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

Sunday 11:00 AM

Wednesday 8:30 AM

1st Friday Noon

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

Monday 8:30 AM

Saturday 5:00 PM

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Office Hours

Office Hours
Monday - Tuesday 9 - 1


  • 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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Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church

Reading 1 Gn 3:9-15, 20

After Adam had eaten of the tree,

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Father Ryan Moravitz announced at Holy Family Church in Duluth this weekend that the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus are coming to the Diocese of Duluth and will be taking up residence at the former Holy Family rectory.

The Handmaids come with the blessing and invitation of Duluth Bishop Paul Sirba.

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God calls all Christians to be saints — not plastic statues of saints, but real people who make time for prayer and who show loving care for others in the simplest gestures, Pope Francis said in his new document on holiness.

"Do not be afraid of holiness. It will take away none of your energy, vitality, or joy," the pope wrote in "Gaudete et Exsultate" ("Rejoice and Be Glad"), his apostolic exhortation on "the call to holiness in today's world."

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Divine Mercy celebrations in the diocese

The Feast of Divine Mercy is Sunday, April 8. The schedule for the Diocese of Duluth for 2018 is:

Aitken, St. James Church, 299 Red Oak Drive, (218) 927-6581: 1:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.; confession 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., holy hour 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.; Divine Mercy Chaplet; Mass 3:15 p.m.; spaghetti dinner after Mass.

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