St. Mary's Church / Iglesia Santa María

Parish Life Ministries

Parish Life Ministries

Caring Ministry 
Betty Sparks /Joanne Gaba 

A group of parishioners who are called upon to visit and provide meals and support to fellow parishioners who are ill, homebound, or bereaved. This Ministry coordinates Receptions in the Parish Hall following Funeral Masses. Prayer shawls are provided for those who are ill or homebound.

 

Knights of Columbus
Ron Benetti, Grand Knight/Caballeros de Colón

Catholic men of the Parish are invited to join this fraternal, spiritual, and service organization which assists the Parish, School, and Community. Meetings are the first Monday of each Month.

Ron Benetti, Gran Caballero

Los hombres católicos de la parroquia están invitados a unirse a esta organización fraterna, espiritual y de servicio que asiste a la parroquia, la escuela y la comunidad. Las reuniones son el primer lunes de cada mes.


Ladies Auxilary

All ladies of the Parish are invited to attend two dinner socials each year – “Christmas” in July and Christmas in December. Dates for the dinner socials are published in the Church Bulletin. A gift exchange follows the dinner.


St. Theresa's Guilde
Denise Powers

This group of ladies meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month September through May to study and to discuss together the various aspects of the Catholic faith and the Church in contemporary times. The guild is also responsible for the cakewalk each year at the Parish School Fall Bazaar; assisting with the Caring Ministry; and other Parish projects that may be assigned.


The Traveling Saints of St. Mary’s Parish/Los santos de viaje de la parroquia de Santa María
Carol Fries

If you are “young at heart” and love to travel and have fun, this group is for you! We go on day trips each month and one overnight trip each year. To join our mailing list, please email Carol Fries at: carolwfries@comcast.com. Watch for announcements in the Church bulletin detailing our travel plans. See you on the Bus!!

¡Si eres “joven en el corazón” y amas viajar y divertirse, este grupo es para ti! Hacemos excursiones de un día cada mes y un viaje de más noches cada año. Únete a nuestra lista, por favor en envia un correo electrónico Carol Fries a: carolwfries@comcast.com. Esten atentos para anuncios en Boletín para mas detalles nuestros planes de viajes. ¡Nos vemos en el autobus!


St. Mary’s Dinner Club

This group meets August through April in small groups to share meals and friendship.

 

Office Volunteer-Church Office/Voluntario de oficina-Oficina de la iglesia  

Volunteers are always needed to assist with special parish mailings and other tasks.

Los voluntarios siempre son necesarios para asistir con envíos especiales de la parroquia y otras tareas.


Spanish Ministries


Adoración Nocturna

La adoración nocturna es una asociación de católicos, que, como su nombre indica, tiene como fin adorar a Jesús sacramentado en las horas de la noche. Tenemos nuestra vigilia el primer viernes (por lo general) de cada mes.

Nocturnal Adoration

Nocturnal adoration is an association of Catholics, which, as its name suggests, is intended to adore Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament in the hours of the night. We have our monthly vigil the First Friday (generally) of every month.


Cristo Renueva Su Parroquia

Es un proceso de renovación espiritual el cual une los miembros de una parroquia para poder experimentar conversión personal y comunidad cristiana en el ambiente de su parroquia.  El fin de estos retiros es transformar la vida de hombres y mujeres para darles a conocer el amor de Dios. El proceso de este retiro es tener una preparación aproximadamente de seis meses para poder servirlo y así mismo poderles transferir el mismo amor y gozo que Dios hace en cada uno de ellos.

Christ Renews His Parish

It is a process of spiritual renewal which unites the members of a parish to experience personal conversion and Christian community in the environment of their parish. The end of these retreats is to transform the lives of men and women to make them known the love of God. The process of this retreat is to have a preparation of approximately six months to be able to serve it and to transfer the same Love and joy that God does in each of them.


Escuela de Evangelización San Andrés

Escuela de formación de evangelizadores para la Nueva Evangelización. Nuestro sistema de formación es permanente, progresivo, sistemático e integral, el cual cuenta con diversos cursos, material didáctico y maestros capacitados con 3 etapas de formación de 7 cursos cada uno.

St. Andrew School of Evangelization

School of Formation of evangelizers for the New Evangelization. Our training system is permanent, progressive, systematic and integral, which has several courses, teaching material and trained teachers with 3 stages of training of 7 courses each.


Grupo de Oración - Renovación Carismática

Es una reunión de cristianos para alabar, dar gracias y honrar a Jesucristo por ser nuestro Señor y Salvador. Sus reuniones son los sábados en el Salón Parroquial después de Misa de 7pm.

Catholic Charismatic Renewal - Prayer Group

It is a gathering of Christians to praise, give thanks and honor Jesus Christ for being our Lord and Savior. Their meetings are on Saturdays in the parish hall after 7pm Mass.