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Volunteers Needed

We are looking for adult volunteers to live-stream Masses and Funerals.  These volunteers are needed Monday-Friday and occasionally on the weekend.  Training will be provided.  Please call the office at 754-1266 to say you will help.

Clothing Drive

Clothing Drive sponsored by the Human Development Committee is taking place on April 16-19. Click on the link below for all the details. Clothing Drive April 2021

Holy Week 2021

Here is our schedule for the remainder of Lent and Holy Week. Reservations are REQUIRED for ALL weekend Masses. Please call (607) 754-1266 to make your reservation for the upcoming weekend. Reservations for Easter will be taken from 9am on Monday 3/29 through 3pm on THURSDAY 4/1.

Baskets of Joy

3/23/2021 – URGENT – We still have several baskets that need to be filled…..PLEASE click the link below if you can help. Baskets of Joy Easter Basket Ministry This is our 4th year of providing baskets to children through Catholic Charities!       We have served hundreds of children through this ministry.  This year we are also partnering with St. Patrick’s Foodbank to help fill baskets they are providing to children through the Foodbank.  Because of Covid we are doing sign…

Lenten Fish Dinners 2021

Volunteers Sign Up Below: WEEK 5Volunteer for Fish Fry PREP :  March 17th – 19thVolunteer for Fish Fry EVENT :  March 19th  WEEK 6Volunteer for Fish Fry PREP :  March 24th – 26thVolunteer for Fish Fry EVENT :  March 26th 

Sunday Mass at MHR

Beginning February 21, 2021, Sunday Mass will be at 8:30am.  Reservations are required.  Please call (607) 862-3216 or email mhrmaine@syrdio.org to register in advance. 

Note from Father Clarence

Note from Father Clarence Rumble  On January 15, I tested positive for the Coronavirus.  All those with whom I was in close contact have been notified to monitor their symptoms.  I will need to stay home for 10-14 days to recover.  In the meantime, area priests have graciously agreed to cover funerals and Masses during this time.  I am most grateful for their assistance.  I am feeling fine at the moment but I ask for your prayers for healing and know that you are in…

February Birthdays

During this time we ask that you continue to give birthday cards to our Senior parishioners. It’s important that they know we all think of them! You can drop the cards off at the Parish Office.Each month we post the names of our Senior parishioners who are celebrating birthdays. To participate in this ministry of hospitality, sign a birthday card and on the envelope list the name of the recipient. Place it in the collection basket or drop it off…

Holiday Office Updates

The Parish Office and the Adoration Chapel will be Closed December 24-January 3 and will re-open on January 4. Phone and e-mail messages will be checked periodically during that time.   There will be no Daily Mass December 29-31. New Year’s Day Mass ~ Solemnity of Mary will be at 10:00 a.m. Reservations are not required for this liturgy. You will need to sign in and have your temperature taken before entering the Church. Reservations are required for Mass on…

Message from Father Clarence

Since Christmas Masses will be the fullest since the Coronavirus started, we need to make sure that we follow the proper protocols that have been set in place. It is very important that you register for mass since there are capacity limits for our parish. We ask those of you who are coming to visit us from out of town to get tested before coming for our safety as well as yours. I want to remind the most vulnerable and…