Cathedralfest Help & Donations

As Cathedralfest is quickly approaching us, various booths are still looking for help and donations! If you are interested in volunteering at the fest, please sign up in the Cathedral gathering space or call the parish office at (507) 452-4770

Coffee Cakes: 8-10 bakers are needed to help make the coffee cakes on October 14 & 15. Raspberry cream cheese, brown sugar pecan, and poppy seed cakes are being sold before and after all Masses. Cost: $9 each, or 3 for $25.

Bakery: Any type of baked product (cupcakes, cookies, pies, cakes, candies, bread, etc.) are encouraged to be donated! Items may be dropped off in the church basement anytime Saturday, October 22 or early Sunday, October 23. If you are able to bake but unable to get the finished product to the church on the appropriate days, contact Ann Ringlien at 459-4277 to make arrangements for pickup.

Crafters: Donate your hand crafted items to Cathedralfest's Crafy Corner! Items can be dropped off at the church office (please mark items "Crafty Corner"). 

Odds N' Ends: Looking for your new or gently used items. Items to be donated may include household, knick knacks, seasonal, jewelry, etc. (but please no clothing items). Any donations may be dropped off at the parish office, marked "Odds N' Ends." For any questions, or if you would like to volunteer, contact Kim Heer at

Tootsie Roll"ette" booth and Children's Games: Donations are still being accepted for children's games and prizes for the Tootsie Roll"ette" booth. Please drop off any donations at the parish office marked appropriately for each booth.

Silent Auction: Donations of new items only are being accepted for the silent auction. Donations may be dropped off at the parish office marked "Silent Auction." 

Book Store: The book store is looking for donations of new or used books (children's, adults', hard/soft cover, fiction/non-fiction, cookbooks or how-to books). We ask that no textbooks, encyclopedias, or Reader's Digest condensed books be donated. Jigsaw puzzles, games, CDs. DVDs. and VHS tapes may also be donated. Please make sure that any puzzles and games have all the pieces! Donations may be dropped off in the cloakroom at the Cathedral (down the stairway near the St. Thomas Room). 

Bake a pie: Throughout the upcoming weeks there will be pie pans in the entryways of the Cathedral. If you are interested, please take a pie pan and bake a pie for the fest! Pies can be dropped off anytime Saturday, October 22 or early Sunday, October 2 in the church basement. Soda donations are also welcomed--please drop off in the parish office. 

Thank You for all of your generous donations & help making the festival a success! 

-Cathedralfest Committee-