Weekly Update 8/3/17


St. Mary Parish Newsletter

106 Providence St. , Mobile, AL 36604

Family and Friends of St. Mary Parish
August 3,  2017
In This Issue
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Weekly Mass Schedule 

Monday 6 and 7:25 a.m. 
6 and 7:25 a.m.. 
6, 7:258:10 a.m. (school year) 
7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Vigil  
6, 9, 11:30 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Morning Prayer:
Daily, 15 minutes before Mass
Saturdays, 4 to 4:50 p.m., and
Fridays Adoration in Chapel, 6 a.m. 
to 7 p.m.
Sunday Coffees
1st Sunday after 9 a.m. Mass sponsored by the Dudley Family
3rd Sunday after 11:30 a.m. Mass sponsored by the Montague Family
CCD: Each week, 10:15 a.m (Sept - May) 
Ladies Sodality, 4th Sunday10 a.m.(Sept-May)
Cub Pack Meeting
4:30 to 5:30 p.m., 3rd Sunday of the month, SOM Building
for middle school students every Sundayof month, 4 to 5:30 p.m. 
(Sept - May)
for high school every Sunday following 6 p.m. Mass 
(Sept - May)
Bible Study, 11:45 a.m., Sisters of Mercy Building
St. Vincent De Paul, 2nd and 4th Monday5 p.m.
Men's Prayer Group, St. Mary Rectory 6:30 a.m.
Midtown Men of St. Joseph, 
St. Joan of Arc, 7 a.m.
Legion of Mary10 a.m.
Rosary, 1 p.m. Chapel
Marriage Night: Called to Life in Love, 2nd Tuesday6 to 8 p.m. 
Den Scouts Meeting, 7 p.m., 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month, SOM Bldg.
Junior Legion of Mary, 
3 to 4:30 p.m., weekly 
Be Prepared! New Apologetics Program, 4th Tuesday7 to 8 p.m. 
Bear Den Scouts, 2:45 p.m., 2nd and 4th Weds, SOM Bldg. 
Canticle Choir Practice, 7 p.m. weekly, St. Mary Church
St. Mary Catholic School Advisory Committee: 3rd Weds, 5:30 p.m.
Parish Council: 2nd Weds of month,  6 p.m.
Confirmation Class, First Weds. 6 p.m.Seton Center
Finance Council, 3rd Thurs., 6:30 a.m., Rectory
RCIA7 p.m. St. Mary Sisters of Mercy Building (Sept thru Easter)
Knights of Columbus, 2nd Thursday, 6:30 p.m., SOM Bldg.
24 Hour Adoration, Chapel
Needed!: Volunteers to take communion to sick and homebound: Please contact Laurel Wallace at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested.
St. Mary Spirit Wear!
Spirit-wear for parishioners, school parents, students, and alumni.  
10% of proceeds benefits 
St. Mary Catholic School
Visitors at Mass
Welcome to St. Mary Parish 
Please fill out a visitor card in the vestibule if you are interested in joining the parish. You may also click on the link above to join our email newsletter list.
If you or a family member are in Mass and cannot walk up to receive communion, please let the priest know before Mass begins so that he can bring to communion to you in your pew.
FAll/WINTER 2017-2018 Onlooker!
As hard as it is to imagine Fall and Winter in this warm month of August, believe it or not, they are on their way! Please click here to enjoy this new edition of the St. Mary Onlooker with good news and a listing of events through Ash Wednesday.  Please check the St. Mary Week Ahead email newsletter for updates each week!
Annunciation Academy Proposal
Thursday, August 10 at 6 p.m. See details below!
Youth News!  Melanie Karolenko, St. Mary's New Director of Youth Ministry is pleased to announce the upcoming kick off and calendar dates for Edge and Lifeteen.  Click here for LifeTeen and Click Here for Edge. 
Be sure to like St. Mary's New Youth Facebook Pages!:
Lifeteen Facebook Link
Edge Facebook Link
And Follow St. Mary Youth on Instagram:
Edge - @stmary_mobile_edge
Life Teen - @stmary_mobile_lifeteen
Friday, August 4
Masses, 6 a.m. and 7:25 a.m.

Saturday, August 5
Masses, 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Vigil

Sunday, August 6
Masses, 6, 9, 11:30 and 6 p.m. 
Sunday Coffee
following the 9 a.m. Mass sponsored by The Dudley Family!

Monday, August 7
Masses, 6 and 7:25 a.m.
Tuesday, August 8
Masses, 6 a.m. and 7:25 a.m.
Wednesday, August 9
Masses, 6 a.m. and 7:25 a.m. 
Parish Council, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 10
Masses, 6 and 7:25 a.m. 
St. Mary Parish Annunciation Academy Proposal, 6 p.m.
Sisters of Mercy Building
St. Mary Parish invites you to attend a presentation for the proposal of St. Mary Annunciation Academy.  This new educational ministry, separate and apart from St. Mary Catholic School and St. Mary Mom's Day Out, will offer new opportunities for our high school age youth.  To find out more about this exciting new program for Mobile, please join us!
Light Refreshments will be served

Mark your calendars for the third "One Faith, One Family" Archdiocesan Conference
August 18-19, 2017
Join others from your Archdiocesan family at the Daphne Civic Center, Daphne, AL. The programs offer opportunities for encounters with Christ through Adoration, Holy Eucharist, and talks centering around family participation. Thanks to Parishioner Ashley Thompson for serving as our parish coordinator.  Ashley can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
For more information or to register, click here!
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Out of Town for Summer Vacation?  No worries, you can still contribute your weekly stewardship gift online to St. Mary Parish 
by clicking on this link.  We appreciate your continued generosity with stewardship funds providing for our parish operational budget. 
Please see this link for options to give one time gifts, contribute to your current stewardship pledge, contribute to the building fund, the 150th Anniversary, and Easter and Christmas Flowers.  Gifts can also be made in honor or in memory of loved ones.