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…

Faith Formation at St Stephen's Church

2016-17 Faith Formation Registration is Underway!

Now’s the time! Register online or use paper forms located around the building or download printable forms . We are excited about some changes for next year. Parents and older…

Reflection for the Second Sunday of Easter/Divine Mercy Sunday

“Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, ‘Peace be with you.’” The disciples were paralyzed by fear. After the Crucifixion, they had locked themselves in a…

We have a new Archbishop!!

Welcome to our Archbishop-Designate, Bernard A. Hebda! May God bless him in his ministry to the people of Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The son of Bernard and the…