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Readings and Homilies for the Weekend of April 28-29, 2018 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

The readings for last weekend marked the Fifth Sunday in Easter, in which Saul arrives in Jerusalem but the disciples are frightened and do not believe he has converted until they see the fruits of his preaching and ministry. In the Gospel, Jesus tells his followers that he is ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for the Weekend of April 21-22, 2018 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

This past weekend we celebrated Good Shepherd Sunday, the Third Sunday of Easter, as well as World Day of Prayer for Vocations and First Communion for five children who missed out due to the snowstorm the previous weekend. Fr. Mark spoke about the calling of priests to the mission of ... Read More »

SAINTS Program to Relaunch In the Coming Months!

Posted by Jim Thorp

We are a mission-focused parish, building the Kingdom of God here and now through the witnessing of a lived faith. One of the ways we witness is through service to our neighbors, strangers, and the community, and the SAINTS Program is a great way to get involved.

Through SAINTS ... Read More »

Parishioner Review: Divine Mercy on FORMED.org

Posted by Jim Thorp

Editor's Note: This review was written and submitted on the heels of the last blizzard. What a difference a week makes!

As you are not so patiently waiting for spring to arrive, chill out for an evening on the couch with your family, some popcorn, and FORMED.org, our new ... Read More »

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 »