CCW Bake Sale Helps San Lucas Mission

This past weekend, the Council of Catholic Women at St. Catherine’s held a bake sale benefitting the diocesan mission of San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala. For over 49 years, the Diocese of New Ulm, Minnesota, and friends from throughout the United States have provided tremendous support for the parish of San Lucas and the Mayan people. […]

Advent – Presence, Preparation, and Waiting

Excerpts from the writings of Pope Benedict XVI as presented by the United States Council of Catholic Bishops “Presence” Advent, this powerful liturgical season that we are beginning, invites us to pause in silence to understand a presence. It is an invitation to understand that the individual events of the day are hints that God […]

Called to Eternal Life

We extend our sympathy and prayers to Fr. Mike, his family and friends on the death of his mother, Marcella Doyle. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace.

ADVENT: A Season of Preparation & Waiting

As we approach Advent next weekend, let us be reminded that this is the season of preparation for the coming of Christ at Christmas.  It should be a time for families to come together in prayer and devotion.  In our hectic modern world, however, it is easy to get distracted, and the Christmas music on […]

At Home Family Guide Assignment For November

Theme 4, Page 32, Death & Resurrection “Living Well While Preparing for Eternal Life” was the message we focused on for Adult & Family Faith Formation November 7th.  We enjoyed two wonderful presentations ~ if you were unable to be present, the DVD of the evening will be available soon for you to view.   There […]

Christmas Caroling

In keeping with tradition, members of St. Catherine’s will again be caroling for residents living in assisted living complexes in Redwood Falls. The caroling will take place on Sunday, Dec. 9.  We will meet in the parish library to package cookies for the residents at 1 PM and leave for caroling at 1:45 PM.  The […]

Adult & Family Faith Formation: Questions & Answers

Q: Can we watch TV Mass and count it as a Sunday or Holy Day obligation? A: Many Catholics still do not realize that the obligation concerning Sunday Mass is not to hear or watch someone else do something, but to be there to do it oneself, and share it with our fellow Catholics.  The […]

KC Sunday

DID YOU KNOW…The Knights of Columbus was the leading proponent of the 1954 addition of the words “under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance.  U.S. Knights began including the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance in 1951 after the organization’s board of directors adopted a resolution mandating that the amended pledge be formally […]

Knowing, Living, Sharing Your Faith

What can we do to celebrate and participate in the Year of Faith?  By knowing your faith, living your faith and sharing your faith. In calling the Year of Faith, Pope Benedict XVI is first and foremost urging Catholics to KNOW their faith.  Who is Jesus Christ?  What is the Trinity?  How many sacraments are […]