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

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 March

Assumption: Saturday @ 5:00 pm; St. Stephen: Sunday @ 8:30 am; St. Rose: Sunday @ 10:30 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; Tamarac: Friday's @ 10:15 am

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.

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 March 16, 2019

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Saturday, March 16th @ 5:00 pm Mass: Second Sunday Of Lent Rosary 4:30 pm

Mass Intention: For Alphonse Kuznia by His Family

Lector: John Grandstrand

Eucharistic Ministers: John G. (Cup) Denise G. (Cup)

Altar Servers: Riley C. Cooper C.

Greeters & Gifts: Scott & Patti Binstock Rosary: James V. Kuznia


Thursday, March 21st @ 6:30 pm Mass: Second Thursday Of Lent

Mass Intention: For Ludwig Stusynski by Thomas Dziengel

Please Note: Parish Pastoral Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm

Lector: Robert Safranski Eucharistic Minister: Donalda Kuznia


Saturday, March 23rd @ 5:00 pm Mass: Third Sunday Of Lent Rosary 4:30 pm

Mass Intention: For Peter J. Adamski by his Family

Lector: Randal Kostrzewski

Eucharistic Ministers: Tom K. (Cup) David P. (Cup)

Altar Servers: Logan N. Quinten N.

Greeters & Gifts: Tim & Catherine Budziszewski Rosary: Mark & Becky Weber


Thursday, March 28th @ 6:30 pm Mass: Third Thursday Of Lent

Mass Intention: For Valerian Kuznia Sr. by Ray & Agnes Kuznia

Lector & Eucharistic Minister: Denise Grandstrand


Religious Formation

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

Stations of the Cross: Wednesdays @ 6:45 pm March 13 thru April 10



Assumption-Florian Parish Goal: $9,336.00

AS OF 3-5-2019: RAISED $2,930.00; 23 Donors; 31.38% Of Our Goal

**You can use an envelope and prayer card here at our parish or the one you have received at home. One-time gifts, pledges or sustaining gifts can be made using a credit card, personal check or cash or you can set up automatic withdrawals from your checking account. If you make a pledge, we prefer that it is completed over the course of ten months if possible. For questions about sustaining gifts, contact Renee Tate at or call toll free 1-855-397-8252.

Go to for more information about the 2019 DAA and the ministries it supports.


Other Items & Upcoming Events

**Stations of the Cross: Wednesdays @ 6:45pm March 13 thru April 10 at Assumption-Florian.

**St. Patrick's Day Ham Dinner on Sunday, March 17th at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Warren. Serving from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Cost: $10.00; Menu: Ham, raisin sauce, baked potatoes, homemade baked beans, corn, coleslaw, relishes, rolls & dessert.

**Assumption-Florian Parish Pastoral Council Meeting Thursday, March 21st @ 7:00 pm.

**St. Bernard's Lenten Fish Fry's in TRF serving from 5:30-7:00pm. Dates: March 15, 22 & 29 and April 5 & 12. Price $13.00 for 2 fillets & $11.00 for one fillet. See bulletin board for more info.

**Polish Food Festival Saturday, March 30th at the Minto Community Center from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Entertainment @ 2:30pm, Polish Store & Silent Auction. 13 & over: $15.00; 6-12 yrs: $5.00; 5 & under: Free.

**Penance Service at St. Rose of Lima on Tuesday, April 2nd @ 7:00 pm.

**Assumption-Florian will have coffee & rolls for Food for the Poor after 8:30am Mass on Sunday, April 7th. Served by Group 2.

**Assumption-Florian is looking for representatives to accept the Holy Oils at the Chrism Mass on Monday, April 15th at 6:30 pm at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Crookston. Please contact the parish office if you would like to do so.

**Easter Vigil Mass Saturday. April 20th at Assumption-Florian @ 8:30pm. A reception will be held after Mass in the church hall to welcome Trent Youngstrand as a new member of Assumption. All are welcome to attend.

** Easter Sunday Mass, April 21st : St Rose @ 8:30am & St. Stephen @ 10:30am.

**We are in need of Volunteers at our Masses: Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors, Rosary, Altar Servers, Greeters & Gifts, Organist & Cantors. There are signup sheets by the bulletin boards, or leave a message on the church answering machine, or send an email to:

**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.

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**First aid kit is located on the counter in the Sacristy. Liquid glucose included in the kit for diabetic reaction.

Snow Removal: Week of March 15-21: Dustin Pagnac, Jonathan Pearson & Donovan Pietruszewski

Week of March 22-28: Jonathan Pietruszewski, Terry Pietruszewski & Jim Rogus


Stewardship Collection

March 2nd: Adults: $2,125.00; Youth: $6.00; Plate: $16.00 Total: $2,147.00;

Repair Fund: $240.00; Stipends Fund: $60.00

Thank You to Ralph & Helen (Adamski) Kight for their $40.00 donation to the repair fund.

March Collectors: Mike Adamski, David Bieniski, Scott Binstock & Mike Budziszewski

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.