St. Mary’s COVID-19 Updates

We appreciate your patience as the changes that are arising from the Coronavirus continue to change rapidly. The website will be updated as changes occur, with St. Mary’s Faith Community updates for you immediately following meetings here on campus that discuss the details of these fast moving changes within our County, State and Diocese.

COVID-19 Parish Closures, Cancellations & Postponements


Effective 3/15, St. Mary School Swormville Closed through April 20th

3/15- 4/20 All Masses Cancelled on Weekday’s, Saturday’s and Sunday’s

Adoration, Stations of the Cross, Cancelled at this Time

Taize Prayer Service, Lenten Penance Service Cancelled at this Time

 Effective 3/15 All Ministry & Scheduled Activities on St. Mary’s Campus are Cancelled Until Further Notice

Effective 3/17 All St. Mary’s Campus Buildings will close to the public with the exception of the Chapel for private prayer( See below).
PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the recent NYS mandates that all nonessential employees be sent home, the Chapel will be closing effective Sunday, March 22nd at 6 p.m. until further notice. We will re-evaluate the possibility of re-opening on a weekly basis and keep you updated here.  

Please watch this page and the St. Mary’s Sunday Electronic News for all COVID-19 Updates.





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3/16/2020 2:00 p.m.

St. Mary School Swormville Announces Closing through April 20th-Preparing Study Packets for Students for March 18th

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A Message to Our Eucharistic Ministers …

  Per Diocesan Directives-Eucharistic Ministers should not bring Holy Communion to the faithful outside of church other than viaticum.

Daily Mass Intentions

Fr. Bob Zilliox will be offering Mass Intentions as scheduled for this time period as he celebrates Mass privately on a daily basis. 
If you would like the opportunity to attend this Mass for your loved one in the future, please email the rectory at:  to reschedule to a new date and time.    


Interested in downloading and printing a one Page PDF  with a weekly brief sunmmary of these updates on our Home page? 

It’s right here>>>   St. Mary’s COVID-19 UPDATES Week 2

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