Faith: Greater Than You Expect

Greater Than You Expect Fifth Sunday of Lent Sometimes a prophet says more than he intended. Ezekiel in the first reading is talking about restoring Israel after the Babylonian exile. The Jews saw the Exile as punishment for their sins, especially the sin of relying on false gods or political leaders for their safety. God…

Bulletin: April 2, 2017

  Bulletin: April 2, 2017 Fifth Sunday of Lent   DEAD AGAIN “Lazarus, come out!” Jesus shouts his command, and a beloved friend rises from the dead. Those of us who have lost loved ones might wish Jesus would call our dearly departed back from the grave too, keeping them on earth a little while…

Bulletin: March 26, 2017

  Bulletin: March 26, 2017 Fourth Sunday of Lent In the Gospel, Jesus restores sight to a man born blind, declaring, “I am the light of the world.” To see like God, we fix our gaze on Jesus. I DO BELIEVE, LORD Today’s statement of faith in Jesus comes from a depressing source. “The man blind…

Victim’s Rights Week April 2-8

Victim’s Rights Week April 2-8 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week April 2-8, 2017 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) was established in 1981 to inspire the community, raise awareness of victims’ rights, and address unmet needs. Sadly, the needs of many crime victims and survivors, including some who worship in our faith community, remain unaddressed…

Thank You Carol Serpa

Thank You Carol Serpa For your years of commitment! Your devotion to the Church in designing and carrying out the decorating of St. Mary’s environment over the past 32+ years is sincerely commendable and a true blessing. Your commitment, persistence, enthusiasm and hard work did not go unnoticed by the parishioners, pastors and staff. It…

New Environment Committee

*NEW COMMITTEE* Parishioners needed for Environment Committee Liturgical Art & Environment Ministry provides the beautiful liturgical decorations that you see in our worship spaces. If you are gifted or creative in the visual arts, graphic design, floral design, or just love to help make the church a warm and welcoming place, then the Liturgical Arts…