2310 7th Avenue East | Hibbing, MN 55746 | 218-262-5541

Blessed Sacrament Parish

Parish Life

  • Ash Wednesday Mass
  • Ash Wednesday Mass
  • Dale and Mary Ellen Nevalainen celebrate 50 years of marriage!
  • Chrism Mass
  • Chrism Mass
  • Chrism Mass
  • Chrism Mass
  • Chrism Mass
  • Chrism Mass
  • Easter Vigil
  • Easter Vigil
  • Our beautiful Altar
  • Easter Vigil
  • Easter Vigil
  • 2019 Parish Funspiel
  • Ash Wednesday Mass
  • 2019 Parish Funspiel
  • Ash Wednesday Mass
  • Widow's of Prayer 1st Saturday Retreat
  • Palm Sunday Procession
  • Palm Sunday
  • Palm Sunday
  • Palm Sunday
  • Palm Sunday
  • Palm Sunday
  • Parish Penance Service
  • Weekend of Engaged Couples
  • Weekend of Engaged Couples
  • Soup Supper
  • Our wonderful Grandparents!
  • Soup Supper
  • First Communion Retreat
  • The Cub Scouts participated in the Flag Ceremony at the Womens' gathering
  • First Communion Retreat
  • First Communion Retreat
  • 40 Hours Devotion
  • Grandparents Day
  • Mass of the Presentation of the Lord
  • Mass of the Presentation of the Lord
  • Father Gabriel joins in a dodge ball game with 5th grade
  • Youth for Life
  • We welcome Fr. Sampson with a coffee social
  • Fr. Sampson prays with the Widow's of Prayer
  • First day of school blessing.
  • Father Gabriel blesses our School!
  • Blessing of our School!
  • First day of School Mass.
  • Widow's of Prayer new member promises.
  • Widow's of Prayer promises
  • Widow's of Prayer lifetime promise.
  • Widow's of Prayer following Promises
  • Annual Women's Summer Tea
  • BEAUTIFUL cake baked and decorated by Mary Wanhala
  • 2018 Totus Tuus- God is GOOD!
  • Our Beautiful church!
  • Opening Prayer Fall Festival 2018
  • The Kitchen crew
  • Kids' games
  • Parishioners enjoying fellowship at lunch
  • Josh Milani playing beautifully!
  • Lunch and fellowship
  • The Knights working hard in the beverage booth
  • Susie and Jes
  • Small Raffles
  • Father Gabriel blesses the Fall Festival
  • Theology Around the Fountain
  • Blue Mass flag ceremony
  • Volunteers host an ice cream social for residents at Hill Crest ...
  • Bill and Norma Schleppegrell celebrated 70 years married on August 28th, 2018.
  • Pre-glow run set up
  • Blue Mass
  • Assumption School Golf outing
  • Assumption School Golf outing
  • Golf outing
  • Golf outing
  • Totus Tuus water fight
  • Thank you Hibbing Fire Department!
  • Totus Tuus water fight
  • Totus Tuus water fight
  • Totus Tuus water fight
  • Totus Tuus water fight
  • Totus Tuus water fight
  • Totus Tuus water fight
  • Theology around the Fountain..introduction
  • Assumption Catholic School class of 1964 reunion
  • The Saints go Marching in.. Totus Tuus
  • Our wonderful Totus Tuus team!
  • Fr. Gabriel leads in prayer before our meal..
  • 2018 Parish Potluck..Totus Tuus
  • 1964 graduating class of Assumption School
  • Assumption students celebrated First Holy Communion at the School Mass
  • Mass is celebrated at the Lee Center in Hibbing every 2nd ...
  • The 2018 Parish Funspiel was a success, with many families gathering ...
  • Palm Sunday
  • The Council of Catholic Women presented a check to the Parish ...
  • Lenten Stations of the Cross
  • Fr. Beau talking about Palm Sunday with our Kindergarteners
  • The Annual 6th grade Crosswalk
  • 40 hour Deanery Lenten devotion
  • 40 hour Deanery Lenten Devotion
  • Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Dinner.
  • The crowning of Blessed Mother Mary.
  • Engaged Weekend
  • Women of the Parish Easter Tea
  • Youth for Life had a successful bake sale, with proceeds given ...
  • Father Gabriel teaching our kids reverence before entering the Church.
  • Together for Life Father's Day Caramels
  • Father Gabriel celebrates 10 years of ordination. What a BLESSING.
  • Pierogi making with the 6th graders
  • Together for Life sells caramels
  • Fall Festival dodge ball with the sisters
  • Traditional water fight at Totus Tuus
  • Veteran's Day celebration with Assumption School
  • Parish Funspiel
  • Assumption School students raise funds for area life care centers.
  • Palm Sunday Preparations
  • Palm Sunday Preparations
  • Blessing of Palms at Blessed Sacrament
  • Palm Sunday Procession into the main Church

Divine Mercy Sunday

Divine Mercy Sunday April 28th, 2019

“My Heart overflows with great mercy for souls, and especially for poor sinners…It is for them that the Blood and Water flowed from My Heart as from a fount over-flowing with mercy. For them I dwell in the tabernacle as King of Mercy. “(Diary, 367)

         Mary Immaculate Coleraine 1:00 p.m. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Confessions 

2:15 p.m. Rosary; 3:30 p.m. Chaplet of Divine Mercy

          3:50 pm Benediction; A Reception will follow

To prepare your heart for Divine Mercy Sunday, please begin praying a Novena to the Divine Mercy, beginning Good Friday to Divine Mercy Sunday.  Please look for the Novena sheets at the entrances of the church. 



Prayer Chain

In need of special prayers? Please call: Nancy at 218-262-4401 or  Carolyn at 218-263-4684.

2019 UCA


As a parish, we are committed to working together to make Jesus Christ known, loved and served in our families, throughout the Hibbing community and in the world. We are also committed to live as the Lord taught, drawing inspiration from the scriptures and strength from the sacraments, especially the Eucharist. Our parish strives to nurture spiritual growth, share the gifts God has given us, and invite others into a relationship with Christ.

We are One Body, One Spirit in Christ.

Blessed Sacrament Parish TOWN HALL MEETING

Blessed Sacrament Parish Town Hall Meeting

All Parishioners are needed and invited to attend!  

WHEN:  Tuesday, April 30th at 6:00pm

WHERE:  St. Leo's Hall

We will discuss the following:

**State of the Parish & School ** Blessings & Opportunities**Parishioner Input

**Forging Ahead—Strategic Plan

child care provided

Thank you for input!  


Sacred Music Workshop

First Annual Sacred Music Workshop. Saturday, May 4th. 8:30am to 3pm at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Hibbing.  This workshop seeks to expose us to the vision and mind of the Church regarding Music at Mass. All those involved in music ministry at their parishes as well as anyone interested in music is invited to attend. There will be instructions on Sacred Music based off official documents of the Church, practicums in English and Latin Chant from knowledgeable clergy and laity, and a Mass demonstrating what is possible regarding Sacred Music at Mass. Cost is $10 to cover food and material costs. Please call Jes at 218-262-5541 or email her at Jessica.koland@duluthcatholic.org to register and for more information.

Women's Easter Tea

Women of the Parish! The Women’s Easter tea will be held on Wed., May 1st  at noon in the Courtyard   Annex.  There is no cost to attend the tea, but please call the Parish office 262-5541 to RSVP no later than Mon., April 29th. 


Annual Parish Dinner Dance "Meat Feast"

Parish Family Dinner Dance!  Reservations can be made for the annual Parish Family Dinner Dance on Friday, April 26th from 5:30pm-10pm. This year’s theme will be “Meat Feast,” since we will be in the Octave of Easter.  The cost is $20 for Adults, $7 for kids 5-12, under 5 are free. Reservations, along with payment, can  be made at the Parish Center.  Dessert raffle, games and so much fun for the entire family!  Hope you will join us for this evening of dancing and fun! Proceeds go to Northland Family Programs.  FUN FOR ALL AGES!  Please join us!  Click here for more information Parish Dinner Dance



Parish Staff

Office Hours

Mon - Thurs........8:30 am - 4:00 pm
*Friday.................8:30 am - 1:00 pm
*Beginning June 15th, the Office will close on Fridays until mid August.

Out of concern for the safety of our staff, if school is closed because of inclement weather, the parish office will also be closed.

Mass Times

Blessed Sacrament - 4:15 pm
Immaculate Conception - 8:00 am
Blessed Sacrament - 10:00 am
+ Memorial Day through Labor Day:
BlSac/Side Lake: 10 am
Blessed Sacrament - 8:00 am
(9 am Weds. during the school year)
+ MASS IN LATIN 1st SATURDAY(each month) and all Saturdays during Lent:
Immaculate Conception 8:00 am


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2018-2019 Religious Education

CYA:  April 24th Class night from 6:30pm-8pm. 

Sunday School:  No Sunday School April 21st.  Happy Easter!  Classes resume April 28th.

Please click here to view the April 2019 Newsletter:  CYA April Newsletter










Save the Date! Assumption School Golf Outing

Assumption School Golf Outing

Engaged Weekends

Engaged Retreat Weekends!  Are you getting married in the Catholic Church in 2019 and 2020?  

Please schedule an Engaged Weekend Retreat.  Register at www.dioceseduluth.org.  Go to the Department of Marriage and Life page.  Financial assistance may be available by contacting the Marriage and Life Department.  Register early!  Any questions can be directed to Betsy Kneepkens at 218-744-9111. 



Take time to meet Christ...to know Him...to speak with Him...to adore Him. Come to him with humbled hearts. The  Adoration Chapel is open:  Monday from 8:30am-9pm; Tuesday and Wednesday evenings between 6pm and 9pm; Thursday from 8:30am through 8:00am Friday. We adore You and we praise You... because by Your Holy Cross, You have redeemed the world

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Blessed Sacrament:

Monday, Tuesday, Friday - 7:30 am

Wednesday - 8:30 am

Thursday, Noon

Saturday, 3 pm

Immaculate Conception

Saturday, 11 am

(also, by appointment)

Totus Tuus Save the Date!

Save the Date! 

TOTUS TUUS = TOTALLY YOURS Summer Youth Program at Blessed Sacrament

 K-6th Grade Monday-Friday 9am to 2:30 pm (July 8th-July 12th)

 7th - 12th Grade Sunday -Thursday 7-9 pm (July 7th to July 11th)

 Totus Tuus’ primary focus is to lead students into a deeper relationship with Christ through Mary. All of this will be done through Mass, Confession, Adoration, Songs, Games & Activities and Water!




The Parish is excited to offer wonderful and free Catholic content for everyone in the family!  Movies, books, studies, and much more is here and FREE for you as a member of Blessed Sacrament Parish.  Please click the link and create a user name and password using the parish code.  ENJOY!  

Blessed Sacrament Parish Mortgage Burning Celebration!

What a wonderful evening, gathering together in celebration for our Church and School! Thank you to our Parishioners for your sacrifice to build this beautiful campus. We continue to praise God, with the intercession of our Blessed Mother for the grace to accomplish this goal. Genesis 2:2 By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.

Click here for a Building Project History Mortgage Burning







17-18 Fiscal year-end Report


Do you know someone interested in becoming Catholic or learning more about the Catholic Church?  Come discover the beauty, truth, and goodness of the Church Christ himself established!  RCIA classes will begin on Mon., Sept. 24th at 6:30pm in the Courtyard Annex and continue on Monday evenings at Blessed Sacrament Church.   Contact Fr. Beau at fr.beau.braun@duluthcatholic.org or call the Parish Office at 262-5541- All are welcome!  


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Hymnal Memorials

In Nov. 2015, the Parish received new Missals from JourneySongs, which is a permanent, hard cover book that includes Sunday readings for all three liturgical cycles (A, B, & C), many beautiful prayers and reflections and Rites of the new Church.  We are offering Hymnal Memorials.  If you would like to dedicate a book “in memory of a loved one, or to honor someone you know”, please fill out the Hymnal Memorial form and return to the Parish Office.  Forms can be found at the church entrances, or please stop by the Parish Office.

Recommended donation per book:  $20




Diocese of Duluth files for bankruptcy

Father James Bissonette, vicar general of the Diocese, issued the following statement on behalf of the Diocese: 

(Please click on this link to read the entire statement) http://www.dioceseduluth.org/blog/Daily-News/diocese-of-