Upcoming News and Announcements

Click on the QR Code to view and download the Worship Aid for the 9:30am Mass this Sunday

  • Every Friday during Lent, join the Knights for a Fish Fry starting at 5:00pm and continuing until 6:30pm. They are serving fish, hush puppies, fries, coleslaw and a roll. *Peanut oil is used in preparation of the fish.
  • Stations of the Cross follow the Fish Fry, every Friday during Lent, starting at 7:00pm in the church. Confession is offered during the Stations.
  • Support the Youth Programs and enjoy a treat and coffee at the Bake Sale after Mass on Sunday morning.
  • The Bishop has granted a dispensation for the obligation to abstain from meat for this Friday, St. Patrick’s Day. From the announcement he said, “Those taking advantage of this dispensation, however, are exhorted to undertake a work of piety, or an act of comparable penance on some other occasion during the Third Week of Lent.”
  • Brother Augustine will be holding a roundtable discussion on the St. Benedict medals and their powerful impact on those that wear it on Tuesday, March 21st at 10:00am in St. Joseph’s Hall.
  • SEEK23 will be at our parish on Friday March 31st through Sunday April 2nd. Talks and presentations are presented by world renown speakers to grow your faith and help spread the message. Small group discussions follow the talks. To register, please use the QR code found on the poster in the Narthex or in the bulletin. For more information, please contact Deacon Dave at deacondave@stmaryofsorrows.org. See additional information below.
  • Please take a tag from the Lenten Cross in the narthex of the church and support the House of Mercy.
  • To develop a deeper relationship with the Holy Spirit, come to the “Be Renewed” workshop to be held Friday evening, Mar 24 and all-day Saturday, March 25 in St Joseph Hall. For more information or to register, please see the bulletin.
  • Join Deacon Nick for “A Walk through the Events of Holy Week” every Tuesday during Lent at 7:00pm in St. Joseph’s Hall.


Moving Foward

Are you prepared for Holy Week? Has your Lent allowed you to grow closer to Our Lord? It is not over and there are many programs coming up to help you with your Lenten journey. We will also have Mark Forest here on Palm Sunday in the evening for music and meditation. See the poster in the narthex for information and join us.

Welcome from our Pastor

On behalf of our parish family, welcome to St. Mary of Sorrows parish website! We would love for you to join us on Sunday, and every day!  Please look over our website and if we can be of help to you, please do not hesitate to contact me or a staff member. Our mission/vision statement is listed below to provide you with a deeper sense of our commitment to our Lord Jesus.

In Christ Through Mary,
Rev. James S. Barkett, Pastor

  • Have you gone to Mass and remembered that you left your envelope at home? Try our electronic giving vendor, Parish Giving, here on our website. It’s very easy! Thank you for your generosity!
  • Also, Catholic Charities is the charitable arm of our Bishop’s ministry that enables him, parishes, and parishioners to serve poor and vulnerable neighbors within the Diocese of Arlington. Please consider them when making charitable donations.


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