Nativity of Mary Church and School 
Church 10017 E. 36th Terrace Independence, MO 64052  (816)353-2184  Fax (816) 358-4155   School 10021 E. 36th Terrace Independence, MO 64052 (816) 353-0284  Fax (816) 356-0286
Church 10017 E 36th Terrace Independence, MO 64052 (816)353-2184 Fax (816)358-4155
School 10021 E 36th Terrace Independence, MO 64052 (816)353-0284 Fax (816)356-0286
Extended Care - (816) 516-4893
 
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My attitude must be Christ's.
Philippians 2:5



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The Knights of Columbus are looking for volunteers to help
spread mulch around the Nativity campus on
Saturday, March 7th and Saturday, March 21st
at 10:30 AM

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14th Annual PTO Auction
Saturday, March 21, 2015
5:00 p.m.

Tickets are on sale now - click here

Raffle Tickets
1st Prize  $1000
2nd Prize  $500
3rd Prize  $100
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Reflections of Italy
October 28 - Nov 6, 2015

Rome, Colosseum, Assisi, Perugia, Siena,
Florence, Chianti Winery, Venice, Murano Island, Milan

Click here for more information



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Fish Fry - Feb 20 - March 27th   5-7:30   Parish Hall 

DEANERY PENANCE SERVICES
Nativity of Mary March 8th 3:00 p.m.
St. Mark’s March 22nd 3:00 p.m.
Nativity School March 25th 1:30 p.m.
St. Ann’s March 25th 7:00 p.m.



LENTEN REGULATIONS

1. Ash Wednesday (February 18th) and Good Friday(April 3rd) are days of abstinence from meat and also days of fast, that is, only one full meal is allowed; no solid food between meals. Two other meatless meals, sufficient to maintain strength, may be taken according to one's needs but they together should not equal another full meal.

2. The other Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence from meat.

3. The obligation to abstain from meat commences at fourteen years of age.

4. The obligation to fast commences at eighteen years of age and ends at fifty-nine years of age.

5. Although the faithful enjoy freedom in conscience to excuse themselves for a just cause from these mitigated laws of fast and abstinence, the obligation to do penance is a serious one and no Catholic should lightly excuse himself/herself from this obligation in the Lenten season.Practices of Lenten penances and acts of mortification, increased devotion and prayer, and acts of mercy and charity are worthy elements of our Lenten tradition.

Catholics should avail themselves of the Sacrament of Reconciliation,receive Holy Communion worthily, and renew their commitment to live a life of integrity in fidelity to the Church's teachings and disciplines. We pray for and make sacrifices for those who are preparing to enter the Church at Easter.