Weekend Masses
Saturday - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday - 7:30 a.m. - 9 - 11 & 5:30 p.m.

Weekday Masses
Monday - Saturday: 8 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.

Monday - Saturday: 7:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 6 p.m.
Saturday: 3 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 - 10 a.m.

Office Hours
Monday and Tuesday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Events Around the Twin Cities

Much More To Do Around Town

Presented Church and Society of the Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church
Morning session: Speakers from Transformative Circles, a group of diverse people coming together to foster greater understanding and appreciation for our community, cultural differences, and customs through intentional conversation. Three of the morning speakers are refugees or immigrants. Afternoon session: Colleen Beebe will lead an interactive activity: Who Can Stay, Who Has to Go. She uses refugee/immigrant stories to explain the reality of US immigration laws and how they are applied. She will also talk about taking action.
The Reverend Jesus Purisaca will talk about his ministry with the Latino community in South Minneapolis and his advocacy work.

Saturday, Jan. 20, 9 a.m. Coon Rapids UMC. To register go to the conference Church and Society page at and click on the workshop title. Your church office also has registration information.

Sunday, January 21, 7 p.m., Cathedral of St. Paul

The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, along with the Lutheran Minneapolis Area Synod and St. Paul Area Synod, will gather to bring to a close a year of prayer to commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Join us as we pray together with the National Lutheran Choir under the Direction of David Cherwien; Archbishop Bernard Hebda, Bishop Patricia Lull preaches, and Bishop Anne Svennungsen will lead. A free-will offering will be received to continue our common efforts to bring an end to homelessness in the Twin Cities.

Join us at the Cathedral of Saint Paul, Monday, January 22, 10:30 a.m. for the Annual Prayer Service for Life, followed by MCCL’s March for Life at the State Capitol. This prayer service commemorates the millions of lives lost to abortion and the many women and men wounded by abortion’s aftermath. All are invited and welcome. Please consider carpooling or utilizing buses as parking and street access are limited. For more information, please contact the Office for Marriage, Family & Life at 651.291.4488 or visit at

Tuesday, January 23, 6:30 – 9 p.m., St. Bartholomew, Wayzata

Bring a friend! Bishop Andrew Cozzens will speak on Christ the Man: Why God the Father begot a Son and what that means for all sons of the Father”. There will be time for Adoration and Confession. Dinner will be provided. Register at (Free-will offering). Questions? Contact Enzo Randazzo at or 651-291-4483.

 Church of St. Michael, Farmington

On Friday, January 26 the concert begins at 7 p.m. in church sanctuary; doors open at 5:30 p.m. for drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Event will feature 4 celebrated local college/university staff musicians: Fr. Robert Koopmann, concert pianist from St. John’s Univ.; Christopher Kachian, concert classical guitarist from Univ. of St. Thomas; Dr. Martin Hodel concert trumpet master, and Prof. Jamie Bobb, concert organist, both from St. Olaf College. Suggested donation $20.00 at the door. To benefit our beautiful pipe organ.

Healing Mass with Fr. Jim Livingston

Friday, January 26 at 7:00pm

All are welcome to a special Mass with prayers for healing on Friday, January 26 at 7:00pm at the Church of Saint Paul (1740 Bunker Lake Blvd NE, Ham Lake, MN 55304). Prayer teams will be available. Come, Holy Spirit!

Join PROLIFE Across AMERICA on Friday, January 26 for a Memorial Mass, commemorating the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision (Roe v. Wade) that legalized abortion. Father Spencer Howe will celebrate Mass at 6:00 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Church. A social hour with refreshments and snacks will follow. Please join us as we pray and re-commit ourselves to promoting life and ending abortion.

Sunday, January 28, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rosemount

We all want to leave a legacy. We all want to be remembered. But, how do you do that exactly? The answer is Legacy Writing. A combination of personal reflection and communication, Legacy writing is a perfect way to start planning your estate in a faith-filled way. You are invited to hear Bill Marsella speak on Legacy Writing. Find details and register at Questions? Contact Susanna Parent at or 651-291-4411.

Sunday, January 28, 1-4 p.m. at Loyola Spirituality Center, 389 N. Oxford St., St. Paul.

Whether contemplating a career change or feeling stuck on autopilot in other areas of your life, this workshop will help you move forward in sync with your truest self. Registration is $50. For more information or call 651-641-0008.

Sunday, January 28

Chapel of Our Lady of the Presentation at the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, 1880 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul

Mass at 2:30 p.m. with reception to follow.

Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda will preside

NOTE: the link below will be active by January 13.

Saturday, February 3, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Mass at 8 a.m.), Church of St. Charles Borromeo in St. Anthony

Ignite your Marriage! This retreat is for all couples married 0 to 7 years wishing to have a happy, holy and healthy marriage. The day includes special presentations by Michael Hoffman and Mark Berchem, breakout sessions, reconciliation and the opportunity for couples to renew wedding vows. The cost is $40 per couple, including continental breakfast and catered lunch. Find more details and register at Questions? Call 651-291-4488.

Retreat led by The Most Reverend Andrew Cozzens

Saturday, February 3: 8 a.m. – Noon.  Immaculate Conception Church, Columbia Heights

8 a.m. Mass
8:45 a.m. Refreshments
9 a.m. – Noon, Talks

Deepen your understanding of Discipleship and strengthen your relationship with Jesus as Bishop Cozzens discusses: Growing in Prayer as a Disciple – Overcoming Sin in My Life

No charge to attend. All are welcome, please invite a friend.

Tuesday, February 6, 6 – 8 p.m.

Church of the Holy Cross, 1621 University Avenue NE, Minneapolis.

The Miriam Dinner, hosted by Archbishop Bernard Hebda, is an event for women, ages 16 – 35, who are discerning consecrated life. It is typical for women discerners to be accompanied by their Pastor, Consecrated Religious, or Youth Minister. The evening begins with prayer, followed by dinner with consecrated women sharing their vocations testimonies. Register online before February 1 at Questions? Please email or call the Office of Vocations at 651-962-6890.

WINE: Women In the New Evangelization invites women of all ages to the WINE: Catholic Women’s Conference. It will be held 9:30AM-3:30PM on Saturday, February 10, at Mary, Mother of the Church in Burnsville. The theme, Hope: An Anchor for the Soul, is inspired by Saint Philomena’s example and Pope Francis’ invitation to fight against enemies of hope (like discouragement and negativity) in order to shine as beacons of hope to those we encounter.

The day includes inspirational talks by Sr. Ann Shield; Bible Study Evangelista Sonja Corbitt; and Catholic musician and storyteller Jaime Thietten. In addition, a delicious lunch, adoration, opportunities to pray with prayer teams, shopping, confession, and chocolate will round out the day. All are welcome to stay for 4PM Mass with Archbishop Bernard Hebda.

Attending the WINE: Catholic Women’s Conference is the perfect way to prepare for Lent, which begins the week after the conference.

Registration is $55 before Jan. 10 and $65 afterward. For more information and to register, visit and select the EVENTS tab.

Tuesday, February 13, 7 – 8 p.m. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Hastings.

All people of the Archdiocese are invited to participate in the Holy Hours for Vocations, a new program sponsored by the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. This year’s seminarian posters show the calendar of the Holy Hours for Vocations that will be taking place at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month, starting November 14. Each month, the Holy Hour for Vocations will take place at another parish in the Archdiocese. Come spend an hour with Jesus each month to pray for an increase in vocations to the priesthood, consecrated life and diaconate. For more information, please contact the Office of Vocations at 651-962-6890 or visit

Saturday, February 17, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Maternity of Mary Catholic Church, St. Paul

Join us to gain a deeper understanding of consecrated life! Bishop Andrew Cozzens will celebrate Mass and speak on consecrated life. The retreat is for single Catholic women, ages 16 to 35. The retreat day will include consecrated women sharing their vocation stories, along with many opportunities for discerning women to chat and ask questions. Discover the steps of discernment, learn more about yourself, and listen to God speak to your heart. Retreat fee is $20. Scholarships are available, if needed. Register online by February 9 at

2018 Women’s Day of Reflection will be on Saturday, February 17 at the St. Alphonsus Parish CSSR Hall, 7025 Halifax Ave N, Brooklyn Center. Theme: A Woman of Purpose (Our Mother Mary)”, Guest Speaker: Father Matthew Bonk, CSsR

the day will begin with the Parish Mass at 8 a.m. Registration at 8:30 a.m., continental breakfast, the speaker, Rosary and Benediction, followed by luncheon. Tickets are $15.00. Deadline for purchasing is Sunday February 11.

Contact Jannie at 651.263.4440 to purchase tickets.

Wednesdays, February 21 – March 28, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Saint Helena, Minneapolis

This six-week Lenten Bible Study (led by Father John Echert) will examine the final days of Jesus Christ from the perspective of the four Gospels. Register at and click on EVENTS. $20 per person. Study materials will be provided, but please bring your Bible. Questions? Contact Susanna Bolle at 651-291-4411 or

Thursday, February 22, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Cathedral of Saint Paul

Do you wonder what the Catholic stance is on legislative issues? Join us for Legislative Day. Open to all men and women. Be a Catholic Voice in the public arena! Cost: $20. For more details and to register, visit Questions? Contact ACCW at 651-291-4545

Join Archbishop Bernard Hebda at St. Peter’s Church in Forest Lake for an Agape Dinner (communal meal) in token of Christian fellowship for Widow’s & Widower’s on Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10 a.m. -1 p.m. Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by Mass and a presentation by Archbishop Hebda on “The Communion of Saints and How That Relates to Our Ongoing Relationship with Our Spouses.” Cost: $10 (includes dinner). Register by February 16 by calling Deacon Terry Moravec at 651-295-4444. Secure your spot today!

Silent retreats for women based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius will be preached by priests from the Miles Christi Religious Order at the Franciscan Retreat Center in Prior Lake. For more information and to register, please contact Karen Hastreiter at 651-451-1132 or

Silent retreats for women based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius will be preached by priests from the Miles Christi Religious Order at the Franciscan Retreat Center in Prior Lake. For more information and to register, please contact Karen Hastreiter at 651-451-1132 or

Totus Tuus: College-aged young adults needed for summer!

Apply to be a team member for the Totus Tuus Summer Catechetical Program! We are in need of college age men and women who feel called to share their Catholic faith with the youth from local parishes around the Archdiocese. Positions are a 2-month commitment (6/1-7/28), which includes one week of training and one week break for the 4th of July. Each team member will receive $2,520 for their work.

For detailed information about Christ The King Retreat Center, 621 First Ave South, Buffalo, MN 55313, click here

For more information on retreats held at Christ the King Retreat Center, please call 763-682-1394 or visit our website at If you would prefer to receive these announcements via fax, please contact me at



Theme:  “Take Courage!”
January 26 – 28, 2018
Presented by: 
King’s House Preaching Team  

Suggested Offering:    $160.00 per person/$100.00 per person for students (includes $30.00 deposit to reserve a room)



Theme:  “Discovering God’s Gift Within You!”
February 2 – 4, 2018 

Suggested Offering:    $175.00 per person (includes $30.00 deposit to reserve a room)

February 5 – 9, 2018
Presented by: 
Members of the King’s House Preaching Team  

Retreat Fee:    $300.00 (includes $50.00 deposit to reserve a room)


Theme:  “Take Courage!”
February 13 – 15, 2018

Presented by:  King’s House Preaching Team  

Suggested Offering:    $160.00 per person/$100.00 per person for students (includes $30.00 deposit to reserve a room)


Date:   Wednesday, February 21, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Presented by:  Fr. James Deegan, OMI Sr. Brenda Rose Szegedy, OSF

Suggested Offering:    $40.00 per person (includes lunch)


Infusing Outdoor Adventures with Theology of the Body

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