Faith Formation Classes for Grades 1 – 5 meet this Wednesday, Nov. 6th, from 6:30 – 7:45pm. Next Wednesday, Nov. 13th, is our annual required Safety Session for all registered students in Faith Formation who attend the weekly sessions, as well as the Family Faith Formation students. Please plan on having your child attend this important and informative session.

The First Reconciliation Parent Meeting is this Wednesday, Nov. 6th, from 6:30 – 7:30pm in Room #304 in the School. All parents of children preparing for Reconciliation and 1st Communion this year are required to attend this meeting. Childcare available upon request. Please contact Kathy at for more details.

Family Faith Formation meets next Sunday, Nov. 10th, at 9:30am in the School Cafeteria.
Join us at Loaves and Fishes on Nov. 12th, at St. Gabriel’s in Hopkins. To sign-up, contact Kathy Hejna.

A VIRTUS Session will be held on Thursday, Nov. 14th, at 6:00pm. All volunteers who work with youth are required to attend a VIRTUS Session, complete a background check, and sign a Code of Conduct. For information about registering for a session, contact Kathy at (952) 472-8202.

Youth Ministry Corner

Confirmation Session #3 is Sunday, Nov. 3rd, from 6:30 – 8:00pm or Wednesday, Nov. 6th, from 5:00 – 6:30pm in the Presentation Room. All candidates, please mark your calendars for the mandatory Personal Safety Lesson on Nov. 10th or 13th.

Middle School Faith Formation meets on Nov. 6th, for an extended session from 6:30 – 8:30pm for our Parent Education Night in conjunction with OLL School. All Middle Schoolers should attend like normal and contact Michelle Boris if they need to leave at the regular time of 7:45pm. Parents are also encouraged to attend. There will be a parent track and a youth track as we watch the video Screenagers about growing up in the digital age. See you there!

All 6th – 8th graders registered for Faith Formation (Wednesday night or Family Faith Formation) must attend the mandatory Personal Safety Lesson on Nov. 13th, from 6:30 – 7:45pm in the Presentation Room. Mark your calendars for our next Edge Middle School Youth Group on Nov. 17th, from 5:30 – 7:30pm. See you there!

YOUTH BAND We are currently seeking 6th – 12th grade Vocalists and 9th – 12th grade Musicians to join in leading music at the 10:30am Mass once a month. You only need to commit to one month at a time. Just check the bulletin for upcoming Masses, and then email us at least a week in advance to receive a lineup of songs and music to learn ahead of time. We will meet at 8:00am the morning of the Mass to rehearse as a group. Our next Mass is on Nov. 17th. Please email Michelle Boris at by Nov. 10th if you would like to be a part of it. Be sure to include what instruments you play (if you’re in high school) or if you want to be a vocalist, and please also copy a parent on your email.

WINTERBLAST is an overnight lock-in with hundreds of other 6th – 8th graders from the Archdiocese, and you’re invited! Join us December 13th – 14th for a lock-in filled with faith, fun & food! We will start with Mass at St. Vincent de Paul and then go to the Maple Grove Community Center where you get to choose from swimming, skating, movies, sports, face painting, raffles, Eucharistic Adoration, pizza & much more! The cost is $40 and covers transportation to and from OLL. The bus leaves OLL at 6:30pm on Friday, Dec. 13th, and arrives back at about 6:15am on Saturday, Dec. 14th. Permission slips & payment due by Nov. 15th at 5:00pm. Anyone who registers after this point will be put on a waiting list. Adults and teens are invited to attend as Chaperones and Teen Leaders. Teens must be in 10th grade or above and commit to attending Teen Leader Training on the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 8th, as well as the entirety of the event. Chaperones & Teen Leaders attend for free! Contact Michelle Boris to sign-up.

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