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Thanksgiving Mass Schedule

Posted on November 11, 2021 in: General News

Thanksgiving Mass Schedule Spirit of Life Area Faith CommunityWednesday, November 24th †5:30 pm Mass St. John - Ortonville †5:30 pm Mass St. Michael - MadisonThursday, November 25th†8:00 am Mass St. Joseph - Rosen†8:00 am Mass Holy Rosary - GracevillePlease join us in giving Thanks for all our bless...

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Spirit of Life AFC 2021 Advent Revival and Mission!Brent Hieser and Bill Wagner will be joining us for our Advent mission. Brent and Bill were with us a few years ago to share their faith stories and commitment to Jesus with us. The Advent Mission begins with the Parish Revival on December 4th and...

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The local Food Shelves are looking for donations to help the needy in our area. The annual food collection will be done during the month of November. Donations of non-perishable foods, personal items, cleaning supplies and cash are needed. Cash donations are preferred this year. In Madison, Orto...

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All Saints Day Mass Schedule

Posted on October 28, 2021 in: General News

All Saints DayMonday, November 1st ~ 5:30 pm, St. Michael’s, MadisonMonday, November 1st ~ 7:30 pm, Holy Rosary, Graceville

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All Souls' Day Mass Schedule

Posted on October 28, 2021 in: General News

All Soul’s DayTuesday, November 2nd ~ 5:30 pm, St. Michael’s, MadisonTuesday, November 2nd ~ 5:30 pm, St. John’s, OrtonvilleTuesday, November 2nd ~ 7:30 pm, Holy Rosary, GracevilleTuesday, November 2nd ~ 7:30 pm, St. Joseph’s, Rosen

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The AFC youth group will be having a Haunted Hallway on October 29th, 2021, from 7:00 to 10:00 pm, at St. John’s in Ortonville. This is a fundraiser for the youth group.

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Winter Coat Distribution

Posted on September 26, 2021 in: General News

Winter Coat Distribution
You’re Invited To A Winter CoatDistribution!!We will offer 4 locations this year!The dates for the October winter coat distribution are:Monday, October 18, Madison, 5-7 pm, in front of the ChurchTuesday, October 19, Graceville, 5-7 pm, Parish Center back parking lotWednesday, October 20, Ortonville,...

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St. Michael's Catholic Church Fall Harvest Festival, Sunday, September 19th, 2021
Saint Michael’s Catholic ChurchFall Festival!Sunday, September 19th, 202110:00 am Polka Mass11:00- 1:00 grilled Pork Chop dinner, includingPotatoes, Vegetables, Salad, Desserts$15.00Take-out and Delivery onlyFor delivery within the city of Madison please call 320-598-3690Theme Basket silent auction ...

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Meat Distribution

Posted on September 09, 2021 in: General News

Meat Distribution
Meat DistributionThe distribution will be the third week of the month from 5:00 PM-6:00 PM. Mondays will be in Ortonville and Wednesdays in Madison.Dates and PlaceSeptember 20, 2021 Ortonville Parish house garageSeptember 22, 2021 Madison Parish house garageAnyone in need is welcome and encouraged t...

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St. John's Fall Dinner and Raffle, Sunday, September 26th, 2021
Saint John’s Catholic ChurchOrtonville, MNRoast beef dinner and RaffleSunday, September 26th11:00 am – 12:30 pmRoast beef, real mashed potatoesvegetable, coleslaw, and dessert$15.00Take out meals onlyPre-order your mealsby calling 320-839-2772 before September 23rdDrive up meals will be available on...

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St. Joseph Bazaar August 29th, 2021
Saint Joseph’s Parish BazaarRosen, MNSunday, August 29, 202110:00 am Mass11:00 – 1:00 meal served in the air conditioned school2:00 pm raffle drawings in front of the schoolHot Beef Commercials, Sweet Corn, real mashed potatoes, fresh picked tomatoes, beverages, and desserts$12.00 over age 12, 12-6 ...

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Holy Rosary CCW Calendar Raffle

Posted on August 04, 2021 in: General News

Get Your Calendar Raffle TicketsHoly Rosary calendar raffle tickets are being sold the month of August. Winners will be drawn for each day of September.Tickets are being handed out and sold after 8:00 am mass on Sundays.Contact any of the following: Barb Montonye at 320-305-1485, Deb Walters at 320-...

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Spirit of Life AFC Minnesota State Fair Trip is Thursday, August 26th. We will be taking a charter bus to the fair to see the sights and hear the sounds. The cost of the bus is free for AFC parishioners and $20.00 for non parishioners. Pick up locations will be in Ortonville at 7:00 am at Nelson ...

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There will be donuts available after mass on Father’s Day, June 20th. It will be a take & go donut as you leave church. Sponsored by St. Anthony & St. Monica Catholic United Financial of St. Joseph.

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Food Distribution - May 27th, 2021 - Holy Rosary - Graceville - 9:00 am
There will be a food distribution at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, in Graceville on May 27th, 2021 at 9:00 am. This is open to all. Each household will receive produce, mixed dairy and meat.This is made available by a Grant from Catholic Charities.

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Masses in our AFC cemeteries in honor of Memorial Day will beMonday ~ May 31st ~ Memorial Day8:00 am in Nassau9:15 am in OrtonvilleTuesday ~ June 1st6:30 pm in MadisonWednesday ~ June 2nd6:30 pm in Beardsley7:30 pm in GracevilleThursday ~ June 3rd6:30 pm in RosenEternal Rest grant unto them O, Lord!

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLSonQuest Rainforest, Following Jesus, Vacation Bible School is coming to St. Joseph’s, Rosen, MN.June 7th to June 11th at 5-8 pm.All Students of the Spirit of Life Area Faith Community, and grandkids are invited to attend. PS-6th grade invited to come too.Contact info: Madonna...

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BABY BOTTLE FUNDRAISEROPTIONS FOR WOMENTPRO-LIFE/PRO-FAMILY RESOURCE CENTERHoly Rosary will be doing a Baby Bottle Fundraiser starting Sunday, June 6th to June 20th, 2021 for the Options for Women Pro-Live/Pro-Family Resource Center which is located in Morris.Here’s a little about the center: It se...

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St. Joseph’s Catholic ChurchRosen, Minnesota125th CelebrationJuly 3rd and 4th, 2021Live music throughout the afternoon and evening of both days.Concession & beer stand at the baseball field.The church, and school will be open each day for touring and visiting.50/50 drawings both days – must be prese...

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Sacred Relics Of The Saints:  Treasures Of The Church - St. John's -Ortonville, May 20th, 2021 at 6:30 pm
Sacred Relics Of The Saints: Treasures Of The ChurchSt. John’s Catholic Church, Ortonville, MN presents a teaching and exposition of Sacred Relics on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 6:30 pm. Exposition of the Sacred Relics will be in the Church Basement beginning at 7:30 pm.Father Carlos Martins of the C...

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NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYERMay 6th, 2021 at 10:00 amSt. John’s Catholic Church, Ortonville70th Year of National Day of Prayer is May 6th at 10:00 am at St. John’s Catholic Church, in Ortonville. There will be a speaker and music. Please plan to join in praying for our Nation.

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Exposition of Sacred Relics - April 29, 2021 - Holy Rosary - Graceville
Sacred Relics Of The Saints: Treasures Of The ChurchHoly Rosary Parish, Graceville, MN presents a teaching and exposition of Sacred Relics on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 6:30 pm. Father Carlos Martins of the Companions of the Cross will be here with an extraordinary Vatican collection of over 150...

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Holy Week ScheduleHoly Thursday5:30 pm St. Michael's, Madison7:00 pm Holy Rosary, Graceville7:30 pm St. John's, OrtonvilleGood Friday1:00 pm Holy Rosary, Graceville3:00 pm St. Joseph's, Rosen5:00 pm St. John's, Ortonville7:00 pm St. Michael's, MadisonHoly Saturday - Easter Vigil8:15 pm St. Michael's...

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Reflections for Women RetreatSt. John’s Catholic ChurchSunday, March 28th, 2021From 2:00-4:00 pm Dana Webskowski from Marshall, will be in Ortonville for an afternoon reflection for women. This gathering is just for women, ages 13 and up. Please attend this wonderful afternoon of prayer, love, and...

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Lenten Reconciliation Schedule

Posted on March 10, 2021 in: General News

Reconciliation schedule for Lent 2021March 13th, 2021 St. Michael’s Madison after 5:30 pm mass.March 14th,, 2021 Holy Rosary, Graceville after 8:00 am mass.St. John’s, Ortonville after 10:00 am MassMarch 21st, 2021 St. Joseph’s, Rosen after 10:00 am MassWe will also celebrate the sacrament with the ...

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Do you want to know more about Saint Joseph, his role in the lives of Jesus and the Blessed Virgin Mary and his role as the Patron of the Universal Church? Pope Frances has proclaimed a "Year of St. Joseph" from Dec 8, 2020 to Dec 8, 2021. It is the 150th anniversary of the declaration of St. Jose...

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Saint Michael’s Cemetery, Madison, Minnesota fund raiser Turkey dinner Sunday, March 28th10:30 – 1:00At the Pantry Café, downtown MadisonCurb side service for this take and go mealDelivery available by calling 320-598-3690$12.00 for the turkey dinner, including meat, potatoes & gravy, dressing, vege...

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ADULT EDUCATTION WORKSHOPEND OF LIFE PLANNING FROM A CATHOLIC PERSPECTIVEFebruary 26th, 2021, St. John’s Catholic Church Social Hall9:00 a.m.Please attend a compassionate and timely Adult Education workshop about End of Life Planning from a Catholic Perspective. Typical questions about end of life ...

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Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule

Posted on February 09, 2021 in: General News

Mass for Ash Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 will held at the following times and locations: St. Michael’s ~ Madison 8:00 am St. John’s ~ Ortonville 12:00 pm Holy Rosary ~ Graceville 4:00 pm St. Michael’s ~ Madison 5:30 pm Holy Rosary ~ Graceville 6:00 pm St. Joseph’s ~ Rosen 7:30 pm St. John...

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Join us during lent forSTATIONS of the CROSSSchedule for Stations of the Cross will be:St. Michael’s ~ Madison ~ Tuesdays at 6:00 pm before Mass and Saturdays at 5:00 pm before MassHoly Rosary ~ Graceville ~ Thursdays at 6:00 pm after Mass and Fridays at 7:00 pmSt. John’s ~ Ortonville ~ Sundays at 9...

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Food Distribution - December 22nd, 2020, 9am
There is a food distribution on December 22nd, at 9:00 am, sponsored by Catholic Charities of Minnesota at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Graceville. This distribution is available to anyone. You will receive a box of dairy product, meat and produce.

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Community Christmas DinnerFriday, December 25, 2020St. John’s Catholic Church, Ortonville, MNPick-up & Deliveries (within Ortonville & Big Stone only)From 11:00 am—1:00 pmHam, turkey, all the fixings and dessertAll meals will be take-outs or deliveries onlyMeal pickups will be on 5th StreetCall St. ...

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Socks of LOVE

Posted on December 10, 2020 in: General News

SOCKS of LOVESpreading love, one pair at a timeOur AFC Youth will be collecting Socks for the homeless. What a better way to SHOW Gods love than to help someone in need!WANTED*New Socks*Thermal Socks*Crew & tube socks only*Mens and Womens*Reinforced heels and toes Boxes are in the back of chu...

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Please join us for Advent Communal Reconciliation ServicesSt. Michael’s ~ MadisonSaturday, December 12th, before and after 5:30pm Mass Saturday, December 19th, before and after 5:30pm MassSt. John’s ~ OrtonvilleSunday, December 13th, after the 10:00am MassWednesday, December 16th, beginning at 6:30p...

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Immaculate ConceptionMass ScheduleMonday, December 7th†6:30 pm Mass Holy Rosary - Graceville†6:30 pm Mass St. Joseph - RosenTuesday, December 8th†6:30 pm Mass St. Michael - Madison†6:30 pm Mass St. John - Ortonville

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Christmas Eve:Thursday, December 24th ~3:00 pm, St. Michael’s, Madison4:00 pm, St. John’s, Ortonville6:00 pm, Holy Rosary, Graceville10:00 pm, St. John’s, Ortonville ~ Midnight Mass readingsChristmas Day:Friday, December 25th ~9:00 am, St. Joseph’s, Rosen9:00 am, St. Michael’s, Madison9:00 am, Holy ...

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Thanksgiving Mass Schedule

Posted on November 12, 2020 in: General News

ThanksgivingMass ScheduleWednesday, November 25th, 2020 †6:30 pm Mass St. John - Ortonville †6:30 pm Mass St. Michael - MadisonThursday, November 26th, 2020†8:00 am Mass St. Joseph - Rosen†8:00 am Mass Holy Rosary - Graceville Please join us in giving Thanks for all our blessings.

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Food Distribution - November 24th, 2020, 10am-12pm
There is a food distribution on October 28th, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, sponsored by Catholic Charities of Minnesota at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Graceville. This distribution is available to anyone. You will receive a box of dairy product, meat and produce.

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The local Food Shelves are looking for donations to help the needy in our area. The annual food collection will be done during the month of November. Donations of non-perishable foods, personal items, cleaning supplies and cash are needed. Cash donations are preferred this year. In Madison, Orto...

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Food Distribution - October 28th, 2020, 10am-12pm
There is a food distribution on October 28th, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, sponsored by Catholic Charities of Minnesota at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Graceville. This distribution is available to anyone. You will receive a box of dairy product, meat and produce.

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Each year we do an annual coat drive to help those less fortunate. If you have any winter coats, snow pants, boots, gloves, hats or any other winter accessory that you no longer need, please consider donating them to the church. We then sort the coats by gender and size for the distribution. We only...

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Public Square Rosary CrusadeAmerica is at a historic crossroad. God is more offended than ever as people ignore Our Lady’s maternal request to “stop offending God”. As a result America is suffering from a pandemic, rioting, looting, and murder, as well as moral and social collapse. It is urgent t...

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Public Square Rosary CrusadeAmerica is at a historic crossroad. God is more offended than ever as people ignore Our Lady’s maternal request to “stop offending God”. As a result America is suffering from a pandemic, rioting, looting, and murder, as well as moral and social collapse. It is urgent t...

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St. John's Fall Dinner and Raffle

Posted on September 09, 2020 in: General News

St. John’s Fall Festival Sunday, September 27th, 2020 Roast beef dinner and raffle. Serving take out only from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. Raffle drawing will be at 1:00 pm. Dinner will be roast beef, real mashed potatoes, vegetable, coleslaw and dessert for $10.00. Please pre-order your meal...

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St. Michael’s Fall Harvest FestivalGrilled Pork Chop Dinner will be Saturday, September 19th 2020. We will begin with Mass at 5:30 pm. Take out and home deliveries will start at 5:00 pm. The pork chop meal including dessert will be $10.00 There will be no children’s meal this year. Take ...

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THAT MAN IS YOU! is an interactive men’s program combining the best research from science with the teachings of the Catholic faith and the wisdom of the saints to develop the vision of man fully alive. By honestly addressing the pressures and temptations that men face in our modern culture, That Man...

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Holy Rosary CCW Calendar Raffle

Posted on August 19, 2020 in: General News

Holy Rosary calendar raffle tickets are being sold the month of August. Winners will be drawn for each day of September. Tickets are being handed out and sold after 8am mass on Sundays, or contact any of the following: Barb Montonye at 320-305-1485, Deb Walters at 320-305-0156 or Diane Kleindl a...

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St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Rosen, MN, will have their Annual Bazaar. It will start with an outdoor mass at 11:00 am followed by picnic style lunch of brats and hot dogs from 12:00 until 2:00 pm. Raffle drawing will be at 2:00 pm. Meal will be a free will offering.

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Monsignor Douglas L. Grams elected to serve as administrator of the Catholic Diocese of New Ulm NEW ULM – Monsignor Douglas L. Grams was elected by the diocesan College of Consultors to serve as the diocesan administrator of the Diocese of New Ulm, effective Aug. 10, 2020.  This follows t...

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Pope accepts resignation of Bishop John M. LeVoir of the Diocese of New UlmDiocese considered a vacant diocese until new appointment madeNEW ULM - The Most Rev. John M. LeVoir has resigned as bishop of the Diocese of New Ulm due to healthreasons. Pope Francis accepted his resignation effective Aug. ...

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Sunday, July 5th, 2020, Mass Continued

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Sunday, July 5th, 2020, Mass

Posted on July 06, 2020 in: General News

Sunday, July 5th, 2020, Mass

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Sunday, June 28th, 2020, Mass

Posted on June 29, 2020 in: General News

Sunday, June 28th, 2020, Mass

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Sunday, June 21st, 2020, Mass

Posted on June 22, 2020 in: General News

Sunday, June 21st, 2020, Mass

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CCUSA Pandemic Relief Grant

Posted on June 10, 2020 in: General News

Dear Parishioners,Catholic Charities USA has awarded a grant to the Diocese of New Ulm targeted to assist “those hardest hit by the 2020 pandemic.” Given the circumstances, the diocese will be prioritizing assistance to single parent families and two parent families where both wage earners are immed...

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Sunday, June 7th, 2020, Mass

Posted on June 08, 2020 in: General News

Sunday, June 7th, 2020, Mass

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Mass Schedule

Posted on June 07, 2020 in: General News

Here is the Mass and/or Word & Communion ScheduleSaturday - St. Michael's - Madison - 5:30 pmSunday - Holy Rosary - Graceville - 8:00 amSunday - St. Joseph's - Rosen - 10:00 amSunday - St. John's - Ortonville - 10:00 amMonday - St. John's - Ortonville - 8:00 am - Word & CommunionTuesday - St. Michae...

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Here is the Mass ScheduleSaturday - St. Michael's - Madison - 5:30 pmSaturday - St. Joseph's - Rosen - 7:00 pmSunday - Holy Rosary - Graceville - 8:00 amSunday - St. John's - Ortonville - 10:00 amTuesday - St. Michael's - Madison - 6:30 pmWednesday - St. Michael's - Madison - 8:00 amThursday - Holy ...

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Sunday, May 31, 2020, Mass

Posted on June 02, 2020 in: General News

Sunday, May 31, 2020 Mass

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Sunday, May 24, 2020, Mass

Posted on May 26, 2020 in: General News

Sunday, May 24, 2020, Mass

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When parishes resume public Masses, the faithful can expect several changes. The following is adapted from directives the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Office of Worship.• Watch for parish communication before Mass alerting you to any changes in schedule, place or procedures.• You might h...

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Minnesota Bishops’ Protocols for Beginning Some Public Masses during COVID-19 CrisisSubmitted by Bishop Andrew Cozzens, STDMay 1, 2020Recognizing the spiritual impact that this crisis is having on the people of Minnesota and the resulting psychological consequences, the Minnesota bishops believe tha...

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Sunday, May 17, 2020 Mass

Posted on May 17, 2020 in: General News

Sunday, May 17, 2020, Mass

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St. John’s Catholic Church and the Spirit of Life Area Faith Community will be live streaming mass on Sunday’s at 10:00 am. Check us out on Facebook @Ortonville.st.john.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020, Mass

Posted on May 12, 2020 in: General News

Tuesday, May 12, 2020, Mass

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Sunday, May 10, 2020, Mass

Posted on May 11, 2020 in: General News

Sunday, May 10, 2020, Mass

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Thursday, May 7, 2020, Mass

Posted on May 11, 2020 in: General News

Thursday, May 7, 2020, Mass

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020, Mass

Posted on May 06, 2020 in: General News

Tuesday, May 5, 2020, Mass

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Our dear friend, Tony Melendez, was asked to join many of the top Catholic and Christian singers and evangelists in this message of hope. Please take a moment and pray with these wonderful people! "Hope you all enjoy this beautiful peace of music. Tony was blessed to participate!" Jose Melendez

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May 3, 2020, Mass

Posted on May 03, 2020 in: General News

May 3, 2020, Fourth Sunday of Easter Mass

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Please see the attached communication from Bishop LeVoir regarding Governor Walz’s extension of the stay at home order.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020, Mass

Posted on April 30, 2020 in: General News

Thursday, April 30, 2020 Mass

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020, Mass

Posted on April 28, 2020 in: General News

Mass for April 28, 2020.

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April 26, 2020, Mass Part 2

Posted on April 26, 2020 in: General News

Here is part 2 to the Third Sunday of Easter, April 26, 2020 Mass

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April 26, 2020, Mass Part 1

Posted on April 26, 2020 in: General News

Here is Mass for the Third Sunday of Easter, April 26, 2020

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Thursday, April 23, 2020, Mass

Posted on April 23, 2020 in: General News

Here is Thursday, April 23, 2020, Mass

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Eucharistic Blessing

Posted on April 23, 2020 in: General News

Beginning April 26th, we will offer weekly Eucharistic blessings for our AFC.You are invited to drive to the church but remain in your car. The priest will lead you in prayer, an examination of conscience, prayers of petition, the Lord's prayer, bless you with the Eucharist in a Monstrance, offer a ...

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Here is the mass for April 19, 2020

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Thursday, April 16, 2020, Mass

Posted on April 16, 2020 in: General News

Here is the mass from Thursday, April 16, 2020

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Chaplet of Divine Mercy

Posted on April 14, 2020 in: General News

Join us on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 3:00 pm for the Chaplet of Divine Mercy.HOW TO PRAY THE CHAPLET OF DIVINE MERCYOptional Opening Prayers: You expired, Jesus, but the source of life gushed forth for souls and the ocean of mercy opened up for the whole world. O Fount of Life, unfathomable Divine...

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Praying the Rosary

Posted on April 12, 2020 in: General News

Here is a recording of the Rosary with Dan & Michelle Moberg.Please join us every day at 3 pm and 7 pm as we pray a Rosary for a cure for the virus, and pray for all those helping others who are ill. Together in prayer, with our Blessed Lady, to her Son Jesus, we pray!!! We also have the rosary on o...

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Easter Sunday Mass, April 12, 2020

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Here are some Easter coloring and dot to dot from the Catholic United Financial. Enjoy. Wishing you a Happy Blessed Easter.Father Brian

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Good Friday Service, April 10, 2020

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Here is the Mass for Holy Thursday.

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Statement by Bishop John M. LeVoir regarding extension of suspension of all public MassesNEW ULM (APRIL 8) - In consideration of today’s extended “Stay at Home” order issued by Governor Walz, I have extended the suspension of all public Masses in the diocese of New Ulm to Monday, May 4, as an effort...

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April 7, 2020 Mass

Posted on April 07, 2020 in: General News

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, Mass

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Here is Palm Sunday Mass

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April 2, 2020 Mass

Posted on April 02, 2020 in: General News

Here is Thursday, April 2, 2020 Mass

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Link to Facebook page

Posted on April 02, 2020 in: General News

Link to Facebook page
Here is a link to our Spirit of Life Facebook page.

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Act of Spiritual Communion

Posted on April 02, 2020 in: General News

It has long been a Catholic understanding that when circumstances prevent one from receiving Holy Communion, it is possible to make an Act of Spiritual Communion, which is a source of grace. Spiritual Communion is an ardent desire to receive Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament and lovingly embrace him...

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March 31, 2020 Mass

Posted on March 31, 2020 in: General News

Here is Tuesday, March 31, 2020, mass

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March 29, 2020 Mass

Posted on March 29, 2020 in: General News

Here is Sunday, March 29, 2020, mass

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March 22, 2020, Mass

Posted on March 28, 2020 in: General News

Sunday, March 22, 2020, Mass

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St. John’s Catholic Church and the Spirit of Life Area Faith Community will be live streaming mass on Sunday’s, Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at noon. Check us out on Facebook @Ortonville.st.john.Our live streaming of mass for Holy Week will be at noon on,April 5th, Palm SundayApril 9th, Holy ThursdayApr...

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On March 18, I publicly announced the immediate suspension of all public weekday and weekend Masses in theDiocese of New Ulm until at least March 31, 2020.After prayer, reflection, and consultation, and in consideration of the most recent guidelines issued by local, state,and federal health authorit...

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Can't go to confession during coronavirus? Consider an 'act of perfect contrition'Imagine that Michael, a practicing Catholic, committed a mortal sin yesterday.Normally, Michael would go to confession. But because of the coronavirus pandemic, he can’t. It simply isn’t available. What can Michael do...

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Weekend Communion in our AFC

Posted on March 20, 2020 in: General News

March 20, 2020Dear Parishioners and Friends of Spirit of Life AFC,In this time of fear, illness, and isolation we want to offer you the opportunity to receive the Body of Christ. May Christ strengthen us for the future, and comfort us in the present. As we pray as an AFC, we invite you to please tak...

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Statement from Bishop John M. LeVoir Regarding Suspension of all Public MassesI am concerned that all people be safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.Consequently, due to the public health recommendations from President Trump’s newly issued guideline that over the next 15 days, Americans should not gath...

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March 13, 2020Statement from Bishop John M. LeVoir regarding COVID-19 and Mass obligationNEW ULM (March 13, 2020) - The Church teaches that "On Sundays and other holy days of obligation the faithful are bound to participate in the Mass" (CCC, no. 2192). However, if one is sick, physically unable to ...

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Please join us on Sunday February 23rd from 9:00 am until noon for February Fellowship!! Pancake breakfast will be served. We will also have bingo, cupcake walk, beanbags and inflatable playhouse for the kids. There is a sign up sheet in the back of church for volunteers, cupcakes and bean bag bo...

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Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule

Posted on February 05, 2020 in: General News

Our mass times for Ash Wednesday are 5:30pm in Madison6:30pm in Ortonville 6:30pm in Graceville 7:00pm in Rosen

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CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!THAT MAN IS YOU! is an interactive men’s program combining the best research from science with the teachings of the Catholic faith and the wisdom of the saints to develop the vision of man fully alive. By honestly addressing the pressures and temptations that men face ...

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Baptism Classes: The Baptism of our children is a very important sacrament We are asking that each parent and Godparent attend a baptism class to prepare themselves for the sacrament. Upcoming class is December 19th, 2019, at 7:00 pm, in Ortonville. Please call and register at least 48 hours bef...

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St. John’s Catholic Church Holiday EventSunday, December 8, 201910:00 am—Mass with Children’s Christmas Program.11:00 am—An old-fashioned turkey dinner, Free will offering(Proceeds will benefit the new speaker system with capability for hearing impaired.)11:45 am—Live Auction (at least 19 items up f...

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Anger!What are you mad at;someone who died, a friend, someone who is sick, your finances, the economy, politics, the weather, your kids, life, your ex, addiction, neighbors, past hurts, abuse, yourself, your job, LIFE…Anger is part of life, grieving, and healing!How we deal with it, is what matters....

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Chili feedFree will donation meal with proceeds being given to theOrtonville Fire DepartmentWednesday, December 4th5:00 pm – 6:15 pmSaint John’s Church, OrtonvillePlease join us for chili, cheese, breads, salads, desserts, and beverages.

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Please join us for the great sacrament of Reconciliation this AdventWednesday, December 18th at 4:00 pm in MadisonWednesday, December 18th at 7:00 pm in GracevilleSunday, December 22nd, after Mass in Rosen

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2019 Christmas masses in our Area Faith CommunityChristmas Eve-4:00 pm in Holy Rosary - Graceville6:00 pm in St. John's - Ortonville8:00 pm in St. Michael's - Madison (Midnight mass prayers and readings)Christmas Day-9:00 am in Rosen9:45 am Graceville nursing home*Every other year, Graceville and Ma...

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All are Welcome to a Harvest Meal on Sunday, November 24th, at Rosen School from 11am-1pm. Serving creamed turkey, mashed potatoes, hot vegetable and homemade desserts. Free will offering meal is sponsored by St. Monica/St. Anthony Catholic United Financial and St. Joseph’s Knights of Columbus.

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Socks of LOVE

Posted on November 14, 2019 in: General News

SOCKS of LOVESpreading love, one pair at a timeOur AFC Youth will be collecting Socks for the homeless. What a better way to SHOW Gods love than to help someone in need!WANTED*New Socks*Thermal Socks*Crew & tube socks only*Mens and Womens*Reinforced heels and toesBoxes will be in the back of AFC Chu...

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Our Area Faith Community is having Remembrance (Grief) meals for people who have lost a loved one in the last two years. Invitations have been sent out. If you did not receive an invitation but would like to attend please call Joy at 320-305-3364 by November 20th. Meals are scheduled as follows: aft...

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The local Food Shelves are looking for donations to help the needy in our area. The annual food collection will be done during the month of November. Donations of non-perishable foods, personal items, cleaning supplies and cash are needed. In Madison, Ortonville and Rosen there is a tote to leave yo...

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“Acquire the Fire”Confirmation RetreatJoe Roueche will be presenting “Acquire the Fire” on Wednesday, November 6th at 6:30pm.St. John’s Catholic ChurchEveryone is WelcomeJoe Roueche has been igniting the Catholic faith in young people, catechists, parents and teachers with his inspiring and dynamic ...

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Join us To honor all our VeteransNovember 10, 10:00 am Mass at St. Joseph’sIntentions for all our VeteransBrunch to follow at the Rosen SchoolJamie Karels will be our Guest SpeakerDoor prize will be for a telescoping flag poleCatholic United Financial Area Financial Representative Brian Zitzman 1-70...

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Each year we do an annual coat drive to help those less fortunate. If you have any winter coats, snow pants, boots, gloves, hats or any other winter accessory that you no longer need, please consider donating them to the church. We then sort the coats by gender and size for the distribution. We o...

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Our NET Retreat is scheduled for October 30th, 4-8pm, at Holy Rosary in Graceville. This will be for grades 6-9.What is NET Ministries?NET (National Evangelization Teams) Ministries is a Catholic retreat ministry whose mission is to “Challenge young Catholics to love Christ and embrace the life of t...

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You are invited to join in a Public Square Rosary Rally on Saturday, October 12th, at 12:00 noon at the Madison, MN Courthouse lawn. This Public Square Rosary, sponsored by America Needs Fatima, will be one of over 20,000 rallies that will take place all across the United States on that day. Pleas...

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Religious Education

Posted on September 25, 2019 in: General News

Reminder that Religious Education Starts on October 2nd.Holy Rosary - Grades 1-6 3:40 to 5:00 pmGrades 7-9 6:30 pm to 7:30 pmSt. Michael's - Grades PreK-5 3:15 to 4:30 pmGrades 6-9 6:30 to 7:30 pmSt. John's - St. Joseph at St. John's Grades 1-9 6:30 to 7:30 pmRE Staff - Joy Dolan, Wanda Schmitt and ...

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Deanery 2 CCW Fall Gathering, will be held Monday, September 23rd, 2019, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Graceville. Registration starts at 5:00 pm with Mass at 5:30 pm. Supper to follow and speaker, Denise Hirl from St. Paul Street Evangelization will present “10 Great Ways to Share Your Faith” a...

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MN State Fair Trip

Posted on August 01, 2019 in: General News

Minnesota State Fair Trip is Thursday, August 22nd. We will be taking a charter bus to the fair to see the sights and hear the sounds. The cost of the bus is $10.00 for AFC parishioners and $20.00 for non parishioners. Pick up locations will be in Ortonville at 7:00 am and in Madison at 7:45 am. We ...

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St. Patrick’s Celebration!Saturday, March 16th Saint Michael’s Catholic Church in Madison5:00 ~ 6:30 pmJoin us for a traditional Irish meal of “Bangers and Mash”This “free will donation” lunch includes; sausage, real mashed potatoes, traditional Irish soda bread, pistachio pudding salad, peas, (saue...

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Baptism Classes

Posted on February 01, 2019 in: General News

Baptism Classes will be held at St. John's in Ortonville at 7 p.m. on August 15th.Requirements for Baptism are listed on the file below.Thank You

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Advent Mission

Posted on December 07, 2018 in: General News

Our Advent Mission speaker will be Father Matthew Hincks on the weekend of December 8th & 9th. He will speak about Angels. Fr. Matthew will be in Madison on December 8th with Mass at 5:00pm, meal at 6:00pm, and his presentation about "Twelve Steps to Friendship with Your Guardian Angel&q...

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Immaculate Conception Mass Schedule

Posted on December 07, 2018 in: General News

Please join us for the Holy Day of Obligation for the Immacualte Conception. The Mass schedule is as follows: Friday, December 7th     5:30pm Holy Rosary - Graceville Saturday, December 8th    8am St. Joseph - Rosen Saturday, December 8th    8am St. John -...

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Reconciliation Schedule

Posted on December 07, 2018 in: General News

Please join us for the great sacrament of Reconciliation this Advent. The schedule for Reconciliation is listed below: Sunday, December 23rd after the 8:00am Mass in Rosen (Form 2)

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45th Anniversary Brunch

Posted on May 17, 2018 in: General News

Please join us for brunch after the 8am mass at Holy Rosary in Graceville on Sunday, June 3rd in honor of Father David's 45th anniversary of ordination. Everyone is welcome to join us in celebrating this milestone with Father David. 

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Happy 25th Anniversary!

Posted on May 17, 2018 in: General News

With praise and thanksgiving to God, we celebrate 25 years of priestly ministry of Father Brian W. Oestreich. Please join the Spirit of Life Catholic Area Faith Community on Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at St. John's Catholic Church, 421 Madison Avenue,  Ortonville, MN. Mass at...

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Confirmation Candidates

Posted on April 19, 2018 in: General News

Congratulations to the following youth who are receiving the Sacrament of Confimation on Saturday, April 21st at 5pm at St. Joseph's Parish in Rosen, MN. Anthony Abramowski, Grace Adelman, Sam Adelman, Kevin Fischer, Dain Haas, Lindsey Hartman, Steven Hills, Tylaina Issendorf, Jordan Jahn, Br...

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The Most Reverend Bishop John LeVoir has made the following appointments effective at 12:00 noon on June 26, 2018 at the recommendation of the Priest Personnel Board.  Fr. Tony Hesse appointed Pastor of the Churches of St. Catherine in Redwood Falls and St. John in Morton in addition to his curr...

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Graduation Mass

Posted on April 19, 2018 in: General News

We will recognize our graduates the weekend of May 19th & 20th in each of our parishes. Please pray for the following graduates: Julieanne Backer, Abbey Dale, Jacob Gillespie, Margo Gilsdorf, Zoee Iverson, Austin Kipp, Marlie Maanum, Samantha Erickson, Benjamin Eustice, Kaitlyn Kartman, Molly Ha...

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Minnesota Twins Game

Posted on April 19, 2018 in: General News

We have filled the bus to the Twins game on June 10th. More information will come out with details about the trip next week.  Our Area Faith Community is taking a charted bus to see the MN Twins play against the LA Angels at Target Field on Sunday, June 10th. This is also Faith Day at Target...

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Holy Week Schedule

Posted on March 01, 2018 in: General News

Palm Sunday March 25th Saturday night ~ 5pm Graceville,   7pm Rosen Sunday ~ 10am Ortonville and Madison. No 8am mass due to meals being served after mass Holy Thursday 7pm mass in Graceville, Madison, and Ortonville Good Friday 1pm ~ Graceville 3pm ~ Rosen 5pm ~ Or...

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Tony Melendez - Lenten Retreat

Posted on February 14, 2018 in: General News

National Catholic speaker Tony Melendez will be in the AFC this weekend. Tony was commissioned by Pope Saint John Paul II, and the other Popes to preach the Word of God. We are needing volulnteers to help at each gathering to greet people, usher, help with the collection, packing & unpacking ...

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Stations of the Cross Schedule

Posted on February 08, 2018 in: General News

Here is the schedule for Stations on the Cross beginning the week of February 19th: Beardsley ~ Thursday at 6:30 pm Graceville ~ Wednesday at 7:00 pm Madison ~ Tuesday at 6:00 pm Ortonville ~ Wednesday at 7:00 pm Rosen ~ Thursday at 7:00 pm Thank You

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Marriage Works in Christ

Posted on February 08, 2018 in: General News

The Diocese of New Ulm has permission to cablecast the series "Marriage Works in Christ" on the local public access TV station in Ortonville and Madison. The Schedule for Ortonville on public access channel 3 is as follows: Sunday's at 6:30pm beginning on February 18th through Su...

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2017 Contribution Statements

Posted on January 25, 2018 in: General News

The Contribution Statements for 2017 are in the back of church. Please pick yours up today and help the church save money on postage by not mailing them out. Thank You

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Christmas Mass Schedule

Posted on December 07, 2017 in: General News

Here is the schedule for Christmas Mass in our Area Faith Community. Sunday, December 24th 4:00 pm        St. Michael's ~ Madison 4:00 pm        Holy Rosary ~ Graceville 6:00 pm        St. John's ~ Ortonville   ...

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Inclement Weather Information

Posted on November 30, 2017 in: General News

This is just a reminder that if school is cancelled or has a late start in your school district, there will be NO mass in your town that day. Also, if school is let out early due to weather, there will be no Religious Education Class that evening. Please be sure to listen to the following stat...

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Advent Mission

Posted on November 22, 2017 in: General News

Brent Heiser will be here next weekend to begin our AFC Advent Mission. Please join us for the various events and the inspiration talks Brent will share with us.  Lunch breaks will be served from 11:45 - 12:15. At 12:20 Brent will offer us 25 minutes of insight into spirituality, faith, and ...

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Advent Reconciliation Schedule

Posted on November 22, 2017 in: General News

Our Sacrament of Reconciliation schedule for Advent will be:  Saturday, Dec. 16th after the 7:00 pm mass in Ortonville (Form 2) Sunday, Dec. 17th after the 10:00 am mass in Graceville (Form 2) Wednesday, Dec. 20th at 4:00 pm in Graceville Wednesday, Dec. 20th at 7:00 pm in Gracevill...

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NCYC Participants 2017

Posted on November 16, 2017 in: General News

            We are asking for prayers of safety and a faith filled experience for all of our youth and adult chaperones that are taking part in the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana this weekend.

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Mass Intentions

Posted on November 16, 2017 in: General News

Mass intentions refer to the particular purpose for which a specific Mass is offered. This may be to honor God or thank God. Technically a Mass intention means that the sacrifice is offered for some person(s) living or dead. A priest may offer the Mass for several intentions. Mass stipends are a way...

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Food Shelf Donations

Posted on November 09, 2017 in: General News

Our local Food Shelf is looking for donations to help the needy in our area. In each of our parishes there is a tote to leave your donations for the food shelf.  The Madison Food Shelf has an opportunity to get a grant through Thrivent Financial if they can get 500 food items by Friday, Nove...

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Novena Prayer for Priests

Posted on October 26, 2017 in: General News

Sunday, October 29th, 2017, has been designated as "Priesthood Sunday," a day for Catholics to honor the contribution of their parish priests. Catholics all over America are called to celebrate the gifts of priesthood in service to our parish communities. This event gives us an opportunity...

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Religion Class Schedule

Posted on September 29, 2017 in: General News

Spirit of Life AFC Religious Education Schedule  2017 - 2018                                                                  &nbs...

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Virtus Training

Posted on September 22, 2017 in: General News

There will be a Live Virtus Training session held on Thursday, September 28th at Noon in the basement of St. John's Church in Ortonville. This will be for any parents, substitute teachers, or volunteers this year. If you are chaperoning any trip with students you need to make sure you have gone ...

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Coat Drive

Posted on September 22, 2017 in: General News

Each year we do an annual coat drive to help those less fortunate. If you have any winter coats, snow pants, boots, gloves, hats or any other winter accessory that you no longer need, please consider donating them to the church. These items can de dropped off in any of the church offices. Please con...

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Mystery Dinner Theater

Posted on September 15, 2017 in: General News

The St. Lawrence Catholic School in Milbank, SD is sponsoring A Mystery Dinner Theather at the Speedway Event Center in Milbank on Friday, October 6th and Saturday, October 7th. Doors open at 6pm and the show starts at 7pm. The year is 1948. The atmosphere is thrilling and sensational. Penelope P...

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MCCL Pro-Life Gatherings

Posted on September 15, 2017 in: General News

MCCL Pro-Life Gathering will be held in Ortonville on Wednesday, September 20th at 7pm. The meeting will be held at the Ortonville Community Center. Come and discover the threats faced by th elderly, persons with disibilities, unborn children, their mothers, and other vulnerable adults. Find out wha...

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Council of Catholic Women

Posted on September 15, 2017 in: General News

Region 4 CCW will be having their annual meeting at St. Isidore the Farmer Area Faith Community on Tuesday, October 3rd at the Sacred Heart Church in Murdock.  Registration begins at 5:30pm, Holy Mass at 6pm and dinner served at 7:00pm. Deacon Mike McKeown will be sharing insights from th...

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RCIA

Posted on September 08, 2017 in: General News

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), is a process developed by the Catholic Church for prospective converts to Catholicism who are above the age of infant baptism. RCIA is also for those who were not confirmed as teenagers, or those who grew up in another religion and now want to be Ca...

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Harvest Mass - Madison

Posted on September 08, 2017 in: General News

Please join us for the harvest mass to be held at Ed & Sue Vonderharr's farm at 1946 Hwy 75 in Madison on Tuesday, September 12th. Mass will be held at 5:30pm followed by a potluck meal. Please bring a chair and something to share for the meal. Everyone is welcome to this celebration as w...

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Where is God

Posted on August 25, 2017 in: General News

This is a video made by high school students who don't say a word... From a Catholic High School (Archdiocese of Hartford, CT) in response to a Senator's remark about "Where is God in all the tragedy in the world?" Please click on this lilnk below to be taken to the video. ht...

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St. Joseph's Annual Bazaar

Posted on August 25, 2017 in: General News

Please join us on Sunday, August 27th for the annual Fall Bazaar. A Pork Dinner will be served from 11am to 1:30pm. Price for adults is $10, students ages 6-12 are $5 and children under 5 are free. There will be bingo, cake walk, outside games, concessions and the raffle drawing. All are welcome to ...

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Religious Education

Posted on August 04, 2017 in: General News

Religious Education classes will be starting in September. Registration will be the weekend of August 12th & 13th to register your child for class. Please contact the office if you are not able to register this weekend. Thank You 

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Permission Form

Posted on July 20, 2017 in: General News

The permission form that needs to be filled out for any youth attending youth group on Tuesday, July 25th can be found under the Quick Links tab on the Home Page of the website. You can also click on the link below and it will also pull up the permission form. Thank You /Portals/sthubertafcclu...

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NCYC Fundraiser

Posted on July 14, 2017 in: General News

Come and celebrate with us on Wednesday, July 19th at Holy Rosary in Graceville! We will be hosting a free will donation meal of warm turkey sandwiches, salads, desserts, etc. to help raise money for the parish youth going to NCYC this November. Serving will beging at 5:30pm. Everyone is welcome to ...

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Valley Fair

Posted on July 14, 2017 in: General News

We are taking a charted bus to Valley Fair on Friday, August 4th. This is open to anyone in the Area Faith Community and their guest. Cost is $40 per person and includes your ticket to Valley Fair, and the waterpark along with a meal vouchure that can be used at specific locations within the park. P...

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Bella Radermacher Benefit

Posted on June 16, 2017 in: General News

Bella Radermacher is the 4 year old daughter of Travis & Tabitha Radermacher who was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 Liver Cancer. There will be a benefit and silent auction held for Bella on Satuday, July 1st at Sioux Historic in Ortonville. Serving will start at 4:30pm. If you would like to do...

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Parish Festivals

Posted on June 16, 2017 in: General News

We are starting to organize the parish festivals in Madison, Ortonville and Rosen. If you would like to donate towards the raffle please contact one of the church offices. Thank You

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The Watertown Banquet

Posted on May 26, 2017 in: General News

Our Area Faith Community will once again be serving a meal at the Banquet in Watertown, SD on Monday, June 19th. We will plan a meal to serve approximately 175 people who are homeless or less fortunate to have a hot meal. We are looking fo rsome volunteers to help prepare and serve this meal. Please...

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Vacation Bible School

Posted on May 26, 2017 in: General News

Vacation Bible School will be held in Madison June 27-29 from 4:00 - 7:30 pm.  We are looking for people to help with VBS. If you would like to help please call the Madison office at 320-598-3690. There are sign up sheets in the back of church to sign your child up for VBS. Thank you

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Baptisms for 2017

Posted on May 26, 2017 in: General News

Let us welcome all the children into our Catholic Faith as they get baptized throughout the year. Weston James Streich  parents  Ryan & Melissa Streich Tanner Luther Martin  parents Gary Luther & Monica Swenson Grant Randall Reszel  parents Randall & Kristine...

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Anniversary of Ordination

Posted on May 26, 2017 in: General News

Let us congratulate the area priests on the anniversary of their ordination. Father David Breu will celebrate 44 years of priesthood on May 27th. Father Brian Oestreich will celebrate 24 years of priesthood on May 29th. Father Jack Nordick will celebrate 27 years of priesthood on June 16th....

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Please join us at The Abbey of The Hills for the 3rd annual Joyful Noise Concert. Concert will be held on Saturday, May 27th from Noon to 5 pm.

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100 Anniversary of Fatima

Posted on May 12, 2017 in: General News

Please join us at 12 noon around the Fatima statue at St. John's in Ortonville. We will be praying the rosary in honor of the 100 year anniversary of Fatima.

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Rosary

Posted on May 12, 2017 in: General News

Please join us on Saturday, May 13th in Madison on the courthouse lawn as we pray for our country. We will begin at 12 noon. If you are not able to join us, please pray where ever you are at. This is sponsored by members of St. Michael's Church, Madison, MN

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First Communion

Posted on May 05, 2017 in: General News

First Communion will take place this weekend in Madison and Ortonville. Let us pray for the following students: Riley Bormann, Norah Hartman, Jonas Henrich, Brooklyn Olson, Iscies Rodriguez, Samuel Shelstad, Reginae Tandoh, Avery Wiese and Karcyn Wittnebel.

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Graduation Mass

Posted on May 05, 2017 in: General News

Graduation Mass will be held the weekend of May 13 & 14 in each of the churches. Let us pray and off congratulations for our 2017 graduates: Allison Adelman, Jake Anderson, Paige Fredrichsen, Colin Hartman, Karissa Jahn, Preston McMahon, Caryssa Mielitz, Chase Olson, Christopher Parker, Deric...

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NCYC Fundraiser

Posted on May 05, 2017 in: General News

Please join us for an egg bake brunch after the 10am Mass in Rosen on Sunday, May 7th. The students will be serving egg bake, muffins, rolls and fruit. This is a free will donation. All are welcome! Raffle tickets will still be available to purchase prior to the drawing on Sunday.

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NCYC Informational Meeting

Posted on April 28, 2017 in: General News

There will be an informational meeting for all youth who will be attending NCYC this November on Wednesday, May 3rd. The meeting will be held at the Rosen School starting at 7pm. One parent is asked to be present for this meeting. Thank You

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A Note From Fr. Brian

Posted on April 21, 2017 in: General News

Alleluia, sing to Jesus! My thanks to everyone who helped with all the masses and events last weekend! What a tremendous celebrations of faith and Easter we had! Thank you all so very much! Please join us this Sunday, the 23rd at St. John's in Ortonville for the Chaplet of the Divine Mer...

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New Members

Posted on April 10, 2017 in: General News

Layne Arndt, Amber Bakeberg, Will Bakeberg, Jaycee Douglas, Mike LaMee, Clyde McCartney, Christopher Parker, Susie Perez, Jacob Redepenning, Patrick Soreneson

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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. ...

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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 Cen...

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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 The...

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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. Ear...

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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 d...

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