World Youth Day Pilgrimmage July 30
Join the parishes of the San Antonio Archdiocese by celebrating World Youth Day in San Antonio July 30 with a pilgrimage. The pilgrimage begins at 8 a.m. and the route will be from Mission Concepcion to Mission San Jose. This is a free event. Visit archsa.org/oym for an invitation, information sheet and maps.
Town Hall Meeting Scheduled August 4
Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller is working to address several opportunities and needs facing our archdiocese. Over the next several weeks, the archbishop is asking every parishioner to fill out a feasibility study survey, which will gather YOUR feedback regarding the proposed Archdiocesan-wide needs. Please go online to www.archsa.org/campaignstudy to learn more and provide comments. The password is archsurvey. If it is more convenient, please consider attending the St. Mary’s Town Hall meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, in the Holy Family Center.
Juntas de Ayuntamiento programadas para la Arquidiócesis
El Arzobispo Gustavo García-Siller trabaja para atender varias oportunidades y necesidades en nuestra Arquidiócesis. En las próximas semanas, el Arzobispo pide a cada parroquiano que complete la encuesta del estudio del estudio de factibilidad, el cual recopilará SU opinión acerca de las necesidades a nivel Arquidiocesano. Por favor visite en línea www.archsa.org y haga clic en el botón www.archsa.org/campaignstudy para mayor información y para compartir sus comentarios. La contraseña es archsurvey. Si es más conveniente, por favor considere asistir a la reunión de Santa María del Ayuntamiento a las 6 p.m. el jueves 4 de Agosto, en el Centro de la Santa Familia.
Parish Family Night August 28
Join us for an evening of faith, family, food and fun with the St. Mary’s LifeTeen & Edge groups for a Parish Family Night August 28 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. St. Mary's LifeTeen & Edge groups are sponsoring their first Parish Family Night with special guest Emily Wilson, a Catholic musician and speaker who travels the world sharing her faith through witness and worship.
Families and children of all ages are welcome. This event will celebrate our parish families and kick off the semester for the LifeTeen & Edge youth ministry programs.
Divine Mercy Chaplet Prayed Daily
Representatives from various church organizations or ministries will lead the Divine Mercy Chaplet daily (with the exception of Saturday) at 3 p.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church beginning February 16. The chaplet is recited on the rosary. Brochures are available in the back of church to explain the chaplet and if you do not have a rosary, you may use one available in church. The chaplet is prayed for the souls in purgatory.
The chaplet will be led by St. Mary's School, Catholic Daughters, St. Ann's Society, Liturgy Group, Knights of Columbus and ACTS. The chaplet will not be recited on Saturday in church because of time constraints.
Fall Program for Young Parents with Kids
Father Kris is hosting a program this fall for young parents with children. Raising children can be difficult but it is important to build a good relationship. Program dates are 25 September, 9 October, 13 November and 11 December. More information on this program will be posted later but for now check out Father Kris' YouTube video.
Monday & Friday 7:30 a.m.
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 4:00-5:00 p.m.; 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Parish Office: 830 997 9523
307 West Main Street
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624