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Mass Schedule for June 28 - July 4
    Beginning in July, our daily Masses will return to a more 'set' schedule and with different times than we had previously....stay tuned!  Those Mass times to be announced next week.  Until then, here's the schedule for this upcoming week of Jun...

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Volunteers Needed _ Sharing & Caring Hands
Help Feed Those in Need The second Sunday of every month, our parish prepares and serves a breakfast at Sharing & Caring Hands in downtown Minneapolis.  This is a great service project for the whole family!  An experienced mentor will be with you, so there's no need to worry...

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Weekend of June 27-28 Masses
We will have a visiting priest with us for the June 27-28 Masses (and confession) -- Father Richard Dee Du from Missionaries of Faith in Waco, Texas!   If you'd like to read more about the Order and their work, visit Missionaries of Faith   We look forward to welcoming F...

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Live Streaming  - 8:00 AM Sunday
Our Sunday 8:00 AM Mass will be live-streamed via our Facebook page.  If you cannot join in live at 8:00 AM, the Mass will be recorded and posted to our Facebook page so you may watch (or re-watch) it at any time thereafter.   The link to our Facebook page is found on the...

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The Catholic Marriage Summit
Dear Couples,   Please don't miss this unprecedented event for those who are married, engaged, or discerning marriage!   The Catholic Marriage Summit is FREE, online, and includes some of the most trusted and loved Catholic marriage experts in the world as they go deep in t...

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May 17 - Mass & Blessing for High School Seniors
As was announced last week, the St. Maximillian Kolbe Baccalaureate Mass will be a little different this year.  This Sunday, May 17th, Father Kowalczyk will direct his homily toward the graduating seniors during the online Mass at 10:30 am. Parish Facebook Page Following the Mass, the g...

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Virtual Catholic Love Life Conference
Free Registration is Now Open! Join thousands of Catholics seeking the secrets to an amazing Catholic LoveLife. With all of the empty promises that the world offers about love, sex, and marriage we can be left wondering if real love is even possible. It's time we retur...

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Spirituality Tap In

Posted on May 06, 2020 in: Upcoming Events

Spirituality Tap In
Virtual Spirituality Tap-In, Tuesday, May 12th at 7:00 pm. Title: Beer, Friendship and Communion Those interested can stop by Lupine to pick up some beer to go from 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm on Tuesday May 12th.    The first 25 to register will receive a free crowler, and everyone else...

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High School Graduates!  Who are you?
High School Graduates May 17th was originally planned as a Baccalaureate Mass for our high school seniors.  While we cannot gather together this year, we still invite all high school seniors and their families to join us online for our 10:30 am Mass on May 17th to celebrate.   Pari...

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May Crowning Variation

Posted on May 01, 2020 in: Upcoming Events

May Crowning Variation
Mary pray for us.  St Joseph protect us. It is a Catholic tradition to honor Mary, our Mother, during the month of May by placing on her statue a crown of flowers.  Normally done as a devotional ceremony, it honors the Blessed Mother of Jesus and give thanks to her for bringing our...

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1st Saturday and the Angelus
When I lived in Texas, I attended St Mary the Virgin Catholic Church and every Sunday we would sing the Angelus...it was beautiful!  My daughter learned the Hail Mary prayer through singing it weekly, and to this day when I find myself in need of consolation or extra prayers, I hear the words a...

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May 3 - Rosary Procession and Consecration
Rosary Procession and Consecration Live-Streamed via the St Paul Cathedral Sunday, May 3rd at 2:00 pm CT At 2:00 pm CT on Sunday, May 3, Archbishop Hebda and Bishop Cozzens will preside at our annual Rosary Procession, which this year will be a private celebration live-streamed from t...

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Cana Banquet - May 1

Posted on April 16, 2020 in: Upcoming Events

Cana Banquet - May 1
Celebrate the Joy of Family! What: 2020 Cana ONLINE Banquet When: Friday, May 1, at 7 PM Central Rather than allow COVID-19 concerns stop the 2020 Cana Banquet, Cana Family Institute invites you to join us ONLINE for an inspiring evening featuring Most Rev...

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Divine Mercy Sunday - April 19
Sunday of Divine Mercy is April 19th Our parish will live-stream the Divine Mercy Chaplet around 11:30 AM, directly following the 10:30 AM Mass on Sunday.  Please join us via our Facebook link here Facebook Parish Page Confessions will be heard at 12:00 pm in St Martha's H...

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Easter Sunday Masses

Posted on April 09, 2020 in: Upcoming Events

Easter Sunday Masses
Our Parish of St Maximilian Kolbe will be live-streaming Mass at 10:30 AM CT on Easter Sunday; please join us for Mass through our Facebook page Parish Facebook Page   For those without Facebook or who want to catch Mass at another time... ...WCCO Radio 830AM will be broadcasting ...

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Palms Ready for Pick-up!

Posted on March 30, 2020 in: Upcoming Events

Palms Ready for Pick-up!
Palms have been blessed and are ready for pick up.  Blessed palms are in separated bundles on tables in the vestibule inside St. Peter's Church.  You may pick them up at anytime starting at 2:00 pm on Thursday April 2nd, and they will be available through Wednesday, April 8th, w...

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Camp Anima-Middle School Summer Camp
Middle School Summer Camp The middle school portion of Camp Veritas has changed It is now Camp Anima(Soul) and will be located at Camp Victory near Rochester Please access the link below for full details and to sign up https://saintsppta.org/summercamps Camp Veritas for high schoolers...

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Summer VBS/Totus Tuus-BUS AVAILABLE!!
June 8-12 There will be a bus available: Leaving from St. Peter Parking Lot at 8:30 am and returning by 3:00 pm. We will need a count of how many kids we will have to get the proper bus. We need at least 15 kids to have the bus.  Please contact Eric Russek eric@delanocatholic.com Totus Tu...

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Women’s Morning of Reflection on Saturday, March 7th
Join us for a morning of prayer and reflection The retreat will be held at St. Joseph’s Church 8:30 am First Saturday Mass 9:00-10:00 am A delicious breakfast and fellowship sponsored by the Men of Exodus 90 10:00am-10:45 am Lenten Reflection by Fr. Kowalczyk 10:45-11:45 am Expo...

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Parish Holy Hour

Posted on January 31, 2020 in: Upcoming Events

Parish Holy Hour
Parish Holy Hour Bring your whole family! Sunday, February16, 2020 9:00 –10:00 am † St. Peter Church   Join us between Masses for Adoration, Prayer, Meditation and Confession  

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Spirituality Tap In-Topic: What Did Vatican II Really Say
Spirituality Tap-In Looking for a new way to dive into your faith? A new way to experience your faith outside the church walls? Are you passionate about or looking to reconnect with your faith? We have something for you! March 3rd from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm at the Lupine in Delano come and join us f...

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Unprotected Movie showing

Posted on January 13, 2020 in: Upcoming Events

Unprotected Movie showing
Moving Showing Unprotected: A Pope, the Pill and the Perils of Sexual Chaos   This showing will be on February 18th at 7:00 pm in the Youth Room at the Parish Life Center(St. Joe's Church) This is a free showing put on by To Save a Life Ministry. You can email them at to...

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Archdiocesan Synod Links

Posted on September 23, 2019 in: Upcoming Events

Archdiocesan Synod Links
To get the lastest news or to find locations and dates for the synod follow the link below. This will also give you all the information you need about the synod. https://www.archspm.org/synod

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Blessing of the Animals

Posted on September 23, 2019 in: Upcoming Events

Blessing of the Animals
Blessing of the Animals St Francis expressed his love for all of God’s creation in his Canticle of Creatures and he is the patron saint of animals. Join us in celebrating the Feast of St. Francis this October 4, with a blessing of the animals.  You and your pets (or a picture of y...

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Calling all Volunteers!

Posted on August 28, 2019 in: Upcoming Events

Calling all Volunteers!
The Harvest Festival needs your support! Please CLICK HERE to sign-up to help.   While we need several more volunteers for multiple areas, we really need some adult volunteers to help us out with the inflatables.  We need to ensure safety, and we can't run the slide and obst...

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Bible Study Starting Soon

Posted on August 21, 2019 in: Upcoming Events

Bible Study Starting Soon
FORGIVEN: The Transforming Power of Confession   Forgiven explores the grace and healing offered in Confession and shows how this sacrament of mercy reveals the depth and bounty of God’s love. By looking at God’s revelation of his mercy in Scripture and making a step...

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Virtus Training

Posted on August 20, 2019 in: Upcoming Events

Virtus Training
Virtus Live Training Session Protecting God's Children® for Adults is training conducted by VIRTUS® certified facilitators on the prevention of child sexual abuse. The training makes participants aware of the signs of child sexual abuse, the methods and means by which o...

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St. Max Harvest Festival

Posted on July 31, 2019 in: Upcoming Events

St. Max Harvest Festival
Fall of 2019 Volunteer Now!  We need everyone to do their part in order to make teh festival a success - Sign Up to help HERE.   Ladies’ Red and White Bingo Night – Friday Sept 6th- Register here: http://www.egsnetwork.com/events/?eventid=D1C7B09FCAE24FB Fun...

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Waffle Breakfast Host by the Knights of Columbus
Waffle Breakfast with all fixinings The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a waffle breakfast in honor of our parish graduates May 19th-8:00am-12:30 pm All are welcome! Free will offering

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Baccalaureate Mass

Posted on April 17, 2019 in: Upcoming Events

Baccalaureate Mass
Baccalaureate Mass   May 19, 2019 St. Peter Church-10:30 am Mass   This is a special recognition of our graduates that belong to our parish   Reception to follow   If you have a son or daughter graduating and you would like to be a part of this speci...

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Young Family Night Out

Posted on April 05, 2019 in: Upcoming Events

Young Family Night Out
Join us for a Young Family Night Out. Start your weekend off early this Thursday night at Dave’s Town club from 5:30-8 meeting other families from the parish. Childcare is offered- so drop the kids off with our amazing sitters, then head to Dave’s and enjoy some uninterrupted adult time ...

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Holy Hour for Vocations

Posted on March 28, 2019 in: Upcoming Events

Holy Hour for Vocations
Pray to the Lord  of the Harvest Vocations Holy Hour   Join us Tuesday, April 9th from 7:00 pm- 8:00 pm at St. Peter Church   Bring your family and pray for an increase to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life.   The harvest is plentiful,...

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Parish Lenten Penance Service
Parish Penance Service April 2nd, 6:30 P.M. St. Peter Church Mass prior to service at 6:00 P.M. at St. Peter Church

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Parish Lenten Penance Service
Parish Penance Service April 2nd, 6:30 P.M. St. Peter Church Mass at 6:00 P.M. at St. Peter Church

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Archdiocesan Men's Conference

Posted on February 20, 2019 in: Upcoming Events

Archdiocesan Men's Conference
Registration Now Open for the Archdiocesan Men's Conference   Saturday, March 23, 2019 St. Thomas Academy 949 Mendota Heights Rd Mendota Heights, MN 55120 Guest Speaker PATRICK MADRID    Arming Men of Integrity    9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (doors op...

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Bring Refreshed Love and Joy into Your Marriage! Over time couples can fall into a rut. We take our spouse for granted and we forget how much we love each other. The 5-week Marriage in Christ Seminar gives practical suggestions to renew our love and put it into action. Attending the Marriage in Christ seminar Builds friendship and community Provides support for your marriage ...

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Parish Holy Hour Bring your whole family!   Sunday, February 17, 2019 9:00 –10:00 am † St. Peter Church Join us between Masses for Adoration, Praise & Worship Music,     Prayer & Meditation    

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All are invited to a presentation on Islam by Fr. Nathan JANUARY 9, 2018-6:30 PM ST. JOSEPH CHURCH  

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Christmas Schedule 2018

Posted on December 17, 2018 in: Upcoming Events

Christmas Schedule 2018 Christmas Eve 4:00 pm Mass-St. Peter Church 9:00 pm Mass-St. Peter Church Christmas Day 7:30 am Mass-St. Joseph 9:00 am Mass-St. Peter Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God Dec. 31-Anticipatory Mass-6:30 pm-St. Peter Church Jan. 1-9:00 am Mass-St. Peter Church Jan. 1-6:00 pm Mass-St. Peter Church

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St. Max Winter Coat and Sock Drive
SAINT MAX WINTER COAT & SOCK DRIVE Donate gently used (or new) adult sized winter coats or pairs of socks to the 7,000 homeless people in the Metro Area during the COLD, Winter months Collection Dates: December 8-9 & December 15-16 After all Masses By the youth of our parish G...

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Parent Enrichment Night

Posted on December 03, 2018 in: Upcoming Events

Parent Enrichment Night
Parent Enrichment Night Wendnesday, December12th 6:30-7:30 pm St. Matha Hall All Parents Welcome! Discussion focused on  Talking to your kids about the imperfections and hardships of life through our Catholic lens, Led by Fr. Nathan

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Parish Holy Hour

Posted on November 15, 2018 in: Upcoming Events

Alternative Black Friday

Posted on November 15, 2018 in: Upcoming Events

Alternative Black Friday
Alternative Black Friday Sunday, November 25, St. Martha Hall 9:00 am -12:00 pm Chocolate - Coffee - Scarves - Handmade Gifts - Christmas Ornaments Have you ever wondered about the ethics of Christmas shopping? Here we are in one of the most sacred times of the year and we are bombarded wi...

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