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St. Mary's and
St. Joseph's Parish in Massena, New York.
"Our Weekly Bulletin"
Use the "Bulletin" link above to access our bulletin. You will need an "Adobe Acrobat Reader" software -- and the link is provided to download a free read-only version for this software. Read about upcoming events-
"INVITATION FOR ANSWERS"
TOP TEN QUESTIONS CATHOLICS ARE ASKED! 1. Are you saved? 2. If you died tonight, would you go to heaven? 3. Why do you worship wafers? 4. Why do you worship Mary? 5. Why do you confess your sins to a priest? 6. Why do you pray to idols(statues)? 7. Why do you pray for the dead? 8. ...
Children's Christian Formation-
Information HERE for: -- St. Mary's/ St. Joseph's Christian Formation classes
The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is a program designed for non-Catholics interested in learning about the beliefs and the teachings of the Catholic Church with the possibility of becoming Catholic, if they so choose. R.C.I.A. Candidates (baptized Christians) and Catechumens ...
Trinity Catholic School
Kathy Behrens, Principal Office Phone 769-5911
Trinity is a Christ-oriented child centered family supported Church embraced Catholic School. Trinity Catholic School is a Catholic elementary (PK-6) institution of learning whose purpose through sound educational programs, allows the child to develop his/her potential in a responsible way and ...
WHY CATHOLIC? is for you!
Do you have questions about your faith? Consider joining a faith-sharing small group, or study on your own time. Journey through the Catechism of the Catholic Church beginning with the Creed, discover the basic truths of the Catholic faith and how they ...
Adoration and Benediction
"EVERY" Friday we have Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at St. Mary's Chruch.
"Come to me, all you who labour and are overburdened, and I will give you rest." TIPS FOR EUCHARIST ADORATION This ...
Small Base Groups
We wish to provide spiritual, communal, formative and outreach experiences within the context of our parish community and beyond by evangelization. Read further about our Small Base Community...
IS THERE AN EMPTY SPOT IN YOUR HEART? HAVE YOU THOUGHT ABOUT DEDICATING YOUR LIFE TO GOD, AS A PRIEST, AS A SISTER IN COMMUNITY? TAKE A LOOK AT OUR VOCATION ARTICLE, MAYBE YOU CAN PUT YOURSELF IN ONE OF THE PICTURES. IF SO CHECK OUR LINKS PAGE FOR HANDY REFFERENCES. GOD BLESS YOU.
CHAPLET OF THE DIVINE MERCY
Praying the chaplet of Divine Mercy is a wonderful practice. The hour of Divine Mercy is 3PM, however the chaplet may be prayed at anytime. HOW TO PRAY THE CHAPLET OF THE DIVINE MERCY on ordinary rosary beads. Begin by praying the Our Father, the Hail Mary, and the Apostles' Creed. ...
LAY MINISTERS AT ST. MARY'S
OUR LAY MINISTERS SERVE IN MANY DIFFERENT AREAS.
OUR PARISH TREE OF HERITAGE
THE HERITAGE TREE IS LOCATED NEAR THE USHER'S ROOM. ALL LEAVES ARE CLEARLY VISIBLE AND THE TREE IS POSITIONED TO ALLOW FOR UNOBSTRUCTED AND WELL LIT VIEWING. DONORS WHO PLEDGE AT THE VARIOUS GIFT LEVELS (SEE GUIDELINE TO GIVING) WILL HAVE THEIR LEAF PLACED ON THE TREE OR THEIR ROCK PLACED NEAR THE BASE OF THIS WONDERFUL TREE, A NEW ADDITION TO OUR PARISH AND A LASTING MONUMENT TO THE GENEROUS AID AND CARING SUPPORT OF ALL OUR PARISHIONERS. $5,000 LARGE ROCK $3,600 ONE MEDIUM ROCK $2,200 ONE SMALL ROCK $1,500 ONE LEAF WITH A STAR $1,080 ONE LEAF
A NEW WEB SITE
We have a new link to one of the most comprehensive Catholic web pages. The Monks of Adoration. This site has Catholic Answers, resources and video links. It has been voted No. 1 on the internet. Go to our links page and check it out it is great!
St. Mary's History
St. Mary`s Parish Massena, New York Shortly after the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the aluminum industry in Massena began to expand and workmen with their families arrived from all directions, greatly enlarging the population. The Rev. Timothy ...
VIEW OUR PASTORS FROM FIRST TO PRESENT
WE HAVE A NEW FEATURE ON OUR ABOUT US PAGE. FROM OUR FIRST PASTOR IN 1919 TO OUR CURRENT PASTOR. COME VISIT OUR HISTORY.
At St. Mary's/St. Joseph's we have cantors, an adult choir, and a youth choir. We have a guitar player who leads.....
Divorced & Separated
This is a support group, open to all separated and divorced persons regardless of denomination. The goals of this group is to offer emotional support and guidance by coming together to share experiences and discussion of issues related to separation and divorce. Through this, we hope to ...
A BRAND NEW CATHOLIC LINK FOR MOTHERS
Catholic moms looking for a very informative and helpful site. This is your spot. You will find it on our links page.
Argentine Cardinal Bergoglio elected Pope Francis
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina has been elected Pope.
The new Pontiff, who chose the name Pope Francis, is the first Latin American every to become Roman Pontiff, and the first Jesuit.
The Argentine cardinal was elected on the 5th ballot of the conclave, ...
Part 4: How to Be a Dynamic and Evangelizing Parish
Two very different parishes show what it takes to be both energetic and spiritual.