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Tri-Parish Bulletin Announcements


Scholarship opportunity for a high school senior male attending Iowa State in the Fall of 2021

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Iowa State is looking for current High School senior men who will be entering their first semester at Iowa State. They will be eligible to apply for the Jake Vanderslice Balanced Gentlemen Scholarship. It is one $1000 scholarship that has a deadline of July 1st. They must have church involvement, at least a 3.25 GPA, and be involved in volunteer activities, extracurriculars, or have a part-time job. These align with our values as a Christian Fraternity of spiritual, scholastic, and social. There is more information about this on our church website (www.tri-parish.net).


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    •National CCW: The National Council of Catholic Women will celebrate 101 years on March. 4th. The Winona- Rochester CCW acts to support, empower and educate all Catholic Women of the Diocese in spirituality, leadership and service. The WRDCCW welcomes all women to participate in activities, to provide service and education and to foster spirituality by responding with Gospel values to the needs of the Church and society.

    •#Mercy In Motion Campaign for Third Sunday of Lent: Visit the Sick: ‘There was a woman afflicted with hemorrhages for twelve years. . . She said, ‘If I but touch his clothes, I shall be cured.’ Immediately her flow of blood dried up. She felt in her body that she was healed of her affliction’ (Mk. 5:25, 28-29). This week, answer Christ’s call to Visit the Sick by 1) Meditating on the story of the Woman with a Hemorrhage; 2) Fasting from sweets, desserts, and/or junk food; 3) Calling or sending a card to someone in a nursing home. For more ideas on how to put Christ’s Mercy in Motion this Lent, visit www.ccsomn.org/mercyinmotion.

    •Are you homebound because of COVID? Good Samaritan Society Home Care can help you. You can qualify for their program if you are Homebound and need a Skilled Service such as a nurse, physical therapist or a speech therapist. You will need a note from your primary care physician to begin. During this pandemic, you could be deemed “homebound” because of the COVID restrictions. Almost all services provided by Good Samaritan are 100% covered through Medicare. Please call Dee Lehner at 507-377-1701 to look into getting assistance if you need it.

    •Catholics at the Capitol, April 15 – On Mission for Life and Dignity! There’s no time more important than now to speak up for life and dignity. Join Catholics from across Minnesota for this year’s Catholics at the Capitol, a special day of prayer, education, and advocacy in St. Paul. Be formed in the faith, beginning the day with Mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul. Be informed on the issues, as we hear from inspiring speakers like international pro-life advocate Obianuju Ekeocha and Archbishop José Gomez, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the archbishop of Los Angeles. Be sent on mission, joining a Eucharistic procession from the cathedral to the capitol before sharing your Catholic convictions with your elected officials. The big day is April 15, but registration is already open. Visit www.catholicsatthecapitol.org to learn more and secure your spot. Together, we can protect life and dignity.

    Bulletin Announcements: Please send announcements to triparishsecretary@gmail.com by Wednesday at 10 am to be included in the bulletin.

    •Weekday Masses:  There will be weekday Public Masses only at St. Ignatius on Tuesdays and Thursdays mornings at 8:30 am.  Masks are required and social distancing is mandatory.

    •Diocese of Winona-Rochester Televised Mass: The Sunday morning televised Mass is now on KAAL (channel) 3.1 at 7:30 AM. This schedule can also be found on the Diocesan website @ www.dowr.org. The Mass can also be viewed any time on demand at https://www.dowr.org/about/weekly-mass.html.

    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.

    •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.

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