Adoration Closing

Due to inclement weather Adoration at the Cathedral will be closing at 3pm on January 16th and will reopen after the 7am Mass on January 17th weather permitting.

Adult Faith Formation: Winter Oremus

ADULT FAITH FORMATION – DVD Study Series 

“Oremus—Let us Pray” by Fr. Mark Toups   


Do you find it easy to pray? Is prayer an integral part of your day? Do you hear God’s voice in your daily life, and know how to respond accordingly?

In Oremus You Will:
•Become aware of God’s presence in your life
•Discover the simple yet profound steps of Catholic prayer
•Learn how to respond to God and express yourself in prayer
•Discover how to hear God’s voice in Scripture, in your heart, and in ordinary moments.
•Learn how to overcome frustrations, distractions, and dryness in prayer
•See that desolation and consolation are a normal part of everyone’s walk with God
•Grow in your relationship with God and those around you……and more...
         (Format: Student Workbook, Small Group Discussion, DVD presentations.)


Where/When: January 24 through March 22 (9 sessions)
                         St. Mary's -- Tuesdays from 6:30 - 8:30pm 
                         Cathedral -- Wednesdays from 9:30 - 11:30am 
Cost:  $16
Registration Deadline:  Monday, January 16.
                  Make checks payable to “St. Mary’s.” 
                   OR
Pick up a form in Cathedral’s Gathering Space & St. Mary’s Commons. 


For any further questions, contact:  Donna 507-454-1296.

Cor Jesu at Cathedral

The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart invites you to attend Cor Jesu, an evening
of Eucharistic Adoration, Confession, and praise & worship. 


The evening begins with exposition at 7PM and concludes with snacks and fellowship. It is a time to rest in the presence of the Lord, sing and meditate, and receive forgiveness of your sins through the Sacrament of Penance.



WHO? Everyone is welcome - invite your
family and friends!
WHAT? Adoration, Confession, Praise &
Worship, and Fellowship
WHEN? 7-9pm every 1st Friday: Jan 6th,
Feb 3rd, March 3rd
WHERE? Cathedral of the Sacred Heart,
360 Main Street, Winona, MN
WHY? Because God loves you!



For more information: 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/WinonaCorJesu
Email: corjesuwinona@gmail.com
Leandra Hubka: (507) 990-3402
Steven Lehn: (507) 312-9041

City-Wide Christmas Mass and Confession Schedule

Christmas Eve

Saturday, December 24

4:00pm --- Basilica of St. Stan's
4:00pm --- St. Casimir
4:30pm --- St. Mary's
5:15pm --- Cathedral - Caroling starts at 4:30pm
6:30pm --- St. John's 
8:00pm --- St. Mary's
9:00pm --- Cathedral - Caroling starts at 8:30pm
10:00pm --- Basilica of St. Stan's

Christmas Day

Sunday, December 25

7:00am --- Cathedral
8:00am --- St. John's
8:30am --- St. Mary's
9:00am --- St. Casimir
10:00am --- Basilica of St. Stan's
10:30am --- Cathedral
10:30am --- St. Mary's 

Confessions for Christmas

At Cathedral:

Tuesday - Friday: 11:45am
Thursday, December 22: 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Friday, December 23: 5:00 to 6:00 pm
Saturday, December 24: 10:00 to 11:00 am

At St. Mary's:

Wednesday, December 21: 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Thursday, December 22: 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Saturdays: 3:30 to 4:15 pm

Attention! All Parish Volunteers/Liturgical Ministers


Thank you for your participation in parish life at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart and St. Casimir’s Parish.  Because of your involvement and because you are in a position to help us protect God’s children, we would like to invite you to attend a VIRTUS training session.  It is mandatory that all adults who work with children or vulnerable adults take this training.

There is an upcoming VIRTUS training session on:

Wednesday, December 7 at 6:30PM -- St. Mary's University (Hillside Hall #222)

Parish Ministries which require VIRTUS:

Parish Festival Volunteers
Choir: Children's (adults who work/volunteer with)
Coffee and Donuts Hosts
Communion to Assisted Living and Homebound
Elizabeth Ministry
Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist (Communion Ministers at Mass)
ENDOW (adult leaders for teen ENDOW)
Families in Faith
Event Reception Workers
Funeral Luncheon Workers /Funeral Committee
Home Delivered Meals
Outreach to St. Ann's & Callista Ct.
Sacristans
Welcome Committee
Young at Heart Workers
Adult Altar Servers
Ushers


Sign up under First Time Registrant at http://www.virtusonline.org/virtus/



Join us for the 27th Annual National Night of Prayer for Life

On the Feast of the Immaculate Conception (then celebrated on December 9th), Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas and the preborn, first appeared to St. Juan Diego.

The 27 Annual National Night of Prayer for Life bridges these two feasts to honor Our Blessed Mother and prays through her intercession for the establishment of a Culture of Life, protection for the Church from persecution, and asks Our Lord to REVIVE OUR LAND.

Join us in prayer Thursday, December 8th (after the 5:15 pm Holy Day Mass) from 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Winona.

 All are invited to participate!   



For more information, see www.nationalnightofprayer.org. If you cannot join us in person, please join us in individual prayer.


Join us for Movie Night on Friday, December 9th!

Movie Night – Come Join Us!  


What: A Christmas Carol     
When: Friday December 9 
Where: A Christmas Carol - Cathedral's St. Augustine Room
Time: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Who: All are welcome!




1986     G       1 hr 40 minutes

This 1984 retelling of the Charles Dickens classic is perhaps the finest version yet of this often-told story,  Dickens' timeless material looks at 19th century English life and shows us how wrong turns, if not righted, can lead good people astray.


No fee.  No signup.  Everyone is welcome! For any questions, or more information, contact Donna at 507-454-1296


Holy Hour of Prayer


Everyone is welcome to join us in the Holy Hour of Prayer for Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty.


When: Saturday, December 3 
Time: 8:30 am to 9:30 am (after the 8:00 am Mass)
Where: The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

 Gather in the Adoration Chapel in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament, where we will join in prayer, and reflection.


Bring your family and friends.  Let us pray together!

“In a world where there is so much noise, so much bewilderment, there is a need for silent adoration of Jesus concealed in the Host. Be assiduous in the prayer of adoration…It is a source of comfort and light, particularly to those who are suffering.” - Pope Benedict XVI 

Advent Cor Jesu December 2nd



As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ at Christmas, the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart invites you to attend Cor Jesu, an evening of Eucharistic Adoration, Confession, and praise & worship. The evening begins with exposition at 7PM and concludes with snacks and fellowship. It is a time to rest in the presence of the Lord, sing and meditate, and receive forgiveness of your sins through the Sacrament of Penance. As we begin the Advent season, it’s a wonderful way to prepare for Christmas!



WHO? Everyone is welcome - invite your family and friends!

WHAT? Adoration, Confession, Praise & Worship, and Fellowship

WHEN? 7-9pm, Friday, December 2nd

WHERE? Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 360 Main Street, Winona, MN

WHY? Because God loves you!


"Dear young people, the happiness you are seeking, the happiness you have a right to enjoy has a name and a face: it is Jesus of Nazareth, hidden in the Eucharist." ~Pope Benedict XVI



Liturgical Ministers Needed for Holy Day

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is celebrated on December 8th.  Please consider signing up to be an Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist, Lector, Sacristan, Usher or Altar Server for this Holy Day of Obligation.  Mass times at the Cathedral are 7am, 12:10pm, and 5:15pm.

O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.  Amen. 

Mass Taping Date Change

The Christmas Mass taping with Bishop Quinn has been rescheduled for Dec. 9th.  Christmas Mass will be taped at 9am, and New Year’s Mass will be taped at 10am at the Cahtedral.  All are welcome to attend!

Cor Jesu Dec. 2nd


Mark you calendars and plan to attend Cor Jesu on Dec. 2nd at 7pm!


Cor Jesu (Latin for Heart of Jesus) is a time of Eucharistic Adoration and praise and worship for Catholics of all ages, especially young adults. The 2 hour evening begins with solemn exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and a brief Gospel and homily. There is then a time of Adoration with praise and worship music and opportunities to go to Confession. There will be prayers to the Sacred Heart, followed by solemn Benediction. The evening concludes with a time of food and fellowship.

Online Giving Makes Sense

Manna in the Desert
While you are away for the holidays or keeping out of the cold for the whole season, don't forget your home parish.  


Reasons to sign up for Electronic Giving:
  • No need to write checks or bring cash to church.
  • Peace-of-mind knowing that the church is receiving your contribution even if you are unable to attend.
  • More secure than checks.
  • All contributions are recorded for you on your bank statement with date of settlement.
  • IT COSTS YOU NOTHING!