Adult Learning Updates

News about several upcoming events is listed below. I hope you will come for whatever interests you. Feel free to invite others. Many of these announcements plus others are available in the parish bulletin and website. Here is a link to the latest bulletin.

God's blessings to you!
Mike Vievering

mvievering@allsaintschurch.com or mjvees@charter.net
952.469.6480 office
952.261.9486 cell
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THIS WEEKEND

Attention Young Families Holy Family Guild
Join us on Sunday, January 20 after 9:00 am Mass in Murphy Hall for playtime, fellowship for parents, lunch, and prayer. No need to RSVP and no fee. Just think, you might even get a nap in that afternoon since you won’t have dishes from lunch. See you then!

NEXT WEEK

Get Involved in Building a Culture of Life
Tuesday, January 22 is the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized elective abortion (1973). There will be a number of service, witness, and prayer related events and activi- ties at All Saints and in the broader community in January. Detailed information is available on the parish website, www.allsaintschurch.com/respectlife/ and the bulletin insert from last weekend. Copies are available in the Gathering Space.

COMING SOON

Feed My Starving Children 
FMSC’s 2019 South Metro Mobile Meal Packing Event will happen February 4-9 at Berean Baptist Church in Burnsville. All Saints is one of about two dozen Sponsor Churches for this event which has a goal of engaging 10,000 people packing 2 million meals and raising $500,000. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to exercise mercy by, quite literally, feeding the hungry. To learn more and to sign up visit www.allsaintschurch.com/mobilepack/.

Grace Within
You are invited on a spiritual journey sponsored by Moms at All Saints. Grace Within is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy spiritual formation in a small group setting. This is an 8-week series exploring topics like everyday spirituality, stress and anxiety, and discerning your gifts. Join with other moms to seek and know your inner spark of divinity and become who God created you to be! Sessions begin Thursday, February 10, and run from 6:30-9:00 pm at a facilitator's home. Register at www.allsaintschurch.com/moms/ or in the Parish Office. Cost is $28, Scholarships are available.
 

Catholic Women Weekend Retreat
Looking for a change of pace for renewal, relaxation and time with Jesus? You are invited to join other women from All Saints at the Franciscan Retreat Center in Prior Lake the weekend of February 15-17. This is a wonderful way to connect with other women in the parish or invite a friend to join you. Register after Masses  or in the Parish Office anytime. For more info go to www.allsaintschurch.com/womensretreat/

Cana Dinner Registration Begins Jan. 19
Join in the fun and fellowship of our annual celebration of the sacrament of marriage on February 23 at Brackett’s Crossing in Lakeville, 6:15-9:45 PM, plus extended social time. Cost is $65 per couple (or $32.50 per individual) and includes a three-course dinner, speaker, and entertainment. Our speaker will be Pat Millea, a dynamic national speaker/musician, who is Director of High School Faith Formation and Confirmation in Prior Lake. Dust off your wedding photo, create a digital image, and be part of our slide show. Email your wedding photo to CanaPhotos@allsaintschurch.com. Registration is available after weekend Masses January starting Feb. 19, in the Parish Office, and online at allsaintschurch.com/cana/.
The registration deadline is Feb. 10.
 
PLANNING AHEAD

Divine Mercy Pilgrimage to Poland 2019
Join Mater Dei Tours and Fr. Wilson for an unforgetta- ble and spiritually blessed pilgrimage to Poland from October 7-18. Sites and shrines include the Divine Mercy Shrine in Krakow, the home of St. Faustina, the birthplace of St. John Paul II in Wadowice, the Black Madonna at Czestochowa, the famous Salt Mines, the mountain country of Zakopane, and the concentration camp at Auschwitz. Poland is a land of deep significance historically for the Church and all of western civilization. This is sure to be an opportunity of great learning and spiritual growth and is limited to 45 pilgrims. Spots are being held for All Saints parishioners until February 1, before it will be offered to the general public. Please call Mater Dei at 1.800.515.2632 for more information.

RESOURCES
All Saints Weekend Homilies from Past Weekends 
can now be accessed online on our website at this LINK.

Family Conversation Starter
What questions are you asking in your heart?
Jesus wants to talk with you about them!

FORMED- Excellent Catholic Faith Resources Free for You
Using our parish subscription to FORMED, enjoy FREE online access to many Movies, Talks, Programs, CDs, and Books that are high quality Catholic resources! HOW? 1. Go to formed.org  2. Enter Parish Code: XFWVWP  3. Set up your account.  4. In future, LOGIN with your account info.