St. Mary's Catholic Church

Welcome to St. Mary's Catholic Church! May God bless all of our parishioners and visitors with an abundant life full of Christ's love and compassion.

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St. Mary's was the first church established in this historic Texas town. Many of today's parish members are decendents of our original German immigrants.

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Spanish speaking parish members may also attend Our Lady of Guadalupe Church just a few blocks north of Fredericksburg's Main Street.

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St. Mary's School provides rich academics and character-building athletics amidst a spirit of Christian love for students in 3K through 8th grades.

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Youth activities are endless! From Vacation Bible School to Youth ACTS to our Young Adults Group. Join in and grow closer to your friends and God.

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Get involved! Enrich your faith by joining one of our many ministries or groups full of loving parish members ready to welcome you and share God's word.

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  • RCIA Begins September 2!

    The fall sessions of St Mary’s Rite Of Initiation of Adults (RCIA) and Continuing Adult Formation in our Catholic faith will begin Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 6:45 p.m. in St. Mary’s Holy Family Center.
    These sessions will cover the basic beliefs of our Catholic faith in an open and informative way with a focus on tackling the big issues of faith that we face in our society today. Knowing why we believe is as important as knowing what we believe as Catholics in an ever more hostile world. Knowing God is the first step in loving and serving Him. Knowledge of Him forms the foundation for a strong faith which is needed as we seek to evangelize those around us including our children and grandchildren.
    RCIA is open to anyone wanting to learn more about the beauty of what we believe and why we believe it as Catholics. Our weekly sessions will be held on Wednesday evenings in the Holy Family Center and will last approximately two  hours.  Snacks and refreshments will be served.

    Women's ACTS Retreat Sept. 10-13

    Ladies, do you want to experience a fun, faith-filled weekend?  If so, sign up for the next St. Mary’s & Our Lady of Guadalupe Women’s ACTS Retreat, which will be held the weekend of September 10-13 at Camp Tecaboca in Mountain Home.  The cost for the weekend is $150 with a $50 deposit to secure your spot.  The remaining balance is due at send-off on Thursday, Sept. 10.  For those having financial difficulties there are scholarships available.  For more information, please contact Nancy Maenius at 830-889-1712, Letty Bohnert at 830-456-3274, Sandra Striegler at 830-456-2950 or Regina Weidenfeller at 830-889-9348.

    Silent Retreat for Women Oct. 2-4

    Leave the busyness and noise behind for one weekend and spend it listening to God speak to your heart, refresh your spirit, and rest your soul in His presence.  The retreat focus is “Be Still and Know that I Am God” and will be held at Way of the Wolf Bed & Breakfast & Retreat Center on October 2-4.  The cost of the retreat is $160 and includes accommodations, meals, prayer book, and one hour of spiritual direction.  A $60 deposit is required with registration, and financial assistance is available.  Registration forms and further information can be obtained by contacting Sallie West at 830-896-9378 or Dora Bill at St. Peter Upon the Water 830-367-5959.



Mass Schedule

Monday & Friday 7:30 a.m.
Tuesday Noon
Thursday 8:00 a.m.
Saturday 5:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.*
Sunday 7:30, 9:00, and 11:15 a.m.

Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel
Wednesday 7:00 p.m.*
Saturday 4:30-5:30 p.m.
* Spanish

Parish Office: 830 997 9523
307 West Main Street
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624

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