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.

Place prayer request, please call the secretary: 274-8828 ext. 21

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...
Jesus asked, “Who do people say I am?” They said in reply, “John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others one of the prophets.” And he asked them, “But who do you say that I am?” Peter said to him in reply, “You are the Messiah.”   - Mark 8: 27-29
Rest in Peace
David Lawrence Fobbe
Marjorie A. Stuhr
Daniel M. Gephart, Jr.
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. 
Reconciliation
One-half hour before Saturday Mass of Convenience;
After Wednesday morning Mass.
LIBRARY
Saturday & Sunday before & after weekend 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, Sally Custer, 
Bayley Blomster, Mary Antil,
Larry Oberg, Elaine Manke,
Kathleen Braun, Joseph Niznik,
Ed Kaz, Jen Braun, Jerry Birgin, Kelly Bergesch, Lynnea Stay, Jerry Bruns, Katelyn Buscher, Crew Rothstein, Darwin Kuehn, Rose Mary Nelson, Tom & Kay Klingelhutz, Russell Ottenstroer, Bob Moynagh, Brandon Piehl, Shari Danzeisen
FORMED also has an app! app.formed.org
      Readings for the Week of Sept. 9
Thursday: 1 Cor 8:1b-7,11-13/Ps 139:1b-3, 13-14ab, 23-24/Lk 6:2738
Friday: Nm 21:4b-9/Ps 78:1-2,34-38/
Phil 2:6-11/Jn 3:13-17
Saturday: 1 Cor 10:14-22/Ps116:12-13,17-18/
Jn 19:25-27 or Lk 2:33-35
Readings for the Week of Sept. 16
Sunday:Is 50:5-9a/Ps 116:1-6,8-9/Jas 2:14-
18/Mk 8:27-35
Monday: 1 Cor: 11:17-26,33/Ps 40:7-8a,8b-
9,10,17/Cor 11:26b/Lk 7:11-10
Tuesday: 1 Cor 12:12-14,27-31a/Ps 100:1b,2-
5/Lk 7:11-17
Wednesday: 1 Cor 12:31—13:13/Ps 33:2-5,12 & 22/Lk 7:31-35
Thursday: 1 Cor 15:1-11/Ps 118:1b-2, 16ab-17, 28/Lk 7:36-50
Friday: Eph 4:1-7,11-13/Ps 19:2-5/Mt 9:9-13
Saturday: 1 Cor 15:35-37,42-49/Ps 56:10c, 12-14/Lk 8:4-15
Weekly Message
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St. Ignatius is responsible for the community Meals on Wheels during the month of September.
Please sign-up in the gathering spaceif you wish to volunteer for this community service to assist those who are unable to prepare their own nourishment. We provide two teams of volunteers for each week day to cover the two routes.  Contact Sandy Holthaus 236-5604 for more information.
Please join us. Together we will grow.
Check back often for up-to-date information
People are often unreasonable and self centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough.
Give your best anyway.
For you see, in the end, it is between you and God.
It was never between you and them anyway.
- Mother Teresa
Heart to Heart
Sister Parish
Activity Summary
for 2017

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Pastoral Friendship
There are presently 30+Catholic residents at the Annandale Care Center facilities. Nothing brightens their day like a short visit - definitely the best ’gift’ they will receive! Help also needed at the First Friday Mass and Tuesday Communion Rosary Service, 10:30 in the chapel. Women visitors are terrific, but we have a big demand for men visitors! 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.
HEALING MASS Sunday, September 16, 2 p.m.
This will be a special Mass with the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick and Aging with a social time in the Gathering Space after Mass. A family member or friend or neighbor may not know about this opportunity. And they may need help with transportation to mass. Spread the Good News!
 Monday Night Women’s Bible Study Group
Resumes October 1, following mass at 6 pm.
We are studying Matthew/The King and His Kingdom. Come join
a great group of women and great discussion!
Everyone is welcome!
Please join us for a 6 pm potluck on Monday, Sept. 17th at Denice’s house (15687 112th ST NW.) to learn more about our Bible Study. Please bring a friend. For more information, please call Denice Tracy 320-282-7750 or Diane Fournier 612-965-4931
The Wright County Serrans invite you to join in praying for our local seminarians and those in religious formation.
St. Timothy's Fall Festival, Maple Lake Sunday, September 23, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join us for fun, food & games!
Raffle! Cake Walk! Baskets of Chance! Bottle Blast! The Country Store! Cake Walk!
Thank You!
The Parish Potluck last weekend was a success due to our many volunteers and everyone who brought sides, salads, and desserts. Thank you to everyone who attended for great fellowship, fun, and food! Thank you especially to Adult Faith Formation for providing and grilling hot dogs and hamburgers. The drawing winner for the potluck blackout card is Jessica Chapman.

Bible Study Groups Resume
Women's Bible Study
Monday October 1, 6:30 p.m.
following 6 p.m. Mass
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Scripture Study
Wednesday October 3,
following 8 a.m. Mass