SAINT PIUS V Cannon Falls SAINT JOSEPH Miesville SAINT MARY New Trier SAINT MATHIAS Hampton
SAINT JOHN BAPTIST Vermillion 10TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME JUNE 5, 2016
Missions Next weekend, we will have Sister Rose Hang Vu present at all the Masses at Saint Pius V and Saint Joseph to speak on her mission “Friends of the Poor.” Sister Rose of
the Sisters of the Good Shepherd in Shoreview established the Friends of the Poor program in 1988. Their goals are to help poor children who live in rural places, so they have clean water, food, adequate shelter, clothes and a chance to go to school; and to support young men and women who are discerning their religious vocation. What they have done: provided food at daycare centers; bought beds for the orphanage; built libraries, an orphanage, an education center for runaway youth, and 15 playgrounds; provided bicycles for transportation; established projects to enable families to support themselves; and supported more than 150 men and women in discerning their religious vocation. What still needs to be done: provide medications and first aid supplies to the orphanages; build more wells; repair housing; build more playgrounds for daycare centers; purchase books for libraries; provide teaching materials; financial aid for orphaned students; provide sewing machines and skill building for young girls as a means to avoid human trafficking; and maintain the established projects and support systems. Sister Rose will speak to all that, and there will more than likely be a second collection.
In mid-July, specifically July 16 and 17, Father Tom Huntstiger will preside at both Masses at Saint Pius and the 10:30 at Saint Joseph to make a pitch for Cross International. That will be my opportunity to take the weekend off and visit Mom.
In the Archdiocese, each parish is required to have at least on missionary come in and the Archdiocese’s
Center for Mission arranges which mission goes to each parish. No offense to Sister Rose, especially since she and her mission are doing the Lord’s work, but I wish that the Center for Mission would send a priest. I am being selfish with that complaint because missionary priest means I can take the weekend off.
Cross International is not a mission that the Archdiocese sends to parishes. They solicit parishes and pastors to see is they can come in and make an appeal. Normally, I say no to these solicitors. I have been burned in the past by one of them. I gave specific instructions to keep Mass no longer than an hour. After I came back from visiting Mom, it was reported to me that Mass lasted an hour and a half, the priest preached so long. That particular mission called the following year to come in again and I said absolutely not. Their priest defied my instruction, breaking my trust. One reason I said yes to Father Huntstiger is because I have dealt with him at my last assignment, so he knows my rules. The other reason why I said yes to him was because at the time, I thought I was going to be with the youth in Europe and he would be my coverage for that weekend. Of course, my plans changed after I said yes to Father Huntstiger. So, Mom gets a visit after all.—TB
Fr. Terry’s Weekly Appointments: Monday: Day Off Tuesday: 8:00 AM Mass (St. Pius) Wednesday: 5:00 PM Mass (St Joes) Thursday: 9:30 PM Office (St Joes) Friday: 8:00 AM Mass (St Pius) 11:00 AM Mass (Gardens) Saturday: 3:00 PM Confessions (St. Pius) 4:00 PM Mass (St. Pius) Sunday: 8:30 AM Mass (St. Pius) 10:30 AM Mass (St. Joes)
CHURCH DIRECTORY 2
CHURCH OF ST. PIUS V 410 Colvill St. W.
Cannon Falls, MN 55009 507-263-2578
Emergency # 651-229-5189
Parish Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am-2:00 pm
Fax: 507-263-8005 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.stpiusvcf.org Pastor: Father Terry Beeson Retired: Fr. Leonard Siebenaler Deacon: Kevin Downie
Saturday 4:00 pm Sunday 8:30 am
Weekdays Tuesday & Friday 8 am
Confessions Saturday 3:00-3:30 pm Adoration: Friday ~ 8:30 am - 7 pm
CHURCH OF SAINT JOSEPH
23955 Nicolai Ave. E. Hastings, MN 55033
651-437-3526 Emergency # 651-229-5189
Parish Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am-12:30 pm Fax: 651-437-3506 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.stjosephmiesville.com Pastor Father Terry Beeson Retired: Fr. Leonard Siebenaler
Masses Saturday 6:00 pm Sunday 10:30 am 12:30 pm (Latin)
Weekdays Wednesday 5:00 pm Thursday 8:30 am
Confessions Saturday 5:30-5:45 pm Adoration: Thursday ~ 9 am-5 pm
CHURCH OF SAINT MARY 8433 239th St. E.
Hampton, MN 55031 651-437-5546 Emergency # 612-405-6955
CHURCH OF SAINT
MATHIAS 23315 Northfield Blvd. Hampton, MN 55031
651-437-9030 Emergency # 612-405-6955
Parish Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00—4:00 pm (Vermillion or Hampton) Fax: 651-437-3427 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.stmathias.com Pastor Fr. Cole Kracke [email protected] Rectory Phone: 651-318-1005
CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST 106 W. Main St.
Vermillion, MN 55085 651-437-9030 Emergency # 612-405-6955
Parish Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-4:00 pm (Vermillion or Hampton) Fax: 651-437-3427 E-mail: [email protected] Website: stjohns-vermillion.com Pastor Fr. Cole Kracke [email protected] Rectory Phone: 651-318-1005 Convent Phone: 651-438-8680
Saturday 4:15 pm Confessions St. Mathias 5:00 pm Mass St. Mathias
Sunday 8:00 am Mass St. Mary’s 10:00 am Mass St. John the Baptist
Tuesday 6:00 pm Confessions St. John the Baptist 6:30 pm Mass St. John the Baptist
Wednesday 9:00 am Mass St. John the Baptist (8:00 am during the summer)
Thursday 8:30 am Mass St. Mathias 9:00 am Confessions St. Mathias 9:00 am-5:00 pm Adoration St. Mathias
Friday 7:30 am Mass St. Mary’s 8:00 am-3:00 pm Adoration St. Mary’s
First Saturday 8:30 am Mass St. Mary’s 9:00 am Confessions St. Mary’s Devotions St. Mary’s
FROM FATHER COLE 3 Last Wednesday afternoon I got a call from the Archbishops Office letting me know that he was free Saturday evening for Mass and would like to come for a visit to St. Mathias in Hampton. I was initially panicked by all the arrangements that needed to be made, but I was assured that the Archbishop likes to keep things pretty simple. I tried to get the word out as best as possible at daily Mass in Hampton and New Trier and the phone-tree was put into action. For a holiday weekend with little notice, our community really showed. I also reached out to our music ministers, including our tri-parish children’s choir and was so grateful for the flexibility to change the Mass plan. Thanks to Dave and Christy Baker as well as Maureen McNeary and our choir and musicians for the great music. Archbishop Hebda certainly enjoyed it. Thank you also to Peter Fitterer and Alec Otte who were our altar servers who also assembled the Archbishops Crosier (staff) before Mass. The Church looked great, our community was enthusiastic and it was one of the most enjoyable Masses that I have ever con-celebrated with a Bishop. I invited him back to celebrate in our other two parishes.
Do you want to host an exchange student a month summer? I recently received an email from Brandi Statz at International Friendship who said that they are looking for some host families when some high school aged children from Spain come to visit Hastings July 1-29. International Friendship is an organization that promotes meaningful, educational experiences and international friendships. They are truly passionate about providing these once-in-a-lifetime life learning experiences as we all know what a huge, positive impact they have for our international youth as well as the special, life-long friendships that come of it. I have a copy of the host family flyer and guidebook as well as student letters that I will forward to anyone who is interested. If you might be open to this, I would encourage you to contact Brandi as soon as possible. Her phone number is 608-347-4637 or email: [email protected] and the web page is: www.internationalfriendship.com
Our Tuesday evening Mass at 6:30 in Vermillion next week will be the graduation Mass for our 6th graders.
Peace, Fr. Cole
mailto:[email protected] http://www.internationalfriendship.com
Thank you to Pat Reinardy, Barb Stodden & the St Pius V CCW for nominating me for the 2016 ACCW Lay Volunteer Award. It was such an honor to win this award. I want to thank my family & friends that attended the award ceremony and to all those who sent me cards. I appreciate your thoug