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Raffle Tickets - Let the Selling Begin!
Our Annual Raffle kicks off this weekend!  July 2 & 3! Please pick up your tickets after all weekend Masses.

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Monday, July 4 - 8 AM MASS

Posted on July 01, 2022 in: General News

Monday,  July 4 - 8 AM MASS
Join us for Mass on Monday, July 4th as we pray for our country and all our loved ones, living and deceased. Mass at 8:00 AM at our St. Peter Campus.  

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July 4 - 5 Adoration Update

Posted on July 01, 2022 in: General News

July 4 - 5 Adoration Update
Due to the 4th of July festivities, adoration will close at 7:40 AM on Monday, July 4th and reopen on TUESDAY, July 5th at 8:00 AM. Come, let us worship the Lord, for he is our God.     

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Brown Scapular Enrollment - July 16 & 17
“WHOSOEVER DIES IN THIS GARMENT SHALL NOT SUFFER ETERNAL FIRE.” - promise of Our Lady to St. Simon Stock on July 16, 1251   In the year 1251, in the town of Aylesford in England, Our Lady appeared to St. Simon Stock, a Carmelite. She handed him a brown woolen scapular and sai...

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1st Saturday Rosary & Mass, July 2
Join us Saturday, July 2nd morning . Rosary in Latin ~ 8:30 AM . Mass in the Extraordinary Form ~ 9:00 AM . Confessions ~ 10:00 AM At our St Peter campus Booklets will be provided in the church for those wanting to follow along, and they are attached here as well for those who are una...

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Mass with newly ordained Fr. Dale Mallory
Newly-ordained Fr Dale Mallory will celebrate Mass with Fr Kowalczyk at our St Joseph Campus Thursday, June 23 at 6:30 pm Reception to follow in Handzel Hall. See the bulletin for more information and photos of Fr Dale from his ordination on June 4th.  

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Chuch Office Closed week of June 20
The Parish Office will be closed Monday June 20 - Friday June 24  We will be back in the office on Tuesday, June 28 All Masses WILL still occur as scheduled that week.  Email and voicemail will be checked. Our office staff will be organizing, purging, and moving items from and ...

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Corpus Christi Procession - June 19 at 11 AM
Procession on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi    On Sunday, June 19, following the 10:00 AM Mass, all are welcome to process through downtown Delano as the Most Blessed Sacrament is transferred to our St Joseph Campus. Meet outside near the front steps of the church on our...

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Friday Mass During the Summer

Posted on June 03, 2022 in: General News

Friday Mass during the summer will be said at 9:30 am at the St Joseph Campus beginning June 10th.

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REMINDER for TUESDAY - High School Seniors!
If you are graduating from high school this year, you are invited to Mass with a special blessing for you followed by a mini celebration afterward. Tuesday, June 7 at 5:30 pm St. Joseph Campus Save the Date RSVP on our Home Page or call the church office with questions:...

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Funeral Mass for Tom Dederich

Posted on June 03, 2022 in: General News

Funeral Mass for Tom Dederich
The funeral Mass for Tom Dederich will be held on Wednesday, June 8 at 10:00 a.m at our St. Peter campus. Fr. Kowalczyk will officiate the Mass. Eternal rest grant to him O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.   

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Funeral Mass for Therese Borrell
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, June 6, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Church of St. Mary, Waverly. Visitation on Monday from 9:00-10:45 a.m. in Parish Center Church of St. Mary. Internment in church cemetery. The Mass will be livestreamed on the Iten Funeral Home Youtube Page, thr...

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Survey - High School in Wright County Interest
Dear Families, Area Catholic parishes and schools have been invited to participate in a brief online survey to gauge the interest in a regional Catholic high school in the northwest region of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis (Wright County area). This survey is exploratory at this po...

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April 2022 Collections

Posted on May 12, 2022 in: General News

April 2022 Collections
Below are the financials for the month ending April 2022.    If you have any questions on the parish's finances, please contact our parish administrator, Jill Ellingson, at administrator@stmaxkolbechurch.org. Thank you for your offering and continued generosity! &nbs...

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St. Max Beautify Day- May 21
St. Max Beautify Day   We would like to invite all of our St. Max parishioners to our St. Max clean up day on May 21st from 8-11 am. It's that time of the year when we need to spruce up both of our beautiful campuses.  All work will be outside getting the grounds loo...

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Happy Mother's Day!

Posted on May 06, 2022 in: General News

Happy Mother's Day!
A blessing for all mothers: Loving God, as a mother gives life and nourishment to her children, so you watch over your Church. Bless all mothers, that they may be strengthened with Christ's love and guidance. Let the example of their faith and love shine forth. Grant that their sons...

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What's Happening & When

Posted on May 06, 2022 in: General News

What's Happening & When
To see the events scheduled at our parish: click on our ONLINE CALENDAR No cutsie graphics....just quick important details If you're looking for cute graphics and announcements, check our BULLETIN The bulletin is uploaded weekly to our website or you may have one emailed t...

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Young Adult Group ~ May 10 meeting
"Militia Immaculta" Group   A St Max Kolbe parish group for all those confirmed through college age, and those seeking Confirmation.   Join us TUESDAY, MAY 10   5:30 Mass at our St Joseph Campus 6:00 pm  Social and talk with Fr Kowalczyk following ...

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Golf to the Max - May 20

Posted on April 28, 2022 in: General News

Golf to the Max - May 20
Golf Scramble ~ Friday, May 20 at Pioneer Creek Golf Course Proceeds benefit the St Max Kolbe Catholic School See image flyer for details..cost, time, location. Register here!  

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CGS Atrium Needs

Posted on April 26, 2022 in: General News

CGS Atrium Needs
A Montessori-style Catholic faith-based learning for young children will be offered later this year at our parish — it’s called Catechesis of the Good Shepherd.  Youngsters participate in hands-on activities to learn our beautiful Catholic faith in a space called an ‘atrium&rs...

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Cemetery Clean Up - Sat. Apr 23
Calvary (St. Peter) & St. Joseph Cemeteries Needs Your Help   Please come with your rakes and other yard tools to keep our cemeteries beautiful for our parish and the community. Meet on Saturday April 24  9:00 a.m. at Calvary Cemetery (located on County Road 17, just south o...

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Sunday Night Live - April 24

Posted on April 22, 2022 in: General News

Sunday Night Live - April 24
Calling all 4th - 8th graders!    Sunday, 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the St JOSEPH Campus in Handzel Hall....games, dinner, teaching, and prayer!! Bring a friend! Questions?  Contact Andrew Zeisel at andrew@stmaxkolbechurch.org or 1-847-454-4109.    

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Intercessory Prayer + Potluck - May 1
All are welcome to join us in the church on our St. Peter campus as we pray together for our parish. Sunday, May 1 11:30 am following Sunday Mass All are then welcome to stay for a Potluck Lunch beginning at 12:00 pm in St. Martha Hall -- please bring an item to share. If you hav...

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Academic & Art Fair - May 5

Posted on April 22, 2022 in: General News

Academic & Art Fair - May 5
Thursday, May 5   5:30 - 7:00 PM Come see the work of the St. Max school students in the Academic & Art Fair on May 5th from 5:30 - 7:00 PM in the St. Max school cafeteria and gym!

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Omelet Breakfast - May 8

Posted on April 22, 2022 in: General News

Omelet Breakfast - May 8
Support our St. Max Kolbe School and enjoy a breakfast cooked for you! Tickets available: At the door on the day of the event At the St Max Kolbe School office At the St Maxk Kolbe Church office

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Marian Events here - May 15

Posted on April 22, 2022 in: General News

Marian Events here - May 15
Join us following the 10 am Mass on Sunday, May 15 Please join us for any or all of these events on Sunday, May 15! Marian Procession  May Crowning Donuts, Coffee, Fellowship Rosary Making See bulletin, poster boards, and our online calendar for more information. Mary, Qu...

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Raising Saints for 1st - 3rd Graders, May 14
Calling all 1st - 3rd Graders!   Saturday, May 14 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM St. Peter Campus

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Triduum Schedule

Posted on April 08, 2022 in: General News

See our home page for the Holy Week Schedule.

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Living Stations of the Cross ~ Apr 14
All are welcome to join in prayer and watch as our St. Max Kolbe School Students perform the Living Stations of the Cross. Holy Thursday 1:00 pm St. Max Kolbe School Gymnasium

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Final Confession Hours During Lent
Final Hours for Confession Before Lent Friday, April 8 at 7:00 pm - St. Peter Campus Saturday, April 9 at 3:30 pm - St Peter Campus Tuesday, April 12 at 4:30 pm - St Joseph Campus   and again at 6:00 pm on Tuesday after Mass Wednesday, April 13 at 8:00 am - St. Joseph Campus &...

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Tonight - Stations & Confession - April  8
Come join us tonight at our St Peter campus, April 8 7:00 pm Stations of the Cross with Confessions available during that time.  

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Holy Thursday - 7 Churches Devotion
Please join us on Holy Thursday for a prayerful, beautiful evening after Mass. Register at this link so we have a head count for the bus.  A suggested donation of $10 per person to help cover the cost of the bus will be appreciated.

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Increased Utility Expenses

Posted on March 30, 2022 in: General News

Increased Utility Expenses
Your extra help in covering these utility expenses would be appreciated! To make a one-time donation online, click here. To mail in a donation, please send to Church of St Max Kolbe, PO Box 470, Delano, MN 55328.

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Palm Sunday - 10 am Processional with Children
 On Sunday, April 10th, the children of the parish are invited to process in with Fr. Kowalczyk, the deacon, and the servers!

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Prayer for Russia & Ukraine

Posted on March 25, 2022 in: General News

Prayer for Russia & Ukraine
We continue to pray for peace and healing in the world; here is one beautiful prayer you may like to recite. O Blessed Mother, heart of love, heart of mercy, ever listening, caring, consoling, hear our prayer. As your children, we implore your intercession with Jesus your Son. Receive with unders...

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April 9: Churches and School Cleaning Day
Churches and School Cleaning Day Let's make the churches shine for the Resurrection! With your help, both campuses are getting the quarterly deep cleaning they deserve.   April 9th, 9:00 am - Noon   All cleaning supplies and equipment will by onsite. Please meet at th...

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TONIGHT! Gourmet Lenten Seafood Dinner!
Come support the school and eat some incredible-tasting food!  Friday, March 18th at our St Peter Campus:  4:30 pm - 7:00 pm. IF YOU WANT CURBSIDE PICKUP, YOU MUST PRE-ORDER by March 17 TO RESERVE YOUR PLATE!  Order Here If you are eating indoors, you do not need to pre...

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SUNDAY! Barn Dance in the School Gym!
Sunday, March 20 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Come kick up your heels and learn some fun dances!  Live music with Caller Sherry Zeisel! Free lessons provided!   Potluck luncheon (bring an item to share). Fun for the whole family! For more information on this event, fee...

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School Science Fair! March 14

Posted on March 09, 2022 in: General News

School Science Fair!  March 14
Did you know that careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are growing more than twice as fast as the rest of the job market? You already know how valuable STEM is to our children's future success . . . but do you know how much fun it can be?  Come watch the St....

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Waffle Breakfast at St Mary of Czestochowa
Sponsored in part by our Delano Knights of Columbus and benefiting local seminarians.

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Teen and Confirmation Retreat

Posted on March 04, 2022 in: General News

Teen and Confirmation Retreat
Join fellow teens and youth interested in confirmation, or just growing in their faith on March 19th from 11-5pm.   Retreat will feature - times for prayer, reflection, and small group discussion - 4 dynamic presentations (Temperaments, Spiritual Life, Joy of Christian Lifestyle, Vo...

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Catholic Services Appeal - 3 min VIDEO
Together in Hope Please watch this 3 minute video on the Catholic Services Appeal, with a message from Archbishop Hebda  CSA Video The Catholic Services Appeal Foundation partners with fellow Catholic to share Christ’s love with neighbors in need through ministries that serve t...

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Funeral Mass for Karl Van Beusekom
The funeral Mass for Karl Van Beusekom will be held Friday, March 11 at 11:30 a.m at our St. Peter campus. Visitation will take place in St. Martha Hall on our St. Peter Campus from 9:30 am - 11:30 am prior to the Mass. Fr. Paul Kubista will officiate the Mass. Eternal r...

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No Daily Mass March 8-11

Posted on February 25, 2022 in: General News

No Daily Mass March 8-11
Fr. Kowalczyk will be on a retreat the week of March 7th so there will be no daily Mass or confession here that week. Fr. Kowalczyk will be back on March 12 to celebrate weekend Masses with us and hear confessions that weekend. Our Adoration Chapel will remain open for prayer, Sunday noon thro...

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Last Week!  Register for Ladies Bingo - February 25
Registration open! Friday, February 25 will be our annual themed bingo with pulled pork dinner, wine, Lupine beer & seltzer, and prizes!   Be sure to register for this fun event as tables will fill up! Register HERE!  

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RSVP for Women's Morning on March 19th
Please join us on Saturday March 19th, 9:00 am - Noon, for a beautiful morning of prayer and reflection with Fr. Kowalczyk. All ladies welcome; invite your friends. See image below and sign up with the link on our home page. RSVP encouraged so we can plan for breakfast and seating; tha...

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Sunday January 30th HAPPENINGS!

Posted on January 28, 2022 in: General News

Sunday January 30th HAPPENINGS!
Come join in the activites at our parish this Sunday, January 30th!   Mass 8:00 am 10:00 am Waffle Breakfast 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Free will offering Proceeds benefit St Max Kolbe School School Open ...

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Archbishop Hebda at School Mass 2/25
We are pleased to welcome Archbishop Hebda to celebrate Mass with our school students on Friday, February 25 at 8:30 am in the church on our St. Peter campus.  All are welcome to attend.    

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Candle Blessing - February 2nd

Posted on January 26, 2022 in: General News

Candle Blessing - February 2nd
Bring a candle if you would like it blessed. February 2nd is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, and for years this date has also been celebrated with a blessing of candles.   We will have Mass at 8:30 AM on Wednesday February 2nd in the Adoration Chapel on our St Joseph Campu...

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Hiring Part-Time Administrative Assistant
The church office is hiring a part-time administrative assistant to work 12-20 hours per week, Tuesday through Friday, to support our current staff.    If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to the church office by February 4th; in person, by mail, or via email at&nbs...

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Waffle Breakfast - January 30

Posted on January 14, 2022 in: General News

Waffle Breakfast - January 30
Sunday January 30: 9 am - 12:00 pm Come build-a-waffle, visit with fellow parishioners, and tour the school! Waffle & Sausage Breakfast with proceeds benefiting our St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic School. At our St. Peter Campus ~ in the school cafeteria Free Will Offering &n...

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St. Max Kolbe School Open House ~ January 30
Sunday, January 30 ~ 9:00 am - Noon Come check out our Catholic school!

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COVID Guidelines at St Max Kolbe

Posted on January 12, 2022 in: General News

COVID Guidelines at St Max Kolbe
The Church of St. Maximilian Kolbe is following the guidelines of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis with respect to COVID safety; at present, face coverings and social distancing are not required in churches.   Hand sanitizer and wipes are provided at church entrances. Each pe...

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Blood Drive ~ February 3

Posted on January 07, 2022 in: General News

Blood Drive ~ February 3
The Church of St. Maximilian Kolbe will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Thursday, February 3rd: 12 - 6 pm. Canteen Volunteers Needed for 2 hour shifts - please contact Andrew@stmaxkolbechurch.org. Blood Donors also needed!  Sign up at 1-800-RED CROSS  

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Winter Marriage Walk ~ January 29

Posted on January 07, 2022 in: General News

Winter Marriage Walk ~ January 29
For All Married Couples An evening to celebrate sacramental marriages with a wooded walk, fires, warm beverages and warm food. For more information or to have questions answered, please contact either Sara Triplett 612.201.7356 or Jeff Reither 763.645.4324.

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More Episodes!  EVER ANCIENT, EVER NEW
Fr. Kowalczyk & Jeromy Darling on "Ever Ancient, Ever New" Podcast If you haven't checked out the "Ever Ancient Ever New" podcasts in a while, there are a few more episodes! Check back often on our website as recordings are happening frequently on different top...

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Exodus 90 - Breakfast January 15

Posted on January 07, 2022 in: General News

Exodus 90 - Breakfast January 15
The Church of St. Maximilian Kolbe invites all men to participate in Exodus 90 which will kick off on Saturday, January 15th!   Come to the breakfast in St. Martha Hall to learn more and see if you'd like to participate. Exodus 90 is a 90-day spiritual exercise that gives Catho...

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Adore Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament
Gift yourself 1 hour with Jesus. Eucharistic Adoration is open 12:00 pm Sunday though 4:00 pm Saturday every week. Please prayerfully consider taking one hour with Jesus.  There are many hours to choose from.  Please contact Barb Janas at 763-972-6843. Thank you! Come, let...

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