October 23, 2017

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Lent Begins Soon!

Ash Wednesday Mass with Blessing and Imposition of Ashes: Wednesday, February 26th at 6:30 am, 8 am, 12.10 pm, 6 pm, and in Spanish at 7 pm. Fasting and abstinence: Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.Abstinence: Lenten Fridays.Fasting: Holy Saturday. Our parish makes the Way of the Cross together on Lenten Fridays at 6 pm in Saint Mary Church. Read more about Lent Begins Soon![…]

Influenza Precautions

Several East Tennessee schools joined a growing list of closures that has kept more than 100,000 kids out of the classroom this week due to the flu. Additionally, the state of Tennessee has reported eight pediatric flu deaths this season. Since February is typically the peak of the flu season, Bishop Stika is issuing a Read more about Influenza Precautions[…]

Job Opportunity

Position: Capital Campaign Administrative Assistant Organization: St. Mary’s School, Oak Ridge TN Job Title: Capital Campaign Administrative Assistant Job Duration: Immediate hire through June 2020 Organization’s Website: https://school.stmarysoakridge.org/ Reports to: Development Director Status: Hourly/Non-Exempt (22.5 hours/T-R) Position Summary: This is a temporary, part-time position. The successful candidate will provide administrative and project management assistance to Read more about Job Opportunity[…]


Sunday, February 2nd is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord (Candlemas). Please bring to the 8 am Mass any devotional candles you wish to have blessed for use throughout the year. Everyone participating in the 8 am Mass that day should gather in the church foyer before 8 am. The following day, the Read more about Candlemas![…]

Procession of Children @ 4 pm Christmas Eve Mass

St Mary’s is offering all children attending the 4 PM Christmas Eve Mass the opportunity to process into Church as either an angel or shepherd, offering homage to our new-born King. There will be costumes downstairs in the Social Hall for the kids to dress in. Parents are asked to bring the children participating prior Read more about Procession of Children @ 4 pm Christmas Eve Mass[…]

Time of Mass Change

In order to accommodate the annual Chamber of Commerce parade, the 5:30 pm Mass on Saturday, December 14th will be moved to 5 pm. The schedule will return to normal the following Saturday.