Parish Committees

Pastoral Council

 Parish Council meetings are held quarterly. 

Council of Catholic Women (CCW)

The Council of Catholic Women meets on a quarterly basis.  All people of the parish are members.  The CCW is responsible for various events in the parish including Roll Sunday (held the first Sunday of each month, following Mass) and the Spring Fling Breakfast/Big Ticket Raffle held annually after Easter.

Faith Formation

Generations of Faith Session planning is conducted on a monthly basis from September through May.


If you would like to serve in one of the liturgical ministries (lectors, greeters, servers, ushers, choir) at St. Patrick's, please contact Jean Meyer at or Father Greg Havel at 507-895-4720


Becoming a member of the Catholic Church (Adults):   The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA).  If you are interested in learning more or to become a member, please contact Father Greg Havel at 507-895-4720


    Parents may request the baptism of  their infants
    by contacting Jean Meyer at or Father Greg        

    Havel at 507-895-4720 

First Confession & First Holy Communion
    Second grade children and parents attend sessions together on Saturday 

    mornings.  The  children celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation during Advent,     followed by First Eucharist during the Easter season.  There are  three sessions to     prepare for First Reconciliation in the Fall and four sessions to prepare for First
    Eucharist in the Spring.  Please contact Debi Shuda at or     Father Greg Havel at 507-895-4720

    Youth begin preparing for Confirmation in the  late Fall of ninth grade.  They are     assisted by parents during this phase.  Confirmation is celebrated with the Bishop     in the Spring of the tenth grade.  If you wish to register your child for Confirmation,     please contact  Debi Shuda at or Fathe Greg Havel at 507-     895-4720.