71 Central St. Stoneham, MA 02180

Pastor's Notes

Pastor's Notes

...you just never know

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Whatever happened to simply inviting a family member, friend, co-worker or neighbor to Mass? According to the Pew Research Center, an invitation to church is still an effective way to reach those who do not attend Mass. Sixty-seven percent of Americans say a personal invitation from a family member ... Read More »

CHURCH: WE HAVE GREAT NEWS!

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Deacon Michael Rora will be ordained Father Michael Rora on May 19th at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Boston. The Ordination is at 10:00 am. All are welcome to attend.

Michael has been a member of St. Patrick’s Parish since his family moved to Stoneham from Endicott, NY ... Read More »

40 Days for Life Boston

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

A Message from Rita Russo, Campaign Director for 40 Days for Life Boston:

Dear Fr. Orrigo,

We are very grateful to you and your parishioners for your support during the 40 Days for Life Campaign this lent. If you can find room in your bulletin in the next few ... Read More »

Easter Sunday 2018

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

HAPPY EASTER   Alleluia! Christ is Risen, He is Risen indeed, Alleluia! We want to extend wishes of a beautiful and Happy Easter to all parishioners, staff, and visitors who have gathered here at St. Patrick Parish to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. We ... Read More »

Palm Sunday 2018

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,   We welcome all our regular parishioners and our guests to this awesome Sunday that begins Holy Week, our most significant week of celebrations of the life of our Lord, Jesus Christ.   Today we begin outdoors with a Gospel proclamation extolling Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem ... Read More »

The Need for the Rosary in These Evil Times

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

We live in evil times. I hardly need to elaborate the multitude of crises that fill the globe. Sadly, many are being swept away by this flood of evil and are succumbing to overwhelming anxiety and discouragement. No matter how tempting it is, we must not shrink ... Read More »

Capital Improvements Continue

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

Over the last few weeks you may have noticed we have taken on an ambitious plan to improve the lighting, both within Saint Patrick Parish and School, as well as the areas outside the parish facilities for the safety of our parishioners. We have been replacing the ... Read More »

Merry Christmas!!!

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church, Friends and Guests: Merry Christmas!!!!

On behalf of our parish Saint Patrick Roman Catholic Church we wish to welcome you to our beautiful Church on this wondrously joyful day. A heartfelt Merry Christmas also to all of our parishioners as we join together with our guests in ... Read More »

Just to Keep You Informed - Part II

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

As mentioned in previous bulletins, we are undertaking several necessary projects to repair, maintain, and improve Saint Patrick Parish. We recently completed replacing the flat roof on the rear of the rectory which was leaking hot tar on the concrete below where everyone exits after Mass. In doing so ... Read More »

Just to Keep You Informed

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

As mentioned in previous bulletin articles, we are undertaking several necessary projects in order to maintain and improve Saint Patrick Parish. In addition to the many projects already completed, we have just replaced the stairs and deck from the upper church to Pomeworth Street which were completely ... Read More »