St. John Baptist de la Salle

Father John Lasuba ~ Pastor

              Christ the King, Byron   Holy Family, Kasson                                  St. John Baptist de la Salle, Dodge Center


Fr. John's Homily Sunday, August 9, 2020

Please click here to view Fr. John's homily for Sunday, August 9, 2020.
The Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Image may contain: one or more people, text that says '19t SOTDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Peter said to him in reply, "Lord ifit is you, command me to come to you on the water. He said, "Come. Peter got out of the boat and began to walk on the water toward Jesus. Mt 14:28-29 29 Excerpts Lectionary Mass 2001, 1998, 1970 CCD. OLPI'

Catholic Ministries Appeal

 Please contribute today to the annual Catholic Ministries Appeal.

You may mail your contribution to your parish office or to: 
The Catholic Foundation of Southern Minnesota, PO Box 30098, Winona, MN 55987

Or, make your 2020 contribution online by following the link below. 


Support Your Parish

Support Your Parish!  It's Easy!

Kwik Trip Cards are purchased at face value with 5% of your gift card purchase automatically going to your parish. Gift Cards may be used at the pump or in the store. When you use your gift card on non-gas items in the store your parish receives 10% of the purchase. 

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Kwik Trip Ultimate Car Wash Cards are also available for $36 with FIVE Ultimate Washes on each card.  The parish of Christ the King or Holy Family automatically receives $16 of each card purchased!  Support your parish while keeping your car clean. It makes a wonderful gift!

Please call the parish office with questions or email [email protected]


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Christ the King  *Main Office
202 Fourth St. NW, PO Box 1000
Byron, MN 55920
(507) 775-6455

Holy Family
1904 Mantorville Ave N, PO Box 171
Kasson, MN 55944
(507) 634-7520

St. John Baptist de la Salle
20 2nd St NE, PO Box 310
Dodge Center, MN 55927
(507) 374-6830

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Christ the King, Holy Family and St. John Baptist de la Salle Parishioners ~

What to expect when attending Mass
In order to insure the safety of all of our parishioners, Father John and his staff; guidelines for Mass attendance have been developed.

Please click here to view details on what you can expect when attending Mass.

Sunday Mass times:
Saturday, 5:00 PM - St. John Baptist de la Salle
Sunday, 8:30 AM - Holy Family
Sunday, 10:30 AM - Christ the King
 *Please arrive approximately 10 minutes early as all attending Mass will sign in and be seated by an usher. 

Weekday Mass:
Tuesday, 9:00 AM - Christ the King
Wednesday, 9:00 AM - Holy Family
Thursday, 9:00 AM - St. John Baptist de la Salle

Please note that masks are required and social distancing measures will be in place just for all Masses.

Seeds of Wisdom

Father Mahon updates us on Seeds of Wisdom and invites us to support the students and teachers in South Sudan by participating in the SOW Summer FUNdraiser
Watch and listen to the video below. Wonderful information about Father John and the Seeds of Wisdom.

Learn how you can Run/Walk/Ride for students, Fund the Need, or help plan for a ‘Live’ virtual event on August 23 (please save the date), go to: https://seedsofwisdom.rallyup.com/summerfundraiser2020

Seeds of Wisdom

In 2016, our Pastor, Father John Lasuba, realized a longtime dream when Seeds of Wisdom in South Sudan opened a school in his hometown of Pukuka, South Sudan. When turmoil erupted, it forced the closure of the school, and many families took refuge in nearby Uganda. Thanks to generous benefactors, Seeds of Wisdom’s work educating the children goes on, with more than 200 students enrolled in Catholic boarding schools or learning at sites in the refugee camps that are staffed by our teachers. SOW is holding SUMMER FUNdraiser 2020, beginning this month and concluding with a virtual live event in August. A self-guided Walk/Run/Ride, going on now, will give participants the chance to get some great exercise and at the same time support this mission that means so much to Father John. There also will be an online silent auction August 13-23 with a variety of items and a live online program with special guests on August 23. To register or to see more information, click here.

Weekly Mass - TV and Online

The Diocese of Winona-Rochester weekly televised Mass schedule, features clergy, parishes and chapels from throughout the DOW-R.

  • Mankato - Channel 12 KEYC Sunday at 7:30am
  •                    - Digital Channel 12.2 or Charter Channel 19 NEYC Sunday at 9:30am
  •                    - Digital Channel 7 (DirecTV) or Channel 11 (DISH) KMNF Sunday at 9:00am
  • Rochester-Austin-Mason City - Channel 3 KIMT Sunday at 7:30am and MyTV 3.2 at 9:00am
  • Sioux City - Channel 44 KPTH Sunday at 8:30am
  • Sioux Falls - Channel 7 KTTW Sunday at 7:00am
  • Southeastern MN - HBC Cable Channel 20 Sunday at 3:00pm and Wednesday at 3:30pm
  • Winona-LaCrosse-Eau Claire - Channel 25/48 WLAX/WEUX Sunday at 7:30am

Click here to watch weekly Mass.

Mission Cooperative


Each year, every parish in the Diocese of Winona-Rochester is asked to host a speaker from a mission diocese, organization, or a religious order. This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are not able to host a speaker. However we still have the opportunity to support the missionaries. The Mission Cooperative Appeal provides opportunities for prayer and financial support of the poorest of poor through-out the world. Those wishing to support St. Marys Mission may make their check payable to your parish with a memo for the St. Marys Mission Cooperative Special Collection.

Sunday Mass Live-Streamed

Bishop Quinn offers Mass, via live-stream, at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.
All are welcome to join by clicking - Sunday Mass

Clare, COVID-19 and the Communion of Saints

Those who died from Covid-19 did not die alone.

Clare, COVID-19 and the Communion of Saints

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

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Sunday Fellowship!

Currently On Hold. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
Until then, please stay safe!

Join us each Sunday after 8:30am Mass at Holy Family and 10:30am Mass at Christ the King for fellowship! Donuts, fruit, juice and coffee are served.

Also, if you are interested in helping with this wonderful ministry, either frequently or not so frequently, please sign up at the church, contact the parish office or email Jennifer at [email protected] Thank you!