Altar Society

Purpose:  To promote education by truly Christian Women, to unite all Christian Women, (single, married or widowed to edify one another by word and deed, to support one another by fervent prayers and be a fruitful source of blessing to the home and community.  The Society shall willingly care for St. Mary's church.

Altar Society Board Members


  • Linda Palmiscno H-701/772-6933  C-701/741-5370
  • Diane Gunderson C-218/779-6400

Mary Thompson  H-701/772-6947

Roxanne Ray  H-701/775-8912


Receptions - Virginia Wilson  H-701/775-7225

St. Anne's Bingo - Theresa Moen H-701/775-8675

Funerals - Virginia Esslinger H-701/775-8208,  Joan Scheett H-701/775-8877

Altar Society Meeting Dates and Times:   

St. Mary's Altar Society meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Monday of each month August through June in the Social Hall (Church basement.) Meeting dates are:

  • Monday, November 1st - Altar Society will meet on Monday, November 1st at 7PM in the church basement. Our meeting will begin with a memorial for deceased members who passed away during the last year. Prior to the meeting at 6PM we ask that anyone who can help meet in church for some light cleaning. Come as you are. Casual wear is encouraged.

Meeting Minutes:

Adult Catechism/Bible Study:

On Mon., Nov. 8 at 6:30pm, Adult Catechism/Bible Study will  resume using BIBLE BASICS FOR  CATHOLICS (the green and black book given to parishioners in Dec, 2019).  Our study will begin on page 123 - The Eucharistic Covenant.  Please be prepared by reviewing the chapter and reading: Luke 22-24 and Acts 1-2.  If you don't have a book, call Linda Palmiscno (701-741-5370). We have a couple extra copies.
Classes will be held the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month in the meeting room across from the church office.  See you there!

2020 December Month of Money Winners

Date Name Amount
1 Billie and Kristie Tibert $100
2 Vicki Schreiner $100
3 Nick Kalenze $100
4 William Peters $100
5 Jackie Anderson $100
6 Scott Salter $500
7 Selena Johnson $100
8 John Bredemeier $100
9 Tony and Joan Scheett $100
10 Aaron Bina $100
11 Jola Streifel $100
12 Mike McMenamy $100
13 Virgie Wilson $500
14 Joe Narlock $100
15 Ellen Rose $100
16 Megan Larson $100
17 Larry Roch $100
18 Marge Ruder $100
19 Lanette Swendseid $100
20 Kelly Restad $500
21 Joan Kuchera $100
22 Alex Barta $100
23 Leona Schwartzenberger $100
24 Pat Larson $100
25 Chris McEntee $500
26 Paulette Hubbard $100
27 Ellyn Johnson $500
28 John Kelly $100
29 Scott Wahlstrand $100
30 Kent and Alyce Stokke $100
31 Donna Burris $100