Welcome to St. Mary's Church!
BEACONS OF LIGHT
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Jesus, I trust in You.
ADORATION AT ST. MARY'S
We are inspired to give more time to Jesus in appreciation of who He is and His perfect love for us. Join us for exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on Wednesdays. Fr. Matt is available for Confession on Wednesday evenings from 6-7 pm before reposing the Blessed Sacrament.
Adoration is from 8:45-7:00 pm with Benediction on the 1st Wednesday at 2 pm for the School
and on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 7 pm.
Prayerfully consider committing to a time- preferably an hour or a half hour each Wednesday. We need at least 2 people per hour. Please call the office with your preferred time. 937-548-1616.
NOVEMBER 30 IS 'GIVING TUESDAY'
PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOU KNOW IT WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE
CATHOLIC EDUCATION OF A CHILD BY GIVING TO ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL!
HERE IS THE LINK:
Sunday Masses 8:30 & 10:30 am
Mondays Communion Ser. 8:00 am
Tuesdays 5:30 pm
Wednesdays 8:00 am
Thursdays 11:30 am
Fridays 8:00 am
Saturdays 3:30 - 4:15 pm
Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Reconciliation is from 3:30 - 4:15 pm on Saturday evenings and 6:00 - 7:00 pm on Wednesday evenings or by appointment.
Baptisms are usually the 1st Sunday of the month after the 10:30 am Mass except during Lent. First-time parents are required to attend a baptismal preparation class in advance. Please call the parish office to schedule.
Marriages are scheduled at least six months in advance. Please call the parish office for more information.
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Readings for the week of November 28, 2021
- Sunday: Jer 33:14-16 / Ps 25:4-5, 8-9, 10, 14 [1b] / 1 Thes 3:12—4:2 / Lk 21:25-28, 34-36
- Monday: Is 2:1-5 / Ps 122:1-2, 3-4b, 4cd-5, 6-7, 8-9 / Mt 8:5-11
- Tuesday: Rom 10:9-18 / Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11 / Mt 4:18-22
- Wednesday: Is 25:6-10a / Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6 / Mt 15:29-37
- Thursday: Is 26:1-6 / Ps 118:1 and 8-9, 19-21, 25-27a / Mt 7:21, 24-27
- Friday: Is 29:17-24 / Ps 27:1, 4, 13-14 / Mt 9:27-31
- Saturday: Is 30:19-21, 23-26 / Ps 147:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 / Mt 9:35—10:1, 5a, 6-8
- Next Sunday: Bar 5:1-9 / Ps 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6  / Phil 1:4-6, 8-11 / Lk 3:1-6
Finding Happiness in Marriage
Beloved is a video-based study program by the Augustine Institute that explores the true meaning of the Sacrament of Marriage. In twelve sessions, couples will discover the deepest spiritual, emotional, and practical realities of marriage through Scripture, Tradition, and Church teaching. They’ll see firsthand how to experience the wonder, mystery, and joy of this sacrament—from that first “I do” through the rest of their lives.Beloved sessions are presented on a 6-DVD set, and kits come complete with Couple’s and Leader’s Guides – everything you need to experience the full power of Beloved for a marriage preparation program.
There are a lot of great movies, books and audio talks on formed.org. All parishioners are encouraged to watch FREE with our parish subscription to Formed. Just visit formed.org.