Liturgical Ministers Schedule
Commentators, Readers  -  Ushers, Greeters 
Eucharistic Ministers -          Altar Servers
Prayer & Meditation Room
Sunday November 19, 2017
Before/after Mass CCW Craft/Gently used Toy and Bake Sale
8:00 a.m. Mass (+Gene Wawrzyniak)
CCW serving coffee & rolls
5:00 p.m. Discovering Christ session 7
8:00 p.m. Area Faith Community Mass (+Ray & Mabel Stibal)

Monday November 20, 2017
No Mass

Tuesday  November 21, 2017
The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

8:00 a.m. Mass (l. & d. Shamla & Stifter families)
8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
7:00 p.m. Knights of Columbus meeting

Wednesday  November 22, 2017
St. Cecilia, Virgin and Martyr

8:00 a.m. Mass (+Verna Pilarski)
9:40 a.m. Cokato Manor Rosary
10:00 a.m. Cokato Manor Mass (+Mary Popelka)
No Religious Education
No Jr. Choir practice
7:00 p.m. AFC Mass for Thanksgiving
(+Florian, Marietta, Chris, Mike and Larry Nowak)

Thursday November 23, 2017

St. Clement I, Pope and Martyr

St. Columban, Abbot
Bl. Miguel Agustin Pro, Priest and Martyr
No Mass
Parish offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday

Friday  November 24, 2017
St. Andrew Dung-Lac, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs

No Mass
Parish offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday

Saturday  November 25, 2017
St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr

Noon Sacrament of Reconciliation
4:00 p.m. Mass (+Michael Knudson)

Sunday November 26, 2017

8:00 a.m. Mass (+Jerome & Anne Paumen)
5:00 p.m. Discovering Christ session 8
8:00 p.m. Area Faith Community Mass
Melvin & Irene Cantin; +Ben Jaskowiak)
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.

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
                      Upcoming Community Events
please see bulletin board in back of church for more information
DIOCESE OF NEW ULM CATHOLIC CHARITIES SERVICES: 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

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)
  Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
  Every Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
If you are interested in learning more about the Rosary Society,
please contact,
President, Celia Knoll
Vice President, Minerva Stritesky
Secretary, Patricia Mahon
327-2801 or
Treasurer, Jeanette Mickolichek

FORMED  Website          click here
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.

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.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: One of the great opportunities we have in our parish is to spend time in the presence of the Lord through Eucharistic Adoration. From 8:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. each Tuesday, the Eucharist is exposed in the chapel for quiet prayer and adoration.

is in need of volunteers, 18 years of age and older, to visit hospice patients and their families in your neighborhood. We provide ongoing training and offer a flexible schedule
. Please contact Pam Ainslie
at Allina Health hospice Volunteer Services at
The Knights are collecting pop tabs to help the Ronald McDonald
Houses of Minnesota. Containers have been placed for you to drop
your tabs off at church.
power of the prayer network supports you or a family member in
need of help. This ministry is a way of the community holding others
up to the Lord in prayer. We are looking for volunteers to be a part of
our prayer network. Please contact Celia Knoll 327-2356 if you
would like more information or to volunteer for the prayer network.
Thank you for considering this important ministry.

COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN: Prolife Collection: We are collecting items for Birthright Crisis Pregnancy Center now through Monday, November 27, 2017. A list of needed items can be found at the same drop off location on the pack-n-play in the back of church. Let’s fill it up! For all monetary donations, please make checks payable to Birthright and place in envelope and drop off in the weekend collection or the parish office.

CCW Craft, Gently Used Toy and Bake Sale: Mark your calendar for November 18/19 for this event. You may drop off your craft items and toys at the church lower level at any time through Friday, November 17.
The Holy Family CCW asks members to donate food items, baked goods or make a monetary donation (suggested value $10). Monetary donations can be dropped off in the parish office or put in the Sunday collection in an envelope marked “Bake Sale” and your name. Please make checks out to Holy Family CCW. Baked goods and food can be dropped off at church on Friday, November 17 until 6:00 p.m., or on Saturday morning. Thank you for supporting the CCW.
TRAVELING CHALICE OPPORTUNITY: One of our responsibilities as Catholics is to pray for vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Our Traveling Chalice Prayer for Vocations program is a great opportunity for parishioners to pray and promote vocations. Each week, one family receives the chalice & book to take home. While the chalice is in your home, we ask that you make a family commitment to pray each day for vocations using the prayers provided in the book. If you as an individual or family are interested in participating, please contact Celia Knoll at the parish office. 320-327-2356.

: Lutefisk/Swedish Meatball Supper, Zion Lutheran Church, Buffalo Lake, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2: Tour our Home, Prince of Peace Retirement Living, Hutchinson, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2: Christmas Bazaar, First Congregational Church, Glencoe. For more info call Karen Benson at 320-864-5257

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2: Tour our Home, Prince of Peace Retirement Living, Hutchinson, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2: 16th Annual Trees and Traditions, Christ the King Lutheran Church, Hutchinson

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3: Silver Lake Lions Christmas Brunch, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Silver Lake Auditorium,

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3: Open House, Village Cooperative of Hutchinson, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., call 320-234-7761 for more information.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3: BASICS holiday concert, Chrystal Milbrandt Benefit, 3:00 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Stewart

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17: Brownton Congregational Church, Annual Christmas Sing-a-long, 2:00 p.m., stay for coffee/tea and taste “the 12 Breads of Christmas”

RETREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR MEN at Christ the King Retreat Center in Buffalo. Retreat begins on Friday, December 1, - 8:00 p.m. and concludes on Sunday, December 3, - 12:45 p.m. For more information and to register, please contact: Christ the King Retreat Center, (763) 682-1394,, or
DIOCESAN MINISTRIES APPEAL: Together We Are One: Bishop LeVoir’s 2017 Diocesan Ministries Appeal letter will be sent to all parishioners the week of October 30. Commitment Weekend will be on November 25-26. You will be hearing more about the DMA as we move closer to that weekend. The theme of this year’s Appeal is “Together We Are One.”

COMMON CUP COMMUNITY SING FUNDRAISER NOVEMBER 19: The fall fundraiser of Common Cup Ministries, Coming Together in Song, is on Sunday, November 19, at 4:00 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1040 S. Grade Rd. SW, Hutchinson. A freewill offering will be taken in support of the many needed services that Common Cup provides. Please see the poster for more details.

SYNOD ON YOUTH: In preparation for a Synod on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment, the Vatican Office for the Synod has opened a survey for youth and young adults. The link to the survey is at: It will load in Italian, but you can change the language on a dropdown menu. The survey is for those ages 16-29 and is an opportunity for them to make their voice heard. The survey will close after November 30, 2017, so go on line and help shape the Church’s vision today.

: We need your assistance in decorating the church for Christmas.
Once again we have placed an envelope in your packets. If you wish to donate for
flowers, place your donation in the envelope and fill out the back of the envelope
and then drop it in the Sunday collection. You can drop your envelope in the
collection at any time between now and December 8 if you wish your memorial
to be listed in the Christmas bulletin.

Keep Christ in Christmas cards are available in the back of church
with prices marked on each box. Please pay for them with the
envelopes provided. Payment may be dropped off in the collection, at
the church office, or mailed to SL Knights of Columbus ~ PO BOX
93 ~ Silver Lake MN 55381-0093. Thank you for doing your part to
“Keep Christ in Christmas” by sending religious Christmas cards. If
you have questions or need additional cards, contact Bob Penas at 327-2122.
Bruce Bebo and friends are hosting their
Annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 23, 2017
serving at noon at the auditorium
If you would like to assist in volunteering or donating, please call Bruce or Deb Bebo at 320-327-3157 or the city office 320-327-2412. If you are planning to attend, please sign up at the city office.
DMA PARISH PROJECT: Next weekend we will be celebrating DMA commitment Sunday. Don’t forget your DMA envelope when you come to Mass. 20% of your donation will be returned to the parish. We have designated our portion of this year’s DMA to air-condition the lower level of the church and to getting an effective heating system for the large meeting room in the Education Center.