News & Events
All parishioners and guests are invited to a potluck picnic this Wednesday, June 27 at 5:30 p.m. in the gathering space and back patio. Join us for fellowship and yard games. The parish will provide hot dogs and lemonade. Please bring a salad, side dish, or dessert to share (but if you’re not able to bring something, please come anyway!). The Totus Tuus team will be present to share what our youth have been learning in the Totus Tuus program this week.
Young Adult Women's Group
The next Young Adult Women's Group meeting will be on Thursday, June 28 at 7:30 p.m. We are watching and discussing content from Fr. Mike Schmitz. All young adult women (ages 21-39) are welcome. Fore more information or to be added to the email list, please contact Mary Markert. Our summer dates: July 12 & 26, and August 9 & 23.
Farewell to Father Al
After five months of dedicated service to our Parish, Fr. Al Backmann will finish his time at Transfiguration on July 1.
We are indebted to Fr. Al for taking such wonderful care of us! Please come to thank Fr. Al after all weekend Masses on June 30/July 1.
Expectant Mothers & Those Praying for a Child
Next Sunday, July 1, at the conclusion of the 10:30 a.m. Mass, Fr. Al will offer the monthly Blessing for expectant mothers and for couples praying for a child. The Blessing will be offered by the statue of the Blessed Mother in the rear corner of the Church.
Have a Blessed 4th of July
Independence Day is on Wednesday, July 4. Mass will be celebrated at 8:00 a.m.
The Church and School Offices will be closed for the Holiday.
Please Join Us
We are pleased to announce that Father John Paul Erickson will be the next pastor of Transfiguration Catholic Church, effective July 2, 2018.
Please join the parish in welcoming Father Erickson after all Masses the weekend of July 7/8.
Young Adult Dinner
All young adults (aged 21-39) are invited to dinner after the 6:00 p.m. Mass on Sunday, July 8. We’ll have food, yard games, and time to hang out. If you’re able to bring something to share, great! If not, come anyway (there will be plenty of food).
Mass with Nuptials?
Father Baer said, “People have been to nuptials with a Mass, but have they every been to a weekend Mass with nuptials?”
Parishioners are invited to the 5:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday, July 14 not only for mass, but also to witness the nuptuals of Parishioner and Staff Member Gretchen Sonnen and Justin Berkebile. Gretchen had worked closely with Fr. Baer before his passing, to plan the wedding date and time so that the Transfiguration family could come together for this joyous occasion.
Emmaus Women's Retreat
SAVE THE DATE! To all women of the parish and school. Transfiguration will be offering the Women's Emmaus Retreat the weekend of July 20-22, 2018 at the Franciscan House/Prior Lake. The cost is $185 and includes room, meals, and program. Fee is due at registration.However, the "Early Bird" Special price of $175 is available when you register by June 10. For more details on the retreat see the Emmaus Handout on the table in the Gathering Space.
Looking for an exciting, life altering experience for your High School Student? Consider joining us for this year's Steubenville Conference in St. Paul.Read More
Faith Formation Registration is open for this fall. Don’t miss out on a phenomenal program for your children to complement the faith you instill in them at home. Our program, open to children in grades 1-6 (Fall, 2018) is a combination of formation for the whole family and gives parents tools to implement their faith in the home. Registration forms can be found in the Gathering Space and online. For more information contact Justin Kortuem.
Walking with Purpose
Fall Program, Discovering Our DignityRead More
Taste of Transfiguration
Hey, everyone! My name is Brianna and I've been a Transfiguration parishioner for three years. I'm leading the committee for the Taste of Transfiguration. This year, we’ve moved the Taste to October so that we can focus on the daylong Fall Festival on Saturday, September 8, and add another fun Parish-wide event to the calendar! We are looking for people to help plan this fun night! Please consider volunteering and let Mary Markert know if you are interested. Thank you
Below are course that have begin; however, we encourage anyone interested to join us.
Calling All Kids!
Faith-based Summer Programs for Kids
If you're looking for great summer programs or sports camp that will have lasting effect on your children, take a look a the programs offered through Transfiguration.
Welcome to Our
We deliberately put the words “Catholic” in this opening welcome. At Transfiguration, we are Catholic. We’re not ashamed of it; in fact, we’re very excited about it! At Transfiguration, we believe, celebrate, and proclaim the fullness of the Catholic Faith that has been given to the Church down through the centuries.
What a wonderful response!
What a wonderful response! We gained FOUR new callers for funeral luncheons this past week. Now, we’re onto our next volunteer need for funerals: servers for the luncheon.
We need Sacristans
There is a great need for Sacristans. If you are interested in learning more, please contact our Liturgy Coordinator, Shantel Schallenkamp. To email her, click here, or you can call her at 651-501-2206.