Fr. Gerald Ragan, VF, Pastor

Fr. Thomas Murphy, Parochial Vicar

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

Mass Schedule

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

Daily Mass:
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.

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.

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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:

Bishop Gravett 8th Grade Retreat
Saturday, October 25

Priest & Clergy Appreciation Dinner
Sunday, October 26 6:00 pm

Monday Movie
October 27 12:30 pm

Monday,October 27 7:00 pm

Finance Meeting
Tuesday, October 28 5:00 pm

Family Reconciliation Service
Tuesday,October 28 7:00 pm

Movie Rerun
Wednesday, October 29 12:30 pm

Baptism Prep Class
Sunday, November 2 1:30 pm

Confirmation Practice
Sunday, November 2 6:30 pm

Confirmation Mass
Sunday, November 3 7:00 pm

St. Mary on the Hill Catholic School Open House
Wednesday, November 5 6:00 pm

MDO Thanksgiving Feast
Thursday, November 6 11:00 am

First Friday Mass
Knights of Columbus Memorial Mass
November 7 7:00 pm

Mass of Commemoration followed by Reception
Saturday, November 8 9:15 am

K of C Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, November 9 8:00 am

Youth Master's Table Soup Kitchen
Sunday, November 9 10:30 am

Anglican Mass
Sunday, November 9 3:00 pm

Senior Mass & Luncheon
Tuesday, November 11 10:30 am

SMCS Advisory Council
Tuesday, October 11 6:30 pm

Perpetual Adoration Anniversary
Wednesday, November 12 7:00 pm

Family Promise
Week of November 16

Pastoral Council
Monday,November 17 5:30 pm

School Commission Meeting
Tuesday,November 18 5:30 pm

SMCS PTO Meeting
Tuesday,November 18 7:00 pm

Fr. Jerry's Lunchtime Talk
Wednesday, November 19 12:00 noon

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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