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Holy Week and Easter Photos

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...

Easter Flower Donors 2021

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...

Pray through the Psalms for the Easter Season!

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...

Terracotta Pots Restored at Easter!

The broken terracotta pots which adorned our sanctuaries during Lent have been restored and replaced with beautiful flowers!         Thank you!

2021 Paschal Candles

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...

Question of the Week (2nd Sunday of Easter)

2nd Sunday of Easter To whom do I need to offer mercy?   3rd Sunday of Easter How can I give witness to the forgiveness I have experienced in Jesus?...

Mass Intentions for April 10 & 11

Mass Intentions this weekend Margaret and John Schoop – Memorial John C. Bertolucci , III – 25th Anniversary The Foppiano Family – Memorial George Fitzgerald – Memorial Brendan Thomas O’Keefe...

Mass Details and Signups for April 17 & 18

Masses & Confessions  St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish (for April 17 & 18) Please CLICK HERE for the latest summary of what to expect at Masses. Missalettes are no longer available....

Director of Worship Corner - The Exsultet (March 15)

Here is the latest from our Director of Worship, Dr. Paul Ciotti:   March 15, 2021- The Exsultet What is the Exsultet? The Proclamation of Easter Written by Daniel Smith...

Recent Baptisms (4/12)

On Sunday April 12, 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...

St. Matthew Women's Club Scholarship Applications Now Available

The St. Matthew the Evangelist Women’s Club is pleased to sponsor Scholarships for graduating Seniors who are planning to attend college! Applications for these scholarships are now available in the Guidance...

Catholic Community of Billerica 2019-2020 Financial Reports

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....

The 2021 Catholic Appeal Has Begun!

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...

Offertory Report for February 24

This table compares the Offertory collected during November 2020, December 2020, and January 2021, through online giving, the mail, drop-offs at the Parish Office, and envelopes in the baskets at...

Contact Us!

Please feel to reach out to the Staff or any of our Ministries, or ask any questions you might have, using the form below.

Special Good Friday Collection (4/2)

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...

Stations of the Cross - Fridays of Lent

  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...

Retreat with Cardinal Seán (starts Monday, 3/22)

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...

Where are my contributions recorded?

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...

Prayer in the Time of Pandemic

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...

Please pray for Pope Francis on the 8th Anniversary of his Pontificate (3/13)

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...

Lent Practices

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,...

Lent Scripture Groups are Underway - Sign up now!

“For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” – Matthew 18:20   CLICK HERE for a personal (video) invitation...

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...