Fall Festival: September 29-30!

Dear Parishioners, This week begins the last minute “rush” to get the first Annual Fall Festival set up and ready to go for Saturday, September 29th, at 10:00am out on our fields through Sunday, September 30th at 6:00pm. A remarkable volunteer committee began this opportunity for raising significant funds for the school, replacing a twice […]

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Faith Direct

Dear Parishioners, Perhaps you have been thinking about it and need information about FAITH DIRECT, our electronic auto withdrawal system for your weekly or monthly church offertory. I first offer my thanks to parishioners and school families who have ventured into the technological world of e-giving with FAITH DIRECT for your church offertory gift. E-giving […]

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Healing Time Again!

Dear Parishioners, “Healing time again”! Father Ralph Thomas has been struggling with his walking due to his bad knees. It has finally been decided by Father to begin the process of “knee replacements”. On Wednesday, September 26, 2018 he will undergo surgery on one knee and after that surgery he will need rehab for several […]

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IHM School News!

Dear Parishioners, It has been an exciting summer getting ready for the opening of our IHM elementary school. Our Principal, Mrs. Kathy Friess always takes an initiative to meet with our faculty and staff on behalf of the Catholic elementary education for our 273 students and 13 children in Pre-K. She meets with the faculty […]

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McIntyre Fund Helps Many!

Dear Parishioners, The McIntyre Fund, a restricted bank account at Immaculate Heart of Mary, has once again helped parishioner school families significantly! Prior to his retirement in 1978, the first pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Father Thomas McIntyre, established this fund to assist with tuition for elementary school families of the parish in financial […]

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Mass Schedule: September 29-30

Dear Parishioners, I know you are hearing and reading a lot about the first-ever annual Fall Festival. The committee continues to work very hard to put together so many details for this huge event, scheduled for the last weekend in September – Saturday, September 29th and Sunday, September 30th! I also am appreciative of so […]

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Get Your Fall Festival Tickets!

Dear Parishioners, In less than two months is the first ever IHM FALL FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER, raising significant monies to contribute to the operations of the parish day school and keeping tuition at a subsidized and low rate as possible. The committee, consisting of IHM alumni, student parents, and parish members, has been working hard all […]

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Rest in Peace, Father Rathfon

Dear Parishioners, This past week IHM celebrated the funeral mass for Father John Roy Rathfon, pastor emeritus of our parish.  It was a beautiful liturgy, celebrated with over 150 parishioners, 50 some priests, two bishops, and the entire traditional choir!  Many commented how terrific it was and IT WAS a fitting tribute. Father was diagnosed […]

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Keep An Eye on Brick Buildings

Dear Parishioners, I was taught early on in my priesthood from good pastors that it is always important to “keep an eye on” your brick buildings for deteriorating mortar. When mortar is in a weakened condition, it causes moisture to break down the stone or brick masonry wall and possibly cause moisture problems behind it. […]

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A Fresh Look!

Dear Parishioners, A FRESH LOOK! One summer project has begun. A fresh coat of paint is bringing new life to the entrance of our Parish Community Center and our McIntyre Room. Likewise, new carpeting and flooring will also to be added to complete the change. Deluxe vinyl flooring called “Aspen Peak” will be used along […]

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