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

President: Linda Palmiscno H-701/772-6933  C-701/741-5370

Assistant to the President: Diane Gunderson C-218/779-6400

Recording Secretary: Mary Thompson  H-701/772-6947

Treasurer: Roxanne Ray  H-701/775-8912

Committees

Receptions - x

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

Funerals - Mary Thompson H-701-772-6947; Elaine Nelson C-218-779-9394; and Amy Elbert 701-741-6807.


Altar Society Meeting and Activities:   

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

  • November 2022
    • Monday, November 7:  Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Social Hall - Memorial for Deceased Members
    • Mondays, November 14 & 28:  Bible Study at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room
  • December 2022
    • Monday, December 5: Meeting at 7:00 p.m. Social Hall
    • Monday, December 12:  Bible Study at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room
    • Month of Money winners announced each day on calendar in back of church
  • January 2023
    • Monday, January 2:  Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Social Hall - initial planning for Lenten Soup Suppers
    • Mondays, January 9 & 23:  Bible Study at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room
    • Senior Scholarship letters sent out
  • February 2023
    • Monday, February 6:  Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Social Hall - finalize menus for Lenten Soup Suppers
    • Mondays, February 13 & 27:  Bible Study at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room
    • Ash Wednesday is February 22
  • March 2023
    • Lenten Soup Suppers: Wed, Mar 1; Wed Mar 8; Wed, Mar 15; Wed, Mar 22; Wed, Mar 29
    • Monday, March 6:  Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Social Hall - nominating committee for officers
    • Mondays, March 13 & 27:  Bible Study at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room
  • April 2023
    • April 1 - Scholarship applications due
    • Monday, April 3:  Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Social Hall - election of officers
    • Easter is April 9
    • Mondays, April 11 & 25:  Bible Study at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room
  • May 2023
    • Monday, May 1:  Meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the Social Hall - Mass or Rosary, installation of officers, meal, and confirm dates & plans for Fall Dinner 2023
    • Mondays, November 14 & 25:  Bible Study at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room
  • June 2023
    • no events schedule
  • July 2023
    • no events schedule
  • August 2023
    • Monday, August 7:  Board Meeting at ______ - set calendar for upcoming year

Meeting Minutes:

Adult Catechism/Bible Study:

Adult Catechism/Bible Study is using NEW TESTAMENT BASICS FOR  CATHOLICS (the orange and black book. If you don't have a book, call Linda Palmiscno (701-741-5370).
Classes are held the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month in the meeting room across from the church office.  See you there!

2022 February Month of Money Winners

Date Name Amount
1 Brenda Miller $100
2 Jara Carter $100
3 Ron Marynik $100
4 Erin Ziegelmann $100
5 Tony & Cassidy Bina $100
6 Kathy Lommen $500
7 Pete Zanoral $100
8 Robert Glinski $100
9 Carrie Kasowski $100
10 Sandy Samson $100
11 Flora Willyard $100
12 Carol Gerszewski $100
13 Kress Germundson $500
14 Mike Herbeck $100
Valentine Heidi Flaten $500
15 Mary Thompson $100
16 Tina Thompson $100
17 Terry Litchy $100
18 Marie Russell $100
19 Mark Qubol $100
20 Fr. James Gross $500
21 Therese Linnertz $100
22 Steve Adams $100
23 Karen Bjornseth $100
24 Alli Gunderson $100
25 William Murphy $100
26 Steve Zidon $100
27 Therese Linnertz $500
28 Matt & Mandy Walkowiak $100