Welcome to St. Mary of the Annunciation Spotlight.  This newsletter shines a spotlight on our parishioners and ministries engaged in the works of our Lord and is a vehicle for us to better connect and embrace one another as a community of believers. I thank God for the blessings He has bestowed on St. Mary community and His people. May He continue to shower us with His graces.

Fr. Jerry Jacob
Pastor, St. Mary of the Annunciation

September 2021

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Contemporary Choir Makes a Difference

Click the image above to read more from the gifted members of our music ministry in this feature article for September.

October 2021

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Scrambling to Success

The St. Mary Scramble took place on 9/13 with more than 80 parishioners gathered for this fun event. Click image to read more in this feature article for October.

November 2021

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Lectio Divina Scripture Study

The Lectio Divina Scripture groups offer a richly rewarding way to reflect upon the Sunday readings. Read more from members in this feature article.

January 2021

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PADS Ministry Continues Their Work

Our PADS Ministry at St. Mary has shifted gears to find ways to support those who are homeless during this time of crisis. Read more by clicking the image above!

May 2021

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Spending Time with Mark Meier

Last September, St. Mary was blessed to have Mark Meier join as the new Director of Music and Liturgy. Read more about Mark by clicking the image above!

July 2021

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How Can They Keep from Singing!

We are blessed at St. Mary with many gifted cantors to lead us in worship. A few of our cantors share their thoughts and experiences in this feature article.

Volunteers Make Reopening Possible

“I remember the timing vividly!” began Chad Cesarone, as he recounted how he became a “greeter” for St. Mary to reopen the church following the COVID-19-induced shutdown.
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'Safety First' Keeps St. Mary Open

Last spring, as the state faced a mandatory quarantine, it was hard to realize that attending mass would not be possible for a time.

Frassati Reopens This Fall

Frassati Catholic Academy opened its doors to 234 students this August in close adherence to CDC health and safety guidelines amid the global pandemic.

Teen Makes Virtual REP Fun

Connecting with students virtually isn’t easy, especially when it comes to talking about faith. However, St. Mary catechist Lexi Kasamis found creative and meaningful ways to engage her second-grade students in online learning.