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Consecration to St. Joseph

Posted by Claire Roden

Archbishop Hebda has asked the faithful of the diocese to join with him in a 33-day Consecration to St. Joseph.  “With a number of dioceses throughout the U.S., we will be observing a Year of St. Joseph, beginning Dec. 8, 2020. On that date, the Church Universal will be ... Read More »

Adoration for Life

Posted by Claire Roden

40 Days for Life is an internationally coordinated campaign that aims to end abortion locally through prayer and fasting, community outreach, and a peaceful all-day vigil in front of abortion businesses.

In support of this vital effort, this year, Mary Mother will be holding 24 hours of Adoration from ... Read More »

Blessing of the Animals

Posted by Claire Roden

On Sunday, October 4, in celebration of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi and for the conclusion of the Season of Creation, Mary Mother will hold a Blessing of the Animals.  Please join us at 1:30pm for this special outdoor service.

All are welcome!  Bring your own chair ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Baskets 2020

Posted by Claire Roden

Update November 4 Final Weekend to be part of Mary Mother’s  2020 Thanksgiving Dinner Outreach!   It’s not too late to join our parish as we reach out to families in our community who need help in order to celebrate a festive Thanksgiving holiday.   In recent years, we ... Read More »

Collection for Beirut

Posted by Claire Roden

The catastrophic explosion in Beirut on August 4, left hundreds of people dead, thousands wounded, and over 350,000 displaced and in need of basic supplies. The explosion occurred in a heavily Christian area, so many of the suffering are Christians. Lebanon is one of the last Christian strongholds in ... Read More »

Give Us This Day Subscriptions

Posted by Claire Roden

Meet a welcoming community of Christian believers in the pages of Give Us This Day. Discover the inspiring stories, art, and writings of extraordinary women and men across the ages. See for yourself how this vast chorus of voices supports prayer and spiritual reflection. This daily devotional evokes ... Read More »

Survey on Eucharistic Adoration

Posted by Claire Roden

Parish Survey - Return to Mass & Eucharistic Adoration Mary, Mother of the Church returned to public Mass on May 30.   We thank you for your commitment to the safety measures we have put into place.     Thank you to all who responded to this survey.  The ... Read More »

Father Jim reflects on Pentecosts past, and yet to Come

Posted by Claire Roden

“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

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

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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