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Welcome to St. Michael the Archangel Parish!

We are nestled among beautiful fields and serene countryside in the northeast corner of Indiana. Our surrounding communities are Auburn, Angola, Hamilton, and Butler.

Centered around the Eucharist, we are truly blessed by the support of so many who make our parish vibrant and full. We warmly welcome you, and hope that you will join us in worship! Come see what makes our parish so special. St. Michael the Archangel, pray for us!

St. Michael the Archangel Parish

St. Mary of the Angels Oratory

 

Mission Statement

We, the people of St. Michael the Archangel Parish, with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, seek to know, love and serve God by committing ourselves to be people of prayer, dedicated to our baptismal promises, and enlightened by the message of the Holy Scriptures. We endeavor to humbly share our individual gifts and talents in a unified effort as the Body of Christ, to reach out and sustain all those in need within our parish, our local communities, and the world, in a spirit of compassion and generosity, thereby spreading the word of God, the grace of love of Jesus Christ, and His redemptive gift of salvation.


Lent 2021 at St. Michael the Archangel
Here are the special dates throughout Lent. Click here for a printable information sheet with dates and more detail! May God bless you as you walk with Him through this 40-day journey.

 

PRAY. FAST. GIVE.

 

  • February 17: Ash Wednesday Masses, 8:00 am and 7:00 pm

  • Weekday Masses are at usual times except for Wednesday Mass. They will be at 7:00 pm on Wednesday evenings throughout Lent. 

  • Stations of the Cross are Friday evenings at 7:00 pm throughout Lent. Confessions will be heard every Friday after Stations of the Cross. 
  • March 9: The Light is on for YOU, 6:00-8:00 pm - Priests will be available to hear confessions in all parishes of our diocese from 6:00-8:00 pm. Father will be available to hear confessions in our parish during that time. 

  • March 23: Parish Penance Service, 6:30 pm - Priests will hear confessions
  • March 28: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord - Palms will be blessed at all Masses on March 27-28. 
  • March 30: Chrism Mass of the Lord, 7:30 pm - Sign up online to join Bishop Rhoades for the Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Ft. Wayne.
  • April 1: Holy Thursday Mass, 7:00 pm - Adoration and Confession will follow Mass until 9:00 pm
  • April 2: Good Friday Service, 1:00 pm - Commemoration of the Passion and Death of the Lord. Stations of the Cross will follow at 7:00 pm.
  • April 3: Easter Vigil, 8:00 pm - Celebration of the Ressurection of the Lord
  • April 4: Easter Sunday Masses, 8:00 am and 10:30 am 
  • **Click on the link for the printable information sheet above for more information!

Click here > Praying with Scripture: A Youth Group Project for the Entire Parish!

Throughout the month of March, we will have a special food collection out of love and devotion to St. Joseph. Please leave your donations at the marked table in the Gathering Space. Thank you for passing on God's blessings to others!

 

While the 2021 men's conference is cancelled this year, Rekindle the Fire will be airing monthly videos to prepare for the conference in 2022!

 

The first one kicks off on February 21 at 7 pm!

Tap the image at right for more information and to join their email list.

 

 

 

Kapaun's Men are men who are committed to fighting the great spiritual battle that rages around us. They model the life of Father Emil Kapaun, a heroic Catholic priest and Army chaplain from Kansas who rallied his men during the Korean War. 

Rekindle the Fire is teaming up with this men's group to bring you this 8-week Lenten podast series to help you enter into this spiritual battle. It starts February 10

Tap the image at left to learn more!

 

Parish members: Click HERE to give us your email address. Thank you for helping us update our records and streamline communication!

 

We meet on Tuesdays at 7:00 pm

in the Parish Hall

We'll start a new study on February 23 called "No Greater Love: A Biblical Walk Through Christ's Passion." It will take us through Lent. Anyone is welcome to join! If you're interested, please let me know (dre@stmichaelwaterloo.com).

Check out the Adult Faith/Bible Studies webpage for the schedule and more information!

 

There will be a special prayer of blessing during all Masses on the first weekend of every month for those who celebrate their wedding anniversaries.

 

 

 

Protocols for Attending Mass at 

St. Michael the Archangel: 

- Follow social distancing in pews, communion line, and gathering spaces.

- Wear a face mask. You may take it off while in the communion line.

- Please sanitize your hands when you first enter the church.

- Confessions are heard in the sacristy.

We are in need of lectors, ushers, and people to help wipe down pews after each Mass. Please email Jenny (youthministry@stmichaelwaterloo.com) if you are able to help in any of these areas! 

 

 

 

 


 

Masses

Weekday

8:00 a.m.

7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays during Lent

 

Saturday Vigil
Winter schedule: 1st weekend in Nov. to the 1st weekend in April, 4:30 p.m.

Summer schedule: 2nd weekend in April to the last weekend in October, 6:00 p.m.
 

Sunday
8:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m.

 

Holy Days

7:00 p.m. Vigil (unless otherwise noted)

8:00 a.m. on the Holy Day

 

Eucharistic Adoration

Friday - 7:00-8:00 a.m.

Concludes with Benediction

Followed by Mass at 8:00 a.m.

 

Confession

Friday - 7:30-8:00 a.m.

Saturday -

Winter schedule (see above): 3:30-4:15 p.m.

Summer schedule: 5:00-5:45 p.m.

Anytime by request! 

*Confessions will be heard in the sacristy instead of the confessional at this time. 



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