Announcements

Summer Newsletter Available On Line

Click the link below to read the Summer 2015 edition of our parish newsletter, Messenger.

Parish to Celebrate Jubilee & Ordination

Fr. Paul Steller, Pastor at St. Mary’s, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood in May. The parish will honor this jubilee with a Mass of Thanksgiving on Sunday, May 24 at 2 p.m., followed by a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Parish Center.

The following Sunday, May 31, parishioner John Owczarczak will celebrate his first Masses as a Permanent Deacon at St. Mary’s. He will be present at all Masses that weekend, and invites you to join him and his wife, Barbara, for a reception on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Parish Center.

Veterans to Be Honored Memorial Day Weekend

Volunteers will place flags on the graves of all veterans buried in St. Mary’s Cemetery in observance of Memorial Day. Following Memorial Day Mass, there will be a procession and a prayer service in the cemetery.  Veterans, their families and all parishioners are invited to join in this celebration.

Vacation Bible School Set; Volunteers Needed

Vacation Bible School at St. Mary’s takes place Monday, July 13 through Friday, July 17. Our theme for 2015 is “A Walk Through the Church Year.” Each day, the focus will be on a different season: Advent/Christmas, Ordinary Time, Lent and Easter, with a special performance and picnic on Friday. Fee is $10 per child. For more information, call 683-8564. Teen volunteers are needed to serve as small group leaders and to help with crafts, outdoor activities and snack times. Please use the forms below:

VBS Flyer 2015

VBS Registration form 2015

VBS Teen Volunteer Sheet 2015

Coffee Hours Begin May 31

Summer Coffee Hours will be held in the Pavilion outside the Church after Sunday Masses, beginning May 31. Volunteers are needed to help host these gatherings. A sign-up sheet is located in the back center vestibule of the Church. Thank you and blessings!

Respect Life Need of the Month Collection

The St. Mary’s Respect Life Committee is collecting new baby clothing, size 0-3 months, to benefit the St. Gianna Molla Pregnancy Outreach Center. A collection box is located in the Church foyer.

Faith Formation Registration Underway

Registration forms are now being accepted for the 2015-16 year of Faith Formation for students in grades K-11. Please fill out the form below and return it to the Office of Faith Formation:

Family Registration Form 2015

Confirmation Enrollment Forms Now Available

Enrollment forms for the fall 2015 Celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation are now available for download by clicking on the link below. Students who have completed at least two years of high school faith formation classes in a Catholic High School or Parish program are welcome. If you have questions, please contact Sister Mary Therese Chmura, Director of Faith Formation at 683-8564.

Request Confirmation Enrollment 2015

Request Form Notice

Agenda for Orientation Meeting May 11, 2015

Retreat Permission Slip 2015

RESPONSE TO LOVE CENTER forms 2015

 

 

 

 

 

Mass Times

Weekend
Sat: 4:30 pm, 7:00 pm
Sun: 8:00 am, 10:00 am, 12:00 noon

Weekday (in school chapel)
Mon, Wed, Fri: 12:00 noon
Tue, Thu: 8:30 am

Daily Readings

Acts 28:16-20, 30-31
PS 11:4, 5 and 7
Jn 16:7, 13
Jn 21:20-25

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Upcoming Events

Jubilee Reception for Fr. Paul Steller
Starts: 3:00 pm
Ends: May 24, 2015 - 5:00 pm
Location: St. Mary's Parish Center (SM Elementary Building)
Description: Honor Fr. Paul Steller on the 50th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood. All parishioners are invited.
Ordination Reception - Deacon John Owczakczak
Starts: 1:00 pm
Ends: May 31, 2015 - 3:00 pm
Location: St. Mary's Parish Center (SM Elementary Building)
Description: Celebrate with Deacon John Owczarczak, who became a Permanent Deacon May 23. A St. Mary's parishioner, Deacon John has been assigned here as well.

Calendar

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Events on May 16, 2015
  • Clothing Drive
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: May 16, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Location: 1 St Marys Hill, Lancaster, NY 14086, USA
    Description: In Church Parking lot by St. Vincent De Paul Society
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Events on May 17, 2015
  • Clothing Drive
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: May 17, 2015 - 3:00 pm
    Location: 1 St Marys Hill, Lancaster, NY 14086, USA
    Description: St. Vincent dePaul Society
  • Anointing Mass
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: May 17, 2015 - 4:00 pm
    Description: Mass for Anointing of the Sick.
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Events on May 19, 2015
  • Ladies of Charity Auction & Ice Cream Social
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: May 19, 2015 - 9:00 pm
    Location: Parish Center (In SME School Building)
    Description: Come and learn more about the Ladies of Charity!
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Events on May 24, 2015
  • Jubilee Reception for Fr. Paul Steller
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: May 24, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: St. Mary's Parish Center (SM Elementary Building)
    Description: Honor Fr. Paul Steller on the 50th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood. All parishioners are invited.
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Events on May 31, 2015
  • Ordination Reception - Deacon John Owczakczak
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: May 31, 2015 - 3:00 pm
    Location: St. Mary's Parish Center (SM Elementary Building)
    Description: Celebrate with Deacon John Owczarczak, who became a Permanent Deacon May 23. A St. Mary's parishioner, Deacon John has been assigned here as well.