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September 14, 2021

• Father Clay & My Spiritual Journey to Wellness Sept. 18, 2021

Laurie Russell Pickert

PARISHIONER KATIE WALTER PRESENTATION TALK: FATHER CLAY AND MY JOURNEY TOWARD SPIRITUAL WELLNESS SEPTEMBER 18, 2021 following the 4PM Mass @ St. Stan’s Katie Walter soaked up Father Clay and his wisdom and love during his last 15 years at St. Stan’s. In this talk, she shares how she applied his message of love and […]

September 14, 2021

• Red Cross Blood Drive Sept. 17, 2021

Laurie Russell Pickert

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE St. Stan’s will again be hosting a blood drive to support the Red Cross, Friday, September 17 from 9am-3pm. The Red Cross blood mobile will be in front of the church. To sign up, contact Mark Thiel at 651-647-6675 or We are unable to allow drop-ins this year due to […]

August 30, 2021

• Fall Festival September 12, 2021 11am-3pm

Laurie Russell Pickert

FALL FEST SEPTEMBER 12, 2021 This year’s Fall Fest event will be held on St. Stan’s church lawn on September 12, 2021 from 11am to 3pm. Our Fall Fest will center around an outside picnic meal, raffle, and pull tabs event. While we are still living with the COVID19 pandemic and as more people become […]

August 22, 2021

• Blog: I admit it: these kids are pushing my buttons

Laurie Russell Pickert

The summer is getting long … and this year, the fighting and button pushing between my kids is making it hard for me to concentrate. I want them to go back to school so they can interact with people their own age. And so that their fighting can stop pushing my buttons. This reading from […]

July 24, 2021

• Blog: God’s “in” his heaven, and all is right in my world

Laurie Russell Pickert

We’re spending the week in “God’s Country” – an informal nickname for the part of Minnesota where I grew up. I guess people call this God’s Country because it feels so far away, and there are definitely more trees than people. I know it’s not heaven, but it does make me feel close to God […]

July 8, 2021

• Blog: Gardens, rabbits, and spirituality

Laurie Russell Pickert

My heart has been changed, and it’s proof that gentle prayers asking God to help you find peace can help you. It took almost 9 years, but I can finally look at a rabbit in my yard with peace in my heart.   Read more @ www.dearpeoplewhomgodloves

June 22, 2021

• BeBrave – Signature Talk Studio Showcase

Laurie Russell Pickert

This Thursday, our St. Stan’s blogger Katie Walter is participating in a Signature Talk Showcase on the BeMoved Facebook page. She’s talking about her spiritual journey and how she’s integrated her relationship with God with her other work toward physical and emotional well being. Just a warning, early listeners cried when they heard it. However: […]

June 12, 2021

• Blog: Jesus Is Inclusive: A Pride Month Story

Laurie Russell Pickert

Father Clay says “Jesus was inclusive.” And he says we’re called to mirror that inclusiveness and communicate it in the way we live. Which means that it was my petition, too. It’s my job to live the value of human rights even when – especially when – it isn’t my humanity that’s under attack.   […]

June 5, 2021

• July 1 Marks End of Dispensation in MN

Laurie Russell Pickert

To learn more about the July 1st end of dispensation please see this link at the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. and Archbishop Hebda’s Letter to the Diocese.

June 1, 2021

• Masses Changes Beginning in June

Laurie Russell Pickert

MASS CHANGES THIS MONTH We thank you all for your kind patience, understanding, and consideration of safety for yourself and others as we move through the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning the weekend of June 5 & 6, we plan to resume the celebration of Mass as we had before the pandemic.  We will continue to live […]

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