•Spring Valley Citizen-of-the-Year Nominations: The Kiwanis Club of Spring Valley is asking the community to nominate an outstanding person to be honored at its’ annual Citizen-of-the-Year program to be held in the fall. The Kiwanis Citizen-of-the-Year has been chosen by the club from nominations received from the public. Forms can be picked up at Spring Valley City Hall or at St. Ignatius starting August 1, and must be returned to them by September 1, to be considered for this years’ nominee.
Last years’ Citizens-of-the-Year was Spring Valley resident Joan Betsinger. Any monies given to acknowledge the Citizen-of-the-Year selected will be deposited into the Kiwanis Clubs’ Citizen-of-the-Year scholarship fund.
•Help the Missions!! The Missionary Fraternity of Mary needs your financial support to continue its missionary work of evangelization in 11 countries (Panama, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guatamala, Belize, Honduras, Italy, Kenya, Canada and the US. Your contribution can offer hope for a more meaningful life for those they serve. Thank you for your generosity. For more information go to the Home page and click on the Missionary Fraternity Link.
•Blood Drive: Every two seconds someone in the US needs blood. Please consider giving blood on Friday, August 21, 2020 from 1 pm - 7 pm at the Spring Valley Community Center @ 200 S. Broadway, Spring Valley, MN. To schedule an appointment call 1-800-733-2767 or visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter: Spring Valley MN.
•Weekday Masses: There will be weekday Public Masses only at St. Ignatius on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 8:30 am. Masks are required and social distancing is mandatory.
•How to be a Steward of your parish: If you would like to serve your parish by becoming an Usher, Lector, Eucharistic Minister, Gift Bearer or Counter, please let Fr. Marreddy (507-346-7565), Jenny Gehling (507-251-7929) or Joyce Arndorfer (507-440-3692) know. We will train you and put you on our schedule. Thank you!
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