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Before, During & After Mass

PREPARE

Prior to arriving at the church for Mass, take a few minutes to prepare for this special time with Our Lord.

Opening the Word<br />
5 Minute Video

Opening the Word
5 Minute Video

LEARN

Take time to learn about the Mass in order to participate more fully.

Check Out These Apps

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FOLLOW

Use one of the many publications available to follow along during Mass.

MagnifiKid

LOTW is organizing a yearlong bulk subscription to MagnifiKid. This publication is perfect to help for children ages 6-10 follow along at Mass. To join the bulk subscription, call the Parish Office. MagnifiKid is also sold in the Gift Shop on a monthly basis. For more information about MagnifiKid, click the image above.

Magnificat

Magnificat is a spiritual guide to help you develop your prayer life, grow in your spiritual life, find a way to a more profound love for Christ, and participate in the holy Mass with greater fervor. Individual copies are available for purchase in the Gift Shop. Click on the image above for more information about subscribing.

Sunday Missal

There are copies of the Sunday Missal for the current liturgical year available for purchase at the kiosk located in the Narthex.

LISTEN

Listen to these resources during the week.

Check out these Catholic podcasts

For adults, young adults and teens.  Listen on your commute, while exercising or doing while chores around the house.

  • Catholic Stuff You Should Know
    Some of the local Companions of Christ (priests) produce this weekly podcast of what they call “lighthearted explorations into various prominent and obscure Catholic topics.” Be prepared for banter and substance.
  • Pints with Aquinas
    Matt Fradd discusses topics he’d address if he had a chance to talk with St. Thomas Aquinas himself.  Breaking down Aquinas to an understandable level.
  • The Jennifer Fulwiler Show
    Your source for fresh takes on pop culture and the spiritual life. Jen’s diverse guest list keeps things hopping.
  • Girlfriends
    For women by Danielle Bean
  • Made to Magnify
    Made to Magnify was an inspiration of the Holy Spirit. I think the Lord put it on my heart because I struggle with humility and magnifying the Lord like Mary is all about authentic humility.” – Lisa Cotter (teens & young adults)
  • Sunday, Sunday, Sunday
    Mark Hart’s reflections on the Sunday readings

  • Catholic Answers Live
    This is a daily, two-hour radio program dedicated to Catholic apologetics and evangelization.You’ll hear discussions on just about everything relating to the Church: doctrinal controversies, family concerns,  social issues, evangelization, ethics…you name it!
  • Do Something Beautiful
    A faith based podcast by Leah Darrow that features all kinds of people who are working to make the world a better place. (teens & young adults)
  • The Crunch Catholic Podcast
    For teens
  • Word On Fire
    Bishop Robert Barron discusses all things Catholic. (adults)
  • The Fr. Mike Schmitz Podcast
    Fr. Mike Schmitz talks all issues of faith and pop culture on this podcast.  He is passionate, straight forward, kind and universally appealing. (all ages)
  • UMD Newman Catholic Campus Ministry
    Homilies preached by Fr. Mike Schmitz at the University of Minnesota – Duluth Catholic Campus.

WATCH

Check out the great variety of videos that will help you learn even more.

The Archdiocese of Brisbane (Australia!) has an entire video series about each part of the Mass.  All the videos are online for free.

ELEMENTS of the Catholic Mass

Sign up for FORMED and see the variety of 3 minute videos about different parts of the Mass.

THE MASS Series by Bishop Robert Barron

The Parish Office has several copies available to check out. To watch a preview, click here.

PRESENCE by The Augustine Institute

Sign up for FORMED and watch this series all about the Eucharist.

Lectio: Eucharist by Dr. Brandt Pitre

Sign up for FORMED and watch this series all about the Eucharist.