The story of Saint Mary Parish is unusual in the annals of modern Church history as it grew out of the Atomic Age created by the development of Oak Ridge. Founded in 1943, it has served well the religious needs of the faithful for now over 65 years. Today, Saint Mary Parish is a vibrant, growing Catholic community whose foundation was laid by many of the original parishioners who are now complemented by the on-going influx of new parishioners throughout the years.
Thursday, August 22nd @ 6:00 PM in the Family Life Center, 317 Vermont Ave.
Message from Father Shelton: Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Yesterday afternoon, the chancery informed me that our school’s newly-hired music teacher is suspended from employment in the diocese, pending an investigation into an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor. The abuse is alleged to have occurred at Sacred Heart School, Knoxville, in the Read more about School Music Teacher Notice[…]
Parishioners Pedro Palacios, Carlos Zambrano-García, Pedro Medina, Jose Gusman and Fredy Arrellano are installing new flooring in the school classrooms. They will re-floor two or three rooms each year. As volunteers, these generous parishioners will save the parish thousands of dollars in labor expenses. Thank you, Pedro, Carlos, Pedor, Jose and Fredy!
UPDATE: THESE POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED. THANK YOU. (1.) Part-time Computer/Library Teacher Opening St. Mary’s School in Oak Ridge, TN is seeking a part-time computer/library teacher. This is a 50% position (2 ½ days per week). Small class sizes, respectful students, and Christ-centered atmosphere, makes this an ideal place to teach and learn. Requirements: active Read more about Two Teaching Opportunities[…]
Mass on Independence Day will be at 9 am. There will be no 6:30 am, 8 am or 6 pm Mass on the 4th.
Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. Saturdays at 8:30 am and 5 pm. Sundays at 7:30 am, 10 am, 1:30 pm and 5:30 pm.
Sunday Vigil at 5:30 pm Saturdays; Sunday at 8 am, 10:30 am, 2 pm (Spanish) and 6 pm (coordinated by Young Adult Group). Monday through Friday at 6:30 am. Monday through Saturday at 8 am. Tuesday evening (Spanish; check bulletin for time and location). Wednesday at 6 pm. Thursday evening (Extraordinary Form; call office for Read more about NEW MASS SCHEDULE![…]
St. Mary’s School in Oak Ridge, TN is seeking a highly qualified kindergarten teacher. Small class sizes, respectful students, and Christ-centered atmosphere, makes this an ideal place to teach and learn. Requirements: active state of TN teaching license, love for students, and desire to help each one succeed. Send resumes to Sr. Marie Blanchette, O.P., Read more about Kindergarten Teacher[…]
Beginning the first Sunday of July (July 7th), there will be a Young Adult Mass at 6 pm for the young adults of our parish. Parishioners in their 20’s will function in various liturgical ministries, including cantors, ushers, lectors, altar servers, sacristans, greeters, commentators, etc. This Mass will continue through the end of August, and Read more about Young Adult Mass[…]
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Please allow me to update you on our ongoing consideration of modifying our Sunday Mass schedule. First, let’s review the progress up to this point. During our parish Open Forums held in October and November of 2015, several parishioners discussed the desirability of converting the three English Masses on Read more about Message from Father Shelton: Sunday Mass Schedule Change[…]