We are a community of Faithful Disciples who choose to seek the truth passionately, to love the Lord and others intensely, and to give freely of our gifts, because we believe that we are called to make the Kingdom of God visible in the world today.

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We are a community of Faithful Disciples who choose
to seek the truth passionately,
to love the Lord and others intensely, and to give freely of our gifts,
because we believe that we are called to make the Kingdom of God
visible in the world today.

St. Patrick Catholic Church

Mass Times

Weekend
Sat 5:00 PM Mass
Sun 7:30 AM Mass
Sun 9:30 AM Mass
Sun 11:30 AM Mass
2nd Sunday of the month 6:00 PM Mass in Spanish

Weekday
Mon 8:00 AM Communion Service
Tue - Thurs 7:45 AM Mass
Fri 8:00 AM Mass (Summer Break)
Fri 8:30 AM Mass (School Year)

Reconciliation / Confession
Saturdays 4:00 - 4:30 pm in Church
Anytime by appointment by calling the church office.

Office Hours

Tuesday - Thursday 9:00AM-4:00PM

A simple and convenient way to give: 

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Contact the Staff

Click here to email staff

Parish Office: (937) 335-2833

Pastor: Fr. Eric Bowman, ext. 101
Associate Pastor: Fr. Michael Samala, ext 121
Deacon John Carlin, 339-0726 
Deacon David Gillespie, 216-0897
Director of Music & Liturgy: David Berger, ext. 103
Office Manager: Gail Breisch, ext. 100
Business Manager: Amy Schmidt, ext. 102
Coordinator of Religious Ed. Susan Anderson ext 104
Youth Ministry Coordinator: Hollie Danis, ext. 107
Adult Faith Formation Coordinator: Pat Smith, ext.105
School Principal: Cyndi Cathcart, 339-3705 

 

Congratulations to our Weekly Raffle
Fundraiser Winners
 

                                  

September 5 Marcella Hare

August Tony and Rhonda Kremer

August 28 Graham and Emily Duty

August 22 John Wannemacher

August 15 Angela Tremblay

August 8 Thomas Hawkins

August 1 Ann Bond

 

July  Jackie Jenkins

July 25 Norman Osting

July 18 Fr. Alfred Naseman

July 10 Melissa Lehmann

July 4 Alex Suchodolski

 

 

    Click here to view previous winners!

 

 

PLEASE NOTE THIS TRIP IS FULL BUT TAKING A WAITING LIST!

Oberammergau Passion Play 2020
Trip of a Life Time!
The Traveling Shamrocks
St Patrick Church, 409 East Main St, Troy
 Oberammergau Passion Play 2020 
with Alpine Explorer & the Glacier Express Train
Travel Dates: September 6 - 17, 2020
 
 
Experience It! Glacier Train: Travel through the glorious scenery of the Swiss Alps on the legendary Glacier Express, the most charming express train in the world. As you journey between Zermatt and St. Moritz you will see spectacular views of snowcapped peaks, glittering lakes, and historic castles that could have been pulled from the pages of a storybook.  What makes Glacier Express special isn't its speed. On the contrary, it's actually known as the slowest train in the world.  This is a blessing; you'll want as much time as possible to sit back, relax and gaze out the windows a this once-in-a-lifetime panoramic view.
 
Oberammergau - Passion Play:  Witness a performance of the epic Passion Play.  The original performance dates back to 1634.  During the Thirty Year War, Oberammergau was spared the Black Plague and for this reason, the citizens vowed that every ten years they would give a play to honor the last days of the life of Christ. The performers are all native to the village and their costumes are made locally by the villagers.
 
 
Brochures can be found at the church, or contact Pat Smith, 335-2833, ext 105 or rsmith3055@aol.com
to request a brochure.

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School and Faith Formation Programs with Scrip!

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Family Worship Night

Behold the Glory of God...

Saturday, Sept. 22 

6:00 - 8:00 pm 

Click the image for flyer and dinner RSVP form 

 

 

 

Little Flowers Girls Club 

and Blue Knights Boys Club

Now accepting registrations for girls and boys in grades K through 5. 

Click on the image for informational flyer and link to register. 

Why we Believe video series with Dr. Brant Pitre

This series will be held in the undercroft at 6:40-7:45 PM

Attention Parents of Faith Formation Children here is an opportunity for you to set an example for your children that you too are learning and growing in your Faith! Susan Anderson will also walk your children over to the undercroft after class so no worry to pick them up, they will come to you.

Is Catholicism true? Or is it just made up? How can I explain the faith to my family or friends who no longer believe?
In this mind-blowing series, Dr. Brant Pitre takes up the most commonly asked questions about the Catholic faith and provides clear and compelling biblical answers. He begins at the beginning--with the existence of God--and walks you step-by-step through the foundations of the faith.  Along the way, Dr. Pitre explains:

Oct 23, 2018:  Peter and the Papacy?  Did Jesus establish the Catholic Church? What is the historical evidence?
Oct 30, 2018:  Purgatory and Prayers for the Dead? Where is Purgatory in the Bible? Why do Catholics pray for the dead?
Nov 20, 2018:  How Did We Get the Bible?  From where did the Bible come? Who decided which books got in and which didn't?
Nov 27, 2018:  Do Catholics Worship Mary? What does the Bible teach about her?
If you've ever been asked any of these questions but weren't quite sure how to answer -- or if you know someone who has left the Church and no longer believes, then buckle up: this Bible study is for you. In it, you'll discover how just reasonable, biblical, and beautiful the Catholic faith really is.

                                                   

ST PATRICKS DINNER CLUB       

                                                                    

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Dinner clubs now forming

click here for flyer

click here for sign up

There is a sign up sheet to help in the nursery during 9:30 mass.

Volunteers must be VIRTUS trained. There must be TWO adults in the nursery at all times.
For questions or to sign up contact Susan Anderson CRE at sanderson@stpattroy.org
or call 937-335-2833 ext 104

 

 

Comfort for the Grieving Heart
 
You don't have to go through it alone!
 
GriefShare Support Group
 
 
 
St Patrick Church will be offering "GriefShare" seminar and support group to our parish and local community.  This is a weekly seminar/support group for people grieving the cessation of a close personal relationship by death.  It's a place where you can be around people who understand how you are feeling and are able to offer you encouragement.  At "GriefShare", you'll learn valuable information that will help you through this difficult time in your life.  We will feature videotape seminar sessions with nationally recognized experts on grief and recovery topics.  Please share this information to anyone who may benefit from it.
 
 
 
The Fall Session begins Wednesday, September 5, 2018
 
We offer two sessions:  afternoon 1-2:30 pm or evening 7-8:30 pm
 
 
 
Cancer Support Group: 
Finding Hope by Learning the Facts about Cancer
 Meetings will be held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7 PM
 
Both groups meet in the St Patrick  Parish Center, Upstairs Room 3, 444 East Water St, Troy
 
Contact Pat Smith at the Parish Office for more information about these support groups. - 335-2833, ext 105

 

UPCOMING ADULT FAITH FORMATION ACTIVITIES

 

 ACTs Bible Study Session begins Sunday, Sept. 9 at 6 PM or Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 9 AM in the undercroft.    Anyone can sign up for sessions - You are welcome to stop by and check it out.

 

Family Worship Night – Behold the Glory of God…

Saturday, September 22 from 6–8 PM

Dinner, Adoration and Worship, Kids Program

Worship led by His Own and Alob

 

 Coming in December

 December 2: Evening Vespers

Join Fr. Michael for Advent evening prayers in the Church at 7 PM

A reception will follow in the undercroft.

 

December 11 & 18: An Advent evening with Mary, the Mother of God

Fr. Eric will give a talk about the Annunciation and the Visitation on Dec. 11

Dec. 18 the talk will be on The Nativity and Epiphany

 

All above dates will take place in the undercroft at 7 PM.

More information about these talks will follow.