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Our Lady of Grace Parish

45295 West Honeycutt Avenue, Maricopa, Arizona  85139-1801

Phone: 520-568-4605 Fax:  520-568-0861

Welcome to Our Lady of Grace Parish Website!

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church is a parish of the Diocese of Tucson, Arizona.  Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas established the parish on January 13, 2007. We are dedicated to proclaiming and living our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ!  We seek to preach and teach the fullness of the Gospel in accord with the teachings of the holy Roman Catholic Church by loving God and neighbor.

Cambios en la Misa Diaria de la Tarde

Empezando el 4º de julio del 2016, no celebraremos nuestra misa diaria de las 6:30 de la tarde. Nuestras misas de fin de semana, misa de la mañana, primer viernes y Primer Sábado permanecerán igual. Cuando volvamos a tener dos padres a tiempo completo, reanudaremos la misa diaria de la tarde. Si ya pidió una Misa para las 6:30 p.m., misa diaria, la hemos cambiado para la misa de las 8:00 a.m. o para la misa más cercana que estuviera disponible. Si tiene preguntas, por favor comunicarse con la Oficina de la Parroquia al 520-568-4605 o correo electrónico: information@maricopacatholic.org.

Changes to the Daily evening Mass

Beginning on July 4th, we will no longer be celebrating the 6:30 p.m. daily Mass. Our weekend Mass schedule, the daily morning Masses, First Friday Masses and Frist Saturday morning Mass will remain the same. When we are fortunate enough to have another full time priest we will return to having two daily Masses. If you have requested a Mass Intention for the 6:30 p.m. Mass, it will be transferred to the 8:00 a.m. morning Mass or to a Mass closest to the date requested. If you have any questions be call the parish office at 502-568-4605 or email information@maricopacatholic.org.


2016-2017 Religious Education Registration

What do I bring to Registration?

  • Baptism Certificate - required for all new students
  • Tuition Payment - Tuition payment will be calculated at the time of registration and will include:
  • Tuition for 2016-2017 School Year
  • Book Fee;
  • Uniform T-Shirt;
  • Sacramental Fee for first year First Communion/Confirmation students

We work with all our families through Tuition Payment Plans. Please inquire at the time of registration.

Open Registration Dates:
June 19, Sunday NO Registration Father's Day
June 20, Tuesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Parish Office
June 23, Thursday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Parish Office
June 26, Sunday 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Church
June 28, Tuesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Parish Office
June 30, Thursday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Parish Office

Classes begin for Confirmation/Year 1 & 2, Pre-Confirmation Classes, and High School Catechism - August 15, 2016

First Communion/Year 1, and 3rd Grade to 5th Grade Catechism - August 23, 2016

First Communion/Year 2, and 3rd Grade to 5th Grade Catechism - August 24, 2016

Kindergarten - September 6, 2016


Bible Camp 2016

Summer Bible Camp

Dates:    July 11-15, 2016
Time:      9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Ages:      5 years old to 12 years old
Cost:       $10.00 per child


Registration will begin in June.

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Join us for a farm-tastic experience that makes a lasting impact!

Open Office Position:

Our Lady of Grace Parish is seeking a Part Time Office Clerk to work in the evenings and weekends, approximately 10 hours a week. Applicants must be 18 years old, pass a background, criminal history check and Diocesan compliance course, detail oriented, able to work independently, personable, bi-lingual (English/Spanish), possess excellent communication skills and be a practicing Catholic. This is a great opportunity for students who are attending a local college. All inquiries for this position must contact Patti in the Parish Office at pcoutre@maricopacatholic.org or 520-568-4605. Qualified applicants need to submit a letter of interest and resume directly to Patti in the parish office by June 10, 2016.


Walk to Emmaus

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Session Five: Matrimony and Holy Orders - The Sacraments of Service & Communion

THIS SESSION WILL COVER:

  • Some of the key foundations for building a strong marriage
  • Why marriage is a sacrament and what difference this makes for married couples
  • How Christ’s love for his Church is the model for marriage
  • The difference between divorce and annulments in the Catholic Church
  • And finally, the second Sacrament of Service—Holy Orders

Walk to Emmaus is open to all who want to know more about our Catholic faith, especially converts and cradle Catholics who desire to increase their faith and understanding of the Catholic Church and its teachings.

Each session will use the beautiful Symbolon videos followed by discussions, questions and answers.  We will also incorporate material from other Formed resources, such as Catholicism, Eucharist, Lectio, Peter and more.

Symbolon

If you could sum up Symbolon in one sentence, a good description might be:  "Discover the big picture of the Catholic faith."


Arcoiris

What is Arco Iris?

If your teen came home one afternoon and had suddenly become far more respectful, helpful and responsible . . . if instead of the usual weekend activities, your teen spent each and every Friday evening in a spiritual gathering, you might wonder what had gotten into him.  For Catholic youth the answer is “Arcoiris.”  “Arcoiris” Youth Evangelizers has four goals: evangelize youth and young adults; evangelize families; promote religious vocations and expand the movement. The “Arcoiris” (Spanish word for “rainbow”) Catholic youth retreat is an intense, three-day retreat especially designed for young adults and teenagers of Catholic faith where deeply spiritual activities are integrated with important lessons in social issues, creating a combination of spiritual and civic formation.  It is an experience of faith and grace focusing on each participant’s encounter with himself, with Jesus and with others as the beginning of a conversion to a new life with Jesus.

¿Qué es Arcoíris?

Si su adolecente llega a casa una tarde y de repente se ha convertido en una persona mucho más respetuosa, útil y responsable . . .  si en vez de las actividades comunes del fin de semana, se pasa cada viernes en la tarde en una reunión espiritual, usted se preguntará que lo hizo llegar a eso.  Para jóvenes Católicos la respuesta es “Arcoíris”.  Adolescentes Evangelizadores Arcoíris tiene cuatro metas: evangelización de los adolescentes y jóvenes; evangelización de la familia; vocaciones religiosas y la extensión del movimiento.  El encuentro Católico Arcoíris es un retiro intenso de tres días especialmente diseñado para adolescentes de fe Católica donde se mezclan actividades profundamente espirituales con lecciones importantes en asuntos sociales, creando una combinación de formación espiritual y cívica. Es una experiencia de Fe en la cual el adolescente se encuentra consigo mismo, con Jesús y con los demás.  Es el inicio de una conversión a una nueva vida con Jesús.

ARCOIRIS YOUTH RETREAT THIS SUMMER!

  • WHAT:  Three-day Summer Teen Retreat conducted by Catholic teens with direction/supervision by Catholic adults.
  • WHERE:   St. Anthony Parish in Casa Grande, Arizona
  • WHO:   Youth (14 yrs.—17 yrs.) and Parents of Young Teens may also live this experience
  • WHEN:   June 29—July 3, 2016
  • COST:   $35.00 per person/$25.00 family members

¡ENCUENTRO ARCOIRIS ESTE VERANO!

  • QUE:   Encuentro Juvenil de tres días este verano conducido por jóvenes Católicos bajo la dirección/supervisión de adultos Católicos.
  • LUGAR:   Casa Grande, Arizona
  • QUIEN:   Jóvenes de 14 a 17 años y padres de jóvenes
  • FECHA:   30 de Junio a 3 de julio de 2016
  • COSTO:   $35.00 p/persona/$25.00 familiar extra

Sunday Mass Schedule as of March 5-6, 2016

Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:00 p.m.

Sunday Masses: 8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 6:00 p.m.

The new church is located at the east end of Adam's Way off of Porter Road. Google address is 40929 W. Santi Road, Maricopa, Arizona, 85138.


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Annual Catholic Appeal 2016

Entire Diocese Goal: $3.85 million

Parish Goal: $57,055

Parish Pledge to Date: $16,620.00

29% of Parish Goal / 87 Donors

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Through the Annual Catholic Appeal, parishes work together to provide funding for 26 uniquely Catholic charities and ministries that truly do answer God's call to serve.

Please consider making a pledge to the Annual Catholic Appeal on behalf of our Parish and we will reach our goal!

To see the daily goal progress for the entire Diocese click here.

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Map to the new Our Lady of Grace Church

The new Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church is located at the east end of Adam's Way off of Porter Road in Maricopa, Arizona, 85138. Street names have not been updated on Google Maps. Our church is located according to the old street name at 40858 W. Arvada Lane.


Healing Prayer Ministry

Wednesday:  May 4, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday night May 4th at 8:00 p.m. we will be in the church praying for anyone who would like to come. You may have a family member that needs prayer. You may need a job, a physical healing or you may need prayer to get free from addiction. God honors and answers prayer. In the last two months, we have witnessed many healings. We are there to simply ask and have faith to believe. Matthew 10:8 says to go out and heal the sick.  Thank you, Priscilla Santi, Gregory McGrath, Yvonne and Andy Murray.


Memorial Paver

"Pathways of Life and Remembrance" Legacy Paver Project

Our Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a special project to glorify God for answering our prayers for our New Parish Church. The "Pathways of Life and Remembrance" Legacy Paver Project will provide you to place a special message of your choice on a paver brick. Your message can create a lasting family legacy, remember a departed one or commemorate an important event in your life.

Please consider sponsoring a paver. Costs range from $100 for a 4"x 8" (3 lines of 18 characters each), $200 for a 8"x 8" (6 lines of 18 characters each) to $250 for a 8"x 8" (Logo plus 2 lines of 18 characters each). Orders will be taken after weekend Masses or in the Parish Office. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

    Sample messages:
  • In Memory of Richard Doe 9/14/64—7/29/08 (3 lines)
  • In Celebration of 50 years of Marriage Joe and Mary Jones (3 lines)
  • In memory of my loving wife Mary - Bill Roberts (3 lines)
  • Thanks to the Virgin Mary for her intercession (3 lines)
  • The Smith Family parishioners since January 2007 (3 lines)
  • Mary Smith Your 1st Communion 10-04-2014 Mom and Dad (4 lines)

The pavers will be installed as the exterior is being completed and orders are filled.


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A digital program featuring informative and inspiring teaching from renowned speakers - Dr. Scott Hahn, Edward Sri, Bishop Robert Barron, Tim Gray, Chris Stefanick, Jason & Crystallina Evert, Matt Fradd, Dr.Brand Pitre and many more. Access the truth, beauty, and meaning of our Catholic Faith anytime, anywhere - on your computer, tablet, or smartphone ALL IN ONE PLACE.

Parish Registration Code: R7JJR6


Blessed Sacrament

First Friday 24-Hour Eucharistic Adoration

July 1, 2016

All day and all night Eucharistic Adoration will begin on Friday, July 1st after the 8:00 a.m. Mass and conclude with Benediction and Mass at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning (July 2nd).

The Lord promised that He would be with us until the end of time. His Real Presence in the Holy Eucharist is the fulfillment of that promise. Prayer and adoration before the Blessed Sacrament shows our faith in the true and real Presence of the Lord Jesus Christ among us. Come to the Lord and pour out your hearts before Him!

First Friday Masses: 8:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Benediction and Mass Saturday: 8:00 a.m.


Vocations Corner

What is it that God is asking you to do with your life?

Are you discerning your "call" in life, your vocation?

Have you ever thought of being a priest?

Diocese of Tucson Vocations Prayer

Loving and generous God, we need more vocations to the priesthood. Send us faith-filled servants to minister as dedicated and loving priests in the Diocese of Tucson.

Inspire us with your Holy Spirit so that we will encourage and foster a culture of vocations in which many will hear your call to serve your people.

Bless our Diocese with men and women who will work together with your priests as deacons, religious, and lay ministers to bring to life the Gospel and to realize the Church’s mission in our Diocese. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.


Hope Group

Middle School Youth Group

Big Changes To Hope Youth Group Days!

Every Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Hope Youth Group will not be meeting in the month of July! We will be taking a small break this summer. We will be starting again in August with a new time and day! We will be meeting every Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please join us on August 1st for first meeting with our new day & time!

Catholic to the Core!

We will have Games, Food and Fun!!! All Middle School Youth are welcome to come and see what Hope Group is doing over the summer.