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Scripture for today.

Dear Friends in Christ,

On behalf of St. Maria Goretti Roman Catholic Parish, I invite you to use this web site to become acquainted with our parish and the caring community that worships here.

I know you will find our parish to be warm and welcoming. We have a wonderful spirit of belonging and family, and acknowledge that we are called to be grateful stewards of all that God has entrusted to us, including sharing ourselves with others. Our stewardship lifestyle offers opportunities to grow in faith with spiritual and social activities and can assist each one of us in knowing, loving and serving Christ.

I invite you to join us for Mass and become active in parish life. 

God's blessings always.

Fr. Doug Lorig, Pastor

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ListenFr. Doug's homily from September 7th on Pope Francis and the New Evangelization.

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Make a Difference For a Student in Our Community

Anyone can redirect their tax obligation to St. Maria Goretti Kindergarten through Catholic Education Arizona. If you owe money to the Arizona Department of Revenue for taxes, you can contribute at no cost. Your contribution will be a credit toward the taxes you owe (up to the limit allowed by state law - $1053 for individuals, $2106 for married filing jointly). See the FAQ on CEA's site for more info.

It’s simple!

Visit Catholic Eduction Arizona and make your donation, selecting St. Maria Goretti Kindergarten as the school designated to receive your gift.

You will receive a tax receipt from CEA – give this to your tax professional so the necessary forms are filed along with your state tax return. If you prepare your return yourself, be sure to include the necessary State of Arizona forms (301, 323 and 348) along with your return.

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St. Maria Goretti is pleased to offer online giving! Now you can make your offertory gifts work harder than ever to support SMG by participating in our Online Giving Program. When you participate, your gift will be transferred conveniently from your account directly to St. Maria Goretti. Just follow the "Donate" link above. It's easy and secure!

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A Prayer for My Parish

Almighty God,

My parish family is composed of people like me.

I help make it what it is. It will be friendly, if I am.

Its pews will be filled, if I help fill them.

It will do great work, if I work.

It will make generous gifts to many causes, if I am a generous giver.

It will bring other people into its worship and fellowship, if I invite and bring them.

It will be a parish family of loyalty, love, fearlessness and faith, and a parish with a noble

spirit, if I - who make it what it is - am filled with these same qualities.

Therefore, with the help of God, I will dedicate myself to the task of being all the things that I want

my parish family to be.

Bless my journey, Lord God, that I might build the Church through Jesus Christ our Lord,