Saturday, February 14

· Cana Dinner after 4:30 Mass in Kolbe Hall.

Today, February 15

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

Monday, February 16

· President’s Day - Parish Office closed.

Wednesday, February 18

· Faith Formation Classes 6:30-7:30 PM in the school.

Thursday, February 19

· AA & Alanon 7:30 PM in Kennedy Hall.

Friday, February 20

· Confessions 6:15 PM, Mass 7:00 PM in Polish.

Saturday, February 21

· Polish School 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.

Sunday, February 22

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Bibletimeline - Year 1 - 6:30-8:30 PM.

· Adventures in Matthew - Year 2 - 6:30-8:30 PM.


19TH ANNUAL IC FOLLIES - Immaculate Conception Music Ministry presents ‘The IC Follies...Color by Numbers’ Friday and Saturday, February 20 and 21 at 7:30 PM and a Sunday afternoon matinee on the 22nd at 2:00 PM.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to performance.  Cost is $12.50 per person and includes dessert and 1 complimentary drink.   All seats must be reserved in advance.  Immaculate Conception is located at 4030 Jackson Street N.E. in Columbia Heights.  For further ticket information contact the Parish Office at 763-788-9062.


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SATURDAY BREAKFAST FOR MEN - The Church of St. Helena, Minneapolis will sponsor a “Saturday Breakfast for Men” with Father Michael Keating, Ph.D, speaking on  “What Is It To Be A Father - As Completion of a Masculine Personality?” on Saturday, February 28, in Rowan Hall, 3204 East 43rd Street.  Men are invited to attend Mass first at 8:00 AM, followed by breakfast in Rowan Hall at 8:30 AM and Father Keating’s talk at 8:45 AM (which ends promptly at 9:30 AM but men may remain for questions until 10:00 AM). The cost for the breakfast is $5, but a free will offering will be taken to cover expenses.  Reservations by 12:00 Noon on Friday, February 27 by calling 612-729-7321.

ANNUAL MARIAN CONGRESS - The World Apostolate of Fatima 23rd Annual Marian Congress Console Your God: Fatima’s Call Today on Saturday, March 7, 2009 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1154 Seminole Avenue, West St. Paul. Speakers will be Father Randall Kasel and Dr. Mark Miravalle, S.T.D.  Pre-registration is $30 with $35 at the door or after the deadline of February 23rd.  For more information visit the website at or call Barb at 763-502-0792.  Deadline for registration is February 23.

RECEPTION FOR CONSUL GENERAL - Consul General Zygmunt Matynia of the Polish Consulate in Chicago will be in the Twin Cities to participate in a Polish economic and trade conference sponsored by the Minnesota Trade Office and the Polish Embassy in Washington D.C.  The Polish American Cultural Institute of Minnesota is holding a reception on February 18, 2009 to welcome him and other consulate and embassy staff to the Twin Cities from 6:30-8:30 PM at Gasthof Zur Gemutlichkeit, 2300 University Ave N.E., Minneapolis. Everyone is welcome. For further information, please see or call 612-378-9291.

CRADLE OF HOPE BENEFIT - Join in a bold celebration of Life!   LEAHY …”A Celtic whirlwind of fiddle-driven music, dance, and song…” appears to sell out crowds in the U.S. and Canada.  They will perform in a benefit concert for Cradle of Hope...motherhood fund on Thursday, February 26, 2009, 7:30 PM, Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, Arden Hills.  For tickets: 651-638-6333 or 866-424-4849 or order online www.betheledu/bensongreat-hall.  Prices begin at $25.

LENTEN SOUP SUPPERS - The English Altar and Rosary Guild will again sponsor the Lenten Soup Suppers in Kolbe Center on the Wednesdays during Lent - March 4, 11, 18, 25 and April 1.  Menu includes: Soup or Chili, Bread, Dessert, Coffee or Milk.  Adults $4.00 and $2.00 for Children.  All proceeds go to charity.