One hallmark of Franciscan spirituality is to extend welcome to all. On behalf of the Franciscan Friars of the Third Order Regular, we extend this heartfelt invitation:
No matter what your present or past status in the Catholic Church
No matter what your current family or marital situation
No matter what your past of present religious affiliation
No matter what your personal history,
age, background, race, or color,
you are invited, welcomed, accepted and loved here at
Saint Mary Our Lady of Grace.
In the words of Saint Francis of Assisi,
"May the Lord give you peace."
The Franciscan Friars, Third Order Regular and Parish Staff
We offer low gluten Hosts, please visit the sacristy before mass. It is a privilege to provide this for consecration.
- Father Damian Amantia, T.O.R., Pastor
- Father James Morman, T.O.R., Parochial Vicar
- Rev. Mr. Michael Menchen, Deacon
- Wendy Luck, Business & Physical Plant Director
- Joan High, Parish Secretary
- Lois Lowery, Receptionist
- Giselle Johnson, Director of Communications
- Claudia McIvor, Director of Faith Formation
- Michelle Rego, Director of Liturgy & Music
- Jim Kochen, Sacristan
- Calvin Adams, Custodial Care
- Alice Coston, Wedding Coordinator
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Tue and Thurs 11:30am
Sat 3:45pm during Lent
Stations of the Cross
Following 12:10pm mass each
Friday during Lent
April 10 at 7:00pm
April 12 at 6:00pm
Mass of The Lord’s Supper
April 18 at 7:00pm,
followed by adoration
Friday of the
Passion of the Lord
12:10pm Stations of the Cross
3:00pm Celebration of the
The Great Vigil of Easter
Saturday, April 20
The Resurrection of the Lord Easter Sunday, April 21
7:30, 9:30 and 11:30am Mass
Regular Mass Schedule:
Saturday 4:00 PM (Vigil Mass)
Sunday 8 AM and 11:00 AM
Weekday Schedule 12:10 PM
Holy Days of Obligation schedule - see bulletin
Reconciliation Tuesday and Thursday: 11:30 AM Saturday: 3:00 - 3:45 PM and by appointment
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament In this Year of Faith, we will begin to celebrate in reverential silence and adoration before our Blessed Lord. The parish will offer Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on the first Wednesday of the month throughout the year to begin immediately following the 12:10 Mass and conclude at 2PM. During this time of adoration there must be at least two adorers in the church at all times, as the exposed Blessed Sacrament can never be left unattended.
Please Note: Those wishing to celebrate the communal sacraments (Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation, and Matrimony), but who do not regularly worship with our parish community, must first meet with one of the friars or staff. In keeping with Church law, in some situations, they may encounter a delay or postponement of the sacrament.
2019 Holy Days of Obligation
1 January 2019, Mary Mother of God
2 June 2019, Ascension of the Lord
15 August 2019, Assumption of Mary
1 November 2019, All Saints
9 December 2019, Immaculate Conception
25 December 2019, Nativity of the Lord
Monday: 11:30am - 3:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Friday: Closed, also Closed on weekends, Holy Days of Obligations & some holidays
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Posted in Important News on 03/19/19
Reverend Emeric Szlezak, O.F.M., 101, a retired priest of the Franciscan Order of Friars ... Read More »
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USFSP Lot 17 is no longer available to our parish as of the evening ... Read More »
Posted in Important News on 08/18/18
Please read the attached Statement from Bishop Parkes.
August 2018 Statement from Bishop Parkes
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