Other Ministry

Adult Bible Study

At 7:00 pm each Wednesday in the Parish Center, adults gather for a bible study. This gathering includes reading, reflection, discussion, and prayer. Everyone wishing to dig deeper into the bible and their faith is welcome to attend. ~ Parish Office, 541-342-1139

Coffee & Donuts

Each Sunday, after the 7:30, 9:00, and 11:00 am Masses, those who have attended Mass are invited to take an opportunity to enjoy fellowship and refreshments in the parish hall. Volunteers from St. Mary’s six small church communities take turns throughout the year serving coffee and donuts.
Note: Occassionally the Coffee & Donuts service is suspended in favor of meals provided by the Knights of Columbus or La Esperanza.  Check the bulletin to be sure. ~ Parish Office, 541-342-1139; or the hospitality message line, 541-344-4091; or info@stmaryeugene.com

Children’s Liturgy

Each Sunday, during the 9:00 am Mass (during the school year only), Children’s Liturgy of the Word is available for those in kindergarten through third grade. After the Mass begins, the children go to the Parish Center where the Word is shared at their level. At the offertory, the children return to the church. ~ Julie Rutledge-Sanchez, Parish Office, 541-342-1139

Grief Support

The Grief Support Group gathers at 1:00 pm in the Parish Center on the first Tuesday of each month to support and minister to parishioners who have lost loved ones. Those in the midst of dealing with loss and those willing to offer support are invited. ~ Parish Office, 541-342-1139

Landings

Landings is a program specifically designed to welcome returning Catholics. If you are already returning to the Church, or are thinking about it, this program may help you in making this decision. ~ Deacon Tom Altenhofen, Parish Office, 541-342-1139

Marian Prayer

The Marian Prayer Group, formed late in 1988, meets each Wednesday afternoon from 1:00 until 2:00 pm in the Parish Center. The prayer group gathers to pray, sing, and share the messages of Our Lady of Medjugorje. ~ Deacon Tom Altenhofen, Parish Office, 541-342-1139

Parish Library

The parish library, located in the St. Mary’s Teen Center (formerly the Auxiliary Hall), has a wide variety of Christian books, videos, and audio cassettes that can be checked out by any registered parishioner. The library is regularly open during coffee and donuts each Sunday. ~ Parish Office, 541-342-1139

Perpetual Adoration

Since 1994, a rotating group of faithful, dedicated parishioners has continued to adore the Holy Eucharist around the clock, seven days a week. Scheduled adorers sign up to share responsibility with one to two other individuals for one hour each week. ~ Deacon Tom Altenhofen, Parish Office, 541-342-1139

Sunday Nursery

Each Sunday, during the 9:00 am, 11:00 am, and 1:00 pm Masses, the Sunday Nursery provides care for three-month-old through pre-kindergarten children whose parents are attending Mass. Located in the Parish Center, the nursery is staffed depending upon volunteers. ~ Julie Rutledge-Sanchez, Parish Office, 541-342-1139

St. Mary Conference of St. Vincent de Paul

St. Mary Conference of St. Vincent de Paul assists the larger organization, helping those in need by visiting them in their homes to offer assistance. The conference meets on the first and third Monday of each month in the Parish Center. Parishioner contributions given to St. Mary’s using the white, St. Vincent de Paul offertory envelopes are the primary source of financial support for works of this parish organization. ~ Parish Office, 541-342-1139

Annulments

To inquire about the possibility of obtaining a declaration of nullity for a previous marriage. ~ Parish Office, 541-342-1139