomed into our faith and our church as we congratulate them with a champagne and appetizer reception.

Los Altos Pet Parade

Bring your pet and march the streets of the Los Altos Pet Parade behind our St. Simon Catholic Parish banner.  We love our fur, feathered and scaled friends!

Pancake Breakfast

This breakfasts are not being held at this time.

Gather for breakfast with other parishioners after 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. Masses.

Donut Sundays

Fresh donuts after morning Mass along with hot coffee, refreshing juice served up and enjoyed by the friendly faces of our community.  We gather in Spooncer Hall after the morning Masses to enjoy a treat but more importantly catch up with old friends and get to know new friends.

Young At Heart – Senior Luncheons

This luncheons are not being held at this time.

The “Young At Heart” meets the 1st Tuesday of each month starting in September and meeting through May.  We begin with Mass at 11:30 a.m, followed by a delicious lunch prepared by our dedicated volunteers.  55 and over gather in the Simon Room following Mass.  Donation:  $5.00