Celebrate the Eucharist
October 25, 2020
Watch Mass - https://youtu.be/i-KBEdytQIk
Confessions - Saturdays, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Weekday Masses - Tuesday - Friday, 9:00 am
NOTE: The Sacrament of Reconciliation will NOT take place at Saint Mary's on October 24 at 3:30. Fr. Renninger has a wedding at another location on Saturday afternoon, so he will not be available to hear Confessions that day. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available as usual on Oct. 31 from 3:30-4:30 PM in the Chapel.
Parish News and Events
NEW Mass of Remembrance - All Souls Day - Join us on Monday, November 2 at 7:00 pm for our Mass of Remembrance. Click here for more information and to register. Registration is for this Mass is required.
Join us each Tuesday evening during the month of October for Evening Prayer in the “Taizé” style. Click here for more information and to register. Registration for this event is required.
The HealthNotes page of our website has been updated with information from our Parish Nurse Ministry. It includes their latest note: "When Two Illnesses Collide: The Approaching Twindemic."
St. Mary's Schedule ...
- The parish offices are open Monday through Friday from 9 am to 3 pm.
- The church is available for personal prayer on weekdays between 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Please enter the building through the lower level office entrance and check-in with the receptionist.
From the USCCB
Click here to visit the Civilize It webpage to learn more.
We know that during this difficult time many parishioners may have to change their giving habits or giving levels. However, in order to keep our parish and its ministries running in these difficult times we need to have regular income. If you can give during this time, please consider using one of the following methods:
- Register for E-Giving here or click the icon.
- Text “Donate” to 18042590555 on your smartphone
- Mail your regular giving envelope to the parish via the US Postal Service
- Drop your giving to the parish office during office hours
- Use your bank’s BillPay option if possible, to send a check to St. Mary’s
We thank you for your generosity to St. Mary’s Catholic Church!
Adult Formation Opportunities
Women's Book Study - Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World: Finding Intimacy with God in the Busyness of Life, by Joanna Weaver. Join us on Wednesday, November 4 or Friday, November 6. Click here for more information and to register to participate.
Fall Scripture Reflection Series - Join us for Learning and Living the Sunday Gospel as we explore the Sunday readings leading up to and during the season of Advent. Each session starts with a video reflection provided by Fr. Renninger. There are multiple days and times being offered. Click here for full information and to register for one of the sessions.
Advent Bible Study - Advent is about watching and waiting. Join us for this six-week study beginning November 5. Click here for more information and to register.
Into the Breach - The Knights of Columbus Council 14129 invites all Catholic men of St. Mary’s parish to join us at our monthly Into the Breach video series and discussion via ZOOM. The next discussion will be on October 28 at 7:00 pm. Click here for more information and link to participate.
“The Turning Point” – A Study of the Gospel of John - this is the next "Beer - Brotherhood - Bonding" study and it will focus on the Gospel of John and Eight Encounters with Jesus That Will Change Your Life. Join us for an introduction – Come and Learn More! – Monday, October 19th @ 7:30 pm. Click here for more information.
Updates from St. Mary's
Please read our Daily Emails to get the latest information from St. Mary's.
The latest PARISH-WIDE EMAIL (10/23/2020) can be read online HERE.
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Watch our Sunday Mass - October 18, 2020 - https://youtu.be/ExrnEWZziZs
See all past videos and reflections on our Daily Reflections page.
Learn more about our school at www.saintmary.org.
Let Us Pray ...
Fr. Renninger and the Parish Staff would like to pray for your intentions during their personal daily prayer time. Please complete the form below to send us your intention and know that it will be included in our prayer. We would ask that you remember the intentions of our Parish Family in your prayers as well.
Diocesan News ...
Diocese of Ricmond
Bishop Knestout encourages anyone aware of sexual abuse of minors on the part of clergy or staff of our diocese to notify civil authorities, call the Attorney General’s Clergy Abuse Hotline at 1-833-454-9064, and reach out to the Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator, Jennifer Sloan at 1-877-887-9603.
During the current phase of reopening, our Mass times will be as follows. Please note: you must pre-register for each and every Mass you wish to attend. To learn more, go to our Weekend Mass Registration page or Daily Mass Registration Page.
Weekend Mass Times:
Saturdays: 5:30 pm
Sundays: 9:00 am and 11:30 am
Tuesdays - Fridays: 9:00 am
Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Saturdays, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Parish Office Hours
Currently, our parish office hours are:
Mondays - Fridays, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Our church is open for personal prayer (during this time of social distancing). Please note: you will need to enter the building by the parish offices and check in with the receptionist as we must monitor the number of people coming in.
Mondays - Fridays, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm