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Join Holy Spirit Academy for Mass with Bishop Williams on Wednesday, February 1st at 9:30am at the Church of St. Henry, in celebration of Catholic Schools Week.  Refreshments and hospitality to follow in the social hall, hosted by St. Henry’s CCW and Holy Spirit Academy, a 9th -12th Catholic High School located on St. Henry’s campus. 1001 E. 7th Street, Monticello, MN 55362.

Grab a friend, and join us to learn about designing and decorating the domestic church. Learn what it takes to be a hospitable hostess, and discover how to transform your home into a Sanctuary from a Professional Interior Designer who will give practical tips and tricks you can implement yourself! Complimentary wine and cheese will be served. First 100 to register attend free! Sponsored by the women of St. Joseph Business Guild at the Church of St. Mark, 2001 Dayton Ave, St. Paul


“IC Music Presents: The Roaring Twenties” dinner and variety show – Saturday, February 18 – Immaculate Conception Church, 4030 Jackson St NE, Columbia Heights: Join us for fine cuisine, beverages, and hit songs from the Roaring Twenties.  Doors open – 6:00 | Dinner – 6:30 | Show – 7:45. Reserved seat tickets are required ($40.00 – cash or check only) and are on sale in the IC parish office during the week.  (Buy a table of 8 in one transaction you’ll get 1 seat free.) For information call 763-788-9062 or visit          

2023 WINE: Catholic Women’s Conference
“A Spiritual Spa: Come to the Living Waters”
Saturday, February 18
(Friday evening option on February 17)

Ladies, you are invited to the 8th annual WINE: Catholic Women’s Conference at St. Bartholomew in Wayzata, “A Spiritual Spa: Come to the Living Waters,” on Saturday, February 18.

Beginning at 8:00 a.m. with Mass celebrated by Archbishop Hebda, the conference includes inspirational talks, faith-filled entertainment, opportunities for confession, adoration, shopping, and prayer with a prayer team, along with tons of laughter, a fabulous lunch, more shopping, CHOCOLATE, and a fun raffle.

An optional fantastic evening, “Gathering in the Vineyard,” on Friday, February 17, will bring together women passionate about living out the New Evangelization. (Space is limited.)

Invite a friend or three and register today at The parish with the most attendees wins a Women, WINE & Wisdom event. Early Bird pricing ends Feb. 1, 2023. Special pricing for religious, consecrated women and students. For more information, visit

Encounter the Holy Spirit Retreat

Holy Spirit Academy invites you to enrich your Lenten Season by growing in the fruit of Spirit, Courage. Saturday, February 25th at the Church of St. Henry in Monticello, from 8am-12pm, the retreat begins with mass and includes inspiring talks, prayer, music and adoration. Fr. Joseph Kuharski, Formator and Spiritual Director at the St. John Vianney College Seminary in St. Paul, MN and Jason Adkins from the MN Catholic Conference will explore with us “Courage in today’s society and how to grow in it” and “Empowering Catholics to go out and live courageously.” Retreat based on the book, “True Devotion to the Holy Spirit,” by Archbishop Martinez. Books available for sale. Confessions starting at 8am. The cost is $20, light breakfast included. Youth are welcome! Family rates available. Register today,

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Saint Andrew Catholic Church
566 4th Street NW
Elk River, MN 55330
March 11
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sign up online at: or call Cyndy McGrath at 612-791-6673. If no answer, please leave a message and she will get back to you. You can also fill out this form and drop it in the collection, at the parish office, or mail to address above with your payment. Cost: $35. Registration deadline is March 2.

Sharing & Caring Hands/Mary’s Place is located in Minneapolis and is a compassionate response to the needs of the poor. They provide an array of services to the homeless and poor and stand as a beacon of hope to those that are alone, afraid, and in need. They are hiring for multiple job positions as well as need volunteers.

For job descriptions/how to apply, please email

To learn more about volunteering as a tutor to the children living at Mary’s Place (must be age 16+), please email

To learn more about volunteering in the dental or medical clinic (must be a dentist, doctor, or nurse), please email

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