Our reliance on contributions from the pew, which has served us so well in the past, today has the potential for a catastrophic impact on vulnerable churches and communities that rely on support from our annual appeals. Consider mailing in your second collections and/or special collections. Here are a few that are coming up:
Parishioners can join us by reserving a spot each Sunday and Tuesday in November. Sunday Mass is at 8:00 am
Tuesday Mass is at 5:30 pm
For the week on Thanksgiving:
November 24 8:30 AM
November 25 5:30 PM Thanksgiving Mass
We ask that you call the Parish Office at 482-6818 to reserve your spot.
Sunday Masses will be Livestreamed on
St. Patrick's Facebook page.
St. Patrick’s Parish now offers another option for giving by going to our Parish website at www.stpatrickschurchbrownsvillemn.org.
Just select the “Giving” tab to get started and enter your information. It is safe, secure and easy. Your contributions will be recorded in your parish account and linked to your envelope number. You may do a one-time contribution or set up a recurring amount directly from checking, savings, or credit/debit card accounts.
If you have any questions or need assistance please contact Debi at the Parish Office. [507-482-6818].
ParishSOFT Giving is currently running a special promotion!! For every 25 Parish members that enroll with a recurring gift of at least $50 per month for 3 months, ParishSOFT will contribute $200 to St. Patrick's Parish Youth fund.
WE NOW OFFER TEXT GIVING AS WELL! Text “GIVE” to 507-200-3719
Please call the Parish office at 482-6818 and leave a message with your name, number of people attending, your phone number and which Mass you would like to attend; Sunday 8:00 am or Tuesday at 5:30 pm. Reservations will be on a first come first serve basis. You will receive a return phone call within 48 hours to confirm your reservation. Bulletins will be left in the Hall and posting information on the website. Please be safe and stay home if you feel you are in the at risk group, showing signs of illness or have been in contact with someone with the illness or showing signs of illness.
The weekly televised Mass will be station affiliates in the Rochester-Austin-Mason City market, as well as the Winona-La Crosse-Eau Claire market. The broadcast schedule is as follows:
The TV Mass can also be watched online anytime at www.dowr.org.
In accordance with Governor Walz's new COVID-19 restrictions, the Diocese of Winona-Rochester has updated their COVID-19 Protocols for Resuming Mass. this update is posted below in the Task Force Section. Thankfully, due to our Task Force, we are already in compliance with all mandates and protocols, so no new changes needed to be made at this time.
Children from age 3 to 6 hear and learn about the Gospel in a way that is understandable for them. All children at Mass are welcome to come forward before the Gospel is read and return after the homily. This is held at Sunday Mass throughout the year.
Generations of Faith is for all members and ages of the Parish. It is designed to educate our children and youth about the basics of our faith and allows adults to answer their questions about the Catholic faith, explain religious traditions and help them grow in their faith. It is held six times per year from September through March. Each session begins at 5:30 p.m.. with a potluck meal, followed by a program and is 2 hours in length. Session include "break away" time for the pre-school through grade school ages. No registration necessary.
2020 - 2021 Schedule
Generations of Faith sessions have been cancelled for the 2020-2021 season. Watch for opportunities for Youth (who do not attend Catholic Schools) to engage in faith formation activities.