“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you...plans to give you hope...” Jeremiah 29:11
Dispensation of Mass for indefinte period of time
The faithful of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester continue to be dispensed, for an indefinte period of time, from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and holy days of obligation, even while the more fundamental obligation of keeping holy the Lord's Day still remains. This dispensation will perdure until further notice, even after the celebration of Mass for the general public is resumed.
While you are staying safe at home you can find daily gospel messages from Bishop Quinn at the Dioceses FaceBook page. If you have Facebook – go to the page for the Diocese of Winona‑Rochester and “like” the page, and these videos should show up on your Facebook newsfeed. https://www.facebook.com/DioceseWinonaRochester/videos/228448054972275/
You can find the daily readings at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops website http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/
Please stay home when you can and stay safe.
Contributions can be sent to Sacred Heart Church, PO Box 377, Heron Lake, MN 56137. You may also continue to support your parish through an online giving option. Giving is an act of worship. Your parish continues to need and appreciate your support.
Online parish donations: An online page has been created on a secure website so that donors can make donations online to any parish in the Winona‑Rochester Diocese. Please visit https://catholicfsmn.org/parish‑donations. Donations made on this site are for the operations of parishes. Donors can use the drop‑down menu to select the parish that they would like to support. If donors would rather call in to provide their information, they can contact Monica Herman directly at 507‑858‑1276.