6:45 AM and 12:10 PM
In the Chapel
(except Holy Days & Holidays)
6:15 AM and 11:15 AM
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
are from 7:15am to 3:00pm Monday thru Friday. 651-224-3379
Please consider a gift to The Father Paul Morrissey, S.M. In Memory of John Nasseff Endowment Fund. Your donation will provide support to all aspects of Saint Louis Church, including preservation and annual operations. Please click HERE for more information.
Have you ever misplaced your church envelopes when it is time to leave for Mass? Consider Electronic Giving. There is no fee associated or minimum amount required to use this method of giving. Funds can be deducted from a savings or checking account and St. Louis receives 100% of your intended donation. It is easy to sign up for and easy to cancel or change. Please call the parish office to learn more about EFT-Electronic Funds Transfer, 651-224-3379.
As part of the website for St. Louis Church, you can now donate online. Visit our website at https://www.stlouiskingoffrance.org and click on the Dedications/Donations tab. Then follow the instructions for Online Giving, Honorary Bell Ringing, Mass Intentions, Foundation For the Future, Music Sponsorship, and The Endowment Fund.
View previous bulletins on the website in the calendar & events section. The inside featured photos are now in full color – HERE
In an effort to stay more connected with our parishioners and friends, St. Louis Church is asking for updated contact information, especially email addresses. Our goal is to use this updated data to more effectively communicate with you regarding schedule changes and pertinent parish news. We will be implementing in the future the option to receive our weekly parish bulletin electronically, which is more efficient and cost-efficient for the parish. Emails will be kept private and secured. Please go to our website stlouiskingoffrance.org and click the orange button on the opening page on the right-hand side that reads “Update My Information” and follow the instructions.
The Catholic Spirit has compiled a list of parish festivals for 2021 and more are being added weekly. View HERE.
We are blessed here at St. Louis Church to honor our loved ones with not only Mass intentions but also the ringing of our church bells as well. Masses can be scheduled through December 31st of this year. The stipend is $10. for Masses. Dates for the ringing of the Bells can also be scheduled through the end of the year. The offering for the bell ringing is $25. Envelopes for your requests are located in the vestibule of the church. They can be dropped in any collection basket or mailed to the parish office. Scheduling of Masses and Bell requests for 2022 will begin on December 1st 2021.
Next Weekend we will be taking up our 4th Sunday of the Month Collection for our maintenance fund. Some of the recent projects that your generous contributions have helped fund are: the caulking of all of the steps attached to the church and rectory along with some areas of the sidewalks. Tuck pointing in a number of areas on the outside of the church, chapel and rectory to help fortify the 110 year old brick. Repaired water damaged wall in Chapel Vestibule. Resurface and restripe the parking lot.
Our program has changed for this Tuesday September 21st recital. Professor Wolfgang Rübsam will be our recitalist. Professor Rübsam is the organist atSt. Louis King of France Church. Recitals take place after the 12:10pm Mass. For a complete schedule of concert information, see our website HERE
September 24-26 at Christ the King Retreat Center, Buffalo. We are pleased to announce that Fiat Ministries Discernment Retreat is coming to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Single women age 18-28 who are seeking to do God’s will are invited to attend. Religious sisters from various orders assist at the retreat by giving talks, leading small groups, giving their testimonies, and providing a joyful witness of what it means to be a consecrated Religious Sister. The Fiat Discernment Retreat seeks to foster prayer, self knowledge, and authentic discernment in young women to re-center their focus back on God and the universal call to holiness. The cost of the retreat is $100. which includes meals, lodging and materials. Registration and more information can be found HERE.
Join in praying the rosary as we process from the State Capitol to the Cathedral of Saint Paul. Gather at the MN State Capitol approach at 6:30pm, for the procession which will begin at 7:00pm. We will conclude with Marian prayers, Eucharistic Adoration, and Benediction at the Cathedral. See more information HERE.
Saturday, October 16, 6:00pm – 10pm at Mary, Mother of the Church, Burnsville, and St. John the Baptist, New Brighton Archdiocesan Youth Day our youth with our Lord, our bishops and other teens. The evening will include great music, Mass, adoration, inspiring talks, conservation with the bishops and more. Visit HERE for registration and more information.
Tuesday, October 5, 4:00pm, virtual event. In this Year of St. Joseph, join Fr. John Floeder virtually as he explores this amazing saint in his title as Silent Witness hosted by Saint Joseph, Rosemount. This is part of the Cuppa Joe series: 10 talks by 10 theologians on the 10 wonders of Saint Joseph, taking place at 10 locations in our Archdiocese entrusted to the patronage of our spiritual father. These talks come just in time for your afternoon coffee. All talks are posted on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram – and HERE
Saturday, October 23, 8:30am-3:30pm, at Trinity School, Eagan. There will be four talks by Peter Herbeck, the vice president and director of missions for Renewal Ministries. For more than thirty years, he has been actively involved in evangelization and Catholic renewal throughput the US, Canada, Africa, and Eastern Europe. Peter is a co-host for the weekly television program “The Choices We Face.” There will also be Praise and Worship. Cost $20.-40. Visit HERE for more.
While COVID-19 social distancing and isolation policies have been hard on everyone, the consequences have been especially difficult for seniors living in long-term care facilities. Watch the video HERE.
Be in-the-know with news from your Catholic Community and the Church around the world. Get the Catholic Spirit, the award-winning newspaper of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, in your home. Free subscriptions for parishioners are available via each parish. Contact your parish office to be added to the mailing list. Or purchase an annual subscription for yourself or a friend at TheCatholicSpirit.com. Just $20.20 through the end of the year. Questions or story ideas? Contact us at CatholicSpirit@archspm.org.
Join others in your community at a pro-life educational gathering and learn about the challenges we face and how you can make a difference in protecting life. This free, one-hour presentation is given by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL). Five dates and locations are available in the Archdiocese:
Visit HERE for more information.
The legislative arm of the Minnesota Catholic Conference, offers a number of resources that help busy Catholics stay involved in important local and national political discussions. Learn more by visiting HERE.
In Celebration of the Year of St. Joseph in our Archdiocese, the celebration committee asked the St. Joseph Business Guild to create and publish a prayer book. The book uses the 10 Wonders concept from the book “Consecration to St. Joseph” by Donald H. Calloway as a cohesive Archdiocesan theme that coincides with the monthly Cuppa Joe lecture series. The cost of the prayer book is $2.95. For bulk orders of 25 or more copies, please visit HERE. Smaller orders may be purchased from Leaflet Missal, 976 West Minnehaha Ave, St. Paul, or online HERE.
We are in need of Eucharistic Ministers for our 12:30pm Mass on Sundays. If you wish to volunteer please contact Cindy Schweiger at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also contact the parish office at 651-224-3379.
Classes teach couples the Church-approved methods on how to achieve or postpone pregnancy while embracing the beauty of God’s gift of sexuality. For a complete list of classes offered throughout the Archdiocese, visit HERE or call 651-291-4489.
A notice was sent to the parish office recently that as of Friday, July 30th the ramp at the Elmer Anderson building has been closed for parking on the weekends. Abundant parking however still exists in the open lot on Wabasha and 10th, ‘kitty-corner’ from the front of the church.
Saving Marriages for more than 25 years. Please visit their website HERE.
We welcome all new parishioners into our parish family. To register, please call the parish office at 651-224-3379.
Some of our brothers and sisters who are living in care facilities do not have access to the sacraments due to COVID-19 restrictions. This is possible to do safely. How can you make a difference? There are four concrete actions you can take.
There is plenty of free parking in two different areas for the weekend Masses. 1. Our own church parking lot behind the church. 2. The parking lot at the corner of 10th and Wabasha for the Ramsey County Department of Public Health.
For the Traveler
Go to http://www.masstimes.org when traveling type in the location to which you are traveling. It will list Catholic churches, Mass times, and directions to the church.
Thank you to our parishioners and friends who have provided us with your email addresses. Our first email announcements were sent out from the parish office a few weeks ago as well as an electronic version of the weekly bulletin if requested.
***Any parishioner or friend who would like to receive an electronic version of the bulletin and special announcements from the parish office, please call or email Ramona at 651-224-3379 or email email@example.com***
If you have changed your address, telephone number or email address, or you wish to receive or discontinue contribution envelopes, please call the parish office to update your records and preferences at 651-224-3379. Note that if you’ve been a member for a few years we may not have an email address on file for you yet.
Adults who would like to become Catholic or Catholic Adults who have never been confirmed may become part of the RCIA Program (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adult). Interested candidates may contact the parish office and Fr. Roland will contact you for an interview. The telephone number of the rectory is 651-224-3379 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did you know the time you spend driving in your car can be an opportunity to grow in faith, to be renewed in hope and to be reminded of God’s love for you and for the world? Simply tune your dial to 1330 AM, where you will hear engaging and dynamic Catholic programming on Relevant Radio®. You can also download the free Relevant Radio mobile app and take your faith with you wherever you go! Fuel your drive with spiritual nourishment this spring.
The police recommend that when you are confronted by a person asking you for money, a very good response is to immediately say “no” and to keep moving. If the person persists, repeat your response of “no” but briefly communicate to them that you will make a contribution to help support the work of Catholic Charities or the Union Gospel Mission or the Naomi Center and will pray for them. Individuals in need should be referred to these places. Finally if you feel threatened in any way and you are carrying your cell phone, call 911 and report the incident. At no time should you ever reach into your wallet or purse.
The policy of our parish is that we are unable to honor individual requests for financial or any other kind of help. The parish does support both the Union Gospel Mission (literally around the corner on Minnesota and 9 St.) and Dorothy Day House (three blocks west, near Assumption Church). Persons in need should seek assistance from those organizations. Please do not give any money to someone asking. If you are approached either outside or inside the church, please report the incident to the parish office at 651-224-3379 or email at email@example.com
The City of St. Paul has changed Tenth Street into a one-way street beginning at Jackson Street and going west to Cedar. There will be designated bike lanes on the south side of 10th street as well. Therefore any parking that was allowed on the south side of 10th street will no longer exist. The fire department has also graciously allowed parking beginning at 9:00am daily on the north-side of 10th street. Please do not park in this area before 9:00am as the fire department has pick up and drop offs of personnel from 6:00am to 9:00am daily.
we have many items in our lost and found, some from last winter. If you may have lost an item, St. Anthony could be beckoning you to check our lost and found in the sacristy. Please stop by after Mass.
Please remember that we depend upon your weekly contribution to sustain our operations and maintain our facilities. You can easily continue your financial support for our Parish even if you cannot be here physically – either by mail or contributing electronically using our website, Please mail to the office at St. Louis Church, 506 Cedar Street, St. Paul 55101. Thank you!
Part of the time we spend before and after Mass, can be for some of us, greeting friends and acquaintances. We should never forget that we are in the House of God and that numerous people come to pray quietly before and after Mass and in some cases both. Let’s do our best to keep our voices always to a whisper remembering we are in the holy presence of God.
We are looking for altar servers for all of the weekend Masses. Training is available and we ask that you be in at least 3rd grade or higher. Please contact the parish office if you are interested. If you are in the third grade or higher. (651) 224-3379
We are looking for a few more eucharistic Ministers to help out at the weekend Masses. Training is available and being a reader at Mass is not required. Please contact Cindy Schweiger at 612-834-0049 or email Cindy at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you or someone you know is in need of prayers, please call or email the parish office and we will add their names to our list of intentions: email@example.com or call 651-224-3379.
Those who are interested in ushering for a Mass, please see the ushers in the back of the Church at least 15 minutes before the start of Mass. You may also contact Brendan Cohen at (651)336-4640. Appropriate dress is encouraged.
Adoration extends its influence far beyond the individual adorers, touching their homes and families and reaching out to the parish community and beyond. (Pope Paul VI)
St. Louis offers Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at 11 am, immediately before the 12:10 pm Wednesday Mass.
You can set up weekly donations, mass and bell sponsorship, music program sponsorship, or donate to our Foundation for the Future campaign through the Online Giving section of our website. Thank you for supporting St. Louis Church!