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The Parish Office is trying to limit the amount of face to face contact so we ask that you please wear a mask when stopping by. We also have labeled boxes in the breezeway between the two sets of double doors for you to drop off anything you need to turn into the Parish Office. We do check these throughout the day. Or please feel free to use the night drop located before the main Parish building entrance on the right.
We have been opening up the church everyday usually by 8:00 a.m. for personal visits during the daytime, which is an opportunity for personal prayer or even personal devotions. We are continuing to live-stream daily rosary (M-Th), our weekday daily Masses at NOON (8:15 a.m. on our School Mass days which are typically Thursdays) and also our Saturday evening 5:00 p.m. Mass.

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Events Coming Up
*all dates and times are subject to change/cancellation
click here for specific times and locations
  • January 22nd
    • Special Rosary Intention Livestream @ 3PM
    • Holy Hour for Life @ 7PM
  •  January 23rd
    • God’s Housekeepers
  • January 23rd/24th
    • Blessing of the Bibles @ all Masses
  • January 24th
    • Grief & Grace (online)
  • January 25th
    • Boy Scouts
  •  January 26th
    • Divorce Care (online)
    • Parish Council Meeting
  •  January 27th
    • Catholic Charities Soup Pick-up
    • Pastoral Care Team (online)
    • DC4K (online)
  • January 28th
    • Financial Peace University

Holy Hour for Life
We invite you to come join us in prayer for one hour before the Blessed Sacrament for Life, all life from conception to natural death. This special Holy Hour is based upon the reflections of Saint John Paul II, Pope Francis and others. Throughout the hour, five sets of readings/responses are prayed, interspersed by extended periods of silent prayer concluding with Benediction. This Holy Hour marks the anniversary of the Roe vs Wade decision and is designated in the USA as a Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children. We will have a Holy Hour for Life TODAY, January 22 at 7:00 p.m. Click here to read an article in honor of today, the Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children

Please join us for this special Rosary Intention livestream in Thanksgiving for the gift of human life in wake of the 47th anniversary of Roe vs Wade at 3:00 p.m. TODAY via YouTube and Facebook

Blessing of the Bibles
Sunday of the Word of God – 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Jan. 23/24
Bring your family bible to Mass to be blessed.
In an apostolic letter “Aperuit illis” issued September 30, 2020, Pope Francis declared that the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time will now be known as “Sunday of the Word of God” and will be devoted to the celebration, study and dissemination of the Holy Scriptures.
To honor this occasion, St. Margaret Mary would like to invite all parishioners to bring their family bible to Masses the weekend of January 23/24 to be blessed. Upon returning home, each family is encouraged to participate in the ancient practice known as “bible enthronement” by dedicating a special or honored place for the bible to be displayed in the home. A pamphlet containing a family friendly Bible Enthronement Service will be made available in the back of church, or online here.

Grief Share ONLINE
GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life after losing a loved one. Our group is led by caring people who have experienced grief and want to help you through the difficult days ahead. We know it hurts and we want to help.
Weekly (Opt. 1): Wednesdays, January 20th – April 14th | 10-11 AM
Weekly (Opt. 2): Sundays, January 24th – April 25th | 2:30-3:30 PM
Location: Online
Donation: Free, register and purchase workbook from www.griefshare.org
Contact: Denise Ruiz, 426-1588 ext. 126 or druiz@stmm.org

Safe Environment Training
ALL Volunteers, School Parents & Coaches
The Archdiocese of Louisville is committed to ensuring that children & youth who worship, study or participate in church-sponsored activities can do so in the safest & most secure setting possible. In an effort to fulfill this commitment, all employees/volunteers in contact with children or youth (18/under) for ANY length of time are required to participate in one of the Safe Environment Training Workshops and have a background check.
All trainings are come/first served. No advance registration is necessary. In accordance with Gov. Beshear’s latest executive order, all trainings moving forward have been limited to 25 persons in attendance, until otherwise noted. *No one under the age of 16 will be admitted to the training, this includes infants. MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY INTO THE TRAINING.
*For the most up to date schedule changes and information, visit www.archlou.org/safe. To see if you attended the workshop or to find out if your background check is current, please call the Parish Office at 426-1588.
Schedule of Workshops
Jan. 25 – 6:30 p.m. – Incarnation (limited to 25), 2229 Lower Hunters Trace, 40216 – Gym
Jan. 26 – 6:30 p.m. – St. Albert (limited to 25), 1395 Girard Dr, 40222 – Parish Life Center

DivorceCare ONLINE
DivorceCare is a weekly seminar/support group that helps divorced or separated people heal from the hurt. It provides a warm, caring, and confidential environment in which participants can learn practical information and gain hope for the future.
Weekly: Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m. | January 26 – April 27
Location: Online, register at www.divorcecare.org
Donation: $15 
Contact: Denise Ruiz, 426-1588 ext. 126 or druiz@stmm.org

DivorceCare for Kids ONLINE
DivorceCare for Kids, DC4K, provides a safe, fun place where your children will learn to understand their feelings, express their emotions appropriately, feel better about themselves and develop coping skills.
Weekly: Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. | January 27 – April 28
Location: Online, register at www.dc4k.org
Donation: $15
Contact: Denise Ruiz, druiz@stmm.org / 426-1588 (ext. 126)

Stuffed Animal Collection
My name is Linda DeGrella. For a couple of years now, I have been collecting gently used and new stuffed animals. I dress them up and donate them to several charitable organizations both in Louisville and Shelbyville. Since the Covid pandemic, my resources have dried up and I myself have not visited the thrift stores as usual. I wash the animals thoroughly and dress them in newborn or 3-6 month clothes, making alterations to the clothes as needed. I would like to continue this mission and hope that my St. Margaret Mary family can help me out. I need new or gently used stuffed animals that have four free- hanging limbs (like we do), approximately 14-20 inches tall. I also could use some newborn or 3-6 month clothes and hats/ scarves for both boys and girls. This collection will be held at ALL Masses Feb. 6/7.

Stewardship
Click here for a printable Card to mail or drop off to the Parish Office.
The Parish has currently received a total of 815 Stewardship Cards. Thanks to everyone who turned in a Stewardship Intention Card! Cards are still being accepted. Additional cards are available in the Parish Office or online if you need one. 
*NEW!* Click here to fill one out online!

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (January 24, 2021)
“Jesus said to them, “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Then they abandoned their nets and followed him.” Mark 1:17-18
If we truly recognize that all the things we have in life are gifts from God, would we be able to heed Christ’s call to give it all up and follow Him?

Mass Intentions
We have Mass Intentions available for both weekday and weekend Masses. If you would like to have a Mass said for someone, please contact the Parish Office for help with available dates and times at 502-426-1588. *Suggested donation for each Mass is $10.

Weekend & Daily Masses Online

Click here to find & watch our daily and weekend Masses. Our daily Masses are live-streamed on Facebook and YouTube weekdays at 12:00 p.m., except on All School Mass days (typically Thursdays) our Mass will be livestreamed at 8:15 a.m. Our weekend Masses will now be live-streamed every Saturday evening at 5:00 p.m. via Facebook, YouTube and our website.

Please know that you may submit your contributions online, at Mass, mail in or drop off to the Parish Office or in the night drop outside the main entrance.

*Online Children’s Lessons have also been added. Please click here to see our current videos and to stay up to date with future ones.

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Online Giving is Now Available

You are now able to submit your contributions ONLINE. This is a safe & secure way to continue your pledge and support for St. Margaret Mary. You are still welcome to mail in or drop off your donation to the Parish Office or in the locked night drop outside the main entrance to the Parish building. *All current automatic withdrawals are continuing as scheduled. We do encourage parishioners to sign up for the automatic service. The form for that is available online as well. This way of contributing benefits SMM the most because the fees are very minimal.*
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Parish Office Information

Our Parish Office hours have returned back to 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Most employees are working on site. The Parish Office is trying to limit the amount of face to face contact so we ask that you please wear a mask when stopping by. We also have labeled boxes in the breezeway between the two sets of double doors for you to drop off anything you need to turn into the Parish Office. We do check these throughout the day. Or please feel free to use the night drop located before the main Parish building entrance on the right.If you need to speak to a staff member, call us at 426-1588. We remain at your service. Or click here for a list of our employees and their emails. We remain at your service.
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