• Welcome Back Picnic
  • Vacation Bible School 2021
  • Summer Stretch
  • Welcome Back Picnic
  • Vacation Bible School: Earthkeepers!
  • Welcome Back Waffle Breakfast
  • Confirmation
  • Summer Stretch
  • First Communions
  • Welcome Back Picnic
  • Summer Stretch

Church of St Rita 

in Cottage Grove, MN

All are welcome to come and worship with us!  Take a moment to explore St Rita's community & ministries, find ways to continue growing in your faith & serving.  We look forward to connecting faith and life with you.

Fall Festival 2021

Fall Festival 2021 is happening soon! Invite EVERYONE! Don't forget to sign up for our Bean Bag Challenge or the Fun Run! Tickets for Raffles and the Pig Roast are on sale, you can still sponsor a bingo game in memory of someone, but there are only a few left, so hurry! We're still accepting donations towards the wine/craft beer raffle. The 1st Medallion Hunt Clue will be give at Mass this weekend. Many have have volunteered, but we still need help, especially at the kid's activities.

Sign up to work a shift at the Fall Festival

Fall Festival Auction Bidding Online Here

Mass Livestream

The Medallion Hunt 2021

Fall Festival Fun Run/Walk

Mass Times

Digital Mass Notes for Teens

Fall Festival Bean Bag Challenge

Faith Formation Registration

Sign your children up for Faith Formation at St Rita's!

We look forwards to helping your family pass down our rich Catholic faith.  Classes begin this Fall.  Registration is due by Sept 8th.  Contact Kathy Kovarik or Amy Schroeder if you have any questions.  651-459-4596.

**The registration deadline has passed, if you haven't, we hope you'll still register your child(ren), however a late fee will be added. Contact us if you have ?'s. 

Synod 2021

Click here if you're ready to register for a small group.  Click the image for more info. 





Our Parish Guide Book

From the Archdiocese

Anyone wishing to serve as a volunteer in any parish event or function, who may come in contact with youth or vulnerable adults, must first complete the "Essential Three" components required by the archdiocese: Virtus training, a background check, and a signed code of conduct. Call the parish office for more information. 

Victim Assistance Hotline: 651-291-4497
If you or anyone you know has been the victim of abuse by clergy or any employee of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, your first call should be to local law enforcement authorities. Then please call the number above to report the abuse.

CBAR is one way to report allegations, operated by Convercent, Inc., an independent, third party entity that provides intake services to private institutions for reports of sensitive topics such as sexual harassment, through a secure, confidential, and professional platform. Individuals may make a report by accessing ReportBishopAbuse.org or calling (800) 276-1562. Reports are taken 24 hours a day in English and Spanish. More information may be found at archspm.org/ReportBishopAbuse.

For further information we direct you to the Arcdiosesan Safe Environment Website


Mass Times

Daily Masses:
Tuesday: 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am
Thursday: 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am

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

Reconciliation: 4 pm Saturday or by appointment - call the Parish Office

Eucharistic Adoration: Thursdays 8:30 am-5 pm


Office Hours

Monday-Thursday 8 am-4:30 pm
Friday 8 am-Noon

Note: The parish office is closed on weekends.

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