Posts from December 2016

Knights of Columbus Special Mass Celebration

The St. Mary’s Knights of Columbus will be offering a Mass on January 8th for its’s members and family. Please join us in this special Mass to celebrate the start of the New Year. Following Mass, there will be coffee and doughnuts in the Parish Hall to meet members of the Council. The Mission of […]

Sharing Traditions-Compartiendo Tradiciones

Next Saturday January 7 after 5 p.m. Mass We invite you to participate in our Community Potluck. We will be sharing the traditional “Rosca de Reyes” an Hispanic tradition full of meaning. Bring your dish to share and let us continue celebrating the Salvation of God for our lives. Este proximo Sabado 7 de Enero, despues de […]

To All Our Community/A toda la comunidad

St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, Fr. Mario and Staff members, we wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May the Lord, Bless your hearths and family with abundance of Grace. Thank you for all your support to our Parish. St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, Padre Mario y todos los trabajadores de St. Marys les deseamos una muy Feliz navidad […]

Christmas Our Traditions / Tradiciones – English/Español

TREASURES FROM OUR TRADITION An old joke asks, “What time is Midnight Mass?” The answer is not really obvious, since Christmas is unique in having several distinct celebrations. The readings and prayers vary greatly from hour to hour. The Vigil Mass hinges on the family heritage of Jesus and his origins. The concept of “midnight” predates clock time, and really has to do […]

Our Traditions / Tradiciones – English/Español

TREASURES FROM OUR TRADITION By now, the first Christmas carols are heard in the home, but usually not yet in church. What is a “carol” anyway? Originally, a carol was any kind of communal song sung at a festival such as a harvest. By the thirteenth century or so, carols were associated with household celebrations. “Carol” comes from the Old French carula, meaning […]

Wreaths Across America Dec. 17th

The Knights of Columbus Welcomes All to this Special Ceremony On Saturday, December 17, please join the Knights of Columbus at St. Mary’s Cemetery as we honor, thank and remember our veterans for their service and sacrifice. We are joining the Christmas wreath laying ceremonies happening at cemeteries across the country at the same time, precisely […]