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Join Us Sunday for Quilt Bingo!

Posted by Jim Thorp

Join the Saint Andrew Quilters and Crafters for their first Quilt Bingo event, Sunday, Feb. 25, 1-4 p.m., at the Saint Andrew Catholic School Gymnasium (Door C). Doors open at noon. Great craft gifts will be for sale, with sack lunches, snacks and beverages available throughout the afternoon. Each ... Read More »

Readings and Bishop's Annual Appeal Video from the Weekend of Feb. 17-18, 2018

Posted by Jim Thorp

Last weekend, we watched the 2018 Bishop's Annual Appeal video in lieu of a homily. If you missed it, watch it here and consider contributing! Last weekend's readings are below: Readings in English (USCCB) Lecturas en Español (USCCB)

Join Us for Soup & Sacrifice Tomorrow and Every Saturday During Lent

Posted by Jim Thorp

Soup & Sacrifice is an opportunity to share a simple meal in fellowship with each other in spiritual solidarity with the poor and a call for almsgiving during the Lenten season. The Saint Andrew Mission Outreach Committee and other parishioners and groups host a simple meal of soup and ... Read More »

Pray the Stations of the Cross Each Friday of Lent

Posted by Jim Thorp

Saint Andrew Catholic Church and School invite you to pray the Stations of the Cross each Friday during the season of Lent. The Stations of the Cross is a traditional 14-step Catholic prayer meditating on the last hours of Jesus' life, His passion, crucifixion, death and burial. It invites ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for the Weekend of Feb. 10-11, 2018 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

In the readings for last weekend, we learned of the Jewish precautions against leprosy and heard a Gospel account of Jesus curing a leper simply by touching him and saying: "I do will it. Be made clean." Both Fr. Newton and Fr. Mark remind us in their homilies that ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for the Weekend of Feb. 3-4, 2018 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

In the readings for last weekend, we heard Job speak of his suffering and St. Paul, about making himself weak in order to reach out to the weak. In the Gospel, Jesus reaches out to heal Simon's mother-in-law and countless others, addressing their physical and spiritual illnesses. Fr. Mark ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for the Weekend of Jan. 27-28, 2018 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

In the readings for last weekend, we heard the promise of God to Moses to raise up a prophet like himself to lead Israel. In the Gospel reading, Jesus teaches with authority and even drives out unclean spirits. Fr. Newton's homily reminds us that Jesus, as the author of Creation, has ultimate ... Read More »

Register Now for Upcoming Diocesan Events!

Posted by Jim Thorp

Adults interested in going deeper in their Catholic faith will have plenty of opportunities in the coming weeks. Between now and the end of March, take advantage of the following diocesan events: Life After Divorce: A Catholic Survival Guide at the Pastoral Center in St. Cloud: for separated and divorced Catholics—register now; sessions ... Read More »

Eat for a Cause This Saturday and Monday!

Posted by Jim Thorp

Saint Andrew parishioners can eat well and support our next generation of Catholic leaders this Saturday and Monday.  The Knights of Columbus will be hosting their second annual Spaghetti and Lasagna Dinner on Saturday, Jan. 27, at 5:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium. The dinner is open to everyone ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for the Weekend of Jan. 20-21, 2018 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

In the readings for last weekend, we heard the stories of Nineveh's repentance following Jonah's prophesy, as well as Jesus calling the people of his time to repentance, and Simon, Andrew, James, and John leaving their former lives behind to follow him. Fr. Mark's homily discusses repentance in the ... Read More »