Assumption Catholic Church Florian, Mn

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

Fr. Luis Buitron, Pastor:  (218) 242-5689

Fr. Luis Office Hours:  St. Rose: Tuesdays 9:30 am to 12:00 pm;  St. Stephen: Wednesdays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm  Assumption-Florian: Thursdays 9:30 am to 12:00 pm  Please call Fr. Luis to set up an appointment.

Parish Secretary: Michelle Kostrzewski

Diocesan Victim Assistant Coordinator:  Cindy Hulst, LSW,  218-281-7895 (24-hour confidential number)

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 Weekend Mass Times For October, November and December

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

**Thanksgiving:  Nov. 21:  Annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service at St. Stephen's @ 7:00 pm

Nov. 22:  Thanksgiving Day Mass at St. Rose @ 9:00 am

Weekday Mass Times:

St. Rose:  Tuesdays: Adoration 6:00 pm & Mass @ 7:00 pm;   St. Stephens: Wednesday's @ 8:30 am; 

Assumption:  Thursdays @ 6:30 pm (No Mass Nov. 22 & 29th);

Tamarac:  Friday's @ 10:30 am (No Mass Nov. 30)

Reconciliation:  before Saturday 5:00 pm Mass: 4:30-5:00 pm.; before Sunday 8:30 am Mass: 8:00-8:30 am; no Reconciliation before 10:30 am Mass, or by Appointment (call Fr. Luis).


Assumption-Florian Parish Bulletin November 18, 2018

Please be generous in this week's collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development.

 In the  United States,  one in seven people lives in poverty. With this collection you support programs that address the causes of poverty & provide a sustainable future for those who are struggling across the country.  In addition, 25% of funds collected remains in our diocese to fund local anti-poverty projects.  Please prayerfully consider how you can support this collection & work on the margins.  More information can be found at


Sunday, November 18th @ 10:30 am Mass:  Thirty-Second Sunday In Ordinary Time  Rosary 10:00 am

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

Please Note:  Second Collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development. 

Lector:  Catherine Budziszewski

Eucharistic Ministers: Tom K. (Cup)  Catherine B. (Cup) 

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

Greeter & Gifts:  Jerome & Cathy Kujawa

Rosary:  Larry & Ann Dziengel

Sunday, November 25th @ 10:30 am Mass: Our Lord Jesus Christ, King Of The Universe Rosary 10:00 am

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

Please Note:  Second Collection for St. Mary's Mission Appeal

Lector:  Robert Safranski

Eucharistic Ministers:  Gary K. (Cup)   Sue K. (Cup) 

Altar Servers:  Logan N.  Quinten N.

Greeter & Gifts:  Gary & Sue Kujava

Rosary:  Mark & Becky Weber


May God Bless You & Your family with abundant Joy this Thanksgiving.


Religious Formation  

Class Day and Time:  Wednesdays from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

No Class:  November 21st (Thanksgiving Break)


Assumption Ladies News

Assumption Ladies Group new leaders for 2019.  President: Denise Grandstrand; Vice President: Cathy Kujawa; Treasurer: Alana Kuznia; Secretary: Donalda Kuznia.  Thank You for volunteering your time & talent.

FALL CHURCH CLEANING  When you have completed your assigned job, please check your name off the master list in the kitchen along with the date you completed the job.  Thank You for donating your time to the church.

Our Annual Christmas Program & Potluck will be held on Sunday, December 16 after 10:30 am Mass. Served by Group 4

Please Note:  No December Ladies Meeting


Other Items & Upcoming Events

**Next weekend we will take a second collection for St. Mary's Mission Appeal in Red Lake, MN.  Because of your generosity & the work of Fr. Jerry Rogers & a dedicated team of teachers & lay ministers at the Mission, we offer 108 children a quality Catholic education.  These kids will one day be the leaders of the Red Lake Nation.  Don't miss the opportunity to learn about their culture by seeing the NEW St. Mary's Mission Appeal Video at where you have the opportunity to donate online!

 **No Thursday Mass at Assumption-Florian on November 22nd & 29th.

**The Knights of Columbus will have their Mass for Deceased Members followed by a pancake breakfast at St Rose Church on Sunday, November 25 at the 8:30 Mass.

**St. Stephen’s Ladies Aid Christmas Bake Sale Saturday, December 1st Beginning at 9:00am.  Coffee, cider and goodies will be served.

**Assumption-Florian Parish Pastoral Council Meeting:  Thursday, December 6th at 7:00 pm.

**The Immaculate Conception Of The Blessed Virgin Mary Mass on Saturday, December 8th at 9:00am at Assumption-Florian. Holy Day of Obligation.

**Assumption-Florian Eucharistic Adoration is on Sunday, December 9th

**St. Rose of Lima Bible Study  The Book of James will be the focus of this Fall's Bible Study.  Dates:  Wednesdays, November 28 and  December 5 & 12 at 7:00pm.  For location call Helen at (218) 201-0328.   All are welcome to attend.  See bulletin board for more info.

**Assumption-Florian Parish is giving away the Rectory located on the Church property.  You will need to hire a  licensed contractor  to remove the house/rectory from the church property by a set date.  A $1,000.00 deposit is required.  The deposit will be refunded after the rectory has been removed from the property.

**Assumption-Florian Cemetery Volunteer Needed.  The church is looking for a volunteer to mark plots for burials.  Please contact the Parish Office for more information.


**Snow Removal:  Week of Nov. 16-22:  John Grandstrand, Randal Kostrzewski & Tom Kostrzewski

Week of Nov. 23-29:  Gary Kujava, Jerome Kujawa & Chris Kuznia


Stewardship Collection for November 11, 2018

 Adults: $1,789.00; Youth: $5.00; Plate: $106.00; Diocesan Assessment: $105.00

All Saints' Day: $28.00; Christmas Flowers: $30.00  Total: $ 2,188.00


November Collectors:  James V. Kuznia, Tom Kostrzewski, Donavan Pietruszewski & Jim Rogus

December Collectors:  Jonathan Pearson, Joe Rogus, Phil Rogus & Jason Rominski

Infant Baptism: Catechetical Class is required; please contact Fr. Luis 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 Luis.