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Come Home for Holy Week

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We invite you to celebrate the Triduum with our parish, beginning with a dinner on Thursday, April 13. The undercroft will be open, starting at 5:30 pm. Dinner will be served at 6:15, followed by Liturgy of the Lord’s Last Supper at 7:30 in church. The church will remain open afterward for Eucharistic Adoration. (Note: There is no […]

Sopranos Wanted

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The Mother of God Contemporary Ensemble has two openings for sopranos/soloists to minister at the 11:30 Mass on Sunday mornings. If you are looking for a way to enrich both your musical and spiritual life — and have a lot of fun — this may be the ideal place for you. Listen to the sampling […]

Mother of God Guidebook Available in Local Bookstores

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Mother of God, Cradle of the Arts is available in local bookstores! This 240-page, full-color book, written in four languages, celebrates the 175th anniversary of our parish — one of the nation’s most beautiful and historic churches — and pays tribute to our German heritage and our Catholic faith. The book contains 273 color photos and a wealth […]

Don’t Miss This Concert and Party

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On Sunday, March 19, at 4 pm, Mother of God Church will host an organ concert. The event will feature a premiere performance of a new work of music by Philip Koplow, PhD, in honor of our former pastor, Fr. Ray Hartman. The organist is Donald A. Hurd. Also playing will be trumpeters Tom Hampel […]

Preparation for Sacraments Begins in February

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Reception of the Sacraments of Penance, Holy Communion, and Confirmation will be celebrated at Mother of God Church in May. Classes for preparation to receive the Sacraments of Penance and Holy Communion are open to children in the second grade or older who have not yet received those sacraments and will meet Thursdays at 6 […]

Sign Up Now for Parish on the Same Page

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This Lent we invite you to participate in a small group discussion. Our book selection is The Seven Last Words:An Invitation to a Deeper Friendship with Jesus by Father James Martin, S.J. Fr. Martin’s books have been a popular selection for group reading and discussion. Consider joining a group for Lent this year. We will have sign-up after […]

Celebrate Mother of God’s 175th Anniversary — September 25

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All are invited to attend the 11:30 am Mass on Sunday, September 25, to celebrate Mother of God’s 175th anniversary as a parish. Bishop Roger Foys will be the principal celebrant, assisted by concelebrants Fr. John Michniuk, pastor, and former pastor, Fr. Ray Hartman. Immediately following the Mass, we will continue the celebration at a […]

Online Giving: Your Questions Answered

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Online giving is now available to anyone – parishioner or guest – who prefers this method to manage their stewardship commitment to our church. Some of you have questions about this new donation tool. We answer them here: How do I sign up? Go to the Mother of God Church website at Click on […]

Online Giving: A Tutorial

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We’re pleased to be able to offer you the option of online giving at Mother of God Church. First, we thank you for your generosity and support of our parish. Your gift is greatly appreciated and will be used wisely in service to our mission. Second, we have partnered with, a company that offers […]

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