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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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Mary Immaculate Catholic Church
ARISE

ARISE WORSHIP
Nights of Healing


Summer Schedule

May 18
June 29
July 27
August 31
September 28


Click HERE for more information

 
JUBILEE YEAR OF MERCY
Special Invitation to the
Miracles and Mercy Workshops

 

Celebration by
Mary Immaculate Church
of
Jubilee Year of Divine Mercy


The Jubilee of Mercy that Pope Francis has called is from
Dec 8, 2015 – Nov 20, 2016


NEXT WORKSHOP - MAY 21

Click HERE for more information

 


LIFE-LONG FAITH


Called and Gifted:
Discernment in Depth


5 weeks:
May 4, May 18, June 1, June 15 and June 22
$25.00

Must have taken the 'Spiritual Gifts Inventory' and attended 'Called and Gifted' workshops January 8 and 9 at Mary Immaculate or other Called and Gifted workshop at another parish

HERE COMES THE
WELCOME WAGON!


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


OUTREACH


Attention Students
High School Seniors, 8th Grade Students, 4th-8th MIS Students


Spirit of Love Scholarships

Rebekah Leah Rivera Foundation will be accepting applications postmarked January 2 thru February 12, 2016. See www.rebekahleahrivera.org or call 972-480-5273 for details
 
The Music Ministry Needs
YOU!


 
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. 

FAMILY LIFE

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 almasanchez2@yahoo.com or Rita at ritaf@maryimmaculatechurch.org

 FREEDOM
 
"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 Rita Ford at 972-243-7104 Ext. 26 or ritaf@maryimmaculatechurch.org


PERPETUAL ADORATION

Join Mary Immaculate's
Perpetual Adoration Ministry

We invite you to make a weekly commitment with the Blessed Sacrament

Sign up to be an adorer at ADORATION


   

TIMES




Fr. Michael's
EASTER VIGIL HOMILY


During this Year of Mercy, please join us in the Eucharistic chapel each day at 3:00 PM (the Hour of Mercy) as we pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet


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


COMMUNICATION/RESOURCES




 
May 2016
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 marci@maryimmaculatechurch.org

Diocesan
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


Check out these wonderful upcoming events at Mary Immaculate Church!

May 21, 2016 Miracles & Mercy
Aug 27, 2016 Miracles & Mercy


RCIA

How does one
become Catholic?

Questions?

 

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.

STEWARDSHIP

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


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


TIME, TALENT, TREASURE
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Mary Immaculate, Patroness of Our Country, Pray for Us!

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