Archive | April 2014


st mark carvingA parish celebration of the feast of St. mark will take place on April 27th on Divine Mercy Sunday. The 11:00 Mass will be celebrate in English and Spanish, with songs performed by members of our parish from Africa.

A reception of sandwiches and tacos, and beverages, will be held on our new Patio following Mass.

There will be a Holy Hour for Divine Mercy and to commemorate the Canonization of Popes John XVIII and John Paul II from 2:00-3:00pm in the Church with Exposition, Confessions and Benediction.



button braceletCome join us April 9th at 6:30pm at St. Mark’s Parish Center. There will be a short but important business meeting followed by Gisele Yetz teaching us how to make our own button bracelets. There will be a $3 fee for supplies and if you have any extra or special shank buttons (button without holes, has loop on back) bring them along.

As always, all are welcome.

“Socialize, Pray and Serve”

Community Garden

tomatoesDo you have a green thumb?
Our parish is going to give you an opportunity to put it to good use. This spring we will be planting a community garden to help supplement our Food Pantry.

If you are interested in working together with fellow parishioners, please come to the Food Pantry (downstairs in Fr. Leonard Hall) on Tuesday, April 8th at 700pm. After a long winter, lets plan for summer and a bountiful harvest!



“Forgiven & Set Free” Weekend Retreat

Thursday, April 24-Sunday, April 27
Lakeside Christian Camp & Conference Center
195 Cloverdale St., Pittsfield, MA
Hosted by: Northern Berkshire Pregnancy Support Center
For more Information call: Judy Williams @ 413-346-4291 or email:
If you have had an abortion, then this Bible Study is for you.
…to open eyes that are blind, to free captives from prison and to release from the dungeon those who sit in darkness. Isaiah 42:7


camp holy cross logoGive a student in our parish a gift of a lifetime. Send them to camp for a week this summer. It is a great way to support our Diocesan Camp as well as change a child’s life.

HOW DO YOU SPONSOR A CHILD? Mail us their name and address and payment of $310.
We will send them a gift certificate, indicating your gift and provide instructions of how to register for the session they desire. Don’t have the name of a camper but would like to sponsor a child? Send payment to us and we will find a deserving camper for your gift.