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July 10 Weekly Update

Posted on July 10, 2020 in: General News

July 10 Weekly Update
A Letter from Fr. Andrew Dear Friends, Thank you all for a very warm and grace-filled welcome to the parish. I want to thank especially the youth who decorated the walkways for my arrival on campus with words of love and “Welcome to our Home!” The Holy Spirit filled me with p...

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PREP Registration 2020-21 Now Open for All Grades
Elementary PREP registration link: https://www.osvhub.com/st-andrew-by-the-bay-church/forms/prep-registration-form-2019-2020-1-1-1-1 MS/HS PREP registration link: https://www.osvhub.com/st-andrew-by-the-bay-church/forms/prep-registration-form-2019-2020-1-1-2

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July 3 Weekly Update

Posted on July 03, 2020 in: General News

July 3 Weekly Update
Welcome, Fr. Andrew! 4th of July 9:00 a.m. Mass added live-stream & open to the public; no reservation required Daily Mass Live-Stream & Open to the Public (limit 110) Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri. at 9:00 a.m. (live-stream) Morning Prayer with Holy Communion Tuesday at 9:0...

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June 26 Weekly Update

Posted on June 26, 2020 in: General News

June 26 Weekly Update
Parish Center Update: Due to current restrictions, the parish office and preschool remain CLOSED and ALL events and activities at the parish center are CANCELLED until further notice.  Parish staff continue to work primarily from home with limited and rotating hours in the office, Monday-F...

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Fr. Jeff Parish Farewell Drive-Goodbye
Sunday, June 28 12:00-12:45pm Church Parking Lot The Knights of Columbus are coordinating a Farewell Drive-Goodbye on Sunday, June 28 from 12:00-12:45pm to give all parishioners the opportunity to wave farewell and offer well-wishes to Fr. Jeff from their car as they drive in a sl...

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Wednesday, June 24

Posted on June 22, 2020 in: General News

Wednesday, June 24
The Two Feet of Love: Catholic Social Teaching 7:00-8:00 p.m. Please join us!  For ZOOM link, email Stephany.crane@archbalt.org.

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June 19 Weekly Update

Posted on June 19, 2020 in: General News

June 19 Weekly Update
Parish Center Update: Due to current restrictions, the parish office and preschool remain CLOSED and ALL events and activities at the parish center are CANCELLED until further notice.  Parish staff continue to work primarily from home with limited and rotating hours in the office, Monday-F...

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Introducing Fr. Andrew DeFusco
Join us in welcoming Fr. Andrew DeFusco, newly assigned administrator of St. Andrew by the Bay effective July 1, 2020.  Ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Baltimore in 2014, Fr. Andrew has served four years as associate pastor of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore...

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June 12 Weekly Update

Posted on June 11, 2020 in: General News

June 12 Weekly Update
Parish Center Update: Due to current restrictions, the parish office and preschool remain CLOSED and ALL events and activities at the parish center are CANCELLED until further notice.  Parish staff continue to work primarily from home with limited and rotating hours in the office, Monday-F...

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Weekly Update

Posted on June 05, 2020 in: General News

Weekly Update
June 5, 2020 Update Please see important details below regarding the planned limited and gradual reopening of Masses at St. Andrew by the Bay. Schedule below is contingent upon the Anne Arundel County Executive Order dated June 3 which allows for increased attendance at houses of worship ...

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Download MyParish App

Posted on June 03, 2020 in: General News

Download MyParish App
What is the myParish App? Introducing myParish, the app for Catholic life every day. Connect with your parish like never before. Stay up-to-date with what is going on in your parish throughout the week. With myParish app you can receive and easily respond to messages from your parish, and RSVP...

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THANK YOU ESSENTIAL WORKERS!
St. Andrew by the Bay Parish Staff would like to offer a special word of thanks to all those providing essential services to our community during this time. May God bless you and keep you safe.   CLICK IMAGE FOR VIDEO

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Flocknote Sign-Up and Assistance
Get the latest updates right in your inbox! Sign up for our Flocknote email system and receive regular updates on parish events, as well as up-to-date notifications regarding Mass and event cancellations.  Be sure to add mail@flocknote.com to your safe contact list to avoid these emails...

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Confession

Posted on May 27, 2020 in: General News

Confession
Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 p.m. Saturdays 9:00-10:00 a.m.

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Private Prayer & Adoration

Posted on May 26, 2020 in: General News

Private Prayer & Adoration
Adoration now open to the public Wednesday: 9:30 a.m to 11:00 a.m. Benediction at 10:45 a.m. NO SIGN-UP REQUIRED.  Masks and social distancing required. Please bring sanitizing wipes and wipe down pew after use.

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News from Fr. Jeff

Posted on May 25, 2020 in: General News

News from Fr. Jeff
Dear Friends, I write to you today with a very heavy heart. I have been asked to accept a new assignment in the Archdiocese. Effective July 1st, I am being assigned as Pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Towson, Maryland. To say that it will be difficult to leave St. Andrew by the Bay...

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Annual Parish Spring Clean-Up
Saturday, May 30 8:30-11:30 a.m. MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES Put on your gardening gloves and come lend a hand during our annual Parish Spring Clean-Up day, Saturday, May 30 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.  Help for an hour or for all three hours, and please bring ...

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Online Summer Retreat Series
Begins Friday, June 12 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. June 12: "Prayer, Our Deepest Hunger,” facilitated by Fr Ron Rolheiser. Registration required.  Click IMAGE for details.

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NEW Small Faith Groups Forming Online
Connect with others in our faith community. Reflect on the Sunday Gospels. Grow closer to God. Email Stephany with your availability, and we’ll find a group for you:  Stephany.crane@archbalt.org (For those already in small faith groups, you need not re-register unless you need...

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COVID-19 Update

Posted on May 14, 2020 in: General News

COVID-19 Update
Plans for Reopening Parishes The Archdiocese of Baltimore has prepared a plan for reopening parishes when it is safe to do so. It will be undertaken in three stages. Watch the accompanying video for an update from Archbishop Lori and for information on what Masses will look like when they are off...

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Happy Easter from Archbishop Lori
Click IMAGE for an Easter reflection from Archbishop William Lori   Christ is Risen!    Today, as we celebrate Christ's great love for us and commemorate His victory over death, we invite you to watch a special Easter message from Archbishop William E. Lori by cli...

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Live-Stream Mass

Posted on April 11, 2020 in: General News

Live-Stream Mass
Monday-Thursday at 9:00 a.m. Sundays at 10:30 a.m. St. Andrew by the Bay Facebook page CLICK IMAGE FOR OUR FACEBOOK PAGE AND WATCH FOR LIVE VIDEO.        

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How to Watch Live-Stream Mass without a Facebook account
CLICK IMAGE for our Facebook page

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Daily Rosary at 3:00pm

Posted on April 03, 2020 in: General News

Daily Rosary at 3:00pm
Pray the Rosary for those affected by COVID-19 The Dominican Sisters at Mount de Sales Academy invite you to join them as they pray the rosary for all who are affected by COVID-19. They begin every day at 3:00pm.   Click here to view the live stream video from the school chapel...

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Visit our Facebook Page

Posted on March 29, 2020 in: General News

Visit our Facebook Page
CLICK THE IMAGE for our Facebook page and view Live-Stream Masses, updates and posts to uplift your spirits and strengthen your faith.  

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Calling All Families with Elementary Schoolers! Join Us Online!
Click image for a special message from Jen Minor regarding FREE online faith formation opportunities for your elementary school children!   Click image below for our PREP Online page                 Additio...

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For Youth

Posted on March 20, 2020 in: General News

For Youth
Special Events & Offerings   Project YM Live Sundays at 8:00 p.m. Gather and worship with over 10,000 teens, parents, and youth workers from all over the country!  Project YM will be meeting each Sunday at 8:00 p.m. Eastern time for music, worship, games, and prizes! &nb...

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Updates from Fr. Jeff

Posted on March 20, 2020 in: General News

Updates from Fr. Jeff
March 20, 2020 CLICK THE IMAGE FOR A MESSAGE FROM FR. JEFF  

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Pray the Rosary

Posted on March 19, 2020 in: General News

Pray the Rosary
Worldwide Rosary - Feast of St. Joseph March 19 at 4:00pm EDT Pope Francis invites everyone around the world to pray the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary (customary on Thursdays) on today's Feast of St. Joseph (March 19) for God's protection. Livestream from Rome 9pm (...

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Online Resources for Lifelong Faith Formation
Looking for prayer and Scripture resources for you and your family to use at home?   CLICK IMAGE BELOW FOR OUR ONLINE RESOURCES PAGE.

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Summer Madness

Posted on March 04, 2020 in: General News

Summer Madness
Registration opens April 20 for parishioners; May 4 for the public. Click image for flyer.

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Middle School Laser Tag

Posted on February 27, 2020 in: General News

Middle School Laser Tag
March 7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. St. Andrew by the Bay To participate we will need a completed permission slip and waiver which is in the Related Files section on the Sign Up Genius.   We do need chaperones!  If you can help, please email Christine at christine@standre...

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St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Posted on February 27, 2020 in: General News

St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Due to coronavirus precautions, the Knights of Columbus St. Patrick's Day Party has been cancelled.

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2020 Holy Week and Easter Live-Stream Masses
Restrictions in place requiring suspension of public Masses and Services will still be in effect during Holy Week and Easter.  Thus, sadly, we will not be able to have any public services during Holy Week and Easter.  For those of you who have received or will soon receive our Ea...

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Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule

Posted on February 25, 2020 in: General News

Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule
February 26 9:00 a.m. in the Church Mass with Distribution of Ashes   12:00 p.m. in the Church Prayer Service with Distribution of Ashes   4:15 p.m. in the Upper Hall Prayer Service for Families and Children with Distribution of Ashes   7:00 p.m. in the C...

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Vacation Bible Camp 2020

Posted on February 07, 2020 in: General News

Vacation Bible Camp 2020
July 13 - 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CLICK IMAGE FOR FLYER   As the children participate in a week of fun-filled activities, they will be pointed directly toward Jesus!  We will have a great time with lively songs, skits, creative crafts, exciting games, Bible stories an...

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Bingo by the Bay

Posted on February 07, 2020 in: General News

Bingo by the Bay
Saturday, April 25 at 6:30pm To benefit: St. Andrew by the Bay Youth Ministry Catholic Heart Workcamp Mission Trip 2020   Click on image for flyer.  

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Blood Drive

Posted on February 07, 2020 in: General News

Blood Drive
Sunday, March 1 from 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. CLICK IMAGE TO REGISTER.   To donate blood, you must be: Between 17 and 70 years old; 16 with parental consent   In good health; At least 110 lbs; You can give blood while taking most medications. You are enc...

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Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Posted on February 03, 2020 in: General News

Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
Sunday, March 8 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. in the Upper Hall St. Andrew by the Bay staff would like to thank you for all you do for our parish.  Please join us in the Upper Hall on Sunday, March 8 after the 11:30 Mass.   Please RSVP by Monday, March 2 at 9:00 a.m. (Children...

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Parish Honors Nominations

Posted on January 31, 2020 in: General News

Parish Honors Nominations
The Pastoral Council is currently accepting nominations for our Parish Honors Awards.  We encourage you to think about someone here at St. Andrew by the Bay who touched your life, or your family's life, in a special way this past year. Was there someone who... brought the beauty of the ...

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Altar Server Training

Posted on January 31, 2020 in: General News

Altar Server Training
Sunday, February 9 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Click on image to register for training.    

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Connected and Vulnerable: Nurturing Children in the Digital Age
  The Parent Awareness Symposium has been cancelled. Ticket-holders will be notified if we are able to reschedule.            

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End-of-Year Contribution Statement
To obtain a PDF copy of your 2019 Giving Statement, please click the link below and submit your name and email address in the Google Doc form. For a paper copy, submit your name and type "Office Pickup" or "Please Mail" in the email field and a paper copy will be created for y...

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Lenten Groups: THE GIFT, Life in the Spirit
Small Groups Begin February 28.  Groups meet Friday evenings in the Parish Center (after Soup Supper) OR choose another time to meet at the Parish Center or in your neighborhood.     Get to know the power and presence of the Lord from the inside out.  Video talks, prayer, s...

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Resurrection of the Messiah

Posted on January 13, 2020 in: General News

Resurrection of the Messiah
Wednesdays, April 22, 29 and May 6,13 7:00-8:30 p.m. With Deacon Tony Norcio   Four Gospels.  Four resurrection narratives.  What does it all mean, and why does it all matter?

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Ananias Training

Posted on December 16, 2019 in: General News

Ananias Training
Monday mornings or Tuesday evenings beginning in January 2020 Monday Mornings, January 20 - February 24, 9:45-11:45am Tuesday Evenings, January 14 - February 18, 7:00-9:00pm Learn practical skills to: Listen well to someone’s faith story Ask the kind of questions that help other...

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The Great Story of Jesus Retreat

Posted on December 16, 2019 in: General News

The Great Story of Jesus Retreat
Who Do You Say That I Am? Saturday, January 25, 2020 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Shrine of St. Anthony, Ellicott City where you can feel peace the minute  you step on the grounds. (breakfast and lunch included) Cost to us is $50 per person (We accept any donation you can give.) Small ...

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March for Life

Posted on December 16, 2019 in: General News

March for Life
January 24, 2020 The Knights of Columbus and the Respect Life Ministry will provide a free bus from the SABB Parking Lot to the 47th Annual Rally & March for Life in Washington, DC. Departure: 10:30 a.m. (Please arrive by 10:15 a.m.; refreshments on bus) Returning: Approximately 4:30 p.m....

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Middle School Snow Tubing

Posted on December 16, 2019 in: General News

Middle School Snow Tubing
Saturday, January 25, 2020 Click HERE for flyer. Click HERE for Permission Slip. Click HERE for Waiver. Click HERE to sign up!

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High School Snow Tubing

Posted on December 16, 2019 in: General News

High School Snow Tubing
Friday, January 31 Click HERE for flyer. Click HERE for Permission Slip. Click HERE for Whitetail Waiver. Click HERE to sign up!

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Workcamp: Steubenville, OH

Posted on December 16, 2019 in: General News

Workcamp: Steubenville, OH
Workcamp will be in Steubenville, OH from July 12-17, 2020. To secure a spot, please turn in the registration form along with $100 registration fee to the parish office or drop at the welcome desk in the narthex at weekend Mass by September 13th so we can get an idea of how many spots to reg...

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