• Unconscious Bias Discussion and Reflection – May 8

    Please join the St. Mary’s Social Justice Committee for a night of discussion and reflection as we explore the topic of unconscious bias. This presentation is a second installment in a series of given by Catholic Charities. May 8, 2019, 6:30-8:00 PM, St. Mary’s Church. All are welcome and registrations are encouraged. RSVP online: cctwincities.org/privilege.

  • Respect Life Afternoon Tea – May 11

    Please join us on Saturday, May 11, 12:30-3:00 PM, in the St. Joseph Room, for our “STYLIN’ FOR LIFE GARDEN PAR-TEA.”

    For your $30 donation, you’ll enjoy a delightful 3-course tea and hear a presentation by Gerrie Soine, Development Director for the Holy Family Catholic Adoption Agency. (Your entire donation will benefit HFCAA). You’ll also be treated to a style show featuring the latest fashions from David Edwins. Advance ticket sales ONLY, after all Masses, the weekends of April 27/28 & May 4/5. Questions contact Kathy Malek at 651-426-1659.

  • Attention Crafty and Non-Crafty People! May 4

    Make & Take Card Making Party—FREE!

    You are invited to come, have fun, meet new people and craft!!! NO experience is needed. Bring yourself and a friend or two. All supplies are included, we will take a free will offering that will be donated to our outreach ministries.

    Saturday, May 4, 1:00-4:00 PM in the St. Joseph Room
    Stay for 5:00 Mass

    RSVP required by April 27; space is limited Peggy Parenteau 651-426-3088, athenawbl@comcast.net or Cheri Rossini 651-483-3083, RossiniC@aol.com.
    The Rock, Paper, Scissors Card Making Group

  • Mother’s Day Flower Sale May 11-12

    Hanging flower baskets and flower arrangements in vases will be sold Mother’s Day weekend to benefit organizations that help new Moms and their babies, fathers and families. Sponsored by St. Mary’s ‘A Community Caring for Life.’

  • Restorative Justice Event Rescheduled – Monday, May 6

    Restorative Justice and Healing with Janine Geske
    Monday, May 6 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM
    Location: St. Mary of the Lake Church

    In the wake of the clergy abuse scandal, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has looked for ways to heal the harm. Janine Geske, former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice and Marquette Law School professor, has led conversations on restorative justice at the Vatican and throughout the world. Justice Geske will be joined by Father Dan Griffith from Our Lady of Lourdes in Minneapolis. Father Griffith will introduce restorative justice in a biblical and theological context. Justice Geske will then share more about this work from her experience and introduce and conduct a healing circle.

  • Last Community Dinners of the Season – April 24

    St. Mary of the Lake community dinner presents its last meal of the season.

    Where: St. Mary’s Parish Life Center—Kohler Hall
    When: Wednesdays 4:45 PM—6:15 PM
    Who: Anyone who would like a meal— to go boxes available
    Cost: $6 per plate includes a beverage and dessert

    Want a discount? Consider this:
    ◦ $1 off if you bring in an item for the food shelf
    ◦ $1 off if you buy a to-go dinner and bring it to a homeless person

    April 24: Last night of the season—Taco in a bag or in a shell, rosy applesauce, chocolate chip cookie and any other leftover desserts!

  • FUSED April/May Schedule

    April 28: Internal Overload: Stress and Anxiety in Teens. Open to the public. Time for Teens: 6:00 – 7:30 PM Location: Parish Life Center

    April 30: Internal Overload: Stress and Anxiety in Teens. Open to the public. Time for Parents and Caregivers: 6:30 -8:00 PM Location: Parish Life Center

    May 3: Feed My Starving Children (Eagan) for St. Mary’s Parish and added event at Pinz for youth. Youth will bus to Pinz for bowling and pizza then to Feed My Starving Children and back. *50 spots open for parishioners.

    5:00 – 6:30 PM Bowling for Youth at Pinz
    6:30 – 7:15 PM Pizza and Conversation at Pinz
    8:00 – 9:30 PM Feed My Starving Children for both Parish and Youth

    May 19: Navigating Teen Relationships Open to the public. Time for Teens: 6:00 – 7:30 PM Location: Parish Life Center

    May 22: Navigating Teen Relationships Open to the public.  Time for Parents and Caregivers: 6:30 -8:00 PM Location: Parish Life Center

    *A permission slip will need to be completed for the May 3 event.

    FUSED Permission Slip

    All Fused ministries are open to everyone in high school! RSVP by Email: Fused@stmarys-wbl.org or text @fusedy to 81010. Let us know what date(s) you plan to attend.

  • Wild Mountain Ski/Snowboard Trip

    Middle school and high schoolers! Spend your day off from school on the slopes. All youth are invited to take the bus to Wild Mountain for a day of skiing and snowboarding.

    Families with smaller children can also take advantage of our “youth group discount,” just fill out the registration form and provide your own transportation (If there is still room on the bus by the day prior, you may ride with us).

    Youth lift ticket $20, adult lift ticket $26; bus ride and equipment rental extra.  Complete your Registration Form and return it by February 14.

  • Catholic Podcasts – Listen Now
    Looking for Catholic Podcasts to listen to when on the go! We have a few recommendations for you highlighting a variety of timely, inspirational and educational topics.


  • High School Mission Trip 2019 Registration

    All youth 9th grade and older and adult chaperones are welcome to be a part of the High School Mission Trip, a life-changing faith and service experience. Applications, calendars and FAQs are on the Workcamp page.

    Registration is a;ways open! We get to know each other over the year and create lasting bonds on the Mission Trip. Not sure if the Mission Trip is for you? Want to know all the details? Contact Justin Kelly to learn more about the Mission Trip. Don’t forget friends are welcome to join us! jkelly@stmarys-wbl.org or 651-429-7771

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