- Today's Lenten Reflection: Bitterness of Heart (Friday, March 5th)
- There are Stations of the Cross
- OLS - Fridays @ 6:30pm
- STC - Fridays @ 6:30pm
- STM - Wednesdays @ 6:00pm
- FORMED has returned to our parishes.
New to the Website:
Stations of the Cross
Our Lady of Snows: Fridays @ 6:30pm
St. Catherine: Fridays @ 6:30pm
St. Michael: Wednesdays @ 6:00pm
Area Penance Services
Area Penance Services
March 7th 3pm - St. Joseph’s in Grand Rapids
March 23rd 6:00pm - St. Joseph’s in Chisholm
March 23rd 6:30pm - St. Mary’s in Deer River
March 25th 5:00pm - St. Cecilia in Nashwauk
March 28th 4:00pm - Blessed Sacrament Hibbing
Our Lady of Snows, Bigfork
Sunday: 9:00 AM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM
Thursday: 9:00 AM
Friday: 9:00 AM
Sunday: 8:00 - 8:45 AM
Wednesday: 8:30 - 8:45 AM
Thursday: 8:30 - 8:45 AM
Friday: 8:30 - 8:45 AM
Thursday's 9:30* AM - 4:00 PM (Following Mass)
St. Catherine, Squaw Lake
Saturday: 4:00 PM Vigil Mass
Tuesday: 11:00 AM
Saturday: 3:00 - 3:45 PM
Tuesday: 10:30-10:45 AM
Saturday: 3:00 - 3:45 PM
St. Michael, Northome
Saturday: 7:00 PM Vigil Mass
Tuesday: 6:00 PM
Saturday: 6:30 - 6:45 PM
Tuesday: 5:30 - 5:45 PM
Tuesday: 6:30* - 7:30 PM (Following Mass)
Thursday: 9:30 AM - 3:30 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.
COVID 19 MASS UPDATES
Protocols follow the Diocese of Duluth:
- 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 at 50% capacity (permitted to sit every other pew).
- Maintain 6' distancing between households.
- Holy Water fonts are empty (may bring your own Holy Water if you desire).
- Face masks worn as descibed in Executive Order 20-81 and 20-103.
- Communion may be received in the hand or on the tongue.
Lenten Fast & Abstain
Reminder: Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.
For members of the Latin Catholic Church, the norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal, as well as two smaller meals that together are not equal to a full meal. The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from age 14 onwards.
For More information on USCCB website: click here.
"Classic" Lesson from Father
Here is a lesson on the Stations of the Cross I created for the school kids in Hibbing, when COVID first hit. I hope that you enjoy this "Classic" Lesson.
Readings for the week of February 28, 2021
- Sunday: Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18 / Ps 116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19  / Rom 8:31b-34 / Mk 9:2-10
- Monday: Dn 9:4b-10 / Ps 79:8, 9 11 and 13 [cf. 103:10a] / Lk 6:36-38
- Tuesday: Is 1:10, 16-20 / Ps 50:8-9, 16bc-17, 21 and 23 [23b] / Mt 23:1-12
- Wednesday: Jer 18:18-20 / Ps 31:5-6, 14, 15-16 [17b] / Mt 20:17-28
- Thursday: Jer 17:5-10 / Ps 1:1-2, 3, 4 and 6 [40:5a] / Lk 16:19-31
- Friday: Gn 37:3-4, 12-13a, 17b-28a / Ps 105:16-17, 18-19, 20-21 [5a] / Mt 21:33-43, 45-46
- Saturday: Mi 7:14-15, 18-20 / Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 9-10, 11-12 [8a] / Lk 15:1-3, 11-32
- Next Sunday: Ex 20:1-17 or 20:1-3, 7-8, 12-17 / Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11 [Jn 6:68c] / 1 Cor 1:22-25 / Jn 2:13-25 or Ex 17:3-7 / Ps 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9  / Rom 5:1-2, 5-8 / Jn 4:5-42 or 4:5-15, 19b-26, 39a, 40-42
WE REMEMBER FR. FREDRICK METHOD
Please pray for Father Fredrick Method, a priest in the Diocese of Duluth, who passed away on February 1st at his home in Buhl. He was ordained for our Diocese on May 28th, 1966 and served the faithful for many years. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
Fredrick Anthony (Tony) Method passed away at his home in Buhl, Minn., on Feb. 1, 2021.He was born on Sept. 22, 1940, to Francis and Lucille (Fredrick) Method in Duluth, Minn.
He attended Martin Hughes Grade School in Buhl, Crosier Seminary in Onamia, Minn., and St. Paul Seminary in St. Paul, Minn.
Father Method was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood on May 28, 1966 by Bishop Francis Schenk at St. Kevin’s Catholic Church in Pengilly, Minn.
Father Method served as an associate pastor at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Cloquet, Minn., (1966-68) and at St. John’s Catholic Church in Virginia, Minn., (1968-69). He then served as co-pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes and St. John’s Catholic Church in Virginia, Minn., (1969-1971). He served as pastor of Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Duluth, Minn., (1971- 1977), St. Rose Catholic Church in Proctor, Minn., (1977-1984), Resurrection Catholic Church in Eveleth, Minn., (1984-1987), St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cook, Minn., (1987-1989), St. John’s Catholic Church in Biwabik, Minn., (1987-1993), St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Hibbing, Minn., (1993-1998), St. Agnes’ Catholic Church in Walker, Minn., and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hackensack, Minn., (1998-2007), and St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Chisholm, Minn., and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Buhl, Minn., (2007-2016). He retired from full-time ministry and moved to Buhl in 2016.
Father Method also served as a state chaplain to the Knights of Columbus. He further served for several years as the Episcopal Vicar of the Diocese of Duluth. He was active in Rotary clubs, belonging to clubs in Skyline Duluth, Virginia, Hibbing and Walker.
He is survived by his mother, Lucille Method of Negaunee, Mich.; a brother, Michael Method; and sisters, Christie Kangas, Auralee Baltar and Kelly Shadowens.
He was preceded in death by his father, Francis Method; his brother, Francis Jerome Method; and his sister, Suzanne Morris.
Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, from 5 p.m. until the prayer service at 7 p.m., with recitation of the rosary at 6:45 p.m. at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Buhl, Minn.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Chisholm, Minn.
Arrangements are entrusted to Rupp Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Chisholm. www.ruppfuneralhome.com
COVID Vaccine Ethics
"-The short answer is no."
For an article posted December 10, 2020 from the Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis click here.
Sample diagram from article:
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PRAYER FOR A NEW BISHOP
God our Father,
In Jesus, Your Son, You have given to Your Church the perfect model of priest, prophet, and king, and so You have blessed us through His sacrifice, taught us through His Word, and guided us through His rule.
We thank You for the previous bishops who have cared for the people of the Diocese of Duluth. We ask You, Father, to guide and enlighten those who will be tasked with helping to choose the next bishop of our diocese. May the man they choose be a man of deep and true prayer, a man of compassionate heart and firm resolve, and a man of joy and peace, who desires above all to do Your will.
We entrust our prayers to our Patroness, Mary Queen of the Rosary, and ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.