Saint Wendelin’s COVID-19 response.

Page updated as of October 28, 2020 at 2:00 PM.
(Note: videos from our YouTube channel are automatically imported at the bottom of the page as they are uploaded.)


  • The obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and other holydays continues to be dispensed by Bishop Thomas in accordance with the Code of Canon Law.
  • Please find some way to make the Lord’s Day holy if you are unable or feel uncomfortable attending Mass. Possibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Watch a livestreamed or previously recorded Sunday Mass on our Facebook page
    • Pray the Liturgy of the Hours (download the iBreviary app – available on all phone/tablet platforms)
    • Read the Sunday readings and reflect upon them (usccb.org/bible/readings)
    • Spend a certain amount of time in prayer
Please note, that the diocesan guidelines (available here) that were enacted by the Office of Divine Worship and Bishop Thomas on May 8 and revised on June 10 have been extended through September 1. Having received no notice of revocation, they continue to be in effect.

For those wishing to visit the church building, here are the most up-to-date policies as of September 3, 2020:

As it has always been, your safety is most important. For those who fall into the high risk categories as determined by the WHO and CDC, please stay at home. There is no safer place than your own domicile.

The Church is open for prayer:

  • Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM,
  • Saturday: 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM,
  • Sunday: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM.

Fr. Poggemeyer will be available for individual confessions:

  • Sunday: 7:00 AM – 7:50 PM and 10:00 – 10:50 AM
  • Tuesday: 4:40 PM – 5:10 PM
  • Friday: 8:20 AM – 8:50 AM
  • Saturday: 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
  • First Saturday: 8:15 AM – 8:50 AM

Please sanitize your hands when entering the church and after leaving.

The Parish Office is open for business but please limit visits as much as possible. You may still call the office for anything you may need.


Watch Masses, Worship, and Other Prayer Events here or on our Facebook page.

You can view our videos on either Facebook or YouTube. Here are the links.

  • Facebook (www.facebook.com/StWendelinChurch) – please note: you do not need to have a Facebook account to see our posts. Since we are a public page, all posts are visible even without needing to log in. Videos are available after they are finished broadcasting live.
  • YouTube Channel (scroll down to the bottom of this page for a gallery) (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4zUiXtDmtQz0TLMbqVC5SQ) – once Live videos have ended, they will be uploaded to YouTube.