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Dining out

Pro-life benefit pancake breakfast — Feb. 17: 8 a.m.–1 p.m. at 1910 S. Greeley St., Stillwater. Proceeds will be used for Educational Pro-life materials. Adults, $8.50. Children 5-12, $5. Under 5 eat free.

Spaghetti dinner and quilt raffle — Feb. 22: 4:30–7:30 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall, 411 4th Ave. S.W., New Prague. Adults $8. Children $4. Under 3 free. Take-out available. https://npcatholic.org/st-john-the-evangelist.

Italian Dinner fundraiser for WomenSource and Feed My Starving Children — Feb. 23: 5:30–7:30 p.m at St. Vincent de Paul, 9100 93rd Ave. N., Brooklyn Park. Osseo Knights of Columbus are hosting. $11 for adults, $5 for kids 6-10 (5 and under are free).

Dad’s Belgian Waffle Breakfast — Feb. 24: 8:30–2:30 a.m. at 638 Tanglewood Drive, 835 2nd Ave. N.W., New Brighton. All you can eat. $8 5 and under free.

Wakota Gala — March 1: 5:45–9 p.m. at the University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul. The event will feature speaker Pam Tebow. Pam and her Heisman Trophy-winning son Tim, were the focus of a 2010 Superbowl ad celebrating life and family. Pam spoke at the March for Life in Washington D.C. in 2018. Get info and RSVP online. http://guidingstarwakota.org/gala.

St. Bernard’s Men’s Club spaghetti dinner — March 2: 4–7 p.m. at 147 West Geranium, St. Bernard’s Parish Center, St. Paul. All the Spaghetti and sauce you care to eat. Don’t miss it!! https://www.stbernardstpaul.org.

Music

Gedymin Grubba at Good Shepherd – International Concert Series — March 16: 6:15 p.m. at 145 Jersey Ave. S., Golden Valley. Gedymin Grubba, an organist from Gda?sk, Poland , was awarded in 2017 by the Polish Minister of Culture and National Heritage with the honorary badge “Deserved for Polish Culture” for his work as an international organist performing 100 concerts per year. Free admission, followed by a reception.” http://www.goodshepherdgv.org/Concerts.

Ongoing groups

Grieving with Hope — Second and fourth Tuesday each month at St. Ambrose, Pingatore Room, 4125 Woodbury Drive, Woodbury. 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. LeAnn at 651-768-3009. http://www.saintambroseofwoodbury.org.

Job transitions and networking group — Tuesdays 7–8:30 a.m. at St. Joseph the Worker, 7180 Hemlock Lane, Maple Grove. Are you unemployed, underemployed, looking to make a job change? Then join us to network, share ideas and learn about the job search process. This faith based meeting will take place every Tuesday. For questions email Bob at bob.sjtw@gmail.com. http://www.sjtw.net/job-transition-networking-group.

Career Transition Group — Third Thursday each month: 7:30–8:30 a.m. at Holy Name of Jesus, 155 County Road 24, Wayzata. The Career Transition Group hosts speakers on various topics geared towards helping people who are looking for a job, change in career or to enhance job skills. The meetings also allow time for networking with others and opportunities for resume review. https://www.hnoj.org/career-transition-group.

Calix Society — First and third Sundays each month: 9–10:30 a.m. at Cathedral of St. Paul, 239 Selby Ave., St. Paul. A group of men, women, family or friends supporting the spiritual needs of recovering Catholic alcoholics. We meet the first and third Sundays in the assembly room downstairs. This is a potluck breakfast meeting. For more info call Kathy at 651-330-3387. http://www.calixsociety.com.

Dementia support group — Second Tuesdays each month: 7–9 p.m. at St. Paul’s Monastery, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood. Each session will be a form of group spiritual direction with check-ins, introductions and discussions around the disease of dementia. Caregivers can share stories, feelings, frustrations and joys in a supportive, non-judgmental setting. RSVP sarnold@benedictinecenter.org. http://www.benedictinecenter.org.

CARITAS cancer support group — Wednesdays: 10:30 a.m.–noon at St. Joseph’s Hospital, second floor, maternity classroom 2500, 45 W. 10th St., St. Paul.

Healing Hope grief support Second and Fourth Thursdays each month: 6 p.m. at St. Timothy, 707-89th Ave. N.E., Blaine. Facilitated by Bob Bartlett, licensed therapist. No fees or required registration.

Twin Cities survivors peace circle — March. 2 and March 30: Noon at Hennepin County Library: Webber Park Branch (Webber Room), 4440 Humbolt Ave. N., Minneapolis. Open to all who have experienced the trauma of clergy sexual abuse. The purpose of this group is to gather victims/survivors/thrivers in a safe, supportive environment to share their experiences, listen to others, and explore healing. All are welcome. Privacy is respected. Contact Jim: 773-412-0909.

Parish events

Let There Be Light: Paintings to inspire hope and peace — Through Feb. 17: 9–5 p.m. at Pax Christi, 12100 Pioneer Trail, Eden Prairie. Ashley Dull’s light-filled paintings seek to connect each of us to the peace within. Her work is currently represented in local and out of state galleries, and Ashley is honored to have her paintings in many private collections. http://www.paxchristi.com.

St. Alphonsus Women’s Day of Reflection — Feb. 16: 8 a.m.–2 p.m. at 7025 Halifax Ave. N., Brooklyn Center. Join us for an inspirational day with speaker Mary Kellett, founder of Prenatal Partners for Life, who will share her message on “The Gift of Our Life” and “Self Care for Care Givers.” Tickets are $15 and include lunch. Deadline to order is Feb. 10. Contact Deb Cone, 612-578-6046 for more info. http://stalsmn.org.

Used Book Sale — Feb. 23: 8 a.m.–3 p.m. at St. Stephen’s, 525 Jackson, Anoka. Calling all book lovers. Make your list of favorite authors and grab your piggy bank. At 25 cents for children’s books and 50 cents for most other books, it’s one of the best deals around. We will offer $3 per bag from 1:30-3 p.m. Proceeds benefit St. Stephen’s Youth Ministries. http://ststephenchurch.org/parish-event/used-book-sale-2019.

Farmington Knights of Columbus spaghetti and bingo — Feb. 23: 5:30–9 p.m. at St. Michael, 22120 Denmark Ave., Farmington. Join us for a spaghetti dinner and evening of bingo. Dinner is $8 for adults, $5 for children 6-12, and a maximum of $25 for families. http://www.stmichael-farmington.org.

Basilica Wedding Reunion — Feb. 23: 5–9 p.m. at Basilica of St. Mary, 1600 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis. “All who have celebrated the Sacrament of Marriage at The Basilica are invited. Mass followed by a reception in the lower level. Cocktail reception $25/per couple or $12.50/per individual. https://www.mary.org/weddingreunion.

Frs. Martin and Siebenaler 60th anniversary of ordination — Feb. 24: 8–11 a.m. at St. Mary, 8433 239th St. E., Hampton.

St. Odilia Musical Ministry presents Mary Poppins — Feb. 28, March 1, 2 and 3: 7 p.m. at 3495 Victoria St. N., Shoreview. SUPERCALLIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS…come sing along with us during this year’s musical, Mary Poppins. For tickets, please call: 651.415.3367. https://www.stodilia.org./Page/80.

Morning of Reflection – Restoring Our Catholic Faith — March 2: 8:30–11 a.m. at Guardian Angels, 8260 Fourth St. N., Oakdale. We are honored to welcome Archbishop Bernard Hebda who is an inspirational speaker will make this a memorable event. The morning includes Mass, breakfast and a presentation followed by a Q & A session. All are welcome. Please register online. https://www.guardian-angels.org/event/1182691-2019-03-02-morning-of-reflection-restoring-our-catholic-faith.

Mardi Gras dance and party — March 2: 7:30–11 p.m. at St. Peter Claver, 375 Oxford St., St. Paul. $25 includes food, beverage, music and door prizes. Adults only. For more info call Jean at 651-291-8800. http://spcchurch.org.

Parish Mission with Fr. Larry Richards — April 8–11: 7p.m. (6:30 p.m. Tuesday) at St. Michael, 11300 Frankfort Parkway N.E., St. Michael. 763-497-2745.

Prayer/worship

Exposition, Adoration, Benediction — Feb. 16: 6–8 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist, 20087 Hub Drive, New Prague. We invite you out to Union Hill, to join us in our monthly Exposition, Adoration and Benediction. Exposition will take place at 6 p.m., followed by Adoration. Confession will be available during part of this time. The service will conclude with Benediction at 8 p.m. Mass will take place at 8:15. http://https://npcatholic.org/st-john-the-evangelist.

Calix Society of the Twin Cities — Feb. 23: 10 a.m. at St. Pascal Baylon, 1757 Conway St., St. Paul. Healing Mass with Father Jim Livingston. Chili luncheon following. All are welcome. Call Kathy at 651-330-3387 with questions. http://www.calixsociety.org.

Lenten Day of Prayer – The Annunciation and The Visitation: Mary as First Disciple, presented by Kathy Berken — March 21: 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. at Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center, 16385 St. Francis Lane, Prior Lake. Our 2019 Lenten Days of Prayer, will use the Blessed Virgin Mary as their focus. Participants need only bring their lunch for the day. There will be input by the presenter, a guided prayer experience, and ample time for personal prayer, reflection, confession, Stations of the Cross, and the liturgy of the day. https://franciscanretreats.net/lenten-days-of-prayer.

Evensong — March 24: 7 p.m. at Guardian Angels, 8260 4th St. N., Oakdale. Musical prayer and contemplation in our Historic Church. www.guardian-angels.org.

Chastity pro-life girls teen retreat — March 30: 9:30–11:30 a.m. at St. Michael’s, 11300 Frankfort Parkway NE, St. Michael. We are having a pro-life chastity girls teen retreat. Free materials will be provided. Parents and mentors encouraged to come. http://www.stmcatholicchurch.org.

Taize prayer — Third Thursday of each month: 7–9 p.m. at St. Paul’s Monastery, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood. Taize prayer consists of simple chants based on Scriptures and periods of silence. Its purpose is to create an environment that helps participants encounter the mystery of God. You are invited to stay for refreshments and get to know some other interesting and like-minded people. http://www.benedictinecenter.org.

Taize prayer — First Friday of each month: 7:30 p.m. at St. Richard, 7540 Penn Ave. S., Richfield. http://www.strichards.com/first-fridays.

Taize prayer — Third Friday of each month: 7 p.m. at The Benedictine Center, St. Paul’s Monastery, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood. 651-777-7251 or http://www.stpaulsmonastery.org.

Retreats

Benedictine Wisdom for Change and Transition — Feb. 15: 6:30–9:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Monastery, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood. Participants will learn how Benedictine wisdom will support their journey through life as they cope with the stress of change and transition. The evening will draw on the insights and grace of scripture, psalms, poetry, music, silence and conversation. http://www.beneditinecenter.org.

School of Lectio Divina — Feb. 15-20 at St. Paul’s Monastery, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood. Participants will immerse themselves in a Scriptural text that speaks to their hearts—one that can help them walk through the world in a sacred way. This retreat includes spiritual direction, support throughout the year and a chance to experience the rhythms of monastic life. http://www.benedictinecenter.org.

Women’s Silent Weekend Retreat — Feb. 22-24 at Christ the King Retreat Center, 621 First Ave. S., Buffalo. Theme: Be Patient in Affliction presented by: King’s House PreachingTeam. Suggested offering: $160 per person/$100 per person student rate (includes a non-refundable deposit of $30.00). http://kingshouse.com.http://kingshouse.com.

Women’s Weekend Retreat — Feb. 22-24 at Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center, 16389 Saint Francis Lane, Prior Lake. Find peace in your life by being among the first to experience our new theme for 2019: Rejoice and be glad: Our Call to Holiness Today. Enjoy four fresh conference talks and a refreshing blend of scheduled time to open time. Enjoy opportunities for confession, anointing, Mass and prayer sessions. https://franciscanretreats.net/womens-retreats.

Grief to Grace Retreat: Healing the Wounds of Abuse — Feb. 24-March 1 at the Metro Retreat Center, (exact address is confidential), Twin Cities. Through a retreat program facilitated by pastoral and mental health professionals, with a strong Christian foundation and solid psychological principals, we help those who have endured physical, emotional, and/or spiritual abuse find healing. Register: diane@grieftograce.org or 612-440-7247. http://grief-to-grace-lsi.squarespace.com/retreat-calendar/2017/9/30/grief-to-grace-retreat-minneapolisst-paul-mn-99d5h.

Married Couples Retreat — March 1-3 at Christ the King Retreat Center, 621 First Ave. S., Buffalo. Theme: Be Patient in Affliction presented by: King’s House Preaching Team. Suggested offering: $320 per couple (includes a non-refundable deposit of $60). http://kingshouse.com.

Women’s Silent Lenten Midweek Retreat — March 5-7 at Christ the King Retreat Center, 621 First Ave. S., Buffalo. Theme: Be Patient in Affliction. Presented by: King’s House Preaching Team. Suggested Offering: $160 per person/$100 per person student rate (includes a non-refundable deposit of $30.00). http://kingshouse.com.

Encounter the Holy Spirit — March 8-9: 7–9 p.m. March 8; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. March 9 at St. Michael, 11300 Frankfort Parkway NE, St. Michael. Lenten retreat based on Fr. Jacques Philippe’s book In the School of the Holy Spirit. Event features talks by Msgr. Aloysius Callaghan, Father Michael Becker, and Father Jim Livingston. Proceeds benefit Holy Spirit Academy. Cost is $20/person and $100 immediate family cap. https://www.holyspiritacademy.org/encounter.

Men’s Silent Weekend Retreat — March 8-10 at Christ the King Retreat Center, 621 First Ave. S., Buffalo. Theme: Be Patient in Affliction. Presented by: King’s House Preaching Team. Suggested Offering: $160 per person/$100 per person student rate (includes a non-refundable deposit of $30.00). http://kingshouse.com.

Lenten Day of Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina — March 13 at Christ the King Retreat Center, 621 First Ave. S., Buffalo. Presented by: Father James Deegan, OMI, and Sister Brenda Rose Szegedy, OSF. Suggested Offering: $40.00 per person (includes lunch). http://kingshouse.com.

Healing Retreat for men and women — March 15-17 at Christ the King Retreat Center, 621 First Ave. S., Buffalo. Theme: The Spirit Renews the Church presented by: Father Richard McAlear. Suggested offering: $170 per person (includes a non-refundable deposit of $30). http://kingshouse.com.

Women’s Silent Midweek Retreat — March 19-21 at Christ the King Retreat Center, 621 First Ave. S., Buffalo. Theme: Be Patient in Affliction. Presented by: King’s House Preaching Team. Suggested Offering: $160 per person/$100 per person student rate (includes a non-refundable deposit of $30.00).” http://kingshouse.com.

Embracing the Holy Time of Lent — March 24: 3:30–6 p.m. at St. Paul’s Monastery, 2675 Benet Rd. Maplewood. Participants will find time to step back and remember the presence of God’s Spirit in their lives. This “time of renewal” includes artistic experiences, ritual, and personal contemplation. http://www.benedictinecenter.org.

Lenten Day of Prayer – The Wedding at Cana: Mary Points to Jesus–“Do What He Tells You to Do,” presented by Cindy Geiger — March 28: 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. at Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center, 16386 St. Francis Lane, Prior Lake. Our 2019 Lenten Days of Prayer, will use the Blessed Virgin Mary as their focus. Participants need only bring their lunch for the day. There will be input by the presenter, a guided prayer experience, and ample time for personal prayer, reflection, confession, Stations of the Cross, and the liturgy of the day. https://franciscanretreats.net/lenten-days-of-prayer.

Women’s Silent Weekend Retreat — March 29-31 at Christ the King Retreat Center, 621 First Ave. S., Buffalo. Theme: Be Patient in Affliction. Presented by: King’s House Preaching Team. Suggested Offering: $160 per person/$100 per person student rate (includes a non-refundable deposit of $30.00).” http://kingshouse.com.

Lenten Day of Prayer – At The Foot of the Cross: Mother of Sorrows and Non-Violence, presented by Brother Bob Roddy — April 4: 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. at Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center, 16387 St. Francis Lane, Prior Lake. Our 2019 Lenten Days of Prayer, will use the Blessed Virgin Mary as their focus. Participants need only bring their lunch for the day. There will be input by the presenter, a guided prayer experience, and ample time for personal prayer, reflection, confession, Stations of the Cross, and the liturgy of the day. https://franciscanretreats.net/lenten-days-of-prayer.

Ignatian Women’s Silent Retreat — April 25-28 at Christ the King Retreat Center, 621 1st Ave. S., Buffalo. Sponsored by St. Thomas More parish. For more information or to be added to our mailing list, contact Carol at carend@morecommunity.org or 651-227-7669.

Ignatian Women’s Silent Retreat — May 14-16 at Christ the King Retreat Center, 621 1st Ave. S., Buffalo. Sponsored by St. Thomas More parish. For more information or to be added to our mailing list, contact Carol at carend@morecommunity.org or 651-227-7669.

Conferences/workshops

Catholic Charismatic Renewal Office Winter Teaching Conference — Feb. 23: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at Epiphany, 1900 111th Ave. NW, Coon Rapids. The theme this year is Anchored in Unshakable Hope. The keynote speaker is Bishop Andrew Cozzens. You will be given tools to grow in Hope of the Holy Spirit to guide you along your journey when life may get you down. Hear stories of healing and testimonies of saying YES to God. See website for prices. http://ccro-msp.org.

Working with clay as spiritual practice — Mondays Feb. 25 through April 1: 6:30–8:15 p.m. at St. Paul’s Monastery, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood. In this popular class, participants will learn that making hand-built vessels can be a form of meditation. Taught by Virginia Matter, a Benedictine Sister, accomplished artist, spiritual director and Centering Prayer teacher. http://www.benedictinecenter.org.

An Evening with St. Hildegard of Bingen — Feb. 28: 6:30–8:30 p.m. at St. Timothy. 707-89th Ave. N.E., Blaine. Join Carolyn Kolovitz for a lively presentation on the story and message of St. Hildegard of Bingen.

Tools for Good Works — March 17: 1–3 p.m. at St. Paul’s Monastery, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood. The session focuses on Chapter 4 of the Rule of St. Benedict. Love the Lord and your neighbor. http://www.benedictinecenter.org.

Caring for You without Losing Me — March 19: 7–9 p.m. at St. Paul’s Monastery, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood. Participants will address an important spiritual challenges. How to love and care for others without losing ourselves in the process. http://www.benedictinecenter.org.

Order Franciscans Secular (OFS) — Third Sunday of each month: 1 p.m. at Catholic Charities, 1200 Second Ave. S., Minneapolis. Come and learn more about this group of lay Catholic men and women striving to observe the gospel of Jesus Christ by following the example of St. Francis who made Christ the inspiration and center of his life with God and people. 952-922-5523.

Singles

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. Kay at 651-426-3103 or Al at 651-439-1203.

Singles group — ongoing second Saturday each month: 6:15 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul, 9100 93rd Ave. N., Brooklyn Park. Gather for a potluck supper, conversation and games. 763-425-0412.

Schools

 

Speakers

Dismantling Planned Parenthood: Abortion, Racism, and the Black Community — Feb. 19: 6–9 p.m. at St. Marks, 2001 Dayton Ave., St. Paul “Argument Club for Women Presents: Gloria Purvis, host of EWTN’s Morning Glory radio program and chairperson for Black Catholics United for Life, will help us understand the racist history and ongoing impact of abortion on the black community in the United States. Women of all creeds and convictions. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/talking-truth-no-2-gloria-purvis-tickets-55195152186.

Father Mark Dosh Speaker Series: Where Knowledge Leads to Love — March 21, Sept. 18, and Nov. 14: 6–9 p.m. at St. John the Baptist, 680 Mill St., Excelsior. We are proud to introduce the Father Mark Dosh Speaker Series: Where Knowledge Leads to Love. The 2019 quarterly series will address The Four Marks of the Church: One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic. The first speaker is Jeff Cavins on the Church is One. http://www.stjohns-excelsior.org.

Saint Agnes Lenten Lecture Series — Fridays during Lent: 7–9 p.m. at St. Agnes, 535 Thomas Ave., St. Paul “Great Spiritual Doctors of the Church.” http://churchofsaintagnes.org.

Young adults

Theology on Tap — Wednesdays through Feb. 27: 6:30–8:30 p.m. at Crooked Pint Ale House and Event Center, 1734 Adolphus St., Maplewood. Join us for our Winter Theology on Tap series. Social hour is from 6:30–7:30 p.m. and the speaker begins at 7:30 p.m. The talk is free, but all are encouraged to support our generous host. Don’t miss Archbishop Hebda on Feb. 20! https://www.facebook.com/groups/joincya.

Friday Night at the Friary — Third Friday of each month: 7–9 p.m. at Franciscan Brothers of Peace, 1289 Lafond Ave., St. Paul. Men ages 18-35 are invited for prayer and fellowship. https://www.facebook.com/queenofpeacefriary.

Lenten Adoration and Fellowship — Saturdays March 9 through April 13: 10 a.m.–noon at 239 Selby Ave., St. Paul. Join CYA for adoration Saturdays of Lent. We will be going to a different adoration chapel around St. Paul each Saturday, followed by a restaurant afterwards for lunch. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for full details. http://www.facebook.com/groups/joincya.

Other events

Knights of Columbus bingo — Wednesdays: 6–9 p.m. at Solanus Casey Council Hall, 1910 S. Greeley St., Stillwater.

Widow/Widowers Agape Dinner — Feb. 16: 10 a.m.–1 p.m. at St. Peter, 1250 S. Shore Drive, Forest Lake. Agape Dinner and Mass for Widow/Widowers with Bishop Andrew Cozzens who will be our guest speaker. Mass begins at 10 a.m. followed by talk and dinner. Cost is $10. To secure reservation, please mail payment to parish. Cindy 651-249-8807. https://stpeterfl.org/news/bereavement.

NW Metro Mobile Pack for Feed My Starving Children — Feb. 20-24: 6 p.m. at Egan Company Warehouse , 11611 Business Park Blvd., Champlin. A group of local NW Metro churches (St. Joseph Catholic Community, New Hope and Plymouth, St. Joseph the Worker, Maple Grove and St. Vincent de Paul, Brooklyn Park) will be hosting our 4th annual Mobile Pack for Feed My Starving Children. Goal is to pack 1 million meals in 5 days. Donations are appreciated. http://give.fmsc.org/northwest.

Come and See – Franciscan Fraternity — Feb. 24: 2–4 p.m. at Epiphany, 1900 111th Ave., Coon Rapids. Is God calling me? Come and see how Secular Franciscans live joyfully in the world and celebrate God’s creation “In the Footsteps of St. Francis”. Please join the St. Alphonsa Franciscan Fraternity in prayer and fellowship. epiphanymn.org.

Nick Markell on: 50 Years of Liturgical Art – Where we have been and where we are going — March 3: 1–2 p.m. at St. John the Baptist, 835 2nd Ave. NW, New Brighton. As part of St. John the Baptist’s 50th anniversary speaker series, noted expert Nick Markell will provide his perspective on liturgical art over the past five decades and where it is headed in the future. The presentation includes a Q&A session, followed by hospitality. Admission is free. http://www.stjohnnb.com.

The Passion of Jesus in Music, Word and Light — April 4, 5 and 6: 8 p.m. at St. Mark’s Site, 350 Atwood St., Shakopee. A moving experience reliving the final days of Jesus’ life on earth from Palm Sunday to the Last Supper, and through his torture, crucifixion and triumphant resurrection. April 4 in Spanish, April 5 and 6 in English. Free admission, music begins at 7:40; show at 8 . Questions: 612-849-3485. http://shakopeepassionplay.org.

Priest and Seminarian basketball tournament — April 26: 6:30–9 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic High School, 8101 Kochia Lane, Victoria. http://thecatholicspirit.com/basketball.

Transfiguration Holy Soles 5K — Sept. 7: 10 a.m. at 6133 15th St. N., Oakdale. Reinvigorate your New Year’s Resolutions by signing up for the ninth annual Holy Soles 5K. Challenge a friend and run/walk/jog together. Strollers welcome. $50 “Early Bird” family rate. New this year: Chip timed. Fun bonus race awards including “Most Middle of the Pack” and “Best Outfit” 651-738-2646. http://transfigurationmn.org/HolySoles5K.

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