• Community Night is Wednesdays at the Parish Life Center

    Group Discussions at 4:15 and 6:30 PM, Dinner is served from 5:15-6:15 PM

    December 4
    Community Table Menu: BBQ Stuffed Baked Potatoes, Mixed Greens Salad and Mini Cupcakes

    Group Topic 4:15 and 6:30 PM Parish Advent Reflection—Discuss week one of the FORMED “Advent” study. Study guides available. We will watch a short video and discuss as a group. No preparation needed.

    December 11
    Community Table Menu: Wild Rice Soup with Fall Pear Salad, Apple Bars

    Group Topic 4:15 and 6:30 PM Parish Advent Reflection—Discuss week two of the FORMED “Advent” study. Study guides available. We will watch a short video and discuss as a group. No preparation needed.

    Parish Service Project– In celebration of Christmas, we provide a sweet treat for the diners at the Dorothy Day Center in December. We need your help to assemble this simple treat and evangelization tool, made of two chocolates in a pouch, with the message “God’s gifts are greater than silver and gold.” It can be assembled by people of all ages. Take a few minutes before or after the Community Dinner to make a treat with family and friends, and send the good news of Jesus to those we serve. We will make 350 treat bags to send with our high schoolers on December 18.

    December 18
    Community Table Menu:  Chicken Enchiladas with Chips and Salsa, Carrot/Celery Sticks, Cookie

    Group Topic 4:15 and 6:30 PM Parish Advent Reflection—Discuss week three and preview week four  of the FORMED “Advent” study. Study guides available.  We will watch a short video and discuss as a group.  No preparation needed.

    Fused High School Group serving at Dorothy Day Center.  Bus will depart the Parish Life Center at 3:00 PM, then pick up at North Campus at 3:05 PM. Returning about 6:00 PM for dinner at the Community Table.

  • St. Mary’s Christmas Giving Tree
    St. Mary’s will be collecting gifts for local Pregnancy Care Centers and for the White Bear Lake Lions Club Toy Drive. Please take an ornament off the Christmas tree in the Gathering Space. The blue and pink stars have suggestions for ‘Baby Jesus Gifts’ which will go to organizations who help new Moms, their babies and families. All other ornaments have toy suggestions for children ages 1 to 15. Please place your unwrapped gifts in the crib or under the tree. Deadline for the toys is Thursday, December 12.
    Gifts received after this date will be stored by the Lions for next year’s Christmas distribution.
  • Carols on Tap
    Monday, December 9, 6:30 PM–8:30 PM at Manitou Grill, 2171 Fourth Street, WBL. Come join the St. Mary of the Lake Music Ministry and sing Christmas carols along with the White Bear Lake community in a fun outreach event. Donations will be accepted for the White Bear Lake Area Emergency Food Shelf (cash or check to WBLAEFS, please). Musicians from St. Mary’s will lead the sing-along, and all are encouraged to join in. Invite a friend and enjoy your favorite Christmas carols and support our local food shelf!

    Youth going into fourth grade and older are invited to serve the parish as altar servers. We will have a training session Wednesday, August 14 at 12:30 pm. Call the parish office to sign up or email mbjambor@stmarys-wbl.org.

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  • Frassati Catholic Academy Bake Sale! Thursday, December 12
    Student Ambassadors are holding a bake sale, Thursday, December 12 following the Frassati Christmas Concert (begins at 6:00 PM). Items will be available for purchase in Kohler Hall following the event. Proceeds will be used to help offset the cost of field trip expenses during Catholic Schools Week.
    Baked Goods Needed!
    We are looking for donations of baked goods for our bake sale. Please drop off your donations to the school on Tuesday, December 10 and Wednesday, December 11 between 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM. We need items by Wednesday so we can begin packaging and pricing. Contact the school office at 651-429-7771 with any questions.
  • 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

  • Join the Choir: Thursdays, 7:00 PM

    The Choir returns after its summer hiatus! Weekly Thursday night practices begin in September. The Choir sings at the 9:00 AM Mass most Sundays, through May.

    If you are interested in singing with the Choir, please contact Liz Racine.

  • Sign Up for Be My Witness Small Groups

    Complete a registration card, letting us know your preferences for meeting time and type of group that interests you.  Some examples of groups forming are: Mens, Womens, Couples, Couples with young adults, and groups are forming by geographical location too!  If you do not have a preference, we will match you to a group.

    Get Ready to Start

    Once groups are formed, you will hear from the team and group leader about your meeting date, location and time.  Materials will be given out at the first small group gathering.  There is no cost.

  • Fused Youth Group: Sundays, 6:00-7:30 PM

    The Youth Group is for High Schoolers. It focuses on discussing the things youth want to talk about. Youth Group usually meets in the Youth Room at the Parish Life Center. The next gathering is Sunday, January 13, 6:00-7:30 PM. We will meet to talk, play some games and enjoy a snack. No registration required! Show up when you can and bring a friend!

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