35 Birch Street East, P.O. Box 126, Annandale, MN 55302 • (320) 274-8828

WELCOME!  This church is our Heavenly Father’s house, a place of solace and grace; so feel at home here. Enter reverently, pray quietly, sing joyfully, listen attentively, give cheerfully and come back gladly. If you are new to our community; Welcome! If you are visiting, please remain a few minutes after Mass and get acquainted. We are a welcoming community. To know more about us please call 320-274-8828. 


Vision of St. Ignatius Parish 

St. Ignatius parish is a joyful, spirit-filled community of faithful believers, unified by one baptism, rooted to one identity in the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.  We are a faith community possessing an ever unfolding spirituality centered in the Eucharist and a prayers' life inclusive of many expressions of faith.  Under the guidance of our Blessed Mother Mary and St. Joseph, we are a journeying community sharing in the mission of Christ to establish God's kingdom of justice, peace and love committed to a loving and faithful service to our families and compassion for the poor.

Our warmest welcome to all who celebrate with us, whether long-time residents or newly arrived in the parish. If you have not registered, have had a change of address, or are moving, please Click HERE to submit form.

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Pray for...
The person who is trustworthy in very small matters is also trustworthy in great ones; and the person who is dishonest in very small matters is also dishonest in great ones. If, therefore, you are not trustworthy with dishonest wealth, who will trust you with true wealth? 
- Lk 16:10-11
Rest in Peace
• Len Williams
• Mary C. Bouchard
• Sarah “Sally” A. Custer
MASS SCHEDULE

Weekend:
 

Saturday: Mass of Convenience: 5 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 & 10:30 a.m.
Daily Mass, Monday Evening 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00 a.m.
 
Reconcilitation: One-half hour before Saturday Mass of Convenience;
*After Wednesday morning Mass.

LIBRARY
Saturday & Sunday before & after masses.
Educate yourself on what is happening in Washington and elsewhere in the world on important life issues. FREE copies of Celebrate Life are available in the library.
Mike Cavanaugh, Larry
Oberg, John Anderson,
Elaine Manke, Joseph Niznik, LaVerne English, Ed Kaz, Jerry Birgin,  Lynnea Stay, Jaden Hanson, Katelyn Buscher, Irene T., Darwin Kuehn, Catherine Schultz, Tom Klingelhutz, Roxie Weese, Mary Antil, Shari Danzeisen, Barb Wiegand, Mary Wittsack, Rosie Zeig, Pete Henry, Ivan Flicik 
Place prayer request, please call 274-8828 ext. 21 
Heart to Heart
Sister Parish
Activity Summary
for 2018

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Pastoral Friendship Ministry
Nothing brightens their day like a short visit -
definitely the best ’gift’ they will receive!
There are presently 30+Catholic residents at the Annandale Care Center
facilities. Help is also always needed at the First Friday Mass and Tuesday
Communion and Rosary Service at 10:30 in the chapel. Women visitors are terrific, but we have a big demand for men visitors, men appreciate men! • If you’re interested in this ministry or for further information, please call Renee Logeais at 274-5745. We anxiously await your calls, the residents anxiously await your visits! Thank you.   God bless you.
Protecting God’s Children Safe Environment
Please e-mail Dianne information at diannmos@gmail.com
Readings for the Week of Sept. 15
Thursday: 1 Tm 4:12-16/Ps 111:7-8,9,10/ Lk 7:36-50
Friday: 1 Tm 6:2c-12/Ps 49: 6-7, 8-10, 17- 18, 19-20/Lk 8: 1-3
Saturday: Eph 4:1-7,11-13/Ps 19:2-3,4-5/ Mt 9: 9-13

Readings for the Week of Sept. 22
Sunday: Am 8: 4-7/Ps 113:1-2, 4-6, 7-8/ 1 Tm 2: 1-8/Lk 16: 1-13 or 16: 10-13 Monday: Ezr 1:1-6/Ps 126:1b-2ab, 2cd-3,4-5, 6/Lk 8:16-18
Tuesday: Ezr 6:7-8,12b,14-20/Ps 122: 1-2, 3- 4ab, 4cd-5/Lk 8:19-21 Wednesday: Ezr 9:5-9/Tb 13:2,3-4a,4befghn, 7-8/Lk 9: 1-6 Thursday: Hg 1:1-8/Ps 149: 1b-2, 3-4, 5-6a & 9b/Lk 9: 7-9
Friday: Hg 2: 1-9/Ps 43:1,2,3,4/Lk 9:18-22
Saturday: Zec 2: 5-9, 14-15a/Jer 31: 10, 11-12a, 13/Lk 9: 43b-45

Next Sunday: Am 6: 1a, 4-7/Ps 146: 7,8-9,9-10/ 1 Tm 6:11-16/Lk 16: 19-31
Weekly Meditation
Daily Prayer to End Abortion
 Lord God, I thank you today for the gift of my life and for the lives of all my
brothers and sisters. I know there is nothing that destroys more life than
abortion, yet I rejoice that you have conquered death by the resurrection of
Your Son. I am ready to do my part in ending abortion.
 Today, I commit myself never to be silent, never to be passive, never to be forgetful of the unborn. I commit myself to be active in the pro-life movement, and never to stop defending life until all my brothers and sisters are protected, and our nation once again becomes a nation with liberty and justice, not just for some, but for all. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Message from Father
Pro-Life Presentation - All are welcome!
 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) will offer a brief pro-life presen-tation on Monday, September 9th, 7-8 pm, at Church of St. Albert (parish center room) 11400—57th St. NE, Albertville. You will learn about Minnesota abortion statistics, a lawsuit to overturn pro-life laws in Minnesota, the recent nationwide controversy surrounding this issue, and more. Discover how you can make a differ-ence in protecting and supporting unborn children and their mothers. Enjoy fellow-ship at this free one-hour gathering! More information, visit mccl.org/falltour
BIBLE STUDY
Ladies Scripture Study
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 8:30 a.m.
Men’s Bible Fellowship
Monday, Sept. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Ladies Bible Study
Monday, Oct. 7,  6:30 p.m
Please join us. Together we will grow.
Check back often for up-to-date information

Stained Glass Project Update

Stained Glass Window Phase 2 Is Progressing Along! We are excited to announce our current total is $64,309 through the Sep-tember 8th collections. Only $25,691 to go! Thank you for all for your generous donations. With your continued charitable contributions and fu-ture fundraisers such as a fall brunch, Mardi Gras and other activities we are hopeful to reach the $90,000 goal in the near future for a next year installa-tion. We continue to welcome family donations from memorials or other special intentions. For further details, donation envelopes and drop box please see the table in the gathering space. Donations may be placed in the drop box, at collection during any mass or mailed directly to the parish of-fice (P.O. Box 126). Be sure to designate Building Fund on the envelope. Thank you again for your generosity and look forward to your continued support for Phase 2. We are enthusiastically looking to complete Phase 1 which is still on schedule for November. Be sure to watch the thermometer for our progress on Phase 2!

The CCW Rummage Sale was a Success!  THANK YOU!!

Thank you to all who contributed in any way, whether by donation, set-up, working the sale or clean-up duties. Unbe-lievable help! Jessica Chapman did a stellar job of chairing the event and a shout out to Pam Petersen who went out of her way to help make this event run smoothly and of course, we are grateful to all our “customers” who were very generous with their donations. Many Blessings to you all!

Fall/Winter Bible Study Begins

• Men’s Monday Evening Bible Fellowship- Monday, September 16th at 6:30 p.m. and last about an hour. All men are welcome to join us. No long term commitment is required. We will combine education with discussion of current topics.

• Ladies Monday Evening Bible Study- ATTENTION Ladies! You are welcome to join our Monday night Women’s Bible Study Group for a POTLUCK in the lower level of church on Monday, September 23rd - Mass at 6 pm and the potluck will follow at 6:30 pm. It will be a night of socializing with great food and drink as we plan for the start of another season (October 7th) of learning more about our faith. All interested women are welcome to join us!! Please call Denice at 320-282-7750 or Diane at 612-965-4931.

• Wednesday A.M. Ladies Scripture Study- Wednesday, October 2nd following daily mass. Fellowship 8:30 to 9:00, study to follow. Please contact Kathy Schultz 236-7831 if you wish to participate so that sufficient materials are available for the start date.