Welcome to St. Mary's Nativity Catholic Church where ALL are welcome!

St. Mary’s Nativity Church parish supports and encourages spiritual growth through education, service, liturgy, worship and celebration of sacraments as we strive to deepen our relationship with God and work towards our ultimate goal----eternal life with the Lord.

 

 

History of St. Mary's Nativity Church

 

                                              

                                                                                                                                                      

                                   History of St. Mary's Pipe Organ                                               Mural's of St. Mary's Church 

                                                     

 

 St. Mary's Nativity Cemetery Walking Tour                                                                          The Bells of St. Mary's Church

                                                                            

                                                                                                                                                             

                                          

 

TRUNK OR TREAT

We are now taking registrations for Trunk or Treat.  If you are interested in participating this year, click here for more information and to print the registration form.  Please return your completed form to St. Mary's Nativity Church office by Monday, October 28.  Thank you.

SAVE THE DATES

All SAINTS DAY – Vigil Mass on Thursday, October 31 at 4:00 p.m. and Friday, November 1  – 8:15 a.m. School Mass and 6:00 p.m. Mass. 

 ALL SOULS DAY – Saturday, November 2 – 8:00 a.m. Mass

 MEMORIAL MASS – Sunday, November 3 - 10:00 a.m. Mass.

 BLESSING OF GRAVES – Sunday, November 3 - following the 10:00 a.m. Mass.

 GUMBO LUNCH - Sunday, November 3 - from 10:30a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

 

GriefShare

SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS

Wondering how you will survive the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas without your loved one?  GriefShare group is offering a one night session on November 19, in St. Mary’s Nativity Community Center, beginning at 5:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m.  In this session you will learn: how to deal with the many emotions you’ll face during the holiday and other tips and topics. Registration for this session is now opened.  There is a $5.00 fee which provides for the workbook.  Refreshments will be served.  If you are someone you know would like to attend, please call Carol in the Church office at 985-537-3204.

 

REMEMBRANCE BRICKS

As we continue our grounds beautification, we invite you to consider adding a brick to our remembrance space in front of the Church Office.  In addition to remembering your loved one, you can include other life moments and events such as: graduation, names of families, anniversaries, etc.  Thank you for all your support and prayers.

 You can purchase your memorial brick through the Online Giving tab, fill out this form and return it to the church office, or call the Church Parish Office for more information.  

 

Staff

Mass Times

Saturday: 4:00 PM Vigil
Sunday: 8 AM, 10 AM, & 7 PM

Daily Mass:
Monday - Thursday: 7 AM
Friday - NO MASS

School Mass:
August 16 - May 31
Thursdays - 8:15 AM

Office Hours

9 AM - Noon - Monday - Friday
Closed for Lunch - Noon - 1 PM
1 PM - 4 PM Monday - Thursday
Closed Friday afternoons

FAX NUMBER: (985) 537-3235

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St. Mary's Stain Glass Windows

Stain Glass Window #1: EUCHARIST

Stain Glass Window #2: RESURRECTION

Stain Glass Window #3: HOLY SPIRIT

Stain Glass Window #4: BLESSED MOTHER

Stain Glass Window #5: MATTHEW AND MARK

Stain Glass Window #6: BAPTISM AND CONFIRMATION

Stain Glass Window #7: RECONCILIATION / ANOINTING OF THE SICK

Stain Glass Window #8:  HOLY ORDERS / MATRIMONY

Stain Glass Window #9: JOHN AND LUKE

Stain Glass Window #10: NATIVITY

Stain Glass Window #11: GOD THE FATHER

Stain Glass Window #12: CHRIST

 

Sacrament of Baptism

The Sacrament of Baptism is administered each month after weekend Mass.  A meeting with the priest or attendance at a Baptismal Seminar is required.  Please call the Church Office for more information.

Reconciliation

Confessions are heard 30 minutes before Mass until 10 minutes before Mass begins.  Private confessions by appointment.

Sacrament of Marriage

Initial contact with the priest or deacon who will officiate must be made at least SIX MONTHS PRIOR to the proposed wedding date.  Participation in the Diocesan Marriage Preparation Program is required.  Call the Church Office for more information.