Reverend J. Duane Gavitt, Pastor


St. Elizabeth's in Bear Creek


St. Mark's in Thornhurst 



St. Elizabeth's in Bear Creek


Weekend Mass:

Saturday 6:00PM
Sunday 10:30 AM



 by Appointment


Handicap Accessible





St. Mark's in Thornhurst


Weekend Mass:
Saturday 4:00 PM



​Confessions:  Saturday

 by Appointment

Handicap Accessible


We are a welcoming community called by God to live out the message of Christ

in love and service to all people. 


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Lenten Schedule 2023


Ash Wednesday

          9:00AM Mass - St. Elizabeth   

       6:00PM Mass -St. Mark


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St. Elizabeth's --Every MONDAY during Lent  6-7:30PM in Foyer.


St. Mark's --Every SATURDAY during Lent  3-4:00PM in Confessional.


             Stations of the Cross


February 24th  --St. Mark

March 3rd ----St. Elizabeth

March 10th -- St. Elizabeth

March 17th-- St. Elizabeth

March 24th---St. Elizabeth

March 31st --  St. Elizabeth 

April 7th  --  St. Elizabeth

Palm Sunday  -- Vigil 4:00PM (M)

                       --Vigil  6:00PM (E)

Palm Sunday   --10:30AM (E)

Holy Thursday ---7:00PM (E)

Good Friday  --- 2:00PM (E)

                      6:00PM (E) Stations

Holy Saturday ---8:00PM (M)

Easter Sunday -- 8:30AM (M)

                       10:30AM (E)




St. Elizabeth's Parish Center

All the homemade soups you can eat plus salad and dessert.

Adults $14.00 

Children 5-7yrs old - $7.00

Every Monday during Lent

(except Holy Week)

5PM - 7PM









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Our Church Mission Statement

Humbly guided by the Holy Spirit, our mission is to help people:

  • Through prayer and worship, discover God's desire to be in a relationship with us.
  • Discover and develop the gifts and talents God has bestowed on each person.
  • Share our faith in Jesus Christ through a welcoming community, beautiful liturgy and ongoing faith formation.
  • Be of service to one another, to the communities in which we live and especially to those in need.