The Eucharist, the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of our Lord Jesus Christ
We at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Parish, follow the word of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We commit ourselves to be God’s Heart of mercy and love, God’s Voice of hope and truth and God’s Hands of justice and healing to all people. We are dedicated to engaging our entire faith community in worship, ministry and service to all.
St. Mary’s Picnic
St. Mary’s Other News
BOTTLE & CAN DRIVE
July 24 & 25, 2021
Boy Scout Troop 92 BOTTLE & CAN Drive: Drive-thru.
Saturday, July 24: 3:00 to 7:00pm
Sunday, July 25: 7:00am to 1:00pm
Redemption Truck parked School Transit Rd Parking Lot.
Drive through on way to/from Mass. Boy Scouts will help take any bags from your vehicle.
Boy Scouts will be donating 50% of the profits from this Drive to St. Mary’s Church.
St. Mary’s First Online Auction!
Yetti Roadie 20 Cooler ~ Amy Jensen
MacKenzie-Childs Taylor Fete Medium Serving Bowl
Premier Cocktail Party Set ~ Amy Jensen
Salvatore’s Grand Hotel Overnight Package
Kate Spade Eva Straw Handbag ~ Lynda Carver
Luxury Maine Townhouse Weekend Stay ~ Jim Pasinski
American Girl “Rebecca” w/$50 Amazon Gift Card
Margaux Tote from Kate Spade ~ Margaret Terrill
Wine Fountain handcrafted by Fr. Luke
Joovy Double Stroller w/$50 Target Gift Card
Show Your Buffalo Spirit!
(Buffalo figurine w/handcrafted Buffalo Serving Tray & Coasters ~ Joan Ahren
“Frozen in Buffalo” Overnight Package ~ Maureen Brown
Dahlin Autographed Jersey ~ Barbara Todaro
Drone & Star Wars Lego ~ Claude Imagna
To everyone who participated
in this year’s reimagined Auction activities!
St. Mary’s Feast Day ~
Feast of the Assumption
Join us Celebrate our Parish Feast Day at all weekend Masses on August 14/15.
St. Mary’s Annual Outdoor Mass will be celebrated:
Sunday, August 15th at 6:00pm on the green space between the priest house and parking lot. Please bring a lawn chair for your comfort.
“Bring Your Own Picnic” Dinner will follow Mass.
Come join the fun and share in the fellowship of St. Mary’s community. All are invited to bring their own picnic provisions: plates, utensils, beverages, and side dishes.
Hot Dogs will be provided by St. Mary’s.
RSVP by August 12th with your Hot Dog Order: Call the Parish Office 688-9380 or place form below in the Collection Basket.
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PICNIC RAFFLE TICKET WINNERS
Sandi & Joe Vitthuhn
Maddie & Andrew Doyle
6th – 7th Prize
Belinda Quinn | Nicole DiFilippo
8th – 10th Prize
Robert Krais | Thomas Muscarella | Mary Konczakowski
11th – 14th Prize
Michael Andres | Raymond Agregado | Mike Gatas | Beverly Shipe
Early Bird Winners
Dave Gervase | Liane Browning
Altar Server Training:
August 17 and 19
Eligibility: Boys and girls in Grade 4 and above and who have received their First Communion.
Classes will take place in the Church,
5:30 to 7:30pm on either Tuesday, August 17 or Thursday, August 19.*
Class Size: Six (6) children/class.
Register: Through Sign Up Genius, linked here
*Another session will be added, if needed.
CHOWDER CHASE 2021 WINNERS
FIRST OVERALL MALE WINNER
William Hilbert 15:15
FIRST OVERALL FEMALE WINNER
Anna Ridge 20:51
FIRST MASTERS MALE WINNER
James Ciliberto 19:41
FIRST MASTERS FEMALE WINNER
Joni Maxick-Jason 23:18
TOP THREE MALES
William Hilbert 15:15
Allen Gelfond 17:19
Joshua Janson 19:01
TOP THREE FEMALES
Anna Ridge 20:51
Brier Amerlinck 20:53
Kearsten Fish 22:58
From the handful of families in 1849 that built our beloved church, to the many families that sit in our pews in 2020, we have together supported the growth and prosperity of St. Mary’s Swormville for over 171 years!
The Latest News & Announcements from our parish.
Rev. Robert Yetter, Pastor of St. Mary's Swormville from July 1995 to August of 2018, passed away last evening, Monday, July 5th, after a brief illness. We as a community in faith offer our prayers for healing, and express our sincere condolences to his family. Follow...
May 5, 2021 Dear School Families and Parishioners, With thanks to the parents, teachers, Board members, and administrators who collaborated with us to discern the appropriate path for leadership of Saint Mary School for the years ahead, we are absolutely...
St. Mary’s began their search for Karen Smaczniak’s replacement upon the announcement of her retirement as our Director of Faith Formation and Children’s Catechumen. After interviewing many applicants, the perfect answer was our very own Youth Minister, Christina...
Bishop Michael Fisher, Chair Rick Cronin, and Deacon Steve Schumer launched Appeal 2021 and announced the $10 million goal, as well as “HOPE for all Seasons” as the campaign theme. To date, St. Mary's parishioners have donated $177,434.07 exceeding our parish goal of...
Karen Smaczniak announced her retirement in February of 2021 after thirty years with St. Mary’s as the Director of Family Faith. It was 1988 when she started working here at St. Mary’s while she was a mom at home with her two young children, a three year old...
The St. Mary's Chapel Bells rang again for the first time in many years on Easter Sunday after a special Restoration Project Fundraiser that collected over 30,000 from parishioners who donated towards this beautiful project. Thank you to all who donated! The Bell...
In Loving Memory of Our Dearly Departed…
In loving memory of our dearly departed 2020-2021. Please pray for their souls and their families. May God grant them eternal peace in His loving presence. Amen.