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REBOOT Ignites 1,400 Attendees

Posted by Jim Thorp

Last night, roughly 1,400 people of all ages from seven area parishes and beyond packed St. Michael Catholic Church for REBOOT Live with Chris Stefanick. It was inspiring to see a full church on a Wednesday night, with people praying, listening and praising God together. Stefanick's message was both powerful and practical, ... Read More »

Get Ready for REBOOT Live with Chris Stefanick this Wednesday!

Posted by Jim Thorp

REMINDER: The REBOOT Live event with Chris Stefanick is Wednesday at 7:00 PM at St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael! The parking lot is likely to fill up quickly, so consider riding together with friends or family and arriving early.

St. Raphael's in Crystal and St. Vincent ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for April 6-7, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of April 6-7, 2019, the Fifth Sunday of Lent, we heard the Gospel story of the woman caught in adultery, who is threatened with stoning until Jesus intervenes on her behalf. Both Fr. Newton and Fr. Mark noted in their homilies the absence of the man ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for March 30-31, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of March 30-31, 2019, the Fourth Sunday of Lent, we heard Jesus' retelling of the story of the prodigal son, emphasizing to His listeners the mercy and love of the forgiving father. This is Fr. Newton's favorite Bible passage, and his homily expresses great joy in this ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for March 23-24, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of March 23-24, 2019, the Third Sunday of Lent, we heard the stories of Moses and the burning bush and Jesus' parable of the fig tree that bore no fruit, with an excerpt from St. Paul's first letter to the Corinthians warning us against pride and ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for March 16-17, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of March 16-17, 2019, we heard the readings for the Second Sunday of Lent, in which Jesus ascends the mountain with Peter, James and John and is transfigured before them, appearing with Moses and Elijah. Fr. Newton's homily focuses on the theme of transformation: the pagan ... Read More »

Prayer from the Heart: Fr. Mark's Catechetical Institute Formation Talks

Posted by Jim Thorp

On Saturday, March 9, the Catechetical Institute's Class of Padre Pio - Elk River gathered for morning Mass and a Formation Session led by our very own Father Mark Innocenti. The topic was "Prayer from the Heart," and Father shared several thought-provoking perspectives from the saints and others on the ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for March 9-10, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of March 9-10, 2019, we heard the readings for the First Sunday of Lent, in which Jesus goes into the the desert to fast and pray for 40 days and is tempted by Satan. In Fr. Mark's homily, he draws our attention to the fact that ... Read More »

ABLAZE: Ecclesia Domestica Men's Retreat

Posted by Jim Thorp

Don't miss the 2019 Ecclesia Domestica Men's Retreat, ABLAZE! When: March 29-31, 2019; retreat starts Friday at 9:00 AM and ends Sunday at noon Where: TEC Center, Belle Prairie, MN Cost: Early-bird registrations: $195; after March 10: $225.00

Call Kevin at 763-807-1721 for more information, or register online at ecclesiadomestica.net.

Readings and Homilies for March 2-3, 2019 (English and Español) - Safe Haven Sunday

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of March 2-3, 2019, we celebrated the Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, in which Jesus challenges us to address our own sins before looking to the sins of others. Providentially, it was also Safe Haven Sunday, in which the Diocese of St. Cloud asked parishes to talk ... Read More »