Browsing the 2024 archive of St. Pius V Insights

Our Sympathy to the Family of Janet Stromme

Posted by Linda Heydt on 7/15/24

Janet Stromme August 25, 1940 — July 13, 2024

Janet Stromme, age 83, of Cannon Falls, died peacefully on Saturday Morning, at Cannon Rivers Senior Living.

Janet Marie Stromme was born on August 25, 1940, in Breckenridge, Minnesota, the daughter of Joseph and Veronica (Beyer) Lordeman. She grew ... Read More »

Happy Fourth of July!

Posted by Linda Heydt on 7/02/24

Happy Father's Day

Posted by Linda Heydt on 6/14/24

Blessing of Fathers

God and Father of all creation,

we come before you today with humble hearts.

You are our model of a loving father.

When we fail and fall short of your expectations,

you are always there at the end of the day with open arms,

ready ... Read More »

Our Sympathy to the Family of Lester Lee

Posted by Linda Heydt on 5/28/24

Lester Lee October 20, 1952 — May 24, 2024

Lester Ray "Bummer" Lee, age 71 of Cannon Falls, died at home on Friday morning, May 24, 2024.

Lester was born on October 20, 1952 in Hastings, the son of Raymond Sr. and Shirley (Lawrence) Lee. He graduated from ... Read More »

A Spirit of Unity

Posted by Linda Heydt on 5/16/24

Jesus prays to the Father to keep his followers united in faith, protected from the evil one, and consecrated in the truth. Have you ever thought that Jesus actually prays these things for you?

National Day of Prayer

Posted by Linda Heydt on 5/02/24

The 73rd National Day of Prayer is Thursday May 2nd. The theme this year is Lift Up the World, Light Up the World.

Inspiration for the Week

Posted by Linda Heydt on 4/25/24


Jesus the Good Shepherd knows that real love is an action, not an idea. His sacrifice is the proof of his love for his flock. Let us remember to love one another as the Good Shepherd loves us: not just in words but in ... Read More »

Our Sympathy to the Family of James Cylkowski

Posted by Linda Heydt on 4/22/24

James M. Cylkowski July 7, 1949 — April 20, 2024

James (Jim) Michael Cylkowski passed away early Saturday morning, April 20th 2024 at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis. 

Jim was born in St Paul, MN to Anthony and Veronica (Marshall) Cylkowski on July 7th 1949.  He attended Sacred Heart ... Read More »

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 »