Effective Monday, April 18, we will stop livestreaming the daily Mass (8:00 a.m. | Monday through Saturday). The livestream will only continue for the Vigil Masses in English and Spanish until further notice.
Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Friday, 25 March, during the Celebration of Penance that he will preside over at 5pm (ROME TIME) in St Peter's Basilica. The day of the Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord was chosen for the consecration. Livestream of the Worldwide Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary from the National Shrine of Our Lady of Charity will be available beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 25, 2022. www.miamiarch.org
Archbishop Thomas Wenski announced that effective Palm Sunday, “the obligation to participate in the Eucharist in person on Sundays and other holy days of obligation is restored. Unless excused for a serious reason (illness, care of infants or elderly, etc.) those who deliberately fail in this obligation commit a grave sin.”
From March 11-13 St. John Vianney College Seminary will be hosting the Vocations Awareness Weekend. If you are a man, between the ages of 17-35, considering the priesthood, please sign up and register for this upcoming experience.
The observances of National Marriage Week (Feb. 7-14) and World Marriage Day (Sunday, Feb. 13) are an opportunity to focus on building a culture of life and love that begins with supporting and promoting marriage and the family. Our theme for 2022 is "Called to the Joy of Love." Click here for more resources.
The event starts at Our Lady of Guadalupe with Mass followed by a blessing of the bikes. The ride will conclude at Peterson’s Harley-Davidson South with a celebration that includes food, a bike show, sound off, and music. $20 per bike (includes 3 raffle tickets and a gift).
In accordance with federal tax laws, tax donation substantiation letters have been generated for all parishioners who have donated $250.00 or more to St. Max for calendar year 2021 using the St. Max envelopes or online giving. If your family has an email address in our system, the letter has been distributed to you via email. If you do not find the letter in your inbox, please look for it in your spam/junk folder. If you do not have an email address on record, your letter has been printed and was distributed via US mail the week of Jan 10. If your 2021 donation was less than $250.00 and you would like a substantiation letter, please contact the church office to request one. The fastest way to receive this letter is to provide us with an email address when you call in.
"Given the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of COVID, I ask you to resume requiring the use of facemasks, even for the vaccinated, during the celebration of the Liturgy and other parish functions as well as maintain proper social distancing." ~Archbishop Wenski. Please cover both nose and mouth at all times. Thank you for your cooperation.
The Feast of Mary, the Mother of God is not a day of obligation this year because it falls on a Saturday. We will have our daily mass Saturday, January 1st at 8:00 a.m. as usual. All weekend masses will follow our regular schedule. Fr. Jeff, Fr. Gonzalez, the clergy and staff wish you a Happy New Year full of the Lord's peace.
The office and chapel will close at 12 noon from Monday, December 27th through Thursday, December 30th. It will be closed all day on Friday, December 31st and on Saturday, January 1st. For emergencies, please call (954)432-0206.
The online giving platform is currently going through several changes and is taking longer than expected to accomplish. We ask for your continued patience and support as we work through this. If you need assistance, please contact the Parish Office and someone will contact you.
Schedule for masses is as follows: Friday, December 24, 2021: Children's Mass (English) 5:00 p.m. | Misa en español 7:00 p.m. | Midnight Mass (English) 12:00 midnight || Saturday, December 25, 2021: 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. & 12:0,0 p.m. (All in English)