Fr. Gerald Ragan, VF, Pastor
Fr. Gonzalo Meza,
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Fr. Lou Lindsey,
Senior Parochial Vicar
Fr. Michael Hull
Fr. David Arnoldt
Fr. Richard Sutter,
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.
MY OWN CHURCH
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Vigil Mass for Sunday:
Saturday 5:00 pm
7:45 am, 10:30 am,
12:15 pm, 5:30 pm
Saturday 3:45-4:45 pm
Monday - Friday 7:00 am
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:15am
Miraculous Medal Novena
& Evening Mass 5:15 pm,
Saturday Morning Mass & Anointing of the Sick
Monday 5:00pm & Saturday 4:30pm
Holy Days of Obligation:
Please consult the bulletin.
Arrangements should be made at least four
months in advance.
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.
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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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New Parish Ministry:Parish Partnership on Disability
St. Mary on the Hill is organizing a Disability Ministry to help address and facilitate all
of our parishioners with disabilities, especially in encouraging them to recieve the Sacrametns and to
participate in the Mass.
We would like your input and if you haven't already done so, please complete and return the survey
(click on link below). The survey can be returned by dropping them into the collectioin basket or by
bringing them to the Parish Office. Thank you for your input!
Parish Partnership on Disability Survey
Ladies Bible Study
Wednesdays in July 7:30 pm
Baptism Prep Class
Sunday August 7 1:30 pm
SMCS New Family Picnic
Tuesday, August 9 5:00 pm
SMCS Kindergarten Meet & Greet
Tuesday, August 9 6:15 pm
SMCS Jr. High Back to School Night
Tuesay, August 9 7:00 pm
Parish Partnership on Disability
Tuesday, August 9 7:00 pm
St. Mary Catholic School Starts
Thursday, August 11 8:00 am
K of C Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, August 14 8:00 am
Youth Master's Table
Sunday, August 14 10:30 am
SMCS Back to School Night for 1st - 3rd Grades
Tuesday, August 16 6:30 pm
SMCS Back to School Night for 4th - 6th Grades
Thursday, August 18 6:30 pm
Pastoral Council Meeting
Monday, August 29 5:30 pm
Finance Commission Meeting
Wednesday, August 31 5:00 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.