St. Mary Roman Catholic Church

This weekend, September 13 - 14th, St. Mary's will celebrate the Exultation of the Holy Cross. The weekend Mass schedule is as follows:

Saturday, September 13th: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM  Reconciliation; 4:00 PM Vigil Mass - Dolan Springs; 6:00 PM Vigil Mass - Kingman

Sunday, September 14th: 8:00 AM Mass - Kingman; 10:30 AM Mass - Kingman

An Altar Server meeting for both current and prospective Altar Servers will be held on Saturday, September 13th, from 10 AM to 12 Noon at the Church. Boys, girls, men and women are needed to serve the Lord at His Altar at Mass. For more information, call Grace McNair at the Parish Center.

St. Mary's Gift Shop will be open this Sunday, September 14th, after the 8 AM and 10:30 AM Masses. We are now able to accept debit and credit cards for your purchases. We are also able to process debit/credit transactions for your contributions to the Church. Stop by and see some of our first shipments of Fall merchandise!

Religious Education classes start this week!  If you have not yet registered your child (grades Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12, please call the Parish Center at 753-3359. For Elementary Religious Education, please speak with Grace McNair at 753-3359, extension 13.  For Youth Ministry, please contact Ricardo Gonzalez, extension 21. Just a reminder: children and young people who have received Sacraments are encouraged to participate, so that they may learn more about our Roman Catholic Faith!!!

The Holy Father has proclaimed this the Year of St. Paul. A special three-part DVD presentation on the life, ministry and suffering of St. Paul will be presented at St. Mary Church, located at the corner of 3rd and Springs Streets in downtown Kingman, from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM on: September 14th ;  September 21st ;  and  September 28th . One segment of the three-part program will be presented each of the Sundays. There is NO CHARGE to attend this fast-paced, energetic biography, travel documentary, Bible study, apologetics and Church history study, all rolled into one remarkable adventure. Please bring your Bible and a copy of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. The series is appropriate for all ages! Plan now on attending this FREE program on the life of St. Paul!

A planning meeting for the October Parish Picnic will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, September 20th, at tThe Parish Center. Meal Tickets for the Picnic will be sold after all weekend Masses.  Also, Prize Drawing  Tickets for the many beautiful Gift Baskets ($1.00 Ticket or 6/$5.00) will be sold.  The Grand Prize this year is a 1988 Lincoln Town Car in mint condition! The tickets for this special Grand Prize are $10.00 each. Tickets for the car may be purchased after Masses as noted, or by calling Jerry Carreiro at 757-4193. Such a deal!!!

The St. Vincent de Paul Society is requesting donations of clean, gently-used children's clothing. The demand for children's clothing suitable for school has been tremendous. If you can help, please bring your donated clothing to the St. Vincent Thrift Store, 218 E. Beale, from 9 AM to 3 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays. NOTE: If you have children's coats or jackets, please drop them off at Andy's Cleaners (see "Fall Coat Drive" item).  Many thanks!!!

You can warm the hearts of those in need through the support of the Fall Coat Drive! The Optimist Club, in cooperation with the St. Vincent de Paul Society and Andy's Cleaners, is again requesting your donation of new or gently-used coats or jackets. Children's coats and jackets are especially needed. The collection of coats and jackets will be held during the entire month of September. Please drop off the coats and jackets at Andy's Cleaners, 2601 Stockton Hill Road. There is NO CHARGE to individuals dropping off donated coats and jackets. Note - coats and jackets ONLY, please. Each year, Andy's cleaners donates the cleaning and refurbishing of the coats for this charitable project.

During October, the coats will be distributed FREE OF CHARGE to those in need by the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Watch for information on the date for the beginning of the coat distribution.

The Knights of Columbus council #3145 sponsors  a  Boy Scout Troop in Kingman. The troop meets on Thursday evenings at 7 PM at the Knights of Columbus Hall, located at 2255 East Butler Avenue. Troop membership is open to all boys ages 12 through 18 years of age in the area regardless of which Church they attend. For information, contact the Parish Center.

Would you like to participate in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament? For information on Adoration, please leave a message and your contact information for John and Mimi Timko at the Parish Office, 753-3359.

As our Blessed Mother brings us to her  Son, Jesus, it is our task also to bring others to the Lord. Is there someone you known who has not been baptized that you can invite to explore the Roman Catholic faith ? For more information, please leave a message for John and Mimi Timko at the Parish Center, 753-3359.

For more information about our Roman Catholic faith community, please call 753-3359.