French Choir Comes to Cathedral 8/19/16

Polysons, an adult community choir from Epinal, France will be performing at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. The concert is free and open to the public. Come enjoy the music Friday, August 19 at 7:30 PM!

Movie Night this Friday in Cathedral's St. Augustine Room- All are welcome!

Movie Night – Come Join Us!

The Song of Bernadette      1943        Rated NR        156 mins
The true story of St. Bernadette, who as a French peasant girl saw a miraculous vision of the Virgin Mary in Lourdes, France in 1858.

When: Friday, August 12
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Cathedral’s St. Augustine Room

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

Diocesan Catechetical Day 2016- Love and Mercy: The Story of Salvation

The Sophia Institute is coming to facilitate the Diocesan Catechetical Day this year. They will be bringing in members of their staff who will instruct catechists and teachers the knowledge of the faith, and how to bring that knowledge alive for those entrusted to their care. 
We invite everyone in the diocese — priests, deacons, directors of faith formation, catechists, RCIA team leaders, Catholic school teachers, youth and young adult leaders, homeschooling parents, and interested laity — to join us this Catechetical Day as we learn more about Love and Mercy!

What: Diocesan Catechetical Day 2016, Love and Mercy: The Story of Salvation
When: Monday, August 29
Where: Lourdes High School, Rochester, MN

Sponsored by the Diocese of Winona, Office of Faith Formation. 
Please register online at: http:/

Parish Volunteering: What You Need to Know

Parish Ministries which require VIRTUS training: 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.
Welcome Committee
Young at Heart Workers
Adult Altar Servers

If you are involved in any of these ministries and have not attended a VIRTUS training, please sign up for the upcoming class on Saturday, August 27 at 9:00 am in Holy Family Hall at the Cathedral

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.

Sign up under First Time Registrant at