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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 »

Readings and Homilies for October 26-27, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of October 26-27, 2019, the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we heard the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector, in which Jesus illustrates that humility and repentance before the Lord leads to justification. Fr. Mark's homily cautions us to be mindful of God's grace and ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for October 19-20, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of October 19-20, 2019, the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we heard the parable of the widow and the unjust judge, in which the old woman's perseverance convinces a powerful and fearless crook to render a justice judgement on her behalf. Fr. Mark's homily reminds us that ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for October 12-13, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of October 12-13, 2019, the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we heard the gospel account of Jesus healing the 10 lepers...only one of whom returns to thank Him for this miracle. Our teaching parish seminarian, Deacon Tom Skaja, delivered all the homilies on this particular weekend. He ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for October 5-6, 2019 (English and Español), including Fr. Rick's Farewell

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of October 5-6, 2019, the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we hear Jesus tell His followers that if they had faith the size of a mustard seed, they could work miracles. In his final homily as our associate pastor, Fr. Rick reminds us that God cares that we ... Read More »

Readings and Homilies for September 28-29, 2019 (English and Español)

Posted by Jim Thorp

On the weekend of September 28-29, 2019, the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we heard our Lord tell the story of the rich man and Lazarus. Fr. Rick's homily focused our attention on how wealth and comfort is not evil in itself, but it leads to temptation to keep our prosperity to ... Read More »