• Easter Lily Sale: Order by March 19, or Buy at Mass March 24/25

    Your order will help support the mission trip of thirty parish youth and young adults as we participate in Group Workcamp 2018. For one week, we will work repairing, painting, and weatherizing homes. We will change the lives of people living in poverty—elderly, disabled, or economically disadvantaged residents.

    You can print and return the order form to the Parish Office or put it in the Sunday basket, until March 19.
    Miss the deadline? Extra plans will be for sale after Masses on March 24/25. Plants cost $12 each.

  • Irish Fest: Sunday, March 11, 4:00-7:00 PM
    All are invited to the Parish Life Center for this family-friendly celebration with food, music, dancing, and beverages in Kohler Hall. Free admission and entertainment includes the MN Rince Na Chroi Irish Dancers, the Irish Brigade and more. Irish dinner also available. For more information: please contact Kathy Malek, 651-426-1659, Cathy or John Evans at 651-429-0529.
  • Blood Drive: Monday, March 12, 1:00-7:00 PM
    St. Mary’s is hosting a blood drive at the Parish Life Center March 12, 2018 from 1:00-7:00 PM. To schedule an appointment to donate blood please go to RedCross.org/blood. Or call
    1-800-733-2767. If you are interested in volunteering to work at the blood drive please call Paul Kadera at 651-429-3741.
  • Fr. Talbot’s Homily About the Parkland School Shooting

    On February 18, Fr. Talbot reflected on the Parkland school shooting. Watch and share the message.

  • Lent and Holy Week Schedule

    Join us on our Lenten journey as we Recognize Jesus.

    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 14. Find Mass times, as well as many prayer opportunities throughout Lent and Holy Week here.

  • Youth Lenten Series – Recognizing Jesus: Sundays, 6:00-7:30 PM

    At St. Mary’s we want you to Recognize Jesus in the world around you and in yourself.
    Have the best Lent ever with this exciting series filled with inspiring ways to Recognize Jesus.
    Invite your friends! (We’ll let mom and dad tag along too.) Let us know you are coming. Just fill out this simple online form.

    We are hosting a 6 week series for young people (post-confirmation to age 21) and their parents.  In this series we will open ourselves to recognize Jesus in those around us; helping us grow together as a family, grow closer to Jesus and grow closer to our community.

    Join us on Sunday evenings 6:00-7:30 PM at the church. Dinner is included each week!

    It’s not too late to start! Join us on any Sunday.

    • February 18- Kick off to Recognizing Jesus
    • February 25- Speaker Rob Wills of Sharing and Caring Hands
    • March 4- Service project: Dresser Build and Sandwich Project
    • March 18- Stations of the Cross and Adoration with Fr. Talbot
    • March 25- Archbishop Hebda speaks to our young people
    • April 8- “Ask the Pastor” and closing celebration
  • Sign Up for Be My Witness Small Groups: Groups Start Meeting in Lent

    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 (starting the week of February 11).  There is no cost.  Join us February 10/11 for a meet and greet with small group leaders in the St Joseph’s Room.

  • CALLED Youth and Young Adult Group: Sundays, 6:00-7:30 PM

    CALLED meets twice a month on Sundays. All high school youth, college-aged folks and young adults are welcome to join us. There is food at every Gathering! Bring a friend. Come once to try it out!

    Next gathering is Sunday, January 28 at 6:00 PM.

  • Parish Day of Prayer: Wednesday, March 7, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Pray as a parish, beginning with Mass at 8:00 AM, followed by Adoration in the church, 8:30 AM-12:00 PM. Ends with Benediction at 12:00 Noon. Come when you can and stay as long as you can or join us in prayer from wherever you are.

  • Gathering Space Newsletter

    On a regular basis, St. Mary of the Lake publishes The Gathering Space to keep parishioners informed of activities and news from the parish. Click here for the most recent edition.

    Past editions: November 2017 Lent 2017 Part 2 Lent 2017 Part 1 November 2016 Part 2 November 2016 Part 1 Lent 2016 Advent 2015 Summer 2015