Now that school has begun and September is here, most of our parishioners have returned from their vacations and our parish activities have begun anew.
St. Mary’s Parish School is well under way and our religious education programs for primary, middle, and high school students begin on Sunday, September 13
. The following Sunday, September 20
, a day on which we will recognize and commission our catechists. On that same day, we will have our annual parish picnic from 3-5 pm, just north of the school.
This year our
will be meeting on Sunday mornings from 9:30 am to 10:45 am in the Lower Church. If you know someone who would like to become a Catholic, please tell them about our program.
We are pleased to introduce a new program for those who have lost a loved one and need help in their time of sorrow and loss. The
St. Mary’s Bereavement Group
will meet once a month after the 11:00 am Mass in the Lower Church. The first meeting will be Sunday, September 13
will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, September 9
, at 7:00 pm in the Lower Church Hall. The Council meets the second Wednesday of every month, and its meetings are open to all parishioners.
Finally, I will be offering a series on the Book of Genesis during the fall entitled
In the Beginning.
All talks will be held on the Lower Church beginning at 7:00 pm with coffee and dessert, followed by a talk at 7:30 pm. Please join us! The titles of my talks are: