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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 »

At Home VBS Opens July 20

Posted by Bob Swift

St. Michael at Home VBS "You Will Be My Witnesses" opens July 20 for children going into K-5th grade. VBS can be done at a time that is convenient for your family. The cost is $10..00 per child. For more information or to register please contact Andrea Zachman at: [email protected] 

Love in the Face of Suffering

Posted by Jim Thorp

Note: This is a preview of Jim Thorp's bulletin column, which will appear in the June 13-14 issue of the St. Michael Catholic Church bulletin. Please help us spread the word about these important events!

This weekend the Catholic Church celebrates the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, the great feast ... Read More »

Meet New Principal Melissa Ginther!

Posted by Jim Thorp

Editor's Note: In a few short weeks, we will welcome Melissa Ginther back to the St. Michael community, this time as the new principal of St. Michael Catholic School (StMCS). We asked her for a biographical overview similar to Fr. Brian Park's. Below is what she shared. I was ... Read More »