Sposi Novelli

Cana Mother's of Young Children

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:00 – 8:30 PM, Dining Room
Moms, if you are looking for: solid friendships with other moms like you; an opportunity to delve more into your role as a woman and mother in light of your faith; practical tools you can apply right now in your marriage and family, then join us to come and see about the Cana Mothers of Young Children (ages birth – 5th grade) program that is starting in the fall at OLG on Tuesday evenings, 7:00 - 8:30 PM or Friday mornings 9:30 – 11:00 AM with free childcare.

Contact Mary Hodgdon to RSVP or ask questions at maryhodgdon@olgparish.org or in the Parish Office (x9032).

2019 Discipleship Guide Book

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Look in your mailbox for our new Discipleship Guide Book! Advertisers helped provide this service at no cost to our parish. We encourage you to think of them in the future as your needs arise. Contact amandavogt@guidebookpublishing.com for more information or if you are interested in advertising next year.

Please familiarize yourself with the OLG ministries and organizations located in the front of the book. An electronic PDF version of the Guide Book, which you can download to your computer, smartphone or tablet is available for your convenience.

Sposi Novelli BBQ

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Friday, May 17, 7:00 - 9:00 PM, Marian Patio
Calling all engaged and newly married couples! Come join Sposi Novelli for a free BBQ from Old Southern BBQ! Please bring a dessert to share. Whether it's your first event or your fifth, there will be games to help us get to know each other.

Please RSVP to Mary Hodgdon at maryhodgdon@olgparish.org by Monday, May 13 so we know thequantity of BBQ and beverages to order.

Free childcare is available for those with little ones! If you need to use the Nursery for childcare, please email Stephanie Lloyd at stephanielloyd@olgparish.org by Monday, May 13 and let her know the names and ages of your little ones.

Sposi Novelli: Healthy Habits to Strengthen Your Marriage

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Friday, March 22, 7:00 - 9:00 PM, Frassati Room
All engaged and newly married couples are invited to join Sposi Novelli for an exciting event featuring Dr. Daniel McClure who will be speaking on “Healthy Habits to Strengthen Your Marriage”. Come, meet other couples, and enjoy an evening of fellowship with your partner! Food and refreshments provided.

Dr. McClure graduated from St. John Vianney Seminary at the University of St Thomas and has his Doctorate from Divine Mercy University’s Institute of Psychological Sciences where he received his PhD is Psychology. Dr. McClure currently is in practice in St Paul.

The Temperament God Gave You - Moms Small Group

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8 sessions on alternating Tuesdays, January 29 - May 7, 2019, Frassati Room
9:30 - 11:00 AM or 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Moms - Make time to learn about a topic that will benefit you in your role as a wife and mother! What is a temperament and how does it affect every relationship in your life?  Join a Mothers of Young Children (birth through 5th grade) group as we seek to understand the gifts God has given in each person’s temperament and use this knowledge to unlock motivation, real communication and conflict resolution with our kids, spouses and coworkers. Let us know if you are interested in joining the Temperament God Gave You group that is starting this January at OLG! Childcare available. Contact Mary Hodgdon, Director of Marriage and Family, marriage@olgparish.org orin the Parish Office (x9032) for more information and to register.

Celebrate Marriage

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Friday, January 25, 2019 , 5:45 - 9:00 PM 

Jim and Maureen Otremba

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Mark your calendars, book your babysitter and join us for an enriching date night with your spouse!

The evening includes Mass with a marriage blessing, a cozy catered dinner with wine by the fire in the Commons and an inspiring talk by Jim and Maureen Otremba, married 23 years.

Cost

$50 per couple, before December 25. Save by registering early. After December 25, cost is $55 per couple)

Questions?

Contact Meghan Hodgdon at meghan.m.hodgdon@gmail.com or 651-769-3280.

Beauty Elevates

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Saturday, December 8, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Church of St. Raphael, Crystal
Mothers of Young Children are invited to a special morning just for you!  Slow down, smell the coffee, and reflect this Advent! Receive real tips from real women who recognize the immense role you play in your home, workplace and community.  Grow in beauty of your mind, body and soul. OLG staff member, Sr. Julieta, one of three featured speakers, will give us practical ideas on how to more appreciate and grow the beauty of our souls and the souls of our children. Elevate your Advent!  The day ends at with Mass for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.  Nursing moms always welcome!

Register

Cost is $20. Scholarships available. Register here.

For More Information

Amy Holewa 763.391.0205 arholewa@gmail.com

Brought to you by

The Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis Marriage, Family and Life Office and Cana Family Institute.

A Message from Father Kevin

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Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Gratitude – it lays the foundation for our faith life at Our Lady of Grace. As we reflect on all that God has given us, and move ever closer to Jesus, we move forward on mission – because love impels us! (cf. 2 Corinthians 5:14).
 
Today, over 7,700 members call our parish home. Together, we are called to live lives of magnanimity, sharing with others from the substance of our lives and hearts. Wherever you are at in your faith journey, I welcome you and your family to ponder how you might serve within our parish community and share your gifts. 
 
If you have already completed and returned your Stewardship Commitment Card – thank you!  We are grateful for your response.
 
If you have not responded, I invite you to participate in our renewal by completing this online Stewardship Commitment Form. Your efforts in responding more fully enables us to continue the valuable ministry God calls us to do as a parish.

May God bless you,
Father Kevin Finnegan, Pastor


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Sposi Novelli - "Minute to Win It"

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Friday, November 30, 7:00– 9:00 PM, Frassati Room
If you are a newlywed or engaged couple, whether you are a competitive game player or just enjoy watching the competition, please join us! Sposi Novelli, OLG’s ministry for the newly married, is hosting a Christmas-themed “Minute to Win It” event. Christmas-themed means ugly Christmas sweaters are encouraged. We’ll have Christmas cookies, coffee and hot chocolate bar, as well as appetizers while watching or competing in games.

RSVP on our Facebook event page, Minute-to-win-it Date Night. Childcare for up to age 4 provided in the Nursery, but reservations are necessary with Veronica Whelan at veronicawhelan@olgparish.org

Archdiocesan Catholic Watchmen Rally

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Thursday, November 29, 6:30 - 9:00 PM
St. Nicholas, Elko New Market

Bring a friend to the Catholic Watchmen Rally! Men from all over the archdiocese are invited. We will all participate in a conversation with Archbishop Hebda and the “Rediscover Hour” host, Patrick Conley. There will be time for Adoration and Confession. Dinner will be provided.

Register

Register at thecatholicwatchmen.com. A free will offering will be collected at the rally ($10 suggested). Contact Enzo Randazzo at randazzov@archspm.org or 651-291-4483 with questions.