Fun, Food, Faith, and Fellowship Picnic

Join fellow parishioners Saturday, September 3 following 5:00 p.m. Mass for a picnic in the Faith Community Center! Brats/hotdogs, chips, dessert and beverages will be provided.  There will be yard games and an inflatable. RSVP by August 29 appreciated by calling the Parish Office at 763-421-2471. Volunteers are also needed to prep, grill, serve, and…

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 (O-) and O positive (O+). This August, all presenting donors will have 30 chances to win a pair of tickets to one of three great…

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, Fr. Jack Long, Tuesday, August 9 to cheer on the Minnesota Twins as they battle the Houston Astros. Ticket reservation forms for the event are…

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 to dismiss the crowd so that they can go to the surrounding villages and farms and find lodging and provisions. Jesus responds by saying, Give…

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 nothing was ever the same again. This event is often referred to as the “birthday” of the church. It took Pentecost–and the power of the…