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 Patrick

Mass Schedule for Upcoming Week
Wednesday, March 14th @ 8:30 am for Violet Olson †
Friday, March 16th @ 6 pm Stations & Mass for Eileen Evans
Saturday, March 17th @ 5:00 pm for Barb Bartel †

Faith Formation
Wednesday, March 14th – Class for Grades K – 10 @ 6:30 pm
Friday, March 16th – Stations of the Cross & Mass @ 6:00 pm
Saturday, March 17th – Youth Mass @ 5:00 pm  

 Church Announcements

• St. Patrick Grant Applications: are available at the back of church for all qualifying seniors. Please pick one up, fill it out and return it by the date on the application. If you have any questions call Joyce Arndorfer @ 507-440-3692.

• Easter Lilies: If you like to made a donation for Easter Lilies please give Joyce Arndorfer a call @ 507-440-3692. 

• Tri-Parish Communal Penance: will be at St. Patrick’s in LeRoy on Wednesday, March 14th at 6:30 pm.

• Resurrection Run: Registrations for the Second Annual St. Finbarr 5K are due on March 15th. Please get them to Jenny Gehling or Father by then. You can register the day of the race, but you will not be guaranteed a t-shirt. Thanks!

• March Knights of Columbus meeting: will be on March 19th. We will meet in the St. Ignatius basement with supper at 6 PM with meeting to follow.

• St. Patricks Mulligan Stew: Sunday March 11th, 11:00 am -1:00 pm, $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for students - preschool and under free.

• Seder Meal: will be on Holy Thursday, March 29th at 5:45 pm in the St. Ignatius hall. If you would like to make a seder cake, attend the meal or be a reader please sign up in the back of your church. Call Russ or Joanie Betsinger w/ questions 507-346-7888.

• Time for God in A Busy World: St. Bernard’s & St. Bridget’s will host a Lenten Mission Retreat on March 16-18 at St. Bernard’s in Stewartville. Members of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales will direct the retreat, entitled Time for God in a Busy World. You are most welcome to join us. See the parish website for details. March 16th “Sacrament of the Present Moment” from 7 pm – 8:15 pm. March 17th “The Gift of Memory” from 10:30 am – noon & “Where do we go from here?” 1:30 pm – 3 pm.

• Rosary Rally: There will be a Rosary Rally on March 17th at
12:00 noon at St. Patrick's in LeRoy to pray for traditional marriage.

• Man of God: Diocese of Winona Men’s Conference will be held at Lourdes High School in Rochester on Saturday, April 7, 2018. The keynote speaker will be: Jason Angelette, Co-Director of the Faith & Marriage Apostolate for the Willwoods Community, a Catholic Non-profit located in the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Men of the Diocese of Winona, come and see what you can do to grow in faith and love! Come and see how you can become the man God created you to be! Registration and more information at

• Director of Family and Individual Counseling: Catholic Charities is looking for a Director of Family and Individual Counseling who will also provide direct clinical services. The Director sees that effective services are efficiently delivered in a manner consistent with Catholic Charities’ mission and values and all applicable rules, regulations, and policies. The Director supervises and directs program staff, works to enhance program revenue, monitors program finances, coordinates program marketing efforts, and strives to constantly upgrade the quality of services delivered. Applicants must have Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Marriage and Family Therapy and a minimum of four years of post-graduate clinical work or program management experience. Applicants must be licensed as an independent clinical practitioner in the State of Minnesota i.e., Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Psychologist, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Please send your resume, cover letter and three work related references to Sheila Collom by March 23, 2018 at or Catholic Charities, PO Box 379, Winona MN 55987.



The following is the St. Patrick Hall Use Policy that is effective immediately:     St. Patrick Church of LeRoy, MN Hall Use Policy

All registered members of the tri-parish (St. Patrick in LeRoy, St. Finbarr in Grand Meadow and St. Ignatius in Spring Valley) may use the church hall, serving area and/or kitchen for approved functions by contacting Elaine Mills at 507-440-0674. Elaine will track the use to ensure there are no conflicting events.

For all approved functions, a $50 deposit submitted to Elaine prior to the event will be required. The deposit will be returned if all tables and chairs are replaced the way they were originally set up, the church is locked and the hall, serving area and kitchen are left clean (trash is removed, floor is swept, tables, chairs, counters and sinks are wiped clean, the linens are cleaned and returned, and all food is removed.)

Additionally, registered St. Finbarr and St. Ignatius parishioners are asked to give a $50 per day donation to St. Patrick Church for use of the facilities. Registered St. Patrick parishioners are welcome to give a free will donation at their discretion.

Use of the hall does not include use of church supplies such as paper plates, napkins, Styrofoam cups, coffee, lemonade, etc.

Thank you in advance for ensuring your guests respect the sanctity of the church.
St. Patrick’s Finance Council and Trustees  


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