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Thank You for Making Totus Tuus a Success!

Posted by Jim Thorp

Eighty-six children and teens registered to attend last week’s Totus Tuus program—a great turnout for our first year with the program. Students enjoyed skits and songs, games and activities, daily Mass, Confession and Adoration, and more. The week culminated in shaving cream wiffle ball for the teens and a ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for the Weekend of June 23-24, 2018 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

Last weekend we celebrated the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, the only birthday besides Jesus' that is celebrated as a solemnity in the Catholic church. Fr. Newton's homily reminded us that John's greatness was not in power, wealth or appearance, but in his innate dignity and ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for the Weekend of June 16-17, 2018 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

Last weekend marked the Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, in which we heard the parable of sower whose seeds yield their fruit and he knows not how, as well as the parable of the mustard seed, which is tiny but produces a great plant. It was also the ... Read More »

¡Escucha aquí a Christian Valdez!

Posted by Jim Thorp

Predicador y cantante Christian Valdez estuvo con nosotros el pasado 20 de Mayo y para aquellos que no pudieron asistir y escuchar de los temas que hablo, aquí esta una grabación de su predicación. Pueden escucharla donde quiera que estén y compartir con los demás.

Hipsag Hired as New Third-Grade Teacher

Posted by Jim Thorp

It's official! Saint Andrew Catholic Church and School has hired Saint Andrew alumna and parishioner Angela (Angie) Hipsag as our new third-grade teacher. She is excited to get started this fall -- please welcome her aboard when you see her!  

Readings and Homilies for the Weekend of June 9-10, 2018 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

The weekend marked the Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, during which we heard the story of the Fall of Adam and Eve in the first reading and Jesus' discussion of the "unforgivable sin" in the gospel. Fr. Newton spoke on the ways in which we and those around ... Read More »

Message from Ms. Scipioni

Posted by Jim Thorp

Hi Parents,

I'm sorry about the delay in thanking you all so much for your prayers and support during my recent heart procedure. The surgeon felt as though it went better than expected, and I feel great!  I'm still a little short of breath, but I think it's from ... Read More »

Totus Tuus Team Profiles: Nathan Stracke

Posted by Jim Thorp

Over the past few days we have been profiling each of the Totus Tuus team members coming to Saint Andrew this summer. Our final team member is Nathan Stracke!

Nathan is 19 years old and from Sartell, Minnesota. He studied a year at North Dakota State University before serving with ... Read More »

Totus Tuus Team Profiles: Megan Sowada

Posted by Jim Thorp

Almost there! Over the past few days we have been profiling each of the Totus Tuus team members coming to Saint Andrew this summer. Today, we introduce Megan Sowada!

Megan will be a junior this fall at St. Catherine University, studying American Sign Language Interpretation with a minor in theater performance. ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for the Weekend of June 2-3, 2018 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

Last weekend we celebrated the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, or Corpus Christi. This great feast celebrates the great mystery and gift of Jesus' Real Presence—body, blood, soul and divinity—in the Holy Eucharist. Fr. Newton's homily reminded us of the Church's basic teachings ... Read More »