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Our MiSSION STATEMENT: Matthew 28:19-20 "Go therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.", sharing God's love, by living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
JUNE, JULY, AUGUST:
SUNDAYS AT 9:00 AM
CONFESSIONS: 1/2 Hour before Mass or by appointment
A true history of St. Anthony does not begin with the building of the first church in 1911, but can be traced back
Marriage: Contact the pastor a minimum of six months before the planned wedding to insure availability of the church.
Baptism: Contayt the Pastor
Father Gregg Frankman
The St. Anthony Prayer Line is a chain of parishioners that can be contacted for those in need of immediate prayer.
Catholic Church of St. Anthony
All Masses are Live Streamed on Facebook. For now, go to "Gregg Frankman". There is one exception, the Sunday Mass at St. Peter's at 11:00 am will be found on Facebook at NE SD Catholic churches.
PLAN FOR PUBLIC MASSES ST. ANTHONY CATHOLIC PARISH: — Mass will be on Sundays at 9:00 am in June and continue through August.
Confessions will be 1/2 hour before Mass.
PLEASE, KNOW THAT YOU ARE DISPENSED FROM ATTENDING MASS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AND YOU DO NOT HAVE TO ATTEND MASS UNTIL YOU ARE COMFORTABLE OR UNTIL BISHOP ENDS THE DISPENSATION. THIS IS A DIFFICULT TIME FOR US, SO STAY SAFE!
— Wearing masks is STRONGLY encouraged, but not required.
— Hand sanitizer will be available at the two doors that we will use [North door and Southwest door]
— Six feet safe distance will be maintained between and within pews, along with entering, exiting the Church and during Holy Communion.
— The following will be the combinations for distancing per pew: one family, or two couples, or three individuals ONLY.
Sanctuary: Father will be the only one in the Sanctuary, with the exception of one Eucharistic Minister at Communion time and both will sanitize our hands before and after distributing Holy Communion and wear masks during distribution.
— There will be NO Sacristan, Lector or Servers.
Ushers will sanitize their hands before and after Mass; help parishioners maintain safe distance entering and exiting the Church, and during the Holy Communion procession.
Music: There will be no choir, but there may be an organist and Cantor. There will be NO missalettes or Mass response cards.
— Holy Communion will be received in the hand, without gloves, extend your arms full length to receive.
- No one is required to receive Holy Communion.
— Keep the six feet safe distance upon leaving your vehicles and entering the Church.
— There will be a person to hold the door open before and after Mass.
— Keep the six feet safe distance when returning to your cars after Mass.
— Disinfecting and sanitizing the Church will be done by volunteers.
— There will be NO sign of peace.
— All Mass responses will be recited.
— There will be NO Holy Water in the fonts.
— Father will enter and exit the Sanctuary from the Sacristy.
— Confessions will be heard 1/2 hour before Mass. There will be NO face to face Confessions in the Confessional.
— Father will give instructions regarding the protocols for Mass, when he enters the Sanctuary
UPDATED PLAN FOR OUR FOUR PARISHES: St. Anthony’s, Browns Valley; St. John’s, Rosholt; St. Kater’si, Sisseton; St. Peter’s, Sisseton
Please spread the word, especially the weekend Mass time.
All Masses will be live streamed on Facebook, with the exception of those at St. Kateri for now. Search for NE SD Catholic churches
I will no longer live stream on Facebook under Gregg Frankman.
*** The choice to attend public Mass is yours to make in both the St. Cloud Diocese and the Sioux Falls Diocese. As Bishop DeGrood [Sioux Falls Diocese] has stated, there is no shame in waiting out the pandemic before participating at public Masses.***
PLAN FOR OUR FOUR PARISHES BEGINNING JULY 1, 2020 St. Anthony’s, Browns Valley; St. John’s, Rosholt; St. Kater’si, Sisseton; St. Peter’s, Sisseton
After consultation with Bishop Kettler and Bishop DeGrood, along with giving your respective Parish Council members opportunity for input, the following will be the Mass schedule for our four parishes.
THE LORD’S DAY MASS ROTATION:
June, July, August AND December, January, February
— Saturday evening: St. John’s at 5:30 pm
— Sunday morning: St. Anthony’s at 9:00 am
***JULY 2020: Saturdays St. Kateri’s at 5:30 pm and Sundays St. Peter’s * live streamed* at 11:00 am
***August 2020: Saturdays St. Peter’s at 5:30 pm and Sundays St. Kateri’s at 11:00 am
September, October, November AND March, April, May
— Saturday evening: St. Anthony’s at 5:30 pm & St. Kateri’s at 5:30 pm
— Sunday morning: St. John’s at 9:00 am & St. Peter’s at 11:00 am
** Since Sisseton has both a Saturday and Sunday Mass, the Sunday Mass will always be at 11:00 am.
** Fr. Brian Simon has offered to preside at all Saturday evening Masses in Sisseton.**
— If Fr. Brian Simon is unable to come for any particular Saturday evening Mass, parishioners from both parishes will attend Mass at St. Peter’s at 11:00 am.
I am required to offer one Mass for the Lord’s Day and one Mass on Holy Days for the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the People. This Mass Intention can be prayed in one parish for parishioners of all parishes.
— Schedule for this Mass Intention:
First weekend of the month = St. Peter’s
Second weekend of the month = St. Anthony’s
Third weekend of the month = St. John’s
Fourth weekend of the month = St. Kateri’s
Holy Days: Because of the distances, there will one Mass in Sisseton at St. Peter's, one Mass at St. John's; and one Mass at St. Anthony's. [Parish Council chairpersons will advise me on schedule]
Daily Mass Schedule: * all daily Masses will be live streamed during the pandemic*
— Mondays: No Mass [my day of rest]
— Tuesdays: Browns Valley Health Care Center at 10:00 am *During the pandemic Mass will be at St. John's in Rosholt at 10:00 am*
— First & Third Wednesdays: St. John’s 10:00 am
— Second & Fourth Wednesdays: St. Peter's at 9:00 am
— Thursdays Sisseton [rotation]:
- First Thursday = St. Peter’s at 5:00pm *Day of Adoration begins at 9:00 am*
- Second Thursday = Tekawitha Center at 8:45 am
- Third Thursday = Assisted Living Center at 9:00 am *During the pandemic Mass will be at St Peter's in Sisseton*
- Fourth Thursday = Tekawitha Center at 8:45 am
— Fridays: Rosholt Countryside Living Center at 2:00 pm *During the pandemic Mass will be at St. John's in Rosholt at 10:00 am*