St. Mary Our Mother Vacation Bible School – July 22nd – 25th, 2024

St. Mary Our Mother Vacation Bible School
JULY 22nd – 25th, 2024
9 am – 12 pm
in our school located at
811 Westlake Street, Horseheads, NY

This program is a bible-based adventure filled with songs,
crafts, activities and food about GOD’S KINGDOM.


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Join the Catholic Action Network

From Fr. Dan Condon, Diocesan Chancellor:

Please join the Catholic Action Network.

The Catholic Action Network (CAN), an arm of the
York State Catholic Conference, gives us all a voice in the halls of government.
Through email and social media alerts,
CAN reaches tens of thousands of Catholics across
York State to provide educational updates on the important issues being debated and to provide the tools
to simplify the
process of contacting our elected officials.
At present, you
will find information on Catholic community efforts to stop
the legalization of physicianassisted suicide and
support the proposed state aid funding for

Catholic schools.
Please consider signing up for the Catholic Action Network:
Action Center – New York State Catholic Conference (


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Prayer Plaque for the Sick

The prayer plaque listing the names of ill persons who have asked for our prayers is posted across from the bulletin board in the entry hall.

If you wish to be listed or know of someone who has asked for our prayers, please call the parish office at 607-739-3817.


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Our parish now has a subscription to FORMED available for all members of St. Mary Our Mother. FORMED allows you to have access to Catholic content from your own home. You are able to watch children’s and family videos, documentaries, listen to podcasts, learn about our rich Catholic faith.

It is easy as 1-2-3 to get started!

• Go to
• Enter our parish zip code or name
• Enter your name and email address, and enjoy!

Learn more at


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RCIA Program


“So you want to become Catholic?”

Are you interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? Perhaps you are married to a Catholic and are bringing your children up in the faith, and you would like to participate fully in the Mass as well. Or you attended a wedding or funeral of a friend or loved one and would like to explore this faith tradition more deeply. Maybe it is an interest in Catholic Social teaching or an experience of the sacraments; or maybe you have a friend or family member who is Catholic and their presence in your life is an inspiration.

Whether you have never been baptized, or attended Sunday school, or were baptized in another Christian faith and are now interested in the Catholic Church, the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) could be for you. The RCIA is a process in which the faith journey of an individual is honored and together we talk about God and faith and the core beliefs of the Catholic faith.

For more information, please call the parish office at 607-739-3817. Please provide your name and contact information for our RCIA coordinator to contact you.

For additional information on our RCIC (Rite of Christian Initiation for Children), contact Amanda Reeves at 607-739-8214.



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