for repairs to the floor. After 12 years of wear and tear, we will be putting in a laminate floor that has a 30 year warranty. Fun-in-the-Sun and Vacation Bible School registrations can be mailed in or dropped off in the mailbox by the Office Door. You can still call the Parish office at 744-5777 for emergencies.
“Twelve Apostolic Women”, by Joanne Turpin. Join us on , , in the Children’s Room.
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Congratulations to St. Mary’s School for receiving the Excelsior Award given by the Diocesan School System. It recognizes the school with the highest achievers in the Iowa Testing Program for the year.
is ongoing for Preschool through 8th Grade. Please contact the School for additional information at or at 203-744-2922.
St. Mary’s School starts in September. If you have any magazine renewal notices arriving in your mailbox please discard; if you would like to renew a magazine subscription or order a new magazine please visit to place any orders. For the school to receive credit for your order, please use account number 1089147 or use the school finder tool. If you have any questions, please contact Robin Taylor at 203-826-9761 or .
We would like to wish everyone a safe, healthy and fun summer! God’s Blessings. See you in September!
are now available for children in K-8th grade. They attend each year in Grades 1-8 in order to make their sacraments. Forms are available on our website. If your child entering Kindergarten or 1st grade is not registered for the Fall, call (743-4557)
This year’s Teen Mission Trip/Retreat team of 30 teens and 12 adults has left to spend a week of service at the Mission of Our Lady of the Angels in the Humboldt Park area, one of the poorest neighborhoods in the City of Chicago. We will be running a camp for children in the neighborhood, working to renovate the church and grounds and assisting in any way with their outreach programs. Please keep us in your prayers! You can go to our new Facebook page and follow us! We’ll be updating with photos and blogs about our work. Our page is “St. Mary 2011 Chicago Mission Trip”.
Around the Diocese
needs basic household items for homeless persons moving into a small room. Basic things such as kitchen utensils, pots, pans, dressers, beds, tables, chairs, etc. are needed. Bring such items to the United Methodist Church parking lot (across from the Bethel Municipal Center) on the first Saturday of each month from
needs host families for incoming international students who hope to attend the school next year. Families who host an international student receive an $800 per month stipend which can be applied toward tuition for a family’s student attending IHS. For more information, please contact Amy Barth at (404) 277-5175 or at firstname.lastname@example.org, or