Fr. Gerald Ragan, VF, Pastor

Fr. Gonzalo Meza,
Parochial Vicar


Fr. Lou Lindsey,
Senior Parochial Vicar


Fr. Michael Hull

Fr. David Arnoldt

Fr. Richard Sutter,
In Residence






Prayer For Expressing Gratitude

Gracious God, in the busy-ness of our day, we sometimes forget to stop to thank you for all that is good in our lives. Our blessings are many and our hearts are filled with gratefulness for the gift of living, for the ability to love and be loved, for the opportunity to see the everyday wonders of creation, for sleep and water, for a mind that thinks and a body that feels.

We thank you, too for those things in our lives that are less than we would hope them to be: things that seem challenging, unfair, or difficult. When our hearts feel stretched and empty, and pools of tears form in our weary eyes, still we rejoice that you are as near to us as our next breath and that in the midst of turbulence, we are growing and learning. In the silence of our souls, we thank you most of all for your unconditional and eternal love. We make this prayer through the greatest gift of all, Your Son, Our Lord, Jesus Christ.
Amen! Amen!



























Saint Mary on the Hill


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Mass Schedule

Vigil Mass for Sunday:
Saturday 5:00 pm

Sunday:
7:45 am, 10:30 am,
12:15 pm, 5:30 pm


Reconciliation:
Saturday 3:45-4:45 pm


Daily Mass:
Monday - Friday 7:00 am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:15am
Wednesday
Miraculous Medal Novena
& Evening Mass 5:15 pm,


Saturday Morning Mass & Anointing of the Sick
9:15am


Rosary:
Monday 5:00pm & Saturday 4:30pm


Holy Days of Obligation:
Please consult the bulletin.


Weddings:
Arrangements should be made at least four
months in advance.

Baptisms:
are celebrated
once a month
(except during Lent). Please call office to register.


Prayer for Vocations

O God, hear our prayer and let our cry come unto You.
Bless our Diocese of Savannah with many vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, and religious life.
Give the men and women You call the light to understand Your gift and the love to follow always in the footsteps of Your priestly Son.
Amen.








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SAINT MARY ON THE HILL

Welcome to St. Mary on the Hill Parish! We are a stewardship parish and the spiritual home of over 2400 families. We are involved in many different ministries with a strong emphasis on Catholic formation. We are blessed to have a Perpetual Adoration Chapel. We hope you find our website to be informative and a good introduction to our very vibrant faith community. Please know you are always welcome to visit us, pray with us and / or join the parish. Thank you for checking us out.


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Upcoming Events:


SMCS Sports Banquet
Tuesday, May 3 6:00 pm


Stewardship Commision Meeting
Wednesday, May 4 5:00 pm


First Eucahrist Practice
Thursday, May 5 7:00 pm


May Crowning Mass
Friday, May 6 9:15 am


24th Annual Msgr. P. James Costigan St. Mary on the Hill Catholic School Golf Tournament
Friday, May 6


First Friday Mass
May 6 7:00 pm


First Eucharist
Saturday, May 7 10:00 am


K of C Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, May 8 8:00 am


May Crowning & Last Day of CCD
Sunday, May 8 9:00 am


School Commision Meeting
Tuesday, May 10 5:00 pm


SMCS Spring Concert
Tuesday, May 10 6:30 pm


SMCS Academic Awards Ceremony
Thursday, May 12 1:15 pm


Cruise on the Canal
Friday, May 13 11:30 am


Rite of Enrollment
Sunday, May 15 5:30 pm


SMCS 8th Grade Graduatioin
Tuesday, May 17 7:00 pm


Kindergarten Mass and Program
Thursday, May 19 9:15 am


SMCS Last Day of School
Friday, May 20


Pastoral Council Meeting
Monday, May 23 5:30 pm


Senior Mass & Luncheon
Tuesday, May 24 10:30 am


Happy Memorial Day
Parish Office is Closed
Monday, May 30


Stewardship Commision Meeting
Wednesday, June 1 5:00 pm


Baptism Prep Class
Sunday, June 5 1:30 pm




Parish Mission Statement
St. Mary on the Hill Parish, a Catholic faith community, is committed to caring for Godís people through stewardship. We are bound together by the Eucharist, directed by the Gospel teachings and the teachings of the Church, enlightened by the Holy Spirit, and are committed to sharing in the ministry of Jesus Christ. As stewards, we will proclaim the Gospel, promote peace and justice, and use our time, talents, and treasure to advance Godís Kingdom.

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