When our parish received its name, St. Mary, Cause of Our Joy, we also received the official feast day, which is March 25, the Feast of the Annunciation of the angel Gabriel to Mary. It is that “yes” of Mary that fills us with joy. It is that “yes” of Mary that we celebrate.
This year, March 25 falls on a Saturday. After some discussions, we have decided to celebrate our feast day on Sunday, March 26, which is also “Laetare Sunday” (Rejoice Sunday). Our celebration will be as follows:
- 1:15pm: (after the 12 Noon Mass) Prayer Service honoring Mary, our patron, in gratitude
- 1:30pm: State of the Parish Update, by Fr. Ken. If there is any information that you may want addressed during this update, please fill out a card in the gathering space of church and put it in the box. The sooner you do so the better. Some of the information may require research that may take some time. We don’t necessarily have all of the information, especially financial information from the past, at our fingertips.
- 2:15pm: Lunch provided by the parish and Open house of the Parish Offices and Social Hall, for those who may not have had the chance to visit yet.
Please RSVP to the parish office to let us know how many people to prepare for lunch.
This will be another opportunity to get to know each other better. The Prayer Service and gathering will take place in the church. The lunch will be in the social hall. Please come and spend an afternoon with your parish community.