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THESEARCH

THE SEARCH - Begins October 27

Searching? 

Take some time to learn about who God is, who we are and how faith helps us live fulfilling, joyful lives!  

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to walk the journey of faith?


A Small Group is a group of 6-8 individuals who gather on a regular basis to help one another on the journey of faith and grow deeper in faith and love of Jesus Christ. 
Our next series of Small Groups kicks off October 24.  Click below to learn more. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT ST.MARY'S SMALL GROUPS

Sunday, October 10, 2021


THE SEARCH -  

 The Search is an in novative video series that tackles the key questions of every human heart. In seven beautifully filmed episodes, Chris Stefanick and experts from multiple fields of science, medicine, psychology, art, and religion examine our place in the larger story of existence.
     Whether you’re a practiced inquirer or a jaded skeptic, The Search will speak to you. You may be reassured by some parts, and challenged by others. Either way, you’ll find a lot here to think about. And when all is said and done, life’s questions demand to be answered.
It starts Wednesday, October 26 at 6:30 pm  in the Parish Center. To learn more  click here.

Stewardship of Treasure - Second Collection

     A collection is not taken during the Mass. There are boxes/slots for collections at each of the doorways of the Church and baskets by the side doors as you leave. You can also mail in or leave a donation at the Parish Office or use e-giving through our website.
     This week's special collection, 5% of the collection will go to:
     - Cardinal Medeiros Residence
     Thank you for your spiritual and financial commitment to our parish. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Journeying Together With Christ

On Friday, September 24th, Bishop da Cunha issued his 4th pastoral letter, Journeying Together: With Jesus on the Path of Faith & Hope.
The Bishop shares “God is calling us to move forward and not stand still. My hope in this pastoral letter is to offer you a vision for how we can do this and how you can join us in moving forward into the future as a Diocese.” The letter focuses on three areas: Invitational Witness, Sacramental Living, and Vocational Pathways with each section offering mission steps – the actions that individuals, parish communities, and diocesan ministries need to take to make the vision a reality over the next 4 years.
Please take this opportunity to review the letter along with the accompanying guidebook at www.fallriverdiocese.org/journeying-together


The Catholic Foundation - Ways to Support the Mission of St Mary’s 

In addition to the weekly offertory and the Parish Annual Appeal, the Catholic Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts can assist you in making donations to St. Mary’s through stocks or your IRA (for those over 70.5 yrs).
For more information go to the “Ways to Give” section at www.catholicfoundationsema.org

Solanus Casey Food Pantry
The Need is Great! You can help!

Non-perishable food items are urgently needed to restock the Solanus Casey Food Pantry at Catholic Social Services in New Bedford. The items most needed are:
•Breakfast Cereal
•Peanut Butter
•Canned Soups
•Canned Veggies
•Canned Fruit
•Canned Meats
•Tuna
•Pasta Sauce & Pasta
•Macaroni & Cheese
•1lb. bags of Rice or Dry Beans
     Any donation made - large or small -will directly benefit families in need!
     Due to storage issues, please do not donate any fresh vegetables or fresh fruit. The Pantry cannot accept opened boxes or containers or items past their expiration date. Please deliver donations at the main entrance of the Parish Center in the designated outdoor box, labeled "Food Pantry Donations".
     Monetary donations & non-perishable items are also accepted at the “Food Pantry Table” at the Dartmouth Farmer's Market on Friday afternoons.
     Thank you for your generous support!

Prayer Requests

Prayer Line: If you would like to have someone prayed for please either call the Parish Office at 508-992-7505, submit the prayer request on our website, or email: prayer@stmarysdartmouth.org

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789 Dartmouth Street
South Dartmouth, MA 02748

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St Mary’s Catholic Church
789 Dartmouth Street
South Dartmouth, MA 02748