St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
203 4th Street
Aurora, Indiana 47001
Parish Office Mailing Address: 542 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, Indiana 47025
DIRECT LINKS TO SIGN UP FOR ONLINE GIVING:
FOR ST. LAWRENCE - https://www.stlawrencecc.org/electronic-giving
FOR ST. MARY'S - https://mystmarys.com/give-online
FOR ST. TERESA - https:// www.wesharegiving.org/app/giving/WeShare-1749?tab=home
YOU MAY SPECIFY WHERE YOU WANT YOUR DONATION OR PAYMENT TO BE APPLIED, FOR EXAMPLE: SUNDAY COLLECTION, MAINTENANCE, YOUTH, MISSIONS, ETC.
The first annual National Catholic Men’s Conference will be held in Cincinnati March 25th, 2023 at Cintas Center. We encourage every man in our parish to join the Archbishop of Cincinnati at the National Catholic Men’s Conference to be held on Saturday, March 25th at the Cintas Center on Xavier’s campus. Tickets can be purchased at NationalMensConference.com. Join men from around the country for a one-day event filled with virtue, inspirational speakers, fellowship, networking and spiritual growth. Ladies, there is no better gift you could give the men in your life than a ticket to this conference to grow in Faith. Featured speakers include:
Jonathan Roumie, the actor who plays Jesus in The Chosen Series.
Father Robert Spitzer from EWTN.
His Royal Highness, the Archduke of Austria and grandson of Blessed Karl, Archduke Christian Habsburg-Lorraine. This will be his first speech EVER in the united states so history will be made.
Archbishop Dennis Schnurr and Bishop Earl Fernandes from Columbus Ohio.
A LIVE panel discussion with professional Bengals football players.
Jeff Schiefelbein (chef - el - bine), Fr. Jonathan Meyer and Fr. Ethan Moore from University of Cincinnati.
Get tickets now as the best seats are selling fast. NationalMensConference.com
SIGN UP BY APRIL 1 WHEN THE PRICE GOES UP!
Stations of the Cross
One half-hour prior to every weekend Mass
St. Mary's Church - Fridays 7pm, excluding Good Friday
Drive through and pre-order also available at St. Mary's.
Any questions, please call the Parish Office at 812-537-3992.
A new podcast of an interview with Father Meyer telling his vocation story is available on the "Sons of Melchizedek" podcast on Catholic Radio.
Below is the podcast link. The podcast is also available on the Catholic Radio Indy web page under PODCASTS.
Catholic Radio Indy's podcasts are also available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and many other podcast platforms. Search "Sons of Melchizedek" to find the podcast on your favorite podcast platform.
If for any reason you have trouble with this link you can get the show at the Catholic Radio Indy webpage www.catholicradioindy.org and click podcasts and download it from there.
Catholic Radio Indy also has an app available for android or apple devices.
People can listen live over the airwaves on 89.1FM, 90.9 FM, or via live stream on their computer from our webpage www.catholicradioindy.org or on demand via podcast.
NEW PODCAST AVAILABLE - FR. MEYER PARTICIPATED IN A PODCAST WITH Freedom Coaching, a Catholic ministry designed to coach individuals to break free from their compulsion to pornography. PLEASE TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO LINK TO THE PODCAST -
AUDIO LINK: https://spotifyanchor-web.app.link/e/n98qf3qs2xb
YOUTUBE LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7C-2Yi2EvU
Fr. Meyer joined Marc Tuttle and Kent Blandford on Indy Catholic Radio for a look at the ever changing role of men in parish and family life in anticipation of the E6 Catholic Men's Conference. Here is a link to the podcast.
Monday - Friday - Rosary at St. Lawrence - 10 am
Every Monday - Monday Morning Rosary Group at St. Mary - 9 - 10:30 am
Every Monday - Bright New Beginnings Recovery Group at St Teresa - 7-8-pm
Every Tuesday - Music Ministry Practice at St. Teresa - 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Every Saturday - Breaking Bread Breakfast at St. Lawrence - 8am
Every Wednesday - Religious Education at St. Mary - 6:30-8pm
Every Wednesday - Confirmation at St. Mary - 6:30-8pm
Every Thursday - Bible Study at St. Teresa - 9-11am
Every Thursday - RCIA at St. Martin - 6:30-8pm
1x / Month - First Sacraments at St. Mary - 6:30-8pm
2x / Month - Family Formation and MS Class (6-7-8) at St. Teresa
1st Tuesday - K of C Meeting @ St. Mary - 7:30 - 9 pm
1st Wednesday - Anointing of the Sick at St. Teresa - 8:30 Mass
1st Friday - Anointing of the Sick at St. Lawrence - 8:30 am Mass
1st Saturday - Fatima Devotion at St. Mary - 8:30 - 9:30 am
2nd Monday - K of C Meeting at St. Teresa 6-9 pm
2nd Monday - K of C Ladies Meeting at St. Teresa 6-9 pm
2nd Monday - Daughters of Isabella Meeting at St. Lawrence - 6:30 - 9 pm
2nd Monday - Ladies Euchre Group at St. Teresa - 7-10 pm
2nd Tuesday - Respect Life Meeting at St. Lawrence (Mar/June/Sept/Dec)
2nd Wednesday - Choir Practice at St. Mary - 5:30 - 7 pm
2nd and 4th Wednesday - K of C Lawrenceburg Meeting - 7:30 pm
2nd Thursday - Ladies Card Club at St. Lawrence - 1pm -4pm
2nd Saturday - Bridges Devotional Prayer Group at St. Teresa - 9:30 am - 12 pm
3rd Tuesday - Ladies Sodality Group at St. Teresa - 7-9 pm
3rd Wednesday - Ladies Sew Group at St. Teresa - 10 am - 3 pm
3rd Thursday - St. Ann’s Altar Society at St. Lawrence - 1:30 pm
4th Wednesday - Right to Life Meeting at St. Mary - 7 - 8:30 pm
1st weekend - Blessing of Expectant Mothers (Jan/Apr/Jul/Oct)
2nd weekend - Blessing of Engaged Couples
3rd weekend - Blessing of Religious Items
1st Wednesday - Anointing of the Sick at St. Teresa
1st Friday - Anointing of the Sick at St. Lawrence
*Some of these days may be canceled due to feast days or holidays.
Weekly Adoration - 9 am - 9 pm
Every Tuesday at St. Lawrence Every Wednesday at St. Teresa
Every Thursday at St. Mary’s
OPPORTUNITIES TO JOIN OTHERS AT ST. MARY'S
IN ENRICHMENT AND PRAYER:
Thursday Evening - Bible Study - Every Thursday 6:30 - 8:00 pm @ St. Mary’s Parish Office Starting Thursday, September 1st. Contact Connie Powers at 812-432-3620 if you have any questions.
Regular Marian Devotions, Prayers and Small Group Meetings @St. Mary
Fatima Rosary Devotion ~ First Saturday @ 8:30 AM
Ladies Rosary Group ~ Mondays @ 9:00 AM
Rosary for Peace (Starts with Angelus) ~ Fridays @ 6 PM
Right To Life Prayer Rally @ Planned Parenthood ~ Third Saturday @ 7am
Mary’s Hands Intercessory Group ~ First Wednesday @ 6:30 PM
Bereavement & Support Group Meeting ~ 1st Saturday of every month at St. Mary’s at 10:00 AM - Our next Group will be Saturday, January 7@ St. Mary’s @10:00 a.m
Ultreya Ladies Meeting ~ Saturdays @ 8:30 AM
Knights of Columbus ~ First Tuesday @ 7:30 PM
Women’s Prayer Group 1st-2nd-4th and 5th Saturdays at 8:30-10:00 AM
Men’s Prayer Group Tuesdays at 6:00-7:00 PM
Bible Study Tuesdays Fall and Spring @ 9:00 - 11:00 AM - Begins 9/6. Thursdays Fall and Spring @ 6:30 - 8:00 PM. Call Beth Marting at 513-448-8078 to join. Everyone is invited to join!
Homebound Visits - Pax Christi ministry - If you or someone you know would like a layperson from our Pax Christi ministry to visit your home, please contact the Parish Office at 812-537-3992 or email@example.com
Thursday Lunches for Our Priests
Thank you to everyone who volunteered to provide lunches for our priests. Here is the link to sign-up https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090d4faba92fa7f85-thursday
We Are Blessed to Have Three Deacons in Dearborn County!
Deacon Mark Schmidl and Deacon Kevin Daily have joined Deacon Bob Decker in serving our parishes in Dearborn County.
The role of a deacon:
~performing all baptisms outside of Mass.
~performing all weddings outside of Mass.
~performing all funerals outside of Mass.
~performing all funeral rosaries/wakes.
~Assisting with baptismal prep (visiting and blessing homes) and marriage prep.
Fr. Mahan and Fr. Meyer will cease doing baptisms, weddings and funerals outside the context of Holy Mass. Since we have Deacons, their work, service and worship will be used and appreciated!