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! 

 

FALL FESTIVAL -- SIGN UP FOR VOLUNTEER SHIFTS HERE!

Mark your calendars for St. Rita's annual Fall Festival, coming up on Sept. 20-21.

Here's the link to sign up for volunteer shifts online

Please give it a try. We also have paper signup sheets in the gathering space.

Enjoy some pictures from last year's festival in the photo gallery!

 


 

FALL FAITH FORMATION - REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS SEPT. 6

It's time to register your children and teens for Faith Formation classes, which begin in late September. The deadline to sign up is Sept. 6. Registration packets have been mailed, and forms are also 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

NEW THIS YEAR: PAY BY CREDIT CARD! You can now pay registration fees by credit card. In person only at the parish office. A $3 processing fee will be applied.

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 expect 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 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