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Welcome to St. Mary's Catholic Church!
The parishioners of St. Mary's Church have a great hopefulness in their Holy Faith.  They are an enthusiastic, active and diverse group with many talents and interests.    In addition to our parish activities such as religious education and choir, the members of St. Mary's are also active in many community-based projects, such as the Nelson County Food Pantry, Habitat for Humanity and the prison ministry.  

Welcome Father Lerma!
This July, 2015, St. Mary's parish said a fond farewell to our longtime pastor, Father Daniel Kelly, and in August welcomed Father Carlos Lerma with joy and gratitude.  Get to know Fr. Lerma a little here, in this article from the Catholic Virginian.

The Faith of a Few
A 2002 essay by Marguerite M. Stiemly detailing the history of St. Mary's parish and some history behind the Catholic Church in Nelson County.  read more

Building the new St. Mary's Church
The new church was dedicated on January 22, 2006 after over a year of construction.  Click here to view the progress as it happened.

St. Mary's Parish Profiled
In April, 2009, The Catholic Virginian profiled St Mary's for their newspaper.  Article in Catholic Virginian

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