St. Mary's Church
Sharing the Wealth of our Catholic Faith
Tuesday, August 15 is the
Solemnity of the
of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Join us for Mass at St. Mary's at
Holy Day of Obligation
New Director of Religious Education
Thank you, Joe Augustine, for answering the call to lead the religious education program at St. Mary's! Joe is
a life-long native of Nashville and a cradle Catholic. His entire family has strong ties to St. Mary's, where he has officially been a parishioner since 1983.
He has three grown children and seven grandchildren.
Joe is a graduate of Father Ryan, MTSU and
graduate degrees in education).
Joe has spent most of his work life in Industrial Management and has served as General Manager at SealMaster Nashville for eight years.
He will bring great enthusiasm and solid catechesis to St. Mary's religious education position. Please welcome him in this big undertaking!
Classes Start 9/10, 10:30
We've (nearly) finished the new classrooms in the Crypt just in time for the start of Religious Education Classes.
Registration will be available after Masses August 20 & 27 for:
Catechesis of Good Shepherd (ages 3-6)
Primary (grades 1-4)
JPII (grades 5-6)
Church History (grades 7-8)
RCIA and Confirmation
If you are an adult and have not yet been Confirmed or are interested in joining the Catholic Church, please contact
There will be a
on August 26/27 for Altar Cloths and Liturgical items. Please be generous.
First Saturday Mass & Adoration
Join us First Saturday, September 2, for Mass at 11 am, followed by Eucharistic Adoration.
Please sign up
to spend an hour with our Lord.
Bethany Retreat House
Are you going?
might be going.
Men, mark your calendars and make plans to attend the St. Mary
, to be led by Fr. Joel Rogers of the Fathers of Mercy, October 20-22 at Bethany Retreat House. Fr. Joel is a powerful preacher and retreat leader. The theme is "Trusting in God's Divine Providence." Details to come.
St. Mary parishioner Caitlin Clendenin is entering the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia (Nashville) on August 15. She promised to pray for us, but let's be sure to pray for her as well.
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Sent by Kathleen Cordell on Thursday, August 10 at 10:52AM