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Ron, Janelle and Jackie Einck stand by the shrine that was created in preparation for the Harvest Mass on Sunday.

Heralding the harvest: Einck farm in rural Iona is site of diocesan Mass

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IONA -- The grass has been mowed; the shrine has been built. The stage is set at the Ron and Janelle Einck farm for the 21st annual Diocese of Winona Harvest Mass.


Bishop John Quinn will celebrate the Mass Sunday afternoon at the rural Iona locale, and hundreds of guests are expected for the occasion.

"They've told us that it's typically right around 700 people," said Janelle.

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