Holy Name of Mary is joining with other parishes across the country in hosting the Jesus and the Eucharist study during the Year of Parish Revival. This seven-session series will begin the first week of October. There are two options to participate.
Monday evenings at 6 PM
~ October 2nd
Thursday mornings at 10 AM
~ October 5th
The Activated Disciple teaches you how to imitate God, so you can become an instrument for him to transform the world. If you yearn for a life that moves beyond believing and practicing, if you yearn to become an “activated” disciple, then this book study is for you. The Activated Disciple learns to walk in the ways of the Lord. Discipleship requires such a close relationship with God that every area of your life is transformed. By imitating God, disciples become the instruments God employs to transform the world. In The Activated Disciple by Jeff Cavins, you’ll learn how to…Take your faith to the next level. Transform every area of your life to become more like Christ. Overcome the obstacles that keep you from being the disciple you are called to be. Move beyond believing and practicing your faith, and begin radically living it.All women are invited to come! We will be meeting in the social hall twice a month. Please order your materials at The Activated Disciple by Jeff Cavins [Book] – Ascension click on the image above for the link and see you then!
All of us have had moments when we’ve thought to ourselves, “Why am I here? What am I supposed to be doing with my life?” If you’ve ever asked yourself questions like these, we invite you to join Deacon Mark for a 5 week book study “Anointed for Mission” – that will explore the gift and call of baptism. Through weekly readings, short videos, and guided discussion with other parish members, you’ll discover your irreplaceable role in the unfolding of God’s amazing plan to draw all humanity together in Christ and build his kingdom on earth. You’ll walk away from this series with a deeper sense of how God may be inviting you to advance the Church’s mission, and with a hope-filled vision to inspire our parish to greater levels of unity and service. Books will be provided, sign up in the commons.
From August 26th – April 27th , “All Night Adoration” will begin with a Family Potluck and Family Hour at 5:30pm in the Social Hall.
Please bring a main dish enough to feed 7-10 people to share with everyone. After our meal we will all go into Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Praise and Worship and Family Hour of Adoration.
Many times, if we have little children, we are afraid to bring them to Adoration because they might crawl around or be too loud…. but Jesus says, “Let the children come to me!”
Let’s give our children time to praise and adore Jesus in Adoration during this special Family Hour.
Faith Formation Classes will begin with an “All Parent/Children Kickoff” on September 17th, 9:15-10:30am in the Social Hall.
Registration forms will be in the commons and online (click link below)
Faith Formation will be a combination of classroom time for individual grades, parent and child sessions (called Family Formation), parent led in-home faith formation sessions, family potlucks, Adoration Family Hour, Sacramental preparation, and Children’s Choir.
Schedule for each age: Sundays 9:15-10:30am
Faith Formation: Every Sunday
3-5yrs: Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
7th – 8th grade – Middle School Class / Youth Group
9th – 12th grade – High School LifeTeen / Youth Group
Family Formation: 1st Sunday of the month.
1st grade – 6th grade and parents: Both children and parents will meet in the Social Hall for Family Formation Sessions, then split up for the children’s individual class time and a Parent Session on the 1st Sunday of the month. On the 2nd – 4th Sundays of the month, parents will teach weekly Catechetical lessons in the home. All lessons, crafts, games and materials will be sent home during the first-of-the-month Family Formation Session.
* First Reconciliation/First Holy Communion and Confirmation: Sundays 9:15-10:30am, 2nd and 3rd Sundays (exact dates TBD)
*Children’s Choir: 3rd Sunday of the month 9:15-10:00am AND 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 6:00-6:30pm
0-3yrs and parents: Early Childhood Parent Group – 3rd Sunday of the month
This is an exciting time for families! There are so many diverse opportunities to grow our faith as a family in the love of Jesus!
On October 21st, 2023 Join Bishop Knestout on pilgrimage to encounter the Eucharist at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. The day offers talks, tours, Eucharistic Procession, Adoration, Music, and Mass at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The diocese is coordinating free bus transportation starting from several hubs, or you have the option to drive yourself.
Holy Trinity – Norfolk
Incarnation – Charlottesville
Saint Andrew – Roanoke
Pastoral Center – Richmond
Saint Bede – Williamsburg
Register for the Pilgrimage and reserve a spot on the bus (if needed) with this link. https://evangelizerichmond.org/events/diocesan-pilgrimage/
In the midst of the roaring waves of today’s times, Jesus Christ invites us to return to the Source and Summit of our faith—his Real Presence in the Holy Eucharist. The Eucharistic Revival is a national movement to renew the Church by enkindling a living relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist.
FORMED.ORG is proud to accompany the USCCB as we reinvigorate the Church in her understanding of and love for Our Lord in this sacrament. Learn what the Church teaches about this precious gift and why it is pivotal to your spiritual journey.
We are in need of people for this months Adoration from 9:00 PM – Midnight and for All Night Adoration. If you can spare some time, please sign up by clicking here.
Did you know we have a very active group of prayer warriors praying for your prayer intentions? Do you have an active prayer life and would like to be part of this group?
Other ways we can include your prayer intentions are by emailing Becky at [email protected] or calling the parish office. We can put your prayer need on the weekly Prayer of the Faithful for Sunday Mass or put it in the next bulletin (we need content for the bulletin 2 weeks prior).
In response to countless requests, Ascension is launching The Catechism in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz) on January 1, 2023!
With this podcast, Catholics will:
If you have ever wanted to understand what it means to be Catholic and allow those truths to shape your life—this podcast is for you!
Download the Reading Plan: https://tinyurl.com/29o6p2o4
Follow along on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnWsRYVMm5c&list=PLHprCs14Z-sCSlrl1ueVisUKm3lnvqC0S
Holy Name of Mary has a small number who help each Mass run smoothly by giving of their time to serve as Ushers, Altar Servers, Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist, Lectors, and Mass Coordinators. Now that we have returned to our regular weekly Mass schedule additional help is needed. All Liturgical Ministers are assigned on a rotation basis to avoid having any one person serve every weekend. Currently, to completely meet the ministry needs of the Parish help is needed at all weekday and Sunday Masses.
Please take some time to consider how you might be able to help in any of these roles. As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God’s varied grace. 1Peter 4:10. Many are called, will you answer? If you could help or have questions please contact Debbie Cirre at [email protected] or by calling the Church Office.
Please ignore any texts or emails that state they are from Fr. Nixon asking for a favor. Father Nixon does not text or email asking for favors, especially money or gift cards. Be aware that they are a scam! Be Safe!
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Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time September 17, 2023 — Year A Readings: Sir 27:30-28:7 / Ps 103 / Rom 14:7-9 / Mt
Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time September 3, 2023 — Year A Readings: Jer 20:7-9 / Ps 63 / Rom 12:1-2 / Mt
Twenty first Sunday in Ordinary Time August 27, 2023 — Year A Readings: Is 22:19-23 / Ps 138 / Rom 11:33-36 /
Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time August 20, 2023 — Year A Readings: Is 56:1, 6-7 / Ps 67 / Rom 11:13-15, 29-32
Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time August 13, 2023 — Year A Readings: 1 Kgs 19:9a, 11-13a / Ps 85 / Rom 9:1-5
Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord August 6, 2023 — Year A Readings: Dn 7:9-10, 13-14 / Ps 97 / 2
Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time July 30, 2023 — Year A Readings: 1 Kgs 3:5, 7-12 / Ps 119 / Rom 8:28-30
Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time July 16, 2023 — Year A Readings: Is 55:10-11 / Ps 65 / Rom 8:18-23 / Mt
Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time July 9, 2023 — Year A Readings: Zec 9:9-10 / Ps 145 / Rom 8:9, 11-13 /
Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time July 2, 2023 — Year A Readings: 2 Kgs 4:8-11, 14-16a / Ps 89 / Rom 6:3-4,
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