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St. Mary’s Lectionary Bible Study
Wednesdays at Noon

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Review Bible readings for this week,
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St. Mary’s Library Features for March, 2021

Collection of Book Jackets

  • The March Book List features new books in the library this month.
  • The Easter Readings List contains books specially relevant to Easter.
  • Stop by to see the ongoing display for our Labyrinth, then follow the sign to the left of the church entrance to have a walk on the real thing.


9801 Bonita Beach Road
Bonita Springs, Florida 34135

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10am to 3 pm

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A drone filmed aerial tour

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

filmed by parishioner Charlie Baker

THE LITURGICAL MOVEMENT I: Dom Odo Casel, Monk of Mystery

In the fifth century, Pope Leo the Great observed in a sermon about Christ’s Ascension (and later famously cited by the Benedictine monk Dom Odo Casel): “What is visible in our Redeemer has now passed over into the mysteries.” In a sense, the Liturgical Movement, which began in the 19th-century, is like one of those cultural phenomena which go on around us, but unless we are of a certain generation, or have a particular interest in the subject, we do not know it is even happening, in the course of time, we become enveloped by it. This is particular true for us of the Anglican/Episcopal liturgical tradition, for we encounter the spirit of the Liturgical Movement when we celebrate the eucharist, using any of the various Rite II prayers from the 1979 Book of Common Prayer. But how did it get that way? The Liturgical Movement had (and still has) several objectives: to rediscover the worship norms of the Early Church (and to some degree the Medieval Church) and incorporate them into the liturgies of our time: to study and analyze the history of worship; broaden the examination of worship as a human activity; and, perhaps most importantly, revitalize the

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About St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church brings a wide variety of people with diverse backgrounds together for a spiritual journey. We welcome all visitors and encourage newcomers to join us for a welcome reception to meet our other members and the church leadership. Here at St. Mary’s, we have plenty of opportunities to worship and attend fellowship gatherings, special events, and volunteer events.

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Meet The Rev. Dr. D. William Faupel
Priest in Charge

A personal welcome from Father Bill Faupel (The Rev. Dr. D. William Faupel) who is our Priest in Charge.  Whether it is setting the tone for our worship, giving an inspirational sermon, or taking the time to pray with a parishioner in need, Fr. Bill is there for each of us.

Welcome to St. Mary’s from Priest In Charge Fr. William Faupel

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