DateNight Ministry

A Ministry of St. Patrick

DateNight Ministry

Date Night Ministry is for married and engaged couples and designed to promote and lift up the Sacrament of Marriage. Come and meet new friends, re-connect with familiar faces and spend time with your spouse or “soon-to-be” spouse on Date Night!   For more information on our next event, please contact our Community Life Director, Linda Abel-Thomas.

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2019/2020 Schedule

August 10th:  Running Aces Race Track & Casino


Enjoy an evening with friends, local craft beer, dinner and Horse Racing!

15201 Zurich St, Columbus, MN 55025

Racing starts at 6pm

Join us in our private room and balcony for all the festivities including appetizers and a Burger Bar!

Cost per couple: $40

Includes: Dinner & 2 drink tickets!

Max of 25 couples


September 27th – Fall Colors Dinner Cruise

Stillwater River Boats, 525 South Main St, Stillwater

Leave dock at 6:30 pm, return to dock at 9pm

Cost per couple: $80

Includes: Cruise on The Anastasia, Dinner buffet, drink ticket

Max of 30 couples

February 8, 2020 – Valentine Bowling

Celebrate with your Valentine on a DateNight!

Bowlero, Hwy 65, Blaine, MN

check-in @ 6:45pm and get Shoes – Bowling and eating from 7-9pm

Cost per couple: $50

Includes: Delicious eats, 2 hours of bowling, shoe rental and prizes – Adult beverages not included.


Couples should arrive by 6:45 to get shoes and lane assignments. They can check in at the BOWL desk – straight back from the front doors. Lanes will shut down after the 2 hours of bowling so we will want to get started right away.

Food will start to be served at 7:10.  We will have pizza, breadsticks and soda for the 2 hours and can add bowls of salad as needed.  We will be set up next to the bar, people can order at the bar or through the server assigned to us.

Max of 25 couples

March 28th: FMSC & Billiards

FMSC 3 – 4:30pm: 401 93rd Ave NW, Coon Rapids

Carbones 5 – 10pm: 8525 Cottonwood St NW, Spring Lake Park

Cost per couple: $50

Includes:Dinner, lots of pool, including a Billiards tournament complete with prizes & 2 drink tickets!

Max of 25 couples


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Ministry Stats

Ministry Leader: Linda Abel-Thomas
Staff Contact: Linda Abel-Thomas
Schedule: Events throughout year

Age Groups: Adults, Seniors
Ministry Category: Social

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