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DISCIPLE Newsletter: Principal Looks Forward to a Second ‘First Year’

Posted by James Thorp

Summer was in full swing before Melissa Ginther finally had time to reflect on the 2020-21 school year—not that she isn’t busy. “People say, ‘What do you do during the summer?’ and I’m not sure how to respond,” she laughs. “Prepare for 400-plus kids to be on our ... Read More »

DISCIPLE Newsletter: New youth ministers followed different paths to St. Michael

Posted by James Thorp

John O’Sullivan is not afraid to ask hard questions, so when faced with two “rockstar” candidates for an open youth ministry position, he didn’t hesitate: “I said to Father and Dave, ‘Could we hire them both?’”

When St. Michael and St. Albert parishes made 8th-grade discipleship groups a prerequisite ... Read More »

Adorers and Adoration Leaders Needed

Posted by James Thorp

Please consider joining the Eucharistic Adoration team as a Division Leader or Hourly Coordinator. These volunteer roles assist in keeping the adoration chapel open and available for all. We also need adorers for a number of hours throughout the week: Monday  2 AM Tuesday  2 AM, 3 PM Wednesday  2 ... Read More »

Fall Festival Needs Volunteers!

Posted by James Thorp

Looking to get more involved in the life of the parish? We need you! This year's Fall Festival will be the weekend of September 11 and 12, and we are looking for a few more key people to join our team. Please contact Heidi at 612-470-3740 if you are ... Read More »

Parish Consecration to the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts Friday and Saturday

Posted by James Thorp

This Friday, June 11, is the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, followed on Saturday, June 12, by the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary. To celebrate these two great feasts, we will be consecrating our parish to the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts at ... Read More »

The Adoration Chapel Needs You!

Posted by James Thorp

Please consider joining the Eucharistic Adoration team as an adorer, division leader or hourly coordinator. For details on the leader or coordinator roles, or to sign up as an adorer, call Steve House at 612-968-8504.  Adorers Needed Mondays: 2 AM, 3 PM Tuesdays: 2 AM, Noon, 3 PM Wednesdays: 2 AM, ... Read More »

Summer Bible Study Series: Galatians: Set Free to Live

Posted by James Thorp

The most important question a Christian can ask is “What must we do to be saved?” St. Paul’s letter to the Galatians provides the answer and reveals the merciful love God the Father has for his children. Galatians: Set Free to Live speaks of the extraordinary gift of salvation Jesus has ... Read More »

Happily Ever After: Engaged couple ministries emphasize joy-filled, holy marriages

Posted by James Thorp

Lead article from the April-May 2021 issue of the DISCIPLE newsletter, online now.

It’s easy to get caught up in the rush of planning a wedding. The joy of love, the anticipation of a new life together and the countless details of celebration itself—on top of work, school and ... Read More »

Parenting a Challenge? Sancta Familia Begins Monday, May 10

Posted by James Thorp

Sancta Familia (Holy Family) is a prayer and support ministry that seeks to be a channel of God’s merciful love and abundant resources to parents and caretakers of children with exceptional emotional and behavioral challenges associated with diagnoses including autism, ADHD and mental illnesses, so that they can encounter ... Read More »

St. Michael Grows Youth Ministry Staff

Posted by James Thorp

After a lengthy search this winter, St. Michael Catholic Church and School has hired not one, but two new youth ministers to replace former youth minister Ruth Gladitsch and support expanding youth programs. Hollie Danis will begin in the parish next Monday, May 3, and Zach Zaldivar should start ... Read More »