Triduum and Easter Sunday Schedule

DUE TO SEATING RESTRICTIONS AT EACH OF THE FOLLOWING CELEBRATIONS, PLEASE SIGN UP NOW ON THE MAIN PAGE OF THE PARISH WEBSITE.   Passover Triduum schedule: Maundy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7 pm.  Good Friday Celebration of the Lord’s Passion: 7 pm.  Holy Night Easter Vigil: 8:30 pm. Easter Sunday Mass schedule (!!!NOTE CHANGE FROM USUAL SUNDAY SCHEDULE!!!): 8 am, 9:30 am, 11 am, …

Use of the Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine

WASHINGTON– On March 2, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Doctrine, and Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, issued a statement on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine recently approved for use in the United States. “The …

Pastor’s Update

Dear Friends in Christ, I thank Dave Duhamel for organizing our Lenten mission: “Conviction, Contrition, Conversion”.  Sr. Scholastica, OP, will lead us in exploring how the intellect, emotions and will help us enter into Lent.  See details and sign-up on our parish website. The teaching staff in our school is now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and many of …

Ash Wednesday

Blessing and Imposition of Ashes (by sprinkling, rather than tracing) will take place during the following celebrations of Mass: 6:30 am 8 am 12:10 pm 6 pm 7 pm (Spanish) Seating and capacity restrictions remain in place inside the church. Masking and social distancing are required. If you have any symptoms of COVID-19, please remain at home and follow official recovery …

40 Days to 40 Friends

Dear Friends in Christ, As we make our final preparations for the Lenten journey that leads us to Easter, I invite you to make this year’s journey one that will strengthen our parish by building friendships. There are parishioners you know well, parishioners you’d like to know better, and parishioners you don’t yet know at all. Our Lenten journey together …

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The parish office is closed today (January 18th) for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.   PRAYER FOR THE PROGRESS OF PEOPLES O God, who gave one origin to all peoples and willed to gather from them one family for yourself, fill all hearts, we pray, with the fire of your love and kindle in them a desire for the just …

Candlemas Day

Candlemas Day: The Feast of the Presentation Tuesday, February 2nd Candlemas is celebrated 40 days after Christmas, when Saints Joseph and Mary processed to the Jerusalem Temple and obediently presented Jesus to His Heavenly Father, ritually proclaiming: “With a strong hand the LORD brought us out of Egypt, out of a house of slavery. When Pharaoh stubbornly refused to let …

Employment Opportunity

Open Position Capital Campaign Manager  St. Mary’s Catholic School  Oak Ridge, TN          St. Mary’s is an elementary school located in historic Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Founded in 1950, she serves students in Pre-school (ages 3 and 4) through 8th grade. Students excel in numerous local, regional, and national contests throughout the year, including math competitions, science fairs, essay contests, art contests, …