Parish News and Developments

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Area Catholic Community Update

Our parish is taking the first steps in working as an Area Catholic Community with the parishes of Opole, Bowlus, Royalton, North Prairie. Fr. Tom has been appointed pastor of Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church in Opole. Royalton will take on the Bowlus parish. For the next year we will operate as 2 units with some programs working with all 5 parishes. Next July will form the five parishes together. The Mass schedule is :

Saturday Masses

5:00pm Rice

8:00pm North Prairie


Sunday Masses

8:00am Royalton

8:30am Rice

10:00am Bowlus

10:30am Opole



Baptism Class

The next Baptism class will be 7pm Wednesday, December 2 at Immaculate Conception Church in Rice. Please call the office to confirm your attendance.

Homebound Communion

If you are homebound and would like to receive communion on Sunday's please call Deacon Carl Nord at 266-0287

Natural Family Planning Classes

For more information about these classes call Ann Marschel at 320-290-6311, or email Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP instruction and follow-up.





New Members

  • Please extend a warm welcome to our newly registered members: Isaac & Allison Popp with their son Landon. Welcome to the parish!

  • Also welcome newly registered members: Alex & Kendra Ripka with their daughter Nevaeh. Welcome to the parish!

Welcome through Baptism

Please welcome into our parish family Bailey Marie, daughter of Emily & Charlie who was baptized into our faith on November 23, 2019.

Welcome through Baptism

Please welcome into our parish family Wesley Matthew, son of Amanda & Devan who was baptized into our faith on November 24, 2019.


Welcome through Baptism

Please welcome into our parish family Olivia Jo, daughter of Adam & Kayla Klein who was baptized into our faith on October 19, 2019.

SCRIP Program

Remember to use scrip cards for all your shopping! We have cards for J.C. Penney, Kohl's, Old Navy, Gap, Shopko, Target & Wal-Mart, local gas stations, many resturant and fast food venues in the area on hand, ready for purchase. Scrip cards are available at the parish office during the week.

Thank you in advance for your participation.

Our Sympathies

Our parish extends our deepest sympathy to:

-The family of John Duea whose funeral Mass was November 23. May his soul rest in peace. 

-The family of Dolores Popp whose funeral Mass was November 27. May her soul rest in peace. 

-The family of Richard Aschenbrenner whose funeral Mass was November 28. May his soul rest in peace. 

Volunteers needed for Foley CARE Program

Volunteers are being sought as drivers for area seniors to get to their medical appointments. There is an immediate need for help in the Rice area. Please contact the C.A.R.E. office at 320-968-7848.


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145 2nd Ave NE

Rice, Minnesota 56367


Phone: 393-2725

Fax: 393-7507


Office Address: 130 1st Ave NE

 PO Box 189 Rice, MN 56367

Immaculate Conception

Mass Schedule
Weekend Masses:

Saturday: 5 pm


8:00 am (July – Dec)

10:00 am (Jan – June)


Weekday Masses:

Wednesday: 8 am

Friday: 8 am


Reconciliation: Saturday 4:00 pm

Mission Statement

We, the faith community of Immaculate Conception Church in Rice, are called by God's Word to worship together, grow in our faith, share our gifts, and build the Body of Christ. 

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