Religious Education Registration UnderwayAt St. Mary’s Church

WELCOME! We warmly welcome all visitors! If you are new to our parish community, please be sure to introduce yourself to Fr. Joe. Contact the parish office if you would like to become a member of our parish

The weekend Mass schedule at St. Mary’s is Saturday at 5:30 p. m. and Sunday at 9 a. m.

Religious Education K-6: Mrs. Heller 379-2647

Registration 2018-19: Religious Education registration is currently being accepted. Students currently enrolled in classes received registration forms in their March Family Envelopes.

New students can pick up forms in the file folder in the vestibule of the church. Baptismal certificates are needed for new students who were not baptized at Saint Mary’s.

Confirmation Students: Sunday classes are 9:30-10:45 a. m., and Monday classes are 6:30-7:40 p. m.. Please attend on your scheduled day. It is permissible to attend on the alternate day if you are sick or have other unexpected conflicts.

Seventh Grade Class Schedule: April 22/23 and 29/30.

Eighth Grade Class Schedule: May 6/7.

Youth Group Meeting: Sunday, April 29, 6-8 p. m., in the dining room.

Students are needed to help serve breakfast to the First Holy Communicants and their families on Sunday, April 29, from 9-11:30 a. m. Confirmation candidates can use this to fulfill a service project obligation. For more information come to a YG meeting or call the office.

Bingo: Spring Handbag/Polish Pottery Bingo Sunday, May 6, at 1 p. m.. Doors open at noon. All paper. 20 games -$20, plus specials. The kitchen will be open. Proceeds benefit our Youth Ministry Program.

Bazaar will be held Saturday, June 23, 4-11 p. m. and Sunday, June 24, 4-9:30 p. m.

Donation letters and raffle tickets will be available for pick up after Mass the weekends of May 6 & 13. Remaining envelopes will be mailed to parishioners on Tuesday, May 15. Return you tickets by June 6, to be included in the “Early Bird Raffle” and have a chance of winning $100 Cash!

Help is needed to ensure the success of our largest fund-raiser. Call the office now to secure your favorite stand and time.

Pierogi Making: Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 2, at 9 a. m.: Sunday, June 3, at 11 a. m.; Mon-Thu, June 4-7, at 8:30 a. m.

Light the Fire-Mark your calendar for Light the Fire, an all day Youth Rally for HS students! The day includes nationally known keynote speaker Noelle Garcia, workshops, Adoration, Mass, and an opportunity for confession and to meet other young Catholics from our Diocese. Permission slips will be available soon. Total cost $30. Youth Group pays $5. Students pay $25.

The Funeral Luncheon Committee provides a meal to families following funerals in our Church. There is no charge to families, but donations are accepted to help pay for meats and paper products. Committee members donate side dishes and desserts. The committee is looking for additional members to help with donations, serving, and clean-up, and for a group of men to help with set-up. If you can lend a hand please call Coreen: 868-6505 or the parish office.

Facility Use-Please remember to call the parish office ahead of time if you would like to borrow tables/ chairs. Also, please check with the office before scheduling meetings in the rectory or social hall.

Cemetery Clean up Days-To beautify and maintain the cemetery, all cemetery decorations will be removed, including flowers and pots. If you wish to keep your decorations please remove them by Sunday, April 29. Decorations may be returned to the cemetery Memorial Day weekend.

Shut-Ins: If someone you know is unable to attend Mass, but would like to receive Communion, or receive a copy of our weekly bulletin, please contact the office.

Parish Office Hours are Monday -Thursday from 8:30 a. m. -3 p. m.

The office will be closed Wednesday, April 18 -Monday, April 23. The office will re-open Tuesday, April 24, at 8:30 a. m.. In case of emergency call 570-474-6315 and follow the prompts for emergency.