Help Catholic Charities provide assistance to new and expectant parents by taking a baby bottle home and filling it with your spare change during the month of October.
The Annual Fatima Rosary Rally will be held at St. Patrick in LeRoy at 12:00 noon on Sat. October 15th. Please join us!
“Free to be Holy” conference, Nov 12, 9AM-4PM. The second annual diocesan charismatic renewal conference is coming up on Saturday, Nov 12 at St. Francis Church/Rochester. The speaker is Matt Lozano, of Heart of the Father Ministries and is an international speaker as well as national trainer in Unbound prayer ministry. The topic of this conference is the Holy Spirit and the human quest for holiness. There will be praise and worship music with Brian Kusek, and opportunities for prayer and friendship. Spanish translation provided. Whether you are connected with charismatic renewal or not, ALL ARE WELCOME to come to this day of beautiful learning and joy. Please register by Nov. 2 at https://www.dowr.org/event-details/3705. More info? Contact Susan Windley-Daoust, email@example.com or Dcn. John Hust, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carry-Out Pork Dinner Sunday, October 9, 11 AM – 1 PM. St. Columban’s Church, 408 Preston St NW, Preston. $15.
Clothing Drive & Giveaway in Wykoff: The United Methodist Church will accept warm clothing donations October 13 & 14 at Wykoff Commons (201 W Bartlett St). The Giveaway will be held the last 2 Saturdays of October. Free. To see pictures of the clothing, event times and updates, search their FB page: Wykoff United Methodist Church.
The Tri-Parish Rites for Christian Initiation for Adults/Adult Education sessions are in the planning stages and will begin sometime in September. The team leaders plan to work the two together this year.
The Rites for Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) are sessions for anyone who would like to know more about the Catholic Faith and the process involved in joining the Church. If you, or anyone you know would like an invitation to the RCIA process, please let Father Marreddy or a team member know.
The Adult Education part of the session is for any Catholic who wants to venture deeper into our Catholic Faith. We will be using the Symbolon Series of videos.
If you are interested in coming, please contact Father or a team member: Tim & Juliet Engesser (507-346-1875); Joyce Arndorfer (507-440-3692); Loren Rickerl (507-251-1526); and Pat Utz (507-951-9333).
Welcome Back! As a new school year begins, we welcome back all Faith Formation teachers and students. May they have a year filled with the joy of being together and greater awareness of God’s word.
Thank You! to everyone who attended St. Ignatius Fall Dinner and Raffle. Raffle winners are: Gail Monson – ¼ Beef & Processing; Jacob Cowell - $400; Darin Snitker – ½ Hog & Processing; Kathleen Mulhern – Wheelbarrow of picnic supplies; Kim Kappers - $250; Sue Marr – 10 yards of Rock, compliments of O’Connell Backhoe & Septic; Sara Guevremont - $100 Hardware Hank, Spring Valley; Chelsea Carlson - $100 TJ Liquor; De Vreeman - $100 certificate from Sunshine Foods; Dick Schwade - $100 Chateau de Chic Salon, Spa, & Boutique gift card.
Assisi Heights Job Opening: Assisi Heights is looking for an Executive Assistant. If you are interested in learning more, visit their website www.rochesterfranciscan.org and click Employment.
The Mower County Memory Cafe is a place for people with mild to moderate memory loss and their care partners to come and socialize freely and safely. The Mower County Memory Cafe creates a sense of love & warmth, a familiar routine & simplicity for individuals. It is free of charge, but donations are welcome. Refreshments are provided and an activity is planned for each gathering. We meet every 1st Thursday of the month from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM in the Mower County Senior Center Coffee Shop (400 3rd Ave NE, Austin).
Box of Joy by the Numbers. Thanks to compassionate Christians like you, 106,276 children received a Box of Joy. Seven countries were served by 1,124 participating organizations – 208 schools; 487 parishes and 429 groups; 48 states; 172 dioceses and 855 screening volunteers.
Janitors Needed: St. Ignatius and St. Patrick have immediate openings for janitors. Please see Father Marreddy for more information.
Welcome: We warmly welcome new visitors and would-be members. Please make yourselves known to the ushers so you can be welcomed to our congregation.
Courier: The September edition is on the Diocese of Winona-Rochester website dowr.org then click “The Courier.”
Tri-Parish Bulletin: Please e-mail email@example.com for any bulletin announcements. Deadline is Wednesdays at 10:00 AM.
Tri-Parish Masses: Please give ALL mass stipends directly to Father Marreddy along with the name(s) for whom the Mass is intended to be offered. Mass intentions are said during the week, as well as on weekends. Please make checks payable to St. Ignatius. Stipend requests are $5 per mass.