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.

Monday - Saturday: 7:30 a.m.
Saturday: 4 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 - 10 a.m.

Events Around the Twin Cities

Much More To Do Around Town

It’s Time! Say “YES” to God’s plan for Married Love is the theme of this year’s Natural Family Planning Awareness Week, a national educational campaign of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to celebrate God’s vision for marriage and promote the methods of Natural Family Planning. NFP Awareness Week supports couples by creating awareness of spousal love. Human life is a beautiful gift and is to be cherished. Help us to celebrate and reverence God’s vision of human sexuality. Find more details and the Novena at

Join your neighbors for Julifest at St. Mark’s in Shakopee at 350 S. Atwood St.   Two days of fun: July 29; outdoor polka Mass at 5 p.m. with festivities from 6-11 p.m. and July 30; Mass at 10 a.m. and festivites starting at 11 a.m.

Visit us at for all the fun details.

Church of the Immaculate Conception, Lonsdale, Minnesota , SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 2017. 10:00 AM  Polka Mass featuring the Immaculate Conception Church Choir. Food Stands open at 10:30 AM serving Pork & Dumplings, Hamburgers, Brats, Hot Beef Sandwiches, Hot Dogs, French Fries, Nachos & Cheese, Pie and Ice Cream. Featuring *Games for Kids  *Refreshments *Ice Cream Stand  *Book of Prizes  *Used-A-Bit  *Bingo  *Chance Booth and *Split-the-Pot  *Homemade Czech Baking & *Country Market and Crafts in air conditioned Civic Center.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT featuring the Jolly P’s and the White Sidewalls. DRAWING AT 6:00 PM.  Please join us for a fun-filled day for the whole family!

Join us to honor and celebrate the 2017 Leading with Faith winners on Thursday, August 10 at University of St. Thomas. The awards will be presented by Archbishop Bernard Hebda. Check-in and complimentary beverage service at 11:30 a.m.; Lunch at 12 p.m. Space is limited, so register today. See the full list of 2017 winners and register at $35 per person or $280 for a table of eight. Questions? Contact Mary Wiebusch at 651.251.7709 or

Mary, Mother of the Church, Burnsville
5:30 p.m. Angelus and rosary
6:00 p.m. Mass
7:15 p.m. talk on Fatima by Father Robert Altier
Indulgence prayers

Tuesday, August 15, 6:30 – 8 p.m., St. John Vianney College Seminary, 2110 Selby Avenue, St. Paul

Are you a High School Senior interested in college seminary?  The Seminary Application Meeting is for men entering their Senior year in High School and are interested in entering seminary formation for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and attending St. John Vianney college seminary.   Parent(s) or guardian(s) are encouraged to also attend this meeting.   Join us for Mass, a light meal and information on how to make seminary application for Fall 2018 entry.  Questions?  Please contact the Office of Vocations at 651-962-6890.  Your rsvp is required!  Register online at

GRIEF TO GRACE is a five-day retreat fully centered upon the healing love of Jesus Christ.  It is for anyone who has suffered physical, emotional, sexual or spiritual abuse.  This effective model of care provides a powerful therapy for the soul.  Our next local G2G Retreat is scheduled for: August 20-25, 2017.  For more information or to answer your questions please visit or contact Diane at or 612-440-7247.  Registration deadline July 2.

Past attendee:I was fascinated by the retreat and speechless at the depth of the growth and healing it facilitated.”  “He walks with me and my wounds are sacred to Him.  He weeps with me and for me.”

Don’t Miss St. Genevieve’s Annual

Parish Festival & Chicken Dinner

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Serving 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Carry outs noon to 3:00 p.m.
Raffle Drawing 4:30 p.m.
Adults $11.00, Children $5.00 (age 10 & under)

Chicken, potatoes & gravy, dressing, slaw, garden tomatoes, corn on the cob, home-made pies & beverages.

Crafts, Silent Auction, Amusements, Bingo, Cake Walk, Children’s Games, Raffle (cash prizes).

Dinner and activities will be held on the Parish Community Center Grounds

Join in a real, old-fashioned Country Church Picnic!
6995 Centerville Road, Centerville MN
Exit County Road 14 off 35E and go west to Centerville Road.

Questions?  Call 651-429-7937.

Saturday, August 26, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, Brooklyn Park

Learn about God’s plan for Grandparents and be equipped to pass on a Heritage of Faith. The conference will include special guests Fr. Donald B. Conroy (Executive Director & Chairman, National Institute for the Family, Washington, D.C.), Kathleen A. Colligan (Catholic author who works in Grandparent Ministry for the Diocese of Syracuse), and Bishop Andrew Cozzens…and so much more. Find more details and register at Questions? Contact Susanna Bolle at or 651-291-4411.

St. Pius X, White Bear Lake
6:00 p.m. Angelus and rosary
6:30 p.m. Mass
7:00 p.m. talk on Fatima by Bishop Andrew Cozzens
7:30 p.m. indulgence prayers
(Confession may be added.)

Join local author and speaker Elizabeth M. Kelly in an 8-week bible study based on her new book: Jesus Approaches, What Today’s Woman Can Learn about Healing, Freedom and Joy from the Women of the New Testament.

Two locations:Two Times

Tuesday mornings, September 19 – November 14
10:30 a.m. – 12 noon
St. Bartholomew, Wayzata (Limited childcare available)


Tuesday evenings, September 19 – November 14
Church of St. Peter, Mendota (No childcare)

(No session at either location on Halloween, October 31)

Cost: $60 per person. For more details and to register, visit Questions? Contact Susanna Bolle at or 651.291.4411.

Cathedral of St. Paul, St. Paul
Tentative schedule:
4–5 p.m. confessions
5:15 p.m. Mass
5:45 p.m. indulgence prayers
6:30 p.m. candlelight rosary procession from the State Capitol to the Cathedral, where Archbishop Hebda will talk on Fatima


Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis

We are saddened to announce the closure of Catholic Charities’ Counseling Services on September 1st, 2017. The program based out of Seton at 1276 University Avenue West, St Paul, MN 55104 will close due to shifts in funding and changing community and market dynamics. We are grateful for your years of support and your ongoing willingness to announce information about Counseling in your bulletin. We have greatly valued our connection to the parish, and hope that the services of our counselors have been helpful to parishioners through the years.

We will be working with clients to provide for a smooth transition and we will maintain records for 7 years at Seton. For more information about how to access your records and learn about other nearby counseling programs please visit our website at

For detailed information about Christ The King Retreat Center, click here

Healing Retreat for Men & Women “Healing Our Relationships”
Presented by: Fr. Matt Linn, SJ
July 21-23, 2017
Suggested Donation: $175.00 per person (includes a non-refundable deposit of $30.00)

Men & Women’s Weekend Retreat “Signed and Sealed with the Cross”
Presented by: Fr. Albert Haase, OFM
August 18-20, 2017
Suggested Donation: $175.00 per person (includes a non-refundable deposit of $30.00)

 Men & Women’s Silent Retreat “Take Courage!” Premiere
Presented by: King’s House Preaching Team
August 25-27, 2017
Suggested Donation (includes a non-refundable deposit of $30.00): $160.00 per person/$100.00 per person student rate


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

Infusing Outdoor Adventures with Theology of the Body

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