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Crucifixion Catholic Church of La Crescent, MN

Crucifixion Catholic Church
423 South Second Street
La Crescent, MN  55947

"A welcoming community

of Spirit-filled disciples,

serving others

through God's love."


Crucifixion Church is an active parish in La Crescent, MN, with more than 700 families and a 130 student school.  Crucifixion Parish is a Catholic community that invites and encourages all to live a faith-filled journey with Jesus Christ. Join us at one of our weekend Masses or look to this website for areas of interest to you and your family. If you wish to register or update your family information the form can be found under the forms tab.

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Get Involved

Crucifixion Parish has many opportunities for involvement.  The easiest way to become involved is to speak with someone who is already participating in an activity that interests you. They can point you in the right direction for training or participation in that activity. Use the Sign Up Genius to sign up as Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors, Altar Servers, Rosary Leaders and Gift Bearers.    

More Ways to Be Involved

Our parish is a vibrant family! There is always something happening! Check out our upcoming events!

Living Stations of the Cross

Soup Supper and Stations Come Alive

Following our final Soup Supper on Wednesday, April 5th, our Middle School Edge Ministry Students will be presenting the Living Stations of the Cross. Come join us as the students bring to life Jesus' journey to the cross through their powerful, prayerful interpretation. The presentation will begin at 7:00pm in the church.


Join Us!


  June 10, 2023  Mankato, MN

Join us for nationally known and inspiring speakers as people from across the diocese gather to grow in their faith, expand their appreciation for the Eucharist, and connect with other Christians!  Tickets: $38.77 for adults, $17 for children aged 8-17, and children aged 7 and below are free, and can be purchased online at, Click on This Is My Body, Register.  Prices increase after April 1.    Round trip transportation from Crucifixion to Mankato available for $20. Bus reservations are due  April 15. Call the Crucifixion parish office to reserve a spot on the bus.    This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for many of us. 

KC Fish Fries

           KC Lenten Fish Fry

 Friday March 31, Crucifixion auditorium    4:30-7:30pm.   Ticket price:  $15 includes batter fried fish, coleslaw, beans, fries/baked potato, dinner roll, coffee and milk. Tickets are available at both parish/school offices  or at the door.

Triduum Schedule

Holy Thursday, April 6:  7:00 pm

Good Friday, April 7:  3:00 pm Crucifixion

Easter Vigil:  Saturday, April 8:  7:00 pm Crucifixion

Easter Sunday: Sunday April 9:  8:00 am St. Peter's

                                                                        9:30 am Crucifixion

Mass Schedule

Saturday 5:00 pm @ Crucifixion Church

Sunday 8:00 am @ St. Peter's, Hokah

Sunday 9:30 am @ Crucifixion Church

Reconciliation Schedule

Saturday: 4:00-4:40 at Crucifixion

Tuesday: 5:00-5:20 pm at Crucifixion  

Sunday: 7:30-7:50 am at St.  Peter's, Hokah 

THE CHURCH IS OPEN for private prayer.  Please use the side doors by the sacristy and the children’s room.  The front doors will remain locked.   

Weekdays 7:40 am – 5:00 pm
Saturdays 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sundays 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Catholic Ministries Appeal 2023

The ministries and outreach supported by the Catholic Ministries Appeal:
Vocations Discernment
Catholic Schools
Faith Formation & Youth Ministry Programs
Marriage and Family Life

2023 Parish Goal = $37,900.00


Every gift makes a difference!


Safe Environment

Diocese of Winona ‐ Child Sexual Abuse Policy Information

The Diocese of Winona will provide a prompt, appropriate and compassionate response to reporters of sexual abuse of a child by any diocesan agent (employees, volunteers, vendors, religious or clergy). Anyone wishing to make a report of an allegation of sexual abuse should call the Victim Assistance Coordinator at 507‐454‐2270, Extension 255. A caller will be asked to provide his or her name and telephone number. Individuals are also encouraged to take their reports directly to civil authorities. The Diocese of Winona is committed to protecting children, young people and other vulnerable people in our schools, parishes and ministries. The diocesan policy is available on the diocesan web site at under the Safe Environment Program. If you have any questions about the Diocese of Winona's implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, please contact Mary Hamann, at 507‐858‐1244, or


Reredos After


Reverend John L. Evans, II

Parish Office Business Manager

Bonnie Schmitz-Hrabak 

Director of Faith Formation and Youth Ministry

Rebecca Schumacher


Rev. Mr. Gerald Trocinski


Parish Trustees:
Dan Schmitz and Len Huegel
Finance Council:
Chairman - Dan Schmitz, Vice Chairman - Len Huegel, Secretary - Lois Hund  Members at large:   Sarah Danielson, Mike Trnka, and Tim Teske

Pastoral Council :
Chairperson:  Char Sperbeck,  Vice-Chairperson:  Wendy Fechner,  Secretary - John Radecki  Members at large:  Janine Ausdemore, Lisa Inglett, and Bob Pitel

Parish Nurses:
Ruth Berns and Jane Welch

Doug Harpenau
Administrative Assistant:
Kristi Mormann