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St. Mary Roman Catholic Church,
in the LOVE of the Lord!
Are you looking for a Roman Catholic parish that is:
- Faithful to and thankful for authentic Church teaching;
- Respectful of her time tested, deeply sacred rites;
- Devoted to the Eucharist and Mary;
- Committed to catechesis and evangelism in full Gospel Truth;
- Reverent and aware of beauty in both sacred liturgy and music;
- Striving in joyful self-donation, letting "Thy Will Be Done"
Join us in the sacred liturgy—
Join our household in Christ.
Save the Date! Diocese of Lansing Catholic Women's Conference
Third Annual Catholic Women's Conference
Saturday, October 25, 2014
"Jesus is Calling"
Modesty in Dress: Out of Respect for the Blessed Sacrament
Please… Out of Respect for the Blessed Sacrament: The following attire is not appropriate to be worn during the Mass or anytime in the church: Tank tops & sleeveless shirts or blouses. Beach attire Shorts Short skirts. Flip-flops Clothing that ...
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Fr. Bosco's homily on the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Oct. 19)
At the time of Jesus, there were many discussions going on among the religious and political leaders in Israel as to whether it was a sin or not to pay taxes to the government since it amounted to acknowledging submission to a king other than the One True God. The party of the zealots preached that to pay the tax was sinful, and all Jews should refuse payment. The Herodians, a political party which sided with the Romans, declared that it was obligatory to pay the taxes. The Pharisees paid the tax quietly while discussing its lawfulness in circles. Since Jesus had repeatedly confronted the Pharisees on their evil ways, instead of going to him themselves, the Pharisees sent a group of their pupils to question Jesus about the lawfulness of paying the government tax. If Jesus answered that it was lawful to pay taxes to a pagan ruler, then he would lose credibility with the Jewish nation who would regard him as a coward and a friend of Caesar. If he said it was not lawful, then the Pharisees would have grounds to report him to the Roman authorities as a political trouble-maker and have him arrested...
Exposition & Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament November 7-8, 2014
Come, spend time with Jesus!!!!
First Friday 9:00 am Until Benediction on Saturday 8:15 am
Exposition & and Adoration
of the Blessed Sacrament ...
Time to Enroll in Religious Ed for 2014-2015!
Dear parish families with children in grade school through high school, Enrollment forms for the 2014-2015 St. Mary Religious Education Program are now available! Please pick up copies in the church vestibule or print copies off of the parish website: stmarymanchester.catholicweb.com. Please take ...