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LENT

Posted on February 24, 2020 in: General News

We created a page on our website, in the drop-down menu under the HOME tab for LENT 2020.  This page contains our Lenten schedule and information. Go to LENT 2020 for the information you will need to take you from Ash Wednesday tthrough Good Friday.

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Holy Land April 15-25

Posted on January 09, 2020 in: General News

Come travel with Fr. Shawn Therrien to the Holy Land for 11 days.  Visit Jerusalem, Nazareth, Cana, Galilee, Capernaum, Getsemani, Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Nativity Church, Last Supper, Via Crucis and Tel Aviv. Travel is April 15th to the 25th and the cost is $4,099.00.  Cost includes airfare, lodging, 2 meals daily, tours, fees and tips. Visit www.proximotravel.com for more information.  You may also email Anthony at Proximo Travel, LLC or call (855) 842-8001.

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Anniversary Celebration

Posted on January 30, 2020 in: General News

Bishop Peter A. Libasci invites all couples celebrating an anniversary in 2020 of 10, 15, 20, 30, 35, 40, 45 or 55+ years, to attend the Spring Wedding Anniversary Mass. This celebration will be held on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 2:00 p.m., at St. Joseph Cathedral, Manchester. To register, please contact your parish office by March 20, 2020. The parish office will gather and submit all necessary information. Once registration has been completed by the parish office, all registrants will receive an invitation to this special celebration. Couples celebrating anniversaries of 5, 25, or 50 years will be asked to register ...

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Fat Tuesday Dinner

Posted on February 12, 2020 in: General News

Knights of Columbus Council 1820 Fat Tuesday Dinner St. Mary’s Gym Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5:30—7:30 PM Dinner includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, hashbrowns, fruit salad, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and water. A free will offering at the time of the dinner is appreciated. All proceeds are to benefit the Knights of Columbus Council 1820. Contact is Louis Millette. Ash Wednesday is February 26, 2020. Come feast before the Lenten fast begins!

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SPECIAL NOTICE!

Posted on February 11, 2020 in: General News

Bishop Labasci has asked parishes throughout the diocese to post a notice about a bill that the state legislature is considering to approve assisted suicide in our state. Please review this notice and contact your representatives to stop state-approved suicide.

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Prayer-Witness Vigil for Life

Posted on February 12, 2020 in: General News

We will have our monthly Vigil for Life on Saturday, February 22nd from Noon to 1 pm.  We meet across from Planned Parenthood at 136 Pleasant St., Claremont, NH. All are welcome to come witness for life and pray the Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy for the unborn and to convert the culture of death. Remember, Prayers and Numbers count in the battle for Life!

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Breakfast Honoring Marriage

Posted on February 12, 2020 in: General News

After the 10:30 AM Mass on Sunday, February 23rd, the parish will provide a full breakfast in St. Mary’s Gym for all parishioners in honor of the beautiful vocation of Holy Matrimony!  The Knights of Columbus have graciously offered to cook and serve at this celebration.  Fr. Shawn will be handing out a few prizes at the party as well! Please RSVP to the parish office no later than Tuesday, February 18th, if you plan on attending the breakfast on February 23rd so we will have an accurate head count.  Thank you to everyone who has brought in their beautiful wedding photos!  Be sure to stop by th...

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National Marriage Week

Posted on February 05, 2020 in: General News

National Marriage Week is February 7-14.  We will continue to proudly display every photo collected during the weekend of February 15-16 so everyone may properly "ooh and ah" over the pictures! After the 10:30 AM Mass on Sunday, February 23rd, the parish will provide a full breakfast in St. Mary’s Gym for all parishioners in honor of the beautiful vocation of Holy Matrimony! The Knights of Columbus have graciously offered to cook and serve at this celebration. Fr. Shawn will be handing out a few prizes at the party as well! Please RSVP to the parish office no later than Tuesday, February 18t...

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Catholic Charities NH invites you to their 75th anniversary gala, The Ice Ball, which will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Manchester. The evening will celebrate our powerful past and promising future with a cocktail reception, dinner and dancing within a beautiful and festive atmosphere. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit this website or call 603-669-3030.

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This year the parish will be celebrating and honoring all the married couples in St. Mary Parish on World Marriage Day, Sunday, February 9th. One of the ways we will do this will be providing an opportunity for couples to share their own wedding pictures in a fun way! We will be seƫting up tables in the back of the church to proudly display your photos and other parishioners will try to guess who it is! Stay tuned for more information but start locating the photo you would like to share with the parish!

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Prayer-Witness Vigil for Life

Posted on January 16, 2020 in: General News

On Saturday, January 25th, we will have our vigil for life across from Planned Parenthood, 136 Pleasant St., Claremont, NH.  We will meet from noon to 1:00 pm.  All are welcome to come witness for life and pray the Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy for the unborn and to convert the culture of death.

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The Diocese of Manchester will walk in solidarity with those taking part in the March for Life in Washington, DC. Starting at 11:45, we will silently process approximately a half mile from the Diocesan Administration Building (153 Ash Street) to Saint Joseph Cathedral, where Mass will be celebrated starting at 12:10. if you can’t make it to Washington, join us as we bear joyful witness to the beauty and dignity of every human person!

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