Divine Mercy Sunday

Three conditions for the Divine Mercy Sunday plenary indulgence: A plenary indulgence is granted under the usual conditions (sacramental confession, Eucharistic communion and prayer for the intentions of Supreme Pontiff) to the faithful who, on the Second Sunday of Easter or Divine Mercy Sunday, in any church or chapel, in a spirit that is completely detached from the affection for …

Employment Opportunity: Youth Ministry Coordinator

Saint Mary Parish, Oak Ridge is seeking a full-time youth ministry coordinator for our youth ministry programs (junior and senior high).  Send résumé to: pastor [at] stmarysoakridge.org. Purpose of Position:  The Youth Minister Coordinator (director) is a member of the parish staff who provides primary leadership for the design and implementation of parish ministry to its youth. Responsibilities & Expectations: …

Happy Easter, and Some Sad News

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I hope you’re all having a happy Easter Octave.  After celebrating the Palm Sunday, Sacred Triduum and Easter Octave without the presence of parishioners last year, I’m very grateful that we had a sizable representation of the parish for these celebrations this year.  Thank you for your patience and innovation over these past twelve …