The Free Press, Mankato, MN

September 21, 2013

Religious briefs


The Mankato Free Press

---- — Jesus Loves Me adds toddler room

NORTH MANKATO -- The Jesus Loves Me Learning Center will be opening a new toddler room on Sept. 30 at the St. Paul's Church, 304 Monroe.

Enrollment is now being take for ages 16-32 months. They are licensed for 14 children and spaces are going quickly.

For more information or to enroll, call Liz at 507-340-4057.

St. Joseph's hosting Heritage Day closer

HENDERSON -- The St. Joseph's Parish will be holding a Polka Mass at 5 p.m. Saturday to close out Henderson's Heritage Days.

After mass there will be a supper including casseroles, salads and pie from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free-will offerings will be accepted.

There will also be a raffle with cash and prizes at the event.

Montgomery Parish Festival

MONTGOMERY -- The Church of the Most Holy Redeemer will be celebrating its annual Parish Festival from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the church, 206 Vine Ave. W.

The festival will start with services and end with a raffle drawing with more than $4,000 in prizes, with plenty of activities to keep the family entertained between.

Highlights include chicken and ham dinner, silent auction, craft sale, homemade candy and musical guests.

Fall Festival begins Sunday

MANKATO -- The annual Fall Festival will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 816 Hubbell Ave.

The event will feature silent auction, games for kids and adults, raffles, bake sale and a Cake Casino.

There will also be hot beef sandwiches, brats, pie and more.

Campus Crusade for Christ visits area

The Campus Crusade for Christ is a Christian organization that will be having two events in the area:

First, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, the group will be at Mountain Lake Public School.

Then, at 7 p.m. Wednesday they will be at Springfield Public School.

These events feature speaker Jon Pritikin, who will share tips for tackling self-worth issues. The events are free and open to the public.

For more information, visit www.cru.org/about-us/.

Salad luncheon on Friday

ST. PETER -- The Catholic Daughters of St. Peter will host their fall salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at a new location, The Catholic Church of St. Peter, 1801 W. Broadway, St. Peter.

Food includes hot dish, salads, deviled eggs, bars and beverages. Crafts and Carry out available.

For more information, call Pat at 934-4027.

'Ghosts of Jeju' screening

MANKATO -- There will be a showing of an important documentary, "The Ghosts of Jeju" from 6:15-7:45 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Conference Center, 170 Good Counsel Drive.

The film tells the untold story of the 1948 presence of U.S. Military on the island of Jeju, 60 miles south of the South tip of Korea.

The people of Jeju are opposing current efforts to build a naval base there.