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       Church of Saint John



For marriages in trouble or to improve relationships


* * Dates for “2017” * * * *

 October 6-8

Christ the King Retreat Center

Buffalo, MN


Early Registration is recommended. There are

other weekends available, but at different locations.

GO TO THEIR WEB SITE AT www.northmnwwme.org

to get more information or register.

With questions, contact Alan & Missy Block at



Brent & Tracy Chesson at



Retrouvaille is a program that offers support and help to couples in  a hurting and strained marriage. With the many stresses & financial challenges facing couples today, many marriages are experiencing difficulties and Retrouvaille can help. Check out their web page where you can register and read testimonials.

The next available program will be held September 22, 2017  in the Country Inn & Suites in St. Cloud.  If interested, call Craig or Connee at 320-808-0465 or 320-763-0396 Email-conneeann@charter.net or you can go to their web site atwww.tcr-mn.org   

Pre-registration is required and space is limited.


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH: St. John parishioner’s picnic at Holdridge Park immediately following the 10 am Mass. All parishioners are invited!  The meal is potluck with Hot dogs, Sloppy Joes, water, lemonade and paper products provided.  Call Lisa at 309-4864 if you have questions. Food items can be dropped that Sunday, before or after the 10 am Mass. There are outlets and refrigerators available.


RIB FEST - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH: at St. John Parish in Foley. Serving from 5-8 pm. Pre-order tickets are available at the back of church or in the Emmaus Trinity Center. Pre-order cost is $15 for ribs, $8 for hot dogs. Event night-tickets are $20 for ribs and $12 for hot dogs. (presale tickets will be waiting for you at the door the day of the event) Call the office (968-7913) with questions!  Proceeds will benefit St. John Catholic church. Thank you in advance for your support!