How to Attend Mass:

  • Bishop McKnight has dispensed everyone from the obligation to attend Mass through November 27 (see full instructions for conditions).
  • Those who are high-risk are encouraged to stay home.
  • Before coming to Mass, please check your temperature. If you have a fever or other symptoms of illness, stay home.
  • Consider attending on a weekday rather than on the weekend.
  • Wearing a mask is required for those able to do so:
    • when entering/leaving church
    • in line for Holy Communion
    • any time distancing cannot be maintained
  • Please leave a 6-foot gap between households.
  • If you wish to receive Holy Communion on the tongue, please come up after others have received on the hand.

> The Bishop's full instructions.

What Else You Can Do:

  • Sign up for Flocknote for the latest parish updates.
  • Join Fr. Schrader for Catechism Live or for other live-streamed events.
  • Pray at home using a resource like Word on Fire.
  • Pray the Rosary or another Catholic devotion.
  • Call someone to check on them.
  • Go to confession.
  • Watch a movie, documentary, or faith study video on FORMED.org. St. Brendan provides full access to parishioners.
  • Stay in touch on St. Brendan's Facebook page.

Parish Update – Financial Status As We End 2020

By Fr. Dylan Schrader | December 23, 2020

Did you know you can donate various ways, including online? www.saintbrendanparish.com/donate More information on St. Brendan’s finances: www.saintbrendanparish.com/about-us/finance Please remember that 2020 donations have to be dropped off at the church or parish office or postmarked by December 31, 2020! Thank you for supporting your parish!

Parish Update – December 8, 2020

By Fr. Dylan Schrader | December 8, 2020

Some reflections on fatherhood from Pope Francis’s Apostolic Letter on St. Joseph, declaring the Year of St. Joseph from December 8, 2020 – 2021: Being a father entails introducing children to life and reality. Not holding them back, being overprotective or possessive, but rather making them capable of deciding for themselves, enjoying freedom and exploring…

Parish Update – Masses Canceled – December 5, 2020

By Fr. Dylan Schrader | December 5, 2020

Dear St. Brendan, I apologize for the short notice. I will not be able to celebrate Masses this weekend out of caution related to the novel corona virus. Nor will there be confessions available. Deacon James will lead a liturgy of the Word and distribute Holy Communion at the usual Mass times: 5:30pm (Sat), as well as 9:00…

Happy Thanksgiving!

By Fr. Dylan Schrader | November 26, 2020