Auction Meeting
We will have a meeting of the auction committee to continue plans for this event which is being held October 14th. If interested in helping plan or be part of the team for this year\'s auction, come join us in the Mansion after 9am Mass on Sunday, April 2nd.
The Mary\'s Meals 10K, 5K and Kids\' Fun Run is on Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Historic
Valley Junction. By running or walking in the 5K or 10K, you\'ll be feeding one child in most desperate need of food for an ENTIRE school year! Learn more and register today at!
Spring is Coming!
To celebrate, the Women’s Association is hosting our annual luncheon on April 29 from 11-1. The cost is $15 per person, 8 per table. All women of the parish are invited. Watch for our flyer soon!
“Meet and Greet” - Tessa Roberts
Meet St. Mary’s new Adult Faith Formation Director and Youth Music Minister. WHEN: After 5pm Mass on April 1 and after the 9 and 11am Masses on April 2.
Mary\'s Meals Mug Collection April 1/2
The big blue mug will be waiting on the altar for your contributions next weekend. Every Mary\'s Meal child thanks you for your commitment!
Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 15 at 9:30am with prizes and refreshments to follow. Ages 1-9 broken into three different age groups. Rain or shine! Hunt will be indoors if it rains.
Memorial Flowers
If you would like to donate flowers in memory of your loved ones, please use one of the envelopes found on the table as you enter the church. Fill out the information and drop in the collection basket. Your donation will help purchase flowers to decorate the church for Easter.
NEW! Youth Music Ministry
Youth in grades 9-12 who sing or play an instrument can learn to use their gifts for leading worship through our new youth music ministry program. Contact Tessa Roberts at or 577-1764 to learn more.
Youth Homes of Mid-America
St. Mary’s Women’s Association would like your help in providing duffle bags for the boy’s that transition out of the Youth program. We will be picking up donations from March 13th to April 10th. A box will be placed in the gathering area for drop off. See the bulletin for more information.
GALZ Night - Tuesday, March 28th - 6:30pm Fireplace Room (rescheduled from Feb.)
Please join us for an engaging conversation with author Patty Rooney about her charming picture book,
“Whim”. “Whim” is a children’s story written for adults, or at least to serve as a reminder for adults, to stay in touch with their inner child. Please RSVP to the Faith Formation Office no later than Monday, March 27th.
Lenten Fish Fry Details
March 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7 4:30-7:00pm. Cost $9.00 adults, $8.00 seniors $5.00 children 12 and under. Menu: baked or fried fish, baked potato, mashed potatoes, or fries, coleslaw, green beans or corn, macaroni & cheese, roll & butter, assorted desserts, non-alcoholic beverages beer & wine (free will donation only)
Communal Penance
Been away for a while? Be not afraid. God is patiently and lovingly there for you at Communal Penance, Sunday, April 2 at 3:00pm.
40 Days for Life will be held on Friday, March 24, 2017. More information is available on the Pro Life Page (click on 40 Days of Life link above).
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