•Past Church Directories: If you would like to have an old tri-parish directory, please see Father. All the extra’s will be tossed by the end of the month.
•Reminder: Father Marreddy will be visiting the Holy Land from Oct. 22nd – Oct. 31st. Fr. Collins will be saying weekday Mass on Wednesdays in LeRoy @ 8:30 AM. All Saints Day mass will be on November 1st at 6:30 pm in LeRoy and at 7 PM in Spring Valley.
•You are Invited: St. Ignatius Knights of Columbus will be serving a smoked pork chop dinner from 11 a.m. until 1 pm in the parish hall on October 28. Cost is $10.00 per person, all are welcome.
•Human Trafficking Awareness Presentation: CCW is hosting a presentation by Sister Mary Elliot and Sister Judi Angst on Human Trafficking Awareness. It is on Saturday, October 27th at St. Ignatius Catholic Church at 9 AM. Refreshments will be served following the question and answer session.
•Christmas Catholic Outreach Christmas Boxes of Joy: Christmas Boxes are again available in the back of church at all three parishes. Please read the directions included in each box for how to pack a box because the list of acceptable items varies somewhat from former years. IF POSSIBLE, also enclose nine dollars in the enclosed envelope to cover postage. Again this year, if you wish to participate but do not wish to shop, donations of cash would be welcomed to cover the cost of boxes and/or postage. Please contact Barb Payne (324-5778) in LeRoy, Becky Oehlke (259-3782) or Kitty Kerrns (440-6616) in Grand Meadow or Missy Jones (507-884-0002) or Eleanore Jones (507-937-3460) in Spring Valley for questions. Return the filled boxes to church NO LATER THAN NOVEMBER 3rd.
•Tri-Parish Baby Bottle Campaign Starts October 7th: Help Catholic Charities Pregnancy, Parenting, and Adoption Programs provide assistance to pregnant women and women with babies through the Mother and Child Assistance Fund by taking a baby bottle home on Respect Life Sunday, October 7th, and filling it with your spare change during the month of October. Donations go directly to assisting women across Southern Minnesota who are choosing life for their babies. Catholic Charities assists more than 150 women of all faiths every year. "Since I'm not working, the Mother and Child Fund will keep a roof over my family's head until I've recovered from labor and deliver." -Alexis
Tri-Parish Tables & Chairs:The tables and chairs at all three parishes are church property and are never to be used outside of the church or borrowed by parishioners. If you have any questions regarding this policy contact Father.
Prayer Chain Requests: Please send your prayer requests to email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Estate Planning: Please keep your parish or cemetery in mind when preparing your estate or will. Thank you.
Catholic Charities of Southern MN: Have you always wanted a family? Have you been thinking about adoption but not sure where to start? Call Catholic Charities to schedule an adoption information meeting to learn about different types of adoption, the process, and how to begin. Visit us at www.ccsomn.org or call Catholic Charities in Austin at 507-433-3062, in Rochester at 507-287-2047 or in Winona at 507-454-2270 for more information.