St. Dominic has ministered to Catholics in the Northfield area since 1869. The parish now serves the spiritual needs of over 1,400 registered households. We offer faith formation at all levels, outreach programs, and many ways to be involved in the Mass.

We invite you to worship with us and share in our ministry.

Update from Archbishop Hebda

Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda offers an update on the reorganization process in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.


News and Events

  • Now Hiring! – Looking for part-time work?  We’re looking for a Faith Formation Secretary, working on average 20 hours per week, although actual work varies according to the FF Schedule. The Faith Formation secretary should be responsible and organized with an eye to detail in assisting the director to implement the Faith Formation program. The secretary should be a person knowledgeable about and living the teachings of the Catholic church. The secretary assists the director of Faith Formation in the following capacities:
    • 1) Organizing class lists, recording registrations and permissions, contact information, VIRTUS documentation for Wednesday program, Confirmation program, Vacation Bible Camp, and Mission Trip.
    • 2) Creating documents and name badges with Word and Excel
    • 3) Setting-up and assisting with Wednesday programs, weekend sacramental meetings, VBC, Christmas pageant, NAPS, and other youth program events
    • 4) Contacting families through mailings and phone calls, and through managing the program calendar
    • 5) Organizing lesson binders and materials for teachers
      Contact the Parish Office to apply.
  • CROP Hunger Walk – Join churches around Northfield to raise money to stop hunger.  25% of the proceeds stay in Northfield with the Community Action Center.  75% of our earnings go to Catholic Relief Services.  Want a pledge sheet?  Here!  (nb: Fr. Denny recommends you pledge by cash or check to individuals so that we are sure the money will go to CRS.  But you can still have an online profile and update donations manually!)
  • Faith Formation available for children and Adults!
    • RCIA: Journey of Faith – Contact Fr. Denny or ReJean Schulte for meetings.  Parish-wide Gospel Reading Discussions will meet on Oct. 24th, Dec. 5th,  Jan. 16th, Feb. 20th, and Mar. 20th.
    • Faith Formation Classes Are Go! – Faith Formation for PreK-10th Grade is running Wednesday nights.  See the links below or the Faith Formation page for full information.
  • Spanish First Communion and Catechism classes will begin soon.  Contact the Parish Office or Claudia Roman Jimenez for information.
  • Power Our Parish With Prayer – Do you want to help the parish, but are unsure how to do it?  Take a pledge to improve your prayer life and pray for monthly intentions from the church and the school.  After each parish staff meeting, I will contact you with stories of how your prayers are working and new intentions.  Fill out the form to join our prayer ranks today!
  • The latest local events and help organizations can be found under the Resources page.
  • Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook!

Need a few words of wisdom? Watch a short video from Fr. Mike Schmitz about lots of different topics!

MaryLa Comunidad Hispana les invita a la Misa los domingos a las 12:30 p.m. Contamos con los siguientes ministerios y grupos: coro, lectores, ministros de la Eucaristía, RICA, grupo de Oración y Sanación, Jóvenes Adultos y catequesis para el Bautizo, Matrimonio y Primera Comunión. Para más información de la comunidad hispana y el comité hispano, hacer clic en Comunidad Hispana de Santo Domingo.