Lent begins February 10 with Ash Wednesday: Masses at 9 am and 6 pm in English with distribution of ashes.
Misa de Miércoles de Ceniza en español a las 7:30 pm.
Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence from meat.
For complete rules see:
Miércoles de Ceniza y Viernes Santo son días obligatorios de ayuno y abstinencia. Además los siete viernes de Cuaresma son días de abstinencia de carne (incluyendo, pollo, hamburguesa, puerco, chorizo, etc.)
Generations of Faith
This year’s Generations of Faith sessions focuses on “Celebrating the Sacraments.”
Our next session is January 27, and all ages 0-120 are encouraged to come. We host a free dinner at 5:45 pm, followed by activity for all ages, then at 7 pm a breakout session for adults, high school, middle, and younger age groups. Please invite your friends and your neighbors.
Schedule of GOF sessions
World Youth Day 2016
Please support our World Youth Day delegation (14 members): July 22 - August 3, 2016, Krakow, Poland
And be sure to "like" our WYD page:
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Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
To make a donation to St. Mary of the Valley please click on the Donate button.
Click on the "Amazon Smile" button to support the charitable work of our parish when you shop online.
Please also link your Fred Meyer card to the Community Rewards program by going to www.fredmeyer.com. St. Mary of the Valley Parish code number is 89214.
St. Mary's is fully wheelchair accessible.
Accommodation are flexible so that you aren't confined to the back row.