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Tri-Parish Bulletin Announcements

    Mass Time Change: Next Sunday, May 8, Mass times will be changed to accommodate Confirmation. St. Ignatius will have Mass at 8:30 AM and St. Finbarr will have Confirmation at 10:30 AM. This change is for May 8 only.

    Second Collection: There will be a second collection on May 8 for Catholic Charities. 

    Catholic Ministries Appeal: The Catholic Ministries Appeal offers a unique opportunity for you to give back to the God of Love, from whom all things are given. Grow closer to Christ by doing your part to build up the Kingdom of God in southern Minnesota. The Appeal funds ministries to invite more than 34,000 households each year to encounter Christ and embrace His Church. If you haven’t already contributed, please return your CMA pledge card or give online at

    The Austin Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus are doing a raffle this year to support the local Catholic radio station, Real Presence Radio Network. There will only be 600 tickets sold. For more information, please contact Bob Morgan at 507-440-9861. Thank you for your support and good luck!

    Pilgrimage to Poland: You are invited to join Father Tom Loomis on a Pilgrimage to Poland: Homeland of Pope John Paul II from Sept. 8 –17, 2022. An informational meeting will be held in early March at St. James Coffee Shop. If you are interested in attending, please call Ed-Ventures at 507-289-3332 or email

    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.

    Janitor Needed: St. Ignatius has an immediate opening for a janitor. Please see Father Marreddy for more information.

    Graduating Seniors: As you contemplate furthering your education, please consider Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Saint Mary’s is increasingly known for its work in character education and virtue formation providing the values, mission and commitment to a Catholic faith-filled education.

    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 April edition is on the Diocese of Winona-Rochester website then click “The Courier.”

    Tri-Parish BulletinPlease e-mail for any bulletin announcements.

    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.

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