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Oct. 12th:

Mass Schedule Changes: The School Mass on Wednesday October 14  has been moved to Friday October 16 at 8:05 a.m. to celebrate the Feast Day of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque. The Wednesday Mass will be in the church at 7:00 a.m.

Welcome to St. Margaret Catholic Church in Riverton, Wyoming!  We are a vibrant Catholic community serving four communities in the heart of the Wind River Basin – Riverton, Dubois, Kinnear, and Shoshoni.

If you are new to the parish, please stop by and visit with the church administrative staff at the church office, 618 East Fremont in Riverton, or call us at (307) 856-3757.  Just visiting?  Click here to find out our Mass times at all four churches.

Welcome to…the Pastor’s Blog!

Reaching Out to Each Other

Reaching Out to Each Other

Dear Brothers and Sisters, This weekend we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ into heaven, and thanks be to God we are able to gather if only in a limited way. I have been very concerned that many people are finding it hard to get the information that we...

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Solidarity Through Interdependence

Solidarity Through Interdependence

We hear in our first reading at Mass this weekend of what is now considered the foundation of the Order of Deacons, the choosing of the seven men to see to the equal distribution of goods for the widows in the early Jerusalem community. The Apostles lay hands on them...

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Thriving in This Uncertain Time

Thriving in This Uncertain Time

We want to do all we can to thrive as a church during this time and so we continue to look for ways to pray together and reach out to each other. We want everyone to be and feel safe when they visit the church so starting on April 18 St Margaret Church will be open to...

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Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!

Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!

We are in Easter time and we do indeed have much to be thankful for. Now we may not feel like that in this uncertain time. I see people questioning the impingement on our personal freedoms as Americans. Should we restart the economy or wait longer, When are our...

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Rights, Responsibilities and Palms

Rights, Responsibilities and Palms

At this time we may be wondering who these people think they are. We might ask: What gives the Governor the right to tell me to stay home? or Why is the bishop cancelling everything when we live by faith unafraid of death (or at least we are supposed to be unafraid of...

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God’s Forgiveness

God’s Forgiveness

In this time when many of us have a profound need to celebrate the sacrament of reconciliation our bishop has suspended the celebration of the sacraments of reconciliation and anointing of the sick except in danger of death, and so the following question has come up a...

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Thank you for your prayers!

Thank you for your prayers!

Hello everyone it has been a while since I have made a blog post. We are continuing to find ways to reach out to people. We have some of our ladies working on calling and emailing folks on our parishioners list which has regrettably gotten somewhat out of date. I see...

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Urbi et Orbi: Let’s Stay Connected!

Urbi et Orbi: Let’s Stay Connected!

I just finished watching and praying with Pope Francis, and receiving his urbi et orbi blessing, which means city and world. I loved how he used the Gospel passage of Jesus asleep in the boat during a storm and his disciples reaction of fear to help us to put our...

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Praying Individually and With the Whole World

Praying Individually and With the Whole World

Lent is like time in the desert. It is modeled after the 40 days Jesus spent in the desert to prepare for his public ministry and just maybe this Lent we will understand Jesus' time in the desert a little bit more intimately. You know from my previous posts of many of...

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We Need More Prayer

We Need More Prayer

Beloved Brothers and Sisters, we always need more prayer and in this time of uncertainty we need it more than ever! We celebrate the Solemn Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord today. We give thanks in a special way for the Blessed Virgin Mary's act of obedience and...

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MASS TIMES

St. Margaret’s
Monday- No Mass
Tuesday thru Friday – 7:00 a.m.
Saturday – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday – 9:00 a.m.
Confession by appointment
 
Our Lady of the Woods:  Sunday -5:00 p.m.
Confession before Mass or by appointment
 
St. Edwards:  Sunday 11:00 a.m. Outside. Cancelled if weather is bad. Please bring your own chairs.
 
St. Joseph’s:  No Services.

LOCATIONS

Church Building
620 E. Fremont
Riverton, WY 82501

Office
618 E. Fremont
Riverton, WY 82501
307-856-3757

School
220 N. 7th St. E.
Riverton, WY 82501
307-856-5922

MISSION SCHEDULES

Our Lady of the Woods Dubois
Saturday Vigil 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m. Mass
Confessions: Saturday 4:00-5:00 p.m.
St. Edwards Kinnear
Sunday 11:00 a.m.
(confessions by appointment)
St. Joseph Shoshoni
1st & 3rd Sunday of every month 12:00 p.m.
(confessions by appointment)