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General Information:

Vacation Bible School (VBS) is a week-long program designed to foster the faith of children.  It is a fun-filled week of interactive and multimedia Bible Stories, music, movement, crafts, snacks, games, and drama - all interconnected by a theme of the day.  VBS is open to all children, ages 4 (by July 1) through rising 5th graders.  VBS begins 9:00 am and concludes at 12:00 noon each day of the week.

beeThe most important thing we can teach our kids is that God loves them.  As Catholics, we believe that we were created in God's image and likeness and that we were created by a loving God for the purpose of love (Catechism of the Catholic Church #355).

At Maker Fun Factory VBS, children don't just hear about God's love; they live it! They see it, touch it, sing it, taste it, and put it into action through prayers, discussion, God Sightings, Connecting Kids to Justice, and more.  As kids move from station to station, they move deeper into their understanding of and relationship with God.

May wonderful things happen at VBS when a child is immersed in discovering more about Christ.  A child will understand more about his or her own faith journey, more about Scripture and prayer and church teaching - and more about what it means to live a life of discipleship. 


2017 Registration Information

 Volunteers needed:  Youth Volunteer Information Page | Adult Volunteer Information Page

 St. Mary's Vacation Bible School 2017 Information ...

  • VBS will take place June 26-30, 2017 | 9:00 am - 12:00 noon each day.
  • VBS is open to all children, age 4 (by July 1) through rising 5th graders.
  • The Registration Fee is $20 per child.  Scholarships are available.  Contact John Sweet if you have questions.
  • Music CDs containing the songs from VBS are available for purchase - $5 each.  There will be limited supplies after VBS, so please pre-order when you register.

Use the following links to register ...

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.  There are limited spaces left for this year's VBS. 

Print the REGISTRATION FORM and return to the parish office. Please attach a Participant Medical Information form for each child.