Upcoming local events

Friday, May 17

Cold Spring • St. Boniface Christian Women hosts free will offering rummage sale in the St. Boniface Parish gym from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Event repeated Saturday, May 18, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. (Enter through the office door in the upper parking lot.)

Sunday, May 19

Richmond • Knights of Columbus hosts a breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to noon in Sts. Peter and Paul School gym. Menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage, breakfast links, hash browns, pancakes, doughnuts and rolls. (Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. at church.)

St. Stephen • Alaskan Mission Trip fundraiser breakfast served from 8 a.m. to noon in St. Stephen parish hall. Breakfast includes eggs, sausage, ham, hashbrowns, pancakes, caramel rolls and fruit. Free will offering. Baccalaureate Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Motorcycle blessing after Mass. (Park motorcycles in parling lot across from church.)

Thursday, May 30

St. Joseph • Spiritual R & R Day, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Spirituality Center at St. Benedict’s Monastery, offers time for quiet prayer, reflection, reading, walking, resting and meeting with a spiritual director, if desired. Group prayer begins and ends the day. Midday prayer and noon meal at the monastery are optional. Free will offering accepted. Lunch at the monastery is $13. For more information or to register, visit https://bit.ly/43PHnnW or call 320-363-7112.

Friday, May 31

Eagan • Retrouvaille weekend experience for couples in troubled marriages starts at 7 p.m. this evening and ends at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Dakota Ridge Best Western Hotel (3450 Washington Dr.). Retrouvaille is a Christian peer ministry that teaches communication skills and offers a support community to couples experiencing pain and disappointment in their marriage. Couples who attend learn the tools to rediscover each other and heal their marriage. For more information or to register call 800-470-2230 or go to http://www.helpourmarriage.org.

Sunday, June 2

Meire Grove • St. John the Baptist Parish hosts Corpus Christi Celebration beginning with Mass at 9 a.m. with Bishop Patrick Neary presiding. (Mass includes procession to parish’s four chapels.) Meire Grove Band presents concert at 10:30 a.m. followed by a social and lunch at 11:30 a.m.

St. Joseph • Spirituality Center at St. Benedict’s Monastery hosts “The Word as Artist: Retreat with the Monastic Community” starting today at 7 p.m. and continuing through 5 p.m. Friday, June 7. Benedictine Brother David Paul Lange, facilitator, will explore the dynamic implications of our individual and communal relationships with God, bringing visual art into dialogue with theology and pastoral ministry. The fee is $400, which includes meals and overnight accommodations. Register at https://bit.ly/44kcQyQ or call 320-363-7112.

The following are upcoming events in the Diocese of St. Cloud in the coming weeks. For the full calendar of events, visit https://thecentralminnesotacatholic.org/events.

To submit items for this calendar, send information to cmccalendar@gw.stcdio.org or call 320-258-7626.

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Author: The Central Minnesota Catholic

The Central Minnesota Catholic is the magazine for the Diocese of St. Cloud.

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