Sunday Masses 

 

Saturdays: 4:00 PM Vigil Mass
Sundays: 8:00, 10:00, 11:30 AM

Monday through Thursday: 8:00 AM

 

“A Welcoming Catholic Community promoting our faith, sharing our gifts, and serving all, in the name of Jesus Christ.”

WELCOME

Welcome to Saint Mary Parish! As the pastor, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our parish website. The parish of Saint Mary’s is a vibrant community of faith that seeks to know Jesus by bearing witness to his presence in the world and participating in the Mission to spread the Gospel, the Good News. That is our baptismal call and sharing it should bring us immense hope and joy.

There are many “ministries” and ways that our parishioners can give and receive. It is my sincere hope that as you get to know the community, you will be moved by the Spirit to find a way to “fit in” and make yourself at home. If you are new to Saint Mary’s and would like to register as a new parishioner, please click “registration” to fill out the form or to print a registration form that you can mail in, we will respond in writing. You can also pick up a registration form at the main entrance of the church should you wish to register in that fashion.

If there is any way that I might assist you or if you have any questions or concerns, I would encourage you to seek me out or any member of the parish staff. I am only a phone call or an “email” away and serving the needs of this portion of God’s Vineyard brings me great joy.

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HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY

 

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Eternal God,

stir our minds and stimulate our hearts
with a high sense of patriotism on this
Fourth of July.

May all that this day symbolizes
renew our faith in freedom,
our devotion to democracy,
and redouble our efforts to keep a
government of the people, by the people,
and for the people truly alive in our world.

Grant that we may highly resolve
on this great day to dedicate ourselves
anew to the task of ushering in an era when
good will shall live in the hearts
of a free people, justice shall be
the light to guide their feet,
and peace shall be the goal of humankind:
to the glory of your holy name and
the good of our Nation and of all mankind.

Amen.


 Happy Independence Day!

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Mercy

 

Pope Francis has declared this year the Year of Mercy. This means that it’s the perfect time to join us on a life-changing journey through Dynamic Catholic’s free Summer of Mercy email program, based on the bestselling book Beautiful Mercy. Many parishioners took home a copy of Beautiful Mercy this past Lent as part of the St. Mary Catholic Church book series, and many have commented on how they not only enjoyed reading the book but also sharing it with others.

So, why not continue living in, and sharing God’s love and mercy!

Beginning Sunday, June 19, you will receive three emails per week for seven weeks. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, emails will have a 1-2 minute video from Matthew Kelly and other leading Catholic voices of our time. You’ll also find an excerpt directly from Beautiful Mercy. These simple yet powerful messages will help you experience God’s unconditional love so you can share it with others. A short email on Sundays will recap the week making it easy to view and you will be able to view and read any videos and reflections that you missed.

By signing up you can also order 1 Free Copy of Beautiful Mercy right on the Dynamic Catholic Homepage.

Log onto: Dynamic by clicking here,  to continue or begin your journey in God’s love and mercy.

Let’s rediscover God’s incredible mercy together and, please share this information with others

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NEED PRAYER?

Our prayer team is committed to pray for you.  

If you would like to have someone prayed
for submit your prayer request by clicking here
and your intentions will be added to our
Prayer Line. 

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    2016 First Communion Classes

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2016 Catholic Charities

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Thank you! That is all I have to say. We have surpassed the donation that our parish donated to the Bishop’s Catholic Charities Appeal. We actually exceeded last years total by over a $1,000. Thank you, each and every parishioner who has ensured that the Corporal Works of Mercy will be a reality here in the Diocese of Fall River.

From your grateful pastor and friend,

Father Rodney 

 

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 2016 Confirmation Class

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POPE ST. PIUS X YOUTH AWARD

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 – CONGRATULATIONS TO ST. MARY’S 2016 YOUTH RECIPIENT –
MATTHEW GONSALVES 

 

61 to Receive Pope St. Pius X Youth Award from Bishop

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SAVE THE DATE

ANNUAL PARISH PICNIC

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016 
12:30PM – 4:00pm

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1 Year Anniversary of Bishop of Fall River

Welcome to the Diocese of Fall River Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D.

Installed as the 8th Bishop of Fall River 24 September 2014 

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Learn more about our Bishop by clicking here

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Have ideas or suggestions on how we can grow and strengthen our parish community?  We want to hear them!  Click here to submit your thoughts!

 

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Welcome Home Catholic

 

Pastor Rev. Rodney Thibault, St. Mary’s Dartmouth

 

Want more information about our Faith or our Welcome Home Weekend?
Click here to view our Welcome Home Page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

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 Vatican News
Following Pope Francis

Encyclical Letter: Lumen Fidei
June 29, 2013

   Laudato si' Special Edition - 1200Encyclical Letter: Laudato Si’
May 24, 2015

What is an encyclical? “14 Things you need to
know
about Pope Francis’ new Encyclical.”

“Pope Francis’ new document,
Evangelii Gaudium:
9 things to know and share.”

 

 

Donate Now:
A safe and convenient way to support St. Mary’s.

 

Annual Collection Letter and 2014-2015 Financial Report

 

 

 

                                UPCOMING EVENTS                                                                     

July 2016

Sunday, June 12
Breakfast Social after 8:00am and 10:00am Masses

Msgr. Considine Scholarship Awards ~ 10:00am

Mondays in July 
Adult Faith Formation ~ 10:00am

July 18-July 22nd
Vacation Bible Camp 8:45am – 12:00pm

 

 

 

JOIN OUR TRADITION

The Bells  of St. Mary’s

The Bells of St. Mary’s will ring the daily Angelus, the Call to Mass and on Holy Days.

Those wishing to contribute to the Carillon of Bells
please pick up a special envelope at the entrances of the church and contribution of $100 in Memory of Deceased loved ones will be acknowledged on a plaque

Envelopes may be found at any of the entrances to the church and returned in the collection basket at any of the masses.