Please donate to the Beirut Relief Fund

In the middle of the Corona virus outbreak and the dire economic situation in Lebanon, a devastating explosion rocked the beautiful city of Beirut. Over 130 souls have been lost and thousands of residents have become homeless. Please donate generously through our church or the all-volunteer Caritas organization.  Click on the Donate Buttons above.


Guidelines and Registration for New In-Person Church Attendance

We are currently able to have limited seating for in-person church attendance.  Please play the important video message from chorbishop sharbel Maroun on this page about the guidelines and registration procedures that will be required.  Your cooperation is crucial for the success of this reopening.  After viewing the video and/or reading the guidelines, make sure to click on the button below to sign up for the liturgy before coming to the church.

Lebanese Festival Announcement

It is with sadness that we announce the cancellation of our Annual Festival due to Covid 19. It was scheduled for September 19th and 20th. We do not want to put anyone in danger as we care for each and everyone of you. It will be very hard to work in the kitchen and to handle the food. Indeed, this a difficult period we are going through but we need to act wisely and to protect people especially in gathering and in sharing food. Once things slow down and it is safer for us, we will hold other events even if they are smaller in size. Needless to say this is a great loss for the Twin Cities to gather together at such an event and a great loss for us to be working together as well as to raise funds for our parish.   

Message from Chorbishop sharbel Maroun

August 2020

Chorbishop sharbel Maroun

         Beloved Parishioners and Friends of St. Maron,


Peace and grace to you in the Lord Jesus with the hope that you are all healthy and protected from the viruses and other harm. I also hope that you are protecting yourselves and keeping good hygiene, for your sake and the sake of the vulnerable and the sick around you. The key is to keep sanitizing and social distancing when necessary. This is a difficult period we are passing through, it will go away sooner or later, and life will return back to normal through God’s grace.



While many of you are not able to come to church for different reasons during this pandemic, it is important that you don’t keep distance from Jesus. Cling to him as the branches cling to the vine to receive life. Without Jesus, who is the source of life, our existence means nothing. Being distant from the church should not lead us to detach ourselves from Jesus or even weaken our faith. We need faith today more than ever before. It is an opportunity for us to seclude ourselves in our homes to build up a stronger relationship with Jesus and with our family. There must be a reason why this lockdown is taking place, a reason we don’t understand. Maybe it is a time for us to reunite ourselves with our loved ones and find time to pray, to read our bible, and to build a stronger relationship with Christ, our Lord. One thing I fear is that if this period stays much longer some people will lose their connection with Jesus because it was weak to start with. I think of priests, bishops, and even lay people, who were imprisoned for many years and yet they kept their relationship with Jesus and it even became stronger after they came out of prison. This period can make you better and not bitter if you allow Christ to work in your life. Let us consider ourselves in prison at this time, but keep our relationship with Christ deeper and stronger.


Your home of St. Maron misses you tremendously and wish we can be together soon, to hold spiritual and social activities, however we will approach that slowly until the time arrives. I wish I could see each and every one of you personally, or talk to you on the phone for a long period, however, due to the many tasks we need to do here at church it makes it hard to do that. I hold you all in my prayers every day. I ask God to bless and protect you during this pandemic, and to shelter you from harm with your family and loved ones.


Be assured of my prayers for you and I ask you to please remember me in your prayers.


In Christ’s Hope,

Chorbishop sharbel Maroun


Updated Liturgies Schedule

Some liturgies and other events are broadcast live on our FACEBOOK PAGE. Please check below for schedule. You may CLICK HERE to see live and previously recorded events on our page even if you don't have a Facebook account.

Day

Time

Facebook Broadcast

Sign-Up Required

Sunday

10:10 am

Live on Facebook CLICK HERE

PRE-RIGISTER HERE

Monday

No Liturgy

No Liturgy

No Liturgy

Tuesday

6:00 pm

No Broadcast

Limited Seating

Wednesday

6:00 pm

Live on Facebook CLICK HERE

PRE-RIGISTER HERE

Thursday

6:00 pm

No Broadcast

Limited Seating

Friday

6:00 pm

No Broadcast

Limited Seating

Saturday

4:00 pm

Live on Facebook CLICK HERE

PRE-RIGISTER HERE


Important Notice

Saint Maron’s church relies on proceeds from the weekly collection and other special events to support operating expenses and outreach in our community and across the world. In these trying times, please consider making a donation online by clicking on this link (donate.stmaron.com). Your donation may be tax deductible and will be made securely and privately on Paypal. You don’t need to have a Paypal account. If you wish to donate for a particular purpose, you’ll be able to specify that in the comments area of your donation.

Thank you and may the Lord grant you faith and health.
~Chorbishop sharbel Maroun


Tuition Subsidy for K-8

Applications for the Boutros & Zmeroud Nasseff Scholarship are now available for children who will be attending K-8 parochial schools. An eligible recipient must be an active parishioner for at least one year, attend the church regularly, and support its activities. Distribution will be based on the income and expenses of the household. If you are interested, please call the parish office for an application. We are very glad to assist our children and very thankful to our beloved late brother John Nasseff for making this scholarship available to support our children. It makes a world of difference.
Applications must be submitted by September 20th. 

Happy 50th Anniversary Alex & Vera

Our congratulations, prayers, and best wishes go out to our brother and sister Alexander and Vera Sleiman, who just celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary. We pray that the Lord God may continue to bless their marriage and shower his abundant grace upon them, that they may continue to be a shining light upon those around them.   


Support Your Church

You are urged to support your church during this hard period. Please mail in your offering envelopes to the church or donate online. Donating online is a very easy, convenient, and secure process:

Click on: donate.stmaron.com
Then click Donate
Then Enter the amount you wish to offer

If you wish to donate for a particular purpose, you’ll be able to specify that in the comments area of your donation.

Very special thanks to those who already sent in their donations.
May our loving Lord reward you kindly. 


Shelter at Home for your Safety and that of Others

Due to the Corona Virus pandemic we urge you to stay home for your sake and the sake of your loved ones and others.

Divine Liturgies will be broadcasted on our Facebook Page. If you wish to attend liturgy services in person, please see the special guidelines on this page.

Don’t risk your life and others. Unite with us wherever you are until this storm passes by. Be responsible!  Thank you for your cooperation.

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Updated Schedule

Day

Time

Facebook Broadcast

Sign-Up Required

Sunday

10:10 am

Live on Facebook CLICK HERE

PRE-RIGISTER HERE

Monday

No Liturgy

No Liturgy

No Liturgy

Tuesday

6:00 pm

No Broadcast

Limited Seating

Wednesday

6:00 pm

Live on Facebook CLICK HERE

PRE-RIGISTER HERE

Thursday

6:00 pm

No Broadcast

Limited Seating

Friday

6:00 pm

No Broadcast

Limited Seating

Saturday

4:00 pm

Live on Facebook CLICK HERE

PRE-RIGISTER HERE



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