Immaculate Conception

Weekend Mass - Saturday at 5:00 PMImmaculate Conception Church
Confessions - 4:30 PM or by appointment.
Weekday Mass - Thursday at 8:30 AM                                                       

First Thursday - Villa Vista at 8:30 AM

Physical Address: 5944 Highway 210, Cromwell, MN. 55726

Mailing Address: P.O Box 378, Floodwood, MN.  55736

Driving Instructions here.

St. Louis Church, Floodwood

Weedend Masses

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

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

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 378 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 the Blessed Virgin Mary - 8:30 AM

Physical Address: 9999 Highway 133, Meadowlands, MN 55765

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 378 Floodwood, MN 55736

Driving instructions here.

OBBLIGATION TO ATTEND SUNDAY MASS IN PERSON

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the Church lifted the obbligation to attend Sunday Mass for every Catholic in the world. People since then were allowed to follow the holy Mass from home on television or on any other media that they have access to.

The Bishops of the United States have decided that, given the amount of people that have been vaccinated, and the rate of infections has dropped significantly, Catholics are obbligated to attend Sunday Mass and Mass for holy days of obbligation in person again as of Sunday July 4th.

The elderly who cannot physically attend Mass and the serious ill still have the dispensation from attending holy Mass on Sundays and holy days of obbligation. 

Saints to pray to for assistance during and epidemic

As the world goes through these difficult times with the widespread of the Coronavirus, it is most helpful to remember that God lives. God, good as he is to us, only desires the best for us. That doesn't mean that he will not allow evil like the coronavirus to happen. Let us remember that the coronavirus is man-made and not made by God. It is when we use our freedom and our talents in a way that is sinful and against the plans of God for us that disaster and epidemics happen.

God also provides protection and refuge for us in times like these. Apart from the prayers and intercessions of our Blessed Mother, the "Help of Christians" and "Refuge of sinners", there are numerous saints who have set great examples for us and have obtained healing for many believers over the centuries who have asked for their intercessions. Read about two of such saints here.

I pray that you stay safe and healthy until all calms down and we can get together again around the altar to celebrate God's love in the Holy Eucharist.

Pro-Life Movement

January 22 is the anniversary of the passing of that horrific abortion law that caused the death of millions of un-born babies in our country alone through abortion. Every year, at the anniversary of Doe vs Wade, the Pro-Life Movement have organized a 'March for Life' in numerous cities in our country. You can read about the Movement and many other articles about the effects of abortion, and also testimonies of people who were involved in the industries and what brought about their conversion here

As Catholics we should all be concerned about life and the preservation of life. We should all be praying for an end to this horrific and heinous sin against life and God. We should be advocates for the millions of the voiceless and powerless human beings in the womb who cannot speak or fight for their own right to live.

I urge you to pray for President Biden and his administration that they be advocates for life and do what every good Catholic should do, defend the dignity and sanctity of every human life at every stage.

The content of this website is updated regularly so find out more about the Pro-life movement.

You can access the Pro-Life website by going to www.pro-lifeatricles.org.

Resources for Faith Formation

Growing in our faith requires Knowing our faith. Here are some resources that you can use to learn more about your Catholic faith. Some of these websites offer a great deal of information on matters of the Catholic faith and also suggestions on how to pray in order to better our personal prayer life.

  • FORMED: Our parishes pay for an annual subscription to FORMED. Every parishioner can sign up for a personal account using this parish code - GPTWNB - to access all the programs that they offer. We have been using FORMED for RCIA, Marriage Prep, Community Adult Faith Formation (we started both at St. Louis and St. Mary's but with poor attendance) and some of youth programs. Make use of this subscription, after all we are paying for it. Click the link here to access it now www.formed.org
  • St. Augustine Institute: Great and more profound insights into a variety of issues and questions that Catholics face today. It is free and you can also buy material online. The site is https://www.augustineinstitute.org/
  • Faith Walk: Another free website is https://www.myfaithwalk.org. It offers great a deal of answers to many of your faith questions and prayer ideas.

Staff

Office Hours

Parish Office in Floodwood MN

Physical Address: 105 4th Avenue East

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 378, Floodwood, MN 55736

Mon-Thur 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Phone: 218-476-2367

email: [email protected] (Office)

           [email protected] (Pastor)

Our Bulletin

 August 1 2021 bulletin

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Download July 25 Bulletin here

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Duluth Diocese News

Deacon Kyle Eller: Resisting the politicization of everything

I’m not sure what tipped me over, but it’s been slowly building to what is now full-blown exasperation — the politicization of every sphere of life. It feels almost wrong to list examples, as if even to name a few diminishes the degree to which it is simply everywhere.

Deacon Kyle Eller

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Betsy Kneepkens: Grandparents are often key to children’s development

Pope Francis designated the fourth Sunday of July the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. He chose that Sunday because it is close to the liturgical memorial of Sts. Joachim and Anne, the grandparents of Jesus.

Betsy Kneepkens

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Father Mike Schmitz: Aren’t the bishops politicizing the Eucharist?

I am troubled by news that the bishops of the United States might ban politicians who are openly pro-abortion from receiving Holy Communion. Isn’t this politicizing the Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist for one’s own ends? I thought that the Eucharist was meant to be “medicine for those who are sick.” 

Father Michael Schmitz

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