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Advent Prayer Service (12/12 & 13) Advent and Christmas Stewardship St Mary Church Daily and Sunday Scripture Register Online for Faith Formation Email from St. Matthew Parish

Advent Prayer Service (12/12 & 13)

Join us for a two-day Advent Prayer Service at St. Theresa Church!

Sunday, 12/12 at 3pm   Joseph’s Role (with Fr. Paul Ritt)
Monday, 12/13 at 7pm   Mary’s Role (with Fr. Richard Erikson)

Advent and Christmas

Welcome to Advent and (soon) Christmas!

CLICK HERE to view our events this year.


Stewardship is a way of life. The primary rewards of stewardship are always personal – both with God and our neighbors.

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St Mary Church

Pictures of St. Mary Church and the Closing Mass held Oct. 30, 2021.

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Daily and Sunday Scripture

The United States Council of Catholic Bishops posts the Church’s Daily and Sunday readings online. CLICK HERE for Today’s Readings.

Today’s Liturgy of the Hours can be found HERE.

Register Online for Faith Formation

Register online for Youth Faith Formation! Click HERE to register now!
Click HERE for our informational video.

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Email from St. Matthew Parish

If you want to remain up-to-date with the latest St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish news electronically, but haven’t yet received email from us, please provide your name and email to 978.663.8816 or, and we will add you to our mailing list.

Or, CLICK HERE to visit the St. Matthew Facebook Page.

Masks are required in all public places in the town of Billerica, including houses of worship, our parish events, and our parish offices. For more information, please visit the town website.

CLICK HERE to view an informative video from our Building Committee (released 7/10/21).

Register Me!

We welcome all who come to us, and want to join you on your spiritual journey.

CLICK HERE to register or change your registration.

When is Mass?

... and Reconciliation?

CLICK HERE for Parish and Mass updates.

Click here for COVID Pandemic information.

Funeral Liturgies

We extend our deepest condolences on the death of your loved one.

CLICK HERE for information concerning Funerals.

Youth Faith Formation

CLICK HERE to find out how our children, youth, teens, and families grow in faith.

Begin Online Registration Here

More Information about St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish

What is Advent?

Beginning the Church’s liturgical year, Advent (from, “ad- venire” in Latin or “to come to”) is the season encompassing the four Sundays (and weekdays) leading up to the celebration of...

Advent & Christmas 2021

We are pleased to announce the schedule of events for Advent and Christmas at St. Matthew Parish.

Advent Prayer Service (December 12 & 13)

Advent Prayer Service St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish will be offering a two-day Advent Prayer Services… o  Joseph’s Role (Fr. Paul Ritt) at 3pm on Sunday, December 12 at St....

Director of Worship Corner - "What is the Mass?"

The MASS  Let’s examine the parts of the MASS, step-by-step. The Mass is the central act of worship in the life of a Catholic. Going to Mass is about spending...

5 Minutes with Deacon Phil

Hello there everyone, Deacon Phil here! For a while now, I have been thinking about how to bring Jesus to those who are not yet able to worship with us,...

St. Mary's Parish

Relegation of St. Mary Church

Completing the Mission - St. Mary's Church - Pinehurst / Billerica - 1928 -2021

Eagle Scout Project - Stations of the Cross

Thanks to a vision for an Eagle Scout Project and the help of teens and adults, our community now has an outdoor Stations of the Cross.

Book of Remembrance 2021

We Remember our Beloved Dead in the Month of November As the liturgical season comes to a close and the earth gives up its bounty, the Church holds the month...


“As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God’s varied grace” (1 Peter 4:10) What is Stewardship? Jesus preached about being...

Synod on Synodality: Synod 2021-2023

Over the next several years, the Church around the world will be participating in a process... to hearing the voices of people from all walks of life.

Come and See Gatherings

We are excited to offer our Come and See Gatherings as one aspect of our faith formation ministry.

Confirmations 2021

St. Matthew the Evangelist parish conferred the sacrament of Confirmation in 2021.

Confirmation Prayer Partners

This fall, over 90 candidates for Confirmation will receive the sacrament. We are looking to match each candidate up with a prayer partner in our parish, someone who will commit...

Sign up now for a Fall Scripture Group!

“For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” – Matthew 18:20   We invite you to join a Scripture...

Offertory Report - through August 2021

Each month, we have a monthly report showing the Offertory for the previous month(s). This will more accurately portray the actual amounts collected (through online giving, parish envelopes being collected...

It's time for Minister Background Checks (CORI's)

All parish ministers (volunteers, staff and clergy) are required to submit an annual background check (CORI) form with the Archdiocese of Boston. This includes liturgical ministers, faith formation, pastoral ministry,...

Welcome Karyn Moody!

Interim Coordinator of Children’s Ministries We are excited to announce that long-time parishioner Karyn Moody has accepted the position of Interim Coordinator of Children’s Ministries. Karyn joins the faith formation...

2021 Catholic Appeal Re-Launch

This past week many of you may have received a letter asking your support of the 2021 Catholic Appeal. THANK YOU! to those of you who have already made your...

Ministry of Hope Announced

Ministry of Hope A New Funeral Ministry Outreach Saint Matthew the Evangelist Parish introduces a new Ministry of Hope. Corporal Works of Mercy are found in the teaching of Jesus...

Contact St. Matthew Parish

Please feel to reach out to the Staff or any of our Ministries, or ask questions, using the form below. CLICK HERE for our Parish Directory, or call our Parish Office...

St. Matthew the Evangelist Funeral Planning

The community of St. Matthew the Evangelist shares in your grief as you suffer the loss of a loved one. The prayers and support of the collaborative parishes are with...

St. Matthew the Evangelist Relic Gifted to Billerica!

Our Parish of Saint Matthew the Evangelist Has Been Given a Precious Gift! As a result of consultative meetings such as our parishes entered into in the Spring of 2020,...

It’s Convenient and Easy to Give Online!

Online Giving is a great tool available to all for making contributions and paying for events and Faith Formation. In today’s high-tech world, how many times do you break out...

Community Links

Here are some handy links to Social Services in our Community: Billerica Council on Aging Billerica Public Library Billerica Public Schools Free Breakfast and Lunch program Billerica...