Welcome to Presentation

Set as a beacon on a hill to surrounding Maplewood and the east side of St. Paul, the Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary has been a center of Catholic faith and life since 1946. Our parish continues to be a vibrant place of worship, education, and outreach to the community. We welcome you to join us as we celebrate God’s many gifts and strive to bring the gospel message of Jesus Christ to the world around us.



Presentation Teams Up With Omaha Steaks!

Omaha Steaks has teamed up with Presentation Parish and is offering huge
discounts on their most popular selections as well as giving back to help fund the Angel Program for Tuition Assistance which receives 10% from each purchase made!

You can support the program 3 Different Ways:
– Shop online at www.steaksforgood.com/angelprogram
– Visit any of the Omaha Steaks Stores
– Call in to order and support Presentation of the
Blessed Virgin Mary Church at 1-800-994-7455
Read more here.


Music Ministry Is Alive and Singing at Presentation!

Please consider being a part of music ministry at Presentation.  We would LOVE to have you join us! Read more here.


WYD2016World Youth Day – 2016
Attention all youth and young adults! Presentation of Mary is taking a pilgrimage July 19-August 2  to World Youth Day, which is being held in Krakow, Poland.

Join Pope Francis and a multitude of Young Catholics around the world. Fr. Benny, Bishop Cozzens, and Justin Stroh – Archdiocese Pilgrim Director will be accompanying you. You must be 16 years of age at the time of departure in order to go. (WYD16) is a pilgrimage to Krakow, Poland, to see and share Mass with our Holy Father, Pope Francis, in an experience with youth from around the world. There are brochures with all the information on the trip available in the Kennard Street entrance of church.

Contact Kay Mottaz for more details at 651-842-6022 or kmottaz@presentationofmary.org or visit www.archspm.org/WYD16


St. Paul Street Evangelization Two-Day Workshop

Friday, September 18, 7-10 p.m. &
Saturday, September 19, 8-4 p.m.
Location: St. John the Baptist, New Brighton

EvangilizationSt. Paul Street Evangelization is a non-profit Catholic organization dedicated to preaching the Gospel to all nations, and one of the ways they do this is by bringing the Catholic faith to the streets. They provide a hands-on experience of being a street evangelist, but the training goes beyond street evangelization, it also provides effective tools to share the Gospel with the people in your parish, school or workplace. The Office of Evangelization & Catechesis will be cooperating with the Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute to bring this exciting two-day workshop! Registration is $75, which includes materials, breakfast and lunch on Saturday, and a snack.

A person does not need to be a theologian or professional apologist to be an effective evangelist. A person only needs to have a heart for Jesus Christ and His Church and be willing to share that with others.
For more information contact Tim Koran at 651-772-4636 or Kay Mottaz at the Parish Office 651-842-6022 or register online here.


PopePope Francis Visit to US Sept. 22-25.

“The presence of Pope Francis at the World Meeting of Families in our country will be a joyful moment for millions of Catholics and people of good will. Our great hope has been that the Holy Father would visit us to inspire our families in their mission of love. It is a blessing to hear the pope himself announce the much anticipated news,” said Archbishop Kurtz. Check out the schedule for the pope’s visit to the three US cities here.


Become A Mass Greeter! Mass greeters are needed for all Masses. Your smile and spirit of welcoming will make a profound impression on all who come to Mass. Click here to sign up today!


Holy Rosary

Pray the Holy Rosary following daily Masses, Mon. – Thurs., prior to daily Mass on Fri. and 1/2 hour prior to all weekend Masses.