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Readings and Homilies for the Second Sunday of Advent, December 7-8, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of December 7-8, 2019, we celebrated the Second Sunday in Advent. In the gospel, St. John the Baptist called the Jewish leader to show their repentance by bearing good fruit. Fr. Mark's homily emphasizes the urgency of the Baptist's call, then and now, and encourages ... Read More »

Mark Your Calendars: Advent and Christmas Confession and Mass Times

Posted by Jim Thorp

Advent is here, and Christmas is right around the corner. Check out the opportunities for individual Confession, as well as Christmas and Mary, Mother of God (New Year's), Mass times in the listing below. Advent Confession Times Friday, December 13, 5:00-6:00 PM Saturday, December 14, 2:30-4:30 PM Tuesday, ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for the First Sunday of Advent, November 30-December 1, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of November 30-December 1, 2019, we celebrated the First Sunday in Advent and the new liturgical year. In the gospel, Jesus recalls the time of Noah: how the people were living life oblivious to God's will or God's plan, until Noah boarded the ark and the ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for November 23-24, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of November 23-24, 2019, we celebrated the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, the last Sunday in Ordinary Time. The gospel reading focuses on the worldly rulers of Israel mocking Christ on the cross, and Jesus assuring the good thief that he will be ... Read More »

New Maintenance Director Hired

Posted by Jim Thorp

Please join us in welcoming our new Director of Maintenance, Neale Holleschau. Neale has been in building management for much of his career, including with other churches. When you see him, wish him well in his work here at Saint Andrew!  

Grades 8-12 Invited to Lifeline with Catholic Hip-Hop Artist Connor Flanagan

Posted by Jim Thorp

All Saint Andrew teens in grades 8-12 are invited to the next Lifeline Mass on Saturday, December 7. Lifeline programs take place at the NET Center at 110 Crusader Avenue West, West St. Paul, MN 55118. The event begins at 6:00 PM, so we will leave Saint Andrew around ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for November 16-17, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of November 16-17, 2019, the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Jesus describes to His disciples the end times and tells them they will be hated because of His name. These words make no sense if Jesus were just a really nice guy and wise teacher: Why ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for November 9-10, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of November 9-10, 2019, the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Jesus confronts the Sadducees with the reality of the resurrection and the afterlife, insisting that God is the God of the living, "for to him, all are alive." Fr. Mark's homily reminds us that the life ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for November 2-3, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of November 2-3, 2019, the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time, we heard the story Zacchaeus the tax collector, who climbed a tree to get a better view of Jesus and was invited into relationship with Him. Fr. Mark's homily reminds us that we all long for ... Read More »

Additional Masses This Week for All Saints, First Saturday

Posted by Jim Thorp

This week we have three Masses to mark the Solemnity of All Saints (which also cover our First Friday Mass), as well as our monthly First Saturday Mass. The schedule of these additional Masses is as follows: All Saints Vigil Mass: Thursday, October 31, 6:00 PM All Saints Morning Mass: ... Read More »