Assumption Catholic Church Florian, Mn

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

Fr. Luis Buitron, Pastor: (218) 242-5689

Parish Secretary: Kelly Nordine

If you or someone you know has been the victim of sexual misconduct on the part of a priest, deacon, or individual representing the Diocese of Crookston, its parishes, or its schools, your first call should be to law enforcement. In addition, the diocesan, Cindy Hulst, LSW, Victim Assistance Coordinator is available at 218-281-7895 (24-hour confidential number).

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 Weekend Mass Time April, May & June

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


St. Rose: Tuesdays: Adoration 4:00 pm & Mass @ 5:00 pm; St. Stephens: Wednesday's @ 8:30 am & Friday @ 5:00 pm; Assumption: Thursdays @ 6:00 pm.

Assumption-Florian Parish Bulletin April 3, 2021

“Think of what is above, not of what is on earth.” - COLOSSIANS 3:2 On this day we thank God for His Son, Jesus, who died, rose and opened the gates of heaven for us. We celebrate and sing“Alleluia.”Let’s try to keep the joy of this Easter season in our hearts throughout the year! Pray daily and listen for how God is calling each of us to joyfully use our gifts to fulfill His salvation plan.

Thursday April 1, 2021: No Mass At Assumption – Florian

Holy Thursday Mass @ St. Stephen's @ 7 pm

Friday April 2, 2021: 3 pm Mass @ St. Rose of Lima

Saturday, April 3: 8:30 pm – Holy Saturday @ Assumption - Florian

Mass Intention: For healing of Chris Danzl by Renee Danzl

Lector: Julian Stusynski Rosary: John & Denise Grandstrand

Responsorial Psalm: Lord, send out your spirit, and renew the face of the earth.

Responsorial Psalm: Let us sing to the Lord; he has covered himself in glory.

Responsorial Psalm: I will praise you, Lord, for you have rescued me.

"Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance to the tomb?" (Mark16:3)

Ponder: What is blocking my ability to experience the presence of the risen Lord?

Prayer: Lord, your rising from the dead gives the world renewed hope. remove the obstacles from my life that keep me from believing and trusting in the power of your resurrection.

Practice: Today I will pray for freedom; I will rejoice in the promise of the resurrection; I will open my heart to welcome others with love and peace.

Sunday April 4, 2021: 8:30 am Easter Mass @ St Stephen's

10:30 am Easter Mass @ St. Rose

April 8: No Mass at Assumption - Florian

April 10: @ 5 pm First Saturday of Easter

Mass Intention: For William Borowicz by Ted & Juliet Rogus

Lector: Jonathan Pearson Rosary: Rob & Jeanne Clausen

With great power the apostles gave their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all. (Acts 4:33)

Ponder: How often do my actions match my words?

Prayer: Risen Lord, you fulfilled your promise by rising from the dead. Help me to practice what I preach.

Practice: Today I will do more and speak less.

**2021 Diocesan Annual Appeal **

As of 3-12-2021 - Goal: $9,505; Received: $8545.00; 89.90% of Goal; $965.00 Away from Goal; with 29% participation

For those of you who have made a gift to the 2021 DAA-Thank you! For those who are still discerning, it is not too late, go to to learn more about diocesan ministries. You can always make a gift online on our web page. Your prayer requests are precious even if you are not able to give to the DAA. Please pick up a prayer request form and DAA envelope in the back of the church to send them in. Where there is faith, there is Hope!


Prayers for Healing: Mike Adamski, Tom Gerszewski, Vernon Stusynski,

Margaret Kasprowicz, Rita Hodny, Frances Kazmierczak, Chris Danzl


March 28, 2021 - Adult: $1570.00; Youth: $15.00; Plate: $20.00; Easter Flowers: $65.00; Eater: $131.00; Good Friday: $40.00;

Ash Wednesday: $20.00; Solemnity of Mary: $20.00; Black & Indian Mission: $10.00; Catholic Relief Services: $20.00;

Solidarity of Africa: $10.00; Votive lights: $66.01; Total: $1987.01


**The Assumption Ladies Group needs a Vice President for 2021. Please contact Cathy Kujawa. Group Two needs a Co-Leader for 2021. Please contact Sarah Kuznia.

**First aid kit is located on the counter in the Sacristy. Liquid glucose included in the kit for diabetic reaction.

**2021-2022- Looking for an RE Coordinator for the 2021-2022 year. If interested, please contact the parish office at 478-3578. Thank you.

**DAA – There are DAA envelopes in the back of the church by the bulletins. No matter how great or how modest a gift is, it is so we can continue to support diocesan ministries that touch all of us. Where there is faith, there is Hope!

**Mass in April – There will be no mass on Thursday April 1st & 8th in Assumption – Florian. April 1st is Holy Thursday in St. Stephen at 7 pm and Father Luis will be gone on April 8th. Thank you.

**Parish Council – Assumption of Florian is looking for new council members. If interested, please call the parish office 478-3578.

**Religion – April 7 will be a welcome back religion party at 6:30 pm with pizza, pop, & bars along with Bingo for the kids and parents. There will be a short parent meeting while the kids are playing bingo. Please come and enjoy.

**Mass Change - Mass will be on Sunday April 25th @ 8:30 am in Florian due to the Stephen Argyle Prom on Saturday April 24th. St. Stephen's will have the 5pm mass on Saturday April 24th.


Do Something Beautiful for God - The Essential Teachings of Mother Teresa

April 2 – Maybe there is a rich person who has no one to visit him; he has plenty of other things, he is nearly drowned in them, but there is not that touch and he needs your touch.

April 3 – The fruit of silence is prayer, the fruit of prayer is faith, the fruit of faith of love, the fruit of love is service, the fruit of service is peace.

April 4 – Father, God is a merciful Father. God is all powerful and He Can take care of us. God is rich in mercy and slow to anger. God is with us. God is in your heart, God is thoughtful. God is faithful. God is purity Himself. God is light. God is truth. God is joy. God is so good to us. God is a faithful lover. God is so generous and so wonderful.

April 5 – We have been created to love and be loved, and God has become man to make it possible for us to love as He loved us. He makes Himself the hungry one, the naked one, the homeless one, the sick one, the one in prison, the lonely one, the unwanted one...

April 6 – On the Cross Jesus said, “I thirst.” He was not asking for something to drink. When they offered Him vinegar He didn't drink it... Very often we offer Jesus a bitter drink too. This bitterness comes from the depths of hearts and wells up in our words. When we give this bitterness to each another, we give it to Jesus.

April 7 – You need a deep freedom to be like Jesus. See, He could have been born in a palace, yet He chose to be poor...Are we so free that we can be completely naked with Jesus there on the cross?

April 8 – I knew that God wanted something from me. I was only twelve years old, living with my parents in Yugoslavia, when I first sense a desire.