Welcome! We are the Roman Catholic Parish of St. Maria Goretti, located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Those Catholics regularly attending Mass are asked to register as members of the parish.

Faith Formation

Religious Education and Formation is an important part of any Catholic parish community. St. Maria Goretti strives to provide exceptional faith formation at any age. We are all called to participate in on-going faith formation!


Liturgical ministry is an excellent opportunity to fulfill your baptismal call of service to one another. Our liturgies utilize the talents and gifts that God has given this community to the fullest extent. These ministries are necessary to insure our Masses at St. Maria Goretti are celebrated with full, active, and conscious participation.

Parish Life

Our shared life as a parish family goes beyond our normal worship and includes times of fellowship and celebration. Our parish life groups are ministries of service and hospitality.


St. Maria Goretti Outreach ministries are committed to serve those less fortunate. These ministries are necessary to insure those in need are served with dignity and compassion.

Safe Environment

Welcome to our parish website!

During these recent months of the pandemic, we have all adapted well to the situation even while it changes almost daily.


Kudos to those who have stayed home for almost a year now.  I know that isolation has been a tough situation.  Know that you are missed and I hope that how and when ever we have been able to reach out to you has been helpful.

Kudos to our staff and liturgical ministers who have to keep ‘our ship’ afloat in many unseen ways:

  • keeping the office open
  • continuing religious instructions via zoom and other social media
  • providing a welcoming and safe service at our liturgies
  • sanitizing our buildings (especially the church) after each use

Kudos to all parishioners who watch out for their neighbors and fellow parishioners by following our parish expectations of social distancing, wearing a mask over nose and mouth.

Fr. Thomas

Saint Maria Goretti is a Roman Catholic Church in Scottsdale Arizona. Our mission is to learn the faith to pray better, love the faith to serve better, live the faith to give better. We invite you to visit us and experience our welcoming community.

Upcoming Events

Mass Times & Office Hours


  • Thorough hand washing before leaving home
  • Hand gel before entering the church and during the Mass as you see fit
  • Masks required to cover nose and mouth (we will have some available)
  • Usher will offer you a bulletin (readings printed on page 6)
  • Take the bulletin home with you or leave in recycle receptacle when exiting
  • Please sit in pews with yellow tape on the seat
  • Observe six feet distancing (families may sit together)
  • Holy Communion procession is reinstated.  Please keep appropriate distancing in line
  • Holy Communion received in your open, flat palm
  • Wear mask until you have moved away from theminister
  • Please no congregating in the church.  Exit promptly after Mass so disinfecting may begin
  • Donations gratefully received in baskets held by ushers at exits
  • The devotional candles and Parish Book of Prayer are now available
  • Most importantly, if you’re ill – STAY HOME.  Bishop Olmsted’s dispensation from Mass is still in place

Weekend Eucharistic Liturgies

  • Saturday: 5:00 PM
  • Sunday: 8:00 AM, & 10:00 AM – 10:00 am Mass will be LIVE STREAMED – Communion available outside the south door until 11:00 AM

Weekday Eucharistic Liturgies

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM

Sacrament of Reconciliation

  • Saturday: 3:30 – 4:30 PM, Thursdays at 8:30 AM (Holy Hour and Confessions) and by appointment

Sacrament of Healing (Anointing of the Sick)

  • Administered on the third Tuesday of each month after the 8:00 am Mass. Also available upon request if you are shut-in or entering the hospital.

Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament

  • Sunday: 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Monday – Saturday: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Parish Office Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Mass Intentions

May 1 Cletus Ring
May 2 Teresa Valdivieso
SMG Parish Family
May 3 Patrick Fleming
May 4 Raul Rocha
May 5 Klerks Family
May 6 Celida Rico Gotsis
May 7 Thomas Palecek
May 8 SMG Parish Family
May 9 Ruth Herbst
Margie Tornabene
May 10 Walter & Dorothy Czarnecki
May 11 Mildred Komer
May 12 Elizabeth Schliepher
May 13 Rudolfo Benvenuto
May 14 John Janssen
May 15 Ted Jaros