Please join us this weekend for our Mass for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, celebrated by Fr. Brogan and recorded at St. John the Evangelist Church, by clicking the video above. You can also watch the Mass on our Vimeo page. This Mass, and all our previously recorded Masses
Caring for Our Common Home: Ponder the Wonders of God’s Creation…
Happy St. Valentine’s Day Ponder the wonders of God’s Creation: Laudato Si` invites us to see nature as a magnificent book in which God speaks to us and grants us a glimpse of His infinite beauty and goodness. ~ L.S. 12 Pope Francis, Address to Bundestag, Berlin (22 September 2011)
Saint John School in the News!
Our own Saint John School is featured in this WBZ report – “Some Private Schools Have Been In Class Full Time Since Fall – How One Made It Work”.
“It wasn’t [a question of] are we going to open, it was how are we going to open?” said St. John School Principal Siobhan Mahoney. “We had a COVID task force that met throughout the summer to identify best practices.”
The small parochial school, of 218 students, divided classes into cohorts to minimize movement, invested in air purifiers, plastic barriers, cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment. Mahoney says the safety upgrades cost an estimated $41,000. So far, administrators have seen fewer than five confirmed cases and no in-school transmission…
Ash Wednesday Mass Reservations are Now Open
This year, the usual practice of imposing ashes by thumb on the foreheads of parishioners cannot be followed. Packets of blessed ashes will be distributed at the end of each Mass, and on the front lawns of both churches from 1:00-3:00pm, for parishioners to bring home for themselves and their families.
February 7, 2021: Mass for the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Please join us this weekend for our Mass for the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, celebrated by Fr. Jim and recorded at St. Paul Church, featuring music from the Sunday 5pm Mass, by clicking the video above. You can also watch the Mass on our Vimeo page. This Mass, and
Caring for Our Common Home: A Personal Experience
Here’s a personal experience of a parishioner in our Collaborative, who is thinking globally and acting locally, helping our environment. Laudato Si` invites us to look at ways we put into action Care of our Common Home simply by starting in our own home. Solar Panels A number of years
Evening for Women: “Still Small Voice” with Rabbi Rachel Saphire
All women of the Collaborative are invited to join us on Zoom on Tuesday, February 9 at 7:00pm as our women’s group hosts Rachel Saphire, Associate Rabbi at Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley. Rabbi Saphire will be sharing her insights on this year’s theme, “The Still-Small Voice: Discerning God’s Presence in the Present”. If you are interested in attending this virtual gathering please email Carolyn Anderson at email@example.com.
Winter 2021: Join Our Upcoming Virtual “Seasons of Hope” Group- Begins Tuesday, February 16
Seasons of Hope is open to all those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. With the help of scripture, prayer, reflection and small group discussion, we give voice to our unique journeys of grief, and find healing, comfort and spiritual growth. Seasons of Hope is centered on Jesus Christ and grounded in the healing wisdom traditions and practices of the Catholic Church. The ministry is lead by trained facilitators and many parishioners who have taken part in prior seasons have found this program helpful as they grieve.