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ANNOUNCEMENTS 

1. Bishop Daniel Felton will visit our deanery, the Hibbing deanery Wednesday June 23rd. There will be Mass at 5:30 PM at Blessed Sacrament in Hibbing with reception to follow. The Mass will be live-streamed at the following link:  http://www.blessedsacramenthibbing.org/ 

2. Mass obligation reinstated July 1st - Bishop Daniel Felton has announced that the Sunday Mass obligation, which has been dispensed since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be restored effective July 1st. For more detailed information from Bishop Daniel Felton click here.

3. Come learn about The Holy Spirit! (This week postponed for Bishop's Mass)

The Wild Goose with Fr. Dave Pivonka

Wednesdays 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM @ Our Lady of the Snows in Bigfork

June 9 to July 28 (7 Wednesdays)

**No meeting Wednesday June 23rd - parishioners encouraged to attend Mass with the Bishop in Hibbing.

~Prayer, Lesson, Group discussion~

  • Our Lady of Snows, Bigfork
  • Faith, Hope, & Charity
  • St. Catherine, Squaw Lake
  • St. Michael, Northome

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Our Lady of Snows, Bigfork

Mass Times:

Sunday: 9:00 AM

Wednesday: 9:00 AM

Thursday: 9:00 AM

Friday: 9:00 AM

Confession:

Sunday: 8:00 - 8:45 AM

Wednesday: 8:30 - 8:45 AM

Thursday: 8:30 - 8:45 AM

Friday: 8:30 - 8:45 AM

 

Adoration:

Thursday's 9:30* AM - 4:00 PM (Following Mass)

St. Catherine, Squaw Lake

Mass Times:

Saturday: 4:00 PM Vigil Mass

Tuesday: 11:00 AM 

Confession:

Saturday: 3:00 - 3:45 PM

Tuesday: 10:30-10:45 AM

 

Adoration:

Saturday: 3:00 - 3:45 PM

St. Michael, Northome

Mass Times:

Saturday: 7:00 PM Vigil Mass

Tuesday: 6:00 PM

**Note: the city of Northome is renewing the water and sewer system. This will impact parking, but Mass, confessions and adoration will remain as scheduled.**

Confession:

Saturday: 6:30 - 6:45 PM

Tuesday: 5:30 - 5:45 PM

 

Adoration:

Tuesday: 6:30* - 7:30 PM (Following Mass)

**Note: the city of Northome is renewing the water and sewer system. This will impact parking, but Mass, confessions and adoration will remain as scheduled.**

 

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Bishops to lift the Mass dispensation

The Bishops of Minnesota come together and decide to lift the dispensation from Mass due to Covid, July 1st.

From Bishop Daniel Felton:

Dear Brother Priests and Deacons,

Greetings in our Lord Jesus Christ! Effective July 1, 2021, in coordination with the other Minnesota Bishops/Administrators, I am rescinding the dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation that was given in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restoring the Mass obligation beginning the weekend of July 4. Attached please find a statement from the Bishops of our state making the announcement statewide. Please make sure that you communicate this to the faithful entrusted to your care.

During the summer months, it is a great opportunity to reach out and to re-engage parishioners; to provide some catechesis on the obligation itself; to invite and accompany the newcomers who have been participants of the on-line Mass experience to come and partake of the Mass at the parish church; and to assure the people that it is safe to return. With regard to the last point, as we move out of the pandemic safety protocols, please be respectful of those who may choose to wear a mask. I commend the hard work you, parish and school staff, and all the faithful have done over these many difficult months to help ensure we could worship together at Mass while limiting the spread of the virus.

I call to your attention the website referenced in the attached letter: backtomassmn.org. At that link is a Frequently Asked Questions page that may be useful to parishioners or to your own communications. As you share this news on social media, I also encourage you to use the #BackToMassMN hashtag.

It was great to see many of you at the ordinations of Dcn. Scott Padrnos and Fr. Trevor Peterson. Praise God from Whom all blessings flow!

May the Lord bless you and those you serve,

+Bishop Daniel

 

Statement Letter from Minnesota Catholic Conference

FAQS: Back to Mass

How We Communicate

1. Bulletins: distributed at Mass every weekend.  For digital copy click here

2. Announcements at Mass.

3. Website will have up to date information and announcements can be found above

COVID 19 MASS UPDATES

Protocols follow the Diocese of Duluth:

  • The dispensation from Mass will be lifted July 1.
  • The faithful are strongly encouraged to go to Mass, however the Sunday obligation to attend Mass is still lifted. It is NOT a sin not to come to Mass for health reasons related to COVID or risk to a household member.
  • Mass celebrated with all pews open.
  • Face masks - those who come to worship may choose to wear a mask or may choose not to wear a mask following the CDC guidelines.
  • Communion may be received in the hand or on the tongue.
  • Confessions return to the confessionals.
  • For information on other protocol changes click here to read more.

Click here for Coronavirus information for the Diocese of Duluth

Office Hours

Parish Offices are combined at Our Lady of the Snows in Bigfork.

Hours:

  • Thursday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

At other times:
Fr. Jeremy is often available, please call the office phone at 218-743-3255 to leave a message. You will receive a response as soon as possible.

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Mass obligation reinstated July 1

In a communication to diocesan clergy, Bishop Daniel Felton has announced that the Sunday Mass obligation, which has been dispensed since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be restored effective July 1.

The full text follows:

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Update on diocesan COVID-19 protocols

To: Priests and Deacons

From: Very Reverend James B. Bissonette

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