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.
Bells of St. Mary’s
Parish News, Events & Announcements
You are invited to participate in our annual Vespers and Eucharistic Procession scheduled for Sunday, September 28th 2014. In his Apostolic Exhortation on the Eucharist, Sacramentum Caritatis, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI wrote: “In the Eucharist, the Son of God comes to meet us and desires to become one with us; Eucharistic adoration is simply the natural consequence of the Eucharistic celebration, which is itself the Church’s supreme act of adoration.” Please join us as the Son of... [Read more...]
Wild Rice Festival ~ September 7
Please pick up your information packets and raffle tickets in the church. When you sell or buy your first three books by August 17, return the filled-out ticket stubs, money and the green slip to the parish office or place in the collection basket. There will be an early-bird drawing for 3 $25 Gift Cards August 18.
The Grand Raffle ticket sales are under way. Remember, there are only 200 tickets being sold for $100 each. The winner takes home $10,000, or half... [Read more...]
This wonderful church cookbook has St. Mary’s & St. Michael’s church and Stillwater photos on the front, a brief history of our parishes, an excerpt of Fr. Miller’s beautiful article called “The Steeples overlooking the Saint Croix Valley”, food found in the bible, guest recipes, local advertisers, and over 1000 tried and true recipes. You may purchase your cookbook for $20 or 5 for $95. This is a great keepsake for parishioners and visitors alike. The cookbooks... [Read more...]
Catholic Worker Community
Our houses are busy and full. Two families totaling 13 including 7 children are finding shelter, respite and aid in the Solanus Casey House and its sister home the Our Lady Queen of Peace House. Day to day operation and the overall success of the Peace House revolves around the energy and compassionate capabilities of our live in house mother.
As our current house mother prepares to leave we again begin our search for a joyful, energetic, compassionate and motivated... [Read more...]
Assumption Mass Times 2014
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