Immaculate Heart of Mary is a community whose members, called by Baptism and formed by life long education, grow in faith and holiness through worship, prayer, and service guided by the Gospel and traditions of the Catholic Church.
Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November 26th
IHM will celebrate Thanksgiving with Mass at 6:30 PM followed by a delicious pie social. Food will be collected for our neighbors at the ICA FoodShelf and the collection will be given to ICA.
Make this a part of your family’s Thanksgiving tradition!
The Confirmation Candidates will be holding a bake sale after Masses on December 6th and 7th. This is the only fundraiser that the Confirmation Candidates sponsor. The proceeds of the bake sale are used to offset the Candidate's service project at Mary's Place. The Candidates put on a carnival for the children at the shelter. Thank you in advance for your support of this program!
Holy Day of Obligaiton - Monday, December 8th
Masses will be held at 9:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Give the gift of life! IHM will host a blood drive from 3:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, December 8th. If you would like to donate, please contact Anne Koss at 612-418-2954 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be several priests available to hear confessions in preparation for Christmas.
You are invited to lunch catered by Kathy on Thursday, December 11th at 12:00 noon. The menu will include pork loin, cheesy potatoes, applesauce, vegetable, roll and dessert. The cost ($9.00) is due when you come for dinner. Please call Pam in the parish office by Monday, December 8th to tell us you are coming. As always, invite family and friends to join you!
After dinner we will be entertained by students from Notre Dame Academy under the direction of Lori Wukmir, the music instructor for the school.
For our outreach project, please bring winter warm wear (mittens, caps, scarves, socks, etc.) for families in need in our west metro area. We will deliver your gifts to the Minnetonka/Hopkins Family Resource Center. Thank you for bringing warmth and your caring spirit to many families, especially the children. S. Eleanor
Communal Anointing of the Sick and Elderly will be celebrated in our church on Friday, December 12th after the 9:15 a.m. Mass. Through the Sacrament of the Anointing the Church supports us in our struggle with illness and weaknesses of any kind, thereby continuing the healing power of Jesus. Our parish community prays that all who receive this sacrament will be blessed with strength and peace.
This year we will have a Children’s Christmas Pageant at the 4:00 PM Mass on Christmas Eve. We need 3rd, 4th & 5th graders to help with this as we bring the wonder of Christ’s birth to life through story, song, and action!
In order to make this successful and prayerful, it is important for the children to commit to two practice dates on Sunday, December 7th at 4:00 PM and on Saturday, December 20th at 9:00 AM. It is important that you sign up with Pam in the parish office by Wednesday, November 26th 952-935-1432 or email@example.com.