This weekend, August 8-9th, St. Mary Roman Catholic Church will celebrate the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. The weekend Mass schedule is as follows:
Saturday, August 8th:
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Reconciliation
5:00 p.m. Vigil Mass
Sunday, August 9th:
8:00 a.m. Mass
10:30 a.m. Mass
5:00 p.m. Misa en español (Mass in Spanish)
Important Note: The scheduled time for our Vigil Mass on Saturdays has been changed to 5:00 p.m. at St. Mary Church. If you enjoy attending the Vigil Mass, please note this time change to avoid any inconvenience.
Mass will be celebrated on First Friday, August 7th, at 8:00 a.m. at St. Mary Church. Anointing of the Sick will be held during Mass. Practicing Roman Catholics who are 65 years of age or older, or who are seriously ill, are invited to receive the sacrament. For questions, please call the Parish Center at 753-3359.
Just a reminder: The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 15th) is not a Holy Day of Obligation this year.
This liturgical year, 2009-2010, has been proclaimed the Year of the Priest by Pope Benedict XVI. We urge everyone to join our Holy Father in praying for vocations and for all Priests, Deacons and seminarians, as they fulfill their mission of spreading the Good News of salvation in Jesus Christ!
The annual Fall Coat Drive sponsored by the Optimist Club, the St. Vincent de Paul Society and Andy's Cleaners, has begun! Everyone is encouraged to donate new or gently-used coats and heavy jackets for this effort. Coats for children and teens are especially needed. Please bring the coats to Andy's Cleaners, 2601 Stockton Hill Road, here in Kingman, where the coats will be cleaned and repaired. Note: There is no charge to those donating coats; this service is a donation of Andy's Cleaners. Please do not bring light-weight jackets, sweaters, etc. to Andy's Cleaners. Those items may be taken directly to the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store. The Coat Drive will continue through the end of September. Coats will be given out - free of charge - to those in need - during October at the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store Thanks to everyone for their support of this charitable program!
Just a reminder: The Adult Bible Study and the Life in the Spirit Prayer Group will be taking a summer break. Watch the Sunday Bulletin or this website posting for the date these groups will begin meeting after the summer vacation.
Need a great summer activity? Bring the family to worship Our Lord at our beautiful Adoration Chapel located within Historic Old St. Mary Church! What a great way to pray together - giving thanks for the gift of each other, for our blessings and for patience with difficulties. If you would like to participate in Adoration on a weekly basis or get more information about Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, please leave a message and your contact information for John and Mimi Timko at 753-3359.
Would you or someone you know like to know more about the Roman Catholic Faith? Inquiry sessions are being held on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Parish Center. If you are baptized or unbaptized, Roman Catholic desiring to complete Sacraments, or from another faith tradition, you are invited to attend! You may also leave a message at the Parish Office for John and Mimi Timko at 753-3359.
Did you know... St. Mary parish has many active ministries and organizations. To name a few of the organizations: Legion of Mary, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Pro-Life Group, Belles of St. Mary's, Life in the Spirit Prayer Group, Knights of Columbus and Adult Bible Study.! Some ministries that serve the parish are Elementary Religious Education,Youth Ministry, R.C.I.A.,Altar Servers, Greeters, Lectors, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, Music Ministry and Ministry of Care. If you would like information on any of these organizations or ministries, please call the Parish Center at 753-3359.
Informational CDs on the Faith are now available in the vestibule of the Church. New titles are in! These CD's feature noted Roman Catholic speakers - including Bishop Fulton J. Sheen, Scott Hahn and others - and various topics are available. The cost is only $3.00 per CD! Stop by the display and browse through the titles!!!
Everyone is invited online to view the official St. Mary internet website at: www.stmarykingman.com (Note: best to access through Google.)You can read the Sunday Bulletin, view photos of recent parish activities, check Mass times and much more at our parish website!
For more information about our Roman Catholic faith community, please call 753-3359.