Mary Immaculate Church  
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Mary Immaculate Church
2800 Valwood Pkwy
Farmers Branch, TX 75234  
Phone: 972-243-7104
Fax: 972-406-1254

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Small Groups now forming for
“Forming Intentional Disciples”

In this 6-week study of Sherry Weddell’s book “Forming Intentional Disciples”, you will learn to recognize the different thresholds of conversion: are people at the trust stage? The curiosity stage? Or maybe they are already at the “openness” stage.  You will learn what to do to help seekers get to the next level on their path to Jesus as well as possessing more tools to help you evangelize in their daily lives.

The next study wil begin Tuesday evening, December 15th, at 6:30 p.m. in the Mary Immaculate School Library.

If you want to be a part of one of these 6 -8 week book studies, please call the parish office and ask for Beth (972-243-7104 ext. 46) or email her at
.  There is also a form available in the Narthex.   

Special Invitation to the

Miracles and Mercy Workshops


Beginning Nov. 21, 2015

Celebration by
Mary Immaculate Church

Jubilee Year of Divine Mercy
Click HERE for information

Mary Immaculate Church will host the Called and Gifted Workshop Friday and Saturday, January 8th and 9th, 2016.  This workshop is known across America to change lives and empower Catholics everywhere with the gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Already we have a long waiting list of Catholics throughout the Diocese waiting to register. Take advantage of this opportunity and register early. Forms are online HERE and in the Narthex.

For more information please contact Beth Crouch in the church office.


How would you like to be on a committee in the church that:

1) Never has to meet
2) Has little if no responsibility level
3) Is super fun and will help you feel connected to everyone at Mary Immaculate!

If this sounds good to you, you just might be the perfect parishioner for our new Welcome Wagon!

Click HERE for more information!

Companies can help with Welcome Wagon bags!
Click HERE for information


Pope Frances called for a “Year of Consecrated Life” to run from February 2015 to February 2016.

If any members of your family are consecrated lay persons, priests, nuns, friars, brothers, or anyone serving in the religious life, please feel free to bring a photo of them with  a very brief sentence about them.  We want to honor them all those religious, especially those who came through Mary Immaculate School or have been a parishioner now or in the past. 

If you have questions, please call Beth in the church office.

Please click HERE for more information from USCCB on Religious Life


A Stewardship Prayer

Our Blessed Lord!

Our Risen Savior!


We give you thanks

For the awe-inspiring gift of Easter

And the redemption we enjoy

As a result of your gift.


We give you thanks for calling us

your friends

and allowing us to share your body

and blood

in the holy Eucharist.


Oh merciful Lord,

Redeemer and Teacher,

by the power of the Holy Spirit

give us the skills to listen to you

more closely;

the wisdom to put

the Eucharist into action;

and the courage to bring

your Easter message of hope

to a world that desperately needs

your love


We ask this through Christ, our Lord.  Amen

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Information about the


Mary Immaculate, Patroness of Our Country, Pray for Us!

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 Fr. Michael's Annual
"State of the Communion"

Please click HERE to read Fr. Michael's annual "State of the Communion" as well as the 2015 year-ending Financial Reports for both the School and the Church

Click HERE for photos from the Fall Festival!
Adult Faith Formation

Many adult faith opportunities are offered through the diocese. Click HERE for a listing of events available to all parishoners in the Diocese of Dallas

Message from
Bishop Kevin Farrell

How We Can Help the Refugees

Click HERE for letter from Bishop Farrell


No Masses Friday, Nov 27

November 2015
Mary Immaculate Herald

Click HERE to read past Heralds

Are you a Mary Immaculate parishioner who has a story to share with our community? Do you want to share your ministry information or event with the parish, or maybe a human interest, personal story as it relates to your ministry event or your faith?

We would love to publish it in the Mary Immaculate Herald! To discuss your article and pictures submission for the newsletter, please contact Marci Meagher at 972-243-7104 x30 or email

Check out these wonderful upcoming events at Mary Immaculate Church!

Nov 21, 2015 Miracles & Mercy
Dec 3-12, 2015 
Guadalupe Novena
Dec 17, 2015 
Christmas Concert English
Dec 18, 2015  Christmas Concert Spanish
Jan 8-9, 2016 
Called and Gifted Workshop
Jan 13, 2016 
40 Days 40 Ways Dr. Italy
Feb 15-17, 2016 
Parish Mission
Mar 4, 2016 
St. Therese, Story of a Soul
Mar 12, 2016 Miracles & Mercy
Mar 26, 2016
Easter Vigil
May 21, 2016 Miracles & Mercy
Aug 27, 2016 Miracles & Mercy


You can keep your kids Catholic.
Here’s how….”


An interview with Catholic author and father of 11 kids – Patrick Madrid

Journey of Hope


In his book, “On Heaven and Earth”, Pope Francis is quoted stating that Divorced, Separated and Remarried Catholics should, "integrate into the parish life". If you look around, you will find that most Divorced, Remarried and Separated are not sitting in our pews. This is because many times the topic of Divorce makes us feel uncomfortable. We tend to shy away from asking or getting involved. Christ calls us to Charity for the poor and the needy. Our Divorced and Separated brothers and sisters are in need. Some are poor in spirit. As soldiers for Christ, we are called to evangelize by being inviting and attentive to those in need.

If you are separated or divorced, or know of a Catholic that has fallen away due to their Divorce or Separation, the road to healing is available through our Journey of Hope program here at Mary Immaculate!

Those seeking healing are invited to take the first step by attending our weekly meetings on Sundays, 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Parish Conference room.

For more information contact Alma at or Priscilla at

"I can't forgive him, he's not sorry for what he did." was the response from Stacy when she was asked how she felt about forgiving her former spouse. She went on to explain....  Click HERE to see the rest of the daily Journey of Hope message for divorced Catholics

Saying I Do…
What Happens at a
Catholic Wedding
Are you recently engaged, planning a wedding or thinking about the Sacrament of Marriage? A great video for couples, families and anyone considering marriage in the Catholic Church, “Saying I do…What happens at a Catholic Wedding”, is available for viewing online.

This video walks you through the Rite of Marriage, whether you’re marrying another Catholic, a baptized person who is not Catholic, or someone who is not baptized. It also answers several FAQs about Catholic weddings.

For more information contact Priscilla Mahaffey at 972-243-7104 Ext. 26 or

The Music Ministry Needs

If you have an interest in singing in one of the choirs, playing in the handbell choir, or playing an instrument, please contact Thomas Woods, Director of Music. We look forward to hearing from you. 


How does one
become Catholic?



The RCIA INQUIRY stage is the starting place for adults who are thinking about entering the Catholic Church.  In the inquiry stage, you’re just finding out about Jesus, Christianity and the Catholic Church. Your main task here is to get to know Christ, prayer, the Catholic Church and how Christians live.

Click HERE for more information.

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