Book Club’s October Reading: “Bored Again Catholic”

Our book-of-the-month for October is Bored Again Catholic: How the Mass Could Save Your Life. Author Tim O’Malley, in a series of reflections on every part of the Mass, challenges us to turn the idea of boredom on its head, calling boredom the good boredom that opens us to the quiet interior space where we Read more about Book Club’s October Reading: “Bored Again Catholic”[…]

Message from Father Shelton

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It was great to see so many of you gathered together for our Mass and Parish Picnic.  Preparing for this 75th anniversary event was a major undertaking, involving months of planning and a lot of hard work by generous volunteers.  In a special way, I thank Diane Wright and Read more about Message from Father Shelton[…]

WEATHER UPDATE: 10:30 am Mass Moved to Family Life Center

Mass and Parish Picnic: Sunday, September 23 at 10:30 am, in the Family Life Center (317 Vermont Ave.). (!!!There will be no 10 am, 12 noon or 2 pm Mass on Sunday, September 23rd!!!) Main Course: Barbecue. Drinks, plates and utensils will be provided. Parishioners, please bring the following potluck items: Last Names beginning with Read more about WEATHER UPDATE: 10:30 am Mass Moved to Family Life Center[…]

Staffing Updates

Please join me in welcoming Monse Mayorga to our parish office staff. Monse will be our new full-time Parish Office Secretary, effective Monday, September 17th. The duties of the Parish Office Secretary include: hospitality and response to parish office visitors; editing weekly parish bulletin and overseeing other parish communications; maintaining sacramental archives and recording Mass Read more about Staffing Updates[…]

Outdoor Mass 09/23 (N.B.: no 10 am, 12 noon or 2 pm Mass)

Next Sunday, September 23 at 10:30 am: Outdoor Mass and Parish Picnic. (!!!There will be no 10 am, 12 noon or 2 pm Mass on Sunday, September 23rd!!!) Main Course: Barbecue. Drinks, plates and utensils will be provided. Parishioners, please bring the following potluck items: Last Names beginning with A-E–Desserts. Last Names beginning with F-N–Salads Read more about Outdoor Mass 09/23 (N.B.: no 10 am, 12 noon or 2 pm Mass)[…]

Night at the Movies

September’s Night at the Movies feature: The Reluctant Saint. Maximilian Schell stars as “the flying friar”, St. Joseph of Cupertino, in this heartwarming and amazing true story of the humble Franciscan friar who literally rose to sainthood. In the impoverished village of 17th century Cupertino, Italy, Joseph s peasant mother convinces the reluctant Abbott (Ricardo Read more about Night at the Movies[…]

Now Hiring: Parish Office Secretary (Full Time)

UPDATE: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. Saint Mary Parish, Oak Ridge, Tenn. is hiring a full-time parish secretary. Diocese of Knoxville benefits package is available. Duties include: hospitality and response to parish office visitors; editing weekly parish bulletin and overseeing other parish communications; maintaining sacramental archives and recording Mass intentions; oversight of office equipment and Read more about Now Hiring: Parish Office Secretary (Full Time)[…]