Ash Wednesday is February 17, 2021. Ashes will be distributed at the following times:
10:00 am – Mass with Distribution of Ashes *Livestreamed
12:00 pm – “Walk-Thru” Ashes *Arrive at church at 12:00 pm and you will be ushered to either Fr. Joe or Deacon Andy to receive ashes.
5:30 pm – “Walk-Thru” Ashes *Arrive at church at 5:30 pm and you will be ushered to either Fr. Joe or Deacon Andy to receive ashes.
PLEASE CHECK BACK AS WE GET CLOSER TO THESE DATES… AS OF TODAY, MARCH 16, 2020 ALL MASSES IN THE DIOCESE OF ALBANY HAVE BEEN CANCELED…
Palm Sunday – April 5, 2020: Palm will be distributed at all weekend Masses at St. Mary’s Church, Crescent.
Holy Thursday – April 9, 2020: Holy Thursday Mass at 7:00 pm at Corpus Christi Church in Round Lake followed by adoration until 9:45 pm.
Good Friday – April 10, 2020: Stations of the Cross at 3:00 pm at St. Mary’s, Crescent. Good Friday Service at 7:00 pm at St. Mary’s, Crescent.
Easter Vigil Mass, Saturday, April 11, 2020: 8:00 pm, St. Mary’s Church, Crescent – A Liturgy of Light, Word, Water & Eucharist
Easter Sunday – Sunday, April 12, 2020: Masses at 8:00 am and 10:30 am at St. Mary’s Church, Crescent
During the Season of Lent, the sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) is available to all every Saturday at 3:45 pm. You can also call the office for an appointment. Please call the Pastor at 371-9632 x13 to schedule an appointment.
Soup and Stations
Plan to attend a special presentation, Biblical Way of The Cross, on Friday, March 29th at 5:30 at St. Mary’s Church, Crescent. This presentation is based on the Stations of the Cross led by Pope John Paul II. It features song, word and prayer and is led by members of the Albany Chapter of NPM, National Pastoral Musicians. Following Stations please stay to enjoy a simple supper of soup and bread and fellowship.
A free will offering will be taken. Be sure to register by Friday, March 22nd by contacting Melinda Cestaro, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Confession is available every Saturday during Lent at 3:30 or by appointment.
Confession will also be available on Wednesday, March 21 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm and again from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the church.
Please call the office and speak with Father Cebula to schedule confession if Saturday does not work for you.
Most Wednesdays during Lent, join us for a prayerful experience of Stations of the Cross in the church. Stations of the Cross will be available on:
February 21 & 28 and March 7 & 14
Confession will be available from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm and again from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm in the church.
Confession is available every Saturday between 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm and also by appointment. Should you wish to make an appointment, please call the office at 371-9632.
Join us Friday, March 31st at 7:00 pm in the church for the Stations of the Cross led by the Youth of the Parish.
Join us on Friday, March 24th at 7:00 pm in the Daily Mass Chapel as we pray the Rosary together in the spirit of Lent.
This session is for women only. Please plan to attend the Wednesday, March 9 gathering at 6:30 pm for women only — Please be sure to invite friends to join your for this gathering at St. Mary’s Parish Hall with Sister Monica Murphy. Sr. Monica terms it as “Chicken Soup for the Soul,” an evening to reflect.