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Imagine: A Christmas Message from Fr. Scott

So they went with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the child lying in the manger.  When they saw this, they made known what had been told them about the child; and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds told them.  But Mary treasured all these … Continue reading

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Lauren Cran Funeral Nov. 12

Lauren Kenneth Cran, age 81, died peacefully at his home in Denmark Township on November 9, 2018. Lauren was the son of Rolland and Verna (Pasch) Cran, and was born on June 17, 1937 in Hastings, MN. Lauren was a lifelong resident of Denmark Township. A lifelong member of St. … Continue reading

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Harvest Festival Dinner and Dance Nov. 3

Our Annual Harvest Festival Potluck Dinner and Dance is Saturday, November 3. Music by the Back Porch Band begins at 5:00 pm with dinner at 6. Bring your friends, neighbors, family and a favorite dish to share. Suggested donation is $10 per adult. All proceeds benefit area food programs through … Continue reading

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Susan Horn Art Opening Oct. 11

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Benedictine Spirituality Study on Second Saturdays Sept. – Dec.

It may seem odd that some of the best guidelines for achieving balance in our world today, where “stress” has become the norm, come from a Sixth Century Italian monk who at one point chose to live by himself in a cave. Yet through the centuries, millions have found the … Continue reading

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Corn Roast & Summer Festival August 11

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It’s ‘May Madness’ at St. Mary’s

Saturday, May 5: Spring Fling Dinner and Dance Saturday, May 12: Second Saturday Study Group Resumes Friday and Saturday, May 18 & 19: St. Mary’s Annual Rummage Sale Sunday, May 20: The Day of Pentecost Learn more about the May Madness Events at St. Mary’s!

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150th Anniversary January 28, 2018

On Sunday, January 28th, St. Mary’s will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Dedication of the Church by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple. Our liturgy that day will have the look, feel and sound of an 1868 Sunday service, with prayers and hymns from that era. Following the 9:30 a.m. service … Continue reading

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“Lord, Teach Us to Pray”

Like the apostles, we long to learn to pray as Jesus prayed: with faith, fire and fervency. Too often, however, we’re not sure how to begin, what to say, or even if our prayers will be heard and answered. This four-session discussion series will explore the four traditional forms of … Continue reading

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A Litany for Peace

By Linda Friern and Tony Bartlett, in The Fire of Peace © 1992, Pax Christi Let us pray that we may be set free from the chains of violence and war.   Jesus the Christ, by your cross and resurrection…deliver us by your nonviolence and love…deliver us by your witness … Continue reading

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