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Return to Mass News

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.

Return to Mass News

Thank you for your understanding! See you at Mass!

Graduates Video

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!

Video Link

OFFICE UPDATE - 5/26/2020

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! 

  • The PMC/Office will be opening up on Monday May 11th for our regular business hours of 8:30am - 4:30pm - closed from 12-1pm for lunch.  Please remember that large group gatherings/meetings are still not permitted under the Stay Safe Ohio order.  Please call the office at 419-782-2776 for any questions about meetings or gatherings
  • The Food Pantry remains open for clients on Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 2:30 - 4:30pm.
  • St. Vincent de Paul is available for those who need help with rent, utitlities, etc.  Please call the office at 419-782-2776 if you need assistance. 
  • You may still drop off any collections or envelopes in the office drop box.  
  • Please use the Emergency Phone number for urgent, emergencies ONLY.
  • You may still contact Fr Randy to set up appointments for Confession

Ringing & Praying in Pentecost

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!

Return to Mass

Return to Mass

We are so very happy to be announcing dates and times for our parish to return to public mass!

Weekend Mass times -beginning Saturday May 30th until further notice:

  • Saturday at 4:00pm
  • Sunday at 7:30am - Open to families with a member of the family who is 65+ and/or has a compromised immune system
  • Sunday at 9:30am
  • Sunday at 11:30am

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!

Letter from Fr Randy - 5/12/20

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