PARISH NEWS & HAPPENINGS:
St. Mary’s SESQUINCENTENNIAL CELEBRATION! 1866-2016
Sunday, August 21
***9:30 Mass Offered by Father Steve Loftus
***FREE Parish Breakfast in Parish Hall, hosted by Knights of Columbus 7-11:30 AM
***St. Mary’s Volunteer Ministries Recognized at Breakfast
***Commemorative Sesquicentennial Souvenir Booklet Pick-up
***Souvenir Apparel, Cookbooks & Block Party Meal Tickets Available
Tuesday, August 23
***Patriotic Rosary 5:00 PM in church
***ALL St. Mary’s Veterans to be Honored
***Guest Speaker Representing the Military
Wednesday, August 24
***Mass at St. Mary’s Cemetery 6:30 PM
***Honoring 150 Years of Souls of the Faithful Departed of St. Mary’s Parish
***Transportation by Pontiac Trolley Leaving St. Mary’s at 6 PM
***Seating Provided, or Bring Your Own Lawn Chair
***Rain Date, Thursday, August 25
Saturday, August 27
***United Way 5K Run/Fun Walk—Be part of the St. Mary’s Team
***Sesquicentennial Mass at 4:00 PM with Msgr. Showalter & Former Assistants & Pastors
***Apostolic Blessing/Opening Ceremonies at 5
***Block Party 5-10 Food, Fun, Faith for Whole Family
***Dueling Pianos 7:30-9:30
Come Join the Fun & Be a Part of St. Mary’s History!
BOOK BORROWING LIBRARY has been set up in the back vestibule of the church by the Legion of Mary for all to use. On the honor system, you may take home and enjoy books, CDs, DVDs, cassette tapes and videos to assist in your spiritual growth. There are even a few items for children and teens.
YEAR OF MERCY, SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION: During this Year of Mercy, as declared by Pope Francis, we will offer additional hours of Reconciliation each week. Confessions will be heard every Monday from 12-1pm, and Tuesdays from 6-7pm after the Patriotic Holy Hour. Confessions will also continue at the regular time, 4-4:45pm each Saturday.
BULLETIN for the week of July 24 ,2016 can be found HERE.