PSR Information and Registration forms are now available..... kindly register by Sunday, 7 August 2022. Thank you!
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We're Offering Bishop Barron's newest DVD Series on the Creed this Fall (Oct. and Nov.) across 6 Tuesday evenings.... learn more and register by 19 Sept.
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Saint Mary of the Assumption

Lancaster, Ohio  |  Diocese of Columbus


We welcome to Saint Mary of the Assumption those who are new to the Lancaster area and would like to join our parish church; those who are looking to return to an active practice of the Catholic faith and participation in the sacramental life; or those adults or families interested in becoming Catholic through our parish R.C.I.A. Process.

Mass and Sacraments

Join us in the celebration of the sacred liturgy at Mass or in the Sacraments, through which we worship God and are touched by the Lord in His Paschal Mystery to grow fully alive in our human nature, to be nourished and built up together as the Body of Christ, and to be sent out into the world to continue that worship in our lives to His glory.

Parish History

Catholicism in Lancaster goes back to the early settlers in 1800. The people of our parish are grateful for the gift of the catholic faith given us by the Apostles and our local ancestors, we continue to live so that our actions may inspire to holiness of life the generations to follow, and continue our progress onward and upward through the years to come.

Things of Note and the Parish Calendar

St. Mary PSR Registration

Our PSR Program is now enrolling students for K, Grades 1-8, and high school for the coming 22-23 spiritual year. Parent/Child Orientation will be held on Sunday, 28 August at 10 am in the school gymnasium. Kindly submit registration and medical forms for your child (/ren) by Sunday, 7 August. Mrs. Debbie Clark will be coordinating PSR for the coming year.

August 2022

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  • Catholic Kidz Camp
  • Catholic Kidz Camp
  • Liturgy Committee Meeting
  • Catholic Kidz Camp
  • Catholic Kidz Camp
  • Catholic Kidz Camp
  • Baptism Class
  • PSR Teacher Meeting
  • Staff Luncheon/Meeting
  • New parent orientation - Spirit Center
  • Red Cross Blood Drive
  • Youth Group
  • Young Adult -contact ( for info
  • Welcome Back- School Day
  • Patronal Feast Solemnity of the Assumption
  • Youth Group
  • Mike Birthday
  • PC Commissioning - during Mass
  • Parish Council Planning meeting
  • Children's' Choir
  • OCIA(RCIA) Becoming Catholic: Information Session
  • Youth Group
  • Young adult -contact ( for info
  • PSR Orientation Sunday
  • Youth Group-MS
  • Children's' Choir
  • OCIA (RCIA) Session
  • Youth Group

Parish News

Parish Vocations Update – Fall of 2022

  ADAM JONES I have finished my first year of seminary formation with the Oblates of the Virgin Mary in Boston, and will start the second year this fall. This past year has been a pure gift...

A Note From Brian McCauley to the People of Saint Mary

Dear Parishioners, It's hard to believe that I've been away from the parish for nearly three months now. The reality is, once I had my CT scan on Easter Monday afternoon and later that evening...

Real Presence Real Future July 2022 Updates

July 2022 Updates It’s been a little while since we sent out an RPRF Newsletter. Parishes spread the word about the survey for the second round draft models and you took the time to answer it. The...

Honoring Fr. James Walter

Bishop Fernandes will offer Mass at St. Joseph in Sugar Grove on Sunday, July 17, at 9:00 AM to celebrate with Father James A. Walter in honor of his 60 years of service and his transition from...

This Week in the Liturgical Year

Curious about Catholicism?

If you’re interested in learning more about the Catholic faith and open to discerning becoming Catholic we’re happy to meet and support you on the journey. You may have heard of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults or R.C.I.A. Process. Please contact Fr. Eilerman (email) if you’re interested in learning more about Catholicism and potentially beginning the process to follow Jesus in His one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church.

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