Please Welcome Our New DRE, Marianna Merkatoris!
“I come as a pilgrim of peace and an apostle of hope” – Pope Francis
Greetings St. Mary’s parish family! I am excited to begin serving in the role as Director of Religious Education. I come to you with a varied and diverse background with one commonality - service to the Church. I have been a Catholic school elementary teacher (1st, 2nd and 4th), Faith Formation Coordinator, and worked for the Archdiocese of St. Louis in the Office of Education and Formation. My undergraduate degree is in elementary education and my graduate degree is in Franciscan Studies with an emphasis in theology.
While I have worked in Arizona, Ohio and Missouri, it is good to be back in my home state of Wisconsin! Now I live within 2 hours of my family and my hometown of Green Bay. After being in the city of St. Louis for the past 12 years, I look forward to spending more time outdoors with my two dogs, boating with family, and checking out the breweries in the state.
· Favorite Religious Book: The Journey of the Mind to God
· Favorite Book: The Historian
· Favorite Movie: The Italian Job
· Favorite Color: Blue
· Favorite Drink: Coffee
· Favorite Bible Verse: Job 40:4-5
I hope to meet all of you in the coming days/weeks.
Blessings! ~ Marianna Merkatoris
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for the following ministries:
Please contact Marianna Merkatoris at 715-453-2878 x.204 if you are willing to help once or twice a month. Please feel free to call or email me at email@example.com if you have any questions.
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CHILDREN’S MASS BAGS are available for use for small children during Mass. They are located in the main entrance of church. Please take one to use! Our hope is that young children will find them interesting and fun! We ask that you put them back on the rack after Mass so someone can use them at the next Mass. They will be cleaned out weekly .
NO Classes currently available - classes will start up again after Labor Day.
Enjoy the rest of Spring and
have a great Summer!!!!
2nd-5th graders participate in religious education classes on Wednesdays after school (3:15PM-5:00PM). Bus #33 is available to transport the kids from school to the Corpus Christi Center. Please contact Marianna, Director of Religious Education, if you would like to have your child/children join us! We look forward to having everyone back in class! Please contact Marianna Merkatoris at 715-453-2878 x.204 for more information.
Please pray for our 2nd graders as they continue to prepare for 1st Communion this Saturday, April 17.
6th-8th graders participate in youth group on Wednesdays after school (3:15PM-5:00PM). Bus #33 is available to transport the kids from school to the Corpus Christi Center. Please contact Marianna, Director of Religious Education, if you would like to have your child/children join us! We look forward to having everyone back in class! Please contact Marianna Merkatoris at 715-453-2878 x.204 for more information.
SAVE THE DATE!!!
Who: All 9th-12th Grade Students & is Required for all Confirmation Students
What: Punch Out Game
Where: St. Mary's Corpus Christi Center
When: This Sunday, April 18, 2021
11:00AM Mass followed by lunch and a punch out game!
Please Come Enjoy Some Fun!!!!!
RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org or call Marianna at 715-453-2878 x.204
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Contact: 715.453.2878 x.204