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Immaculate Conception Church

Pastor: Fr. Brendan Hughes, CMRI

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General location: central Minnesota
Address: Immaculate Conception Church
313 28th Avenue N.
St. Cloud, MN 56303-3747
Phone: (320) 251-3461
Fax: (320) 251-6014

Sunday Mass: 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Confessions 30 min. before Mass

Weekday Masses:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8:00 a.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, Friday and Saturday: 30 minutes before Mass
First Friday: 45 minutes before Mass

Sick Calls: monthly

Special Shrines:
St. Philomena

Other Sacraments:
Baptism: by arrangement
Matrimony: for members of the parish
First Communion: annually
Confirmation: annually
Extreme Unction: as needed

Regularly-scheduled devotions:
Rosary: 15 minutes before Sunday and holyday Masses; 20 minutes before weekday Masses
Benediction: after First Friday Mass, one Sunday a month
First Friday and First Saturday devotions
Chair of Unity Octave
Lenten devotions: Stations of the Cross on Fridays
Veneration of the Relic of the True Cross: feasts of Finding and Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Total Consecration to Our Lady renewal on the feasts of the Annunciation, St. Louis
   Marie de Montfort, and of the Immaculate Conception
Pentecost Novena
Corpus Christi procession
October Living Rosary Sunday — children
Christ the King Sunday
All Souls’ Day: Toties Quoties indulgences
November: Daily Thoughts and Prayers for the Faithful Departed
Advent Devotions
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Christmas Novena Prayers and Octave Prayers

Regularly-scheduled blessings:
Blessing of Sacramentals: monthly
Blessing of Expectant Mothers: quarterly
Blessing of Mothers after Childbirth
Blessing of Vehicles: annually
Purification Blessing of Candles and Procession
Rogation Litany of Saints
Enthronement of Home to the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Enrollment in Brown Scapular: annually
October Angel Sunday blessing of children annually
Enrollment in Miraculous Medal: annually

Catechism classes for children:
Annual First Communion instructions
Annual Confirmation instructions
Sunday Catechism K-12 through the school year
Summer Catechism K-12 and adults: 1 week

Parish Choir:
Yes; meets for practice twice monthly after 9 a.m. Mass on Sunday
High Mass one Sunday a month
Hymns and Benediction one Sunday a month

Parish Library: open after 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. Sunday Masses

Activities for children:
Altar Boys’ Camp
St. Nicholas’ Day: visit of St. Nicholas

Parish School: kindergarten - high school
Immaculate Conception Academy (CMD Sisters)
Phone: (320) 251-3461
Confession: weekly
Sermon: weekly
Academy choir: High Mass monthly
Occasional Outings
Christmas and Graduations programs
Spring picnic
All Saints’ Day Costume Party

Parish Organizations:
Confraternity of Mary Immaculate Queen: meets on First Saturdays
Altar and Rosary Society: meeting 3 times a year
Altar Servers Society
Rosary making: monthly

Parish Social Activities:
Altar and Rosary Society activities
All Saints’ Day children’s costume party, treats and games
Boujafest and Carnival: annual

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Immaculate Conception Church
Fr. Brendan Hughes, CMRI
313 28th Avenue N.
St. Cloud, MN 56303-3747
Phone: (320) 251-3461
Fax: (320) 251-6014

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