Christmas Basket Program 2018

The parish receives requests from parishioners and community members to assist families in need of food and gifts for Christmas.  Parishioners can “sponsor” families and provide a Christmas Basket by…

All Hallows’ Eve Halloween Party and Día de los Muertos

The Feast of Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead  Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead is a celebration of faith where we remember and…

Mass with Anointing Set for October 6 at 10:00 a.m.

by Fr. Bennet Tran Good People of St Stephen: We have a great tradition at our parish of celebrating the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick at Mass. Jesus…

Prayer and Penance for Healing, Reparation for Sins of the Clergy, and Restoration of Hope

From Fr. Bennet Tran, Pastor Good people of St. Stephen: I, like you, find myself deeply disturbed by what is happening in our Church. In my prayers and consultation with…

Exciting Changes Ahead for Faith Formation, including a Name Change: Faith Formation is now Faith for Life

The new academic year brings with it a few changes in our Faith Formation Ministries here at St. Stephen. We have a new director, Maredith Toweh, who comes to us…

Additional Drivers Needed for Meals on Wheels

Anoka-Champlin Meals on Wheels (Impact Services) continues to serve the elderly and homebound with daily hot meals prepared at Mercy Hospital and delivered by volunteer drivers from area churches. There…

Do You Shop on Amazon.com? Consider Using Smile.Amazon.com

If you shop on Amazon.com, please consider using smile.amazon.com and designate St. Stephen’s Catholic Church as your charity. Amazon donates .5% of eligible purchases to St. Stephen’s Church. What is…

Latino Ministry Assistant Needed

St. Stephen’s Catholic Church is seeking a Latino Ministry Assistant to provide support to the Director of Latino Ministry and to provide a welcoming presence to the Latino Community of…

St. Stephen’s Archives

Webster’s Dictionary states that an archive is “a place in which public records, historical documents or materials relating to the activities, business dealings, etc., of a person, family, corporation, association,…

Gospel Meditation for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Have you ever wanted to be part of something bigger? Even the most independent among us likes to make changes and have an impact on others. In this Sunday’s Gospel…