Assumption Catholic Church Florian, Mn

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26932 - 390TH ST. NW - STRANDQUIST, MN 56758 ph: (218) 478-3578

Fr George Noel, Pastor: (218) 289-1735

Parish Secretary: Michelle Kostrzewski

Diocesan Victim Assistant Coordinator: Louann McGlynn (218) 281-7895

Mission Statement of Assumption Church Florian

As disciples of the teachings of Jesus Christ we, as a Christian Community, focus our time, talent and treasure on sharing the Gospel of our Lord in Word and Deed.

Tri-Parish Mass Times

St. Rose: Saturday @ 5:00pm; Assumption: Sunday @ 8:30am; St. Stephen: Sunday @ 10:30am

Quarterly Change Of Mass Times Starting April 1st

St. Stephen: Saturday @ 5:00pm; St. Rose: Sunday @ 8:30am; Assumption: Sunday @ 10:30am

Reconciliation: before Saturday 5:00 pm Mass: 3:45-4:45pm.; before Sunday 8:30am Mass: 7:45-8:15am;

no Reconciliation before 10:30am Mass, or by Appointment.


Today's second collection is for The Catholic Relief Services to respond to Jesus in disguise. This collection helps six Catholic agencies to provide relief & support to struggling communities & to work towards peace & reconciliation among our marginalized brothers & sisters here & around the world. Please prayerfully consider how you can support the collection. Learn more at -relief.


Sunday, March 26th @ 8:30am Mass: Fourth Sunday Of Lent Rosary 8:00am

Mass Intention: For Alice Rogus by Rudy Rogus

Note: Second Collection for Catholic Relief Services

Lector: Kenneth Stusynski

Altar Servers: Zach N. Logan N. Quinten N.

Eucharistic Ministers: Tom K. (Body) Kenneth S. (Cup) Catherine B. (Cup)

Greeters & Gifts: Heidi, Colten & Caden Pagnac Rosary: John & Denise Grandstrand

Wednesday, March 29th @ 6:45pm: Stations Of The Cross

Note: Religious Formation to follow

Altar Servers: Anton B. Hayden R. Ty R.


Sunday, April 2nd @ 10:30am Mass: Fifth Sunday Of Lent Rosary 10:00am

Mass Intention: For the Tri-Parish Communities of Assumption, St. Stephen & St. Rose

Lector: Larry Dziengel

Altar Servers: Sarah B. Isabel P. Ada P.

Eucharistic Ministers: Larry D (Body) Ann D (Cup) Veronica K (Cup)

Greeters & Gifts: Mike Adamski Rosary: Larry & Ann Dziengel


Wednesday, April 5th @ 7:00pm: Lenten Penance Service (at St. Stephen's)

Note: All Religious Formation students required to attend

Stewardship Collection March 19, 2017

Adult: $1,354.00; Plate: $115.00; Children: $13.50; Hymnal Fundraiser: $100.00; Easter Flowers: $171.00 Checking Deposit: $1,753.50 Stipends Fund: $20.00


Tri-parish Holy Week Mass Schedule

Holy Thursday: April 13th @7pm at St. Rose; Good Friday: April 14th @ 3pm at Assumption-Florian

Holy Saturday: April 15th @ 8:30pm at St. Stephen's; Easter Sunday: April 16th 8:30am at St. Rose & 10:30am at Assumption-Florian

**We are looking for two parish members to participate at the Holy Thursday Mass at St. Rose on April 13th for the Washing of the Feet. Please contact the parish office if you would like to represent Assumption at the Mass.



Hymnal Fundraiser Goal: $3,600.00

Total Raised as of March 19th: $3,293.75

Thank You to all have supported the Fund Raiser, we are so close to our goal! Please see bulletin board for more info. & the list of memorials given thus far. If you see any corrections that need to be made, please contact the Parish office by email or phone message. Donations may be placed in the Sunday collection basket or by mail.

Diocesan Annual Appeal Parish Goal: $9,687.00

Total Received as of March 20th: $7,970.00

Thank You to all have donated to the Diocesan Annual Appeal thus far. We are at 82.28% of our goal! If you haven't had the opportunity to donate to the DAA, you may make a gift by check or cash, by credit card or automatic withdrawal from your checking account over the course of 12 months. Envelopes are also available in back of the Church. For questions about online giving please contact Renee' Tate at or call toll free 1-855-297-8252.


Other Items & Upcoming Events

**The Stephen Volunteer Ambulance Service will be hosting an Egg Bake/Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, March 26 at the Stephen Community Center. The breakfast will run from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm. An array of egg bakes, pancakes, sausage, fruit, coffee and juice will be available. Funds will be used for purchasing needed equipment. Free will offering.

**Assumption-Florian will be having a potluck dinner to honor our Graduates, Religious Formation Students & Volunteers on Sunday, April 9th. after 10:30am Mass. Served by Group 1.

**Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Crookston on Monday, April 10th at 6:30pm.

**Sacred Sounds Concert at St. Stephen's Church on Wednesday, April 12th at 7:00pm. All RE students are encouraged to attend.

**St. Bernard's 2017 Lenten Fish Fry at St. Bernard's Parish Hall in Thief River Falls. Serving from 5:30pm-7:00pm on March 24, 31 & April 7. Price: $13.00 for two fillets & $11.00 for one fillet. See bulletin board for more info.

**Lenten Fish Fry at St. Ann's Church in Goodridge Serving from 4:30pm-7:30pm on March 24, 31 & April 7. Price: $13.00 for two fillets & $11.00 for one fillet. Pan-Fried Walleye! See bulletin board for more info.

**CRS Rice Bowl We encounter Maria in Mexico, where a community of hardworking women share joys, sorrows & fellowship while growing economic opportunity at a greenhouse. How have your communities helped you encounter Christ anew this Lent? Visit for more.

**Sacred Heart School in East Grand Forks is seeking Elementary Education teachers for the 2017-2018 school year in Second, Third and Fifth grades. Please send letter of interest, resume, three letters of reference, college transcripts and a copy of teaching license to Jodi Vanderheiden, Principal, Sacred Heart Catholic School, 200 Third Street NW, East Grand Forks MN 56721 or email Telephone: 218-773-0230. Application deadline is March 31, 2017

**March Collectors: Jason Rominski, Robert Safranski, David Stusynski & Leonard Stusynski

**April Collectors: Alen Szczepanski, Mark Szklarski, Phillip Szklarski & Mark Weber

**Snow Removal March 24-30: Jerome Kujawa, Jamie Rominski, Terry Pietruszewski & Gayle Kuznia

**Snow Removal March 31-April 6: Leonard Stusynski, Craig Wawrzyniak, James V Kuznia & Tom K.


Infant Baptism: Catechetical Class is required; please contact Fr. George early during pregnancy or adoption.

Marriage: All Catholics who have made a decision to enter marriage must see a priest six months prior to the desired date of marriage. If a Catholic is contemplating marriage to a non-Catholic, the Catholic must still contact a priest to fulfill the requirements of the Catholic Church for the marriage to be validly recognized by the Church.

Anointing of the Sick: Please call the Parish Office during serious illness or before surgery.

Shut-Ins: If you know anyone who cannot come to Church, please let the office know, so they can be put on a visiting schedule by a Eucharistic Minister.

New Parishioner (s) If you are interested or know someone who is, in becoming a registered parishioner of Assumption please call the parish office or visit with Father George




The new songbook may be purchased for $15.00 in memory of a loved one or you can make a donation in your name only and a label will be made and placed on front of the book. Also, any undesignated donations are welcome.

In Remembrance Of A Loved One

Name of Loved One (please print): ________________________________________________

From: ________________________________________________________

Amount Enclosed: ______________________


Given By (please print): __________________________________________________

**Please fill out & place in an envelope in the collection basket.