St. Mary's response to COVID-19/Coronavirus (last update: May 31, 2020)
St. Mary's is once again celebrating public Masses while observing the following rules:
Letter from Father Jimmy regarding the importance of continued financial support while services are suspended at St. Mary's.
Catholic Spirit article concerning the financial toll on parishes during the suspension of Masses.
Please visit this Archdiocese webpage to find places to watch services online while churches are closed and to obtain the latest information on the Archdiocese's response to the COVID--19/Coronavirus situation:
Message sent via email to parishioners from Father Jimmy (April 3, 2020):
"During this challenging COVID-19/Coronavirus health crisis, I am sending this email to continue my support of your spiritual journeys, and to keep you abreast of the latest Archdiocese and Church of St. Mary updates. Please know, you are in my daily prayers and I hope you are all staying home, staying safe and staying healthy. Remember to keep each other in prayer and pray for all who have been affected by the COVID-19/Coronavirus.
God Bless you all,
Father Jimmy Puttananickal
Church of Saint Mary, Saint Paul MN"
* Archbishop Bernard Hebda asks the Faithful to participate in the "Litany in Time of Need"
For further details see: https://www.archspm.org/litany/
* The following webpage contains the latest information from the the Archdiocese and also places to watch/listen to the Mass on TV, radio and online:
Father Jimmy also encourages St. Mary parishioners to:
"Monitor our parish website and social media for prayer intentions, news and event updates.
Watch for emails from St. Mary's containing the latest information. If you are not currently receiving emails from us, contact the parish office at 651-222-2619.
Read Sunday bulletins, posted each week on our parish website, for Sunday homilies, news. and event updates.
Participate in electronic giving to support our ongoing ministries and operations.
On Fridays in Lent, participate in the Stations of the Cross, make it a day of fasting, and pray the Rosary or the Divine Mercy Chaplet.