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Father Jim reflects on Pentecosts past, and yet to Come

Posted by Claire Roden on 5/27/20

“Welcome Home,” I hope that you will receive this welcome not just from Fr. Tim and me along with our staff, but from the Holy Family themselves.  As you know, I lent my hand to the Holy Spirit to paint an icon of The Holy Family for our parish ... Read More »

Public Sacramental Life to Resume

Posted by Claire Roden on 5/21/20

Update: After meeting with our Catholic bishops and other faith leaders, Governor Walz will be amending his "Stay Safe Minnesota" executive order to allow churches and other houses of worship to open beginning Wednesday, May 27, with capacity limited to 25% of the building's capacity or 250 people, whichever ... Read More »

Prayer Table Kits for pickup

Posted by Claire Roden on 5/20/20

Who: Every child in Children’s Faith Formation

What: Prayer Table Kits are ready to be distributed! (non-contact, curbside pick-up)

Where: Mary, Mother of the Church upper parking lot

When:   During your child’s regularly scheduled session time as follows: (or if you were unable to pick up last Sunday)

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Marriage in Christ Virtual Seminar

Posted by Claire Roden on 4/28/20

Join us to strengthen your marriage through the five-week Marriage in Christ Seminar - from the comfort of your home on ZOOM! Thursdays May 14, 21, 28, June 4 and 11    (note the date change from earlier promotions) 7:00-8:00 pm

The Marriage in Christ seminar is about fostering ... Read More »

Helpful Hints for Participating in a Virtual Adoration

Posted by Claire Roden on 4/23/20

Useful information for viewing Virtual Holy Hours from Mary Mother: The Holy Hour begins with the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, then includes silence with intervals of spoken prayer. You may submit prayer requests by Commenting on the Facebook post.  Others will see your name and the prayers. If ... Read More »


Posted by Claire Roden on 4/19/20

We will be offering a virtual Holy Hour each Wednesday at Noon.  Join us through Facebook Live on the Mary, Mother of the Church’s Facebook page.  You do not need to be a Facebook user to view the event. Due to Department of Health guidelines, we will not be ... Read More »


Posted by Claire Roden on 4/15/20

A special invitation to all Mary Mother Parishioners:

On Sunday, April 19th, you are invited for a Eucharistic Blessing in our lower level parking lot at Noon. Please plan to arrive at 11:45 am and follow the directions of our volunteer parking attendants. Please park your car facing ... Read More »

A Message from Jeff Cavins

Posted by Claire Roden on 4/09/20

The Archbishop Flynn Catechetical Institute was founded in 2008 to provide ongoing faith formation for Catholic adults of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. Until the interruption by COVID-19, there was a Catechetical Institute group meeting at Mary Mother.  In this video, on behalf of the Institute, Jeff ... Read More »

Guide for Holy Week

Posted by Claire Roden on 4/08/20

The Archdiocese has provided this beautiful guide for families for Holy Week.  Printable or scroll through it on your screen.

Litany of the Sacred Heart on Good Friday

Posted by Claire Roden on 4/08/20

The Most Reverend Jose Gomez, president of the United States Council of Catholic Bishops has invited all Catholics to join him on Good Friday at 11:00am (Central Time) in praying the Litany to the Sacred Heart.  

By a special grant from the Apostolic Penitentiary of the Holy See ... Read More »