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Welcome to St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, a Community of Faith in the Roman Catholic Tradition.

It is our prayer that this web site will help you encounter Jesus, the Way, the Truth and the Life.

May the Lord bless you and your loved ones, and may your journey bring you into frequent contact with our loving God!


Parish Weekly Calendar
Click here for the week beginning Sunday, June 19
Click here for the week beginning Sunday, June 26

Much of the calendar information is also included in the weekly bulletin. Please note that scheduled events are subject to change.

Summer Mass Schedule
We are now following our summer weekend Mass schedule through Labor Day weekend.

Saturday 5:00pm; Sunday 7:30am, 9:30am, 11:30am

Football Registration
For the football registration form, please click on Youth... Athletics on the menu on the left side of this page.

June Summer PREP Classes Start June 20
The June Summer PREP classes are being held June 20-23 and June 27-30. Classes are from 900am to Noon.

PREP Updates
PREP registration for grades 1-8: Deadline for summer PREP was April 30. Due to lack of classroom space, we are at capacity for both our June and August sessions with a waitlist. We do have availability in our Monday evening PREP. We are grateful for all the adults who have volunteered to help us this summer.
Summer and school year PREP program calendars have been posted for 2016-17. Consult your parent handbook or the PREP page on the website for more information.

Summer Church Camp: July 18-22
For more information click on the link below.
Church Camp link

Attention: Teens Seeking Service Hours
You can find a list of opportunities for service hours through May has been posted on the SMYLE website. Click on Youth... Teens - SMYLE on the menu at left.

Teens: SMYLE Summer Camp - SOLD OUT
SMYLE will be taking 31 teens from our parish to Camp Veritas in Emmittsburg, Maryland from July 31 to August 6. What a great step forward for the young people in our parish! Click on Youth... Teens - SMYLE on the menu at left for more information.

Need a Ride???
Fellow Parishioners!!! Do you occasionally need a ride to Church for Mass or perhaps elsewhere? As one of the service organizations of our parish, The Knights of Columbus may be able to help. Contact Mike Bailey, Community Director for the council. His email is mbaileypa@gmail.com or his telephone is 302-540- 3200.

Window Installation Update
The first seven windows - The Nativity, The Visitation, The Annunciation, The Wedding Feast at Cana, The Finding in the Temple, The Presentation, and St. John the Evangelist have been installed. Here is the timetable for the remaining window installations:
St. Patrick (Chapel window) - Aug/Sep 2016
St. Mary of the Assumption (Choir Loft) - Dec 2016
Sacristy/Sanctuary (behind Altar) - TBA


Early Education Program (EEP)
For information on our EEP program,
click here to be redirected to the EEP website


Music Ministry Website
The Music Ministry at St. Mary's has its own website
Click here to be redirected
For more information on St. Mary's Music Ministry, contact Michael Xavier Lundy, our Director of Music, at music@stmaryoftheassumption.com or (302) 239-7100 x16.



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St. Mary of the Assumption
7200 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE 19707
Tel: (302)239-7100
Fax: (302)239-8219

Office Hours: Monday to Friday - 9am to 4pm
Office closed 12:30pm to 1:30pm for Lunch

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