New Family Questions | St. Mary’s Catholic Church | Joplin MO
Do I have to wear a mask in church?
When is reconciliation available?
Reconciliation is currently available from 3-4 p.m. on Saturdays or by appointment by calling the church office. Please call the church office at (417) 623-3333 to schedule. The Advent Penance Service for 2020 will be Wednesday Dec 9 from 6:30-7:30pm, please see the bulletin for details.
Where should I park?
Where do my children go?
*At this time, Children’s Liturgy of the Word is not occurring. Please check back for when it will return.
How do my children receive sacraments?
How do I register as a member at St. Mary’s?
St. Mary’s welcomes all new members. You may register online through this link, or registration forms are available at the parish office or welcome desk. Please fill it out to the best of your ability, also contact our office at (417) 623-3333.
How do I become Catholic?
I’m not Catholic... so, how do I know when to sit, stand and kneel?
I’m not Catholic... is it okay for me to participate in communion?
If you find yourself attending St. Mary’s regularly, and are interested in joining the Catholic way of life, we encourage you to investigate the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) process, which prepares you for becoming a Catholic.