Liturgical Ministers Schedule
Commentators, Readers  -  Ushers, Greeters 
Eucharistic Ministers -          Altar Servers
Prayer & Meditation Room
Sunday  February 26, 2017

8:00 a.m. Mass
(+Ray & Agnes Yurek)
2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Confirmation Retreat at St. Pius X
5:30 p.m. Sharing Christ session
8:00 p.m. Area Faith Community Mass (+Leona Nowak; +Leo J.
Sr. & Angeline Nowak)

Monday  February 27, 2017
No Mass

Tuesday February 28, 2017
8:00 a.m. Mass (+George & Alice Tupa; +Geraldine Darsow)
8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
9:00 a.m. Council of Catholic quilting
7:00 p.m. AFC Funeral Planning Workshop

Wednesday March 1, 2017
Ash Wednesday
8:00 a.m. Mass (+Dolores Shimanski)
7:00 p.m. Grades 1-11 Religious Education
7:15 p.m. Mass with Religious Education (+Abbie Ardolf Jr.)

Thursday  March 2, 2017
10:10 a.m. Cedar Crest Rosary
10:30 a.m. Mass at Cedar Crest (+Florence Rannow)
7:00 p.m. Council of Catholic Women meeting

Friday March 3, 2017
St. Katharine Drexel, Virgin

8:00 a.m. Mass (+Hank Pawlicki)
First Friday Communion calls
4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus Fish Fry and CCW Bake Sale
                        at the Silver Lake Auditorium

6:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross

Saturday March 4, 2017
St. Casimir

Noon Sacrament of Reconciliation
4:00 p.m. Mass (+Chuck Salden)

Sunday March 5, 2017

8:00 a.m. Mass (l. & d. Council of Catholic Women)
5:30 p.m. Sharing Christ session
8:00 p.m. Area Faith Community Mass (+Mary Popelka)
Jesus of Mercy
Rosary Society
Knights of Columbus
 This Week's Homily                (Audio)
Catholic Charities    Counseling Services
On-line Greeting Cards
MASS VIDEO                                      & Live Streaming
All Praise be to the Father, the Son & the Holy Spirit!
Holy Family Catholic Church
  A Glance at the Week
Saint John Paul II Area Faith Community of Silver Lake, Glencoe & Winsted
This Week's Bulletin  Click Here
Past Bulletins
Cemetery Adornment Guidelines
Pray for the Sick
If you or someone you know is going to be homebound or in a care facility for any period of time, please contact Celia Knoll for arrangements to bring communion and visitation.

Celia Knoll at the office 327-2356
or cell 320-583-1320.
Celia & Lori are available to assist as schedules allow.

700 West Main Street
Silver Lake, MN 55381
Rectory 320-327-2261
Bus. Office 320-327-2356
Rev. Anthony J. Stubeda, Pastor
  Fr. Paul Schumacher, Associate
Fr. Michael Doyle, Associate
                     Weekend Masses
Saturday  4:00 p.m.     Sunday  8:00 a.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Homebound  Ministries
Homebound   Ministries
Virtus On-Line
Bobbi's Office Hours Week of Feb. 26th
                      Upcoming Community Events
please see bulletin board in back of church for more information
Catholic Charities offers individual and family
counseling services in locations around the diocese. They also work
with people interested in adoption. To make an appointment or learn
more about Catholic Charities’ services call 1-866-670-5163.

CATHOLIC ORDER OF FORESTERS OFFERING A PRODUCT TO HELP YOUR PARISH: See below for another way to support our Catholic Parish Area Faith Community. The Catholic Order of Foresters has life insurance policies that offer you financial security and the satisfaction of knowing you provided for your beneficiaries and given a meaningful benefit to our Catholic parish without any additional cost to you. For complete details, contact COF Agent Jean Kappel, FICF at 320-485-2821 or Catholic Order of Foresters Bringing Catholic Values to Life! A fraternal benefit life insurance society since 1883. Home Office: 800-552-0145. #15-01-103 JK1844 (11/15)

HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE: Walk where Jesus walked,10 days,
Jerusalem, Nazareth, Bethlehem, Cana, Mount Carmel, Mount Tabor,
Dead Sea, Sea of Galilee, Way of the Cross, Mount Calvary, Jericho
and much more; February 14-23, 2017, contact Fr. John Vakulskas Jr, for more information.
September 30-October2, 2016 in Mankato, MN and February 17-19,
2017 in Windom, MN. Early registration is highly recommended.
For more information visit our website at:
or contact Miki at or
  Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
  Every Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

If you are interested in learning more about the Rosary Society,
please contact,
President, Celia Knoll 320-583-1320,
Vice President, Minerva Stritesky 327-2147,
Secretary, Patricia Mahon 327-2801 or
Treasurer, Jeanette Mickolichek 327-2187.
FORMED  Website          click here

  FRIDAY, MARCH 3: Dervish-world renowned traditional Irish music from Country Sligo, 7:30 p.m., Blue Note, Winsted. Advance tickets may be purchased from Winsted Arts Council.

SATURDAY, MARCH 4: McLeod County Social Services is hosting a Foster Parent Orientation for families interested in becoming foster parents, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., HHW Solid Waste Management Building, Hutchinson. Lunch will be provided. For additional information or to register for the meeting, contact Brenda Sandquist at or 320-864-1301 or 800-247-1756.

SATURDAY, MARCH 4: USDA inspected sausage and meat sales, 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the school garage of St. Mary’s Church in Sleepy Eye.
SUNDAY, MARCH 5: Winsted American Legion Breakfast, 8:00 a.m. - noon, Legion Club.
SUNDAY, MARCH 5: St. Mary’s Church Men’s Sausage and Sauerkraut Dinner & Raffle, 10:30 a.m. -2:00 p.m., St. Mary’s school cafeteria, Sleepy Eye
TUESDAY, MARCH 7: Glencoe Caregiver Support & Discussion Group, Christ Lutheran Church, Glencoe, this is a one-time date change! For more information

looking for crafters/small business vendors for their annual benefit on
February 18, 2017 at the Blue Note. Please contact Anita Hoese at
612-719-0722. Cost is $20.00.
LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF MINNESOTA is enrolling AmeriCorps volunteers for its Caregiver Support Program in McLeod County. AmeriCorps volunteers assist families who care for someone at home, provide companionship to care receivers so family caregivers can take a break, serve veterans but do not provide any medical or personal cares. Please see the poster on the bulletin board or contact Sarah Doering at 320-221-4513 or for more information.
Please remember to keep saving pop tabs to help the Ronald
McDonald Houses of Minnesota. Containers are available for
you todrop the tabs off in church.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS:Pre-Sale Fish Fry Raffle Tickets are available at the parish office. They are also available at the Silver Lake Liquor Store, Silver Lake Legion, First Community Bank and Molly’s Restaurant. The pre-sale ticket price is $10.00

2017 KC Scholarships: High school seniors who are members of the Church of the Holy Family in Silver Lake and are planning on attending a post-secondary school in the fall of 2017 are eligible to apply. They must be sponsored by a member of SL KC Council 1841. Applications and more information can be requested from Chairman Bob Penas via email at or by calling 320-327-2122. All application materials are due by April 15, 2017.
SIGN UP FOR FORMED: Formed is an on-line resource and is a great way to deepen your faith, answer questions you might have and to grow in your understanding of our faith. You can sign-up by goingto, click on register, enter our parish code, RJHGCW, fill in the information and begin enjoying the  . Your brothers and sisters already using Formed are waiting for you.

CD for the month of January is: "Building Your Life on Rock" Standing Firm in the Storm by Ralph Martin. The talk focuses on standing firm in Christian beliefs and not to lose ourselves in the mainstream thinking of the culture

The CCW will be holding a bake sale during the Knights of
Columbus Fish Fry on Friday, March 3, 2017. All CCW members are
asked to donate various baked goods and of course our #1 BIG

KOLACHE SALE for the year. A letter is being sent to your Chair
or Co-Chairs asking them to call all women in their group to donate.
Please bring your baked items to the auditorium on Thursday,
March 2 from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. or on Friday, March 3 before
5:00 p.m. Any monetary donations are to be made out to the CCW
and should be placed in an envelope marked CCW Bake Sale and
dropped off or mailed to the parish office, or placed in the weekend collection.

The NUDCCW Scholarship Program: Scholarship monies are
available for educational and spiritual growth to our Parish CCW
members who are involved in Parish or Catholic School Ministry.

Scholarship Grants can be used for Workshops, Seminars, Classes,
Conference or Convention Registration that aid individuals in Parish
Ministry. $200 is the maximum amount of an individual scholarship.
For the National CCW Convention the total amount of the
registration is eligible plus an additional $250 for travel/lodging expenses.

Application Forms: If interested, contact the Parish CCW President,
Shirley Nowak at 320-583-3380. Application deadline is March 1, 2017.
Thursday, March 9, 2017, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Our state faces real challenges. Assisted suicide threatens the
vulnerable. Underprivileged kids are stuck in failing schools. And too
many families are trapped in poverty. Christ asks us to boldly step
into the public square to protect life and human dignity. Will you
answer the call? Join Minnesota’s bishops, dynamic Church leaders,
and 1,000+ Catholics from across the state for Catholics at the
a day of inspiration and advocacy at our State Capitol.
• Be INSPIRED by dynamic Church
leaders and the power of prayer
• Be INFORMED about the critical
issues impacting life and human
dignity in Minnesota
• Be EQUIPPED to effectively
engage your elected officials.
Legislators pay attention to their
constituents. We WILL influence what they do.
This is our moment. Let’s go!
Learn more and register at or call 651-227-8777. Diocesan transportation is being arranged. Please contact if you’re interested in riding the bus.
“Catholic Voice Counts” awareness meetings in the Diocese of New
Ulm: These meetings will be brief informational meetings after Mass
to hand out materials, answer questions, and encourage Catholics to participate in the Catholics at the Capitol event on March 9, 2017.
Coffee and donuts will be served. The meeting nearest our parishes is
on February 26 after the 10:00 a.m. Mass at St. Anastasia in Hutchinson.

Our weekend Mass is now
showing on TV
at 8:00 p.m. Saturday,
9:30 a.m. Sunday
and 7:00 p.m. Tuesday
for everyone to enjoy. Mass will show on channel 8 if you use a Mediacom cable box or on channel 107.3 if you don’t use a cable box on your TV. This is available for Mediacom customers in both Silver Lake and Lester Prairie.
                     Ash Wednesday Masses
    Saint John Paul II Area Faith Community

8:00 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Family

8:15 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Trinity
8:20 a.m. at the Church of St. Pius X
10:00 a.m. at Lindenwood in Winsted
3:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s in Winsted
6:45 p.m. at Holy Trinity
5:30 p.m. at St. Pius X in Spanish
7:15 p.m. at Holy Family
7:15 p.m. at St. Pius X