Wednesday, March 20, 2019
The Lenten Veil
Why do we veil the crosses and images of saints in the church during Lent?

What is the spiritual significance of this practice?

Click here to read Fr. Charles' newsletter article about the liturgical traditions behind this practice and why we do this at St. Mary's.
Urban Necessities Project
We have collected quite a bit so far! Please consider donating a few items this Sunday!

The Urban Necessities Project, a ministry of St. Mary's, St. Augustine's, and Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, seeks to collect and distribute basic non-food items for individuals and families such as toiletries and household necessities. You can read more about the Project on our website . If you have may also contact Jen Dean if you have questions about The Project! She can be reached at jen.dean@me.com .

February and March Donation Drive
toilet paper (4 pack)
bath soap (individually wrapped 4 oz bar)
shampoo (12-14 oz)
deodorant (men’s and women’s, 3-4 oz stick)

Donations can be dropped off in the baskets by the baptismal font in the back of the nave.
One Mouth and One Heart: Sacred Choral Music
Sunday, March 24, 2019
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Come hear the final concert of the One Mouth and One Heart Workshop! Hear William Jewell College Cardinalis joined Members of the St. Tikhon Choir in performances of Vespers settings by Rachmaninoff, Reeves, Tcherepnin, Trubachev, and Sheehan. The professional-level choir will be led by Benedict Sheehan, Anthony Maglione and a collection of guest Conducting Fellows from Kansas City, New Mexico and Kentucky.

General Admission $10
Students (With ID) Free
Tickets will be available at the door (cash and charge)
Feast of the Annunciation
Monday, March 25, 2019
Solemn High Mass
6:00 p.m.


The Feast of the Annunciation, also known as Lady Day, commemorates the visit of the archangel Gabriel to the Blessed Virgin Mary, during which he tells her that she will be the mother of God. It is a principal feast in The Episcopal Church and is arguably the highest Marian feast day on our church's calendar. Join us for this brief reprieve from our Lenten fast at 6:00pm on Monday!
Lent
Wednesdays during Lent

Stations of the Cross, 6:00 p.m.
Adult Formation and Light Soup Dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Come join us as we explore the Way of Love in the context of the liturgy of the Easter Vigil. In the first week, we will reflect on themes of repentance and the new life we have in Christ through baptism.

St. Mary's Arts's & Crafts Group
March 28 from 10 am to 2pm at the church
Bring a project you're working on or just come to chat!
Private Confession
A priest will be available to offer spiritual guidance and sacramental confession in St. George's Chapel at the following times: 

Saturday 3/30: 10am-12pm
Saturday 4/13: 1-3pm

You may also schedule time with Fr. Charles by clicking  here .
Did you miss Sunday's sermon?
We post sermons preached on Sundays and Major Feasts on our website. You'll normally find both an audio recording and the text on this page .
Pastoral Care
If you experience a pastoral emergency and need to speak to a member of the St. Mary's clergy, please call 816-974-8082. This is a phone service that forwards the call to the clergyperson-on-call.

If you are scheduled for surgery or a serious medical procedure, or if there is a death in your family, please let us know via phone (816-842-0975) or email .
If you'd like to pray the Daily Office online, click on the image above! That link provides a "St. Mary's-style" Daily Office in Rite I language with a few Anglo-Catholic devotions added. If you feel comfortable navigating the various options in the Office and would like to set your own preferences, click here !
Donate to St. Mary's Online!
Weekly Service Schedule

Sunday
Low Mass: 8 a.m.   
Solemn High Mass: 10 a.m.
Sung Compline: 7 p.m. (2nd Sunday of the month)

Tuesday
Low Mass: 12:05 p.m.

Wednesday 
Low Mass: 12:05 p.m.
Stations of the Cross 6:00 p.m.
Adult Forum and Soup Dinner 6:30 p.m.

Thursday
Low Mass: 12:05 p.m.

Saturday 
Low Mass: 11:05 a.m. (2nd and 4th Saturday of the month)
Clergy and Staff

Priest-in-Charge
 
Rector Emeritus

Priest Associate
The Reverend Larry Parrish
  
Deacon Administrator

 
Artist-in-Residence/Choirmaster
 
Organist
 
Sexton
Ms. Rosalyn Powell
Vestry

Mrs. Sharon Hunter-Putsch, Senior Warden
Mr. Donald E. Clark
Bonnie Haupt
Mr. Chris McQueeny
Mr. Raja Reed
Mr. Dennis L. Robinson
Canon John L. Schaefer
Mr. David S. Wilcox, II
                                                  
Mrs. Betty Iorg, Parish Clerk
Mrs. Judith B. Brougham, Parish Treasurer 
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