Welcome to The Church of the Presentation
of the Blessed Virgin Mary
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.
JOIN US FOR PRESENTATION SCHOOL’S OPEN HOUSE
SUNDAY, JANUARY 29!
Welcoming Students Pre K-8th Grade
Pancake Breakfast 9am – 12pm
School Hosted Mass 10:30am
Open House 11:30am – 1pm
Indoor Inflatables 12pm – 2pm
Meet Our Teachers, Visit with School Parents, View Art Show & Science Fair Projects Learn about Financial Aid & Busing Options
Learn more about us here>>
Presentation School is deeply committed to the idea that no child should be denied a quality education on the basis of his or her family’s financial situation. The desire of the Presentation Parish administration team is that every child of our parish must be able to attend Presentation School. Therefore, we offer excellent financial aid packages. Contact our Principal, Nikki Giel at 651-842-6032 for more information.
ALL MARRIED COUPLES ARE INVITED TO PRESENTATION’S ANNUAL CANA DINNER
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Featured Guest Speaker:
Catherine is a Licensed Psychologist and the Clinical Director of MidWest Center for Personal and Family Development. Read more>>
5:00pm Mass including renewal of Marriage Vows
6:00pm Social gathering and check-in at Kenney Hall
6:30pm Dinner served with wine or coffee, and dessert
7:30pm Guest speaker, followed by a dance
Registration Deadline: January 27. See Registration Flyer here>>
BOOK STUDY: RESISTING HAPPINESS
We hope you are enjoying the book received at Christmas “Resisting Happiness” by New York Times best-selling author, Matthew Kelly. Join fellow parishioners as we discuss the chapters at our book study on Wednesday evenings beginning January 11 thru February 22 from 7:00-8:00 pm. Come for any of the topics listed.
Led by Deacon Mike Powers, this seven-week book study is a great opportunity for social, spiritual, and intellectual growth in a relaxed setting in the Parish Center’s Modesta Room.
No registration required! Bring a friend or family member! Extra books available! There is no cost to participate!
Week 1: Jan. 11—The pursuit of happiness (Ch. 1-5)
Week 2: Jan. 18— The starting line (Ch. 6-11)
Week 3: Jan. 25—Abundant life (Ch. 12-18)
Week 4: Feb. 1—In training (Ch. 18-23)
Week 5: Feb. 8—A new start (Ch. 23-28)
Week 6: Feb 15—Stairway to heaven (Ch. 29-34)
Week 7: Feb 22—Strength for the journey (Ch 35-37)
PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
24 Hours a Day – 7 Days a Week
beginning Sunday – February 5, 2017
in the Divine Mercy Chapel
located in Presentation’s Parish Center
We invite and welcome you to visit Our Lord, truly present in the Blessed Sacrament. Dedicated adorers are needed to take
an hour each week during the day or throughout the night, seven days a week.
This hour that Jesus wants you to spend with Him is spent any way you want – with your own favorite prayer book, reading the Holy Bible, praying the Holy Rosary, speaking to Jesus heart to heart, as one does with a friend; or you may be so tired, troubled, or worn out, that you may want to just sit, and relax, and enjoy the sweet peace that comes from simply being with the one who loves you the most, Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament. What hour can you give to our Lord each week?
Submit your name and time commitment to: Barb Kleiter here.
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