Vespers will be sung at 6:30p.m. on March 19 with the St. Martin’s Choirs and guest organist, Daniel Schwandt. The Eleventh Annual Saint Joseph Dinner will follow. Please mark your calendars and plan on attending this Italian celebration honoring the foster father of Our Lord. The cost for this dinner will again be only $12.50 per person and this will include a freshly made salad, various pasta dishes, hot breads, assorted desserts, coffee, soft drinks and wine. Tips will be accepted by our teens and they will all go toward the support of youth activities at Saint Martin’s, as will any and all profits from the sale of dinner tickets. Contact the rectory soon to purchase your tickets!
Every Lent the Church encourages us to intensify the threefold practice of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving in order to detach ourselves from the world and embrace the Gospel of Jesus Christ with greater passion and commitment. This coming Saturday evening, February 21, from 5:30 till 7:00 p.m., in Saint Martin’s parish hall, we’re happy to host Splendor of Truth Ministries founder, Dr. Nicholas Lebish, for a biblical, spiritual, and practical study of this threefold path to virtue and holiness. Coffee and refreshments will be available.
Below is an excerpt from last fall’s 120th anniversary concert featuring our spectacular 1894 Farrand & Votey organ. Click here to learn more about the history of the organ, and here to find out about the restoration project.
On January 22, 1973 our Supreme Court issued a decision that made abortion legal in our country. Because of that decision, over 1 million unborn children lose their lives to abortion each year. Please join Archbishop Joseph Kurtz and representatives from around the archdiocese at St. Martin of Tours on Sunday, January 18 at 3:00pm to celebrate the annual respect life memorial Mass. This year 42 white roses will be displayed to mark each year since the Roe v. Wade decision.
Please join us at the Golden Arrow following Mass to enjoy light refreshments and shop for purses, tote bags, lunch boxes, wallets and jewelry. Unique and designer handbags available and all money raised is used to support the work of the Golden Arrow.
Please join us for the 4:00pm Mass on December 6 to celebrate St. Chavara, who was canonized on November 23. The 4:00pm Vigil Mass will be celebrated in the Syro-Malabar Rite in the Malayalam language. After Mass, there will be a very short presentation about St. Chavara in the Parish Hall with some Indian snacks provided. Please join us!