General News

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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Christmas and New Year Calendar 2019-20
St. Mary Parish & St. Paul Parish Sunday, December 22 Fourth Sunday of Advent 7:30 a.m. Confessions* 8:00 a.m. Mass No Faith Formation 10:15 a.m. Confessions* 11:00 a.m. Mass 12:00 p.m. Church Decorating Tuesday, December 24 Christmas Eve 5:00 p.m. Christm...

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Many came out to worship with Father Herman Joseph Putnam, O. Praem when he celebrated his first home Mass at St. Mary Saturday, July 25.  It was additionally special in that it was celebrated as a Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form...beautiful music, beautiful ceremony, a universal Chu...

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Dear Families of St. Mary Parish, Calling all kids!  Ever wonder which way to go? Are you curious about how God is calling you to follow Him? Join us at Saint Mary Parish, Anacortes for VOCATION Bible School! Tuesday, July 14 – Friday, July 17 Come for morning Mass at 9a...

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Following the 10:30 a.m. Mass at about 12 Noon the Pastoral Council is hosting a farewell party for Fr. Marion and all outgoing Staff Members.  The Vela Luka Dance Assemble, who will be performing at the Port, plans to do a number at the Farewell Party about 2 p.m.  The event will close at...

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WHEN & WHERE Friday, May 8th  @ 7 pm—9:30 pm Saturday, May 9th  @  9:00 am { begin w/Mass } —4:00 pm Venue: Rooms  5& 7, Father Auer Center Download Flyer Presented by the Joy of the Lord Prayer  Group Member of the WWCCR You are Invi...

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Sound Choice Charity Dinner

Posted on February 12, 2015 in: General News

Our third annual dinner fundraiser featuring “Henry’s Story” Thursday, March 26, 2015 6:00 – 9:00pm The Swedish Cultural Center 1920 Dexter Ave N Seattle, WA 98109 Schedule of Events  6:00pm  Hosted Social Hour 7:00pm ...

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Lent at St. Mary Anacortes

Posted on February 12, 2015 in: General News

Parish Lenten Mission Presenter: Fr. Micheal Vuky pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Church & Visitation Church in the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon Topic: When Life gives you more than you can stand, Kneel! Dates and Times: Monday Mar 16 - 18th, 2015, 2 sessions 9 am and 7 p.m. Forma...

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CATHOLIC HOME MISSIONS COLLECTIONS

Posted on February 11, 2015 in: General News

The Catholic Home Missions collection strengthens the Catholic Church in the United States and its territories, funding a wide range of pastoral services, including evangelization, religious education, and the maintenance of mission parishes, the training of seminarians and lay ministers, and minist...

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The Knights of Columbus is hosting their annual Valentine Dinner Dance at the FAC-Gym, following the 5 p.m. Mass. Live music by 4B4U. Tickets will be available at the weekend Masses.  See flier for details.  Download

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Spring 2015 Rummage Sale

Posted on October 28, 2014 in: General News

Sale Dates: April 23rd-25th Setup Dates: April 14th @ 6pm with Pizza

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Wills & Estate Planning Seminar Tuesday, November 4th, at 7:00 p.m.   Click to Register Online and to learn more

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Come relax and visit with your parish family.  St. Mary will host a potluck picnic following the 10:30 Mass on Sunday, August 24th.  POTLUCK DISHES REQUESTED Families with last names starting with A-L are asked to bring a dessert and those starting with M-Z are asked to bring a side ...

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Posted on July 25, 2014 in: General News

Catechesis! Music! Crafts! Games! Snacks! WHEN: AUGUST 12 THROUGH AUGUST 15 10:00 A.M TO 12 P.M. Tuesday through Friday ending with an Assumption Party on Friday FOR AGES 4 THROUGH 12 YEARS OF AGE.  Children younger than four will be considered if parents are available to help. REGI...

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2014 Bulletins Now Available!

Posted on June 05, 2014 in: General News

You can now download any and all bulletins from January 2014 to the present! Under the Resources tab click Sunday Bulletin to see a complete list. You can also click here. Simply click "download" next to the bulletin issue you would like to see.  

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Friars' Feast by the Bay

Posted on May 28, 2014 in: General News

“Friar’s Feast by the Bay” is Sunday July 27th at 4pm. Each attendee will have a chance to win a Lithograph “signed” in pencil by the hand of Pablo Picasso, which is gallery priced between $8-10K includes “COA.” [Certificate of Authenticity]. Come and ...

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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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Faith on Fire

Posted on February 21, 2020 in: General News

Faith on Fire
Faith on Fire  July 10-12, 2020 Faith on Fire Family Weekend is the signature Catholic Event of the Pacific Northwest, a spiritually transformative celebration of Catholic fellowship, family, and vocations. Visit our Faith on Fire website (or go to our parish website, and look u...

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March for Life

Posted on December 13, 2019 in: General News

March for Life
The March For Life in Olympia will be Tuesday, January 21. We will begin with Mass at 8:00 a.m. at St. Mary, Anacortes and depart by bus at 8:30 a.m. Signups will begin after Masses the weekend of January 4-5, and continue the following weekend. Bus fare is $20 for adults and children 12 years of...

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New Year Adoration

Posted on December 13, 2019 in: General News

New Year Adoration
We will celebrate the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God, with Eucharistic Adoration in the church directly following the 6:00 p.m. Vigil Mass on December 31st, throughout the night, until Benediction before the morning Mass at 9:00 a.m. on January 1st. Sign-up sheets will be in the narthex a...

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Christmas Pageant Rehearsals

Posted on December 13, 2019 in: General News

Christmas Pageant Rehearsals
Rehearsal schedule for the Children’s Christmas Pageant: Rehearsal: Saturday, December 21,11:00 a.m. Dress Rehearsal: Monday, December 23, Costumes at 4:00 p.m, Rehearsal at 4:30 p.m. Please attend both rehearsals. The Christmas Pageant takes place during the 5:00 p.m. Mass on Chr...

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Simbang Gabi - A Filipino Advent Mass Tradition - Friday - Dec 20 - 5pm
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 5:00 p.m. St. Mary Church Reception to follow in the Father Auer Center

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Celebracíon de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Thursday, December 12, 2019
Celebracíon de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Thursday, December 12, 2019 Misa/Mass A las 6:00 p.m. Fiesta 7:00 p.m.

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“Camping in God’s Creation”
Sacred Heart in La Conner will be holding Vacation Bible School Monday June 24 through Thursday, June 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for children age 4 through those entering 5th grade next year. You will find flyers and registration forms on the table in the narthex. If you have any questions ple...

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Quo Vadis Days - June 24-27, 2019
Jesus Has a Plan for You! Quo Vadis Days is a 3-day camp for young Catholic men to learn more about the priesthood, to deepen their faith, and to better discern God’s call in their lives. It was started in the Jubilee Year 2000 by Father John Cihak in the Archdiocese of Portl...

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Faith on Fire Family Conference
Mark your calendars for the 2019 Faith on Fire Family Conference, July 12, 13, 14.

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Mass of Reception for Archbishop Etienne
Archbishop J. Peter Sartain invites the people of the Archdiocese to join in this special celebration to receive Archbishop Paul D. Etienne as Coadjutor Archbishop of Seattle.   Date:Friday, June 7, 2019 Time: 2:00 p.m.  Location:  St. James Cathedral     &nbs...

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Parish Office Closed On Memorial Day
The parish office will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day. Thank you and have a blessed day!! Gracias y que tenga un dia lleno de bendiciones!!

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Mission talk by Fr. Jude Eli, OP
Fr. Jude Eli, OP, will be at St. Mary for the weekend of May 18-19 and his mission will be Monday through Thursday, May 20-23. Mass will be at 9:00 a.m. each morning followed by the mission talk, and in the evening at 7:00 p.m. with mission talk. The topic of Fr. Jude’s mission is: Sal...

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Our vibrant, active, diverse and wonderful parishes have five employment positions open. If you would like complete information about any of these positions, please call Ruth Miller or stop by the Parish Office to request a job description and application. You can reach Ruth at 360-293-2101x102, Mon...

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Parish Lenten Mission

Posted on April 09, 2019 in: General News

Parish Lenten Mission
Fr. Dominic DeMaio, O.P. will be leading our Lenten Mission: “Living Encounter with Jesus to Prepare for Resurrection” Monday April 8-Thursday April 11: 9:00 a.m. Mass and Mission Talk 6:00 p.m. Mass and Mission Talk Each mission talk will conclude with Eucharistic Benediction...

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2019 Rosary Sailing

Posted on April 09, 2019 in: General News

2019 Rosary Sailing
St. Mary will embark on our third Rosary cruise around the islands on Friday, May 10. Seats are available first for St. Mary parishioners between March 25 and April 21; remaining seats will be available beginning April 22. Adults: $30; Children under age 12: $15. Your reservation is confirmed upon p...

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Please plan to attend “The Healing Power of the Holy Spirit” presented by Fr. John Campoli, I.V.Dei. There will be 9:00 a.m. Mass with Mission Talk and 6:00 p.m. Mass with Mission Talk each day Monday, March 4 through Thursday, March 7. Please note: Wednesday Masses will be Ash Wednesday...

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The Knights of Columbus are hosting a Parish Breakfast on Sunday, February 24 after the 8:00 a.m. Mass. Enjoy a delicious full breakfast for a donation and purchase your tickets for the Knights’ St. Patrick’s Day Dinner to be held on March 16. Proceeds will go to the seminarians, the Pos...

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So what happened?

Posted on January 02, 2019 in: General News

So what happened?
By the Most Rev. Alexander Sample, Archbishop of Portland 12/3/2018 I have recently returned from the annual fall meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). It was at this meeting that the U.S. bishops were prepared to address in a strong manner the current crisis in the...

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Register for FORMED

Posted on January 02, 2019 in: General News

Register for FORMED
Have you registered for your FREE access to our parish subscription to Formed from the Augustine Institute yet? Formed has a rich content of programs, movies, audio, and books to explore our Catholic Faith. The subscription is available at no cost to you and can be accessed 24/7 from any device. Reg...

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March for Life

Posted on January 02, 2019 in: General News

March for Life
The March For Life in Olympia will be Tuesday, January 22. We will begin with Mass at 8:00 am at St. Mary, Anacortes and depart by bus at 8:30 am. Signups will begin after Masses the weekend of January 5-6, and continue the following weekend. Bus fare is $20 for adults and children 12 years of ag...

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Thursday, December 24, 2015 - Friday, January 1, 2016, all Parish Offices will be closed.  Regularly scheduled classes and meetings will resume after the New Year.

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The children's pageant will happen during the 5:00pm Christmas Eve Mass (Thursday, December 24).   We will have two rehearsals:   Saturday, December 19th at 10am in the gym - due to a funeral, we will meet for this one in the gym (and get costumed up) and on&n...

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Do you need the parish schedule for Christmas Eve (Thursday, December 24, 2015) through January 3? Please click here.

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Many families gathered together to install the walking rosary created by the children of Vocation Bible School a few weeks ago.  What a beautiful addition to our parish grounds.  Visit the far right side of the Father Auer Center (the side opposite the church) and enjoy the prayer opp...

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Please join us in celebrating a son of St. Mary coming home as Father.  The Most Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form will be celebrated by Father Herman Joseph Putnam, O. Praem on Saturday, July 25 at 11:00am.  This will be his first Mass celebrated at his home parish (he has cel...

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This Thursday, July 23rd, at 6:00 p.m. St. Mary will be hosting Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino of Assisi, Italy.  He will celebrate Mass at 6:00pm in the church, followed by a talk and refreshments next door in the Father Auer Center. The Archbishop will be preaching on the Family ...

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Due to Faith on Fire Catholic Family Conference (Friday, July 31 - Sunday, August 2, 2015), a few significant changes are being made to regular Mass times. The schedule for that weekend is: Friday, July 31   9:00am Daily Mass  5:00pm Opening Mass for the Conference Saturda...

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St. MerryFest 2015

Posted on May 30, 2015 in: General News

June 12, 13 & 14, 2015.  A three day community festival of carnival rides, food fair and live entertaintment for the whole family.  

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“THE LORD HEALS THE BROKEN HEARTED AND BINDS UP THEIR WOUNDS” ST. JOSEPH Prayer and Healing Ministry's 38th ANNUAL HEALING RETREAT FT. WORDEN CONFERENCE CENTER Port Townsend, WA February 20, 21, 22, 2015 Please join us – Fr. Paul, Fr. John Topel, Fr. John Sh...

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"Men of Saint Mary: Are you looking for fun,  fellowship, and a deeper understanding of scripture?  Come join the St. Andrew Men’s Bible Study as we embark on the 8-session course “A Quick Journey Through the Bible” by Jeff Cavins.  Be not afraid - this is a beg...

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Ashley Hardesty daughter of parishioners, Robert & Margaret Hardesty is getting married to Jay Gruber on Saturday January 24, 2015 at 1 p.m.

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ENTIRE PROGRAM   [DOWNLOAD] JUST THE HIGHLIGHTS W/DIRECTIONS  [DOWNLOAD] Free Children's Menu for children: toddler through age12.  No host lunch for adults @ $10.00 each. A memorable event of old country celebration of the Feast of St. Nicholas. Father Marion's ...

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Advent Mission Dec 7th-10th, 2014

Posted on November 17, 2014 in: General News

Theme: Jesus, the Divine Physician: Transforming our heart, mind and soul. - Fr. James Kelleher, SOLT Topics 7 p.m. Sun 7*           The Most Holy Eucharist: From Eucharist to Communion, to Transformation. 9am & 7pm Mon 8 - Holy Day ...

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An opportunity to help an expectant mother in Mt. Vernon! This will be a one-time collection to support a specific family in need.  Please bring your donation items to Mass during the weekend of Nov 29th and 30th. The following is a list of things needed by the Gabriel Project for a ba...

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Sunday November 9th, 2014 is the Commitment Sunday for turning in a completed Stewardship of Treasure Card for the calendar year 2015.  Grateful thanks to all who responded to date.  We have only 28% of our goal to realize.  If you have misplaced your pledge card, we have a virtual...

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KoC Spaghetti Feed - Sat Nov. 15th

Posted on September 18, 2014 in: General News

KofC Spaghetti & Meatball Feed & Fellowship includes Salad Garlic Bread Dessert Red & White Wine & Beer a fundraiser to support Seminarians and Pro-Life Saturday November 15, 2014 at 6pm in the FAC gym after Vigil Mass Live music featuring "The John Fahey...

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Heal Your Marriage – Are you frustrated or angry with your spouse?  Is it impossible to talk about difficult topics without arguing?  Have you just given up?  Do you feel alone in your marriage?  Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vī) can help, no matter the source of conflict ...

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Yes!  we will be having First Friday and First Saturday Mass this August.  We have a Priest for the month of August.  Fr. Francis Kikimeko will be the celebrant.  Anointing of the Sick will be done during the First Friday Mass.  24 hour adoration will commence immediately fo...

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Peter's Pence Collection 2014

Posted on June 19, 2014 in: General News

Next week (June 28-29th) our diocese will take up the Peter’s Pence Collection, which provides the Holy Father with the funds he needs to carry out his charitable works around the world. The proceeds benefit the most disadvantaged victims of war, oppression, and disasters. Join our Holy Father...

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Lost and Found

Posted on June 18, 2014 in: General News

The lost and found drawers in the church are filled to capacity. Please take a minute to look through them and reclaim your lost items. In addition, there is a growing pile of clothing that's been left in the Fr. Auer Center from socks to jackets. Due to lack of storage space in our office, we n...

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Thank You!

Posted on June 18, 2014 in: General News

The 2014 MerryFest Committee would like to give a big thank you to the planners,  publicity people, ticket sellers, office workers,  set-up crew,  take-down crew,  food-booth workers,  curly fry fairies, parking angels,  beer garden crew, salmon dinner team,  dishw...

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St. MerryFest 2014

Posted on May 28, 2014 in: General News

St. MerryFest 2014 is fast approaching! Please save the date: June 13, 14, and 15. Volunteer sign-up cards are available in the pew pockets, so please indicate how you can help. Help is especially needed in the parish food booth and parking. Remember that this event can only be a success if everyone...

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Rummage Sale Committee

Posted on May 28, 2014 in: General News

We are forming a Rummage Sale Committee and an organizational meeting is set for Wednesday, June 4th at 7p.m.  Join us in Rm 5 of the FAC to share ideas and vamp out a plan to lighten the responsibilities of the rummage sales for the Belles of St Mary. The majority of us are retired and feeling...

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The Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon will be Sunday, June 22nd at 1:00p.m. at the 13 Moons Restaurant. You should have received your invitation at this time. Please RSVP either yes or no by placing the supplied postcard in the collection basket. Those who use email will also be receiving a digital in...

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