Special Announcement for January 1, 2021 – The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

On January 1st, 2021, on the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God we will honor the receiving of a tremendous gift from the Pauley Family, a brand-new custom free-standing Tabernacle! This Tabernacle, a work of the hands of Mr. Donald Pauley, is given to the Glory of God and in Loving Memory of Janet & Carl Pauley. The Tabernacle is a liturgical furnishing used to house the Eucharist outside of Mass. The Most Holy Eucharist is reserved here for the adoration of the faithful and for later ...
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Saint Miriam Blessing Bags – Sponsor a Holiday Meal!

The holiday season is always filled with joy, family, and good food!  Even in the midst of all of us grappling with the pandemic, we are able to have so much joy in our lives. But this is not so easy to do when you are experiencing homelessness. That's why Saint Miriam is going to bring a little cheer to the streets of Kensington for Christmas this year! Please join us by sponsoring a holiday meal! (Link below) Just $10 a meal provides all the trimmings! Help us help those who have s...
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It’s Been a Tough Year – Let’s Make 2021 Better!

We know it’s been a tough year in so many ways. The pandemic, financial strains, distancing, loss of family interaction, worrying about our kids, even the holidays will be different. But finally, a new day has dawned with the passing of an election and the dawning of something so longed for: hope Throughout 2020, Saint Miriam has remained a vital part of your lives. We have struggled just like you, but we have remained strong, safe, and true to our mission. Children are still receiving scholar...
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Remember a Loved One this Holiday Season with Christmas Flowers

Poinsettia plant - view from above
New for 2020! This year, we did it again! Help us decorate the church for the holidays and share your joy virtually at our website. Now with every donation, you can also have your own holiday greetings posted on our website! These greetings will be scrolling right on our homepage under the menu. You can order either using the link below, or at the parish.
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A Virtual Christmas Season at Saint Miriam

Worship with us this Christmas Season! We can still celebrate together even if we remain physically apart! Sunday, December 20th: Blue Christmas, Virtual via livestream at 10:30am Morning Mass Thursday, December 24th: Christmas Eve The Biblical Christmas Story: A safe, drive through event from 3:00pm-5:00pm Family Mass, Virtual via livestream at 6:00pm Annual Midnight Mass, Virtual via livestream at 8:00pm Friday, December 25th: Christmas Day, Virtual via livestream one Mass only at 9:...
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The Biblical Christmas Story: A Safe Drive Through Event

We realize that with the pandemic restrictions, we may not be able to gather for Mass as in years past, but Christmas will still come! And Saint Miriam is bringing back the very best by offering a drive through Live Nativity and Christmas Story, replete with live camels and wisemen and a manger and star too! Stations will include: Caesar Augustus' Decree and Mary & Joseph's journey to Bethlehem, A Babe is Born in a Manger, The Shepards Arrive with Angels, and The Wise Men Follow a Star! ...
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Our —Temporary— Sunday & Christmas Mass Schedule

While we are playing it safe and staying virtual for the time being, here is our Temporary Sunday and Christmas Mass Schedule: 11/29: First Sunday of Advent at 7:30, 9:00am (with Children's Homily) 12/6: Second Sunday of Advent at 7:30, 9:00am (with Children's Homily) 12/13: Third Sunday of Advent at 7:30, 9:00am (with Children's Homily) 12/20: Fourth Sunday of Advent and Blue Christmas at 7:30, 9:00am and Blue Christmas at 10:30am 12/24: Christmas Eve at 6:00pm (Vigil) and 8:00...
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Join Us for a Virtual Combined Sunday and Blue Christmas Service!

Honor your loss, share your sorrow, engage your worries ... find strength and embrace hope! Please join us for our Annual Blue Christmas Service on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 10:30am. We recognize that for some who are experiencing loneliness or loss, the Christmas Season can be especially difficult. All of us experience feelings this time of year and may discover hope in the midst of sharing and just being still. This year, as the Winter Solstice falls later in the year, we will combine o...
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Saint Miriam 2020 Giving Tree

This year our 2020 Giving Tree will be entirely online. Please choose a tag from the tree and donate funds to make the purchase, or buy the needed gift and return it to our Library Christmas Tree by Sunday, December 20th! Your generous donation will provide funds to make someone's Christmas better, especially during this pandemic. Remember, your gift helps the homeless, the children and the shut in. What can be more Christmas-cy than that? (Please note that donations made online will appe...
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A Virtual Silent Auction – Check it out today!

This year's Silent Auction is virtual and will benefit the Children's Programs and our Homeless Outreach. You can preview it today by clicking on the images below or by clicking here. The auction will close at approximately 9PM on November the 20th. Anyone is welcome to bid whether they attend the concert or not! To purchase tickets to attend the Virtual Concert, click here! We are still accepting donations. If you would like to donate an item to the silent auction, click here for t...
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Sunday, December 20, 2020 – Blue Christmas

Join us for a Combined Sunday and Blue Christmas Service Honor your loss Share your sorrow Engage your worries Find Strength and Embrace Hope Please join us for our Annual Blue Christmas Service on Sunday, December 20th at the 10:30am Morning Mass. We recognize that for some who are experiencing loneliness or loss, the Christmas Season can be especially difficult. All of us experience feelings this time of year and may discover hope in the midst of sharing and just being still. This y...
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Let’s Treat the Homeless Sweet

Every Saturday we support our homeless community through our outreach "parking lot program." We provide food, nutritional supplements and other essentials. This year Halloween falls on a Saturday. We would like to provide candy to those who are homeless and especially to their children. Drop off your candy donations at the parish anytime before Friday, October 30th and we will make someone's life a little sweeter! You can learn more about our outreach to the homeless community at www.sa...
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All Saints & All Souls – November 1st, 2020

Honoring Our Past, Praying for our Future Each year, in November, we honor the Souls who've gone ahead to prepare for us, and the Saints who remain in our midst. The Communion of Saints – the living and the dead – are remembered, loved and hoped for. Join Saint Miriam as we honor the combined solemnities of All Saints and All Souls on Sunday, November 1st 2020 at all Masses with beautiful standing candle tributes. From the floor they will rise toward the heavens in our beautiful Sanctuary an...
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Music Where We Find God – Virtual Concert and Silent Auction

The Silent Auction will begin begin November 10th at 3PM with winners announced 30 minutes after the concert on November 20th! (Approximately at 9PM). Click here to go to the Silent Auction! On Friday, November 20th at 7:00 we will be bringing our first live, virtual concert and silent auction that will benefit our Childrens programs and Homeless Outreach at Saint Miriam. Our special performances will be brought to you by: Charles Masters – Musician Maria Wolf – Vocalist M...
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