Welcome to Our Parish

 There are three goals that I have for our parish: that all of our parishioners would learn the faith more deeply; live that faith more ardently with the grace given through the sacraments and prayer; and that we would have a stronger and broader stewardship toward our parish.  We have been doing these things, as does every parish, but it takes a deliberate and conscious effort to make these goals a living reality in the parish itself.  A parish is made up of individuals, and the more each person takes these goals to heart, the more the parish as a whole can be a living witness of the Gospel and a brighter reflection of Christ Himself.  People will be able to identify certain characteristics about that parish.  It is my hope that our parish will exude the characteristics contained in the acronym HUG: Humility, Unity, and Gratitude.

Fr. Michael J. Miller

I invite you to learn  more about the Church of St. Michael, visit our parish and worship with us.

Parish News, Events & Announcements

Daily Mass Schedule Change

Daily Mass schedule at St. Michael’s will be reduced to Tuesday and Thursday beginning Monday, February 2nd due to a reduced pastoral staff.  We pray deeply for Fr. Lynch as he begins his new assignment in Bell Plaine.  We pray with confidence for healing for Father Donahue as he recovers from hip surgery.  We pray earnestly that Fr. Valit and Fr. Miller will remain healthy and feel the gratitude of their parishioners as they carry a heavier load. Daily Mass schedule at St. Mary’s will... [Read more...]

Pizza Party for Fr. Brian Lynch ~ Saturday, January 31st at 6:30 p.m.

Pizza Party for Fr. Brian Lynch ~ Saturday, January 31st at 6:30 p.m.

Father Lynch has given 5 years of his life to serve us here at St. Mary’s and St. Michael’s and now he is moving on.  Come join us as we bid him a fond farewell!  Fr. Lynch announced at Masses last weekend that he had received a call from Bishop Cozzens advising that he has been assigned by Archbishop Nienstedt as the new Administrator at Our Lady of the Prairie in Belle Plaine, Minnesota.   In collaboration with the  Men’s Club and the Council of Catholic Women, we will celebrate... [Read more...]

CCW Bunco Night!!!

                    Bunco Night – Ladies Night Out Bring a friend & join us for a fun evening of Bunco sponsored by the Council of Catholic Women (CCW) on Feb. 6th in the St. Michael’s Social Hall. Social time starts at 6:30, game time starts promptly at 7:00. Snacks, wine, beer and other beverages will be served. You do not need to be a CCW member to attend or know how to play Bunco. All are welcome! Please RSVP to Denise by Wed., Feb. 4th... [Read more...]

Catholic Schools Week 2015

Come support St. Croix Catholic School as they kick off Catholic Schools week with a delicious pancake breakfast in the Social Hall at the Church of St. Michael on Sunday, January 25th .  A free will donation (suggested $5 adult/$3 child)  for the breakfast will be taken and all are invited!  Come tour the school (from 8:30-12:30) as part of their Open House and see how they are “Educating the Whole Child—Mind, Body and Spirit”.   For more information visit http://www.stcroixcatholic.org or... [Read more...]

Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Files for Financial Reorganization

On Friday, January 16, 2015 the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis filed for a financial reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.  Since the Church of St. Michael and St. Mary’s Church are separate corporations, this does NOT immediately affect our parishes – including our school, Faith Formation (SCCFF) , and Preschool programs.  Answers to many concerns are provided in the following links to the Letter from Archbishop Nienstedt and the list of Frequently Asked... [Read more...]

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