We will be offering two in-person Masses for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord: Thursday, May 13 at 12:05pm at St. Andrew Church Thursday, May 13 at 7pm at St. Theresa Church CLICK HERE to sign-up to attend.
Here is the latest from our Director of Worship, Dr. Paul Ciotti: May 13, The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord The Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ is also called Ascension Thursday. This day commemorates the Christian belief of the bodily Ascension of Jesus into heaven. It is one of the […]
This table shows the Offertory collected during November 2020, December 2020, January 2021, February 2021, and March 2021, through online giving, the mail, drop-offs at the Parish Office, and envelopes in the baskets at Masses to the actual monthly expenses.
On Wednesday, May 12, 2021, a liturgy will be celebrated at 6:30pm in honor of St. Peregrine at the Immaculate Conception Church on East Merrimack Street in Lowell. St. Peregrine is the patron saint of cancer patients, and is the saint that many cancer patients, family members, and friends pray to for comfort and strength. […]
Mass Intentions this weekend Carol Chesbrough – 10th Anniversary Maria LaRocca – Memorial Alice Caputo – Memorial Marie Giannini – Memorial Theresa Graham – Mass Card Virginia Goco Palis – Mass Card Lucy Rupa – Birthday Memorial Our Funerals and Gravesides this past week June Cunningham Genevieve Otte Doris A. Cennamo Eternal rest […]
Thanks to all who made our Holy Week and Easter celebrations so special, and thank to all who joined together in the commemorations and celebrations! Special congratulations to Alex, Taylor and Vincent as they were Baptized, Confirmed and received Jesus for the first time in the Eucharist. Special congratulations, too, to Jackie, who was Confirmed […]
BostonCatholic.org April 21, 2021 The following is the Cardinal’s statement Following Chauvin Verdict. “The killing of George Floyd has had a traumatic impact on our society. The suffering he endured and the immense loss his family has experienced speaks to us on a very human level. The death of Mr. Floyd in a very public […]
Easter Flowers We thank all who donated to support our Easter Flowers this year. What a wonderful way to beautify our worship spaces (churches) and perhaps remember those who have gone before. CLICK HERE for Easter Flower Donors and Remembrances
We are pleased to announce a new series to help you get to know Jesus better, pray more richly, understand the Sunday psalms, and help extend the Joy of the Jesus’ Resurrection. Deacon Phil will lead a discussion series with the Psalms, including the best ways to understand them and incorporate them into your prayer […]
6th Sunday of Easter How am I being called to sacrifice my own priorities in order to serve others? 7th Sunday of Easter What specifically can I do this week to give of myself to someone else? Pentecost When have I avoided the truth? What truth am I avoiding right now? How will I confront […]
Masses & Confessions St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish (for May 15 & 16) Please CLICK HERE for the latest summary of what to expect at Masses. Missalettes are no longer available. Many find the Magnificat a useful Prayer and Mass resource. CLICK HERE to subscribe. We offer three Masses: Saturday 4pm at St. Mary Church Sunday […]
On Sunday April 11, we welcomed Viviana Grace into the Family of God! Please join us in congratulating Viviana’s parents, Mario and Kristen. On Sunday February 14, we welcomed Margaret Carol to the Family of God! Please join us in congratulating Maggie’s parents (Christopher and Kelly), her sister (Rose), and her godparents (Jason […]
SAINT MATTHEW THE EVANGELIST PARISH 2021 Paschal Candles SAINT THERESA CHURCH APIS MATER. The Exsultet praises the bee whose work builds the precious torch of the Paschal candle. Apis Mater, literally translated “Mother Bee,” is an introspective candle that shines with the joy of community life, the discipline of hard work, and the love […]
The broken terracotta pots which adorned our sanctuaries during Lent have been restored and replaced with beautiful flowers! Thank you!
We are pleased to present the Annual Financial Reports for Fiscal Year 2019-2020, for the former Parishes of the Catholic Community of Billerica. Thank you for your continued support! St. Andrew Financial Report 2020 Financial Report for St. Andrew St. Mary Financial Report 2020 Financial Report for St. Mary St. Theresa Financial Report 2020 Financial […]
In the Gospels, we hear about how Jesus’ love for us never runs out. He is always walking beside us so we can have a refreshing and exciting life. A women met Jesus at a well and Jesus introduced himself. He let her know she could know Him and His love. In opening our hearts […]
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Pope Francis has asked our parish to support the Pontifical Good Friday Collection, which helps Christians in the Holy Land. Your support helps the church minister in parishes, provide Catholic schools and offer religious education. The Pontifical Good Friday Collection also helps to preserve the sacred shrines. The wars, unrest and instability have been especially […]
This week’s Stations, The Stations of the Cross for Children, by Julianne M. Will, will be on BATV at 6:30pm on Good Friday, 4/2. CLICK HERE to pray those stations on YouTube. CLICK HERE to pray The Stations of the Cross with Bishop Hennessey on YouTube. CLICK HERE to pray Everyone’s Way of the Cross, […]
Cardinal Seán will be leading an on-line retreat starting Monday March 22 at 7pm. As Lent reaches its climax during Hoy Week, what better way to journey with Jesus than to spend it with our Cardinal! Scroll to the bottom for the questions that Cardinal Seán will be asking. Retreat Questions
Contributions that are received in the weekly offertory, but not in a Weekly Envelope are not recorded under the Envelope number. Looking ahead to 2021, should you require a year end tax letter, please know that you need to contribute through Weekly Envelopes or Online Giving for your contributions to be recorded. This is due […]
Lord Jesus, Who promised to remain with us always, When information overwhelms us and fear overtakes us, speak to us again those comforting words, “Peace be with you.” Though we cannot be physically close to others give us the ability and courage to love as well as we can, since “perfect love casts out all […]
O God, shepherd and ruler of all the faithful, look favorably on your servant Francis, whom you have set at the head of your Church as her shepherd; Grant, we pray, that by word and example he may be of service to those over whom he presides so that, together with the flock entrusted to […]
Holy Week is Underway! We pray that, even against the backdrop of Pandemic, your Lent is going well. Let us continue to deepen our own relationship with Jesus, our Savior, and re-connect with one another. ***NEW – CLICK HERE to review our Holy Week and Easter Plans, or CLICK HERE for our Holy Week Schedule Lent […]