Coming up this week!

Burning of Old Palms
Old palms will be burned on Monday, March 4th at 7:15PM by the rectory garage.  These will provide us ashes to be used on Ash Wednesday, March 6th.

Ash Wednesday – March 6th
Ashes will be distributed at the 7AM, 8:45 AM, and 7:30PM Masses. There will also be a prayer service with distribution of ashes at 3:30PM.

Ash Wednesday Simple Supper
All parishioners are invited to begin our Lenten Season by joining together for a simple meal of soup and bread (peanut butter and jelly for kids) at 6PM in the school cafeteria. A freewill offering will be taken to share with St. John’s Food Kitchen in Newark. Please call the parish office to make a reservation.

Social Justice Coffee House
Friday, March 8th, 7:30PM – The Social Justice Committee will hold their Annual Coffee House. This year’s theme is “God on Broadway”. St. Mary’s choir will lead us in song. Refreshments will be served, BYOB. The suggested donation is $10.

Lenten Giving Tree
Our parish will collect items for St. Clare’s Home for Children, which is a part of the AIDS Resource Foundation in Newark. Tags will be available the first weekend of Lent, March 9-10th.

St. Patrick’s Mass
Our annual St. Patrick’s celebration will be held on Sunday, March 10th at the 10AM Mass. Following Mass, all are invited to join us for a social in Szelest Hall featuring tea, soda bread, Irish dancing, and bagpipes.