Good Morning and Welcome to St. Mary’s Church!
Noonday Prayers: During Lent, we will have Noonday prayers at St. Mary’s Church, Monday through Friday. Please come join us! Also: Wednesdays at 4:00 pm come to pray the rosary here at St. Mary’s Church! Also, we will chant the “Great Litany” in solemn procession on the last three Fridays in Lent at the “Isaiah Wall” 42nd St. and First Avenue.
Living Wage Rally: April 4th at 7:00 pm, Bronx Pentecostal Church, 1755 Watson Ave. Bronx, NY (#6 train to St. Lawrence). Celebrate the legacy of Dr. King’s struggle for justice!
Manhattan North Interparish Council: Lenten Evening Prayer:
All services 7:00 pm, followed by a Fellowship hour.
April 6: St. Philip’s Church 204 West 134th St.
April 13: Church of the Crucifixion 459 West 149 St. (at Convent Ave.)
The Property Committee will meet on April 7th at 5:30 pm. Please see Liz Mellen for info.
Stop the War!! April 9th 12 noon Union Square. $$ for jobs and education. No to racism and attacks on Muslims, Immigrants and Unions. Bring the troops home NOW! For more information, please call (646) 998-6103.
Eccelsia: Marcus Garvey Park: Sundays at 2:00 pm. St. Mary’s is the lead congregation on the first Sunday each month. Today we need volunteers to help us make the lunches for the service. Also: St. Mary’s Homeless Street Outreach: Saturdays, 12:00 noon preparation and 2:00 pm Street Outreach. Please let us know if you can help and keep the Homeless Street Outreach in your prayers.
Movies at St. Mary’s: 6:00 pm on Fridays. Come for the fellowship, the popcorn and the FUN!! Also, we need volunteers to help. Thanks!! April 8: “Lars and the Real Girl” (Fantastic Comedy/drama about individuals and community; oh, yes and a blow up doll…; PG13); April 15: The Social Network (Oscar-winning story of the creation of Facebook; PG13)
May 14: Return of the “Ginormous Flea Market” Mark your calendars!! 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, rain or shine! Rummage items, craft items, books, health screenings, baked goods!
Come on out for a great day. We LOVE volunteers. To help, please see Lisa Slocum.
Holy Week Schedule:
Palm Sunday: April 17; 10:00 am Procession with Bagpipes in the neighborhood.
Preacher: The Rev. Chloe A. Breyer
Tenebrae: Wednesday April 20 at 6:30 pm; a meditative service of Psalms and song
Maundy Thursday: April 21 at 6:30 pm; Footwashing and Holy Communion followed by stripping the Altar and an Agape meal in the Rectory.
Good Friday: April 22, 12 noon – 3:00 pm, remembering the Crucifixion of Jesus
Holy Saturday: April 23, 12 noon, a short, meditative service in the Garden
Easter: April 23, 6:00 am, a sunrise vigil; 8:00 am, Holy Communion; 10:00 am, Holy Communion followed by an Easter Egg Hunt (for all children or people who act like a child!)
Preaching schedule: April 10: The Rev. Chloe A. Breyer, Director, Interfaith Center of New York.