“Every breath we take is a reminder of our dependency upon God; every beat of our heart is a reminder that God is the Lord.”

- Father Robert Barron

News and Announcements

  • St Mary School Registration for 2015/2016 is ongoing for Kindergarten through Grade 7. The application paperwork can be accessed through their website, www.stmaryfishkill.org. under the Registration tab.

  • Parish Council- Our next meeting will be on March 24th at 7:30 PM at the Chapel on Bedford Ave. All are invited.

  • Bereavement Ministry- “A Lenten Journey Through Grief with God “” is our next topic. The meeting is on Tuesday, March 10th at 10:30 at the Chapel. Please call Catherine Cwiakala at 896-6400 to register.

  • Come make a St. Therese Good Deed Bracelet in the school gym on Sunday, March 1st following the 9:45 mass. This event is hosted by St. Mary’s Youth Ministry and the Marian Guild. Continental breakfast. Event is free.

  • Nurturing with joy, our babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Come to the Nurturing With Joy Program beginning on January 7th at 10A.M. at the Chapel on Bedford Ave.

  • Eucharistic Adoration is every Thursday from 7:30AM-7:00PM. We need at least two people for each hour. We invite you to spend some time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.

  • Volunteer Ushers Needed – if you are interested in serving as an usher, please call the Parish Office at 896-6400. Thank you!

  • Hurting? Want Prayer? Need Prayer? Come to St. Mary’s Charismatic Prayer Group! They meet every Thursday at 7:30PM in the church for song and praise, worship and prayer. All are Welcome!

Lenten Series: Women of the Gospels

This year as part of our Lenten journey, our parish is offering a Scripture reflection on some of the prominent women in the life of Jesus as seen in the Gospels. The series will be held in the church on Monday nights at 7:30 PM on February 23, March 2,9,16 and 23rd. Included in this evening is Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. If desired, you may purchase the book at various online sites, much as Amazon or The Word Among Us,  to follow the topics. All are welcome.


In cooperation with the 40 Days For Life Campaign, St Mary’s will host a Life Chain on Saturday, March 21st from 10:30 AM until 12:00 PM. It will be on the sidewalk at 1004 Main St in Fishkill. A Life Chain is a peaceful and prayerful public witness of pro-life individuals standing and praying for an end to abortion. Please join us and be a Witness to Life! “You are called to stand up for life! To respect and defend the mystery of life always and everywhere, including the lives of unborn babies, giving real help and encouragement to mothers in difficult situations. You are called to work and pray against abortion.” St John Paul II

Book Club

The Book Club is back! With the acceptance and guidance of Fr. Joe and in consultation with Fr. Pat Curley, Ralph Capasso has volunteered to re-establish the Book Club at St. Mary’s. The books chosen will be approved by the clergy. The Book Club will meet on the second Saturday of each month from 10 to 11:15 AM at the chapel on Bedford Ave. The first meeting will be held on Saturday, March 14 to review the book: Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of Faith by Fr. Robert Barron. We invite you to take that journey and see the Catholic faith as you have never seen it before.

Annual Spring Gala

Lights, Camera, Action! The St. Mary School Annual Gala “Old Hollywood” will be held on Saturday, March 14, at 7:00PM at Dutchess Manor. An elegant evening of fine dining and dancing will be held in honor of our special guests, Nancy and George Metz. Four Course Dinner and Dancing with The Michael Dell Orchestra. $65.00. Please Call Donna LaCorte at 897-9630 for reservations.