UPDATE:  May 20, 2020:

Please read the letter from the MN Bishops to Governor Walz

regarding the resumption of public celebration of Mass.

Minnesota Bishop's Letter

For further updates from the Diocese,

please click on the link below:

Diocese of St. Cloud

Our Diocesan televised Mass reaches nearly all households in our diocese through network programming on KSTC-45 at 11:00am each Sunday morning. Featuring local priests, musicians, and lectors, this Mass is a wonderful opportunity for our homebound parishioners to enjoy their faith with the Diocese of Saint Cloud. Those who can’t watch the Mass on television are invited to view it online below.

Mass On-line

Father Joe will be doing Private Masses.

The Mass Intentions for are as follows:

May 2: + Judy Keller

May 5: + Janet Hoff

May 9: CCW Members - Living &                             Deceased

May 12: + Frank & Eileen Pozorski

May 16: + Earl Corrigan

May 19 + Deceased Parents of Jim &                           Donna Szczech

May 23: + David Leo Moeller

May 26: + Matt & Rosemary Koltes

May 30: + John Kaproth

June 2: + Janet Secord



Confessions have been cancelled by order of the Bishop. Only Confessions by appointment are allowed. Father Joe will offer appointment only confessions by drive up/drive thru. You can call 320-743-2481, extension #2 and leave a message for Fr. Joe.  You can also try: 320-743-6220.  Link for appointment only instructions

Welcome to
St. Lawrence Church​​

Fr. Joseph Backowski


Welcome, and thank you for visiting the new St. Lawrence Catholic Parish website.


St. Lawrence Parish is located in Duelm [Foley], Minnesota. We  are a community that began in 1863 and are a community of 350 families. We are twinned with St. Marcus Parish of Clear Lake.


We welcome all visitors to share in our times of prayer.


God bless you.

Fr. Joseph Backowski

Mass & Reconciliation

Saturday:  5:00 PM – St. Marcus




5:00 PM  – St. Marcus

8:00 AM – St. Lawrence

10:00 AM – St. Marcus



5:00 PM – St. Marcus

8:00 AM – St. Marcus

10:00 AM – St. Lawrence



Monday & Wednesday,

8:00AM – St. Marcus



8:00AM – St. Lawrence



St. Lawrence – Duelm

Sunday following Mass



St. Marcus - Clear Lake:

Saturday at 4:15 PM

or by appointment

About St Lawrence

We have been welcoming people through our doors since 1888.

Maybe you would like to join us for one of our liturgies, through our youth ministry or education programs, possibly through one of our social events? Or might you be in need of one of our many services that we provide?

Our helpful staff and many volunteers are here to make your experience at St. Lawrence one that characterizes our small town personality, warm, friendly and welcoming.


*During these times of fear and uncertainty, now more than ever, we need to cling to the hope we have in Jesus. Please consider tuning into Spirit 92.9 and K-yes on AM 1180 or 93.5 FM for messaging of hope and encouragement. We know that many people are seeking positivity during this time, and you will find exactly that on these two Christian stations. See below for where to listen on the radio, with live streaming.

Contemporary Christian music: Spirit 92.9 FM /www.spirit929.com / 

Catholic Talk Radio: K-yes on AM 1180 or 93.5 FM /www.kyesradio.com /

Bulletin Information

If you wish to put some thing in the bulletin, we need the information 1 week before the bulletin actually comes out. Please give St. Lawrence related information to Ann. Please give St. Marcus related information to Peggy.

Electronic Contributions

The Church of St Lawrence offers parishioners the choice to make contributions; once a month, electronically. No more messing around with envelopes or writing checks! It’s easy to set up. Call the office at 320-968-7502 for more information.