Welcome to St. Benedict's Parish. If you're new to the area, been away for a while, or remained a faithful member, the people of St. Benedict's invite you to walk with us.

Parish Council & Finance Council

Parish Council

The council is an advisory council to the pastor whose purpose is to assess the activities of the Parish with regard to the Mission Statement and to implement or direct programs which will fulfill these goals. Please contact them with any questions. 

Current Parish Council Members are:

Father Joel Hastings: [email protected]
Deacon John Weiske: [email protected]
Sue Meyer: [email protected]; 218-722-9163
Marlyn Sternal: (no e-mail); 218-724-1550
*Greg Stoewer: [email protected]; 218-879-4982
John Taffe: [email protected]; 218-491-4213
Tim Helwig
Elisabeth Cyr: [email protected]

*Council Chair

Finance Council

The Finance Council serves as a resource of knowledge and expertise on financial matters, placing these skills at the service of the pastor and the parish. Current members are:

Al Makynen - Trustee: [email protected]
Dave Steininger: 
Judy Goar: [email protected]
Frank Frederickson- Trustee: [email protected]
Bookkeeper: Carol Cyr: [email protected]