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OUR DIRECTORIES HAVE ARRIVED!

Free copies are available for all of our parishioners while supplies last.  Copies for those that had portraits taken have been reserved. 

 

 

St. Patrick's Day

Special Dispensation Announcement
The Bishop has declared a Special Dispensation for St. Patrick's Day.  Read the letter here.

 


Programs Announced


All programs scheduled for 6:30 pm

Cinematic Stations of the Cross:  (March 3 at St. Matthew)  An ancient spiritual exercise focusing on Christ’s Passion. Video clips from Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of Christ” will be matched with traditional Stations and you will experience them in a powerful new way. (not recommended for children)
Eucharistic Adoration:  (March 10 at St. Mary’s)  A prayer form of reflection and thanksgiving focusing on our relationship with God and in the Eucharist specifically. Please join us for an evening of history, music and reflection.
Labyrinth:  (March 17 at St. Matthew)  The labyrinth is a walking meditation, a path of prayer. Walking the Labyrinth quiets the mind, opens the heart and grounds the body. Labyrinth Quest an organization that teaches this prayer form will provide instruction and a brief history
Stations of the Cross:  (March 24 at St. Mary’s)  The Stations of the Cross is also known as the "Way of the Cross", the "Via Crucis", and the "Via Dolorosa." It commemorates 14 key events on the day of Christ's crucifixion.
Liturgical Dance/Our Father:  (March 31 at St. Matthew)  Saint Teresa of Avila known as a Spiritual Director for the ages has much to teach us about life and prayer. Come enjoy the conversations, music and liturgical dance.
Evening Prayer:  (April 7 at St. Mary’s)  Evening prayer is an excellent practice to deepen one’s relationship with God.   Sr. Joan Sobala, SSJ will share her thoughts and lead us in Evening Prayer or Vespers.

Moving to Friday Nights!


Lenten Soup Suppers are back and will precede our weekly programs; this year on Friday nights.

5:30 to 6:30 pm as follows:

  • March 3 at St. Matthew
  • March 10 at St. Mary’s
  • March 17 at St. Matthew
  • March 24 at St. Mary’s
  • March 31 at St. Matthew
  • April 7 at St. Mary’s


Sacrament of Confession
Day of Penance & Mercy
Tuesday, March 28th

“Confession is the sacrament of the tenderness of God, his way of embracing us”
                                               --Pope Francis

Confessions will be heard at:
St. Mary’s: 12:30 to 2:00 pm
St. Matthew:  4:00 to 7:30pm

 
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Emmaus Journey Group

Join the group as we plan Lenten Programs

Lent is fast approaching and the Emmaus Journey group is working very hard to confirm dates for our programs.  The group meets at 7:00 pm on the following dates: March 6 at St. Mary’s, April 3rd at St. Matthew. Please join us in planning and preparation for this Holy Season. Volunteers are needed. Contact information is chasgardner1241@gmail.com , or call 727-0079. So that you are familiar with our planning team, if you see one of them say hi to: Lisa Norris, Courtney Milford, Maggi Masci, Curt Hill, Barb Shafer, Joe Shafer, Sheila Gotham, Mary Jo Dussault, Paul Maginn, Fr. Hoan, Cris Wensel, and me, Charlie Gardner.

 

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Masses

Saturday:
St. Matthew - 4:30 pm
First Saturday:
St. Mary's - 9:00 am

Sunday: 
St. Mary's - 8:30 am
St. Matthew - 10:30 am

Weekdays:  9:00 am
St. Mary's - Mon & Wed
St. Matthew:  Tues & Thurs

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