See THIS VIDEO for a more visual way to look at 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 are replaced by St. Matthew Parish.

– BUT, our church buildings – St. Andrew, St. Mary and St. Theresa – remain active

– One Parish – 3 Worship Spaces – 7 Buildings

– One Pastor, one Parochial Vicar, Two Deacons and one unified staff… 

… In one office

– One Pastoral Council, one Finance Council and One Building Committee… 

…  focused on how to best bring the Good News of Jesus Christ to ALL the people of Billerica – to Evangelize!
…  focused on how to serve the pastoral needs of Billerica Catholics

– Our mission is now, has always been and will always be, to Evangelize!

– We already have…

… One RCIA program
… One Religious Education Program
… One St. Vincent de Paul presence
… One Bulletin
… One Staff 
… One Office

– It will take some time, but – you’ll see…

… New signs

… One Website and Facebook presence

… St. Matthew donation Envelopes

… and more