Browsing the 2014 archive of St. Jude News

Browsing the 2014 archive of St. Jude News

In his reflection on the Gospel for Pentecost

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 6/11/14

In his reflection on the Gospel for Pentecost, John 17: 20-26, Pope Francis said the church is made up of people with a variety of differences and gifts, and if one wants to belong to it, he or she must be motivated by love and enter with "your whole ... Read More »

Postal Service Helps the Mahtomedi Area Food Shelf

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 5/15/14

Postal Service "Stamp Out Hunger" Drive took place on Saturday, May 10. The carriers for the Mahtomedi area brought donations in all throughout the day. Because of their efforts and the communities generosity 4,226 pounds of food was collected. WOW!!!

2014 Fish Bake is a great success!

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 4/09/14











St. Jude Lenten Fish Bake dinner was a HUGE success!  The Fun-Raising team would like to thank the approximately 300 diners for joining us and contributing socially and financially to our parish.  A big thanks to the volunteers—youth ... Read More »

Be a part of the Divine Mercy Novena

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 4/04/14

St. Faustina was a polish nun who lived in the first half of the 20th century.  She was also a visionary to whom Jesus gave revelation.  On February 22, 1931, Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ appeared to this simple nun, bringing with Him a wonderful message of Mercy ... Read More »

Spaghetti Dinner for the Food Shelf

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 3/28/14








March is Minnesota FoodShare Month so the Mahtomedi Area Food Shelf partnered with Coventry Senior Living and on March 27, 2014 Coventry Senior Living sponsored a spaghetti dinner for the Food Shelf. The cost was $5 with a food item for ... Read More »

What is Taizé Prayer

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 3/27/14

Taizé prayer is meditative singing, reflection, and periods of silence that allow each of us to quiet ourselves and be open to God speaking to our hearts.

Prayer as Described by the Taizé Community

Singing is one of the most essential elements of worship. Short songs, repeated again and ... Read More »

Early Understanding of Lent

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 3/13/14

The Sacrament of Baptism is the primary sacrament of forgiveness of sin.  In the early church, prior to the fourth century, those who were guilty of serious sin were ostracized by the Church and had no means to return.  Given the beliefs of the time, many put off the ... Read More »

Friends and Family Month at LADC

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 3/07/14

At Lake Area Discovery Center, March is Friends and Family Month!

LADC is a Nationally Accredited, non-profit early childhood program who partners with Annunciation Catholic Church to provide quality Christian based programs for families with young children.

REFER A FAMILY to LADC, and YOU will receive a $50 Target ... Read More »

Mardi Gras was a HUGE Success!

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 3/04/14

A Big Thank You to all the attendees and volunteers at our "Evening on Bourbon Street".  A terrific night of fun, fellowship, and fundraising. A special note of gratitude to the many talented, creative, and dedicated committee members, who worked countless hours to make it a success! We also ... Read More »

Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 2/24/14

On February 22, the Habitat for Humanity group held a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for their annual trip to Ft. Smith, AK. A good time was had by all. Volunteers served visitors a spaghetti dinner which included meatballs, salad, bread and dessert. Many volunteers were on hand that night to ... Read More »