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Catholic Vacation Bible Camp

July 30, 31, and August

Save the Date Catholic Vacation Bible Camp : CVBC will be held this year for students entering grades 1-8. Save the dates – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, July 30, 31, and August 1 from 9:00AM-12Noon. More information coming soon!

Benefit for Laura Luhman

July 20

Benefit for Laura Luhman who is battling cancer: Saturday, July 20 from 3:00-6:00PM at Bellechester Tavern. Donations needed for the live and silent auctions. Baked goods, arts and crafts can be dropped off at the Bellechester Tavern or St. Mary’s Church by Sun., July 14. Local canned goods, fruits, jams, pickled items, relishes are also requested for the basket that St. Mary’s will provide for the auction. More information contact Ellen Huneke - 651-764-0231 or Char von Knobelsdorff - 651-764-1629.
Thank you!

Catholic Young Adults

July 21

All area Catholic young adults are invited to the next CYA group Volleyball, Picnic and Rosary from 6:30-9:00 PM on Sunday, July 21, at Rosie's Park, Goodhue.

Contribution Envelopes

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Contribution Envelopes are now being mailed to parishioners quarterly. If you have not yet received your contribution envelopes and would like to, please contact the Parish Office.

Energy Assistance Program

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Need help paying your energy bills? Greater Minnesota Gas, Inc. (GMG) offers a federally funded program to help pay home heating costs, furnace repairs and could offer energy efficiency home upgrades for income qualified customers. Call 1-800-657-3710 for assistance.

Eucharistic Revival

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“"Behold this Heart which has so loved men that it has spared nothing, even to exhausting and consuming itself, in order to testify its love." - St. Margaret Mary Alacoque) www.eucharisticrevival.org

Gifted and Belonging in the Park

July 28

Catholic Young Adults with Disabilities will meet at Harmon Park (northeast corner at intersection of Bidwell and Bernard Street West) in West St. Paul on July 28 and August 25 from 6-8PM for GAB in the Park. Bring outdoor activities, snacks, beverages and chairs. Contact giftedandbelonging@gmail.com for more information.

Grieving Dawn: Reflection

July 13

Grieving Dawn: Reflection: Dr. Abigail Jorgensen, author of A Catholic Guide to Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Loss, will offer comfort and hope to those who have experienced the profound sorrow of perinatal loss. Church of St. Paul, Ham Lake, on Sat., July 13 from 8:30-11:00AM. churchofsaintpaul.com/grieving-dawn-morning-ofreflection.

HT/SC Cemetery Board

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HT/SC Cemetery Board is seeking input from parishioners with ideas for projects to further enhance our cemetery. Do you have a particular area of interest (i.e. contemplation, beauty, accessibility, practicality, tranquility)? Contact a Cemetery Association Board member: Fr. McCabe, Brian Buck, Billy Gadient, Wayne Gadient, Maureen Lodermeier, Jerome McNamara or Marty O‟Connor

Holy Family Catholic Adoption

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Holy Family Catholic Adoption is the only Catholic adoption agency in the Archdiocese and was created in 2001 to save babies from abortion through the loving offer of adoption. It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies upon donations.
Please consider a donation to assist in this pro-life ministry. More information at www.holyfamilyadoption.org or holyfamilyadoption@
usfmily.net.

Holy Hour of Thanksgiving for Bishop Joseph Williams

July 14

Join in prayer and thanksgiving for Bishop Williams’ years as a priest and bishop in our local Church. Sunday, July 14, from 2-3PM at the Cathedral of Saint Paul. A cupcake and gourmet coffee reception follows from 3:00-4:30PM on the Cathedral lawn. Bishop Williams will offer blessings to the faithful.

Meals for Laura Luhman

August - Tuesdays and Thursdays

In an effort to support Laura, we are providing meals for her on Tuesdays and Thursdays during August. Meals can be ready to eat, ready to heat or frozen. Best to use containers that do not have to be returned. Contact Char von Knobelsdorff at 651-764-1629 or Ellen Huneke at 651-764-0231. Thank you!

National Eucharistic Congress

July 17 – 24, 2024

Tickets still available for this awesome event where you will encounter the living Jesus Christ in a new and profound way! Children 12 and under can now attend completely free. Register at archspm.org/eucharisticrevival

National Eucharistic Pilgrimage Plenary Indulgence

May 17 - July 16

A plenary indulgence will be granted to the Christian faithful who participate in the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage at any point between May 17 and July 16, 2024. It will also be granted to the elderly, infirm, and all those who cannot leave their homes for a serious reason and who participate in spirit with the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage, uniting their prayers, pains, or inconveniences with Christ and the pilgrimage. This indulgence is granted under the usual conditions of sacramental Confession (8 days before or after), Eucharistic Communion in the state of grace, and prayer for the intentions of the Holy Father (One: Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory be). The faithful may also apply this indulgence through suffrage for the souls of the faithful departed in Purgatory.‖ www.eucharisticrevival.org

New Minnesota Child Tax Credit

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This new tax credit is available to Minnesotans who have children under 18. www.FamiliesFirst Project.com/CTC.

OCIA (Order of Christian Initiation of Adults)

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OCIA (Order of Christian Initiation of Adults) met last week, but if you are interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith, please contact Fr. McCabe. A big thank you to the anonymous donor who contributed to the expense of OCIA, it is now FREE!

Pacem in Terris Retreat

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Allow God’s love to heal, nourish and transform your. life. Find rest in body, mind and spirit in this hermitage sanctuary. No schedules or daily distractions. Pacem in Terris offers guests an environment of silence to pray and enter into an intimate union with God. Open year-round. Gift certificates available. www.paceminterris.org. 763-444-6408.

Parish Pastoral Council Meeting

July 15

Parish Pastoral Council Meeting on Monday, July 15, at 7:30PM at Holy Trinity.

Please pray for:

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Please pray for: Marcy Dilworth, Susan Brown, Margaret Wagner, Maxine Ryan, Ed Heppelmann, Anne Merry, Ray Poncelet, Dave Buck, Scott Cyert, Jerry Joe Majerus, Louise Heppelmann, Brent Hokanson, Anne Skalicky, Neil Stehr, Barb Smalley, Jen Berg, Marge Majerus, Shawn Frederixon, Gabe Ryan, Laura Luhman, Colten Zinbar, Ryan Zorn, Beth Carlson, Chuck Havrilla, Paul O’Reilly, Randy Nardinger, Louise Gilsdorf King and Linda Bowar.

Prayer Partners

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Prayer Partners are requested for Confirmation candidates this spring—envelopes are in the entrance of each church. Take one and start praying for a candidate who will be confirmed May 21. Every prayer helps, and yours is needed! A prayer partner prays for their confirmation candidate each day for the graces he or she needs to grow closer to God, to overcome their struggles, and to get the most out of their confirmation formation. Prayer also helps them fight any temptations to not listen to the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

Protecting Children and Vulnerable Adults

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Holy Trinity is dedicated to protecting children and vulnerable adults. Volunteers serving with minors and vulnerable adults must complete requirements before engaging in ministry. Contact - Maria Schultz, Safe Environment Coordinator at: holytrinitygoodhue@gmail.com.

Small Group English/Spanish Family Faith and Fun Saturdays

July 6, 13, 20, 27, and Aug. 3

Families and individuals, join Fr. McCabe, Cooper Utley and Juana Pastor in learning English and Spanish in a faith-filled and fun environment for five Saturdays at Holy Trinity Community Room, 12:30-2:00PM, July 6, 13, 20, 27, and Aug. 3. Registration forms available at Church entryways or at www.holytrinitygoodhue.org

Small Groups

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We are happy to communicate that we have seven (7) Parish Evangelization Cell Small Groups meeting weekly beginning around Lent of which you can sign up to grow as a “missionary disciple” of Jesus Christ and his Church.
Your participation in these groups will keep our parish and families Christ centered. This initiative by Archbishop Hebda is helping us reach out to those who want to share this Christian journey of divine faith, hope and love with us!
Please go online to review and sign up with a small group @https://archspm.groupvitals.com/groupFinder or go to holytrinitygoodhue.org under Ministries: Small Groups for more information.

St Mary’s will serve coffee and rolls after 8:45AM Mass

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St Mary’s will serve coffee and rolls after 8:45AM Mass: To assist, sign up on the sheet in the back of Church.

St. Mary’s CCW

July 16

St. Mary’s CCW will meet on Tuesday, July 16 at7:00PM in the Church meting room

Thank You Students

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Many Goodhue students helped clean up the church grounds recently during the Community Clean Up Day on April 17. Great job! Thank you!

Unlocking The Mysteries Of The Bible

Tuesday mornings (begin Jan. 16)

Are you interested in learning more about the Bible? Join us for an 8-week video and discussion study of “Unlocking the Mysteries of the Bible” by Jeff Cavins and Sarah Christmyer. Meetings will be Tuesday mornings beginning Jan. 16, 2024 from 8:45-10:30AM at Holy Trinity. Purchase the workbook at ascensionpress.com/collections/unlocking-the-mystery which will also give you access to the videos for a year. Questions and sign up call/text Mary Majerus at 651-764-2725 or email mcm2@sleepyeyetel.net.

Volunteers needed for CVBC

July 30, 31, and August 1

“Guardian Angels” (students ages 13-17) are needed to help with CVBC as well as adult volunteers (non-teaching roles). Please contact Maria Schultz at the parish office. Volunteers must be current with “Essential 3” (background check, Code of Conduct, and online VIRTUS training).

What is FORMED?

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Our parish has a subscription to FORMED!
Which means ANYONE can access it for free! What is it?:
FORMED is an online platform filled with over 4,000 Catholic studies, movies, audio dramas, talks, e-books, and even cartoons for our children.
How do I use it?:
You can enjoy FORMED on your computer, phone or on your television with an inexpensive Roku device or Apple TV. You can even listen on your phone as you commute or do chores.
How do I create an account? To create an account (again, for free), go to https://formed.org/signup and type in "55027". Click on Holy Trinity Parish, enter your name and email. That's it!
Our hope and prayer is that the content on FORMED will enrich, deepen, and inspire your faith.

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