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Archdiocesan Synod – Upcoming Prayer and Listening Events
What’s working and what’s not in the Archdiocese? Archbishop Hebda wants to hear from you! Please prayerfully consider attending an upcoming Prayer and Listening Event, as part of the Pre-Synod Process and make your voice heard. Your input will help guide the Archdiocese over the next 5-10 years. There are 20 Prayer and Listening Events. The next three are:
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 6-9 p.m. at All Saints (Lakeville)
Sunday, Nov. 17, 1-4 p.m. at St. Anne-St. Joseph Hein (Minneapolis) – Bilingual Vietnamese/English
Learn more about the Synod and see a full listing of Prayer and Listening Events at

Holy Spirit Academy Harvest Banquet- Please Join Us!
Holy Spirit Academy invites you to our 7th Annual Harvest Banquet on Friday, November 15, 2019, at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest.  Enjoy an evening of fellowship, music, good food, and great speakers!  Father John Klockeman, a locally and nationally known priest, is our keynote speaker.  Early bird ticket price is $70/person through November 1st. Tickets can be purchased online at or by contacting the school at #763-220-2402

The Apocalypse and Kingship of Christ-A Bible Study with Father John Echert
Wednesdays, Nov. 13 – Dec. 11 (No class November 27), 7–8:30 p.m., Cathedral of Saint Paul (Hayden Hall, Lower Level)
This four-week series is particularly timely as it coincides with the end of the liturgical year, which closes with the Feast of Christ the King, as well as the start of Advent, which focuses upon the Apocalypse and return of Christ. The cost is $20 per person and includes lecture, materials, large group Q&A and a snack. Find details and register on the event page at Cost: $20. Includes lecture, materials, large group Q&A and snack. Questions? Contact Enzo Randazzo at [email protected].

Vianney Visit
November 14 – 16, St. John Vianney College Seminary, St. Paul
Vianney Visit provides high school sophomores through college age men (ages 16 – 24) the opportunity to take a closer look and experience college seminary. Attend Mass, prayer and spiritual conferences with SJV priests and hear testimonies from SJV seminarians. There is no charge for the event. All meals are provided. Please contact Father David Blume, Director of Vocations, at 651-962-6890 or [email protected] to let him know of your interest in the Vianney Visit. To register, please call 651-962-6825 or online at

Gold Mass: For Scientists and Engineers
Friday, November 15, 7 p.m. at Church of St. Mark, 2001 Dayton Ave., St. Paul
Gold Masses are for Catholics who are or have been involved with science, including scientists, retired or former scientists, science teachers at any level, science graduates and undergraduate science majors. Reception to follow. Masses are sponsored by the Society of Catholic Scientists. Fr. Matt Shireman for more information [email protected]

A presentation by Fr. Michael Joncas on Sat. Dec. 7th at 2pm in Visitation Hall.
The Adult Faith Formation Committee of St Margaret Mary invites you to explore the scriptures, liturgical texts, customs and music of Advent to deepen our engagement with this holy season. Our speaker is Fr. Michael Joncas, celebrated author and composer of such hymns as “On Eagle’s Wings.”  Mass to follow at 4:30pm.
Please call St Margaret Mary Parish Office at 763-588-9466 to RSVP. 2323 Zenith Ave No, Golden Valley