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NO 8AM FAMILY MASS OR FAITH FORMATION THE NEXT TWO SUNDAYS
10/31/2014

Due to the Open House being held at St. Mary’s High School on Sunday, November 2 and the Auction on the weekend of Sunday, November 9 there will be no 8 AM FAMILY MASS, NO FAITH FORMATION CLASSES (A/K/A RELIGIOUS EDUCATION) at any level, including Adult Faith Enrichment.  HOWEVER, LifeTeen at St. John Neumann is still being held on both November 2 and 9.  All activities resume, Pre-K to Adult, on Sunday, November 16. 

Taizé Prayer
8/18/2014

Taizé Prayer, a beautiful, simple form of contemplative prayer, is offered on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7:30-8:20 p.m.  Our next gathering is Wednesday, November 12 in the chapel at St. John Neumann.  This prayer is offered jointly by St. Mary's and First Presbyterian; see www.stmarysannapolis.org/TaizePrayer for all dates and locations.  Come find rest in a deeper stillness.  All are welcome.  Contact Sue Wentworth (clarewentworth@gmail.com, or 410-349-1039) or Anne Van Allen (atvanallen@verizon.net or 410-295-5966) for more information.  

ChristLife for Returning Catholics
6/12/2014

Do you know of anyone who has been away from the Church but wants to come back? ChristLife is an exciting series where we share a delicious dinner, engage in dialogue, and explore answers to questions about God and finding purpose in life. For seven Monday evenings in the fall, 70 or so interested Catholics will be invited to consider returning to active parish life among our St. Mary's family.  If you know of someone who may be interested call Steve Beard at 410-990-4062.

St. Mary's Sunday Youth Mass is Now Celebrated Year-round!
6/11/2014

 

Every Sunday

5:00 p.m.

St. John Neumann

 

Catch the Spirit!

 

 

The Ordination & First Mass of Fr. David Verghese
6/3/2014

A Day in the Life of a Postulant--video
2/21/2014

Stephanie Tracy, a past St. Mary’s parishioner and former communications manager for the Redemptorists, is a postulant with the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Immaculate, PA. She was recently profiled by the Catholic News Service. She wanted to share this glimpse into her new life with her St. Mary’s family whose prayers helped her make the transition to religious life.

https://www.stmarysannapolis.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=553

Out with the Old, In with the New
2/6/2014

The new organ has arrived!  View images of this historic event.

 

Information About Pre-Cana Registration
1/30/2014

If you are interested in registering for our St. Mary's Parish Pre-Cana Program please contact Ann Marie Foreman, 410-263-2396, and she will explain the session options and registration process.

St. Mary's Choirs Highlighted in The Catholic Review
12/12/2013

What a wonderful story! It even features an audio clip.

http://www.catholicreview.org/article/home/choirs-directors-at-st-mary-in-annapolis-devoted-to-ministry



Join Us for 5PM Youth Mass and Life Nights, Sundays at SJN
10/8/2013

Join us every Sunday at 5PM for the Youth Mass at St. John Neumann!  We are so blessed to have the youth as our lectors, servers, ushers, Eucharistic-ministers, and musicians. Please know you are welcome and invited to come worship with us!

After every Youth Mass all teens are invited to Seelos Hall for our weekly Life Nights from 6:00-7:30! Life Nights are a time for food, fun, faith and fellowship! We have dinner, games, small groups, and time to teach them our Faith in all it’s splendor and in a language they can understand.

Please view our flyer to learn more or contact Kiki Wallyn, Coordinator of Youth & Young Adult Ministry at kwallyn@stmarysannapolis.org.

Mass Schedule for the Upcoming Week
1/31/2013

To view our weekly Mass schedule with a list of Celebrants and Mass Intentions please click here.

 

Check Out Our Ministries and Organizations Booklet
11/7/2012

 

 

 

  Click on the picture to read about all our
Ministries and Organizations 

 

 

Bringing Jesus to the Homebound
7/12/2012

Pastoral Care of the Sick

Volunteers are needed to bring the Eucharist to those in the parish who are confined to their homes or assisted living facilities,  Along with the Body of Christ, our volunteers bring Jesus' comfort, love and strength and the feeling that the person is spiritually and physically connected to St. Mary's Parish, even if they are unable to attend liturgy. It is a humbling and rewarding experience.

Please contact Deacon Moore at 410-990-4215, lmoore@stmarysannapolis.org  to find out more.

 

 

Parish Registration Form

Those living inside the
St. Mary's Parish boundaries

are encouraged to register with the parish. 
 Click on the link below to get started!

Register Today!

 

 

Be on Time for Christ

Arriving on time for Mass is not just a question of obligation but of love and respect for Our Lord who has gathered us together to share his gifts, and who has some grace to communicate to us in each part of the Mass. It is also a sign of respect for the community with whom we worship and who deserves our presence and the contribution of our prayers in each moment.

Our Usher Ministry is happy to help you find seats in Church before the Mass begins.  Once the Liturgy has started, however, if you arrive late for Mass, we would ask that you observe the following protocol:

Please wait for an appropriate time to look for a seat, and be as quiet and discreet as possible.  A good rule of thumb to find a seat is during any time the congregation is standing (with the exception of during the Gospel reading.)

And just as we strive to be on time, please stay until after the final blessing.  Spending those last few minutes after Communion in communion with the Body and Blood of Christ can be most powerful. 

In Matthew 26:40 Jesus asks Peter “Could you not stay with me for one hour?”  Let our answer to Him be “Yes” and be present for the entire Mass.