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Tri-Parish Bulletin Announcements

    Palm Sunday Palm Distribution: Sunday, April 5th is Palm Sunday.  Father Marreddy is going to bless all the Palms on Sunday morning and distribute them to the 3 parishes.  There will be a table outside of each church with the palms on them.  Please stop by your parish and pick up enough palm branches for your family.  They should all be at the churches by 10 am.

    Journey Through Grief Support: Mayo Clinic is sponsoring a six-week grief support group at Austin Mayo Clinic at 101 14th St NW in the Hospice Conference Room on Mondays, April 6 – May 11. This group is offered free of charge, but you have to pre-register by calling 434-1415.

    The Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign begins March 1 through April 12th. All donations are counted and reported for the percentage allocation grant. Item donations are counted as $1 per pound. This is the time your donation can make a bigger difference to the food shelf.

    Men’s Conference: The fifth annual Man of God Men's Conference will take place at Resurrection Parish in Rochester on Saturday, April 25, from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Bishop Quinn would like to invite all men to attend this faith-filled event. Men can expect dynamic talks, great food, and opportunities to receive the Sacrament of Penance, participate in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, and spend time with Jesus Christ in Eucharistic Adoration. This year’s keynote speaker is Doug Barry

    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!

    •Diocese of Winona-Rochester Televised Mass: The Sunday morning televised Mass is now on KAAL (channel) 6 at 9 AM, not on KTTC (channel 10) anymore. This schedule can also be found on the Diocesan website @ The Mass can also be viewed any time on demand at

    •Clean Heart Online: Another new anti-pornography resource is now available for the Diocese of Winona-Rochester. Clean Heart Online @ On the website you will find resources available for strugglers, parents, educators, and ministry leaders. These resources vary from short articles to full courses taught by well-known Catholic educators. This is a free benefit from Covenant Eyes since the Diocese of Winona-Rochester is a Safe Haven Sunday-participating Diocese. Please go to our website ( under the “Tri-Parish Announcements” tab, for a link to Clean Heart Online.

    Prayer Chain-Please keep the sick, hospitalized & homebound Tri-Parish members in your prayers. If you would like to be included in the bulletin prayer chain, send an email to Your name will be listed in the bulletin for our parish family to pray for your return to good health.

    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.

    •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 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.

    Diocese of Winona-Rochester - Child Sexual Abuse Policy Information: The Diocese of Winona-Rochester will provide a prompt, appropriate and compassionate response to reporters of sexual abuse of a child by any diocesan agent (employees, volunteers, vendors, religious or clergy). Anyone wishing to make a report of an allegation of sexual abuse should call the Victim Assistance Coordinator at 507-454-2270, Extension 255. A caller will be asked to provide his or her name and telephone number. Individuals are also encouraged to take their reports directly to civil authorities. The Diocese of Winona-Rochester is committed to protecting children, young people and other vulnerable people in our schools, parishes and ministries. The diocesan policy is available on the diocesan web site at under the Safe Environment Program. If you have any questions about the Diocese of Winona's implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, please contact Mary Hamann, at 507-858-1244, or

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