We are a warm, welcoming parish community located approximately 30 miles north of Brainerd, MN in the heart of the Lake Country. We have been established in the community of Emily since 1951. We invite you to come and worship with us anytime you are in the area!

The Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus

Please watch the video to see Bishop Daniel's message and an interview with some of the sisters from the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus.

Mass Times

Sunday Mass at St. Emily's is 10:30 am

Daily Masses at St. Emily's are:

Wednesdays at 8:30 am and every Friday (except for the first Friday of each month) at 8:30 am.

The Angelus & the Rosary are at 8:00 am before Daily Mass
Eucharistic adoration is on Wednesdays from:
9:00 am-3:00 pm

First Friday Masses are celebrated at Whitefish at the Lakes Senior Living in Crosslake at 10:00 am.

Please check the Parish Calendar for all available Masses for our cluster.

Reconciliation is the first Saturday of each month at 10:30 am, and the second and fourth Sundays of each month before the 10:30 am Mass. You may also make an appointment for private confession by contacting Fr. David.

There will be First Saturday Devotions and Mass on the first Saturday of each month. Mornings begin at 9:45 am with prayers for the Intentions of Pope Francis and recitation of the Rosary. Mass is at 10:00 am followed by confession at the usual time of 10:30 am.

Please DOUBLE CHECK times/cancellations by consulting the Parish Calendar (click the tab above) or look at the Event Calendar listing in the bulletin. Thank you!

Office Hours

Monday 9:30 am-2 pm
Tuesday Noon- 2 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am-2 pm
Thursday 9:30 am-2 pm
Friday 9:30 am-2 pm


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Fr. David Forsman, Pastor

Deacon James Kirzeder

Deacon Barry Olson



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