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Welcome

CHRISTMAS MASS TIMES AT

HOLY SPIRIT CHURCH

CHRISTMAS EVE, SUNDAY,

DECEMBER 24, 4:30 PM & 10:00 PM

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CHRISTMAS DAY, MONDAY,

DECEMBER 25, 10:00 AM

 

ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US

IN CELEBRATING!

Mass Times

WEEKEND MASS at
Holy Spirit Church
Saturday 4:30 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM
Sunday 10:00 AM

DAILY MASS at Holy Spirit Church
Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM
During the school year, Wednesday morning Mass is a Children's Mass with Marquette Catholic School students.
Wednesday 5:15 PM

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Saturday 3:00 PM
Wednesday 4:30 PM

Holy Week 2016

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Office Hours

Holy Spirit Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Summer Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday: Closed

Office Phone: (218)741-6344

Staff

Publications


  • Sun, Jan 14th

  • Sun, Jan 7th
Older Publications

Join our Parish!

Interested in becoming a member of our church?  

Click here to download our New Member registration form. After it's complete, drop the form off at the Central Parish Office located at Holy Spirit Church or mail it to:

306 South Second Street, Virginia, MN 55792  

Bishop Sirba's UCA Message 2016

Formed

Formed is a dynamic on line offering of programs, movies, audio and books that are available FREE to parish members. To get Formed, click here and an access code will be sent to you.  Once you have your access code, go to to formed.org to set up your new account. Please call Kevin at the Parish Office with any questions about Formed, 218-741-6344. 

Duluth Diocese News

Kyle Eller: Christmas story invites us to our own place in the story

My favorite piece of sacred music that we hear in Mass is the Exultet — that long chant, usually sung by a deacon, that is prayed near the beginning of the Easter Vigil Mass. (Having been ordained a deacon less than 24 hours ago, I am eagerly hoping I will have an opportunity to sing it sometime in the future.)

But I also very much like another piece of sacred music that can be sung in a similar way at the night Mass on Christmas Eve. It’s shorter, it’s also very simple, and it’s very beautiful. It’s called “The Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ,” and it’s a proclamation of exactly that.

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Betsy Kneepkens: Now I know why my parents wanted me home for the holidays

My parents deserve an apology, and unfortunately, it is too late to seek forgiveness from my father. When I was 18, I went off to college. I was an adult, paying my way. I was responsible for one person and one person only, myself. Like most older adolescents, my thoughts were, “When I am 18, I am out of here.” In my college years and a few years after that, I found going home to be a last resort option. After that, life was pretty busy and complicated; I found it difficult to manage the distance.

Betsy Kneepkens

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Liz Hoefferle: Christmas is a good time to meditate on the great gift — Jesus

Christmas is a great time to think about gifts. From television commercials to Black Friday sales, and from newspaper inserts to lists for Santa, it’s not hard to focus on gifts this time of year.

A dictionary definition of gift tells us that it is “a thing given to someone without payment.” Different than something that is sold, exchanged, or earned, a gift is freely given. We buy or make a gift for someone simply because we care about the person and want to make his or her life better. Giving a gift is an act of love.

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