Category Archives: Parish Life

Guidelines for Getting Back to Mass (May 27, 2020)

Dear Fellow Parishioners, As I mentioned in my message last week, we would be providing guidelines for getting “Back to Mass.” As we begin to welcome parishioners back to Mass, it is important to keep in mind that COVID-19 is still out there and a threat to public health. The obligation to attend Mass is…
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An Important Message on Getting “Back to Mass” (May 22, 2020)

We are currently preparing for getting "Back to Mass". As part of that preparation we will need everyone's help to succeed. We are looking for parishioners to be part of a volunteer group to help us meet the requirements for us to begin Masses. We are hoping to begin with a limited number of Masses…
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Important Offertory Update

For the last 144 years, St. Mary Parish has been a place where we, as faithful, join in the celebration of the Eucharist, grow in our faith, and practice our religion as Catholics. Our parish family has come to know our church as sacred space to celebrate the joy of baptisms and weddings, commemorate the…
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An Important Message Regarding St. Mary’s School

Dear St. Mary’s Parishioners, After careful consideration and consultation with the Superintendent of Schools and Chief Financial Officer of the Archdiocese, this message is to inform you of a painful but necessary decision that we have had to make regarding the future of St. Mary’s School. Due to declining enrollment and the financial hardships created…
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