Meet Flat Saint Miriam!

When you travel on vacation this year, why not take Saint Miriam with you! We will award prizes this fall for the farthest location, most unique visited place, etc. Send your photos of you and “Flat Saint Miriam” to info(at)mySaintMiriam.org and let’s see how far we go this summer! Please see the display in the Library this Sunday and sign up to receive your FREE Flat Saint Miriam! The children of PREP/CCD will also be coloring their own custom version in PREP Classes! https://www.mysaintmiri...
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Our Parish and School is now a RAVE Facility!

Saint Miriam Parish and School is a designated and registered RAVE Facility and the ONLY RAVE Educational institution in the area! To increase our security and care for all of you, we have become a RAVE Facility with state-of-the-art technology! Emergencies occurring on religious, school, healthcare, and other commercial campuses present first responders with unique challenges, which can impact their ability to provide assistance. These facilities can be difficult to access, but as a Rave Facili...
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New Special Edition Blessing Bags!

We added two new 'tag-along' bags! Put a few Blessing bags in your trunk and be ready to help someone in need, but also why not take two of our special bags? One, "Pets with People", help those persons who are experiencing homelessness and have a set too scare for, and the second, "Just for Girls. Period!", gives feminine hygiene and care products to women! Three wonderful ways to help others!
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“Car Safe” Comes to Saint Miriam!

We opened our lower parking lot to help those people living within their cars by providing them a “Safe Car Space.” The program is simple: The car-resident registers at the administration doors, complete a brief questionnaire to ensure our safety, and get a Blessing Bag and support services. They are able to stay overnight from 8pm - 7am as well as receive a referral to more permanent housing solutions! Registration occurs daily between 6:30pm and 7:00pm and no registrations can take place after...
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Memorial Day Ribbons are Back – May 26th after 9:00AM Mass

This year, join us on Sunday, May 26th after the 9:00am Mass, when we will once again honor the fallen within our beautiful history cemetery with donated and sponsored ribbons! Your ribbon will be tied by our PREP children to our new cemetery gates prior to the ceremony on May 26th following the 9:00am Mass. Suggested donation is only $10 or 3 for $20. (*Only 1 name per ribbon please!) We will honor their sacrifice by following a bag piper out of Mass that day and pray at the gates of cemetery, ...
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ColorCycle Comes to our School!

We have implemented Crayola ColorCycle to our classrooms, a brand new way to recycle used crayons and markers and a great opportunity for teachers and our students to explore eco- friendly practices. Through this initiative, students in schools across the continental United States and parts of Canada can collect and repurpose used Crayola markers. Specially developed standards-based lesson plans will also being used to enrich instruction and promote lively class discussions. Welcome another Gree...
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Sacred Meal is now Dinner, Church at Saint Miriam

Welcome to Dinner, Church a new contextual expression of church! In large cities one can feel like a tiny cog in a very large machine. Shuffled down crowded city streets, elbowed on subway train cars and stuffed into elevators, many of us feel nameless and unseen for much of our day. Enter Dinner, Church @ Saint Miriam! A small, monthly gathering of folks over a warm meal that they cook together. We gather as it was practiced before large, complex church structures thereby piquing the interest o...
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May Crowning

“Mary, We Crown You with Blossoms Today” Join us as we honor our Blessed Mother at the 9:00am Family Mass on Sunday, May 5th! Join us for our Marian procession with the faithful of all ages carrying flowers and singing!
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We Are All Homeless – March 9th to April 27th, 2019

Saint Miriam will be the next home for the WE ARE ALL HOMELESS project. The exhibit will feature a cross-section of the works from Willie Baronet on two levels of the parish. We will also tie into this exhibit our Lenten experience for 2019. We will sink more deeply into how we live a life of service and care for the marginalized and the lost and the lonely. We will try to deepen our own willingness, too, as we seek the homeless, the food insecure, and the forgotten. From the opening of the exhi...
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Follow In My Footsteps: A Lenten Mini-Retreat – April 10th, 2019

Join Saint Miriam as we walk through the Stations of the Cross in a musical journey! Each Station of the Cross will be rotated between a Live and a Multi-media performance by Charlie and Maria, as well as poetic and narrative readings, and then conclude with a Lenten Meal! Jesus commands us to follow Him. It is His way of living for many people who have been condemned to human life, inhumanely, and Jesus goes to the darkest corners of our human lives to bring us life and light to all of our c...
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Advertise in Our Bulletin! – Deadline March 31, 2019

Dear Friends & Potential Advertisers: It’s that time of year again! The full-color bulletin for Saint Miriam Parish and Friary is our largest communications tool. We publish a 6-8-page bulletin each week and print enough copies for all four Masses and any weekly special events that occur within our parish, school, cemetery, and special events. The bulletin, The Saint Miriam Weekly Focus, includes our weekly Mass and Events Schedule, Wedding and Engagement Announcements, Mass intentions, t...
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Our First Celebration Mass – March 9, 2019

A New Kind of Church! We are a welcoming Church that is Emergent and Catholic. A Church that holds true to that which makes us Catholic and Apostolic. Yet, we see that the Church must be a place where we make visible the Kingdom of God for ALL PEOPLE. We are not Roman Catholic. Mission Parish We are a reformed, inclusive, and welcoming Catholic parish community in Dover, Delaware. We gather every Saturday at 2:30pm, services begin at 3:30 pm Our location is in the Chapel of Peoples Ch...
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