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 St. Brendan provides full access to parishioners.
  • Stay in touch on St. Brendan's Facebook page.

Parish Update – July 24, 2020

By Fr. Dylan Schrader | July 24, 2020

School Offering Envelopes As a reminder, we no longer have separate School Offering envelopes. St. Brendan School is a ministry of our parish. It is primarily funded by the tithing of our parishioners through the regular Sunday collection. Donations made through the old School Offering envelopes always went into the same account as the Sunday…

Parish Update – July 18, 2020

By Fr. Dylan Schrader | July 18, 2020

Building projects: (check for updates!) Parish pastoral plan: There will be a special holy hour for the sanctification of marriage and family on Wednesday, July 22 from 5:00-6:00pm. All are welcome! Tim Francis – On the Eucharist Catholic speaker Tim Francis is will offer hispresentation on the True Presence of Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist in a virtual format. Full…

Parish Update – July 14, 2020

By Fr. Dylan Schrader | July 14, 2020

Pray for our parish pastoral council, finance council, and school board as we discuss major building projects and the parish three-year pastoral plan this evening! Information on building projects: (updates coming soon!) Information on the parish pastoral plan: (updates coming soon!) Natural Family Planning Awareness Week Natural Family Planning Awareness Week highlights the anniversary of the papal encyclical Humanae Vitae (July 25) which articulates…

Parish Update – July 1, 2020

By Fr. Dylan Schrader | July 1, 2020

School Offering Envelopes In this fiscal year’s pack of church envelopes, there are no longer special “school offering” envelopes.This is because St. Brendan School is a ministry of St. Brendan Parish. Like all grade schools in our diocese, our grade school does not charge tuition for active parishioners. Instead, the school is primarily funded by…