Holy Family Catholic Church ~ McGregor, MN

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church ~ McGrath, MN

Handicapped Accessible

July 17 – July 23

MARK YOUR CALENDAR:

WELCOME Tuesday, July 18, Bishop Joseph Arumachadath, MCBS, a bishop from Father KK’s religious order will arrive. Bishop Arumachadath is visiting the United States from India. Everyone is invited to join him for daily Mass Wednesday. Thursday morning, Bishop Joseph leaves Duluth on a connecting flight to Dallas, Texas. We wish Bishop Joseph an enjoyable stay with us.

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION: Wednesday, July 19 there will be a training session for the new and current Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion in the Holy Family Social Hall at 7:00 p.m. The commissioning ceremony is July 22nd and 23rd at the Masses at Holy Family and Our Lady of Fatima. Our Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion should attend one of these Masses.

Parish Pastoral Council meeting, Tuesday, August 1, 5:00 p.m. in the basement of the rectory.

Friday, August 4, CCW meeting following the 9:00 a.m. Mass. Please join us at 8:00 a.m. for First Friday Adoration.

Finance Council meeting, Tuesday, August 8, 5:00 p.m. in the basement of the rectory.

Saturday, September 2, WILD RICE DAY raffle tickets are available at all Holy Family Church entrances. Completed tickets with donation can be mailed to Holy Family Church or put in an envelope marked CCW and dropped in the collection basket. Make checks payable to CCW.

Saturday, September 2, CATHOLIC UNITED FINANCIAL WILD RICE DAY Silent Auction: Please prepare a basket and leave it in the Holy Family social hall.

Obtain a Plenary Indulgence during Fatima’s Centennial Year on August 13, September 13 and October 13. A plenary indulgence is “a remission before God of the temporal punishment due to sins whose guilt has already been forgiven . . . which a Christian can receive under certain conditions.” See bulletin for details.

RCIA classes have begun. Anyone interested in joining our faith community, please contact Fr. KK or the parish office. RCIA is also open to any parishioners who would like to learn more about their faith.

Steffanie Sanford, church secretary. See the “Staff” page for contact information and days and hours.

Genevieve “Skye” Fiedler, bookkeeper. See the “Staff” page for contact information and day and hours.

Don’t miss Fr. K.K.’s Biography and story of his calling to the priesthood on the Staff page. Just click on Father’s name and his biography and story will appear. The story of his calling is as in John 15:16 “It was not you who chose me. It was I who chose you.”