Welcome, and thank you for visiting St. Mary Catholic Community online. We hope that our website highlights the wide variety of worship, fellowship, and service opportunities available. Please feel free to read more about our church on this site, or come in for a visit. We would love to greet you and share with you our love for Jesus Christ and for you, our neighbor.
Please see the new tab above on the Home Page - Return to Mass News - for directives on the Safe Return to Mass at St Mary's.
Thank you for your understanding! See you at Mass!
Click on the Video Link below to view our amazing video recognizing our St Mary's Parish Graduates! This video is also posted on the Youth Group page of this website!
Special thanks to Rebecca Follett for conceptualizing this great idea and Madeline Glassford for composing the video!
CHURCH PRAYER UPDATE - The Church will be closed on Mondays & Fridays for cleaning & sanitizing, beginning 5/26/2020 until further notice. The church will be open on Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursdays for 8am Mass and afterward for personal private prayer - please remember to social distance and hand wash.
REMINDER - The Office is open for regular business hours of 8:30am - 12pm & 1-4:30pm. We ask that all appointments or guests please remember to wear a mask, use the hand sanitizer at the door, and practice safe social distancing. The Church will also be open during regular business hours for private, personal prayer - please remember to hand wash and social distance.
Please remember to follow the Ohio Guidelines for Responsible Restart Ohio - posted below.
Thank you for your patience and understanding!
As we look forward with joy to the reopening of public Masses for Pentecost, please join us in TWO EXCITING INITIATIVES that begin on Friday, May 22.
1. Pray the Holy Spirit Novena
2. Place a red ribbon outside your home
Get all the details at http://reconnecttoledo.org/pentecost Share this information so your friends can join us all as we look forward to being together soon.
Also, in celebration of our return to public Masses, Bishop Daniel Thomas is encouraging all of the parishes to ring their church bells on May 30th at 3:00PM. Let our joy ring out as we return to Mass!
Weekday Mass times - beginning Tuesday, May 26th:
8am on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
We look forward to seeing you back in church and appreciate your patience and understanding with the measures we take to keep our parish safe and healthy!
If you still have a Rice Bowl or a donation toward this ministry, please bring to the PMC by Friday, May 29,2020.
THANK YOU for your generosity!
Did you know St. Mary's has a Facebook page?
Check it out - https://www.facebook.com/StMaryDefiance
You can find upcoming events, info , and happenings for the church!