The Church Responds to the Death
of George Floyd and Civil Unrest

Links to the Church’s Response:

Fr. Talbot’s Past Homilies:

Pray for Peace and Justice Prayers 

For response information from the USCCB (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops), Archdioceses of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the Catholic Spirit CLICK HERE.

Parish Office Information: Currently, we will allow access to the front entryway of the Parish Life Center for drop-off and pick-up but the doors to the right and left will be locked. Please call the main number 651-429-7771 option 1 if you need assistance. Our office hours are 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM Monday – Friday until further notice.
Signup for Public Masses: June 2-11
We have resumed public Masses at St. Mary of the Lake on certain days. We are currently limiting attendance to 10 people per Mass, by sign-up only. The Mass schedule for June 2 through June 11 will be 8:00 AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and on Sunday, June 7 at 9 AM. So, there will be 7 public Masses available during this time period. Sign-up to attend Mass HERE. You may also call the parish office at 651-429-7771 option 1. You can only sign-up for one Mass during this time period. Please view the guidelines for attending a public Mass HERE.

Mass Responses and Prayers

View Previously Recorded St. Mary of the Lake Sunday Masses HERE

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Pope Encourages Faithful to Pray Rosary at Home
Pope Francis’ Letter for the Month of May 2020 

For instructions on how to pray the Rosary:

If you would like a Rosary handcrafted by the St. Mary’s Rosary Makers, stop by the Parish Life Center M-F 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM.

Update from Archbishop Hebda May 20 , 2020
COVID Mass Update from Archbishop Hebda May 15 , 2020 
Video Update from Archbishop Hebda on Public Masses

COVID-19 Mass Update from Archbishop Hebda May 1, 2020

Be sure to check-out the Archdiocese’s YouTube channel for regular videos from Archbishop Hebda and Bishop Cozzens. On the site is the Stations of the Cross with Archbishop Hebda.

COVID 19 Update from Archbishop Hebda: April 17, 2020

Adoration and Reconciliation Instructions

Indulgences during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Coronavirus Indulgence Handout
Plenary Indulgence Information
Decree – Indulgences

Parish Email Communications: May 14, 2020 | May 7, 2020  | April 30, 2020 | April 23, 2020 | April, 16, 2020 | April 9, 2020 | April 2, 2020March 26, 2020 | March 19 Update | March 13 Update

Confessions with Fr. Talbot March 21, 2020

St. Joseph Day Message March 19, 2020

Message of March 18, 2020 from Fr. Talbot
Letter of Archbishop Hebda suspending public Masses in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

St. Mary of the Lake Communication: March 13, 2020 at 2:30 PM

Preventative Measures 

As we all work to be healthy, it is important to remember to take the same precautions recommended for avoiding colds and flu:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water.
  • Avoid close contact.
  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes.


Updates and Resources from the Archdiocese

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Frassati Catholic Academy Communications:

View all Frassati Catholic Academy communications and updates to COVID-19 HERE

Welcome to those searching for a faith community!

Whether you are new to the area and looking for a Catholic church, have been away but are seeking to return to a Catholic church, or would like to investigate what it means to be Catholic, we are glad that you are here.

View select Homilies of Fr. Talbot

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