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.



2018 Lent / Easter Calendar


Lenten Penance Service with Individual Confession
Tuesday, March 13 7:00 p.m.

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion—
Saturday, March 24,  5:00 p.m.
Sunday,   March 25, 8:30 & 10:30 a.m.

Holy ThursdayMarch 29
7:00 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper (Incense)

Good FridayMarch 30
3:00 p.m. Celebration of the Lord’s Passion
7:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross by Servants
of the Cross

Holy SaturdayMarch 31
8:00 p.m. Easter Vigil (Incense)

Easter Sunday—April 1
8:30  &  10:30 a.m. Mass

Divine Mercy Sunday—April 8
2:00 p.m. Confessions/Adoration
2:30 p.m. Chaplet of Divine Mercy/Benediction

Individual Confession
Tuesdays -Thursdays 7:30-7:50 a.m.
Saturdays 4:00-4:45 p.m.
No Confession – Holy Saturday March 31

Soup Suppers—Fridays During Lent
5:30-6:45 p.m. in Kenney Hall
February 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23

Stations of the Cross—Fridays 2:15 p.m. with school children
7:00 p.m. following soup suppers, February 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23
Friday, March 23 1:45 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Living Stations by
Presentation Youth

Lenten Enrichment Series

Lenten Reflection – Friday, March 2
The Exaltation of the Cross
Offered by Rev. T.J. McKenzie
5:30 p.m. Soup Supper Begins
7:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross
7:30 p.m. Reflection
The Cross is the symbol of Christianity. Over the centuries different theological understandings of the cross have developed. It is a symbol of love. It is a symbol of forgiveness. It is a symbol of Jesus Christ’s power. This reflection will look at the historical development of the understanding of the cross and what the meaning of the cross is saying to us today.

The Amazing Shroud of Turin
Offered by Judith Franey
Sunday, March 18
2:00 p.m. in Kenney Hall

This compelling slide show and talk presents the current state of research as developed by the Confraternity of the Holy Shroud providing us with evidence of its authenticity.

Living Stations of the Cross
Portrayed by Presentation Youth
Friday, March 23, 1:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Saturday March 24 7:00 p.m.

Living Stations of the Cross
Portrayed by Servants of the Cross
Good Friday, March 30, 7:00 p.m.

Eucharistic Adoration


Ourpicture2 Lord, truly present in the Blessed Sacrament is adored and worshiped Monday through Friday 9:00 am to Midnight by parishioners, families, friends and visitors.

Dedicated adorers are always needed to take an hour each week during the day or evening, in the Divine Mercy Chapel located in Presentation’s Parish Center.

For more information please contact: Barb Kleiter at 651-774-1172 or email: timkandbarbk@comcast.net