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Sacraments

Baptism Baptism is birth into the new life in Christ. In accordance with the Lord’s will, it is necessary for salvation, as is the Church herself, which we enter by Baptism. The essential rite of Baptism consists of immersing the candidate in water or pouring water on the candidate’s head while pronouncing the invocation of...

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Ministries

*committees in development Pastoral Council The Pastoral Council assists the Pastor in leading the parish in discernment and expression of its mission.  In communication and cooperation with parish staff, finance council, parish organizations and committees, and all parishioners, the Council focuses the vision of the parish on the essential elements of parish life.  Interested parishioners...

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Youth & Young Adult

Hi!  Welcome to the St. Mary's Youth Ministry web page.  Youth Ministry is thriving in the community of St. Mary's.  Our events include gatherings for middle and high school youth on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month from 6:00 to 8:00pm.  The evening is spent in planning and discussing upcoming events, playing games and just...

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Meditations

Pray without Ceasing… …Rejoice always; Pray without ceasing; In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. I Thessalonians 5:16-18 Additional links for Prayers & our Catholic Faith: www.Disciplesnow.com www.AmericanCatholic.org www.Catholic.org PRAY FOR AMERICA   Mary, Queen of Heaven and Earth, Intercede for us, your children in America, as we...

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Heritage

Celebrating 150 Years, St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, New Albany, Indiana is a beautifully illustrated book and CD-ROM documenting the heritage of St. Mary’s church.  This 71-page booklet commemorates the Sesquicentennial of St. Mary of the Annunciation (1853 – 2003) and recognizes the rich history of our parish. The CD-ROM contains scores of photographs...

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Parish Staff

Rev. Thomas Merrill Pastor (Bilingual) Frtom@stmarysna.org Katie Brewer Coordinator of Pastoral Programs (Bilingual) Katie@stmarysna.org Ruth Houghton Administrative Assistant Ruth@stmarysna.org Sandra Ignacio Communications and Facilities (Bilingual) Sandra@stmarysna.org Teri Popp Cemetery Supervisor Teri@stmarysna.org Carol Waterhouse Office Assistant Carol@stmarysna.org Pastoral Council: Fr. Thomas Merrill Michael Weber (Chair) Sherry Emery Anne Banet Martin Ignacio George Ott Mary Cox Michael Fraze Maria...

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