St. Mary of the Assumption

Catholic Church

601 Jennings Road

Van Wert, Ohio  45891


Eucharistic Adoration

Lenten Schedule

Job Posting

Catechetical Leader/

Coordinator of Religious Education

Click here to read Job Description

     St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church is a parish of 550 households and located in the Southwest corner of the Diocese of Toledo.  

     The applicant must be a practicing Catholic, a person of faith and prayer.  The position is full-time with benefits.  The salary is negotiable based upon background and experience. Computer skills are a plus.

     Applicants, please send the following to

St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church

601 Jennings Road

Van Wert, Ohio 45891


     Resume with Cover Letter.

     A typed paper, 1-2 pages in length, 

          on a topic of your interest and

          choice.  Examples:

               A favorite pastime.

               An experience that impacted your life.

               A historical figure you would like to


     Applications will be accepted up to April 1.

Stations of the Cross

Every Tuesday during Lent:  5:30 pm

8:00 AM to 5:30 PM Tuesday

8:00 PM to 8:00 AM First Fridays

When there is a Holy Day, the times will change.  Adoration will take place after Mass.

Lenten Reconciliation Opportunities

SOR Penance Service:    Wed, Feb.28    6:45 pm

Parish Penance Service:  Wed, Mar.  7    7:00 pm

Private Confessions: 

     Every Saturday:  3:00 - 3:30 pm (except Holy


     Every Tuesday:  6:30 pm (until all are heard)

6:30 PM Tuesday

3:00-3:30 PM Saturday

​By Appointment

Mass Schedule

Weekend Masses

  4:00 PM  Saturday

  8:30 AM  Sunday

10:30 AM  Sunday

Weekday Masses

  6:00 PM  Tuesday

  8:45 AM  Wednesday

  8:45 AM  Thursday

  8:45 AM  Friday

Saint Mary of The Assumption

Catholic Church

Holy Week

Holy Thursday:  March 29, 7 pm

Mass of the Lord's Supper

Good Friday:  March 30

           12 Noon   Rosary

           12:20 pm Stations of the Cross

             1:00 pm  Passion of Our Lord

Holy Saturday:  March 31

             8:30 pm Easter Vigil Mass

                     (Time subject to change)

Easter Sunday:  April 1

            8:30 am Mass of the Resurrection

            10:30 am Mass of the Resurrection



Mission Statement


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We, as a parish family, commit ourselves to grow in our faith, to share what we know, and to be an everlasting light, drawing others to Christ by living His gospel.

                    We Believe In

God, the Father Almighty, creator of Heaven and Earth.
Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was born of the Virgin Mary, was crucified, died and was buried, rose from the dead, and is now seated at the right hand of the Father.
The Holy Spirit,
the holy catholic church,
the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the body,
and life everlasting.

Founded on the Rock

[Jesus said to Simon] "And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it."  
(Matthew 16:18)

The Bulwark of Truth

The church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of truth.  
(1 Timothy 3:15b)


Guided by the Holy Spirit

[Jesus said to his disciples]  "I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always, the Spirit of truth," (John 14: 16-17a)

We Believe in the Dignity of the Human Person, which includes the Protection of Children and Those Who Serve Them.

 To Learn More

Enroll in our Catholic Inquiry Program.  Contact the Church Office at (419) 238-3979 or the Religious Ed. Office at (419) 238-3079.

Eucharistic Adoration

Every Tuesday,  8:00 am to 5:30 pm

Friday, March 2,  8:00 pm to 8:00 am