Fr. Jude Zoom Link CORRECTION
Dear Parishioners: Please disregard the previously sent links for the Father Jude Zoom Series. The incorrect meeting IDs were distributed, with a mix up between the morning and evening series. The corrected links and flyer are below. JUNE SERIES INFO & ZOOM LINKS: St. Mary - Anacortes, ...

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Fall Rummage Sale

Posted on June 13, 2021 in: General News

The Fall Rummage sale is on! Donations will start this week, Monday, June 14.  See the bulletin and the insert below for full details: We will be collecting items between 9 am to 5 pm daily in the shed behind the Father Auer Center Some Good News from the Rummage Sale Team Plans ...

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CLOSED: Sacred Relics coming to St. Mary
St. Mary Parish welcomes you to a teaching and exposition of Sacred Relics on Tuesday June 1 at 6:30 pm. Father Carlos Martins of the Companions of the Cross will be here with an extraordinary Vatican collection of over 150 relics, some as old as 2,000 years. Among the treasures will be relics of...

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Dear Flock, Even with the newest CDC and State guidance, masks will still be required at St. Mary Anacortes until further notice. Another sudden change this week in regulations has not allowed the Archdiocese time to come up with a comprehensive response that respects the needs of all who are mos...

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Pentecost Novena

Posted on May 13, 2021 in: General News

Pentecost Novena
The Pentecost Novena begins Friday, May 13. It is nine days of prayer in honor of the Holy Spirit, through Pentecost Sunday, May 23. This novena is the oldest of all novenas, as it was first made at the direction of Our Lord Himself when He sent His apostles back to Jerusalem to await the coming of ...

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Job Opening (PAFF)

Posted on April 06, 2021 in: General News

PASTORAL ASSISTANT FOR FAITH FORMATION (PAFF) This job opportunity is based in Anacortes, WA and encompasses the parishes of St. Mary, Anacortes, and St. Paul on the Swinomish Indian Reservation.   The PAFF works under the direction of and assists the pastor in developing, ...

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Job Opening (PAFF)

Posted on April 06, 2021 in: General News

Job opening: We will be seeking a new PA for Faith Formation with a focus on Youth Ministry. Please keep this search in your prayers. More details to come! Important news: Sister Moira and Sister Peter Miriam will be leaving at the end of April. Their letter is attached below. 

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Flocknote (Texting!)

Posted on February 19, 2021 in: General News

Flocknote (Texting!)
Bringing your Parish announcements and news in a new way! Want to sign yourself up? Do so here at https://stmarycatholicchurchanacortes.flocknote.com/everyone Or text the word POPEFRANCIS to the phone number 84576

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Congratulations to our new Deacons

Posted on February 19, 2021 in: General News

Congratulations to Deacon Lyle Kendall and Deacon Dale Pollard, who were ordained Dec. 19 at St. James Cathedral.

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Deacon Cary Parnell

Posted on December 12, 2020 in: General News

Dear Parishioners, Our Beloved Deacon Cary Parnell, of Anacortes, WA, went home to God early in the morning of December 9th, the feast of St. Juan Diego. Funeral arrangements are as follows: Monday, Dec. 14th: Viewing and Visitation at Evans Funeral Chapel from 1-5PM Rosary Vigil broa...

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Closed: Christmas Masses 2020

Posted on December 07, 2020 in: General News

Christmas Mass signups are now open on Calendly. They are filling up fast! https://calendly.com/stmaryanacortes The FAC will be opened for overflow viewing. Both locations will require advance registration in order to keep within capacity limits.

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CLOSED: Pastoral Review - Survey
Pastoral Review of Father Mel Strazicich   Dear Parishioner of St. Mary, Anacortes,   Pastor terms within the Archdiocese are for 6 years.  We have been blessed to have Fr. Straz for the past 5 years, and June will mark the end of his 6-year assignment.  It is a norma...

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CLOSED: Registration open! The Robe, The Sandals, The Ring
Click this link to be taken to the website Please join us for this exciting event! October 23-24, 2020 The Robe, the Sandals, the Ring A transformative retreat by Bart Schuchts, Affiliate of JPII Healing Center. For more information, contact Rose Mary Kollodge at 360-293-6017 or ...

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Digital Bulletin: June 21, 2020
The online bulletin for is now available, alongside past bulletin editions. See the bulletin inserts linked below and visit the bulletin page (https://stmaryanacortes.org/Resources/Bulletins)  for the current and past editions to keep up with the news for St. Mary and St. Paul...

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Digital Bulletin: May 24, 2020
The online bulletin for is now available, alongside past bulletin editions. See the bulletin inserts linked below and visit the bulletin page (https://stmaryanacortes.org/Resources/Bulletins)  for the current and past editions to keep up with the news for St. Mary and St. Paul...

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Digital Bulletin: May 17, 2020
The online bulletin for is now available, alongside past bulletin editions. See the bulletin inserts linked below and visit the bulletin page (https://stmaryanacortes.org/Resources/Bulletins)  for the current and past editions to keep up with the news for St. Mary and St. Paul...

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Digital Bulletin: May 10, 2020
The online bulletin for is now available, alongside past bulletin editions. See the bulletin inserts linked below and visit the bulletin page (https://stmaryanacortes.org/Resources/Bulletins)  for the current and past editions to keep up with the news for St. Mary and St. Paul...

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Our new  PA for Faith Formation, Sr. Peter Miriam
Dear Parishioners, Sister Peter Miriam, our new Pastoral Assistant for Faith Formation, and Father Straz have recorded a Q & A session video to introduce Sister to the Parish. Please click here to view the message and learn more about Sister Peter Miriam and what she will be doing at St. M...

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Holy Week Schedule 2021 (Closed)
St. Mary Parish & St. Paul Parish Holy Week and Easter Schedule Sunday, March 28 - Palm Sunday 7:30 am Confessions & Rosary 8:00 am Mass 10:30 am Confessions & Rosary 11:00 am Mass 5:00 pm St. Paul Communion Service (for the Native American community) Tuesday, March 30 ...

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Rummage Sale (Closed)

Posted on March 19, 2021 in: General News

Rummage Sale (Closed)
Hello! We have an ongoing Rummage Sale going on right now! Sign up here https://st-mary-st-paul.constantcontactsites.com/  and click the Calendly signup link.  UPDATED: Thank you for helping us with this Parish Fundraiser and helping us to meet our goals!  

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Lenten Parish Mission (Closed)

Posted on February 24, 2021 in: General News

Lenten Parish Mission (Closed)
Join our Lenten Parish Mission 2021! Mon. March 1st - Wed. March 3rd JESUS’ LENTEN CONVERSATIONS Lenten Parish Mission with Fr. Carlos Martins, CC Mornings: Mass at 9AM Mon-Wed followed by Mission Talk Evenings: Repeat of Morning Mission Talk Mon-Wed at 6PM, followed by Adoratio...

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Sparks of Faith! Watch on YouTube
""The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it." - John 1:5" Join Sparks of Faith and St. Mary with music, praise and talks on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLjCCJhDnJk You can see all of the videos from the Sparks of Faith on the YouT...

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Digital Bulletin: June 14, 2020
The online bulletin for is now available, alongside past bulletin editions. See the bulletin inserts linked below and visit the bulletin page (https://stmaryanacortes.org/Resources/Bulletins)  for the current and past editions to keep up with the news for St. Mary and St. Paul...

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A Prayer Vigil: Join CTK and Anacortes Pastors: June 8
Monday, June 8, 5-7 pm: Live Prayer with CTK Anacortes Come together in solidarity and prayer Dear Parishioners, You are invited to join in a Facebook Live Prayer Event, hosted by Christ the King, Anacortes. This event, which includes multiple Anacortes pastors, is a time for prayer. It ...

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Digital Bulletin: June 7, 2020
The online bulletin for is now available, alongside past bulletin editions. See the bulletin inserts linked below and visit the bulletin page (https://stmaryanacortes.org/Resources/Bulletins)  for the current and past editions to keep up with the news for St. Mary and St. Paul...

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Digital Bulletin: May 31, 2020
The online bulletin for is now available, alongside past bulletin editions. See the bulletin inserts linked below and visit the bulletin page (https://stmaryanacortes.org/Resources/Bulletins)  for the current and past editions to keep up with the news for St. Mary and St. Paul...

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WSCC (Bishops) Release Statement on the Reopening of Churches
Dear Parishioners, In response to President Trump’s recent statement regarding church reopenings, the Bishops of Washington have produced a unified statement. The text is as follows: May 22, 2020 In response to President Trump’s statement today regarding church reopenings, th...

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Family of the Gospel  Meetings
Dear Parish Family,  You are invited to an online gathering of parishioners and families Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. to pray the Gospel for Families with Fr. Straz. Click here to join the Zoom meeting at the scheduled time. To join using phone audio, call the number listed when con...

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The online bulletin for is now available, alongside past bulletin editions. See the bulletin inserts linked below and visit the bulletin page (https://stmaryanacortes.org/Resources/Bulletins)  for the current and past editions to keep up with the news for St. Mary and St. Paul...

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Mass: May Crowning & Consecration of Parishes
Dear Parishioners, Please join us for First Friday Mass Livestreamed at 11 a.m., followed by a small Marian Procession with May Crowning & Consecration of Parishes and Nation to Our Lady. View the Livestream here: https://youtu.be/3qPARxGOot8 Then, at 3 p.m., the Chaplet of Divine Mercy...

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The online bulletin for April 19, 2020 is now available, alongside past bulletin editions. See the bulletin inserts linked below and visit the bulletin page for the current and past editions to keep up with the news for St. Mary and St. Paul.  Please note that information&n...

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Digital Bulletin: April 19, 2020
The online bulletin for April 19, 2020 is now available, alongside past bulletin editions. See the bulletin inserts linked below and visit the bulletin page for the current and past editions to keep up with the news for St. Mary and St. Paul.  Please note that information&n...

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Digital Bulletin: April 12, 2020
The online bulletin for April 12, 2020 is now available, alongside past bulletin editions. See the bulletin inserts linked below and visit the bulletin page for the current and past editions to keep up with the news for St. Mary and St. Paul.  Please note that information&n...

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Easter Vigil & Easter Sunday Livestreams
Dear Parishioners, Please join us for the celebration of Easter! See the links for the livestreams below for the Masses and Vigil to view as they happen. See the Worship Aids in the Document files at the bottom of the page. Saturday, April 11 – Easter Vigil: View on YouTube he...

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Good Friday Stations, Divine Mercy & Liturgy Livestream (April 10, 2020)
Dear Parishioners, Please join us for Good Friday. 12:15 pm: Livestream of Good Friday Stations & Divine Mercy Novena  3:00 pm: Livestream Liturgy of Good Frriday  A worship aid is available to make it easy to follow along with the Mass. Please click this link: &quo...

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Holy Thursday Mass Livestream (April 9, 2020)
Dear Parishioners, Please join us for Holy Thursday Mass livestreamed at 6 p.m. April 9. A worship aid is available to make it easy to follow along with the Mass. Please click this link: "Worship Aid" or view the PDF linked below. View the Mass on YouTube here. Visit th...

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Digital Bulletin: April 5, 2020
The online bulletin for April 5, 2020 is now available, alongside past bulletin editions. See the bulletin inserts linked below and visit the bulletin page for the current and past editions to keep up with the news for St. Mary and St. Paul.  Please note that information&nb...

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Palm Sunday Mass & Resources (April 4, 2020)
Dear Parishioners, A worship aid is available to make it easy to follow along with the Livestreamed Palm Sunday Mass at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, April 4.  Please click this link: "Worship Aid." View the Mass on YouTube here. Also linked below are resources for Holy Week, i...

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Holy Week 2020 Schedule (UPDATED)
Updated Holy Week and Octave of Easter Schedule Please join Father Straz on our livestream YouTube playlist here as Holy Week progresses. Thursday, April 9 – Holy Thursday Noon – 5:00 pm:  Church Open  6:00 pm: Livestream of Mass Friday, April 10 – Good...

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The online bulletin for March 29, 2020 is now available, alongside past bulletin editions. Please note that information is changing rapidly.  As the church adapts, please check the website announcments and your emails for the most current information.  See the bulletin...

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Links & Resources to stay Connected
Stay Connected: Many resources are available online for faith needs: St. Mary Parish Links: · Livestream on YouTube of St. Mary. See calendar for Prayer times: www.youtube.com/channel/UCWiXTZHRZWA6K0orpxXj3-A   · RCIA Class Recording of Church History...

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 Lord’s Prayer at noon on Wednesday, March 25
Pope Francis is encouraging everyone to pray the Lord’s Prayer at noon on Wednesday, March 25, saying, “Let's stay united. Let us make those who are alone and tested feel our closeness.”    

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Procession video from March 21, 2020
Click here to view the video from Saturday's Procession:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psvtSWy-7o4     Click here to view the 6:15 p.m. Mass from March 21, 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdYhpdtFlaw       ...

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Past RCIA Class Recordings

Posted on March 20, 2020 in: General News

See the RCIA page for the most recent news: https://stmaryanacortes.org/Faith-Formation/RCIA  Church History - Part 3 The link to view the recording of the April 1 RCIA Class: Church History - Part 3, is available: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TFIIRNTbIGt5JiaZr4rGGRRstC...

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Digital Bulletin: March 22, 2020
The online bulletin for March 22, 2020 is now available here, alongside past bulletin editions.  Please note the information is changing rapidly and the dates & times the bulletin may become outdated as the church adapts--please check the website announcments and your...

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Updated: Quick Guide for Parish Schedule
JMJ Here’s your quick guide to the New Normal Schedule: Until further notice: all Catholic Services and activities at St. Paul’s are cancelled.   For St. Mary’s: All public Masses have been cancelled until further notice. The adoration chapel is closed until fur...

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Mass and Prayer streamed live on YouTube
Please join us as Masses and Prayers are broadcast live online on YouTube. Click the link below to view the current video (Select the video marked with a red "Live Now") https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWiXTZHRZWA6K0orpxXj3-A/videos

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Digital Bulletin: March 15, 2020
The online bulletin for March 15, 2020 is now available here, alongside past bulletin editions.  In light of all Masses being canceled, the schedule has been updated to reflect changes and the opportunities available for parishioners, as well as links to online faith resources. See the fi...

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St. Mary and St. Paul Lent/Easter Calendar
St. Mary/St. Paul 2020 Lent and Easter Calendar All services will be held at St. Mary. Lenten season begins Ash Wednesday, February 26. Easter Sunday is April 12 Click on the PDF under Related Files below to see the Lent and Easter schedule. 

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New Hymnals and Missals coming soon!
St. Mary Parish is happy to announce that we will be purchasing new hardbound mass books and hymnals. These permanent books are an investment that will replace the missalettes that are changed several times a year at a signifi-cant cost to buy, replace and dispose of. We are in need of 300 sets of b...

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