The Church of St. Rita

Connecting Faith and Life...

Contact Info

8694 80th St. S.
Cottage Grove, MN 55016-2096
P: 651-459-4596
F: 651-459-5364

 

WELCOME TO
THE CHURCH OF ST. RITA! 

 

THE FALL FESTIVAL WAS A GREAT SUCCESS!

Thanks to everyone who helped to make our annual Fall Festival such a great success. We hope you enjoyed the opportunity to celebrate our parish family with great music, food and other activities.We welcome your feedback! If you have suggestions for next year's festival, please email us at saintritas.fallfestival@gmail.com. 

 


UPCOMING ACTIVITIES 

*Blessing of the pets, Saturday Oct. 4 at 9 a.m.

*Family hayride and apple-picking, Sunday Oct. 12, 2 p.m. 

Find out more here.


 

FALL FAITH FORMATION - CLASSES BEGIN THIS WEEK

Fall faith formation classes begin this week. You may still register your child for class, but s/he may be placed on a waiting list. A late fee will be applied. Forms are available in the parish office and online. Download and print the forms at these links: 

*Info for preschool - 6th grade students

*Info for junior/senior high students

If you have questions, please call Kathy Kovarik (elementary) or Amy Schroeder (junior/senior high) at 651-459-4596. 


 RCIA

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is a period of instruction and spiritual formation in the Roman Catholic Church. If you are an adult interested in joining the Catholic Church, or a Catholic adult wishing to be confirmed, please contact Deacon Jack Nicklay at 651 459 0691 or jnicklay@saintritas.org


  

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN AND BUDGET UPDATE 

Members of the parish finance committee and capital campaign committee have committed to moving forward on our expansion project. We plan to break ground in the spring of 2015. Finance council member Jeff Brinkman recently spoke to the parish about our financial situation. You can read his remarks here.

You can read the latest on the campaign and our need for the additional space here.

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Mass Times

5:30 pm Tues. and Thurs.
8:30 am Wed. and Fri.
*Communion Service at 8:00 am Thurs.

Weekend Masses celebrated at:
5:00 pm Saturday
8:30 and 10:30 am Sunday

Sacrament of Reconciliation: 4:00 pm Sat.
or by appointment - call the Parish Office

Eucharistic Adoration: Thursdays
8:30am-6:30 pm

Office Hours

NOTE: The Parish Office is closed on weekends.
Our weekday hours are:
Monday through Thursday 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am-Noon