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Stewardship Thoughts from Sue, March 23rd, 2014

Posted by Fred Elias

It's hard to believe that Lent is half over.  In the Gospel we hear the story of the woman at the well.  We hear this story every Lent and it continues to inspire us.  It really is an amazing story?  Who would have thought it?  This woman might be ... Read More »

Christian Service Bulletin, March 16th, 2014

Posted by Fred Elias

  "I arise today through God's strength to pilot me, God's might to uphold me, God's wisdom to guide me, God's eye to see before me, God's ear to hear me, God's word to speak for me, God's hand to guide me, God's way to lie before me, God's ... Read More »

Welcome , Renee Surdu, New Youth Group Minister at st. Mary Faith Community

Posted by Fred Elias

We are proud to introduce our newest member of our parish staff, Renee Surdu.  Renee is our Youth Minister.  She brings much enthusiasm and talent to her new position.  Renee has an extensive life portfolio with inspiring testimonies.  Renee comes to us with gratitude, humility, and God directed ... Read More »

From the Pastoral Associate, March 16th, 2014

Posted by Fred Elias

GOD EVICTS 75 YR OLD MAN & HIS WIFE FROM HOME ELDERLY COUPLE HAPPILY WANDER DESERT FOR NEW DIGS RELATIVES ASK, "WHAT THE HECK?"

During Lent we are called to repentance.  We are called to turn away from sin and live out the Gospel.  It is a time for ... Read More »

From the Pastoral Associate..., March 9th, 2014

Posted by Fred Elias

"I say, 'Yes,' my Lord!" Oh wait...  on second thought...  maybe I need to check my schedule first and then get back to you God.  You understand, right?

The word "Yes" is an easy word to say.  It slides perfectly off the lips.  And the word "Yes" is easy ... Read More »

Christian Service Bulletin, March 2nd, 2014

Posted by Fred Elias

SAVE THE DATE: Blood Pressure Checks - March 9 Blood Drive Sign-Ups - March 1 & 2; and 8 & 9 Blood Drive - March 16; 9 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. "Mom's & Tots" Group - March 11; 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Needle Works Ministry - March 1 ... Read More »

From the Pastoral Associate..., March 2nd, 2014

Posted by Fred Elias

CALL TO CONTINUING CONVERSION - WHAT IS IT?

Next Saturday, March 8, baptized Candidates from st. Mary Catholic Church will be sent for recognition by the Archbishop at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament.  The "Call to Continuing Conversion" is the opportunity for the Archbishop to recognize the ... Read More »

Christian Service Bulletin, Feb. 16th, 2014

Posted by Fred Elias

"Love the Lord you God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.  This is the first and greatest commandment.  A second is equally important: Love your neighbor as yourself."

~Matthew 22:37-39~

Did you ever notice that when you put God first in your life everything ... Read More »

From the Pastoral Associate..., Feb. 9th, 2014

Posted by Fred Elias

"For two people in a marriage to live together day after day is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked." ~Bill Cosby, Love and Marriage

Do you pray with your spouse?

Do you ever intentionally sit together, hold hands, and ask God to be a part of your prayer?

Do you believe that prayer could have any real effect on the deepness of bond within your ... Read More »

2014 St. Mary Warming Center

Posted by Fred Elias

During all the years that I have volunteered at the Warming Center, I have never worked an overnight shift.  This year, I had an opportunity to be there for the 10pm to 2am shift.  I am very grateful for this opportunity to see our guests in a new light. ... Read More »