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Precious Blood and Sign of Peace

Posted by alice mcgrath on 12/03/15

The Sign of Peace and Precious Blood are optional parts of holy Mass. The Sign of Peace is a fraternal gesture of communion before we participate in sacramental Communion. The Precious Blood is a sign of the heavenly banquet, which consists of food and drink. It is also a ... Read More »

SH and SM Church Mailings

Posted by alice mcgrath on 6/25/13

When mailing information or donations for SH or SM, address it as follows:  St.Mary of Mt. Carmel Church, 1102 Walnut Street, Traer, IA 50676 or Sacred Heart Church, 1102 Walnut Street, Traer, IA 50676.

Phones

Posted by alice mcgrath on 9/23/12

Calls are now automatically forwarded to the cluster office in Traer. Members of Sacred Heart and St. Mary may call your parish number and automatically will reach the cluster office in Traer. Therefore, those checking on Mass times will receive a recording on the answering machine if no one ... Read More »

Cluster Mission Statement

Posted by alice mcgrath on 7/18/12

Our cluster purpose is to welcome and inspire the community to share and nurture our Catholic Faith through prayer, sacraments, service and love of God.