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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, April 17

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

PREP Updates
PREP registration for grades 1-8: PREP registration is going on now. PREP re-registrations have been mailed. Families with children who are not currently enrolled in our program need to contact the PREP office on ext. 17 or 18 for registration materials. Some grades in our June session are at capacity.
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
Church camp is coming July 18 22, 2016! Stay tuned - more information to come.

EEP Children's Spring Resale - April 23
Looking to buy or sell children's clothes, toys, and other items? Come to the spring resale event in St. Mary's Hall on Saturday, APril 23 from 800am to 300pm. For more information, please go to the
EEP website

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 six windows - The Nativity, The Visitation, The Annunciation, and The Wedding Feast at Cana, The Finding in the Temple and The Presentation have been installed. Here is the timetable for the remaining window installations:
St. John the Evangelist (near tabernacle) - Apr/May 2016
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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