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Upcoming Events

The Blessing of the Throats will be offered at 8am Mass at St Mary Catholic Church on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021.

As Ash Wednesday approaches, we will be collecting palms from last year to burn for ashes. Baskets will be available for drop off from January 23 through February 14 in church or in the PMC during business hours.  

Ash Wednesday is Wednesday, February 17th - Mass will be offered at 8AM, 5PM, & 7PM. 

Annual Financial Report

Please see below for the opening letter to our Annual Financial Report.  You can find the full report as the first item on the Home drop down above or click HERE to be taken to the page.  

Thank you as always for your generous support of our parish!

 

 

Save the Dates - Co-Parish Mission

Join us for our Annual Co-Parish Mission with Keith Nester, Down to Earth Ministries

Keith is a former pastor/youth pastor with more than 20 years in full-time ministry. Keith has served in the United Methodist, Assembly of God, and Evangelical Free churches. In 2017, Keith resigned from his full-time ministry position and joined the Catholic Church. In 2018, he felt the call of God to write a book about what life is like for converts in their 1st year: "The Converts Guide to Roman Catholicism: Your First Year in the Church" Through the ministry of Down to Earth, Ketih uses his preaching gifts to speak at churches and events about faith, theology, and the journey to Catholicism.  

Talk Dates, Titles, & Descriptions:

Monday, Feb 22 @ 6:30PM - How Mary Brought Me to Jesus: The role the Blessed Mother played on Keith's journey to the church and the impact the Rosary has had on his life

Tuesday, Feb 23 @ 6:30PM - What's So Great About Being Catholic? : Inspire people from all walks of Catholicism to gain a deeper appreciation of their faith

Wednesday, Feb 24 @ 6:30PM - Evangelism Close to Home: Practical steps for families to live their Catholic faith to the fullest

Second Hour Spring Schedule

Please see the Second Hour Spring Schedule below

To view this document larger, please go to the Second Hour page and click on the Spring Schedule link. 

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