Browsing the 2024 archive of St. Pius V Insights

Our Sympathy to the Family of Lillian Viere

Posted by Linda Heydt on 3/25/24

Lillian T. Viere June 8, 1928 — March 22, 2024

Lillian Viere, age 95, of Cottage Grove and formerly  of Cannon Falls, died Friday, March 22, 2023 in Hastings.Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at St. Pius V Catholic Church, 410 ... Read More »

Catholic Sisters Week

Posted by Linda Heydt on 3/13/24

We are blessed in our Church, including in our Archdiocese, with multiple forms and expressions of consecrated life. This includes the many religious sisters who have and currently live, witness, and serve in our Archdiocese. More than what religious sisters do, their gift is who they are as consecrated ... Read More »

“Zeal for your house will consume me.” – Psalm 69:9

Posted by Linda Heydt on 2/28/24

Throughout the last two millennia, Catholics sought to make beautiful spaces for our Lord to dwell. We do this not only by beautiful churches, but by adorning them with good works and prayer. When you support our Catholic Services Appeal, you help further beautify His home here in our ... Read More »

“This is my beloved son.” - Mark 9:7

Posted by Linda Heydt on 2/21/24

The hope available to those who believe in Him changes everything. Our local community needs to know that God’s son lives here, in our tabernacle. You can help us light the way through your support of our Catholic Services Appeal!

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“Believe in the Gospel.” - Mark 1:15

Posted by Linda Heydt on 2/16/24

Christ waits for you to join him in his desert trial this Lent. The adventure is hard, and worth it. You can help others find the joy of the Gospel this Lent through your support of the Catholic Services Appeal. May God be with you in your journey! Use ... Read More »

“Be made clean.” – Mark 1:41

Posted by Linda Heydt on 2/07/24

Only Jesus possesses the power to speak the words of interior purity. Please join in supporting our Catholic Services Appeal, so that together we can help more souls hear these soul-reviving words.

Our Sympathy to the Family of Lorraine Harty

Posted by Linda Heydt on 2/05/24

Lorraine A. Harty October 20, 1935 — February 1, 2024


Lorraine Ann (Wandersee) Harty, age 88 of Cannon Falls, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Thursday evening, February 1, 2024 after a long battle with cancer.

Lorraine was born to Walter and Frances Wandersee in ... Read More »

“For this purpose have I come.” – Mark 1:38

Posted by Linda Heydt on 1/30/24

In the Gospel of Mark, we hear the story of Simon’s mother-in-law demonstrating heroic love in response to Jesus. Immediately after coming back from a fever, she responds in love and serves. Please prayerfully consider supporting our Catholic Services Appeal, so that we may not hesitate to give from ... Read More »

St. Francis De Sales - February 24th

Posted by Linda Heydt on 1/24/24


Our Sympathy to the Family of Ed Lorentz

Posted by Linda Heydt on 1/16/24

Edward C. Lorentz March 29, 1935 — January 13, 2024

Edward Lorentz, age 88, of Cannon Falls, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2024, surrounded by his family at the Mayo Clinic Health System Cannon Falls.Ed was born on March 29, 1935, in Hastings, the son of Frank ... Read More »