St. Mary’s parish is organizing parish council elections. A member of the parish may nominate himself/herself as a candidate, or may nominate another member of the parish, if in writing the person confirms his / her consent to the candidacy. The candidates must inform the Parish Priest in writing by 14.11.2022.

In November we pray especially for all the faithful departed. Everyone is invited to write and send us names of your departed relatives and friends by email: maria(ät)katolinen.fi. We will read these names in November during adorations and pray for them.

Those who will visit a graveyard and pray for the faithful departed from the 1st until the 8th of November can receive a plenary indulgence for the departed under the general conditions. In order to obtain it, the faithful must, in addition to being in the state of grace: have the interior disposition of complete detachment from sin, even venial sin; have sacramentally confessed their sins; receive the Holy Eucharist; pray for the intentions of the Pope.

There will be an adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Friday 4.11 in honour of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The adoration will start after the evening Mass and will last till midnight.

The All Souls day we will celebrate on Saturday 5.11. There will be Mass in Finnish at 10 am and Mass in Latin at 1 pm.

There will be a prayer for the faithful departed on the All souls day 5.11 at 1 pm at the Catholic quarter of the Malmi graveyard number 57k.

There will be an adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with prayers in English exclusively for the Catholic priests in Finland on Saturday 5th of November from 3.30 till 5 pm. More details on the bulletin board.

The All Saints solemnity will be celebrated on Sunday 6.11.

There will be Mass in Espoo, in the Olari chapel, on the next Sunday at 4 pm.

We invite all 14 – 30 years old young people to participate in the World Youth Day in Portugal next year. More details on the information board.

St. Mary’s parish is organizing parish council elections. A member of the parish may nominate himself/herself as a candidate, or may nominate another member of the parish, if in writing the person confirms his / her consent to the candidacy. The candidates must inform the Parish Priest in writing by 14.11.2022. Forms for nomination for candidacy can be obtained at St. Mary’s church, the parish office, the parish web site, and the parish hall. The duty of the parish council is to, under the leadership of the Parish Priest, take care of parish life, support and promote it, present opinions of the parishioners, as well as give opinions and make recommendations to other diocesan committees and councils. One member of the parish council is elected to the diocesan pastoral council to represent the parish.

The morning Masses at 8 am during the next week will be celebrated in English.

The memorial of St. Ignatius of Antioch will be celebrated on Monday 17.10., the feast of St. Luke, the Evangelist on Tuesday 18.10 and St. Paul John II on Saturday 22.10.

The Legion of Mary group gathers on Fridays after the evening Mass in the parish hall.

There will be an adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with prayers in English on Saturday 22nd of October from 3.30 till 5 pm.

We invite children from 5 to 8 years old to a Sunday school in Finnish. The meeting will take place on the next Sunday, 23.10 at 10 am in the parish hall. There will be the Holy Mass in Finnish for children at 11.30 am.

We invite all 14 – 30 years old young people to participate in the World Youth Day in Portugal next year. More details on the information board.

We thank the organisers of last Sunday’s bazaar. The bazaar raised over 1000 Euros for our parish.

St. Mary’s parish is organizing parish council elections. In the election, maximum 10 members will be elected to the parish council, for a term of five years. All members of the parish, who have reached the age of 18 years, are entitled to vote. A candidate must be a member of St. Mary’s parish who is at least 18 years old, and be fully associated with the Church, known for having strong faith, high morals and prudence.
A member of the parish may nominate himself/herself as a candidate, or may nominate another member of the parish, if in writing the person confirms his / her consent to the candidacy. The candidates must inform the Parish Priest in writing by 14.11.2022. Forms for nomination for candidacy can be obtained at St. Mary’s church, the parish office, the parish web site, and the parish hall.
The list of candidates will be published in the church and on the website. Ballots will be sent to the parishioners. One may vote by sending the ballot by way of mail or by bringing it to the church. The voting period starts on the 1st of December 2022 and expires on the 21st of December. The election results will be made public afterwards.
The duty of the parish council is to, under the leadership of the Parish Priest, take care of parish life, support and promote it, present opinions of the parishioners, as well as give opinions and make recommendations to other diocesan committees and councils. One member of the parish council is elected to the diocesan pastoral council to represent the parish.

The Legion of Mary group gathers on Fridays after the evening Mass in the parish hall.

There will be Mass in Hyvinkää, in the Old church, on Saturday 15.10 at 4 pm.

There will be Mass in German on the next Sunday 16.10 at 2.30 pm in our church.

We invite all 14 – 30 years old young people to participate in the World Youth Day in Portugal next year. More details on the information board.

October is a month dedicated to the Rosary prayer. We pray together the Rosary before the English Mass at 5.30 pm. We encourage to pray the Rosary in our church after the evening Holy Mass on weekdays and to pray the Rosary at home especially with your families.

The memorial of St. Francis of Assisi will be celebrated on Tuesday 4.10. There will be Mass in English at 8 am and Mass in Finnish at 6 pm.

There will be a blessing of animals at St. Henry’s cathedral’s yard on Tuesday 4.10 at 5 pm.

There will be a presentation of the organ and a concert in St. Henry’s cathedral on Thursday 6.10 at 6 pm.

The feast of St. Bridget of Sweden will be celebrated on Friday 7.10.

The memorial of Our Lady of Rosary will be celebrated on Saturday 8.10.

There will be Mass in Tagalog on Sunday 9.10 at 2 pm.

The memorial of St. Vincent de Paul will be celebrated on Tuesday 27.9, the feast of Saints Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael on Thursday 29.9, the memorial of St. Hieronymus on Friday 30.9 and the memorial of St. Therese of the Child Jesus on Saturday 1.10.

Emeritus bishop Teemu Sippo SCJ will celebrate Mass on Sunday 2.10 at 10 am and will give the sacrament of Confirmation to the group of young people.

There will be Mass in Espoo, in Olari chapel, on Sunday 2.10 at 4 pm.

There is a possibility to pay the collection or candle fee using an application called MobilePay using the number 47373. The payment can be done also by debit card or contactless in the parish hall after the Mass.

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