St. Finbarr Catholic Church
504 1st Street S.W.
Grand Meadow, Minnesota 55936
Tel: (507) 754-5190

St. Ignatius Catholic Church
213 W. Franklin Street
Spring Valley, MN 55975
Tel: (507) 346-7565

St. Patrick Catholic Church
436 West Main
LeRoy, MN 55951
Tel: (507) 324-5792

Wheelchair accessible

St Ignatius


 Upcoming Mass Schedule:

Thursday, October 19th @ 8:30 a.m. for Ann Storlie & Family
Sunday, October 22nd @ 10:30 a.m. for Joe Wolf †


     Faith Formation Schedule:

Wednesday, October 18th – No Class for Grades 6 – 9
 Sunday, October 22nd – No Class for Grades Pre K – 5
 Sunday, October 22nd – Youth Mass

 Bulletin Announcements:

• Spring Valley Area Food Shelf: is in need of canned fruits and vegetables if you are so inclined to make a donation. The food shelf is open on Wednesdays from 2-4 pm and on Saturdays from 9-11 am. Thank you for any consideration.

• Adult Choir: will sing on October 29th at Mass.

• Fillmore County Chapter of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life: will be taking orders after Mass for Christmas Decorations until October 29th.

• Need help around the home? Kiwanis volunteers are available to help you do projects that you are unable to do such as lawn cleanup, minor painting, window washing, etc. Call Steve at First Bank Minnesota @ 346-9836 or Jay at Edina Realty @ 346-1751.

* Mass of Remembrance is a special Mass for anyone who has suffered the loss of a child through any means including illness, accident, still birth, abortion, miscarriage or suffered due to infertility. Hospitality and refreshments will be available after Mass. Everyone is welcome to join in prayerful support on Thursday, October 19 at 7:00 PM at St. Mary of the Lake, Lake City, for this Second Annual Mass of Remembrance. Rebecca Stolz (651-448-0206) or Maria Schultz (651-345-4134) can be contacted for more information.

* Knights of Columbus Breakfast will be on Sunday, October 22nd from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the St. Ignatius church hall. The proceeds will benefit the Spring Valley Food Shelf. Everyone is invited.

* Austin Area CCW Meeting will be on Tuesday, October 24th @ St. John Baptist de La Salle, Dodge Center beginning at 9:30 a.m. with Rosary, followed by Meeting, Speaker and Lunch. Please come and join us.

* St. Patrick's Annual Turkey & Ham Fall Dinner will be on Sunday, November 5th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in LeRoy. Cost of the dinner is Adults-$10.00, Students (5-10 Yrs of age)-$5.00 and 4 & under-Free. We will be serving Turkey & Dressing, Baked Ham, Potatoes/Gravy, Vegetable, Homemade Pies and beverage. There will also be a bake sale and bucket raffle. Please come and enjoy delicious food and fellowship.

* Diocese of Winona - Child Sexual Abuse Policy Information: The Diocese of Winona will provide a prompt, appropriate and compassionate response to reporters of sexual abuse of a child by any diocesan agent (employees, volunteers, vendors, religious or clergy). Anyone wishing to make a report of an allegation of sexual abuse should call the Victim Assistance Coordinator at 507-454-2270, Extension 255. A caller will be asked to provide his or her name and telephone number. Individuals are also encouraged to take their reports directly to civil authorities. The Diocese of Winona is committed to protecting children, young people and other vulnerable people in our schools, parishes and ministries. The diocesan policy is available on the diocesan web site at under the Safe Environment Program. If you have any questions about the Diocese of Winona's implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, please contact Mary Hamann, at 507-858-1244, or

* Prayer Chain Requests: Please send your prayer requests to

* Compliment Corner: Please keep those compliments coming. There are a lot of good people out there, we need to let the world know about them. Send compliments to

* Estate Planning: Please keep your parish or cemetery in mind when preparing your estate or will. Thank you.

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