Saint Padre Pio Comes to America, September 25

Tuesday, September 25, 6:30 pm
Cathedral of Saint Mary, 25 8th Ave. S, St. Cloud

The tour of the relics of Padre Pio on the occasion of the 50th commemoration anniversary of Padre Pio’s death. Relics of Saint Pio will be available for public veneration. For more information and a list of all tour locations, visit

Silent Retreat for Men September 28

A Silent Retreat for men, based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, will be directed by priests from the Miles Christi Religious Order on the weekend of September 28 to 30, 2018, at the Franciscan Retreat Center in Prior Lake.

For more information and to register, please contact Karen Hastreiter at 651-451-1132 or

Catholic Apologetics: Defending the Faith

Wednesdays, September 19 – October 17

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Saint Helena, Minneapolis

In this five-week series, Father John Echert will walk us through applying apologetics to several areas of the Catholic faith. Participants will come to a deeper understanding of what we believe as Catholics and should gain confidence in making a solid defense of the Catholic faith. Cost: $20. Includes lecture, materials, large group Q&A and snack. Questions? Contact Susanna Parent at or 651.291.4411.

More information and registration

Organ Recital September 16

Organist Dr. Ray Bannon presents works by Bach, Kuhnau, Couperin, and Guilmant, plus choral preludes by Pachelbel, Gilbert Martin, and Brahms. A reception will follow. A freewill offering will be taken to benefit organ repair and maintenance.

Sunday, September 16 at 2:00 PM
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
4030 Jackson St. NE.


Catholic Watchmen Rally

Tuesday, September 25, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
St. Peter, Forest Lake

Men are invited to the Catholic Watchmen Rally. The evening includes Eucharistic Adoration, Confessions, and dinner. Bishop Andrew Cozzens will present on “Spiritual Fatherhood, Every Man’s Duty”.

Register at A free-will offering will be collected.

Questions? Contact Enzo Randazzo at or 651-291-4483.

Annual Lebanese Festival, Sept 15

St. Maron Church, 602 University Ave. NE.

Saturday, September 15 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 16 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Fresh Food, Live Music, Folkloric Dance, Silent Auction, Delicious Pastries, and much more. Fun for all ages and free admission. Please visit