The Church of St. Genevieve's was founded as a parish of the Archdiocese of St. Paul in 1853. 

As disciples of Jesus Christ, parishioners are called to worship God, to participate in life-long faith formation and to serve God in our communities.

St Genevieve Church

Fr. Greg's Notes

Dear Friends,

In this liturgical year, we usually hear from Mark.  Because Mark’s Gospel is the shortest in the Bible, we hear from John for a few weeks.  All four Gospels recount the multiplication of the loaves and fishes miracle.  John’s Gospel is the only one that reveals the source of the five barley loaves and two fish: a boy (Jn 6:1-15).

I imagine that many people brought food to this all-day event.  Once they saw the boy sharing, others decided to share, too, and all were fed.  Some people say that that way of thinking diminishes the Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes.  I say that Jesus could have raised his arms and commanded manna to come down from heaven to feed the crowd.  Definitely a miracle.  Instead, the words and actions of Jesus moved this lad to share what he had, which then moved others to share.  THAT is a miracle.

What do you have to share?

Fr. Greg Esty

Masses at St. Genevieve

Saturday 4:30 pm Mass - Parish Community Center (PCC)
Sunday 8:30 am Mass -St. John's Site in Hugo
Sunday 10:30 am Mass - PCC  (A MASK REQUIRED section available)
Wednesday 8:00 am Mass - St. Genevieve church in Centerville

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Parish Office
651.429.7937 (ph)   651.653.0071 (fax)
7087 Goiffon Rd Centerville 55038

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Office Hours:  9:30-4:00 Mon-Thurs;  7:30-11:00 Friday

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Faith Formation Center
651.426.1818      1664 Heritage St Centerville

Parish Community Center
6995 Centerville Rd Centerville

St. Genevieve Church
1683 Sorel St Centerville

St. John's Site
14363 Forest Blvd N Hugo