Regular Mass schedule
Saturday Vigil: 5pm
Sunday: 8:45am and 11:30am
St. Mary's Prayer Lists are now online as well as in our weekly printed and uploaded bulletin!
Healing Mass with the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick
Saturday, August 23rd, at 11:00am at St. Mary's.
If you or someone you know is in need of the gift of God's healing, or if you want to participate in a powerful and moving prayer experience of mercy and love, please plan to join us. Light refreshments will follow in the parish hall.
76th Anniversary of St. Mary’s Parish is Sunday, September 7th. Join us as we celebrate the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary at all our liturgies and finish with a big picnic following the 11:30 am Mass. Your Parish Life Committee needs volunteers to help with picnic set up, serving food, and leading party games. Sign up in the Narthex to help or contact coordinator, Pat Boyle, at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you think Little Angels Preschool and Parents’Morning Out would be a
heavenly place to work, please contact Kim Keesee or Amy Lawrence 540-951-0916
email@example.com, http://littleangels.stmarysblacksburg.org for more information. “Best of the Burgs #1 Preschool” is currently seeking Part-time Caregivers for the upcoming school year. Applicants must download and submit a completed Diocesan application from http://www2.richmonddiocese.org/human/apply.htm
and deliver with resume: ATTN: Preschool Coordinator, 1205 Old Mill Rd., Blacksburg, VA 24060.
Each year we are blessed to be part of a fund raising effort in conjunction with the Virginia Tech football games. We make pizza! Yes, that’s right, we make pizza for the concession stands to sell! We don’t handle any money, all we do is arrive at the stadium about 4 hours before the game starts, make the pizza’s, (and have fun while doing it) and normally finish and out of the stadium by halftime! Can’t get much better than this… There are 7 games his year which will raise $5250. Please look at your calendars and make plans to help -- the VT games are just around the corner!
It takes about 12 people for each game. Please contact Sandi Merrix, with questions: 540-239-3397, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your support of St. Mary’s Parish!
Home game concessions:
Saturday, August 30, time TBA -- Saturday, September 13, time TBA -- Saturday, September 20, time TBA -- Saturday, September 27, time TBA -- Thursday, October 23, 7:30pm -- Saturday, November 1, time TBA -- Friday, November 28, time TBA
St. Mary’s participates in Diocesan Evangelization Plan ... this first year - of five -
is focused on Personal Encounters with Jesus Christ. Please share your story!
Give you name (or not) and e-mail to Barbara MacDonald: email@example.com, or drop it in the colorful box in the Narthex. It could be a simple encounter with Jesus, a mini-miracle or a magnificent one. Your fellow parishioners would love to hear yours.
As received, these personal encounters will be published in the Bulletin, and later, a Christmas & Easter gift for visitors.
Pick up a Stewardship Directory today to learn more about how you can get more involved in a ministry group and share your gifts of time and talent with St. Mary's.
Seeking pianists to accompany congregational singing at our weekend liturgies when we sing traditional and contemporary Catholic Christian hymns and songs led by a cantor/soloist.
Accompanists are compensated for each rehearsal and Mass. For more information, contact Beth Shaver, Director of Liturgy, 540-552-1091 ext. 15, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Little Angels Preschool and Parents Morning Out programs are now enrolling students. Thank you to everyone who voted in the Best of the Burgs - New River Valley, we are proud to have been selected #1 Preschool in the area!
Did you get a photo at a recent church function: Baptism, Confirmation, First Communion, wedding, parish picnic or have a beautiful photo of our church or local area? Share it with the office! Contact the office for more information 540-552-1091 x10 officestaff@stmarysblacksburg.
Now live: Catholic Diocese Capital Campaign -- Living Our Mission
For official closing information during severe weather events, call 540-552-1091 to listen to the recorded message or visit WSLS TV channel 10 - NBC Roanoke affiliate.
Upcoming Holy Days:
August 15 - Feast of the Assumption of Mary
For a complete list of Holy Days of Obligation please visit the Catholic Diocese of Richmond website.
Holy Day of Obligation Masses
normally scheduled at 12 Noon and 7pm
Looking for more information on Catholic programs in our area?
Newman Community at Virginia Tech
203 Otey St., Blacksburg, VA 24060
St. Jude Catholic Church
1740 Tyler Rd., Christiansburg, VA 24073
Campus Ministry at Radford University
903 Tyler Avenue
Radford, VA 24141
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
355 Independence Blvd., Christiansburg, VA 24073
Holy Family Catholic Church
516 Mason Court Dr., Pearisburg, VA 24134
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