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Fourth Sunday of Lent, March 14, 2021

Today we celebrate the 4th Sunday of Lent, “Laetare Sunday”, which gets its name from the traditional Latin entrance hymn, “Rejoice, O Jerusalem.” In Catholic Churches flowers may appear on the high altar and the organ may be played as…

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Third Sunday of Lent, March 7, 2021

As we enter into the Third Week of Lent, it’s time to remind everyone of our Easter Flowers Envelopes. This year, given the outside Drive-In Mass, I have ordered additional flowers-the order is with Kane’s Flower World in Danvers. We…

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Pastor’s Column for February 14, 2021

Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone. The holiday remembers the life of Saint Valentine of Rome who lived in Rome during the third century; his saint’s day has since the middles ages, been associated with the tradition of courtly love. His…

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Pastor’s Column for February 7, 2021

Pastor’s Column Last Sunday, so many of you brought bags of groceries to the rectory and church for the food pantry run by the three Catholic Parishes of Jamaica Plain and Roxbury! I normally greet people a half hour before…

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Pastor’s Column for January 31, 2021

The month of January’s candles were for John J. Murphy who is residing in assisted living housing. His wife, Marie, has asked that we might say a prayer for him. John was a regular at our Saturday 4:00pm Vigil along…

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Pastor’s Column for January 24, 2021

This week we observed the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and our Vice President Carmella Harris. The day started with the president entering into the perfect Prayer of the Church, the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. A significant part of…

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Pastor’s Column for January 10, 2021

We are working on a 75th Anniversary video which honors this occasion. In December we displayed pictures from over the years on our video projectors in the Church. Many of you indicated that you enjoyed the video, so we are…

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