Summer Festival - Church of the Japanese Martyrs, Leavenworth
Jul
29
10:00 AM10:00

Summer Festival - Church of the Japanese Martyrs, Leavenworth

10 a.m. Mass with Special Music followed by a Chicken & Ham Dinner served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 pm. Take outs available. Adults - $12 / Ages 6-12 $5 / Ages 5 & under - $1

Bingo - Raffles - Games - Food & Beer Stand - Live Music - Country Store - Softball Tournament - Kids Pedal Pull from 2:30 to 3:30.

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Summer Festival - St. Mary, Sleepy Eye
Aug
5
10:30 AM10:30

Summer Festival - St. Mary, Sleepy Eye

Mass at 9:30 a.m. followed by the festival from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pork Chop dinner served from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Adults $11 - Children 4-12 $6 - Under 4 FREE
Carry Outs Available - $11

Quilt & Variety Auction at 1:30 p.m.

Big Ticket Raffle Drawing at 4:30 p.m.

Live music, theme basket/silent auction, treasure alley, crafts, baked goods, fresh produce, pie/ice cream, beer, KC donuts, 1919 root beer floats, mexican food, hamburgers and hot dogs. Games including bean bags, bingo, face painting, buggy rides, cake walk and a castls bounce plus more!

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Benedictine Sisters to host Summer Monastic Experience
Jul
7
to Jul 12

Benedictine Sisters to host Summer Monastic Experience

Benedictine Sisters to host Summer Monastic Experience

The Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in Clyde, Missouri, will host a Summer Monastic Experience July 7-12, 2018.

The event is for single women, ages 18 to 40 who are considering religious life. This is an opportunity to spend a few days at the monastery and enter into the daily rhythm of the Sisters' contemplative monastic life where participants can pray, open their hearts to God's call, meet with others who may be discerning, engage in recreation and work and learn how Sisters in community live and work together. They will join the community in singing the Divine Office, in daily Eucharist, Adoration/Exposition, community meals and recreation.

There is no cost to attend an details can be found at www.benedictinesisters.org (Vocations/Walk With Us). To register, please contact Sister Maria Victoria Cutaia, OSB at (606) 944-2221 ext. 127 or email vocation@benedictinesisters.org.

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25th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination - Fr. Brian Oestreich
Jun
16
5:00 PM17:00

25th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination - Fr. Brian Oestreich

Please join the Spirit of Life Area Faith Community
to celebrate 25 years of priestly ministry of Fr. Brian Oestreich.

5 p.m. Mass with Bishop John LeVoir, followed by dinner.
7 p.m. street dance, bouncy houses for children, root beer floats, and beer garden.

In lieu of gifts, donations are welcome to build house in San Lucas, Guatemala.

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8th Annual Widow's Day of Reflection - Our Lady of Grace, Edina
Jun
16
8:30 AM08:30

8th Annual Widow's Day of Reflection - Our Lady of Grace, Edina

Archbishop Hebda will preside at the 8:30 a.m. Mass and will speak to the widows. The day ends with lunch and a performance by The Preacher's Daughters. The fee is $20 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. For more information or to register, contact jasongodin@olgparish.org.

Click here to download a brochure.

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Communion of Hearts Rosary Retreat 4th Annual - Abbey of the Hills
Jun
8
to Jun 10

Communion of Hearts Rosary Retreat 4th Annual - Abbey of the Hills

Communion of Hearts Rosary Retreat 4th Annual

The Church and Our Lady desire that the life of Jesus be meditated upon so that all can more faithfully and conscientiously follow the path that God offers to all who seek Him with a sincere heart.

Register at abbeyofthehills.org or call 605-398-9200.

Click here for an informational flyer.

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Exposition of Sacred Relics - Treasures of the Church
May
25
7:30 PM19:30

Exposition of Sacred Relics - Treasures of the Church

The Church of St. Leo welcomes you to a teaching and exposition of Sacred Relics. Over 150 relics will be shown some believed to be as old as 2000 years.

Among the treasures will be relics of St. Leo, St. Teresa of Avila, St. Maria Goretti, St. Therese of Lisiuex (the "Little Flower"), St. Francis of Assisi, St. Anthony of Padua, St. Thomas Aquinas, and St. Faustina Kowalska.

I addition, there will also be present a piece of a veil which is believed to have belonged to Our Lady and one of the largest remaining pieces of the True Cross in the world.

Click links below for more information.
Flyer
List or Relics
Fr. Carlos Martins

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Walk to Mary - United in Step From Shrine to Shrine
May
5
8:00 AM08:00

Walk to Mary - United in Step From Shrine to Shrine

Champion, Wis. - The Walk to Mary will begin its annual pilgrimage from the Shrine of St. Joseph at Old St. Joseph Church at St. Norbert College in De Perer, WI, to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion, Wis. on May 5.

Registration feed include a sandwich style lunch, transportation, pilgrimage souvenirs.

Registration Fees:
Adult $25
Student $10
Children (4 and under) - free

Online registration only: https://walktomary.com/register

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Tom Webb - Area Faith Enrichment Night - St. Catherine, Redwood Falls
Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

Tom Webb - Area Faith Enrichment Night - St. Catherine, Redwood Falls

Tom will speak about the characteristics of a great team, and the choice we have to make daily - to be a member of God's team.

7 p.m. with a meal prior.

All ages welcome to come and listen to Tom share his message. Please sign up for the meal with the parish office.

Click here for an informational flyer.

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Riverbend TEC - St. Mary, Bird Island
Apr
14
to Apr 16

Riverbend TEC - St. Mary, Bird Island

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.

Click here for more information.

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Day of Recollection: A Faithful Life - The Abbey of the Hills
Apr
10
10:00 AM10:00

Day of Recollection: A Faithful Life - The Abbey of the Hills

Day of Recollection: A Faithful Life - The Abbey of the Hills

Join Fr. Michael Peterson (former monk of Blue Cloud Abbey) for a day of rest and recollection as he presents on "A Faithful Life."

register at: www.abbeyofthehills.org or call 605-398-9200.

Click here for an informational flyer.

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Men's Sausage Dinner - St. Raphael, Springfield
Apr
8
9:30 AM09:30

Men's Sausage Dinner - St. Raphael, Springfield

Men's Sausage Dinner ~ St Raphael

  • Sunday, April 8, 2018
  • 9:30 AM  1:00 PM

Men's Sausage Dinner serving Sausage, Homemade Sauerkraut, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Applesauce, Ice Cream & Beverage.  Adults $10.00, Ages 5-12 $4.00, Preschool $2.00.  Drive -up Take -outs Available behind the NE corner of school.  Delivery inside city limits, call 723-4139 by 12 pm to place your order.  This event is held in St. Raphael School Auditorium and is sponsored by Catholic Order of Foresters, St. Thomas Court 766.  $1,500 in Matching Grant funds.

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NUDCCW Region 4 Spring Gathering - Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Murdock
Apr
3
5:30 PM17:30
CCW

NUDCCW Region 4 Spring Gathering - Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Murdock

"Living As The Woman God Intended You To Be" presented by Mary Jo Gallagher.

Mary Jo is a member of the H.O.P.E. Ministry Team, an Inner Healing prayer ministry, is the Spritual Events Coordinator, and has been involved in leading Women's Ministry for over 15 years, facilitating women's groups, leading retreats, and speaking at conferences.

Click here for an informational flyer.

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National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help April – June 2018 Calendar of Events
Apr
1
to Jun 30

National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help April – June 2018 Calendar of Events

  • The National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Located in Champion, Wisconsin (16 miles northeast of Green Bay), the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help is the only Church-approved Marian Shrine in the United States.

About the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help: On October 9, 1859, the Queen of Heaven appeared to Adele Brise in Champion, Wisconsin, and said to her, "Gather the children in this wild country and teach them what they should know for salvation. Teach them their catechism, how to sign themselves with the Sign of the Cross and how to approach the sacraments; that is what I wish you to do. Go and fear nothing. I will help you." In 2010, Bishop David Ricken granted formal Church approval to the Marian apparition at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help. In 2016, it was designated as a National Shrine by the U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops. It is the first and only confirmed appearance of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the United States.

Mass is held at the Shrine daily at 11 a.m. and at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday and Saturday. Confession is at 10 a.m. Sunday-Friday and 9:15 on Saturday. Devotions take place Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. during the Sunday Holy Hour at 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month after the 8:30 Mass.

For more information, visit www.ShrineOfOurLadyofGoodHelp.com.

Click HERE for a list of events April 1 to June 30, 2018.

 

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Church of St. Clara, Clara City Fish Fry
Mar
28
5:00 PM17:00

Church of St. Clara, Clara City Fish Fry

Fish Fry Fundraiser

St. Clara Church Basement

MENU: Fish, Baked Potatoes, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Rolls, Bars & Beverage

Adults: $11          Youth: (5-12) $7          Pre-school: $3

Take outs available

Proceeds will go to St. Clara Youth attending CHWC and Stuebenville and half to Clara City Lions Park Project.

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Mixed 12-Step Spiritual Retreat - Abbey of the Hills
Mar
23
to Mar 25

Mixed 12-Step Spiritual Retreat - Abbey of the Hills

Mixed 12-Step Spiritual Retreat

This mixed retreat - men and women - is for those who practice or wish to practice a 12-Step Program. Since 1974, retreats here have been a place for fellowship, reflection, revelation, and growth. The Abbey provides the perfect setting for powerful healing and inspiration on your spiritual journey. Come join us as we trudge the road of happy destiny!

Register online at www.abbeyofthehills.com.

Click here for an informational flyer.

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Organ Concert - Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, New Ulm
Mar
18
3:00 PM15:00

Organ Concert - Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, New Ulm

Pipe Organ Dedicatory Series - Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, New Ulm.

This concert is part of a dedication series, inaugurating the large new Nordlie Pipe Organ. The Nordlie replaces the 1981 Jaeckel organ, (which some of the existing pipes were recycled).

Mozart's Requiem
Featuring St. Peter Choral Society (Ticket$ HyVee)

Click here for an informational flier.

www.ceciliaverein.org

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Sauerkraut, Landaeger and Dumpling Dinner - Cathedral CCW
Mar
18
10:00 AM10:00

Sauerkraut, Landaeger and Dumpling Dinner - Cathedral CCW

Menu: Sauerkraut, landjaegers, German potato salad, dumplings, mashed potatoes, green beans, coffee, milk, dessert and freshly baked cinnamon caramel rolls.

*Items served ala cart. *Take outs available.

Plan to take home a treat from our
Bake Sale featuring Schmierkuchen, caramel rolls and more!

Location is the Church of St. Mary in New Ulm, but sponsored by the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity Council of Catholic Women.

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Spring Fever 2018 - The Boarding House Reach - St. George, West Newton Township
Mar
17
5:00 PM17:00

Spring Fever 2018 - The Boarding House Reach - St. George, West Newton Township

The Boarding House Reach - presented at Spring Fever 2018 in St. George, West Newton Township.

5 p.m. Social
6 p.m. Dinner
followed by the entertainment:

The Boarding House Reach, a farce in three acts by Donald Payton - A play full of laughs!

Call Jackie Forst at 507-354-2428 to inquire about available tickets.

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