Faith Briefs for Feb. 28

Soup, sandwich dinner is March 8 in Ruthton

A soup and sandwich dinner is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, March 8, (snow date Sunday, March 22) at the Ruthton Community Center. The dinner includes a variety of soups, grilled cheese and egg salad sandwiches, bars and a beverage for a free will donation. This is a BRCO fundraiser for Independence Day and Santa Day activities.

Lunch is served Thursdays at St. Ann’s in Slayton

Court Queen of Peace is serving lunch during Lent on Thursdays at Divine Mercy Hall, St. Ann’s Church, Slayton, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.. The menu includes pork sandwich, salads, and assorted desserts.

Takeouts are available by calling 507-227-6519

Beginning Experience to offer weekend retreat

Divorced, Separated, Widowed — Beginning Experience of SW MN, is offering a Weekend Retreat that provides an opportunity to help close the door gently on the past and move on with renewed hope and purpose. A weekend retreat will be held at Shetek Lutheran Ministries on April 3-5. Deadline to register is March 27. Email swmnbe@gmail.com, or call/text MaryAnn 507-828-2866, Laurie 507-829-4004, Tim 507-530-6379.

Catholic Diocese of New Ulm to host annual Bishop Lucker Lecture March 9 in Redwood Falls

The 2020 Bishop Lucker Lecture will be at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9, at the Church of St. Catherine in Redwood Falls.

This year marks the 17th year that the Catholic Diocese of New Ulm has sponsored this annual event.

This year’s presenter is Ralph Martin, president of Renewal Ministries, an organization devoted to Catholic renewal and evangelization. The title of his presentation is “Hungry for God.”

A director of graduate theology programs in evangelization, Martin is a professor of theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in the Archdiocese of Detroit. His weekly program on EWTN television and radio, “The Choices We Face,” continues to facilitate spiritual conversions.

Martin holds a doctorate in theology from the Angelicum University in Rome and was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI as a consulter to the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization, a position he still holds. He is the author of numerous books as well as articles in scholarly and popular publications.

The Bishop Lucker Lecture is open to the public. There is no registration and admission is free. A reception will follow the lecture.


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