Masses and Hours

Weekend Masses
Vigil:  Saturday 5:15 PM
Sunday:  8:00 AM & 10:30 AM

Weekday Masses
Wed - Friday 7:00 AM
Saturday 8:00 AM

Reconciliation
Saturday 4:00 - 4:45 PM

Map and Directions

Parish Office 315-853-2935
Fax  315-859-1097
parishoffice@stmarys-clinton.com

Ministry Opportunities

St. Mary’s has many opportunities for you to engage in God’s work.  Look through the many opportunities, and contact the appropriate person…remember, we need time and talent!

 

 Prayer Shawl Ministry

  • To bring prayers and comfort to the sick of our parish and our community and to those with special needs through the work of our hands.

Contact  Roseann Suhr (315)-853-2029 or  rsuhr@verizon.net

Download a brochure here

St. Mary’s Faith Formation Program

  • Faith formation for students.
  • Available for school grades 1 – 12.
  • First Communion; First Penance: St. Mary’s Parish second graders.
  • Confirmation: two-year program, beginning in the eighth grade.
  • Classes follow the Clinton Central School calendar.
  • Full schedule brochures are available.

Contact MaryLou Lauchert 853-6190 X3 or home 853-7631

More detailed information on St. Mary’s Religious Ed. Programs can be found here.

Hearts & Hands of St. Mary’s

  • Open to all men and women of St. Mary’s Parish
  • The Group does community outreach, social events and fundraising.
  • Monthly meetings (August through June). Sub-Committee meetings as needed.
  • New members and new ideas are always welcome.

Contact: Linda Kurtyka 853-8829, Peggy Schweitzer 853-2419 (snowy4931@yahoo.com) orPat Balon 853-2187

You can read more about getting involved with Hearts and Hands here.

Lectors

  • Assist at parish liturgies by reading Sacred Scriptures (First Reading, Responsorial Psalm, and  Second Reading).
  • Volunteers read approximately once a month.
  • Initial training is provided.
  • Lectors’ workbooks are provided.

Contacts:  Sr. Ruth Dowd 853-6196 X4 (853-1849 – home)

Susan King 853-5631

Eucharistic Ministers

  • Assist in the distribution of Eucharist at Parish Liturgies.
  • Weekend liturgies; volunteers assist one or two times a month.
  • One training session.

Contacts:

Sr. Ruth Dowd 853-6196 X4 (853-1849 – home)

Susan King 853-5631

Usher Service

  • An informal group that serves as needed at Masses and other liturgi­cal services.
  • Take up and secure Offertory collection at Mass.
  • If required, assist people with seating and aiding anyone during services.
  • Open church doors for entry and exit; close up doors and windows, collect extra bulletins and replace missals in racks after service.
  • Time commitment is minimal. Ushers are an “ad hoc” service.  Currently, there are no scheduled assignments for Masses.

Contact: Dan Fitzgerald 853-8816.

St. Mary’s Choir

  • Four-part-harmony choir for Masses and Parish celebrations.
  • Active October though May.
  • Men, women, and teenagers are  welcome.
  • Rehearsals at 9:30 Sunday mornings and before holidays.

Learn more here!

Contact: Valerie Wright (Music Director / Organist) 292-0368.

Liturgy of the Word for Children

  • Leaders for conducting the Liturgy of The Word for children.
  • Liturgy is at the 10:30 am Sunday Mass.
  • Time commitment: 15 minutes every other month.
  • All required materials are provided.

Contacts: Brendan & Rebecca Kelly – 853-5618

Third Thursday Group

  • A monthly parishioner’s prayer and social gathering.
  • Shared prayer and socializing.
  • Communion Service at noontime, in the church.
  • Open to all.
  • Afterwards: brown bag lunch; drinks and desserts provided.

Contact: Janet Collmer 853-5109.

St. Mary’s Youth Choir

  • Afford­s young people active participation in the liturgy.
  • Open to all students in grades five and above.
  • Sings at 5:15 p.m. Vigil Mass, and holiday celebrations.
  • Instrumentalists are always welcome.
  • Rehearsals are before Mass, with additional rehearsals at the convenience of the members.

Get more details here!

Contact: Valerie Wright (Music Director/ Organist) 292-0368.

Prayer Line

  • Parishioners form a telephone chain of prayers for anyone in need of extra prayers.
  • Currently consists of four different groups.
  • Time commitment is minimal.

Learn more about the prayer line here.

Contact: Pat Sheridan 853-5229, or Margaret Lalonde 853-5280.

Parish Outreach

  • Parish Outreach is a response to help St. Mary’s Parishioners.
  • Volunteers visit newly released hospital patients and shut-ins.
  • Volunteers also distribute the Eucharist at nearby nursing homes and to homebound parishioners.

Contact:   Sr. Ruth Dowd 853-6196 X4  (853-1849 home)

Altar Care

  • Responsible for cleaning of the altar sanctuary.
  • Saturday mornings following the 8 a.m. Mass.
  • Time commitment: 45 minutes to one hour.

Contact: Lucy Zohne 853-5976.

The Country Pantry

  • An ecumenical program of 11 churches in the Clinton—Clark Mills—Westmore­land area.
  • Based at Annunciation Church in Clark Mills.
  • Pantry provides supplemental food and related items to qualified needy families in area.
  • Food is packed and distributed on a monthly basis. Additional special projects occur during holidays.
  • Teams of St. Mary’s volunteers help in transporting, sorting, stocking and preparing items for distribution.
  • Time commitment: as little or as much as you like — all are welcome.

The Country Pantry needs you!  Learn more here.

Contact: Jeanne Roback 737-7650