St. John-St. Paul Collaborative has been attentive and responsive to expert medical advice throughout the emergence of this pandemic. Offering Mass in a safe way for our parishioners has been our paramount concern. As we take careful steps toward celebrating Mass inside the churches, we will begin by reintroducing the
Cardinal Sean Statement on Roe Act The state legislature has extended the session until January 5th, 2021. Please remind the members of the Joint Committee on Judiciary that you oppose the expansion of abortion in Massachusetts. Please call the Committee at 617-722-2396 and let them know you are opposed to
Our Evening for Women program ended abruptly in the Spring with the coming of Covid-19 and the prospects for returning to the usual format of in-person prayer, learning and fellowship are dim. Now, more than ever, we need community in whatever form we can find it! To that end, plans
Our priests are often at the center of efforts that build strong support systems for all of us. In addition to their daily pastoral responsibilities, they help establish social service organizations, offer spiritual support for first responders, operate parish food pantries, and recently, in response to the pandemic, put their
Registration is Now Closed All registered families should have received an email confirming their registration and detailing this year’s Religious Education program including the calendar, links to parents meeting etc. Registration is now closed so that we can assign classes, recruit teachers and plan others details for our first classes
Our Collaborative Service Commission met this week and spent some time looking at the many organizations with whom we have a relationship and who we traditionally help in the coming season of Thanksgiving and Christmas. We are looking at creative ways in which we are still able to support those
In order to accommodate the growing number of parishioners returning to Mass, we have expanded and adjusted our Mass schedule for the fall. As you know, the layout and capacity of our two outdoor spaces is significantly different. By moving our two Sunday morning Masses to the much larger St.
COMPLIMENTARY REGISTRATION CLICK HERE This year, for the first time in its 12-year history, the Archdiocese of Boston Celebration of the Priesthood will be a virtual gala, which gives all parishioners an opportunity to “attend.” Registration is complimentary. Participating in this event provides a unique opportunity to see the important work
Fr. Brogan has been with us here at the Collaborative since the beginning of June, and we know that many of you have had a chance to meet him at our Outdoor Masses this spring and summer. Ordained in 2005, Fr. David is an enormously talented young priest who happens
During a time when our faith lives have been brought into our homes, and often in isolation, it is a great comfort to be able to share in a virtual community and study God’s Word. This fall the collaborative will have two different opportunities to dive deeper into holy scripture.