Adoration Closures

The St. Mark Adoration Chapel will close for the hours of 5PM until after morning Mass or 9AM everyday beginning now until January 29th. Adoration will continue for the hours between 9AM and 4PM. Mass and Communion Service WILL continue through this time as well. Thank you for your understanding. We have the safety of our adorers in mind while the restrooms in the library are being renovated.

Light Lane Festival

T-shirts for this year's fair are being ordered. Shirts will be ready for our February Kick Off. Youth S,M L and Adult S M L will be $10 and Adult XL XXL XXXL will be $12. You can let Wendy Tregre know on her Facebook page or message her that you are interested.

Also, silent auction and fair country store donations will soon be accepted. Watch the bulletin or visit the Light Lane Festival Facebook page for more information!

We ask all parishioners to prayerfully consider giving a few hours of your time volunteering at this year's fair. Don't forget to mark your calendar for April 6-8, 2018. See you at the Fair!!!

Light Lane Festival

Announcements

Seeking Musicians and Vocalists

The 7th Street music group at St. Mark Church is seeking experienced musicians and vocalists to help expand our music ministry at 11 am mass. Those inquiring must have interest or experience in the contemporary Christian genre.  If you or someone you know are interested please contact the parish office.

Now accepting names for the Memorial/Honor Wall
A second permanent marble Memorial/ Honor Wall plaque will soon be constructed and placed in the St. Mark Marian Grotto. We are accepting names to be inscribed on this second wall.  Each name or family name will be $1,000.00 (i.e. John Smith, the John Smith Family, M/M John Smith or John and Mary Smith (both names on one line ).

Monies for this memorial will be placed in the St. Mark Memorial Endowment Fund only to be used for the upkeep of the Memorial/Honor Walls. A form is available in the parish office to enroll your loved one(s) for this tribute that will last for generations. Donations ‘In memory of’ will enroll your loved one in the Memorial Guild as well. 
 
The Memorial/Honor Wall is for the deceased or living!
  
Adoration Chapel is open for 24/7 adoration.
The St. Mark Adoration Chapel is in  desperate need of committed adorers.  Watch future bulletins, for specific dates and times most needed.  Please prayerfully consider dedicating just one hour a week.  
 

Pilgrimage

Fr. Rubin will be hosting a
12 Day Ireland and Switzerland Fully Escorted Pilgrimage to:
 
St. Patrick & Black Madonna
Dublin’s fair City / Glendalough / Wexford / Killkenny / Knock / Killarney / Croagh Patrick / Lough Derg / Downpatrick
 
(Switzerland)
Geneva / Bern / Zurich
 
Trip Date: May 27—June 7, 2018
 
Cost—$4,490.00 per person
Double Occupancy
 
Seats are still available. If you are
interested, please call the parish
office at 225-647-8461 as soon as
possible to reserve your seat.
 
The next gathering will be
Sunday, November 26th at 4:00
in Fr. DeMaria Activity Center
Small Meeting Room

45th Jubilee

 

We have entered our 45th year of parish life at St. Mark. To commemorate this we will have a number of things to encourage our spiritual growth. The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed in the Church from 6:30 - 7:30 PM beginning August 2017 to July 2018 on all first Fridays. Songs, readings and reflections will also be offered. (The Adoration Chapel will be closed from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on those days).
We will also have special weekends every quarter with solemn celebrations of the Eucharist to give thanks & praise to God for all His blessings for the last 45 years. A special anointing will be offered to those who are sick and those who are getting ready for surgery during those months. All of you are invited; please join in as many of these events as possible.

45th Jubilee Adoration Schedule

February 2, 2018

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

March 2, 2018

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

April 6, 2018

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

May 4, 2018

 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

June 1, 2018

 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

July 6, 2018

 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

 

Mass Times

Saturday: 4:00 P.M. Vigil
Sunday: 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00 A.M.
Daily: Mon., Wed., Thurs., and Fri. at 8:30 A.M.
Communion Service: Tuesday 8:30 A.M.
Reconciliation: Sat. at 3 P.M. and Daily before Mass

Office Hours

Monday- Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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