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

Posted by Jim Thorp

In last weekend's readings, we heard about the Babylonian captivity, which began with the sinfulness and infidelity of the the people of Judah and ended 70 years later with King Cyrus of Persia allowing the Israelites to return to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple. St. Paul wrote that we ... Read More »

Women's Conference, "Men On a Mission" with Fr. Newton and More This Weekend!

Posted by Jim Thorp

We have several great adult formation events and retreats coming up in the area this Friday and Saturday. Marriage Ministry Evening: Just Follow Your Conscience, Friday, March 9, at 7 p.m. at Church of St. Anthony in St. Cloud. For engaged couples—no registration required. Men on a Mission: Catholicism in ... Read More »

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

Posted by Jim Thorp

In last weekend's readings, we heard Moses give the people the Ten Commandments, St. Paul preach Christ crucified, and Jesus' cleansing of the Temple by driving out the sellers and money-changers with a whip made of cords. The drama of Lent is building Sunday by Sunday toward Christ's passion, ... Read More »

Faith Formation Parent Session: Notes and Next Steps

Posted by Jim Thorp

“If you are struggling this year, talk with us, and let’s figure out what you can do to take a step forward. Regardless, know that we want you here, this year and next. … We want everyone to be moving toward Jesus and eternity.” – Jim Thorp

Approximately 30 ... Read More »

New Faith Formation Leader Announced

Posted by Jim Thorp

The Church of Saint Andrew is happy to announce that Jim Thorp has agreed to lead our Faith Formation activities going forward. Jim was hired last fall as a part-time communications, evangelization outreach coordinator after working for three years as faith formation director for his home parish of St. Michael ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for the Weekend of Feb. 24-25, 2018 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

In the readings for last weekend, we heard the Old Testament story of Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Isaac at God's request, juxtaposed with the Gospel account of the Transfiguration. In Fr. Newton's homily, he emphasized the parallels between the story of Abraham and Isaac and the story ... Read More »

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 »