Our Giving Tree ministry program provides assistance at Christmas to those most in need in our community, especially families with children. This has been an especially difficult year for all of us. COVID-19 brought our lives to a standstill and has changed our world in many ways. The number of Giving Tree recipients have […]
Many churches in the United States celebrate the Feast of St Francis of Assisi on October 4 each year. The feast commemorates the life of St Francis, who was born in the 12th century and is the Catholic Church’s patron saint of animals and the environment. It is a popular day for pets to be […]
September 1 has brought change to the clergy assigned to serve our Parish, as it did in numerous parishes in the Archdiocese. “Move Day,” as it has come to be known in the Archdiocese of Boston, has been June 1 for the past 10 years or so. This year it is September 1 because, like […]
In Mark’s Gospel, Jesus says, “No one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost and the skins as well; but one puts new wine into fresh wineskins.” Mark 2:22. My reflection has been leading me to this statement, especially in re-engaging in aspects of […]
This past week, the Boston Pilot posted an article about Consolidation, and it mentions Billerica. CLICK HERE to see the article.
“For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” – Matthew 18:20 St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish is pleased to announce a year of learning with St. Matthew’s Gospel! What better way to embrace the Patron of our newly consolidated Parish, dive into the beauty […]
Intentions this coming week Vincent and Sharon – Wedding Blessings! Barbara Moore – 8th Anniversary Gerard James Jacobs – Memorial Robert Jenkins – 1st Anniversary Jennifer Renna Ferreira- Memorial Jerry Caruso – Memorial Vito & Evelyn LePore – Memorial John & Lillian Massali, Gerado Caruse – Memorial Ann Pierce – Memorial Maria & Roberta Sousa […]
Masses & Confessions at St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish (for September 26 & 27) Please CLICK HERE for the latest summary of what to expect at Masses. Since we cannot leave out Missalettes for worship, Missalettes will be available for you to take home and bring back each weekend. We are offering three Masses: Saturday […]
Here are the latest messages from our Director of Worship, Dr. Paul Ciotti: September 21, 2020 Holy Communion (Part 3) While the heart of the celebration of the Eucharist is the Eucharistic Prayer, the consummation of the Mass is found in the Rite of Holy Communion. The people purchased for the Father by his […]
DID YOU KNOW? In 2018, the Catechism of the Catholic Church was revised to read, “in the light of the Gospel” the death penalty is “an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person,” and it now advocates for capital punishment to be abolished worldwide. CLICK HERE for more details.
In preparing for several Fall Liturgies, the following instrumentalists are needed: GUITAR OBOE FLUTE VIOLIN CELLO BRASS If you play an instrument not listed, please also let us know. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details & plans!
Weekend of August 23 This weekend we welcomed Abby and Leila to the table of the Lord! Weekend of August 15 and 16 This weekend we welcomed Ella, Elaina, Lana and Lillian to the table of the Lord! Weekend of August 8 and 9 This weekend we welcomed James and Sydney to the […]
Sunday August 23 This weekend we welcomed Kennedy Grace and Owen William to our Catholic family! Sunday August 16 This weekend we welcomed John Michael and Nathan Joseph to our Catholic family! Sunday August 9 This weekend, we welcomed Lily Anne & Audrey Claire to our Catholic family! Sunday August 2 This […]
See THIS VIDEO for a visual take on Consolidation. – As of August 1, 2020, the 3 Parishes of Billerica are now one new Parish, St. Matthew the Evangelist. – The Parish of St. Matthew covers the entire town of Billerica. – St. Andrew, St. Mary and St. Theresa of Lisieux Parishes are replaced […]
Please support your parish with automatic, regular donations. We are working with our envelope and online giving companies to provide a seamless transition to St. Matthew the Evangelist. Please continue to use the current envelopes and online giving sites. We will keep you up to date with all information. Click on the link for your […]