Chris Stefanick March 14th - Register Now!


Chris Stefanick, a fantastic national Catholic youth speaker, will be hosting a Senior High Retreat (9th-12th Grade) at St. Mary's School in Owatonna, MN on Saturday, March 14th, 2015.

The theme of the retreat will be "The Core of the Gospel". Join Chris as he shares his faith, “You know in the depths of your heart you were made for something noble, beautiful, authentic and true in that area of your life.  Say yes to authentic love, to real relationships, to your Maker’s plan.”  His

Schedule:
  • 9:30 am - Check-in
  • 10:00 am - Welcome, Music, Games
  • 12:00 Lunch - Pizza/beverage/dessert
  • 3:00 Snack and Door Prizes
  • 5:00 pm - Mass at Sacred Heart
  • 6:00  - Day Concludes
The cost of the retreat is $25/person. This event has a limited capacity and will sell out. Please register early to get a spot. For more information, please contact the parish office at kbergin@cathedralwinona.org or 452-4770. To see the impact Chris has, watch his video below on the Mass. For more information on Chris, please click on Read More.

Cathedral Parish Cluster Mission This Week




CALL TO PERPETUAL ADORATION October 27-29, 2014
ALL ARE WELCOME
CATHEDRAL OF THE SACRED HEART


Parish Mission on Perpetual Adoration begins with weekend homilies at all our Masses (October 25-26)  preached by Fr. Sean Davidson and Fr. David Nugent,  members of the Missionaries of the Most Holy Eucharist, a new public clerical association based in southeast France.

In addition to speaking at the Homily time at all Masses, they will give three Mission Talks on (October 27-29 at 7PM) Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights.  1. The Mystery of the Real Presence; 2. Adoration in the Gospels;  3. Saint Mary Magdalene, Prophetess of Divine Love.


If you are interested in signing up to spend an hour with our Lord in adoration, please fill out the information form HERE or contact the parish office. 



New Feminism Conference November 8th


Understanding the Challenge of Saint John Paul II to promote a "New Feminism".

Saturday, November 8th
St. Augustine, Austin MN
8 am - 8 pm

Join us for a day of knowledge and inspiration about the great dignity of womanhood and femininity! The New Feminism themes will be expounded in three fields: medical, philosophical/cultural, and spiritual. There will be a teen track and three adult tracks, you can choose which topics you want to learn about the most!

To register or for more information:
www.dow.org   (507) 454-4643
endow@dow.org

Living the Fourth: Born This Way (Video)


This week's video is brought to us by Fr. Will Thompson's video series "Living the Fourth". Born This Way shows the transition to not just being what you were when you were born, but to journey forward to be who God wants you to be. 


To check out more of the "Living the Fourth" video series, check out the YouTube playlist here



Respect Life Sunday Life Chain (Pictures)

On Sunday, October 5th (Respect Life Sunday), community members gathered along Huff Street in Winona to take part in the nation-wide Life Chain.  It was a time of peaceful and prayerful witness to the sanctity of human life.  Prayers were offered for all those affected by abortion and for the over 55 million lives of pre-born babies lost to abortion.



A Message From Bishop Quinn




The video above contains a message from Bishop John Quinn of the Diocese of Winona regarding the recent developments in the diocese, including abuse, reporting policies and bankruptcy reports. 
Please take a minute to listen and pray for everyone involved.

Matthew Kelly: Holiness IS Possible (Video)




This week's video is about Holiness. Matthew Kelly talks about how holiness isn't just something that is possible for those around us - it's possible for us as well. It's easy to get started on your path by creating just one moment a day.





New Feminism Conference Nov 8th


Understanding the Challenge of Saint John Paul II to promote a "New Feminism".

Saturday, November 8th
St. Augustine, Austin MN
8 am - 8 pm

Join us for a day of knowledge and inspiration about the great dignity of womanhood and femininity! The New Feminism themes will be expounded in three fields: medical, philosophical/cultural, and spiritual. There will be a teen track and three adult tracks, you can choose which topics you want to learn about the most!

To register or for more information:
www.dow.org   (507) 454-4643
endow@dow.org

Ocean of Mercy (Video)




This week's video comes from Chris Stefanick. He reminds us there is no sin too great for God. Even the disciples and saints had great sins when they gave their lives over to Christ and He did great things through them. It's never to late to let Him into your life.




Cathedralfest

Thank you to everyone who helped make this year's Cathedralfest a success! A special thanks to the festival committee who put in so much of their time and energy into the planning and executing of last weekend's events.