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  Weekly Bulletin:  

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  Sunday Mass:  
5:30 PM (Saturday)
8:00 AM
10:00 AM (Watch online)
12:00 Noon
  Holy Days:  
6:00 PM (vigil)
7:45 AM
12:05 PM
6:00 PM
  Daily Mass:  
7:45 AM, 12:05 PM (Monday-Friday)
9:00 AM (Saturday)
  Eucharistic Adoration:  
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM on
Wednesdays and Fridays
  Mother of Perpetual Help Devotions:

6:15 - 6:45 PM every Monday 
in the Basilica.
Click here for details.

3:30 - 5:00 PM on
Saturdays or anytime
by appointment

  Prayer Requests:  

If you or someone you know is in need of special prayers, you may put your request on our parish prayer line.
Help Line: 
Looking for assistance with material needs? Please contact our St. Vincent de Paul outreach ministry at 740-376-1334.

  Contact Us:

Click here for our Staff List and Contacts

  Joining the Parish:  

Catholics wishing to register in the parish can complete and send in the Parish Registration Form.
Non-Catholics wishing to join the parish are invited to attend our special RCIA program.


I am very happy to welcome you to our Basilica web page. We have been praying together, working together and rejoicing together since 1838 here in Marietta.
Parishioners of the past achieved a great deal, and we are called upon to achieve much for the parish and our community in the future. One of the greatest achievements, and one that we must constantly strive to build upon, is “family.” We must sincerely strive to be a “parish family” – loving one another and growing together in prayer and mutual support. The parish community is where the mission of Jesus Christ comes to life and continues day to day.
We have a beautiful renovated Basilica and an outstanding Catholic School; yet the parish is not buildings - the parish is first and foremost a people – a people called together by God and empowered by the Holy Spirit. Our parish exists not for itself, but for the mission of Jesus Christ. The parish is called to teach, and witness the Gospel of Christ to our children, to those preparing for deeper Sacramental life, to those alienated from the Church and to those not active in the parish community.
All parishioners are called upon to recognize their individual talents and gifts and to use those talents and gifts in one or more of the many and various ministries of the parish for the building up of the Kingdom of God.  
As you browse this web site, the Basilica is here to serve you. You are most welcome here at the Basilica of St. Mary of  the Assumption. Your presence in the parish would give us yet another facet of the “Living Body of Christ.” May God bless you and give you the grace to feel very much at home here. If there is anything you need, please do not hesitate to ask.
Msgr. John Michael Campbell (Rector)

The Eucharistic Catholic Community of Saint Mary of the Assumption Basilica loves Jesus Christ above all thins and our neighbor as ourselves. In our journey of Faith, our basilica family will be engaged and spiritually committed; fulfilling our vision through the values of the Gospel, prayer, fellowship, service, outreach and teaching.
Open House to Learn
about St. Mary Catholic School

Sunday, Jan. 29th, 1-3 PM. Meet our teachers, explore our facility, and to learn more about our school mission and the value of a Catholic education. Questions? Call the school office (740-374-8181) or email Tammi Bradley.

Byzantine Divine Liturgy

A Byzantine Divine Liturgy (the Catholic Mass as celebrated by Eastern Rite Catholics) will be offered on Wednesday, Jan 25 at 7 PM in the Basilica. All our welcome and encouraged to attend. (VIDEO:  Introduction to the Eastern Catholicism)
SMS Foundation 
Drawing and Dinner

The 25th Annual Benefit Drawing will take place on Feb 4, 2017. Tickets are $125 each and will admit two people. A limited number of tickets sold guarantees 60 winners, with the grand prize being $2,000. Learn more here.

Visitors Welcome!

The Basilica stands as a place of prayer and artistic beauty. Visitors are always welcome. Masses and tours for groups can be arranged by contacting the Parish Office. Please see the visitors page for more details.

Attention School Alumni

We're looking for Alumni of St. Mary Catholic School! If you attended St. Mary School at any time, any location, please visit this page to add your name to the mailing list. (Find us on Facebook here.)
SMS Foundation

The St. Mary’s School (SMS) Foundation was established in 1992 by the Diocese of Steubenville to ensure the future financial stability of St. Mary’s Catholic School.


Live Webcasts


 Upcoming Events
JAN 11 Bishop's Dinner for Priests
JAN 18 Parent Meeting for First Confession, 7:00 PM in the Basilica Social Hall
JAN 23
Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children. (Read more here.)
JAN 25
Byzantine Divine Liturgy, 7:00 PM in the Basilica

(VIDEO: Introduction to the Eastern Catholicism)
FEB 4 25th Annual St. Mary School Foundation Benefit Drawing.

Tickets are required and can be purchased from St. Mary School. Learn more here.
FEB 7-14
National Marriage Week USA (Click here for more information)

FEB 12 World Marriage Day
FEB 28 First Reconciliation for students in second grade. Dinner at 6:00 PM in Basilica Social Hall and Penance Service at 7:00 PM in the Basilica
Masses for Ash Wednesday: 7:45 AM, 12:05 PM and 6:00 PM
Lent begins today. It is a day of fasting and abstinence from meat
MAR 3 Fish Fry at St. Mary Catholic School

Stations of the Cross, 7:00 PM in the Basilica
First Sunday of Lent
MAR 10 Fish Fry at St. Mary Catholic School

Stations of the Cross, 7:00 PM in the Basilica
MAR 12
Second Sunday of Lent 

Diocesan Rite of Election with Bishop Jeffrey Monforton. 
Lunch is offered at 1:30 PM. The Rite takes place at 3:00 PM. 

Diocesan Vocation Tour, 6:00 PM
MAR 17 Fish Fry at St. Mary Catholic School

Stations of the Cross, 7:00 PM in the Basilica
MAR 25
Pre-Cana Session 
St. Mary of the Assumption Basilica
Basilica of Saint Mary of the Assumption
A Parish Family for the Mid-Ohio Valley since 1838.
506 Fourth Street, Marietta, Ohio 45750-1901
(740) 373-3643    Email: