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Information Packet: 8th Grade Discipleship Groups and Confirmation

Posted by Bob Swift

The 2020-2021 Information Packet For 8th Grade Discipleship Groups and Confirmation is now available (Please Click Here). Families with an 8th grade teen who plans to discern receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation during the upcoming school year should do the following: 1.) Complete online registration for Discipleship Groups 2020-2021 ... Read More »

Faith Formation Online Registration Is Now Open

Posted by Bob Swift

St. Michael Faith Formation online registration is now open on the parish website under the Formation Tab at This includes LIFT Family Formation, 1st Communion / 1st Reconciliation Classes, and the Impact Ministry for 8th Grade Parents. Online registration for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) opens on ... Read More »

EFC 'Day' Camps Means No Confessions Tuesday, Adoration Moves Back to Chapel

Posted by Jim Thorp

Next week, Aug. 10-13 in the evenings, STMA Catholic Youth Ministry will be hosting Extreme Faith Camp (EFC) 'Day' Camps for students in grades 7-9 onsite at St. Michael Catholic Church, both outdoors and in the church.

EFC Day Camp requires a few changes to other activities for the ... Read More »

Masks at Church Beginning This Weekend

Posted by Jim Thorp

Dear Parishioners,

In light of the governor’s mandate, Archbishop Hebda has announced that, beginning this Saturday, July 25th, masks will be required when you come to church unless you have a health condition that prevents you from wearing one. We will have masks on hand if you forget to ... Read More »

The Week Ahead for Monday, July 20

Posted by Jim Thorp

Adoration Changes: New Cleaning Protocol, Back to Chapel Friday-Sunday

Beginning this week, parishioners will notice two changes regarding Adoration: Adoration in Chapel Friday Through Sunday. Due to an increase in the number of weddings and other church activities and events, we are moving weekend Adoration back to the Adoration ... Read More »

The Week Ahead for Monday, July 13, 2020

Posted by Jim Thorp

Adoration Livestream Ends Tomorrow

Very few people are adoring via livestream, and we are having frequent livestream outages tied to running the livestream 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As a result, we plan to discontinue the livestream of Adoration. The last day will be tomorrow, Tuesday, ... Read More »

Payroll Protection Kept Parish and School Working

Posted by Jim Thorp

During the first month of the coronavirus outbreak, while St. Michael Catholic Church and School clergy and staff were scrambling to provide safe worship and distance learning opportunities for parish families, our business office staff was working to stabilize parish finances for an uncertain future.

“People may not realize ... Read More »

The Week Ahead for Monday, July 7, 2020

Posted by Jim Thorp

Volunteers Needed: Fall Festival Mailing, Church Cleaning

We have immediate needs for volunteer help at the church—please see below and pitch in if you can! Fall Festival Mailing on Tuesday. Fall Festival plans are well underway, and we need volunteers tomorrow (Tuesday) at 6 PM to help put together ... Read More »

St. Michael and St. Albert Parishioners Fund New Vehicle for Fr. Richards

Posted by Jim Thorp

Parishioners from St. Albert and St. Michael pooled their resources to provide outgoing pastor Fr. Peter Richards with a new Jeep Grand Cherokee, in gratitude for 19 years of service to the two communities. 

The vehicle was purchased entirely through small contributions from individual families in both parishes; parishioners ... Read More »

Fishers of Men: Missionary Disciples Abound at St. Michael Catholic Church

Posted by Jim Thorp

Blogger's Note: This is the featured article from the June 2020 edition of our parish newsletter, DISCIPLE. If you are a registered parishioner and are not receiving  DISCIPLE in the mail—or if you would like to join our parish—please contact the parish office at 763-497-2745 right away!

Each year, ... Read More »