Current Events


Are you interested in serving as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion or as a Lector? Then we need YOU!

There will be two training sessions for each ministry in July:

Lectors will be Saturday, July 22, 10-11:30 am.

EMs will be Thursday, July 20 from 6:30-8:00 pm

All training sessions will be in the church. Anyone who has been Confirmed is a candidate to serve in these ministries. If you recently served in another parish and wish to continue in your ministry here at St. Mary, please attend one of the appropriate sessions. Any questions may be directed to Tina Cooney, 740-363-4641. Current active ministers are not required to attend these sessions.

St. Mary Movie Nights

Join us for the 3rd annual St. Mary Movie Nights taking place every other Wednesday night through August 23. Plan to gather at the Faith Formation Building, 23 S Union St, Delaware from 6:30-9:30 p.m. The movie starts at 7 p.m. with popcorn provided. Feel free to bring your own snack and drink.

Movie Lineup:

July 26          The Way – with Martin Sheen. Can you handle the WAY?

August 9       Courageous – Great guy movie

August 23     Chariots of Fire – Olympic hero’s decision


PSR begins Sunday, August 13th.

All students should receive a letter from the Parish School of Religion in early August letting them know if their child is in the AM or PM session. For more information, please visit the Parish School of Religion page.

St. Mary Elementary School begins Wednesday, August 23rd. Stay turned for more details…

Protecting God’s Children Class  ♦  Wednesday, August 30, 2016  ♦  St. Mary Beitel Commons

 Registration: 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Program Session: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Register Online:

This class is mandatory for anyone interested in volunteering with children via the church or school.

In addition to the Protecting God’s Children class, fingerprinting is available at the Delaware City Schools Administration Bldg, 74 W William St., Delaware, 740-833-1100. Their preferred hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 AM—3:30 PM year round. The cost is $25 for BCI and $30 for FBI fingerprints. When asked on the form for the reason for being fingerprinted, please reply with Code ORC2151.86.

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land – 10 Days: November 6-15, 2017


$3,679 from Columbus  (Air/Land tour price in $2,979 plus $700 gov’t taxes/airline surcharges)

Haifa, Tiberias, Nazareth, Bethlehem, Jerusalem

Featuring: Round trip air from Columbus, first class hotels, breakfast & dinner daily, comprehensive sightseeing with a professional tour guide, entrance fees, porterage and hotel service charges.

Brochures, which include registration information, can be found in the back of church.  For more information, please contact Dcn. Felix at 740-369-2014 or