FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

+ How do I get information about Religious Education for my child?

St. Malachy offers age-appropriate classes and programming for children of all ages. Learn about Growing in Faith for children.

+ When is the parish office open?

Our parish office is open Monday through Friday, 8 am - 3:30 pm.

Find our contact information here.

+ How do I get to the church?

Our church is located at 9833 East County Road 750 North, Brownsburg, Indiana

Find directions here.

+ How can I get information about your school?

Thank you for inquiring about St. Malachy Parish School. Our PreK-8 school is more than 50 years old and has 400 students enrolled. We have two classes of each grade plus an art room, a music room, a Spanish room and a gym. Grades 6, 7 and 8 follow a middle school plan. All of our students take Spanish classes. 

We encourage all new prospective families to call the office, 317-852-2242 ext. 7200, to arrange for a tour of our school. Tours are typically led by the principal, Mrs. Angela Bostrom. A more complete informational packet is available upon request.

+ How do I contribute to the church?

Through the generosity of our parishioners, our church is blessed with the opportunity to serve in many different ways. As a registered parishioner, you will receive bimonthly envelopes covering all Sundays, Holy Days and special collections. These envelopes can be placed in the contribution baskets during Mass.

Attempting to provide more convenience for our parishioners, St. Malachy also offers the option to use electronic funds transfers (EFT’s). EFTs offer a timely, safe and secure method for making your donations. If you would like to register for EFT, please click here.

If you have any questions, please call the parish office at 317-852-3195.

+ When is Mass celebrated?

Saturday at 5:30 pm
Sundays at 7:30 am, 10 am and Noon

Through the week, Mass is celebrated on:
Monday at 8:15 am
Tuesday at 8:15am, and 6 pm
Wednesday at 8:15 am, and 6pm
Thursday at 8:15 am, and 6pm
Friday at 8:15 am, except the second Friday of the month when the "Young at Heart" Mass is celebrated at 11 am with a pitch-in lunch following.

Saturday at 8:15am

+ When can my child be baptized?

Parents having their first child are asked to attend the Baptism Preparation Class which is held the second Saturday of every even month at 10am in the St. Francis Room. Parents are required to be registered parishioners.

Baptisms are celebrated after 12noon Mass each weekend. Please call the Parish Office for more information.

+ When can I celebrate reconciliation?

Saturday 8:45am-10am or by appointment.

+ What is a Homily?

A homily is part of the liturgy of the word. It is the priest’s brief reflection on the readings, in which he outlines how the sacred scripture passages are relevant for the congregation of today.

+ What is our Liturgy?

The word “liturgy” derives from a Greek word meaning public work of the people. In the Catholic church, it refers to the official form of public worship we use for Mass and the Sacraments.