Immaculate Conception

Weekend Mass - Saturday at 5:00 PMImmaculate Conception Church
Confessions - 4:15 PM or by appointment.
Weekday Mass - Thursday at 8:30 AM (1st Thursdays at Villa Vista)

Address: 5944 Highway 210, Cromwell, MN. 55726

Driving Instructions here.

St. Louis Church, Floodwood

Sunday Mass - 10:30 AMSt.LouisChurch
Confessions - 10:00 AM or by appointment
                       Saturday 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Weekday Masses - Tuesday & Wednesday at 8:30 AM

Address: 105 4th Avenue East, Floodwood, MN 55736

Driving instructions here.

St. Mary's, Meadowlands

Sunday Mass:  8:00 AMSt. Mary's Church
Confessions:  7:30 AM or by appointment
Weekday Mass:  Friday at 8:30 AM followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction.

First Saturdays in honor of Our Blessed Mother - 8:30 AM

Address: 9999 Highway 133, Meadowlands, MN 55765

Driving instructions here.

Staff

Office Hours

Parish Office in Floodwood MN

Physical Address: 105 4th Avenue East

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 376, Floodwood, MN 55736

Mon-Thur 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Phone: 218-476-2367

email: churchstlouis@gmail.com

           pastor@nemncatholic.com

New St. Louis Church Project Update

Update

It's hard to believe that a year has gone by since we have been in our new church. God has truly blessed our community. We have seen a wedding, a few baptisms and a couple of funerals take place in this church in the past year. We also hosted the Ecumenical Good Friday Community Service here this year.

We are thankful to all those who made it possible with your monetary donations, donation of your time and talents as volunteers during construction time and are still doing so as we continue to go forward with completion works. I would like to say a special thank you to Charlotte (Char) Kerelko, who served as chairperson for the Building Committee . Because of health issues she had to move with her husband, Dan to Villa Vista in Cromwell. Thank you Char for all that you have done during the planning and construction of this church. May God bless you and your family.

We continue to thank God for blessing our community with the means and with the generosity of others who helped us to bring us to this point. Let us continue to trust in His Divine Providence that what He allowed us to do so far we will bring to completing through his help.

What's next?

Since the last update we have added these to our new building:

  • Put a canopy over the main entrance of the building (south side) and added concrete platforms at every entrance and emergency exit.
  • We submitted a plan for the kitchen to the State and it was approved. We finished tiling the kitchen floor and bought some appliances - freezer, refrigerator, stainless steel shelves, counters, oven. A commercial food mixer was also donated by a parishioner.
  • Acquired a steel tower for the bells which will be installed in the Spring when it is warmer.

More Urgent Needs:

  • Sidewalks and parking.
  • Continue to work on completing the kitchen.
  • Reducing our debt. As of May 1st wee have $81,269.42 left to pay back on the loan.
  • Complete the canopy over the main entrance (siding).

Projects for the future

  • Air handler unit for the air exchange system and for future air conditioning if needed
  • Steeple
  • Landscaping
  • Stained glass inserts for the windows in the worship area

Fund Raising

We continue with the "That's My Tile" drive. We sell 8"x 8" tiles for $150 for memorials or for any occasion you would like us to pray for. These tiles are displayed on the "Memorial Wall" in the social hall in the new building. A Mass is offered monthly for all the intentions that are mentioned on the tiles. To place an order for a tile contact the parish office.

Monthly basket raffles are drawn at the end of Mass of the last Sunday of each month. Proceeds are for the building and for our youth. The donor of the basket will decide where to designate the proceeds.

We will be holding another raffle of a riding lawn mower during the Catfish Festival in July. Tickets are now available for $10 per ticket. There are four prizes to be won. 1st prize is a KUBOTA zero-turn riding mower; 2nd prize a 21 inch gasoline push mower; 3rd prize a RYOBI 40V battery operated weed wacker and 4th prize is a $100 cash prize. 

If you wish to make a donation to the building fund please make the checks payable to St. Louis Church Building Fund.

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President of U.S. Bishops’ Conference Announces Effort That Will Involve Laity, Experts, and the Vatican as U.S. Bishops Resolve to Address ‘Moral Catastrophe’

August 16, 2018

WASHINGTON — Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following statement after a series of meetings with members of the USCCB’s Executive Committee and other bishops. The following statement includes three goals and three principles, along with initial steps of a plan that will involve laity, experts, and the Vatican. A more developed plan will be presented to the full body of bishops at their general assembly meeting in Baltimore in November.

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President of U.S. Bishops Conference issues statement on course of action responding to moral failures on part of church leaders

WASHINGTON — Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following statement noting the steps the U.S. Bishops Conference will take in addressing the failures of the Church in protecting the people of God.

Cardinal DiNardo’s full statement follows:

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Obituary: Father Frank Perkovich, 89

 

Father Frank Perkovich, 89, of Chisholm, died peacefully of natural causes on July 16, in his home. He was born on Dec. 24, 1928, in Chisholm, to John and Jennie Johanna (Lesar) Perkovich. He was a 1946 graduate of Chisholm High School and was ordained a Roman Catholic priest on June 5, 1954, by Bishop Thomas Welch.

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