Much of the calendar information is also included in the weekly bulletin.
Please note that scheduled events are subject to change.
Thursday, April 17 - Holy Thursday
830am - Morning Prayer
730pm - Mass of the Lord's Supper
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 1000pm in the Chapel
Friday, April 18 - Good Friday
830am - Morning Prayer
830am to 1200pm - Walk to Easter (see below)
300pm - Service of the Lord's Passion
700pm - Stations of the Cross
Saturday, April 19 - Holy Saturday
830am - Morning Prayer
1200pm - Blessing of Easter Food in the St. Mary Room
800pm - Easter Vigil Mass - Celebrating the Sacraments of Initiation
Please note: No 500pm Mass
Sunday, April 20 - Easter Sunday
Regular Mass Schedule with an additional 900am and 1030am Mass in the Church Hall
Walk to Easter: A Holy Week experience for children on Good Friday
morning, April 18, 2014 from 830am to 1200 noon
Stations of the Cross: Fridays at 700pm
Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturdays from 330pm to 430pm thru April 12
NEW! NEW! NEW! SMYLE Youth Ministry
EXCITING NEWS FOR OUR PARISH YOUTH!! Fr. Chris Coffiey has
established a new parish program to engage our teens. Click on the link below
to see Fr. Coffiey's letter to parents and youth
about St. Mary's Youth League Events -- "SMYLE" -- PLEASE TAKE A LOOK!
To reach the SMYLE web page, click on Parish Life Ministries... Youth Ministry... St. Mary's Youth League Events
Monday PREP: Please note that due to weather cancellations, the Monday schedule has
been extended to include 4/28 and 5/5. The last Monday session is now May 5 from 615 to 730pm.
Registration for the 2014-15 school year is underway.
Walk to Easter - Good Friday, April 18
A Holy Week experience for children on Good Friday
morning, April 18, 2014 from 830am to 12 noon.
Children in preschool through 4th grade are invited to take a walk with
Jesus. The walk traces the steps of Jesus during Holy Week, from Palm Sunday
to Easter. The children will experience the mysteries of our faith. This
will be a special time of storytelling, music, food, and art as they ?Walk
to Easter.? Parents are encouraged to join their children on the Walk.
The cost for this event is $5 per family. Pre-registration is strongly
recommended. Registration forms can be downloaded below or
you can pick one up at the parish office or from Sheila Meara,
dre@stmaryoftheassumption. Volunteers are also needed (adults & youth 5th
GR and above). Volunteers can contact Robyn Correale at (302) 235-7264
and/or fill out that portion of downloadable registration form.
EEP offers a variety of half day options for toddlers through Pre-K children.
Our program has achieved the highest possible rating,
star level 5, in Delaware Stars, a voluntary accreditation program.
We still have openings in our three-year old and PRE-K classes for the current
2013-2014 school year.
Registration forms are available on the website and in the office.
St. Mary’s Young Professionals Project (SMYPP) is a ministry seeking to
re-establish a young identity in the Church. SMYPP exists to meet the social,
spiritual and intellectual needs of young adults ages 21-35 open to the values
of the Catholic Church while serving a larger community.
For further information click on Parish Life Ministries... SMYPP
Catholicism DVD Series - Coming April 29
If you are looking for further opportunities to enrich your faith after
Lent and Easter, considering joining us as we watch and discuss the highly acclaimed
"Catholicism" videos. For further information click on Parish Life Ministries... Adult Faith Sharing Groups
Men's Monday Night Discussion Group
On April 28, from 700pm to 830pm, Dr. Mike Alexander will give a talk entitled "Society's Treatment of the Disabled"
in the Chapel.
The Monday Men's meetings will discuss our Holy Father's newly released book, "The Joy of the Gospel" on
the following Mondays:
May 5 (St. Mary Room), May 19 (Coffee Run Room), June 9 (Coffee Run Room)
Meetings are held from 700 to 830pm. See the weekly bulletin or click on Parish Life Ministries... Adult Faith Sharing Groups
Youth Dance - April 26
The last 2013-2014 youth dance for students in grades 6-8 will be held in the church hall on
Saturday, April 26.
Dance is from 700pm to 1000pm. Parking lot will not open until 6:15pm.
For further information click on Parish Life Ministries... Youth
Ministry... Youth Dances.
Women's Faith Sharing Events
The Women's Faith Sharing Group will be sponsoring the following event:
Wednesday, April 30 - Mary: A Mosaic of Joy
Guest Speaker: Sister Sheila Galligan, IHM
Events are free and will run from 700-830pm. More details to follow.