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 - 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
- Father Gabriel Waweru, Pastor
- Father Beau Braun, Associate Pastor
- Jessica Koland, Parish Secretary
- Susie Marchetti, Business Manager
- Mary Wanhala, Outreach Ministries
- Deb Toma, Youth Programs
- Jen Steinbrecher, Sunday School
- Sue Schwartz, Liturgy/Eucharistic Adoration Coordinator
- Lorri Frankson, Funeral Luncheon Coordinator
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!
In need of special prayers? Please call: Nancy at 218-262-4401 or Carolyn at 218-263-4684.
Debt Elimination/United Catholic Appeal
We continue to work to eliminate our parish debt. In the past ten years, we have built a new school and gym for our children, and have remodeled older areas that now provide social gathering space for our parish family and friends. Thank you for your support and generosity, hard work and prayers.
Balance need by 12/31/2018: $39,165.38
UCA supports the work of our Bishop in our Local Church:
Education | Evangelization | Vocations | Marriage & Family Life | Youth | Parishes and Schools
Blessed Sacrament Parish Assessment for 2018: $112,990.88
Theology Around the Fountain
Theology Around the Fountain started July 11th and will run through August 1st on Wed. evenings from 6:30pm-7:30pm. This year we will dive into Pope Francis’ newest insightful and challenging Apostolic Exhortation, Gaudete et Exultate. Bring a notepad, a lawn chair, and perhaps a friend as we grow in our understanding of what it means to follow God’s call to holiness. Stay for a root beer float!
July 25th Chapter 3: “In the Light of the Master”
August 1st Chapter 4 & 5: “Signs of Holiness in Today’s World” and “Spiritual Combat, Vigilance, and Discernment”
Assumption Catholic School
Assumption Catholic School's Mission:
The Assumption Catholic School, a part of the Blessed Sacrament Parish, is a Christ-centered partnership of parents, students, and the wider parish community. We are dedicated to providing faith and character formation, academic excellence and global solidarity for each student through a challenging, dynamic curriculum. Please visit the school website at www.acshibbing.org
2018 Fall Festival
Save the Date! The 2018 Fall Festival will be on Sat., October 6th. Please watch the bulletin and website for updated information. We will have a planning meeting on Tues., July 29th at 6pm in the Annex for all department heads and anyone interested in helping with this year's Festival. Please plan to come and share ideas to make the Festival a great success!
Thank you to our many bulletin supporters! We appreciate the support of the Parish.
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Monday, Tuesday, Friday - 7:30 am
Wednesday - 8:30 am
Saturday, 3 pm
Saturday, 11 am
(also, by appointment)
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
Interested in becoming Catholic or know someone who is? Come discover the beauty, truth, and goodness of the Church Christ himself established!
Contact Fr. Beau at email@example.com
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-
Crosier Fathers and Brothers
717 East Southern Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85040-3142 Phone 602.443.7100 www.crosier.org
RE: REQUEST TO POST PUBLIC NOTICE
In re: Crosier Fathers and Brothers Province, Inc., Case No. 17-41681
In re: Crosier Fathers of Onamia, Case No. 17-41682
In re: The Crosier Community of Phoenix, Case No. 17-41683
To whom it may concern:
As you may or may not know, the above-referenced entities (collectively, the "Crosiers") have filed Chapter 11 reorganization case. On August 25, 2017, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota entered an important Order in the reorganization cases of the Crosiers.
The Order requires persons holding claims for compensation against the Crosiers to submit such claims by December 15, 2017. You are receiving this letter because one or more persons associated with the Crosiers against whom there is a credible claim for sexual abuse served at one time in your Diocese/Parish/Mission/School. The information in the enclosed Posted Notice explains the requirement to submit claims.
I am writing to ask that you assist me, and any people who worship and live in and around your community who may have claims against the Crosiers, by posting the enclosed Posted Notice on any public notice or message board for continuous display from the time of receipt until December 15, 2017. Additionally, or alternatively, I ask that you place the Posted Notice on the website of your Diocese/Parish/Mission/School from the time of receipt until December 15, 2017. Any and all efforts to assist in getting notice to the broadest number of people possible will be greatly appreciated.
If you need additional copies or a digital file of the Posted Notice, please contact me. Thank you for your kind assistance.
Yours in Christ,
Very Rev. Thomas A. Enneking, osc
Province of St. Odilia
Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross
THE CROSIER FATHERS AND BROTHERS PROVINCE, INC., CROSIER FATHERS OF ONAMIA, AND THE CROSIER COMMUNITY OF PHOENIX, WHICH ARE COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS THE CROSIERS, HAVE FILED FOR REORGANIZATION IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA. IF YOU WERE ABUSED OR SUFFERED INJURY BY CLERGY OR OTHER PERSONS WORKING FOR THE CROSIERS OR A CROSIER WORKING IN A CATHOLIC DIOCESE, PARISH, SCHOOL OR MISSION AND YOU CONTEND THE CROSIERS ARE RESPONSIBLE, YOU MUST ACT NOW TO FILE YOUR CLAIM.
THE LAST DAY TO FILE CLAIMS IS DECEMBER 15, 2017.
The United States Bankruptcy Court has ordered that all persons claiming injury against the Crosiers for acts of sexual abuse must file a claim on or before December 15, 2017.
YOU MUST COMPLETE A PROOF OF CLAIM IF YOU CONTEND THAT THE CROSIERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURY OR OTHER DAMAGES CAUSED TO YOU BECAUSE YOU CLAIM THAT YOU WERE SEXUALLY ABUSED, WHETHER (1) BY A PRIEST, A BROTHER, A WORKER, A VOLUNTEER, AN EMPLOYEE OR OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE CROSIERS; OR (2) THROUGH ACTS OF A CROSIER WORKING IN A CATHOLIC DIOCESE, PARISH, SCHOOL, OR MISSIONFOR WHICH YOU CLAIM THE CROSIERS ARE RESPONSIBLE.
For additional information or to obtain a proof of claim form please call 612-335-1407. You can also download the form by visiting www.crosier.org and clicking on the link to the bankruptcy forms and instructions.
16-17 Financial Year End Report
The link below is to our 16-17 Fiscal year end report for the parish and school. Feel free to contact the parish business office with any questions, concerns or comments on the reports. This report was also sent to all parishioners this past Fall.