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St. Mary's - 15 1st Ave NE, Deer River

Sunday 11:00 AM

Monday 8:30 AM

Tuesday 8:30 AM

Wednesday 5:00 PM

Friday (1st & 3rd) Noon

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St. Joseph's - 51061 Wolf Drive, Ball Club

Saturday 5:00 PM

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Office Hours

Office Hours
Monday - Tuesday 9 - 1


Stations of the Cross

Friday, February 23, St. Mary's Deer River, 6 pm

Friday, March 2, St. Joseph's Ball Club, 6 pm

Friday, March 9, St. Mary's Deer River 6 pm

Friday, March 16, St. Joseph's Ball Club 6 pm

Friday, March 23, St. Mary's Deer River 6 pm

Ecumenical Lenten Services and Soup Luncheon

Please join our faith communities on Wednesdays during Lent for a soup lunch and an ecumenical Lenten service. Soup lunch is served at noon, church service to follow at 12:30. All are welcome. A free will offering will be taken up at the services for the Deer River Area Food Shelf. All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, February 28, Clara Lutheran Deer River

Wednesday, March 7, St. Joseph's Ball Club

Wednesday, March 14, Bethany Lutheran Deer River

Wednesday, March 21, United Methodist, Deer River

  • Fr. Steve shares his homily during a recent children's Mass
  • St. Joseph's Table celebrated at St. Joseph's Parish.
  • Dishing up at St. Joseph's table.
  • Our religious education students sharing dinner at a recent Catholic/Lutheran event.
  • Memorial of St. Anne's of Bena located at St. Mary's.
  • Participants of the Catholic/Lutheran dialogue for the 500th anniversary of the Reform.
  • Memorial of Sacred Heart located at St. Mary's.
  • Work day at St. Joseph's.
  • Outdoor Stations of the Cross at St. Joseph's.
  • Religious education students sharing dinner at the Catholic/Lutheran event.
  • Outdoor Stations of the Cross at St. Joseph's cemetery.
  • Fr. Steve Daigle and Pastor Peg Christianson at the Catholic/Lutheran dialogue event.
  • Preparing St. Joseph's table.
  • Totus Tuus happy campers!
  • Summer 2017 Totus Tuus.
  • 2017 Totus Tuus group.
  • 2017 Totus Tuus students.

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