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Lenten Reconciliation Services

posted Feb 21, 2018, 6:58 AM by Dianne Gavin

Monday, March 19, 7:30 PM at Our Lady of the Wayside
Tuesday, March 20, 3:00 PM at Saint Edna
Tuesday, March 20, 7:30 PM at Saint Mary
Wednesday, March 21, 7:30 PM at Saint James
Thursday, March 22, 7:30 PM at Saint Collette

In addition to the above, Saint Mary will continue to offer private confessions 
each Saturday, except Holy Saturday, following the 8:00 AM Mass.  

Labyrinth Walk - a unique prayer experience

posted Feb 21, 2018, 6:54 AM by Dianne Gavin

The labyrinth will be available in the Activity Center for all to experience and spend time with God on the following dates and times:

Thursday, March 15, 3:00 -9:00 PM
Friday, March 16, 3:00 - 9:00 PM
Saturday, March 17, 12:00 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 18, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Please - no shoes and no bare feet.  Please wear socks. 

Annual Almsgiving Day

posted Feb 21, 2018, 6:49 AM by Dianne Gavin

The annual Saint Mary Parish Almsgiving Day will be Saturday, March 3 from 1:30 to 4:00 PM. 

Please join us for this annual day of service.  The day will offer various service opportunities here on our campus for all ages.
We will pack our St. Vincent de Paul food pantry, prepare dignity bags for the Our Lady of Lourdes Soup Kitchen, paint crosses
for Respect Life month, create note cards for the Prison Ministry, cut and sew pillow case dresses for Africa, and cut/tie fleece 
for baby blankets to be used at Condell Hospital.

All are welcome to share in the rewarding day.  Please join us to begin at 1:30 in the Activity Center.  We will conclude in time
for 4:30 Mass.  

In preparation for this day, we need donations of the following items which can be brought with you that day, or dropped off in 
the school or parish office during the week prior to the event.  

SMALL SAMPLE/HOTEL SIZED TOILETRIES - SHAMPOO, CONDITIONER, SOAP, LOTION, HAND SANITIZER, 
TOOTHPASTE, TOOTH BRUSHES, ET.

NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS FOR THE PANTRY (please - nothing expired!)

FLEECE FABRIC

Stations of the Cross

posted Feb 21, 2018, 6:38 AM by Dianne Gavin

We will have Stations of the Cross each Friday evening in Lent at 7:00 pm in the Church. 
A simple meatless meal will follow these Friday Stations - no meal on Good Friday.

We will also have Stations of the Cross each Tuesday during Lent at 12:00 Noon in the Church.



Parish Lenten Mission - All are welcome

posted Feb 21, 2018, 6:07 AM by Dianne Gavin

Lenten Mission, Road to Resurrection, led by Sam Kaufman who will lead us in spoken word and in music, walking with Jesus through the towns and events leading to his Passion and Resurrection. 

7 pm Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, February 25, 26, 27 in the church. 

10 am Monday and Tuesday, January 26, 27  in the church.   

The flyer is attached. 

Ash Wednesday

posted Feb 7, 2018, 6:57 AM by Dianne Gavin

6:30 AM Mass with Ashes
8:30 AM Mass with Ashes
12:00 Noon Prayer Service with Ashes
4:30 PM Mass with Ashes
7:00 PM Mass with Ashes

Super Bowl Party

posted Jan 23, 2018, 9:08 AM by Dianne Gavin   [ updated Jan 23, 2018, 9:15 AM ]

Sunday, February 4 beginning at 4:30
The Continental Restaurant

Email mensclub@stmarybg.org to reserve your spot!

Join our Altar Server Ministry

posted Jan 19, 2018, 12:09 PM by Dianne Gavin   [ updated Jan 19, 2018, 12:12 PM ]


If you are interested in becoming an altar server, please see the 
below link for information on the ministry and how to join.  This 
is a great way for students 5th grade and up to become more active 
in our Masses.

Wedding Anniversary Mass

posted Jan 17, 2018, 11:40 AM by Dianne Gavin

Sunday, February 11, 2018
11:30 AM Mass with reception following

You and your family are invited to attend our Anniversary Mass and reception sponsored by the Women's Club.  This Mass celebrates wedding anniversaries divisible by five. 

Please RSVP to Sandi by February 5 at sseidl@stmarybg.org or 847-541-1450.  Please provide the following information:
  • The name of couple as it should appear on the certificate
  • The anniversary date and year being celebrated
  • The name and location of the church where you were married
  • The number of guests attending the Mass and the number attending the reception
  • Contact information



Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God

posted Dec 27, 2017, 7:43 AM by Dianne Gavin

MASS TIMES
  • Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 5:00 PM
  • Monday, January 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM

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