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Pro-Life Presentation: “From Grief to Grace”

Wednesday, January 25th, 2023

6:30PM at St. Henry, Perham

Hear testimony given by brave post-abortive women about the true cost of abortion.

St. Henry's Faith Formation

Sat, Jan 21st:  9:00AM First Reconciliation (Second Grade Only)

Wed, Jan 25th:  Pro-Life Night

Wed, Feb 1st:  Class (Grades 7-11)/Family Faith Formation 6:30PM-7:30PM

Wed, Feb 8th:  Class (Grades 7-11) 6:30PM-7:30PM

Free meal served every Wednesday there is class from 5:30PM-6:15PM.  We are still in need of volunteers for the pre-class meal, please see the sign-up sheet in the narthex or contact Caleb Carrlson if interested in taking one or multiple dates.

Caleb Carrlson, Faith Formation Director

218-457-0987 or

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest is Saturday, January 28 at 10:00 am in the St. Henry's School Gym. Boys and girls ages 9-14 will complete to see who can make the most free throws in 15 attempts. Please contact Jeff Fritz at for more info or to sign up.  Event day registration is available.

Celebrating a Milestone of Marriage?

Honoring Marriage Day will be held on May 6th, 2023 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud for couples celebrating 5, 25, 40, 50 or 60 plus years of marriage in 2023. Please let the parish office know if you are celebrating these anniversary years no later than January 31, so we can send the information to the diocese.

The Parish of St. Henry

extends congratulations to

Bauer John

Son of Dan & Lorrae Ingebrand

who received the Sacrament of

Baptism on January 15th

Catholic Daughters National Education Contest, sponsored by Court St. Rita #409, open to all youth grades 4 through 12.  Entry forms and rules are available at St. Henry's church office or by calling Regent Leanne Stoll at 218-758-3050.  All entry forms are due by February 1, 2023.

Children’s “Little Liturgy” and Music Time

Come join the fun—engage with your child during music exploration and simple, fundamental religious education. This is intended to be a “mommy and me” religion enrichment time—a time to sing, dance, and learn alongside your child in a fun and casual “circle time” manner.

Ages: suitable for all young children, especially engaging to children ages 1-4 (infants and older children welcome to join!)

Where: St. Henry’s basement

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, beginning Oct 5th

Time: 8:30-9:00am, before Children’s Adoration Hour **Parent/adult asked to be in attendance with their child(ren) **No fee —Text/Call Karlee Werner if planning to attend 218-849-6415

Attention Piano/Guitar Players!

We need your help to help fill in some spots for the three Masses at our church. We would love to have you share your talents with
piano, organ and guitar. A stipend of $50 is given to accompanists.  Contact Ann or Gina.

2023 Marriage Prep Course will be held at St. Henry’s on February 4th, 2023. The fee is $175.00 per couple. For more information or to register, please contact St. Henry’s Parish Office or go to the Diocesan website.


We are looking for people to commit to spending a
scheduled hour a week with Jesus in the Blessed
Sacrament at Adoration at St. Henry. The hours we could really use a guardian are:


Tuesday from 6-7pm

Tuesday from 7-8pm

Wednesday from 6-7am

Wednesday from 1-2pm

Thursday from 2-3pm


Please prayerfully consider giving Jesus an hour of your week in Adoration. If you would be interested in taking a time slot, please call the parish office at 218-346-4240.


Healing Hearts Ministry is a Christ centered, caring walk with any individual who is going through a difficult time. If you or anyone you know going through a difficult time and would like to visit, please contact, Judy Christopherson 218-298-0797, or Mary Schumacher 218-298-1569. 

Dorothy Day House:  Help the homeless in our area by supporting the Dorothy Day House men's shelter in Moorhead, MN. They are currently in need of the following items:  Ziploc bags (gallon and sandwich); bath towels, winter hats, gloves and scarves; deodorant, men's underwear, plain white t-shirts, socks (these clothing items preferred to be new); disposable razors; sleeping bags; blankets and hygiene products. They are especially in need of warm weather gear (hats, gloves and mittens).  For
more information, see the website at or call Teresa Elkin 218-298-1274 or Cecile Guck 218-298-4386.  This will be an on-going effort.


Congratulations to our Calendar Raffle winners this week. 1-13-23-Nick and Katie Murdock-$100


Fun Fair 2023

We will be having a live Fun Fair at the school on Sunday, March 12 from 11-3:30.  We are in need of donations for our raffle, auctions, and to offset expenses.  If you are able to help, please let us know by contacting Jason at 218-346-6190 or  You can also just stop by the school as well.  All raffle prizes will need to be known by the end of January so we can print the tickets.  Thanks for your assistance, and we hope to see you at the Fun Fair on March 12.


Mr. Jason Smith, Principal

218-346-6190 or

Prayer Chain

To add a name to our prayer chain and/or prayer corner (must be a family member or have permission from the individual), or if you would like to be added as a pray-er, contact Ardith at 218-346-5345 or


Text App to 88202

to download our parish app!

Search for

“Northern Cross Area Catholic Community”

Prayer Intentions

In the Narthex, by the Sacred Heart of Jesus statue, is a prayer intention box.  Each month, as a Healing Heart Ministry group, we will pray for your intentions that are placed in the box.

Weekly Bulletin Email List

If you would like to have the bulletin emailed to you each week, please let us know by giving us a call at 218-346-4240 or by email at

What is

If you haven’t checked it out yet, now is the perfect time! is a subscription-based website that our parish gifts to our parishioners. It contains a wealth of Catholic resources including MOVIES about saints, our faith and more, downloadable E-BOOKS, video-based study PROGRAMS to grow in your faith alone or with family or friends, AUDIOS to listen to, as well as KIDS programming! It is available on the web, via app on your mobile device and through Roku, AppleTV and more. Because it is subscription-based, you will need to sign up for an account to access it. Once you create an account, you simply log in to access the content. Go to and click on ‘Sign Up’ and then ‘Sign up as a parishioner’. Enter ‘Perham’ in the search box and click on St. Henry. You will need a valid email address you have access to in order to sign up and to sign in. This is a great gift to help you learn more and grow in your faith, please take advantage!

A Message From a 100.3 FM Listener

A listener to our local Catholic radio station recently described the station as a “lifeline” and the radio programming as providing “so much good information about our faith from good sources.  It gives me strength and hope, and it does the same for so many others who I listen to when they call in to the programs that take live callers.” If you haven’t yet discovered 100.3 FM, tune in to the programming which runs 24/7. If you are already a listener, encourage your friends and family to share in this resource for personal faith enrichment and tool for evangelization.

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