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Weekday Masses, October 27-30, 2020 at St. Stephen and St. Theresa are cancelled.
Adult Faith Formation Class, An Introduction to the Fathers, begins Wednesday, October 14. Attend either the 10 a.m. or 6 p.m. class. This 12 session course, with DVDs, textbook and workbook is taught by Deacon Frank Kopasz, with periodic instruction by Fr. Kowalkowski. $35 fee is due at first class, and includes all printed materials.
Trunk or Treat, Saturday, 10/31/2020, 5:30-7:30. Bring candy to pass out from your cars. If you cannot be there, please consider donating candy for Fr. Kowalkowski to hand out. Drop it off at the office or by the bulletin board in Church.
40 Hours for the USA, 4:00 pm Monday, November 2, 2020-Wednesday, November 4, 8:00 a.m. Fr. Kowalkowski will host 40 hours of Eucharistic Exposition for the election and for peace in our country. Please sign up! We need at least 2 people per time slot.
First Saturday Mass is November 7, 2020, following the 8:30 a.m. Rosary at St. Joseph Chapel.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Missionary Image will visit St. Stephen, Friday, December 17, 2020-Sunday, January 3, 2021. See this website for more information about her! https://www.jkmi.com/what-s-so-special-about-the-missionary-image
Mass Schedule Change, Effective Wednesday, September 9, 2020: St. Stephen will no longer have a 6:30 p.m. Mass on Wednesdays. St. Theresa will have a 9:00 a.m. Mass on Wednesdays. St. Theresa will no longer have a weekday Mass on Friday.
CSA for 2020-2021 Update: We are at just over 86% of our pledge obligation. Please give generously. Your support of the Diocese of Gaylord Catholic Services Appeal provides necessary services much more economically than each parish could afford, along with important programs, and support of our Priests and Seminarians. Thank you for providing needed funds in support of your Roman Catholic Church!
The bulletin may be viewed online at discovermass.com or MyParish App, or you may pick one up by the double doors to the church.
Items to be put in the bulletin need to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or given to Jeanne Johnson, Secretary/Business Manager at St. Stephen, or Sandie Baumann, Business Manager at St. Ann. They will share duties to continue to keep you up to date. Please submit all bulletin items 9 days prior to the date of bulletin you wish it to be in.
Al-Anon Meetings, Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in the St. Stephen offices. Park in the parking lot. Enter at the farthest right door of the building. If your home is unhappy because someone drinks too much, Al-Anon can help you.
Travelers: Check the website http://www.catholicmasstime.org/ to find a Catholic Church near your destination.