June 12 Newsletter
June 12 Weekly News
Outdoor Mass Saturday 4 PM
Online Mass Sunday 10 AM
New Auxiliary Bishop.
Pope Francis has appointed Father Bruce Lewandowski, C.Ss.R, as the new auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Baltimore. He will be ordained as bishop on August 18, 2020.
Gradual Re-opening of Church
Our first outdoor Mass was a great success! Over 130 parishioners joined Father Kunkel and our deacons to celebrate the Solemnity of the Holy Trinity.
Please join us this coming Saturday. Arrive early and bring your own chairs or blankets to sit on.
Pray for good weather!
Plenty of pictures in the Opening St. Mary's section below.
We are collecting casseroles for ODB this coming Tuesday.
Details in the Helping Others section.
Photo by Mark Chamberlain
Worship Aids for Masses
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Welcome to St. Mary's
Mr. & Mrs. Harry Smith
Mr. & Mrs. Phillip Klein
Mr. Josh Piermatteo
Ms. Cate Dagilas
Our Beloved Dead
Thomas Hall Jr.
June 6 Outdoor Mass
What to Expect at Outdoor Mass.docx
Photos by Ken Kendrowski
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Catholics in Maryland are dispensed from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass.
St. Mary's makes Sunday Masses at 10 AM available online.
Ways to Help
Our Daily Bread (ODB)
On June 9th 31 families donated 44 frozen casseroles, 2 large jars of peanut butter and 45 homemade masks.
We will continue doing casseroles again next week.
The link to ODB's instructions and recipes is
Just choose a recipe (or more), follow the recipe as it's written, bake in a 13x9 foil pan, let it cool, double wrap it with foil,
with type of casserole and date,
and freeze it. We'll be collecting the frozen casseroles on next Tuesday morning (6/16) between 10:00-11:00 AM behind the Church.Please bring your frozen casserole(s) in plastic grocery bags.
We'll also collect any homemade face masks that you'd like to donate.
Thanks for helping the ODB workers and their clients. If you have any questions, contact Bob at email@example.com
Our Daily Bread Recipes
Archbishop Lori's Letter Addressing Racism
Mason - Dixon Ministerium
While we have been focused on the coronavirus and the recent social unrest, our Prevention & Recovery Ministry would like to encourage everyone to remember that many Americans are still suffering and dying from addictions. This includes many local folks and their families and loved ones. Select columns from our brochure have been posted on St. Mary's website. Help is available for you, your family members and your friends.
College Freshmen Meet and Greet June 18 @ 7:00 pm
Congratulations on your HS Graduation! This is a big accomplishment and celebrations are well deserved, even in quarantine. Join other incoming college freshmen for a night of fun, conversation, and looking to the future.
Topic: Fun welcome game and get to know you
Sarah Jarzembowski Coordinator for College and Young Adult Ministries – Archdiocese of Baltimore
Lisa Lytwyn Director of Campus Ministry – University of Maryland, College Park
Fr. Matt Buening Chaplain, Towson Newman Catholic Center
Zoom Room Facilitators:
Fr. Matt Buening, Towson
Still confirming additional participants
Register in advance meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEucqvpzsoGdDbEyfsTQHh3XwZp2nbQDbSTEWARDSHI
The Prevention & Recovery Ministry encourages everyone to remember that many local folks and their families continue to suffer and die from addictions. information on help available to you, your family, and friends is on the parish website.
Weddings and Funerals
Masses for weddings and funerals are permitted with limited attendance. Please check with the parish office for further guidance.
Coronavirus Memorials Website
The Archdiocese of Baltimore and Catholic Review are launching a coronavirus memorial page on the archdiocesan website. Click
for a link to the article that explains it and the link to the submission form.
Canceled Events and Activities
The parish buildings are still closed to the public. All public events and most parish activities are canceled or postponed.
Confirmations and First Communions will be rescheduled at a later date.
The Sacrament of the Sick for in-patients is available through the hospital chaplains only.
Fr. Kunkel is not administering the Sacrament of the Sick except in the case of imminent death.
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Parish Office: 410 879-4015
1021 St. Mary's Road
Pylesville, MD 21132
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