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      Holy Thursday Youth & Family Mass: We need youth and family involvement for Mass on Holy Thursday (April 17th). We will be asking our youth to act as altar servers, ushers, lectors, choir members and gift bearers. We also need volunteers from the parents of our religious education students to have their feet washed as part of the Holy Thursday service.

      1st Communion: On Sunday, April 27th Finn Furcht, Cy Oberholtzer, Caiden Spry and Olivia Thostenson will come to the Lord’s table for the first time to receive the sacrament of the Eucharist. Please remember them in your prayers as they prepare to receive this sacrament.

      Resources for Lent

      Every year there are more and more resources available online to help us and prod us along on our Lenten journey. Maybe a good start would be to read the The Joy of the Gospel: Evangelii Gaudium by Pope Francis. You can read it on the Vatican Website here. There is an option to download the PDF file (just over 200 pages) at the upper right side of the page. It is also available in print for around $10 from Amazon and other booksellers.

       Online Ministries from Creighton University is one of the most comprehensive sites with everything from daily reflections to online retreats to reading groups. If social justice is more your bent check out  paxchristiusa.org for reflections and action ideas. And of course there is an app for everything these days including Catholic Relief Services website with daily reflections, action ideas, recipes for meatless Lenten meals and much more-see for yourself!  Watch the Spiritual Growth page of the parish web site for more links and ideas.


      Fasting and Abstinence During Lent:

      Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of fast and abstinence, that is, we may have only one full meal and two smaller ones on those days for people who are 14 years old to 60 years old. (No snacking). No meat may be eaten or used on those two days.

      All the Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence, that is no meat is to be eaten or used on those days.

      A conscious effort during all the days of Lent to eat and drink less.

      Quitting smoking and alcohol.




    • St. John's Catholic Church                     Holy Rosary Catholic Church
      10 East 5th Street 43 Upper Road
      PO Box 549 Grand Portage, MN
      Grand Marais, MN 55604 Mailing Address: PO Box 549
      218-387-1409 Grand Marais, MN 55604
      Mass Times:  
      Saturday 5:00 PM and Sunday 9:00 AM Sunday 12:00 PM
      Daily Mass~Monday-Friday 8:15 AM  
      Reconciliation: Saturday 4:00 PM 
         or by appointment
      By appointment
      Adoration: Wednesday 4:00-5:15 PM
        followed by Benediction
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    • Calendar
      • Apr 17, 2014
        9:00 AM
      • Apr 17, 2014
        4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
      • Apr 17, 2014
        6:00 PM
        Bring your Rice Bowls and food for the Food Shelf. Tonight the holy oils will be presented, the Gloria will be sung with bells ringing, 12 “disciples” will have their feet washed, and at the closing, the Blessed Sacrament will be carried to the Reconciliation Room for Eucharistic Adoration till 10:00 p.m.. The altar will be stripped bare and the church will be emptied in preparation for Good Friday.
      • Apr 18, 2014
        9:00 AM
      • Apr 18, 2014
        1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
      • Apr 18, 2014
        3:30 PM
        Today we do not celebrate Mass. Our service begins with the Liturgy of the Word, which includes the reading of the Passion of Our Lord. This is followed by prayers or intercessions for all people. The cross is then carried forward for veneration by all. The service concludes with Holy Communion.
      • Apr 18, 2014
        6:00 PM
        The annual Community Crosswalk procession will begin at St. John’s Catholic Church at 6:00 PM on Friday April 18th. This year’s route will take us west to 3rd Ave then south to Highway 61 to the Java Moose parking lot. From there we’ll head east along Wisconsin St through down-town to the Senior Center parking lot. Then up 2nd Ave E to the Evangelical Free Church. The Grand Marais Evangelical Free Church will host the Community Good Friday service at 7:00 PM. Rev. Dale McIntire of Cornerstone Community Church will speak. The community is encouraged to attend both events. Walkers may join the Crosswalk at any location along the route.
      • Apr 19, 2014
        9:00 AM
      • Apr 19, 2014
        12:00 PM
        Bring your Easter Baskets or some food item for your Easter celebration to the church for a short blessing service.
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