Only an hour a week? Really?!
the Mass can change your life! In their book
Living the Mass: How One Hour a Week Can Change Your Life,
Fr. Dominic Grassi and Joe Paprocki show us what "the other six days" look like when we are living the Mass.
And to welcome you back
, our Hospitality Ministry will be there to give you a copy as you leave Mass this weekend. We are so excited you are back AND to share this with you!
(inside you will find a bookmark/prayer in support of our Seminarians)
What to expect at Mass this weekend....the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Doors will open 20 minutes prior to Mass
Masks are optional
The Hospitality Ministry will greet you, take temperatures, answer questions
Doors will close (are locked) when Mass begins or we reach capacity for physical distancing
Communion takes place after Mass
The Hospitality Ministry will clean the Church after each Mass
Dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass remains in effect until August 15, 2020.
One weekend Mass will be live streamed
for your convenience if you are unable to attend or choose not to attend.
Hand sanitizer is located at the doors and in the front of the Church as you wait to receive Communion
One restroom is available for urgent needs
There will be no congregational singing...yet
If you do not feel well or if someone in your home is ill,… PLEASE do not attend Mass at this time
"Forever I will sing the goodness of the Lord." --Psalm 89
Also this Sunday, June 28th, the Elect will be Received into the Church at a 3:00 pm Mass.
Please keep them, their sponsors, family, and our RCIA leaders in your prayers!
"Come Holy Spirit,fill the hearts of the faithful, enkindle in them the fire of your love. Pour fourth Your Spirit, and they share be created and You will renew the face of the earth."
Click on the button below to view our Bulletin for the 13th week in Ordinary Time
(also access to any Bulletins you might have missed)
St. Mary Parish Bulletin
The Saint Vincent de Paul Society of Muncie has kept their doors open during the pandemic.
They do home deliveries to those in need and help people with their utility bills. God is calling us to help the poor during this crisis. Any and all donations appreciated.In order to keep our pantry open, we must have donations.
Donate this Saturday (June 27th) in the parking lot at St. Mary from 12-1 near Noll Hall
(2300 W Jackson St.) and at St Francis from 2-3pm. For those interested in receiving updates on donation opportunities for SVDP, prayer requests from the community, and messages of mercy can text the word "messageofmercy" to 84576.
1. ITEMS NEEDED:
Frozen meat like lunch meat, hot dogs, chicken, and beef( that has not been frozen for more than 6 months),bread or buns, canned meat, cleaning supplies (clorox wipes, etc), cooking oil, pasta sauce in cans, mixed variety of vegetables, canned fruit, pork and beans, pasta sides, potato (mashed or canned), cooking oil, peanut butter and jelly, canned pasta like ravioli, snacks, soup
2. OTHER WAYS TO HELP
Keep in mind children are home from school. The elderly and shut ins can't get out.
If you would like to help monetarily, please write a check to St Vincent de Paul Society and put deposit only on the back. No cash please. Mail to 2300 W Jackson St, Muncie, IN 47303.
3. REMEMBER SOCIAL DISTANCING ~ PLEASE NOTE:
a.) drop off, please DO NOT get out of your car if possible.
b.) Please put the donations either in an unlocked back seat or unlocked trunk so we can get them out.
c.) Also, ideally, the donations will have been either purchased at least 2 days ahead of time and sat in isolation so that any possible corona virus will no longer be on it.
4. THANK YOU:
Thank you for your help and prayers. If anyone else is interested in helping in some capacity, please contact Angela Saval at
May God bless you for your generosity!
on Friday, June 26 at 3:37PM