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Weekend Masses
Saturday - 5:30 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.

Confessions
Monday - Saturday: 7:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 6 p.m.
Saturday: 4 p.m.

Events Around the Twin Cities


Much More To Do Around Town

Guest Speaker: Archbishop Bernard Hebda

Wednesday April 19, 2017
5:45 pm at St. John the Baptist Church 835 Second Avenue NW New Brighton Mn

Cost is $60 per person

Please call Christine at 612-782-9434 to make a reservation or print out the form and mail it in.

COME EXPERIENCE GOD’S MERCIFUL LOVE FOR YOU! – Wednesday, 9am-10:30 am, April 19- June 28, 2017

A ten– week series for Catholic grandparents will be offered at The Church of St. Joseph, 13900 Biscayne Ave. W. Rosemount, MN 55068.  Divine Mercy in the Second Greatest Story Ever Told is a breathtaking journey combining history, Scripture, prophecy, and the lives of the saints to show God’s merciful love for you.  In ten captivating episodes, acclaimed author and popular speaker Fr. Michael Gaitly, MIC, shows how amazing historical events of the past 500 years connect to reveal the deeply personal spiritual reality of God’s merciful love- culminating, now, in our lifetime.

Program Cost: $25-includes guidebook. $30/couple if share 1 guidebook.  Scholarships are available.  Registration forms are available at the parish office and on the parish website http://www.stjosephcommunity.org/  Registration deadline is April 10.

Questions contact: Kim Doyle 651-332-2266.

Barbeque at 5 p.m. Basketball starts at 6:30 p.m.

St. Thomas Academy, Mendota Heights

Mark your calendars for the 2017 Archdiocesan Priest and Seminarian Basketball Tournament.  Come watch the seminarians from The Saint Paul Seminary and Saint John Vianney College Seminary, as well as the priests of the Archdiocese.  It is free and open to the public.  Visit thecatholicspirit.com/basketball to learn more.

All women are invited to a Saturday morning retreat April 22 at St. Stephen’s Church, Anoka. We will take the morning to focus on heavenly things such as God’s love and mercy while enjoying fellowship, fun, and good food. Those attending will receive a copy of Emily Wilson’s scriptural devotional I Choose the Sky on which the retreat is based. The cost is $12 plus a free will offering for lunch. The day will start with 8:00 a.m. Mass and the retreat will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Refuge. You can register by mailing a check to 525 Jackson Street, Anoka, MN 55303, along with your name, address, phone number, and email address. Same day registration is also available, although materials may be limited. If you have questions, please email Rheanna at rheemick@gmail.com

Relevant Radio® Christ Brings Hope Banquet and matching gift opportunity for Catholic Schools

Join Relevant Radio Executive Director Father Rocky, and show hosts Glen Lewerenz, Paul Sadek, and Wendy Wiese for the 6th Annual Christ Brings Hope Banquet, Friday, April 28 at the JW Marriott – Mall of America! Enjoy a festive evening as we honor Mary Ann Kuharski, Founder and Director of PROLIFE Across AMERICA, “The Billboard People”. The event will support Catholic radio in the Twin Cities and matching funds are available for Catholic schools, thanks to an anonymous benefactor. For details, go to the Events tab at www.relevantradio.com, select MINNESOTA, or call 612-643-4117.

AHG Troop MN2207 is excited to invite interested girls to come and see what we are all about! We are having a “bring a friend” event where girl guests will be paired with existing members and participate in our meeting. While visiting girls are checking out the great fun at the meeting their parents or guardians will attend an informational session to learn more about American Heritage Girls.  We hope to see you there!

Where: Church of St. Paul- Ham Lake, MN

When: May 3, 2017      3:45-5:30

Who Should Come: Girls (who will be ages 5-18 in the 2017/2018 school year)-and their parent or guardian

Please RSVP to Heather Kraft, Troop Coordinator at happymomonline@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 a.m.
Mass with The Most Reverend Archbishop Bernard Hebda and The Most Reverend Andrew Cozzens presiding.

Chapel of Saint Thomas Aquinas
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue, St. Paul

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Brunch and program in the Anderson Student Center Woulfe Dining Room. Archbishop Hebda and Bishop Cozzens will be in attendance.

Please register online by April 28

For more information, please contact Nancy Johnson:
(651) 962-5967 or nhjohnson@stthomas.edu

Regional Grandparents Meeting

Wednesday, May 10, 7:30 – 9 p.m., St. Pius X, White Bear Lake

Hear from Mary Pederson, Director of Adult Faith Formation, Archdiocese of Dubuque. She will present on Passing on the Faith: Naming Grace in the Domestic Church. Free-will offering ($10 suggested donation). Light refreshments will be served. Please visit the Events page at www.rediscover-faith.org to find more details and register. Walk-ins also welcome. Questions? Contact Susanna Bolle at bolles@archspm.org or 651-291-4411.

2nd Annual “Life is Wonderful” Fun Run/Walk and 5K to support Abria Pregnancy Resources Saturday, May 13, 9 am – noon Upper Landing Park, St. Paul Register at supporters.abria.org

Join TEAM EPIPHANY – if we get enough we’ll take a bus!

Bring your family out to enjoy a beautiful morning together this Mother’s Day weekend. All funds raised through the Life is Wonderful Fun Run/Walk & 5K go to help the staff at Abria put a choice for life within reach for thousands of women and their families who are facing an unexpected pregnancy.

In addition to the walk and chip-timed 5k along the beautiful Mississippi River, there is a Kids’ Fun Run with three age categories, as well as great food, live music and FREE parking and shuttles to make it easy to get to this fun family event! Join us, rain or shine!  Find out more and register at supporters.abria.org.

Archdiocesan Marriage Day Celebration

Archbishop Bernard Hebda invites you to celebrate the beautiful mystery of the mutual self-gift between a man and woman in the Sacrament of Matrimony on Saturday, June 3 at the Cathedral of Saint Paul, 10 a.m. for Mass, renewal of vows, and a short reception. Couples celebrating their silver, golden and platinum anniversaries will be honored in a special way and are invited to attend. Families and friends of all couples are welcome! Couples married one or more year may request a commemorative certificate signed by Archbishop Hebda. To request a certificate, please contact the Office of Marriage, Family & Life at 651-291-4488 or mfl@archspm.org.

Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute – Classes begin in September – Register by July 1, 2017

Come discover the plan that will transform your work, your marriage, your family, your community… your life!  This fall, the Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute will offer the two-year course in two different locations. Classes will be held at Mary, Mother of the Church in Burnsville on Monday evenings and at the Church of St. Andrew in Elk River on Tuesday evenings.  Taught by some of the best instructors in the Twin Cities, such as Bishop Andrew Cozzens, Jeff Cavins, Deacon Joe Michalak, Fr. John Klockeman, Dr. Bill Stevenson, Fr. Peter Williams, Christina Smith, Alyssa Bormes, and more, the program follows the four pillars of the Catechism of the Catholic Church and will make sense of all things Catholic, deepen your faith, and lay out the roadmap to heaven.  Classes are divided into four eleven-week modules with two Saturday morning formative sessions per module. Applications are now being accepted through July 1, 2017, for the class beginning in September. For more information and an application visit www.CIstudent.com or call (651) 962-5028.

RETREATS AT CHRIST THE KING RETREAT CENTER
For detailed information about Christ The King Retreat Center, click here

MEN’S HOLY WEEK RETREAT

Theme: “God’s Love & Mercy”
Presented by: Fr. William Sheehan, OMI
Date: April 12-15, 2017
Suggested Donation: $225.00 per person (includes a non-refundable deposit of $30.00)

WOMEN’S SILENT WEEKEND RETREAT

Theme: “Reawakening Hope”
Date: April 21 – 23, 2017
Presented by: King’s House Preaching Team
Suggested Offering: $160.00 per person (includes $30.00 deposit to reserve a room)

RETREAT FOR PARISH EMPLOYEES & VOLUNTEERS

Theme: “Reawakening Hope”
Date: April 26 – 27, 2017
Presented by: King’s House Preaching Team
Suggested Offering: $80.00 per person (includes $30.00 deposit to reserve a room)

HOPE DAY (Dealing with Loss)

Theme: “Finding a Reason to Hope”
Date: May 10, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Presented by: Fr. Lon Konold, OMI Sr. Brenda Rose Szegedy, OSF
Suggested Offering: $40.00 per person (includes lunch)

HEALING RETREAT FOR MEN & WOMEN

Theme: “His Mercy Endures Forever”
Date: May 12 – 14, 2017
Presented by: Fr. Richard McAlear, OMI
Suggested Offering: $175.00 per person (includes $30.00 deposit to reserve a room)

MOTHERS, GRANDMOTHERS, DAUGHTERS, SISTERS, FRIENDS RETREAT

Theme: “The Role of Women in Healing a Wounded World”
Date: May 13, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Presented by: Susan Stabile
Suggested Offering: $50.00 per person (includes lunch)

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