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 St. Mary’s Church, visit our parish and worship with us.

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Parish News, Events & Announcements

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross

Please Join Us for Stations of the Cross at… St. Charles – Fridays at 5:30 p.m. St. Mary’s – Fridays at 7:00 p.m. St. Michael’s – Fridays at 12:15 p.m.    Read More →

2015 Men’s Club Lenten Fish Fry

2015 Men’s Club Lenten Fish Fry

Join us on Fridays during Lent (except Good Friday)as the Men’s Club of St. Michael’s and St. Mary’s provide their popular and famous fish dinners for family feasting. Bring the whole family to what has become a very popular parish and community tradition. What: All you can eat beer battered cod, parsley buttered potatoes, coleslaw, and green beans. (There will also be mac & cheese for the younger guests.)   When: First 6 Fridays in Lent. February 20 – March 27, 2015 Where: St.... [Read more...]

Ash Wednesday Masses

Ash Wednesday Masses

Ash Wednesday Masses ~ Wednesday, February 18 7:30 a.m.     St. Mary’s Church 9:15 a.m.     Church of St. Michael 12:15 p.m.   Church of St. Michael 5:30 p.m.    Church of St. Michael   PLEASE NOTE: There will NOT be a 7:00 p.m. Mass at St. Mary’s on Ash Wednesday  Read More →

Farewell Receptions for Fr. Brian Lynch

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.   Fr. Lynch’s last Masses in Stillwater will be the 8:00 a.m. and the 10:30 a.m. here at St. Mary’s... [Read more...]

150th Anniversary Dinner ~ Sunday, February 15th

Reserve your place for our 150th Anniversary Dinner! We are celebrating St. Mary’s 150th year as a parish on February 15th at 10:30 a.m. Holy Mass celebrated by Archbishop John C. Nientstedt followed by a 12:00 p.m. German Dinner catered by Gausthause Bavarian Hunter in the Great Hall.  Our buffet dinner is by reservation only.     Dinner will include Schweinsbraten (roast pork), Rahm Chicken (chicken breast in white cream sauce), and Beef Stroganoff. Sides include red cabbage, mashed      ... [Read more...]

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