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Lenten Soup Suppers Have Begun in Earnest!

Join Us Fridays During Lent - All are Welcome
February 20, 2018

Last Friday, the St. Agnes Choirs served up an array of meatless soups, noodles and more at the first Lenten Soup Supper this year....Read more

A Lent to Remember

February 16, 2018

“You know what hour it is. It is time for you now to wake from sleep. The night is far gone, the day is...Read more

The Desert of Lent

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
February 15, 2018

"The Spirit drove Jesus into the desert…” Not long after the Holy Spirit anointed Christ at his baptism in the Jordan, the same Holy...Read more

“Experience Lent! Prepare for Easter” Ushers in 2018 Lent

600 Parishioners Participate in Parish-Wide Ministry Fair
February 12, 2018

This past weekend, the service and ministry spirit of St. Agnes was on full display in the School Gym. With 64 parish ministries overall,...Read more

Lenten Offerings

February 9, 2018

Below is a selection of great temptations from Formed that you should definitely not deny yourself, especially during Lent.

First is Glimpses Along...Read more

Experience Lent

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
February 9, 2018

This year, Ash Wednesday is Valentine’s Day (February 14) and Easter Sunday is April Fools’ Day (April 1). It’s a cryptic joke. Whatever it...Read more

Saint Josephine Bakhita

Reformations, Protestant and Catholic
February 2, 2018

This week the Church celebrates the feast days of Saint Agatha (February 5), Saint Paul Miki and Companions (February 6), Saints Jerome Emilian and...Read more

Experience St. Agnes

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
February 1, 2018

You just pulled in from SoCal to the outskirts of Oak Park, Illinois, where you bought a roomy three-bedroom 1970s rambler. Your well-paying job...Read more

The Memorial of Saint John Bosco

January 29, 2018

On January 31, the Church celebrates a saint of whom Pope Pius XI said: “In his life the supernatural became the natural and the...Read more

The Plot Thickens: The Story Behind the Second Feast of St. Agnes

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
January 26, 2018

Last week, I said that saints’ lives are more like novels than short stories. Such is the tale of St. Agnes and friends. The...Read more

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Lenten Soup Suppers Have Begun in Earnest!

Join Us Fridays During Lent - All are Welcome
February 20, 2018

Last Friday, the St. Agnes Choirs served up an array of meatless soups, noodles and more at the first Lenten Soup Supper this year....Read more

A Lent to Remember

February 16, 2018

“You know what hour it is. It is time for you now to wake from sleep. The night is far gone, the day is...Read more

The Desert of Lent

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
February 15, 2018

"The Spirit drove Jesus into the desert…” Not long after the Holy Spirit anointed Christ at his baptism in the Jordan, the same Holy...Read more

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