Space for Advent Prayer and Reflection with Kelly Meraw and Anne Mears Tuesday, December 8 at 7:00pm on Zoom All women of the Collaborative are warmly invited to join. To register for the evening and to receive the Zoom link, please email Carolyn Anderson.
Caring for Our Common Home: Living in Gratitude and Harmony with Creation
“Purchasing is always a moral – and not simply economic – act.” Pope Francis [L.S.146] Now that the season of giving is upon us, it is important that we take a moment to reflect on what it is we are purchasing and how our purchases impact our environment. Looking at
Our Mass for Thanksgiving Day
May God bless you, and keep you, and walk beside you, at Thanksgiving… and always.
Cardinal O’Malley Thanksgiving Message
Each year I have the privilege of participating in the annual Thanksgiving dinner distribution event at the Yawkey Center in Dorchester. This past weekend I joined Catholic Charities President Kevin MacKenzie, Yawkey Foundation Chairman John Harrington, Yawkey Foundation Chief Executive Officer Maureen Bleday and a team of masked and socially distanced
Mass for Thanksgiving Day
Like so many of our holiday plans this year, our Collaborative Thanksgiving celebration will be slightly different than in previous years. In the past, we have alternated the location of the Thanksgiving Day Mass between our parishes. This year, we invite you to join us for a special recorded Thanksgiving
The Gift of Staying Home for Thanksgiving: A Letter to Our Parishioners from Dr. Helen Boucher and Dr. Ed Ryan
Dear Friends, As infectious diseases physicians and members of St. John-St. Paul’s Collaborative, we are writing to ask you all to consider giving your loved ones the gift of a distanced Thanksgiving this year so that we can all celebrate together next year. As discussed in this article (see Here’s
“Spirit of Sharing” Gift Collection
Almost every year for the past two decades, a group of parishioners has organized a gift collection from parish and Saint John School families for a program called “Spirit of Sharing”. The program, sponsored by St. Patrick’s Parish in Lawrence under the leadership of Fr. Paul O’Brien, benefits the thousands
Caring for Our Common Home: Help Protect Mother Earth
Why Fuss About Idling? According to the US Department of Energy, idling for more than 10 seconds uses more fuel and produces more smog and climate changing emissions than does stopping and restarting your car’s engine. The good news is that reducing idling is one of the simplest ways you
Zoom Interfaith Thanksgiving Service led by Wellesley Clergy on Monday, November 23 at 7:00pm
During this time of year, we feel the need to gather in unity, return to our values, and offer gratitude. Wellesley area clergy, including our own Fr. Jim Laughlin, invite you to join them in fellowship for a Zoom Interfaith Thanksgiving service. Our clergy will lead us in prayer, scriptural
Trees & Trimmings is Saturday, December 5 – Schedule your Appointment Today!
For more than 40 years, Saint John School has hosted an annual Trees & Trimmings Christmas Market, and 2020 will be no exception! For everyone’s health and safety, this year we will be outdoors and BY APOINTMENT only: Hours: 8:00am – 9:00am Seniors/High Risk ONLY 9:00 – 1:00pm By Appointment