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“St. Mark’s Parish is a Catholic, Christian Community of believers, gathered together to joyfully worship God. Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit we seek to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, celebrate the uniqueness and diversity of our people, and charitably minister to all.”
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Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day
Join us for a Prayer Service on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, December 12th at 6:30 PM. The evening will include the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Readings, Homily, Prayers, and closing with Benediction.
Daily Mass (Monday thru Friday) - 8:00 am (check bulletin or online calendar for exceptions)
Saturday - 5:00 pm (anticipated Sunday Mass)
Sunday - 8:30 am and 11:00 am
Confessions - Saturday, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Other times by request.
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Memorial for the Unborn
Have you seen our new memorial out by the Flag pole? Be sure to check out this beautiful new area to pray and honor the unborn. Click this link to see Dedication pictures
Prepare for Christ this Lent
Join us on the following Mondays - December 4, 11 & 18 at 7:00-8:30 PM, to pray, learn and share, with the Anima Series. Meetings will be in the Old Church area.
On Sunday, December 17, the Social Ministry Committee will again be providing baskets of food for the needy in our area.
The following items are most needed. juice, pasta sauce, pasta, rice, instant potatoes, mayonnaise, toilet paper, paper towels Any nonperishable food, paper product or personal care item is welcome. Please be sure no foods have passed their expiration date. Food should be left in the boxes at the entrances to the Church. Monetary donations may be left in the collection box in the Narthex
Drivers are needed to deliver flowers to the shut-ins in our Parish. If you can help, please use the signup sheets on the table in the Narthex, call Lois Kendrick at 2254758 or go to the old church area on Sunday, December 17 after either Mass.
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A Parish is a Family...
When you think of our parish, do you think of family? We hope so. With that image in mind, please consider how you can participate in the life of our parish family. We have many opportunities for volunteers and have some new and existing ministries for which we need help. Would you pray about participating and consider helping?
Church Projection System - Need individuals to run our NEW computer and projection system as we begin to ramp up it's use. It would be helpful if you are somewhat familiar with a computer, but all training will be provided!
Parish Census - We began the process last Easter and we need to complete the process and compile the data. There are many different volunteer opportunities available for this ministry.
Coffee Hour - This ministry takes care of the set up and clean up of coffee hour after the 11:00 AM Mass. Food/Drinks are provided and a family or individual only needs to commit to a few Sundays through the year.
St. Pauly Shed - This ministry helps those in need of clothing and also provides some revenue to our parish to help meet our operating costs.
Questions, please contact Deacon Frank Pettrone at 227-6824
If you would like to support our parish family by helping in any of these or other ministries, please complete the Volunteer Ministry Form.
- Father Louis Sirianni, Pastor
- Deacon Frank Pettrone, Pastoral Associate
- Deacon David Cadregari, Deacon
- Jim Pudetti, Finance Director
- Deacon James Chatterton, Bookkeeper
- Kristine Burgio, Religious Education / Youth Ministry
- Terri Nicolosi, Administrative Assistant
- Joe Ilardo, Music Director
- Connie Schmeer, Parish Secretary
- Samir Agic, Maintenance
- Andrew Tantalo, Parish Organist
- Jack Fiannaca, Parish Organist
8:30 am -12:30 pm & 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed on National Holidays
Readings for the Week of December 17, 2017
- Sunday: Is 61:1-2a, 10-11 / Lk 1:46-48, 49-50, 53-54 [Is 61:10b] / 1 Thes 5:16-24 / Jn 1:6-8, 19-28
- Monday: Jer 23:5-8 / Ps 72:1-2, 12-13, 18-19 [cf. 7] / Mt 1:18-25
- Tuesday: Jgs 13:2-7, 24-25a / Ps 71:3-4a, 5-6ab, 16-17 [cf. 8] / Lk 1:5-25
- Wednesday: Is 7:10-14 / Ps 24:1-2, 3-4ab, 5-6 [cf. 7c and 10b] / Lk 1:26-38
- Thursday: Sg 2:8-14 or Zep 3:14-18a / Ps 33:2-3, 11-12, 20-21 [1a; 3a] / Lk 1:39-45
- Friday: 1 Sm 1:24-28 / 1 Sm 2:1, 4-5, 6-7, 8abcd [cf. 1a] / Lk 1:46-56
- Saturday: Mal 3:1-4, 23-24 / Ps 25:4-5ab, 8-9, 10 and 14 [cf. Lk 21:28] / Lk 1:57-66
- Next Sunday: 2 Sm 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16 / Ps 89:2-3, 4-5, 27, 29 [2a] / Rom 16:25-27 / Lk 1:26-38