Menu

News


General News

Parenting is hard, Catholic parenting is even harder, but there is a reason why you teach your child the faith, send your kids to a Catholic school, bring you kids to Mass and make sure they receive the Sacraments of the Catholic Church. You want them to have a solid faith to help them live happy lives and gain heaven.  Here are t...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
New High School Youth Bible Study Group will meet for 4 sessions in July: 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018 7:00 - 8:00 PM in the Youth Building.  We’ll have food!   Lead by Youth Leaders: Ethan Huber, Josh Green, Justin Keusenkothen, Mary Beth Vollink This is a bible study just for teens. Please join us for some st...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
We are celebrating our 150th Anniversary as a Parish this year and we'd like to share GOOD NEWS with all those who worship here, both present, past and future about what is so wonderful about St. Mary's Parish.  Go to our Facebook page to read comments about memories and what makes St.Mary's wonderful! What I love a...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
  Tables filled with the Sacred Relics of many saints, including a relic of the Veil of the Blessed Mother were in the gym at St. Mary Cathedral June 9.  Fr. Carlos Martins of the Companions of the Cross gave a presentation which began in church and then led everyone to see the relics in the gym.     Sa...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
To get Formed:  www.formed.org  put in the parish code:  X3DFF8
Posted in: General News
Congratulations to Andrew Williams, son of St. Mary Cathedral Parish who was ordained to the Transitional Deaconate, Friday, May 25, 2018 by Bishop Edward Rice. Please keep Andrew in your prayers as he prepares for his ordination to the priesthood for the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau!

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Fr. Roy sent us a picture from his home in India where he is visiting his family.  Here he is with his Mom, sister, niece and his Father. For more pictures click here.
Posted in: General News
Bishop Edward Rice quizzed First, Second and Third graders of St. Mary Cathedral Grade School Wednesday during his homily. 
Posted in: General News
  We've just added a new section to our Family Life portion of the website!  It contains short newletters on your to teach the faith in your home!  Check it out!
Posted in: General News
Sign up for the First Annual St. Mary Grade School Alumni Golf Tournament! Invite your family and friends to join us for a fun filled day of golf, food and fellowship! Download the sign up forms here: Page 1     & Page 2

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Approximately 30 people attended the St. Paul Street Evangelization event April 28, 2018  to learn more about spreading the Catholic faith, and how to answer questions about the faith.  The meeting was held at St. Mary Cathedral.  

Read more...

Posted in: General News
During the month of May,  every Hunger Bag sold at the Schnucks store located at: 19 S. Kingshighway St., Cape Girardeau MO will generate a $1 donation to support Cathedral of St. Mary of the Annunciation - Food Pantry! Schnucks Hunger Bags with the message  “Every bag feeds a neighbor ...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Posted in: General News
Pope Francis is calling on all young adults, ages 18-29 to reflect on their call from God in living their Catholic faith.  He has dedicated the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops to be focused on the theme of Youth People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment.  It will be held in October 2018 and the will be ...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Dr. Allen Hunt, with Dyanmic Catholic will be presenting the program, " Find Your Greatness" - Four habits that will transform your life. on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Cape Girardeau, MO.  Have you wondered what are your habits? Are they helping you become the bes...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Ever wonder what our High School Students do when they are performing Service Hours for Confirmation?  Here is a list!   Service Hours help us recognized how important our place is in our parish community and how much we are needed in our parish community!  There was a variety of service things the High School Confirma...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Masses are:   6:00 AM, 8:00 AM, 9:30AM (school attends) 12:05 PM and 7:00 PM.   Opportunities for Confession: "The Light Is On For You" - Confessions every Wednesday during Lent at St. Marys, St. Vincents in Cape, Immaculate Conception in Jackson from 6...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
St Mary Cathedral Parish celebrates 150 years as a parish this entire year.  We are beginning the year with our Parish Anniversary Prayer which you can download and read here.  There are copies in the church pews and we'll prayer this every Sunday before Mass begins for the entire year. Please watch for other Anniversary...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Masses for the Feast  Day of Mary, the Holy Mother of God on will be Monday, January 1, 2018  at 7:00, 8:30 and 10:30 AM.   There will be NO vigil Mass Sunday evening. Because the Feast falls on a Monday this year it is not obligatory in the United States.  But it is a wonderful way to begin the New Year by goi...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
This Christmas,  St. Mary Cathedral will be gifting parish members with  the book  " The Kingdom of Happiness."  Copies will be at the entrances to church at Christmas Masses.   Find out more information about the book which gives insightful information about Living the Beatitudes every day by watchin...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
    An article in Our Sunday Visitor Engage magazine  by Dr. Joseph White, a National Catechetical Consultant, encourages parents that one of the most important lessons to teach their children about the Catholic faith is that God loves them.  But to truly do this we must teach them to pray.  One lesson about ...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
http://stmarycathedral.net/Resources/Photos/AlbumID/11955-1625  
Posted in: General News
  There will be a meeting for Confirmation meeting for parents and students in high school who have not yet been confirmed on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the Huels Room, downstairs in the Parish office building.  Packets are being mailed out to all high school aged students who have not yet been confirmed. Confirma...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Do you know of someone who might be interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith? RCIA classes will begin in September. Contact Jim or Linda at 573-335-9347.  
Posted in: General News
How do we keep the faith alive for the next generation?  The following article has several good ideas:  Vibrant  Faith
Posted in: General News
Bishop Rice celebrated a "Blue Mass" for all Law Enforcement and First Responders at St. Mary Cathedral on September 9,2017.
Posted in: General News
Our new associate pastor, Fr. Rayappa "Roy"  Chinnabathini was welcomed by parishioners this weekend.  Fr. Rayappa was born in Nellore, India and educated at St. John’s Minor Seminary in Nellore and Kondadaba and Hyderabad. He has been the Associate Pastor at St. Michael Parish in Siddayapalem, India.  He is...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Plans are getting underway for our 150th Parish Anniversary celebration.  There will be a meeting of those interested in helping with the celebration on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the parish library.  Anyone interested in helping plan for our anniversary is welcome to come. one of the first pictures of the insid...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Bishop Rice will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving for a successful Diocesan Capital Campaign at St. Mary Cathedral on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 6:00  PM.  A reception will follow in the gym.  

Read more...

Posted in: General News
We encourage families to pray the Novena to the Divine Mercy. The novena begins Good Friday and ends on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 23. The prayers of the Divine Mercy Chaplet, said on each day of the novena, can be found here. Divine Mercy Novena   Learn more about the devotion to the Divine Mercy by checking out the Knights...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Flyer Registration Form  
Posted in: General News
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 the Feast of All Saints is a Holy Day of Obligation this year. Masses will be as follows: Monday, October 31, 2016:  7:00 PM Tuesday, November 1, 2016:  6:00, 8:00, 9:30 AM, 12:05 and 5:15 PM.  

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Thanks to St Mary's Home & School Association and the Knights of Columbus, the Catholic faith has a presence at the SEMO District Fair.
Posted in: General News
There is wonderful participation in our Parish Mission this week! If you haven't attended one yet, we still have one this evening and tomorrow evening!  7:00 PM with confessions before and after. Tomorrow evening there will also be Mass celebrated as part of the Mission at 7:00 PM. Sunday evening Monday evening

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Our parish picnic was a huge success! We had chicken dinner provided by the Home and School Association with extras provided my parish families. We had snow cones, games and water fun for the kids and the youth! We had musical entertainment under the tent on the parking lot! Click here for pic! See the video!  

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Following a week of violence across the United States, the Knights of Columbus has called for a novena of prayer to heal the wounds and divisions afflicting this country.  Knights, their families and all people of good will are encouraged to join in the novena (nine days of prayer) that will run from July 14-22 by praying St. Fran...

Read more...

Posted in: General News
The Little Flower Girls Club, an alternative to traditional Girl Scouts, has formed a group at St Mary Cathedral. Recently the group got together to celebrate! For more information on the club see: http://www.beholdpublications.com/LFGC_home.htm  

Read more...

Posted in: General News
Relics of the Passion will be present at St. Mary Cathedral for veneration and meditation on Saturday, June 4, 2016 beginning at 10:00 AM and lasting until approximately 2:00 PM. This is a free and unique event usually only seen in Rome. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. 

Read more...

Posted in: General News
The schedule for Holy Week at St. Mary Cathedral is as follows: Monday, March 21, 2016 - 7:00 PM  Chrism Mass with Bishop Leibrecht Thursday, March 24, 2016  - 7:00 PM  Mass of the Last Supper    ( no 6 or 8 AM Mass today) Friday, March 25, 2016 - 1:00 PM,  and 7:00 PM  Good Friday Services...

Read more...

Posted in: General News