IMPORTANT NOTICE: CANCELLATIONS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 4TH
Due to the annual Diocesan Clergy Conference, the following Mass and Confession times are CANCELLED:
- Tuesday, October 5th: St. Andrew’s, 4:30 pm Confessions and 5:30 pm Mass
- Wednesday, October 6th: St. Andrew’s, 8:00 am Mass
- Thursday, October 7th: St. Andrew’s, 8:00 am Mass
- Friday, October 8th: St. Mathias, 8:30 am Mass
Intentions scheduled for these Masses will be fulfilled privately.
Livestream of Mass
NOTICE: End of Dispensation
End of Dispensation for Sunday Mass Attendance: July 1, 2021
Bishop Felton of Duluth and the other bishops of Minnesota have issued a letter explaining that July 1 Marks the End of the Dispensation for Sunday Mass attendance in Minnesota. Although the general dispensation will no longer be available, the Church has always recognized that certain circumstances can excuse a person from the requirement to observe the obligation. (Click here to view a copy of the statement.)
Why is attending Mass in-person so important? The celebration of the Eucharist truly is the source and summit of our faith. Pope Francis, in his homily on the Feast of Corpus Christi in 2018, said, “Jesus prepares a place for us here below because the Eucharist is the beating heart of the Church. It gives her birth and rebirth; it gathers her together and gives her strength. But the Eucharist also prepares for us a place on high, in eternity, for it is the Bread of heaven.” Thank you for your understanding and for those who are just beginning to make your return to Mass, welcome home!
BLCC Faith Formation Registration is open!
Ladies ... You are invited!
Transitional Deaconate Ordination of Daniel Richard Hammer
Altar Server Formation for St. Andrew's & St. Mathias Youth
EMAIL SCAM ALERT
Hackers have once again started targeting the public with emails, posing as priests, asking for money or personal information. Please be aware of these phishing (fake) emails. If you receive one, please contact the Parish Office at 218-829-1340 to confirm it was sent from our priest, even if it says it is a secret. Thank you!
Statement from Bishop Felton on Vaccine Mandates
Please click here to view the statement from Bishop Felton on Vaccine Mandates.
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1108 Willow Street, Brainerd MN 56401
Monday thru Friday 8:30 am- 1:30 pm
Tuesday at 5:30 pm
Wednesday at 8:00 am
Thursday at 8:00 am
Saturday at 4:30 pm
Sunday at 10:00 am
Friday at 8:30 am
Sunday at 8:00 am
Low Gluten Hosts (less than 20 ppm) are available. Please see an Usher before Mass.
Tuesdays from 4:30-5:15 pm at St. Andrew's
Saturdays from 3:30-4:15 pm at St. Andrew's
First Sundays of the month from 7:30-8:00 am at St. Mathias
By appointment: 218-829-1340
Stations of the Cross
Fr. Gabriel Waweru, Pastor
Deacon Mike Koecheler
Deacon Keith Grow
Deacon Jerry Bock
Ann Scheinost, Business Manager and Liturgical Coordinator
Anne Pritschet, Music Director
Celeste Badger, Elementary Faith Formation
Dan Johnson, RCIA & High School Faith Formation
Britt Johnson, Middle School Faith Formation
Krissy Nelson, Secretary & Bulletin Editor
Mary Stoffel, Part-time Secretary
Tim Johnson, St. Andrew Custodian
Peggy Tautges, St. Mathias Custodian