September 2018Feast of St. Matthew (Ephesians 4:1-7,11-13; Matthew 9:9-13) As a young man, Pope Francis often contemplated Caravaggio’s depiction of today’s Gospel scene. He said, “This is me, a sinner on whom the Lord has turned his gaze.” I think
Join the St. John-St. Paul Collaborative for a one-week immersion trip to an NPH home this summer. This trip is offered only to current high school students, who will be accompanied by five chaperones from the Collaborative. Experience first hand how
You are invited to come and play/sing in a new music group for the Sunday 5pm Masses. All are invited and encouraged to come along and help to enhance the liturgy with great music. There will be a rehearsal on Sunday, September
In order to provide a richer and better Sunday Mass experience for the St. John-St. Paul community, and after careful consideration of last summer’s Mass attendance, we have decided to implement a Summer Sunday Mass Schedule for our Collaborative, beginning Sunday, July 1. With
March 2018 My dear friends in Christ, Tempus fugit, so the saying goes. It is hard for me to believe that it has been nearly two years since I became pastor of the two wonderful parishes of St. Paul and St.
January, 2018 Reflections on the Vows of Poverty and Obedience POVERTY The most compelling reason for taking a vow of poverty, in my opinion, is to help us become more like Jesus by preventing occasions for sin: the fewer attachments we
November 11, 2017 Memorial of St. Martin of Tours Dear Parishioners, Happy Advent! In the spirit of this season of transition, renewal, thanksgiving, and conversion, I wanted to share with you a reflection I wrote on Luke 16:1-15 for Mass
October 2, 2017 Memorial of the Guardian Angels To the Communities of St. John the Evangelist and St. Paul in Wellesley, pax Christi! God and I have been doing a lot of work leading up to my time at the
Please watch this video slideshow about our trip to Krakow for World Youth Day. WYD 2016 from Saint Paul on Vimeo.
Our last day in Zakopane was spent experiencing the outdoors the way John Paul II did with his own youth group when he was a parish priest in Kraków. Our group had the choice of taking a long hike through