Fish fry at Knights of Columbus Hall, Bloomington — Every Friday: 5 to 9 p.m. at 1114 American Blvd. Cost is $10.95. Call (952) 888-1492 for reservations.
Chicken and rib dinner at Knights of Columbus Hall, Bloomington — Every Wednesday: 5 to 9 p.m. at 1114 American Blvd. Cost is $12. Call (952) 888-1492 for reservations.
Annual sauerkraut supper at Holy Cross, Minneapolis — March 4: 4 to 7 p.m. at 17th Avenue and Fourth Street. Menu includes homemade sauerkraut, pork loin, polish sausage, paczki and more. Cost is $13 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Also features live music and dancing.
Pancake breakfast at Mary, Queen of Peace, Rogers — March 9: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Martin campus at 21304 Church Ave. Free will offering to benefit religious education.
Corned beef and cabbage dinner at St. Joseph, Miesville — March 16: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 23955 Nicolai Ave. E. Cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children 6 to 12.
Pancake breakfast at St. Patrick, St. Paul — March 16: 9 a.m. to noon at 1085 DeSoto St. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children 2 to 10 and $20 family rate.
KC fundraising breakfast at Knights of Columbus Hall, Stillwater — March 16: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1910 S. Greeley St. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under.
‘The Season of the Church and the Pursuit of Holiness’ presented by Father John Paul Erickson at St. Helena, Minneapolis — March 7: 7:30 p.m. at 3204 E. 43rd St. First in a Lenten speaker series. Cost is $5.
Crafters club spring sale at Guardian Angels, Oakdale — March 8 and 9: 1 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at 8260 Fourth St. N. Features handmade crafts and gifts, a bake sale, a plant sale and more.
Parish mission at St. Timothy, Blaine — March 9 to 11: 6:30 p.m. Monday and 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at 707 89th Ave. N.E. Theme is “Sealed with the Cross” and is presented by Franciscan Father Albert Haase. For information, visit http://www.churchofsttimothy.org.
Marriage in Christ seminar at Mary, Mother of the Church, Burnsville — Tuesdays, March 11 to April 8: 7 to 9 p.m. at 3333 Cliff Road. For all married couples. Each night includes a short talk, small group discussion and more. Cost is $125/couple. For information or to register, email email@example.com or call (952) 895-9219.
Father Ben Little to speak at St. Helena, Minneapolis — March 14: 7:30 p.m. at 3204 E. 43rd St. Second in a Lenten speaker series. Cost is $5.
Shroud of Turin Presentation at St. Pius X, White Bear Lake — March 21: 4 p.m. at 3878 Highland Ave. Presentation by Barrie Schwortz, a regular lecturer at Catholic universities who travels the U.S. presenting his involvement on the Shroud’s research and the impact it has had on his life. A free will offering will be collected to support his work with the Shroud. Everyone is invited to stay for the parish fish fry after the presentation and Stations of the Cross at 7 pm. St. George Book and Gifts will have a variety of books and DVDs available for purchase.
St. Pat’s Night fundraiser at Transfiguration, Oakdale — March 15: 6 p.m. at 6133 15th St. N. Features a corned beef and cabbage or ham dinner, live Celtic music, cash bar and more.Cost is $20 per person. For information, visit http://www.transfigurationmn.org.
Bingo and ham raffle at Immaculate Conception, Columbia Heights — March 16: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at 4030 Jackson St. N.E. Play bingo for cash, cards 50 cents each or 3 for $1. Snacks and beverages available for purchase. For information, visit http://www.ICCSonline.org.
Lenten adult education series ‘Pope Francis and the Renewal Of the Church’ at Our Lady of Lourdes, Minneapolis — March 16: 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at 1 Lourdes Place. First in a four-part series. “Introduction: Pope Francis and the Joy of the Gospel” with Susan Stabile.
‘The Lenten Conversion Stories of the Gospel of John’ presented by Art Zannoni at St. Albert the Great, Minneapolis — March 18 and 25: 7 to 9:15 p.m. at 2836 33rd Ave. S. Emphasis will be placed on breaking open the biblical texts so as to better appreciate their content, context and meaning. In addition, the dramatic character and rich symbolism of water and spirit, sight and insight, light and faith, death and life, found in these Gospel readings, will be explored as an ideal model for the practice of adult faith.
High Tea at St. Helena, Minneapolis — March 23: 2 to 4 p.m. at 3204 E. 46th St., downstairs in Rowan Hall. New treats to sample and a musical afternoon with singer and guitarist Mary Hall providing the entertainment. Reservations can be made by calling (612) 729-7344. Cost is $6.
‘Feast of the Golden Fork’ at Holy Childhood, St. Paul — April 5: 7 p.m. at 1435 Midway Parkway. Features a four course Polish Dinner with all the trimmings. Tickets are $60 for one or $100 for two. Call Holy Childhood Parish Office at (651) 644-7495 for tickets and information. Proceeds will assist in funding the cost for the Orchestra Masses for Easter and Christmas.
Saint John’s University Men’s Chorus at Saint Richard, Richfield —March 9: 3:30 p.m. at 7540 Penn Ave. S.The program features a wide variety of sacred and secular music under the direction of Dr. Axel Theimer. The performance will include compositions by Kurt Bestor, Darius Milhaud, Bob Chilcott, Ken Jennings, Stephen Hatfield and Carl Maria von Weber. Admission is free, but donations are welcome to offset the cost of the group’s travels. Visithttp://www.strichards.com for more details.
World Day of Prayer service at St. Peter, North St. Paul — March 7: 1 p.m. at 2600 Margaret St. This year’s service was written by the women of Egypt. The theme is “Streams in the Desert.” Sponsored by theNortheast Ecumenical Council, made up of representatives from various local churches.
The Passion of Jesus in Music, word and Light at St. Mark, Shakopee — March 14: Music begins at 7:45 p.m. and performance at 8 p.m. at Fourth Avenue and Atwood Street.
Annual Mass and brunch for people with disabilities at St. Edward, Bloomington — March 15: 9 a.m. at 9401 Nesbitt Ave. S. Features live entertainment by Colleen Hiebeler. RSVP by calling (952) 835-7101.
Celebration of the Liturgy in Gaelic for St. Patrick’s Day at St. Alphonsus, Brooklyn Center — March 15: 8 a.m. at 7025 Halifax Avenue N. The Celebrant will be Fr. Peter Connolly, CSsR. There will be light refreshments provided in the Church Hall following the Mass. For any quesions or directions, please call (763) 561-5100.
St. Patrick’s Day Mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul, St. Paul — March 17: 9:30 a.m. at 239 Selby Ave. The Archbishop John Ireland Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians invites everyone to join in the celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day. Brunch will follow the Mass in Hayden Hall. Brunch tickets will be available at the door.
St. Patrick’s Day Mass at St. Olaf, Minneapolis — March 17: 11:30a.m. Celtic Music prelude; 12Noon Mass. Fellowship and Celtic Music follow in the Gathering Room at 215 S. Eighth Street.
Healing Mass at St. Gabriel the Archangel, Hopkins — March 18: Rosary at 7 p.m. followed by Mass at the St. Joseph campus, 1310 Mainstreet. Father Jim Livingston will be the celebrant.
Living Stations of the Cross at St. Peter, North St. Paul — April 13: 3 p.m. at 2600 N. Margaret St. Presented by Servants of the Cross. For information, visit http://www.pfknecht.wix.com/servantsofthecross-1.
Living Stations of the Cross at Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Maplewood — April 14: Noon at 1725 Kennard St. Presented by Servants of the Cross. For information, visit http://www.pfknecht.wix.com/servantsofthecross-1.
Living Stations of the Cross at Transfiguration, Oakdale — April 14: 7 p.m. at 6133 15th St. N. Presented by Servants of the Cross. For information, visit http://www.pfknecht.wix.com/servantsofthecross-1.
Lenten retreat at Mary, Mother of the Church, Burnsville — March 8: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 3333 Cliff Road. Theme is “Drinking from the Well – Dipping into the Heart of the Trinity.” Children’s retreat also offered. Cost is $15 and includes lunch. For information about the retreat, call (952) 890-0045, ext. 236. For information about the children’s retreat call (952) 890-0045, ext. 243.
Women’s Retreat at Good Shepherd Church, Golden Valley — March 15: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 145 Jersey Ave., S. For all women – confirmed and up. Elizabeth Kelly will speak on “Heaven in You and You in Heaven, Awakening to the Divine in Daily Life.” Retreat also includes mass, lecture, prayer and reflection time. Cost is $10 per person and includes light refreshments. Register by calling (763) 544-0416, ext. 810.
Retreat featuring Msgr. Aloysius Callaghan at Christ the King Retreat Center, Buffalo — March 21 to 23: Theme of the retreat is “Mary and the New Evangelization.” For information, call (763) 682-1394 of visit http://www.kingshouse.com.
Men’s Retreat at Good Shepherd Church, Golden Valley — March 22: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 145 Jersey Ave., S. For all men - Deacon Thom Winniger will guide us to a better understanding of where we are headed, how to discover the meaning in our lives and share a pattern that will bring joy and satisfaction to our lives and career. Cost is $10 per person and includes a continental breakfast and pizza lunch. Register by calling (763) 544-0416, ext. 810.
Women of Worth retreat for high school women at the NET Center, West St. Paul — March 28 to 30: 7 p.m. Friday to 11:45 a.m. Sunday at 110 Crusader Ave. W. Cost is $100 and includes four meals and dorm-style lodging. For information, visit http://www.netusa.org/wow.
Lenten retreat at St. Agnes, St.Paul — April 5: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 535 W. Thomas Ave. Presenter is Father Robert Altier. theme is ,”Every Saint has a Past and Every Sinner has a future.’
Women’s group meeting at Annunciation, Minneapolis — March 8: 9 to 11 a.m. at 509 West 54th St. 9 a.m. Mass, 9:30 a.m. light breakfast, 10 a.m. Teresa Collett, Professor of Law at the University of St. Thomas, will speak about the upcoming U. S. Supreme Court case on the fight over the federal requirement that employers provide insurance coverage for contraception, sterilization, and abortion inducing drugs. Free will offering. For more information, call (612) 824-9993, Ext. 251.
Minneapolis Deaneries Council of Catholic women quarterly meeting at St. Raphael, Crystal — March 24: 9 a.m. at 7301 Bass Lake Road. Speaker Alyssa Bormes will present “Hospitality and Healing.” Rosary before noon Mass, followed by lunch. Cost is $13. Register by March 19 by calling (763) 536-0553.
Sunday Spirits walking group for 50-plus Catholic singles — ongoing Sundays: For Catholic singles to meet and make friends. The group usually meets in St. Paul on Sunday afternoons. For information, call Mary at (763) 323-3479 or Al at (651) 482-0406.
Singles group at St. Vincent de Paul, Brooklyn Park — ongoing second Saturday each month: 6:15 p.m. at 9100 93rd Ave. N. Ga-ther for a potluck supper, conversation and games. For information, call (763) 425-0412.
‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ presented by the sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students at Notre Dame Academy, Minnetonka — March 13 to 16: 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at 13505 Excelsior Blvd. For information, visit http://www.nda-mn.org/academics/drama.asp.
The Gathering for Catholic Youth Ministry Leaders and Volunteers at NET Ministries, West St. Paul — March 13: 9:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 110 Crusader Ave W. “The Eucharist: The Powerhouse of Grace, with Gina Bauer.” Cost: Free. Registration is required at http://www.netusa.org/thegathering.
Minnesota Non-public Schools’ Day at the Capitol, begins at the Hayden Center, St. Paul — March 13: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Morning session includes speakers Alice Seagren, former Minnesota Commissioner of Education and Kathy Saltzman, director of Students First. After lunch, buses will take participants to the capitol for a rally. Visits with legislators follow. Cost is $20. Register at www.mncc.org/minnesota-nonpublic-schools-day-capitol-event-st-paul-mn.
Archdiocesan Men’s Conference at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul — March 22: 7 a.m. to noon at the Anderson Field House on campus. Adoration and Confession beginning at 7 a.m. with Mass at 8 a.m. Keynote speaker is Doug Bushman, Augustine Institute. Testimonial from Brian Bonin. Register at https://events.archspm.org/MFL-Mens-Conference-2014.
‘Rediscovering JOY in Health Care – The Call to Virtue & Holiness’ at St. Catherine University and the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul — March 28 and 29: 5 to 9 p.m. (Friday) at Couer de Catherine, 2004 Randolph Ave. and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Saturday) at the Anderson Student Center, 2115 Summit Ave. This Bioethics Conference is sponsored by Curatio, in cooperation with: St. Catherine University Myser Initiative for Catholic Identity and Henrietta Schmoll School of Health, University of St. Thomas Center for Catholic Studies, The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, The Catholic Medical Association Twin Cities Chapter: Catholic Physicians Guild. For information, visit www.curatioapostolate.com.
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