Parish News

2021 Memorial Day Mass

Over 60 parishioners joined together at the new Altar location at St Mary’s Cemetery for the annual Memorial Day Mass. Concelebrating Mass were Fr. Troy Richmond, Pastor of St Mary’s, and former Pastors Fr. Tom and Fr. John Spiegel and their Brother Msgr. Bob Spiegel. The KC 4th Degree assisted…

Covid-19 Restrictions move from Step 2 to Step 3

The policy is effective starting Pentecost weekend, May 22-23, 2021 The Diocese of Davenport is following the recently issued CDC guidelines which are as follows.  Those who have been fully vaccinated against the Coronavirus may choose to remove their face masks/coverings in both indoor and outdoor social settings.  Those who…

Dc. Lowell Homily January 31

January 30/31, 2021: Homily: 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Good evening/Good morning. In today’s Gospel reading, Jesus exorcises an unclean spirit from a man in the Capernaum synagogue. The main theme of this reading addresses the authority Jesus demonstrates in driving out a demon. Today I would like to reflect…

KC Helping Hands Project

The Oskaloosa Knights of Columbus Council 4108 and Central Reformed Church partnered together on a wheelchair ramp project! Helping Hands is a new initiative of the Knights, reaching out to help those in the community.  

Youth Room Update

We have been doing a little painting! Check out the youth room’s new look in the basement of the Fellowship Center!

Meet Fr. Troy

Fr. Troy Richmond, 45 –  youth returns to SMO/SMP – as of July 1, 2020, will serve as pastor of SMO/SMP.  An Ottumwa native – as is Radar O’Reilly as MASH devotees would know – he graduated from Iowa State University with a BA in music. –   Go Cyclones!  – …