Congratulations to our 20 Parish High School Seniors who will graduate in a few weeks. They will be recognized this weekend at the 7:30a.m. Mass. They are a great group of teens and one of the many bright spots of our parish community. Know that we love you. We are praying for you. You are valued. While many of you will move on to college or other career pursuits in the coming months, know that you always have a home here at St Mary’s and in the Catholic Church throughout the world.
We welcome back all of our parishioners who are returning home for the summer from college. One of our college parishioners approached me last Thanksgiving and asked about having some faith-based socials for returning college age persons over the summer. It sounded like a great idea. And so, we will have our first College Night at the Rectory this coming Thursday, May 26 starting at 6p.m. We will have a cookout and then some discussion around the topic of “Faith on Campus.” Come and enjoy a relaxed evening of free food, fun, and faith. It will be a great opportunity to be encouraged and challenged in your Catholic Christian Faith as well as catch up with fellow parish and Rush County friends. Non-parishioner, college age friends are welcome to come as well. Graduating High School Seniors preparing for college in the fall are welcome. Please note, it is a ‘dry’ event. Three other such evenings are planned for the summer: June 09, July 07, Aug 11. Come to one; come to all.
School’s out, but please don’t take a summer break from the Mass. God’s love never takes a break, so why would our practice of praising, worshiping, and loving Him in the communal Liturgy of the Mass? In fact, why not look for extra ways to extend God’s Mercy to others by incorporating the Corporal and Spiritual Works into your summer plans!
St Mary, pray for us. ~ Fr. Gries
Tuesday 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday 8:30 a.m.
Saturday 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 7:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
Saturday 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Tuesday 6 p.m. - 6:25 p.m.
Led by Fr. Jeremy Gries
Matthew: The King and His Kingdom
Feb. 17 Introduction to Matthew
Feb. 24 Mt 1 - Jesus: Son of David, Son of Abraham
Mar. 2 Mt 2 - King in Exile
Mar. 9 Mt 3 - John: Forerunner
to the King
Mar. 16 Mt 4 - Tempting of the King
Mar. 23 Holy Week/Spring Break/No Class
Mar. 30 Mt 5 - Bar is Raised by the King
Apr. 6 Mt 6 - Personal Piety
Apr. 13 Mt 7 - Choices in the Kingdom
Apr. 20 Mt 8 - King’s Power Demonstrated
Apr. 27 Mt 9 - New Wine, New Wineskins
Come to one, come to all.
Bring your Bible & Catechism!
Monday- Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - Noon
Emergency Number: (765) 932-2588
St. Mary Food Pantry: (765) 932-2588
ARE: Jill Kuntz