billerica, massachusetts

Uncategorized

St. Mary's Parish

Relegation of St. Mary Church

Completing the Mission St. Mary Church Pinehurst / Billerica 1928 – 2021 We recently received notification that Cardinal Seán has Relegated Saint Mary Church in Billerica to Profane use. The...

Confirmations 2021

St. Matthew the Evangelist parish will be conferring the sacrament of Confirmation on the following dates this fall: Friday, September 24, 7:00pm – St. Theresa Church, Billerica Center Campus Friday,...

Stewardship

“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...

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,...

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...

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...

Director of Worship Corner - "Ordinary Time: The Liturgical Church Year"

Here is the latest from our Director of Worship, Dr. Paul Ciotti, concerning Ordinary Time: The Prior to 1969, and the reforms from Vatican Council 2, the time following Pentecost...

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 https://www.town.billerica.ma.us/136/Council-on-Aging Billerica Public Library https://billericalibrary.org/ Billerica Public Schools Free Breakfast and Lunch program https://www.billericak12.com/district/school-nutrition Billerica...

Consolidation in One Minute!

See THIS VIDEO for a visual presentation of Consolidation.   – As of August 1, 2020, the 3 Parishes of Billerica are now one new Parish, St. Matthew the Evangelist....

Pilot Article on Consolidation

In September, the Boston Pilot posted an article about Consolidation, and it mentions St. Matthew, Billerica. CLICK HERE to see the article.

New St. Matthew Logo - A Call for Creativity!

As we begin this exciting journey as Saint Matthew the Evangelist Parish, the Parish Pastoral Council needs your help in designing a new logo! This logo will be used on...

What we know about St. Matthew

A little bit about our new Patron, St. Matthew the Evangelist… o  The New Testament tells us that Matthew was a disciple of Jesus, who was also a witness of...

Consolidation Decree from the Archdiocese

The Decree of Consolidation, from the Archdiocese I hereby decree the merger of Saint Mary Parish, Saint Andrew Parish, and Saint Theresa of Lisieux Parish to form one new parish...

New Wedding Guidelines

St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish has published new guidelines for weddings, CLICK HERE to view them. Please CLICK HERE to contact Dr. Paul Ciotti, our Director of Worship, with any questions.