Progressive parish of 600 families is seeking a vibrant individual to coordinate formation programs, enable the gifts of the faithful, and to engage our youth to live a life of faith. We are located in Morgantown, WV, home of West Virginia University. Our parishioners are ethnically diverse. Our people have a deep love for celebrating Mass, gathering for fellowship, opportunities for adult formation and growth and for mission to the least of these. Please click here for the full job description and responsibilities. If interested please submit a letter of interest and resume by May 15, 2021.
Stations of the Cross
Mondays: Starting Mon, 22 Feb., Fr. John will lead stations of the cross immediately following 6:30pm Mass.
Fridays: Beginning Fri, 19 Feb., lay led stations of the cross will be at 12:00pm. If no leader signs up for that week, there will be booklets available for self-guided stations.
Fr. John will hear confessions during this time.
In addition to the normal times before daily Mass, there will be reconciliation on:
Saturdays- from 5-5:40pm (except Saturday, March 5th)
Fridays- during stations of the cross beginning at noon.
Wednesday, March 10, 6:30-7:30pm Communal Reconciliation @ St. Mary Church
Wednesday, March 24, 6:30-7:30pm Communal Reconciliation @ St. John University Parish
Please continue to check back for any changes or additions
Readings for the week of May 2, 2021
- Sunday: Acts 9:26-31 / Ps 22:26-27, 28, 30, 31-32 [26a] / 1 Jn 3:18-24 / Jn 15:1-8
- Monday: 1 Cor 15:1-8 / Ps 19:2-3, 4-5  / Jn 14:6-14
- Tuesday: Acts 14:19-28 / Ps 145:10-11, 12-13ab, 21 [cf. 12] / Jn 14:27-31a
- Wednesday: Acts 15:1-6 / Ps 122:1-2, 3-4ab, 4cd-5 [cf. 1] / Jn 15:1-8
- Thursday: Acts 15:7-21 / Ps 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 10  / Jn 15:9-11
- Friday: Acts 15:22-31 / Ps 57:8-9, 10 and 12 [10a] / Jn 15:12-17
- Saturday: Acts 16:1-10 / Ps 100:1b-2, 3, 5 / Jn 15:18-21
- Next Sunday: Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 / Ps 98:1, 2-3, 3-4 [cf. 2b] / 1 Jn 4:7-10 / Jn 15:9-17
Vaccine Clinic Survey
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Opportunity at St. Mary Church
Would you be interested in getting your COVID-19 vaccine at St. Mary Church? With enough interest, we can schedule a vaccine clinic in partnership with WVU Medicine. Once a clinic is scheduled, we will send an email to our Friday Notes list with the details, as well as post them here, and on facebook. This survey is only a headcount, not an official reservation or appointment! Please click the link to answer the survey here.
Sunday: 8:30am, 11:00am, en español a la 1:00pm
Daily Mass: Mon-6:30pm, Tue-Thur-9:00am
In the event of Closing of school due to inclement weather, there will be no Daily Mass or Prayer Service.
*In the event of a funeral, morning Mass will be cancelled*
Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)
30 minutes prior to each Daily Mass
New! Spanish Mass
St. Ursula Food Pantry
St. Ursula Food Pantry and Outreach Needs:
All sizes, but especially 4, 5 & 6
Including, but not limited to: carrots, yams, potatoes, peas, etc.
(NO green beans or corn, please)
St. Ursula Food Pantry & Outreach needs volunteers for several jobs:
*Pickup truck drivers to get fresh produce 2x month from Reedsville and deliver to St. Ursula.
*Pickup truck drivers to meet the Mountaineer Food Bank truck in Westover 2x each month and transport food to St. Ursula.
*Volunteers to help on first and third Wednesday afternoon at St. Ursula’s pantry distribution (using curbside pickup model).
*Volunteers to help as available with sorting donations of baby clothes and toys.
Call (304)599-3822 to speak with Ginny or Sr. Rachel. Thank you!
- Rev. John P. McDonough, Pastor
304-599-3747 / 304-599-1996
3346 University Ave
Morgantown, WV 26505
Closed Holy Days & some Public Holidays
Basic Guidelines for Attending Mass During Phased Reopening
Weekend Mass: Sunday at 8:30am and 11:00am.
Daily Mass: Monday at 6:30pm and Tuesday-Thursday at 9:00am
The dispensation of the obligation to attend Mass continues, and those who are elderly, or at-risk, and those who fear being infected, are encouraged to stay home.
Some things to be aware of:
-Anyone who is sick should stay home
-Masks must be worn at all times
-Limited seating will be available (about 90 people), and people will be seated on a first-come first-served basis
-The church is being cleaned and sanitized before and after each Mass, and hand sanitizer will be available for parishioners’ use
-Try to arrive around 15 minutes early
-Entrance to the church will only be via the main parking lot church door nearest the altar
-During Mass, please be aware and follow all direction from Fr. John, the ushers, and other volunteers
Our 8:30am Mass will be broadcast on the radio on 1300AM WCLG & 92.1FM, and TuneIn channel Morgan 92.1. We will live stream our 11:00am Mass on facebook
All other buildings will remain closed and locked during this phase of reopening. No activities or gatherings may occur in the church or other parish buildings.
The Parish Office will remain closed to in-person visits until further notice. We are still accessible by phone or email.
Please visit www.dwc.org to view all of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston's guidelines for re-opening.
“They devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to the communal life, to the breaking of the bread and to the prayers.”