Assumption Catholic Church
in Eden Valley, MN
TOTUS TUUS (Totally Yours) is coming to Eden Valley July 16-22! Totus Tuus is a diocesan catechetical summer youth program whereby seminarians and college students travel throughout the summer proclaiming the Gospel through catechetical instructions, Mass, Confession, games, fun and more! This program is different from Vacation Bible School and student are encouraged to do both! Students entering grades 1-6 attend Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-2:30 PM. Students entering grades 7-12 and 2016 graduates attend Sunday–Thursday, 7:00-9:00. Cost is $25/student with a maximum of $75/family. Invite friends. Students from both parishes are invited. To register or for information, please contact Becky Haag at or call 612-206-2746. Registering this weekend would be greatly appreciated! Daily Mass, July 18-22 at 11:15 AM – All are welcome!!
POTLUCK for everyone will be at 5:15 on Wednesday, July 20th. Please bring one or two items to share. The Totus Tuus participants and team members will also enjoy the potluck.
WIND DAMAGE: The strong winds this past week blew a roof cover off of the steeple. With a great deal of patience and a lot of help, the cover was repaired, lifted to the top using ropes, and then fastened on (better than before). 
FATHER AARON NETT will begin as the Pastor of the Church of the Assumption and Parochial Administrator of the Church of St. Anthony effective June 30, 2016. Father Aaron asks that we pray for him as he prepares for this new assignment and he will be praying for us as well. The welcome reception for Father Aaron will be on Sunday, July 17th. If you are interested in helping plan the reception, please contact Ruth Holdvogt at 290-5183.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL is August 1st-5th from 9:00-12:00 at teh Watkins Elementary School (unless the parish center is finished). Please register early (during June) as space is limited. Registration forms are available at all church entrances at Assumption and St. Anthony's. The cost will be $15. We are also looking for volunteers (5th grade-adult). Call Arliss Stenger with any questions or to volunteer, 453-8153.
THANK YOU TO FATHER ROBERT ROLFES for being our administrator during the past nine months. 
STEUBENVILLE 2016 REGISTRATION: Youth that will be in grades 9-12 that are interested, please contact Theresa Branstner ASAP at 320-492-1796. "I Thirst" is so appropriate for the Year of Divine Mercy. This year's Steubenville youth conference is July 29-31 at the University of St. Thomas. The cost per attendee is $195.
INTO THE DEEP outdoor camping retreats for adults, 9th-12th graders, and middle school girls are offered by Jen Messing in the summer of 2016. See the Faith Formation pages for more information.