Catholic Schools Raffle 2020

The Catholic Schools Raffle returns this winter to St. Stephen’s in Anoka, giving you the opportunity to turn $5 into a brand new car or $20,000 in cash while supporting your local Catholic school. Tickets can be purchased in the church or school offices, or at the Connect With Us desk after weekend Masses. Starting…

MN Twins Family Night at Target Field 2019

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, Fr. Bennet Tran, Tuesday, August 20 to cheer on the Minnesota Twins as they battle the Chicago White Sox.   Ticket reservation forms may be downloaded…

Music Ministry Notes

by Aaron VanDanacker, Director of Choral Ensembles and Assistant Accompanist I am blessed with the opportunity to minister through the love of music with all of you here at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church. I am beyond excited to make music, grow together, build community, and uplift the congregation in song together throughout the coming years. …

Mardi Gras 20th Anniversary a Success!

Written by Laura Hudson, 2019 Mardi Gras Chairperson This year’s 20th Anniversary Mardi Gras Gala was an amazing night with many highlights. The night was made a success by the strong faith community we have here at St. Stephen’s Church and School. Thank you to everyone who had a part in this incredible community event…

Join us for the Holy Week/Easter Liturgies

Come celebrate Holy Week at the sacred liturgies of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, the Easter Vigil, and Easter Sunday! Holy Thursday – April 18 Morning Prayer at 8:00 a.m. (Chapel) Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:00 p.m.  (Church) Incense will be used Holy Thursday evening. Following Holy Thursday Mass, there will be prayer at…

Stations of the Cross

The Christian life is a journey. Many of us experience this, but there is one person’s journey that means more than ours and that is the journey of Jesus Christ. His journey to the cross at Calvary gives our journey to Heaven meaning. Many of us who have traveled to the Holy Land have had…

“Growing Through Loss” Grief Support to be Offered at St. Stephen

St. Stephen’s Church will be hosting the “Growing Through Loss” series sponsored by the North Metro Grief Support Coalition, of which St. Stephen’s Church is a member.  All sessions feature guest speakers.  Each evening also provides the opportunity for small group sharing/discussion according to the loss that you consider dominant at the time, e.g. Loss…