Saint Mary of the Woods 41st Annual Festival

Saint Mary of the Woods Festival presents DAD'S CAR SHOW (Friday, June 17) and OUR FATHER'S PATRIOTIC FIREWORKS...The Greatest Father’s Day Weekend Fireworks Display in North America; SATURDAY NIGHT JUNE 18. The 41ST Annual Festival runs FRIDAY JUNE 17, 4PM - 10PM; & SATURDAY JUNE 18, Russells Point, Ohio.



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Dayton Dragons GAME RAFFLE

Support the Saint Mary Church OUR FATHER'S PATRIOTIC FIREWORKS, on Indian Lake, Russells Point, Ohio.

Dayton Dragons vs. South Bend Cubs

Saturday, June 4 at 7:05pm

Purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win a boxed set of ten (10) game tickets at the Dayton Dragons Game on Saturday, June 4, at 7:05pm. Each attendee gets a Dayton Dragons T-Shirt (ten shirts total).

We will be holding a raffle drawing for this game night set of tickets on Friday, May 27. One winner will be drawn, allowing them use of the tickets for themselves and nine (9) guest. You may purchase tickets leading up to the day of the drawing. You do not need to be present to win. Be sure to include your name and phone number on your raffle tickets.

What is Included?
The ten (10) Game Night Tickets will be blocked together in two (2) sets of five (5) seats, with the second row of five (5) being directly behind the first row of five (5). Ten (10) total seats! And Ten (10) Dragons T-shirts. Over $300 in value could be yours, but hurry, only 400 total raffle tickets sold.

Raffle Tickets are 1 for $10 or 3 for $25

Proceeds go towards: Saint Mary Church FATHER'S PATRIOTIC FIREWORKS, Indian Lake

Buy your raffle tickets now for a chance to experience great family fun night at Day Air Field

View SMOW Dayton Dragons Game Raffle - June 2022 Flyer

Purchase tickets at the church office on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

or call 937-843-3127;

If you have any questions, please contact:
Mr. David Goff at 937-926-5591

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Dayton Dragons Fundraiser - June 2022

Are you ready for baseball? Have great family fun and support the Festival Fireworks.


St. Mary of the Woods – Russell’s Point at Day Air Ballpark
Dayton Dragons vs. South Bend Cubs
Saturday, June 4 at 7:05 pm & Sunday, June 5 at 1:05 pm

What’s included?
• Game ticket for a stadium seat
• Great family entertainment
• $7 of every ticket purchased is returned to your organization

• Email to: carl.hertzberg@daytondragons.com
• Phone: (937) 228-2287 x160
• Fax: to (937) 228-2284
• Mail: Dayton Dragons, Day Air Credit Ballpark, PO Box 2107, Dayton, OH 45401

Ticket Delivery
• Tickets will be texted to you unless specified below
• $2 fee to print and mail tickets

Use this link to order directly online from the Dragons, and this will take you directly to our sections: 

View SMOW Dayton Dragons Group Outing Dates Ordering Form 2022

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Parish Pilgrimage

Parish Pilgrimage
Saturday, June 4, 2022

• Begin at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Ada, Ohio
Venerate St. Bernadette's relics, which are currently on tour in the US
• Attend the 9:00 AM First Saturday Mass, including sprinkling with Lourdes water

• Travel to the Sorrowful Mother Shrine in Bellevue, Ohio
• Lunch in the shrine cafeteria
• Explore the grounds and have an opportunity to pray together
• Return that evening

• Transportation will be by caravan
• Cost: lunch at the shrine (price to be announced)

Freewill donations are accepted at the shrine for those who desire to give.
All are welcome!


Please register by contacting the parish office by Wednesday, May 11.

View Parish Pilgrimage 2022 Flyer

Visit The Relics of St. Bernadette United States Tour

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Parish-Wide Consecration 2022

Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary.

Renew your consecration, or participate for the first time.

Tuesdays, 7:00 PM at St. Pat's May 3rd - 31st
Wednesdays, 7:00 PM at SMOW May 4th - June 1st
Feel free to alternate locations. Attendance at every session is not required.

Free copies of "33 Days to Morning Glory" are available.

Use "33 Days to Morning Glory" again, or try a different option.


"Total Consecration Through the Mysteries of the Rosary"

A wonderful book! To do it optimally, you'd need a half hour or so that you wanted to dedicate to praying through the meditations well. Also, it takes a few days longer, so you'd want to start 5 full weeks before consecration day.


"St. Louis de Montfort's Version--The Original!"

Nothing wrong with this version, either--it's the first! St. Louis de Montfort's version is heavy on recited prayer, so it would be a different approach than "33 Days". But it is tried and true, and loved by many.


Contact the office 937-843-3127 to sign up, or with any questions.


View Parish-Wide Consecration 2022 Flyer

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Pancake Breakfast

Saint Mary of the Woods

Pancake Breakfast

Date:  Sunday, May 22, 2022
Where:  Holy Family Hall, 455 Madison Ave, Russells Point
When:  9 am to 11 am (or until sold out)
Cost:  By donation
Menu:  Pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee


View SMOW Pancake Breakfast - May 2022 Flyer

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On Monday evenings at 6:00 p.m. from May 2 through October 10, the Rosary will be recited at the Fatima Statue at Indian Lake. Bring your lawn chair and rosary! Also, come prepared for the weather - umbrellas, jackets or sunglasses. The Statue is a beautiful setting for reciting the Rosary. Join us in prayer each Monday as Our Lady requested.

See Our Lady of Fatima Shrine

Easter Vigil at Saint Patrick Catholic Church

Saturday, April 16th 2022

Easter Vigil at Saint Patrick Catholic Church.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) with Father Landenwitch.

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Thursday, April 14th 2022

Holy Thursday at Saint Mary of the Woods Catholic Church.

Altar Boys with Father Landenwitch.

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Fish Fry

Knights of Columbus

Fish Fry

Friday, March 4th and 25th, and April 15th 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

Dinner is from 4:30-7:00 pm, or until we run out! So get there quick!

$9 adult dinner. $5 kid dinner.

$1 per piece for additional fish.

*dine-in & Carry Out Available.

Located at Saint Mary of the Woods Church Hall, 464 Madison Avenue, Russells Point, Ohio. 

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2022 Lenten Talks 

Last Supper: The Passover, the Temple, and the Prayer of Jesus 
2022 Lenten Talks 

Sunday, March 13th and 20th, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

Winner Harvest Barn 
7317 OH-47, DeGraff, OH 43318 


Enter more deeply into the Last Supper on Holy Thursday. What did the Passover sacrifice look like at the time of Jesus? Why is the connection to the Jewish temple important? What can we learn from the prayer of Jesus at the Last Supper? 

Join Father Shawn Landenwitch and fellow parishioners as we study and reflect on the Last Supper, and deepen your understanding and prayer at Mass in the process! Bring a Bible and join us for an optional pot-luck following the talk! 


View Lenten Talks 2022 flyer.

Listen to Last Supper Part 1

Listen to Last Supper Part 2

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2022 Valentine Dinner Dance 

St Mary of the Woods
25th Annual Valentine Dinner Dance & Raffle

Saturday, February 12th, 2022

For a price of $80 you can take your Valentine sweetheart (or any friend) to an evening of fun and entertainment. This fabulous event will be on Saturday, February 12, 2022, starting with cocktails at 7:00 pm, and will be held in St Mary of the Woods Hall. Doors open at 6:00 pm.
The evening will include: 

1. A delicious catered dinner for two. 

2. Drinks all evening 

3. Music you love from the 50’s & 60’s and 70’s & 80’s. Performed by jazz band “Fountainaires”

4. A Reverse Raffle drawing with prizes of: The Dinner Ticket is your Reverse Raffle Ticket. 

First prize $1000; Second prize $500; Third prize $300 and two additional prizes of $100 each. Need not be present to win! 

5. A prize will be awarded to every 20th number called. 

6. Other raffles, and a second chance board, you can play for a full night of fun. 

7. The evening will end with donuts and coffee to send you off in style.

To obtain a ticket, tear off the coupon below (flyer) and bring (or mail) with check or cash to the church office. The ticket will be yours in no time. 

Hurry, because there will only be 85 dinner tickets sold (Each $80 ticket is good for two (2) people). Because of limited space, it is necessary for you to RSVP at the time of purchase. Raffle “Only” Tickets may also be purchased for $30 each (with no dinner or entrance to event).

Raffle “Only” Tickets are good for the same drawings as listed above in line items #4 and #5. You may also choose to purchase more than one dinner ticket; as well as additional Raffle “Only” Tickets with your dinner ticket. 

First $2,000 of profit goes to St. Vincent de Paul of Russells Point. Profits between $2,001 and $4,000 will benefit the Parish Festival Father’s Patriotic Fireworks. Any profits above $4,000 will be distributed appropriately by the Parish Administrator.


For additional information call the church office (937) 843-3127


View St Mary of the Woods Valentine Dinner Dance Flyer 2022.

other events:

Christmas Services

Easter Sunday Service

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First Holy Communion

First Holy Communion is typically received when children are in the second grade.

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Sacrament of Confirmation

Confirmation was celebrated on April 25th, 2021 at St. Mary of the Woods Church.