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Entries for February 2017

Ash Wednesday Schedule

Posted on February 20, 2017 in: General News

Wednesday, March 1st ~ Ash Wednesday St. Michael ~ Madison 5:30pm St. John ~ Ortonville    5:30pm St. Joseph ~ Rosen    7:00pm

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A note from Fr. Brian

Posted on February 20, 2017 in: General News

Lent begins a week from Wednesday! Please begin now to think about what you're going to do extra or give up this Lent. The mass times for Ash Wednesday are; 5:30 pm in Madison followed by a tuna casserole free will supper, 5:30 in Ortonville followed by a soup supper, and 7:00 pm mass in Rosen. There will not be RE classes on Ash Wednesday. In lieu of class all students are expected to attend mass. We are still in need of wood ashes for the Lent environment. If you have any clean ash, please bring it to church with you. Thank you. The first weekend and week of Lent, Brent Heiser from Raleigh, North Carolina will ...

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Annual Walk & Candlelight Vigil

Posted on February 20, 2017 in: General News

Save the date ~ Annual Walk & Candlelight Vigil for the prevention of Child Abuse will be held Monday, April 24th from 5:30pm to 6:45pm. The walk will begin at the Clinton school and conclude at the Clinton Memorial Building. The speaker will be Jane Straub with the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center. A free meal will be provide along with candle lighting and remembrance ceremony. All are welcome to attend! Child Sexual Abuse & Exploitation Training for all Law Enforcement & Healthcare Fields will be held on Thursday, May 4 from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, SD. 

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The Saint John's University Men's Chorus is the select male voice touring ensemble of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University. "We get to a level of performance where it just pours out of you and becomes a reflection of your emotions." - Director, Dr. Axel Theimer. WHEN: Sunday, March 12, 2017 – 2:00 pm COST: • Free to the public • Free Will donations accepted

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Marriage Encounter weekend

Posted on February 20, 2017 in: General News

Loved the Wedding. Invite me to the Marriage. Love, God. A Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend can help you do that! Marriage Encounter is 44 hours away from kids, chores, and phones-where married couples can focus just on each other. The next available Weekend is Nov 17-19, 2017 in Windom, MN. Early registration is highly recommended. For more information visit our website at: southmnwwme.org or contact Miki at applications@southmnwwme.org or 507-227-8229. 

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Mass Intentions

Posted on February 20, 2017 in: General News

Thank you for submitting your Mass Intentions to be said each week. As a reminder if there is a specific date that you want for your intention, please submit it or call the office a minimum of 3 months in advance of the date you are wanting. Mass intentions fill up fast and several people know the dates they want many months in advance. We also have to say one Mass each weekend for the People of the AFC. Also, we do not let people request Easter or Christmas for an intention. Thank You. 

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St. Joseph - Week of Feb. 19

Posted on February 20, 2017 in: St. Joseph News

St. Joseph’s CUF will meet on Tuesday, February 21st at 7pm in the Rosen school. Please join us. We are in need of a sacristan for Rosen. This person or persons will be responsible for getting everything ready prior to Mass starting, unlocking the doors, putting items away after Mass and locking up. Please call the office if you are interested in this ministry. Thank you! Please join us on Sunday, February 19th at 2pm in the Rosen school for the St. Valentine Card Party & Potluck. A variety of card games will be played. For those that don’t play cards, board games will be available. This is open to al...

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St. Michael - Week of Feb. 19

Posted on February 20, 2017 in: St. Michael News

The quilters are looking for donations of assorted thread for the quilts they make. All donations are accepted. Thank you for helping this group of ladies to continue to provide warmth to those in need. Thanks again for your donations. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Madison on Thursday, February 23rd for the Lac Qui Parle County Blood Drive at Calvary Baptist Church. Blood Drive will take place from noon to 6:00pm. For an appointment or information, please contact Genevieve at 320-598-3308. Thank You. St. Michael’s will have a Tuna Noodle Hot dish meal after Mass on Wednesday, March 1st to kick off Lent. ...

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St. John - Week of Feb. 19

Posted on February 20, 2017 in: St. John News

Please update your email address you have for St. John’s in Ortonville. The new address is stjohnortonville@gmail.com. All other emails for St. John’s have been shut down and will not be checked. This is the only email that should be used. Please call the office with any questions. Thank You! If you need to drop off paperwork at St. John’s and the office is closed, you may drop it off in a secured box by the glass door (alley side). We would like to thank Bob Henriksen for making this box for us. Thank You to everyone who came to our potluck supper on Saturday, February 11th. It is always nice to ge...

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