Blood Drive Set for August 7

Memorial Blood Centers is holding a blood drive Sunday, August 7 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Faith Community Center Rooms 6-8. All blood types are needed—especially O negative…

MN Twins Family Night at Target Field

The Anoka Knights of Columbus and St. Stephen’s Church are hosting the annual Family Night at Target Field for a parish wide event. You are invited to join our Pastor,…

Is God calling you to be a part of WHO?

In the Gospels there are many and various ways in which we are invited to give of ourselves to one another and ultimately to God. Here at St. Stephen’s there…

Corpus Christi Reflection

By Sr. Mary Anne Schaenzer “…Give them some food yourselves.” Luke 9:13 There are many levels on which we can read these words. In context the Twelve are telling Jesus…

Go and Make Disciples of All Nations (Mt 28:19)

By Fr. Joe Kuharski With the celebration of the Ascension and Pentecost celebrated in the recent past, it is a good time for each one of us to ask ourselves the…

St. Stephen School Graduate Scholarship Applications Now Available

Applications are now being accepted for the St. Stephen School Graduate Scholarship program. The deadline for returning applications is July 1, 2016. The guidelines and application are available for download…

A Reflection for Pentecost

“And I will ask the Father and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always.” Pentecost fulfilled this promise. The Holy Spirit came upon the apostles and…

Hospitality: Forming Community While Evangelizing

Hospitality is a big word, both in scripture and church function. Webster’s Dictionary defines it as “the act, practice or quality of being hospitable”, with three definitions of hospitable: 1….

A Reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Easter

“This is how all will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” When people watch us, do they know that we are the disciples…

A Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

“Jesus said, ‘My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me.” How blessed we are to be the “sheep” of such a Good Shepherd! Jesus promises that…