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Last Weekend for Gala Ticket Sales After Mass, April 21-22!

Posted by Jim Thorp

This is last weekend to purchase tickets for the Saint Andrew Catholic School Gala next Friday evening, April 27, 6:00 PM to midnight at Rockwoods. This is our premier community-building and fundraising event of the year and is always faith-filled and inspiring. Don’t miss a wonderful evening for a ... Read More »

Listen to Fr. Mark's Conscience and Confession Session for the Catechetical Institute

Posted by Jim Thorp

Last Saturday, the Archbishop Harry Flynn Catechetical Institute Class of Padre Pio (Elk River) braved the blizzard for the second of two Formative Sessions this semester. The focus of the talk was Conscience and Confession, and the presenter was our pastor, Fr. Mark Innocenti. If you've ever thought about ... Read More »

Community Events the First Week of May!

Posted by Jim Thorp

 It might not look like it outside, but May is around the corner, and the first week includes two great community-building events at Saint Andrew! On Thursday, May 3, all parish and school volunteers are invited to our annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner served by the staff of Saint ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for the Weekend of April 14-15, 2018 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

This past weekend we celebrated the Third Sunday of Easter, as well as First Communion for approximately 60 children whose families braved the April snowstorm to bring them to Mass and the Eucharist. Fr. Mark gave the First Communion homilies at the English-language Masses, reminding the first communicants and ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for the Weekend of April 7-8, 2018 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

This past weekend, we celebrated the Second Sunday of Easter, the Feast of Divine Mercy. Both Fr. Mark and Fr. Newton emphasized the scriptural foundation for the God's sacrament of mercy, Confession, in the gospel reading. Fr. Mark also shared the great hope that although God's forgiveness does not do away with ... Read More »

Faith Formation Registration Nights April 11 and 18, 6:00-8:00 PM

Posted by Jim Thorp

Mark your calendars: Faith Formation Registration Nights are scheduled for the next two Wednesdays, April 11 and April 18, 6:00 to 8:00 PM, in the Cafeteria. Please stop by when you bring your students to class and register in person. We will have personalized packets for each current faith ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for Holy Week and Easter 2018

Posted by Jim Thorp

We did not record the homilies for Palm Sunday, which were short due to the reading of the Passion according to St. Mark, but the homilies and readings for Holy Thursday, Good Friday, the Easter Vigil Mass on Holy Saturday, and the morning Masses on Easter Sunday are posted ... Read More »

One Parish, One Logo: Unified New Look for Saint Andrew Catholic Church and School

Posted by Jim Thorp

It’s Easter, and one new life deserves another! Saint Andrew is a unified Catholic community with both a church and a school, and beginning this weekend, we have a new logo to show it. Our new logo builds on the old church logo, with an updated font, the school’s ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for the Weekend of March 17-18, 2018 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

"Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies, it produces much fruit. Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will preserve it for eternal life. ... Read More »

Lent Is a Great Time for Confession

Posted by Jim Thorp

Lent is a season of repentance and renewal. We are encouraged to turn away from the temptations of the world and back to Jesus for all our needs. We do this by the practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving, and by receiving forgiveness in the sacrament of Reconciliation. ... Read More »