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Posted on August 08, 2020 in: General News

Watch Sunday Mass
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5th Sunday Rosasry Before Mass

Posted on August 07, 2020 in: General News

5th Sunday Rosasry Before Mass
The Knights of Columbus will sponsor the fifth  Sunday Rosary 30 minutes before all Masses at St. Mary Church on Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30.  Please come early to Mass.  

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Harvest for Hot Lunch

Posted on August 07, 2020 in: General News

Harvest for Hot Lunch
   Would you like to share your bountiful harvest with our Burlington Catholic School students from St. Charles and St. Mary?  The Hot Lunch Program would be grateful for any of your home-grown vegetables or fruits:  Tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, beets, green peppers,   onions, broccoli, cauliflower, watermelon,cantaloupe, etc.    We will begin accepting donations beginning Monday, August 17th.  Because of Covid restrictions, please drop off any harvest  donations only at the St. Mary Cafeteria anytime between ...

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UPDATE:  The Sacrament of Reconciliation at St. Mary
If you would like to celebrate the Sacrament of  Reconciliation, please contact the parish office, 262-763-1500, to set an appointment with one of the priests. UPDATE:        Fr. Jim and Fr. Sergio are very willing to meet with you, with proper "social distancing". They are available by appointment, whether in their office or an open part of church. In any event, you can be assured to have the privacy and sanctity the sacrament deserves. You can make an appointment by calling the parish office at 763-1500.  ...

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Update from Fr. Jim

Posted on July 22, 2020 in: General News

Update from Fr. Jim
Click READ MORE for Mass update from Fr. Jim. Note weddings and funerals may be celebrated with 25% attendance. Also note at this time the obligation to attend Mass is dispensed through September 6th.

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Tri-Parish Young Adult Group Meetings
Our area Young Adult Group has been meeting for Bible study and fellowship through the Zoom video conferencing app on Wednesday nights at 6:30 pm. All adults ages 18-35 are invited to attend. Young adults outside the Tri-Parish are welcome to join the meeting as well. For more information, contact Caila Webber at caila.webber@gmail.com  

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St. Mary Preschool Help Wanted
St. Mary Preschool is looking for a fun loving preschool teacher to join our team!  We have positions open part-time Monday through Friday following the school year calendar.  We have classrooms with 3 and 4 year olds.  You can bring your children with for an added discount.    If you would like to find out more about becoming part of our preschool family email Denise at dmorrissey@stmb.org or call the Preschool and leave a message @ 262-763-1501.  

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Mass Volunteers Needed

Posted on June 05, 2020 in: General News

Mass Volunteers Needed
To volunteer click READ MORE St. Mary is using Sign Up Genius to coordinate the Mass Volunteers needed each weekend.  We need 8 people to help at each Mass.  Doors open 30 minutes before Mass start time.  Please be at church 35 minutes before Mass start time to be assigned a position and get into place.    

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Help Us Help Others

Posted on April 08, 2020 in: General News

Help Us Help Others
Dear Burlington and Lyons Tri-Parish members, It appears the Coronavirus pandemic will be affecting our daily life for quite some time. Some of us may find a lot of extra time on our hands while others may need extra assistance during this quarantine. This point in time provides an extraordinary opportunity for us to come together as Burlington area Catholics. The Knights of Columbus has been working with Father Jim and Tri-Parish Committee Chairman Brian Daniel to establish a Tri-Parish Coronavirus Outreach Program. Members from your parish outreach committee will be...

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Confession When A Priest is not available
This habit of returning home “takes flesh in the   Sacrament of Reconciliation”, the Pope explained.     “I know that many of you go to confession before Easter… Many will say to me: ‘But Father… I can’t leave the house and I want to make my peace with the Lord. I want Him to embrace me… How can I do that unless I find a priest?’. Do what the catechism says. It’s very clear. If you don’t find a priest to go to confession, speak to God.  He’s your Father. Tell Him the...

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Free Subscription to "Formed.org"
Please log into your FREE parish subscription of www.formed.org with password NBNCWYHere you will find a plethora of information on our Catholic faith which includes Bible studies, movies, biographies and talks.  Make use of this valuable tool for your faith formation.  You can do it by yourself, family or friends.  Our pick of the week is Lectio-Evangelization --   How is Jesus working in our lives to fulfill his call to evangelize? How are we called to respond in the midst of conflict, rejection, and outright persecution? There is no bet...

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An Act of Spiritual Communion

Posted on April 04, 2020 in: General News

An Act of Spiritual Communion
An Act of Spiritual Communion   My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen.     

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Please Use Online Giving When There is no Mass
Donate Online! St. Mary Immaculate Conception Parish has made Online Giving available for our weekly offerings, as well as other parish collections. Donating is simple, safe, and secure and take less than five minutes. You’ll be able to give to any of our collections and view complete financial records at any time. Set up a one-time or recurring donation by following these three easy steps: 1. Click on the Online Giving link. 2. Select the collection you wish to donate to and click to make a donation. 3. Enter your payment information. ...

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Donate to St. Mary directly from your IRA
Making tax-free gifts to St. Mary Parish from your IRA is gaining in popularity among older investors, thanks to changes under the new tax law.  It is a good idea to start the process well before the end of the year.  Talk to your tax person now, about how you can make a qualified charitable distribution to our parish.  Thank you and God bless you.  

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Financial Stewardship using We Share Online Giving
St. Mary parishioners have the option of making monthly financial stewardship contributions automatically using the WeShare online giving option.  A payment will be taken out of your designated checking account on the date you choose each month.  Online giving saves you time and saves our parish money.  If you have any questions about our online giving program, or about setting up your account, please call the parish office 262-763-1500. You may also contact WeShare Donor Support at 800-950-9952 Ext. 2007.  Thank you.

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TEXT MESSAGE AND EMAIL SCAMS iTUNES
WATCH FOR UNSAFE TEXT MESSAGES AND EMAIL Be alert for Text Messages that seem to becoming from Father Jim Volkert but are not. Be alert for the iTunes Gift Card Scam! The hoax we told you about a few months ago seems to be making its way through the archdiocese again. Several parishes contacted us this week to ask if there is a way to prevent these bogus emails from going out to their staff and parishioners. Unfortunately, there is not. The best defense is to educate your people! If you are not familiar with this scam, it starts with the fraudsters creating a fa...

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