Message from Father Shelton: Sunday Mass Schedule Change

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Please allow me to update you on our ongoing consideration of modifying our Sunday Mass schedule. First, let’s review the progress up to this point. During our parish Open Forums held in October and November of 2015, several parishioners discussed the desirability of converting the three English Masses on Sundays into two Masses, especially …

Liturgical Schedule for the Sacred Paschal Triduum

(Note: Mass schedule during Holy Week follows the usual Mass schedule.  Holy Week begins on Palm Sunday and concludes Thursday afternoon.)   The high point of the Catholic liturgical year is the Sacred Passover Triduum, which lasts from Thursday evening to the Mass of the Resurrection on Saturday evening. Though spread out over several days, the Triduum is counted as one, …

All Saints and All Souls

Mass schedule for the Solemnity of All Saints: October 31st at 6 pm; November 1st at 6:30 am, 8 am, 12:10 pm, and in Spanish at 7 pm. Mass schedule for the Commemoration of All Souls: November 2nd at 6:30 am, 8 am, 12:10 pm, 6 pm and in Spanish at 7 pm. Through Christ we on earth remain in …

Outdoor Mass 09/23 (N.B.: no 10 am, 12 noon or 2 pm Mass)

Next Sunday, September 23 at 10:30 am: Outdoor Mass and Parish Picnic. (!!!There will be no 10 am, 12 noon or 2 pm Mass on Sunday, September 23rd!!!) Main Course: Barbecue. Drinks, plates and utensils will be provided. Parishioners, please bring the following potluck items: Last Names beginning with A-E–Desserts. Last Names beginning with F-N–Salads (Potato, Fruit & Green etc.) …

Independence Day Mass

Our celebration of the Holy Mass on Independence Day will be at 9 am in the church. Please note that this will be the only public Mass at Saint Mary’s on July 4th. In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one …

Parish Penance Service

Our next parish Penance Service (with visiting deanery priests) will be at 7 pm on Tuesday, November 28th. The Sacraments of Healing Christ, our physician, gives us two “sacraments of healing”: the Sacrament of Penance and the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick. Through these two sacraments, Christian priests continue Christ’s work of healing the followers of Christ. The Sacrament …

Lent Schedule

It’s time to prepare for Lent! Ash Wednesday is March 1st, and we will bless and impose ashes at the 6:30 am, 8 am, 12:10 pm, 6 pm Masses, and at 7:30 pm in Spanish. Our Penance Service will be Thursday, March 2nd at 7 pm, led by our Catholic Youth Organization. Stations of the Cross will be Fridays at …

Christmas Mass Schedule

Thursday, December 24th at: 4 pm, 6pm(Spanish/español), and 8 pm. Friday, December 25th at: 12 midnight, and 10 am. Mother of God Mass Schedule: Thursday, December 31st at: 6 pm. Friday, January 1st at: 6:30 am (Extraordinary Form), 8 am, and 7 pm (Spanish/español).