Have a Question?
When are Mass Times?
How do I contact the St. Andrew Office (Rectory)?
How do I contact the St. Mary Office (Rectory)?
How do I contact the St. Theresa Office (Rectory)?
What are your top concerns now, Father Aveni?
CORI Background Check Questions
Youth Faith Formation
For what year/grade should I sign my child up? We missed a year (or more)...
Why did the home study materials change during 2020?
What is the registration deadline?
When will I receive confirmation about my registration?
What is the faith formation offering used for? Isn't everyone a volunteer?
Does faith formation allow for a Home Schooling/Home Study option?
I have a child Grade 5 or older who has not received their First Communion (Eucharist) or First Reconciliation (Penance/Confession). Who should I contact?
Is registration for parish faith formation required for Catholic School students?
Do you offer any programs in the summer, especially to make up missed time?
How will materials be distributed? Online only? Are paper materials available?
What if I have a rising 2nd grader and I missed grade 1 religious education?
Does a candidate for Confirmation need to choose a saints' name?
How do you serve children with special needs?
What is a rotating helper?
What should I wear for Confirmation?
What are the faith formation costs, and is financial assistance available?
Can you explain the Family Small Groups?
What are "Come and See Gatherings"? When will we sign up for actual classes?
Could a family sign up for both the Family Small Groups and Come and See Gatherings?
When will First Eucharist (Communion) be scheduled?
How do I know my child is ready to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time?
What does one wear (clothing) for Reconciliation?
Can anyone bring anything into the Sacrament of Reconciliation?
How can I help my child if they are feeling nervous?
Does someone have to receive Reconciliation face-to-face with the priest?
How can I encourage my child to continue to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation in the future, after their First Reconciliation?
Are my sins really forgiven?
Won't the priest remember what I said? I'm embarrassed and don't want him to think badly of me.
Can the priest tell anyone my sins?
What if I feel nervous about going to the sacrament?
Why do I need to go to Reconciliation?
Is it permissible to have a funeral without a Mass?
May a casket be draped with an American flag?
May a eulogy be given at a Catholic funeral?
May a vigil take place in the church before the funeral liturgy?
May flowers be used at a funeral Mass?
May funeral Masses be celebrated with the cremated remains of the deceased present?
What are the liturgical colors for a funeral Mass?
What is a Catholic funeral? (Is it just the funeral Mass? The vigil? The committal?)
What is a Mass for the Dead? Is it different than a funeral Mass?
Where must a funeral take place? May it take place outside of a church?
Who may preside at the funeral rites?
Haven't you already decided which Churches to close?
How can my Parish be in this bad financial shape? (Or, there has been concern for years, I'm not surprised!)
Wasn't the goal of the Collaborative process to merge Parishes from the beginning?
Can you explain the parish merger process? How did the Catholic Community of Billerica become St. Matthew the Evangelist?
Can the Liturgical Ministers meet more frequently?
How can we get more young people to participate in Mass?
How do we get more volunteers, especially younger ones?