St. Eloi Catholic Church

Physical Address: 306 W. McQuestion  Ghent, MN 56239


Mailing Address to the Parish Office address:

St. Eloi Church

408 North Washington Street

Minneota, MN 56264


St. Eloi Parish Office Phone: 507-428-3285


Parish/AFC Office Address:  408 N Washington St  Minneota, MN 56264

     North end of “KC Hall”


AFC Office hours:  Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 

                        8am - 11:45 /12:45 - 4:30 pm


Parish Secretary:  Caren Buysse

Telephone - 507-872-6346

E-mail -


Pastor:  Father Todd Petersen


Telephone: 507-227-2657 (In case of emergency)

Rectory Address:  409 N Adams St  Minneota, Minnesota 56264

Click here for his personal page, link to his podcast Homilies, etc.


Bruce Bot                   Travis Welsh                 Jason Myhre        

         507-828-7012               507-829-0986                507-829-2829


AFC Religious Ed Director:  Corissa Van Keulen 



St. Edward's Catholic School - 201 W. 4th St.  Minneota,  56264

Principal: Mrs. Jaci Garvey -

School Secretary: Trudy Banks

School Office: 507-872-6391

School Website:


Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Joy Wambeke - 507-532-7290

Teresa Myhre - 507-872-5122

Jennifer Rabaey - 507-532-7532

Sacramental Information

Baptismal Preparation

Call Office 507-872-6346 for information on picking a Godparent click here. See the Baptism Preparation page.


RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

If you or someone you know is interested in joining our Church, or in learning more about the Catholic Church please contact Deacon Bruce Bot at 507-828-7012. See the RCIA Page.


Marriage Preparation

Please Contact Fr. Todd and Parish Office before confirming a date no less than 6 months in advance. See the Marriage Preparation Page.


Anointing of the Sick (Extreme Unction)

If you have a serious illness, are facing hospitalization and/or surgery, please contact Fr. Todd at 507-227-2657 to arrange to receive the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick.

Moving / Change of Address

If you are moving or changing your address please contact the Parish Office at 507-872-6346.

​  We need to keep our records current.  If you know of a family member that has moved away and is no longer a member here please have them call in to take their name off the registry. Thank you!

St. Eloi Parish Registration New Membership Form

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