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Christian Service News 6-4-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

"Jesus was walking ahead of them….” (Mark 10:32) Greetings Everyone, I want to take the opportunity to thank all of the ladies and men who helped prepare the meal and get everything ready for the Senior Sing-Along Luncheon scheduled for this coming Wednesday June 7. This is an annual ... Read More »

From Fr. Paul 5-28-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

St. Mary family, it has been some time since I last shared with you the progress on our heating and cooling project. After a lengthy process finalizing the contract with the archdiocese, some initial work has begun. The old fans on either side of the choir loft were removed ... Read More »

Welcome Weekend on Pentecost 2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Pentecost is a great time to officially register with the parish! I will be at all the Masses on June 3/4 to answer any questions you may have about joining the parish. If you already have a welcome packet and would like to turn it in, please bring it ... Read More »

St. Mary CSA Goals 2017 - 5-28-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Increase parish participation to 40% Exceed assigned target of $92,000

Week 4 Update Here we are at week 4 of our campaign already! During this past week, we received another 19 pledges/gifts for a pledged amount of $5,635.00, which brings us to our current total of $66,845, 72.6% of ... Read More »

Christian Service News 5-28-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

"Go therefore, make disciples of all the nations….” (Matthew 28:19-20) Greetings Everyone, I wish you all a happy and glorious Sunday. Today we celebrate Jesus’ ascension into Heaven. He leaves his apostles and us, His followers, with a command to “Go and make disciples.” Did you ever wonder what ... Read More »

From Fr. Paul 5-21-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Last week a priest friend and I had the great opportunity to lead 47 pilgrims on a holy journey to Assisi, Siena, Orvieto and Rome. We had the opportunity to celebrate Mass at several holy sites including the tomb of St. Francis in Assisi, the sites of two Eucharistic ... Read More »

St. Mary CSA Goals 2017 - 5-21-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Increase parish participation to 40% Exceed assigned target of $92,000

Week 3 Update The third week of our CSA campaign brought in 39 new gifts and a pledged amount of $10,015.00 (not including new online givers). That brings our total to $61,210.00, which is 66.5% of our target amount ... Read More »

Christian Service News 5-21-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

"Do not be troubled. Trust in Me.” (John 14:1) Greetings Everyone, Below are some upcoming Christian Service volunteer opportunities or events that may be of interest to you. If you can spare an hour or two, please think about being of service to your neighbor. We are always looking ... Read More »

From the Pastoral Associate... 5-14-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

“I see trees of green, red roses too, I see them bloom, for me and you, and I think to myself, what a wonderful world.” Lyrics from What a Wonderful World

There are certain songs that put me straight into tears. Whenever I hear “What a Wonderful World,” sung ... Read More »

St. Mary CSA Goals 2017 - 5-14-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Increase parish participation to 40% Exceed assigned target of $92,000

The second week of our CSA campaign brought in 67 new gifts and a pledged amount of $18,205.00. 28 families have given $8,955.00 through online giving. That brings our total to $51,195.00, which is 55% of our target amount ... Read More »