Outreach Opportunities

         Thank you to everyone that donated winter coats to the Burmese Refugees! We greatly appreciate it!!

       Second Harvest Heartland Food + You

  • Tuesday, November 13th
  • Thursday, December 20th
    These events take place from 1:00 - 3:00 PM. This is a school based program that aims to increase the availability of healthy food resources to students and their families. Volunteers will assist in unloading and sorting fresh and nonperishable food from the Second Harvest truck for the school families.

    Red Cross Blood Drive
  • Friday, October 19th from 12:00 - 6:00 PM
    Provide the lifesaving gift of a blood donation. Pre-registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome.

    Rake A Difference Day

  • Saturday, October 27th from 9:00 - 12:00 PM
    Individuals and groups are needed to assist seniors and adults with disabilities in Washington County with raking and fall clean-up. Rake a Difference is part of Community Thread, which is a community service organization that provides services to seniors and those with disabilities so they may stay in their homes.

    Loaves and Fishes

  • Wednesday, October 31st from 3:00 - 7:00 PM
    Individuals needed to help prepare and serve dinner to people in need. We will be serving at St. Matthew's Parish in St. Paul.

    Urban Roots
  • Saturday, November 3rd from 9:00 - 12:00 PM
    Individuals needed to help with fall garden clean up. Urban Roots is an organization that teaches and provides student internships to youth between the ages of 14 to 21 in the areas of Market Gardening, Conservation and Cooking on St. Paul's Eastside. Their progressive program model engages youth in career exploration, entrepreneurial ventures, 21st Century job skills, self-discovery and more!

    Advent Committee

  • Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd
    Help collect and sort gift donations before and after all Masses.

The Outreach committee works with local charities to attempt to meet the immediate needs of the less fortunate mostly by the collection of goods and providing volunteer opportunities.  Some of the charities the Outreach committee supports include:

  • Catholic Charities
  • Christian Cupboard
  • Indian Ministries
  • Alley Shoppe



  For more information on our Outreach programs, please contact:
  Deacon Larry Amell