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Weekday Masses and Confession on Thursday, 11/12 and Friday 11/13 are cancelled. Exposition of the blessed sacrament will take place at 10:00 a.m. both days.
Weekend Masses and Confession at St. Stephen and St. Theresa on Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15, 2020 are cancelled.
Mary’s Mantle Consecration: Please join along in prayer as we consecrate our parish family to the Mantle of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The Consecration will begin on Nov. 17th and conclude on Jan. 1st. If you would like to follow along and consecrate your own self and families to Our Lady of Guadalupe, please purchase the book on Amazon, Target, Walmart, or at Queen of Peace Media. The reflections for each day of preparation will be read before daily and weekend Masses at St. Stephen.
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. $25 fee is due at first class, and includes all printed materials.
HOOP (Helping Our Own People) Donations of unwrapped toys and monetary gifts, may be dropped off by the tree near the St. Stephen entrance.
St. Stephen Council of Catholic Women Food Drive, November 7-15. Help fill the pantry at Cooperative Ministries.
First Saturday Mass December 5, 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. We will plan to have our Church open from 9-9 each day, so you can stop in and see her, and enjoy silent prayer time, around our Mass and Adoration schedule 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!
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