Broom Tree Retreat
Jan
19
to Jan 21

Broom Tree Retreat

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Who: Youth in grades 9-12.
What: A retreat designed for those who want to "go deeper" in their faith and their relationship with Christ. This year's theme is "I have called you friends..." (Jn. 15:15). This retreat gives youth an opportunity for spiritual direction, prayer, games, and a general "retreat" from the craziness of life.
When: January 19-21, 2018.
Where: Broom Tree Youth & Family Camp | Irene, SD.
Why: Because you love Jesus and want to get to know him better!

More information HERE.

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Cor Jesu
Feb
10
7:15 PM19:15

Cor Jesu

Cor Jesu (pronounced core yayzoo), is an opportunity to encounter our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament during adoration, while singing contemporary songs of praise, hearing a short sermon, and reconciling oneself with God in the Sacrament of Penance. Make a road trip to see Jesus!

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DYC "Invite-a-Friend" Sunday!
Feb
18
2:00 PM14:00

DYC "Invite-a-Friend" Sunday!

The Diocesan Youth Council exists to give youth of the Diocese of New Ulm an opportunity to grow deeper in their love of Jesus Christ and his Church by providing opportunities for fellowship, intellectual growth, spiritual growth, and human development.

More information HERE.

This Sunday is an "Invite-a-Friend" Sunday. Join us for games, a talk, and Vespers. Meet new friends from around the Diocese of New Ulm! Contact Kevin Losleben for more information.

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Cor Jesu
Mar
17
7:15 PM19:15

Cor Jesu

Cor Jesu (pronounced core yayzoo), is an opportunity to encounter our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament during adoration, while singing contemporary songs of praise, hearing a short sermon, and reconciling oneself with God in the Sacrament of Penance. Make a road trip to see Jesus!

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Bishop Lucker Lecture Series
Mar
20
7:00 PM19:00

Bishop Lucker Lecture Series

The Role of Healing in Evangelization    

Many Catholics today think of miraculous healings as something relatively rare, found mainly in the lives of great saints or at shrines like Lourdes. Yet Scripture shows that healings are meant to be a normal part of the life of the Church, especially in the context of evangelization. Scripture professor Mary Healy will explain the implications for ordinary Catholics of the Church’s mandate to be a “field hospital” in a world filled with people in need of healing.

Dr. Mary Healy is professor of Scripture at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit and an international speaker. Her doctorate is in biblical theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. She is a general editor of the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture and author of its volumes The Gospel of Mark and Hebrews. Her other books include Men and Women Are from Eden: A Study Guide to John Paul II’s Theology of the Body and Healing: Bringing the Gift of God’s Mercy to the World. Dr. Healy serves as chair of the Doctrinal Commission of International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services in Rome. She also serves the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian unity as a member of the Pentecostal-Catholic International Dialogue. She was appointed by Pope Francis as one of the first three women ever to serve on the Pontifical Biblical Commission.

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DYC "Invite-a-Friend" Sunday!
Apr
8
1:00 PM13:00

DYC "Invite-a-Friend" Sunday!

The Diocesan Youth Council exists to give youth of the Diocese of New Ulm an opportunity to grow deeper in their love of Jesus Christ and his Church by providing opportunities for fellowship, intellectual growth, spiritual growth, and human development.

More information HERE.

This Sunday is an "Invite-a-Friend" Sunday. Join us for games, a talk, and Vespers. Meet new friends from around the Diocese of New Ulm! Contact Kevin Losleben for more information.

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Cor Jesu
Jun
1
7:15 PM19:15

Cor Jesu

Cor Jesu (pronounced core yayzoo), is an opportunity to encounter our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament during adoration, while singing contemporary songs of praise, hearing a short sermon, and reconciling oneself with God in the Sacrament of Penance. Make a road trip to see Jesus!

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Cor Jesu
Dec
3
7:15 PM19:15

Cor Jesu

Cor Jesu (pronounced core yayzoo), is an opportunity to encounter our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament during adoration, while singing contemporary songs of praise, hearing a short sermon, and reconciling oneself with God in the Sacrament of Penance. Make a road trip to see Jesus!

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DYC "Invite-a-Friend" Sunday!
Nov
12
2:00 PM14:00

DYC "Invite-a-Friend" Sunday!

The Diocesan Youth Council exists to give youth of the Diocese of New Ulm an opportunity to grow deeper in their love of Jesus Christ and his Church by providing opportunities for fellowship, intellectual growth, spiritual growth, and human development.

More information HERE.

This Sunday is an "Invite-a-Friend" Sunday. Join us for games, a talk, and Vespers. Meet new friends from around the Diocese of New Ulm! Contact Kevin Losleben for more information.

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Sing the Mass: Diocesan Fall Liturgy Workshop
Nov
11
8:30 AM08:30

Sing the Mass: Diocesan Fall Liturgy Workshop

Open to all parish musicians, liturgists, clergy, and anyone interested.

Click here to register or contact the Office of Worship: sranna@dnu.org (507)233-5320

Schedule
8:30 a.m. Registration - $10 registration fee
9:00 a.m. Sung Mid-morning Prayer
9:15 a.m.  The Sacred Liturgy and Sacred Music: Singing the Mass
10:00 a.m. Coffee Break 10:15 a.m. Resources for Antiphonal Music and Hymn Selection
11:00 a.m. Reflection on Preparing to Participate in the Liturgy
11:20 a.m. Quiet, Prayerful Preparation for Mass
11:30 a.m. Holy Mass
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Conclude

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Cor Jesu
Nov
4
7:15 PM19:15

Cor Jesu

Cor Jesu (pronounced core yayzoo), is an opportunity to encounter our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament during adoration, while singing contemporary songs of praise, hearing a short sermon, and reconciling oneself with God in the Sacrament of Penance. Make a road trip to see Jesus!

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Fatima Centennial - Schoenstatt Shrine/St. Mary, Sleepy Eye
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

Fatima Centennial - Schoenstatt Shrine/St. Mary, Sleepy Eye

Fatima Centennial Candlelight Rosary Procession

All are invited to join Bishop LeVoir in prayer and procession to mark the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima Apparitions.

The procession will begin at the Schoenstatt Shrine and end at the Church of St. Mary in Sleepy Eye.

An optional shuttle from St. Mary's to Schoenstatt will be avalble from 6:15 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. to allow participants to park at St. Mary's where the procession will end.

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Schools' Faith Formation Day
Oct
9
8:45 AM08:45

Schools' Faith Formation Day

The Faith Formation Day is for all Catholic school teachers in the Diocese of New Ulm - Monday, October 9 from 8:45 am - 2:45 pm at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Redwood Falls. Bishop John M. LeVoir will preside at the Mass at 8:45 a.m. The theme is Encountering the Person of Jesus with Michael Gutzwiller from Sophia Institute for Teachers and Father Matthew Wiering of the Diocese of New Ulm. For further information, contact Cindy Blickem (507-233-5325) or Karla Cross (507-233-5323). Click here for flyer and schedule.

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Cor Jesu
Sep
22
7:15 PM19:15

Cor Jesu

Cor Jesu (pronounced core yayzoo), is an opportunity to encounter our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament during adoration, while singing contemporary songs of praise, hearing a short sermon, and reconciling oneself with God in the Sacrament of Penance. Make a road trip to see Jesus!

 

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Catechetical Sunday
Sep
17
8:00 AM08:00

Catechetical Sunday

This year, the Church will celebrate Catechetical Sunday, September 17, 2017
Theme: "Living as Missionary Disciples"
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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops - For several years now, these materials have been made available digitally and free of charge in Spanish and English, to insure maximum access for a growing number of users. By popular demand, USCCB also continues to provide posters, prayer cards, and catechist certificates for sale to those who prefer to have them professionally printed. If you are interested in ordering materials the Diocese of New Ulm can get a 30% discount. Please contact Cindy Blickem at cblickem@dnu.org or 507-233-5325 if your are interested in ordering materials.

 

 

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Camp Greatness - High School Camp
Jul
31
to Aug 4

Camp Greatness - High School Camp

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  • Google Calendar ICS

GENERAL INFORMATION

Who: Two camps - one for those in grades 6-8 and one for those in grades 9-12.
What: Daily Mass and adoration, epic sports battles, great talks, fearless counselors, new and old friends, and ManBall! It's never a dull moment at Camp Greatness!
When: Middle school camp | July 27 (4 PM) - July 30 (1 PM)
Captains' Practice (for Juniors and Seniors) | July 30 (5 PM)
High school camp | July 31 (11 AM) - August 4 (1 PM)
Where: Schoenstatt-on-the-Lake, Sleepy Eye
Why: Because you enjoy throwing dodgeballs at people. Because you enjoy spending time outdoors. Because you enjoy hanging out with other guys your age. Because you enjoy adoration. Because you enjoy serving for Holy Mass. Because you want a good challenge: growing in virtue. Those are just a few reasons to attend Camp Greatness. Ask anyone who's gone and they can give you about 10 more.

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Camp Greatness - Middle School Camp
Jul
27
to Jul 30

Camp Greatness - Middle School Camp

  • Schoenstatt-on-the-Lake (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

GENERAL INFORMATION

Who: Two camps - one for those in grades 6-8 and one for those in grades 9-12.
What: Daily Mass and adoration, epic sports battles, great talks, fearless counselors, new and old friends, and ManBall! It's never a dull moment at Camp Greatness!
When: Middle school camp | July 27 (4 PM) - July 30 (1 PM)
Captains' Practice (for Juniors and Seniors) | July 30 (5 PM)
High school camp | July 31 (11 AM) - August 4 (1 PM)
Where: Schoenstatt-on-the-Lake, Sleepy Eye
Why: Because you enjoy throwing dodgeballs at people. Because you enjoy spending time outdoors. Because you enjoy hanging out with other guys your age. Because you enjoy adoration. Because you enjoy serving for Holy Mass. Because you want a good challenge: growing in virtue. Those are just a few reasons to attend Camp Greatness. Ask anyone who's gone and they can give you about 10 more.

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Natural Family Planning Awareness Week July 23-29
Jul
23
to Jul 29

Natural Family Planning Awareness Week July 23-29

NFP is a gift that the Church longs to give to each couple for their married life. NFP Awareness Week is a great time to find out how NFP can strengthen your marriage or how to become involved in passing this gift along to other couples.

For more information about NFP ministry in the diocese, contact Sr. Candace Fier at 507-233-5328, cfier@dnu.org. For a full list of NFP services in the diocese, visit https://www.dnu.org/nfp/.

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Camp Beloved
Jul
22
to Jul 26

Camp Beloved

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Who: Girls in grades 6-12.
What: Daily Mass and adoration, random dance parties, great talks, super fun counselors, and old and new friends. Experience the joy that comes with following Jesus!
When: July 22 (7 PM) - July 26 (1 PM)
Where: Schoenstatt-on-the-Lake, Sleepy Eye
Why: Because you enjoy making new friends and hanging out with old ones. Because you need a break from the constant pressure to be someone you're not. Because you love making arts and crafts. But mostly because you are beloved and you want to learn more about the God who loves you so much.

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Rome Youth Pilgrimage
Jun
11
to Jun 21

Rome Youth Pilgrimage

GENERAL INFORMATION

Who: Youth in grades 11-12.
What: A pilgrimage to the heart of Catholicism. We will visit the tombs of Saints such as Pope St. John Paul II, St. Ignatius, St. Peter, and other beloved Saints. We will visit Assisi (the home of Sts. Francis and Clare), Siena (home of St. Catherine of Siena), and Nettuno (home of St. Maria Goretti). A tour of ancient Rome will showcase sites such as Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, and the Pantheon. We will also attend a papal audience with Pope Francis and have the opportunity to hear daily Mass. Oh, and we'll eat pizza, gelato, and other wonderful Italian food.
When: June 11-21, 2017.
Where: Rome, Assisi, Siena, and Nettuno.
Why: To grow in love of Jesus and his Church.

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Chrism Mass
Apr
6
7:00 PM19:00

Chrism Mass

All are invited to attend the Diocesan Chrism Mass which will be held at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Murdock, this year.

"The Chrism Mass is one of the principal expressions of the fullnes of the Bishop’s Priesthood and signifies the close unity of the Priests with him.  During the Mass, which he concelebrates with Priests from various sections of the diocese, the Bishop consecrates the Chrism and blesses the other oils.  The newly baptized are anointed and confirmed with the Chrism consecrated by the Bishop.  Catechumens are prepared and disposed for Baptism with the second oil.  And the sick are anointed in their illness with the third oil."
                            - Excerpt from the Roman Pontifical

 

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RB TEC 265
Apr
1
to Apr 3

RB TEC 265

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What happens at TEC?

Participants experience the Paschal Mystery of Jesus Christ through participation in music, discussions, talks, prayer, Scripture, liturgy, and celebration.

Each of the days of the retreat has a central theme:

Die Day” is the first day – a day centered on the death of Jesus Christ. On “Die Day”, participants reflect on many different aspects of their lives, focusing on better relationships with God, self, and others.

Rise Day” is the second day – a joyous celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. On “Rise Day”, participants celebrate the presence of God’s love in their lives.

Go Day” is the third day – a day which explores the continuous call to spread the Good News. On “Go Day”, participants recognize and prepare to carry forth the message of Jesus Christ.

A Riverbend TEC weekend seeks to facilitate spiritual growth through participation in group activities and prayer experiences. The faith of every individual is respected and invited to open their hearts more fully to Jesus Christ.

Participation

Retreats are open to youth and adults. Youth must be 16 or older. Most weekends have some adult participants.

Weekends are staffed and attended by people primarily from the Catholic Diocese of New Ulm, although people from other areas of Minnesota, other states, and even foreign nations have attended.

Though a Catholic retreat, non-Catholics are welcome and do participate.

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Catholics at the Capitol
Mar
9
9:00 AM09:00

Catholics at the Capitol

On Thursday, March 9, 2017, The Minnesota Catholic Conference is sponsoring their first “Catholics at the Capitol” event to bring the Catholic voice regarding Human Life and Dignity into the public square as our State Legislators are working on laws affecting these topics.  Particular focus will be on

  1. Assisted Suicide
  2. School Choice – especially as it pertains to underprivileged students
  3. Addressing the cycle of poverty. 

If you are interested in riding a Diocese bus to the event, please contact Deacon Steve Spilman at sspilman@dnu with your name, city location, and contact information.  Transportation is being arranged based on interest level.  Your active support and participation is strongly encouraged. 

We expect this event to be the beginning of what will develop into an effective, collective, Catholic Voice in our Diocese to educate our lawmakers on Catholic Social teachings and how they can positively influence the “Common Good” as they are intended to do.   

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