75th Anniversary Events

Bishop Adrian of Nashville established Saint Mary Parish on August 22nd, 1943. He did his part, and for 75 years we’ve done ours, relying always upon the grace of God. Now, it’s time to celebrate. We’ll have one anniversary event each month from Pentecost to Advent. Participants in each event will have a chance to win a framed image of …

75th Anniversary Commemorative Book

We are now scheduling individuals and families for their Life Touch portrait session.  You may sign up here. Once your session is complete, you will receive a complimentary 8×10 from Life Touch Photography and are under no obligation to purchase additional photos.  The photo of your free portrait will be included in our St. Mary Parish 75th Anniversary Commemorative Book.  This …

Saint Mary Parish Fall Festival

It’s Fall Festival time! Friday Oct. 27th Schedule (Family Life Center, 317 Vermont Ave.): Spaghetti Supper (hosted by the Knights of Columbus): 5:30-7:00 pm Silent Auction (hosted by CCW’s St. Lucy Guild): 5:30–9 pm Live Auction: 7:00 pm Saturday Festival: 10 am to 5 pm. The Saint Mary Parish Fall Festival began on September 29th, 1951 as a fundraising event to …

Parish Picnic–Founders Day

All Are Welcome Tuesday, August 22nd 6-8:30 in School Gym BBQ will be provided Please Bring a side dish, salad or dessert Please sign up this weekend after all Masses If you have any questions or would like to make a donation to help cover the cost of the BBQ please contact. Vilma DeClue at 482-5888 or vilmtf@gmail.com Or Micky …

MISSION MASS: Saint Mary’s in Your Home!

Father Shelton offers two monthly community Masses in the homes of our parishioners: on a Tuesday evening in Spanish, and on a Thursday evening in English. Each Mission Mass is followed by a community pot-luck supper. Call the parish office (482-2875) to arrange for Saint Mary’s to come to your home! Upcoming Mission Masses are published in the bulletin.

Welcome to St. Mary’s, Deacon Scott Haner!

We welcome Deacon Scott Haner from CRS, who will preach at our Sunday Masses this weekend. Deacon Scott Haner and his wife JoAnn have been married for over 30 years. Scott was ordained in 2008 after he and JoAnn completed formation classes. They have two adult daughters, Julie, living in Cincinnati and Lauren, living in Dayton.

Pastor’s Notes

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Two of our long-time parishioners passed away last Saturday. Helen Hochanadel passed away around noon, and Mildred Hare passed away a few hours later. May Helen and Mildred rest in the peace of Christ, and may their families remain living memorials of these two souls. For American Catholics, Monday is designated a day of …

Quarterly Open Forum

Our next quarterly Open Forum will be Tuesday, November 29th, from 6:00 pm to 6:50 pm, in Columbus Hall. This is an opportunity for parishioners to discuss questions, complaints, compliments and suggestions pertaining to our parish mission. The two parish councils (finance and pastoral) later review any relevant points of consensus that emerge during the forum.

Parish Open Forum: A Big Success!

Our Open Forum went very well last night. It is my hope that these forums, which I think we should schedule at least twice a year, will provide an opportunity for the Holy Spirit to speak through everyone as we work together to make our parish the best it can be for the Lord. At yesterday’s forum, we discussed a …