Morrison County Polish Catholic Churches/Cemeteries


St. Joseph Church (originally St. Hedwig)

33009 Nature Road
Foley, MN 56329

St. Joseph Cemetery

33173 County Road 26
Morrill, MN 


Holy Trinity Church

216 2nd St. North
Royalton, MN 56373

Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery

2-98 North 5th St.
Royalton, MN 56373

Royalton Abandoned Cemetery

There is an old cemetery which is believed to have been part of the early Holy Trinity Church in Royalton. The Morrison County Historical Society may have more information on this cemetery.


The original Holy Cross Church was in Platte, Minnesota, was built in 1904 and burned down in 1917. The church was then moved to Harding, MN, which is 2.5 miles away from Platte.

Holy Cross Church (Current Church)

29482 243rd St. 
Harding, MN 56364

Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery- Platte

This small cemetery has not been used since the 1920s and is said to be hard to find. It is currently maintained by Holy Cross Church in Harding.

Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery – Pierz/Harding

29482 243rd St.
Pierz, Minnesota 56364

North Prairie

Holy Cross Church (founded in 1872)

14891 Gable Road
North Prairie, MN 

Holy Cross Cemetery

Intersection of County Road 21 and Gable Road 
North Prairie, MN 


St. Stanislaus Church

9406 Church Circle
Sobieski, MN 56345

St. Stanislaus Cemetery

Cable Road (across the street from the church)
Sobieski, MN 56345

Little Falls

Our Lady of Lourdes (established in 1917 by Poles)

208 West Broadway
Little Falls, MN 56345

The basement of the church was dug by Polish immigrants using picks, shovels, horses and scrappers. The foundation was made of native granite quarried in St. Cloud.

Our Lady of Lourdes parish school was established by the Benedictine Sisters in 1919.

Book about Our Lady of Lourdes Parish
The History of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish
by John D. Lauer
Can be ordered through the church website.

Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery

Highway 27 West
Little Falls, MN 56345

St. Adelbert Church (established in 1900)

307 7th St. Southeast 
Little Falls, MN 56345

  • Poles broke away from Holy Redeemer of Sacred Heart Church that they shared with Germans to form their own parish.
  • Saint Adelbert’s Church was extensively damaged by fire in 1953.
  • The parish merged with St. Mary’s Church in 1970.
  • St. Adelbert’s church building was sold and demolished in 1976.

St. Adelbert Cemetery

Airport Road
Little Falls, MN 56345


St. Stanislaus Kostka Church (dedicated in 1910)

428 Main Street
Bowlus, MN 56314

  • The Soo Railroad donated one block of land to the church.
  • Originally assigned as a mission church to Holy Cross in North Prairie. 

St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery

40th St. and 120th Avenue
Bowlus, MN 56314


Sacred Heart Church

18 Pine Street
Flensburg, MN 56328
This church has a traditional Latin Mass. 

Sacred Heart Cemetery

Flensburg, MN 

  • This is the old Parish Cemetery of Sacred Heart Church
  • Located east of the church (behind the church)
  • Many years ago, the hard soil became too difficult to dig, so the Parish established a new cemetery
  • The Main Parish Cemetery of Sacred Heart Church is now located south of the church on the south end of town. Contact the Parish Office for more information.
  • The FInd-A-Grave link has a detailed description about the history of the cemetery.


St. Edward’s Catholic Church

8550 MN-238
Elmdale, MN 56314

St. Edward’s Cemetery

8550 MN-238
Elmdale, MN 56314
The cemetery is located behind the church.