Daily Update for Tuesday, March 31
Mar 31, 2020
The parish office will be closed to the public and minimally staffed to support essential operations and emergency pastoral needs at least through Friday, April 10. We will continue to livestream all scheduled Masses to provide for the spiritual needs of our community. Please watch and share these daily updates for additional information or changes.
- Living Stations of the Cross, which were scheduled for Palm Sunday and Good Friday, have been cancelled.
- Impact Ministry for 8th-Grade Parents, scheduled for April 15, is cancelled.
Sacraments and Prayer
Deacon Steele’s Funeral. Dcn. Greg Steele’s funeral will be tomorrow at 11 AM. The funeral Mass will be livestreamed. Visitation, Mass and burial will be private. A memorial Mass and luncheon will be scheduled as soon as the virus containment measures are lifted. Adoration will be suspended from 10 AM to 1 PM for the private funeral Mass.
Livestreamed Masses, Rosaries, Adoration and Stations of the Cross. All scheduled weekend Masses as well as Perpetual Adoration will be livestreamed here, as well as Stations of the Cross Tuesdays at 1 PM and Fridays at 7 PM. We are also livestreaming our regular schedule of rosaries: after daily Mass on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; Tuesdays at 6 PM; Saturdays at 4:30 PM; and Sundays at 7:30 AM.
First Saturday Mass. Join us for the livestream of our monthly First Saturday Mass in honor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary this Saturday, April 4, at 8 AM. The livestream link can be found on our homepage, stmcatholicchurch.org.
Confessions Schedule. Scheduled Confession times at St. Michael are as follows:
- Tonight, 5:15 PM
- Thursday, April 2, 8 AM
- Friday, April 3, 6 PM
- Saturday, April 4, 7:30 AM-7:45 AM; 8:30-9 AM and 3:30 PM
- Sunday, April 5, 9:30 AM
- Monday, April 6, 7 PM
- Tuesday, April 7, 5:15 PM
The last opportunity for confession prior to Easter Sunday is Tuesday, April 7, 5:15 to 6:15 PM. There will be no confessions Holy Thursday through Easter Sunday.
Study and Formation
Free e-Conferences This Weekend. Free online conferences for men and women, featuring outstanding Catholic speakers from across the country, are scheduled this Friday through Sunday. Register online for free.
Online Holy Week Retreat. The Archdiocese is inviting all the faithful to participate in a free, week-long, virtual Holy Week Retreat beginning Palm Sunday, April 5, and culminating with the Easter Vigil Mass from the Cathedral of Saint Paul on April 11. Details are available on the Archdiocese Holy Week webpage.
Giving and Service
Virtual Offertory. Your support of our parish ministries is still essential. Donate online using the Virtual Offertory button at stmcatholicchurch.org, mail in or drop off your donation at the parish office, or complete an electronic funds transfer (EFT) form to contribute directly from your bank account. Call 763-497-2745 for details.