Let us run with endurance the race set before us,
fixing our eyes on Jesus
who is the author and finisher of our faith.
Hebrews 12: 1,2
3rd and 4th Grade Prayer Service - Our Lady of Undoer of Knots...pray for us!
October 20, 2021

NO SCHOOL - Enjoy a nice long weekend!
  • No School - Thursday, October 21st and Friday, October 22nd - SAC closed

Marathon Update - We reached and celebrated all our marathon goals. We raised $16,355.71 for our school! Thank you! We pray daily for all those who support JI with their donations and prayers.

Jake's Pizza in St. Peter - Thanks to all who enjoyed Jake's for dinner on Monday and to those who volunteered their time. Thanks to Sam Anderley for setting up and organizing this evening!

End of the Quarter/Teacher Workday - Friday, October 29th marks the end of the first quarter. There will be no school on Monday, November 1st because it will be a teacher workday. The second quarter begins on Tuesday, November 2nd.

All School Retreat (K-6) - On Friday, October 29th we will be having an all school retreat. A team of teachers has been planning this special day for the students and staff. Please pray for our school community.

School Mass Change - We will celebrate All Souls' Day on Tuesday, November 2nd. Mass will be at 8:15 AM in the Church. There will be no school Mass on Thursday, but there will be a daily Mass in the chapel on Thursday. There will also be no All School Prayer Service on Wednesday, November 3rd.

Blessings to you!

Colleen Wenner
507.931.2810

YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!

Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 30th 5:30-7 PM and come to the John Ireland School parking lot for our annual trunk or treat!

Sign up to donate or bring your decorated trunk for trunk or treaters to visit.

Spread the word to your friends, family, and neighbors!
Mark Your Calendars
  • NO SCHOOL - Thursday, October 21st and Friday, October 22nd - SAC is closed.
  • Rescheduled Vision and Hearing Screening - Tuesday, October 26th
  • School Prayer Service - Wednesday, October 27th 8:15 AM - Grade 2
  • School Mass - Thursday, October 28th 8:15 AM - Grade 5
  • All School Retreat - Friday, October 29th
  • End of the First Quarter - Friday, October 29th
  • Trunk or Treat - Saturday, October 30th 5:30-7 PM
  • No School/Teacher Workday - Monday, November 1st
  • School Mass - TUESDAY, November 2nd 8:15 AM - Staff

Even though lunches are free, please help us get the funding we need by completing the Lunch Benefits Application. Funds that nonpublic schools receive are based on students who qualify for lunch benefits. It doesn't matter whether you take the benefits or not. Information is submitted to Colleen and kept confidential.

November menu coming next week!

Sign up to help during lunch.
Volunteers are especially needed on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.



Our enrollment code: EELADC9L25212
An Exciting Opportunity!


Deadline 12/15/2021

As of Thursday afternoon, we have raised just over $10,000. Our goal is $25,000 so then our funds will get doubled by the Schulze Family Foundation which means a total of $50,000 for our school!!.

Here's how to sign up for AmazonSmile

  1. Visit smile.amazon.com.
  2. Sign in with your Amazon.com credentials.
  3. Choose a charitable organization to receive donations, or search for the charity of your choice.
  4. Select your charity. - CHURCH OF ST. PETER
Parent Advisory Committee Members:
Chris Mish, Becky Albrecht, Jen Schmidt,
Samantha Anderley, Doug Rykhus, and Ryan Clancy

Next Meeting
Tuesday, November 9th 7:00 PM


John Ireland School is a Catholic community welcoming students of all faiths,
devoted to Gospel Values, Academic Excellence, and Christian Service.

Little Angels is a ministry of John Ireland School.
We are a preschool and pre-K program focused on faith and service which nurtures the whole child embracing individual talents and abilities in a welcoming, caring, and safe environment.