Assumption Catholic Church Florian, Mn

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26932 - 390TH ST. NW - STRANDQUIST, MN 56758     ph: (218) 478-3578

Fr George Noel, Pastor: (218) 289-1735

Parish Secretary: Michelle Kostrzewski

Diocesan Victim Assistant Coordinator:  Louann McGlynn (218) 281-7895

Mission Statement of Assumption Church – Florian

As disciples of the teachings of Jesus Christ we, as a Christian Community, focus our time, talent and treasure on sharing the Gospel of our Lord in Word and Deed.

Tri-Parish Mass Times

St. Rose:  Saturday @ 5:00pm;  Assumption:  Sunday @ 8:30am;  St. Stephen:  Sunday @ 10:30am

Reconciliation: before Saturday 5:00 pm Mass: 3:45-4:45pm.; before Sunday 8:30am Mass: 7:45-8:15am;

no Reconciliation before 10:30am Mass, or by Appointment.


Please welcome Deacon Dennis Bennin who will be our Guest Speaker at today's Mass.  Deacon Bennin will speak about a ministry providing direct relief to the poor throughout Latin America & the Caribbean.  Deacon Bennin will share personal witness about Food For The Poor's mission to care for the destitute as a means of living out the Gospel mandate to love one another.  Deacon Bennin was ordained a Deacon in 2002 for the Diocese of Green Bay.  In addition to preaching on behalf of Food For The Poor, he is assigned to Good Shepherd Parish in Wisconsin.

Sunday, February 19th @ 8:30am Mass: Seventh Sunday In Ordinary Time  Rosary 8:00am

Mass Intention:  For Conrad Hapka Sr. by His Family

Note:  Deacon Dennis Bennin is our Guest Speaker at today's Mass

Lector:  Robert Safranski

Servers:  Stephen B.  Colten P.  Caden P.

Eucharistic Ministers: Larry K  (Body)  Charlene K (Cup)  Donalda K (Cup)

Greeters & Gifts: Robert & Jean Safranski  Rosary:  Evald & Mary Kujava


Wednesday, February 22nd @ 8:30am: The Chair Of Saint Peter The Apostle at St. Stephen


Wednesday, February 22nd @ 7:00pm: Religious Formation


Sunday, February 26th @ 8:30am Mass: Eighth Sunday In Ordinary Time  Rosary 8:00am

Mass Intention:  Bernard Stusynski by Rosalia Stusynski and Family

Lector: Alana Kuznia

Servers:  Zach N.  Logan N.  Quinten N.

Eucharistic Ministers: Gary K (Body)   Sue K (Cup)   Catherine B (Cup)

Greeters & Gifts: Alen & Gail Szczepanski   Rosary: James V. Kuznia


Stewardship Collection February 12, 2017

Adult: $2,160.00;  Plate: $34.00; Children: $18.00;  Hymnal Fundraiser: $1,189.75;  

Utility Fund: $50.00  Checking Deposit: $3,451.75  Cemetery: $20.00

Year End Statements for 2016 Donations given to Assumption are in the back of the church for you to pick up. 


**Hymnal Fundraiser**

Goal:  $3,600.00

Total Raised as of February 12th: $2,468.75

Thank You to all who attended the potluck last Sunday & supported the Hymnal Fundraiser.  We are getting closer to our goal.  Only 76 more books to go!!!

The new hymnal may be purchased for $15.00 in memory of a loved one or you may make a donation in your name only  and a label will be made and placed on front of the book.  Forms are available by the bulletin board to fill out your information on.  Also, any undesignated donations are welcome.  A list of memorials given thus far is posted on the Church bulletin board. Goal: 200 Hymnals & 5 Organist Books.  Donations may be placed in the Sunday collection basket or by mail.


Diocesan Annual Appeal Parish Goal:  $9,687.00

If you have not already done so, please make your commitment, gift or pledge to the Diocesan Annual Appeal .  You may use an envelope & prayer card here at our parish or the one you have received at home.  Fill out the pledge card completely.  You may make a gift by check or cash, by credit card or automatic withdrawal from your checking account over the course of 12 months.  If you have been a faithful giver, consider increasing your gift by 10% this year.  Any gift in any amount is meaningful to the work of the Diocese of Crookston!  For questions about online giving please contact Renee' Tate at or call toll free 1-855-297-8252.  View the excellent DAA video at & consider making a sustaining gift.


Upcoming Events

**Assumption-Florian Ladies Meeting on Monday, March 6th at 6:30pm.  All ladies are welcome, especially Leaders & Co-Leaders.

**On Sunday, March 12th  the Boy Scouts will be serving coffee & rolls after Mass at Assumption-Florian.

**NEED A WINTER RETREAT? Weekends are being offered this winter at Sand Hill Bible Camp, just south of Fosston. The weekend starts Thursday evening and ends Sunday afternoon.  The Men's will be held February 23-26 and the Women's will be March 16-19.  Weekends are also available this fall.  The Men's: September 28-October 1 and the Women's: October 26-29.  Contact Carol Olsonawski (218-689-9081) or Bobbi Mercil (701-866-5706) for more info. Applications can be printed at

**The United States Catholic Catechism for Adults  Location: St. Rose Church, Argyle, MN; Session Dates: March 4, 11, 18, 25 & April 1 & 8; Format: 8:30am Mass (followed by a light breakfast), 9:10am Presentation, 10:00am Conclusion; Presenter: Rev George Noel; Study Materials: United States Catholic Catechism for Adults - $20.00 & Reader's Journal for the USCCA - $9.00.  Brochures available by the bulletin board.

 **Redeemed Beloved Daughter Women’s Conference  The Diocese of Fargo will host the Women’s Conference on March 11 at the Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. South, Fargo, ND. Keynotes will include Colleen Carroll Campbell, & Sister Mary Elizabeth, SV (Vicar General of the Sisters of Life), & performance by acclaimed virtuoso pianist and composer Erick Genuis.  Visit the registration page (redeemedwomenreg) to register online.  For more info, go to

**February Collectors: Donavan Pietruszewski, Jim Rogus, Joe Rogus & Jamie Rominski

**Snow Removal Feb 17-Feb 23:  David Bieniski, Scott Binstock, Jason Blazejewski & Vernon Blazejewski

**Snow Removal Feb 24-March 2:  Jeff Bring, Tom Budziszewski, Larry Dziengel & Tim Budziszewski


Infant Baptism: Catechetical Class is required; please contact Fr. George early during pregnancy or adoption.

Marriage: All Catholics who have made a decision to enter marriage must see a priest six months prior to the desired date of marriage. If a Catholic is contemplating marriage to a non-Catholic, the Catholic must still contact a priest to fulfill the requirements of the Catholic Church for the marriage to be validly recognized by the Church.

Anointing of the Sick: Please call the Parish Office during serious illness or before surgery.

Shut-Ins:  If you know anyone who cannot come to Church, please let the office know, so they can be put on a visiting schedule by a Eucharistic Minister.

New Parishioner (s)  If you are interested or know someone who is, in becoming a registered parishioner of Assumption please call the parish office or visit with Father George




The new songbook may be purchased for $15.00 in memory of a loved one  or you can make a donation in your name only and a label will be made and placed on front of the book.  Also, any undesignated donations are welcome.

In Remembrance Of A Loved One

Name of Loved One (please print): ________________________________________________

From:  ________________________________________________________

Amount Enclosed:  ______________________


Given By (please print):  __________________________________________________

**Please fill out & place in an envelope in the collection basket.