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Program Advoca...

Program Advocate Orientation Meeting

  • Date: Monday, October 2, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Description: Meeting in Our Lady of Providence Hall
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Free Program o...

Free Program on Managing Chronic Pain

  • Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Description: Is living with chronic pain affecting your life? Chronic pain may cause sleep loss, increased stress and loss of motivation around everyday activities. Learn to manage pain and continue living a fulfilling life through this FREE six-session program.

    Starting on Wednesdays, September 20th to October 25th, 2017 from 1:00- 3:30 pm at Hallmark Health Medical Center (right off Rt.128), 30 Newcrossing Rd, Reading MA; Sponsored by Hallmark Health.

    Registration is required. SPACE IS LIMITED. Please call 781-338-7823 to register.
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Blessing of th...

Blessing of the Animals

  • Date: Sunday, October 8, 2017
  • Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Description: All animals big & small welcome!
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Saint Patrick...

Saint Patrick School Book Fair

  • Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
  • Time: 7:50 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Description: St. Patrick School Book Fair, sponsored by Scholastic, will be held on Wednesday, October 11 and Thursday, October 12 in the Parish Council Room from 7:50 am to 4:00 pm. Families and the public are welcome. In addition, you can support St. Patrick School by purchasing books through the online fair from October 4 - October 19 at http://www.scholastic.com/bf/stpatrickschoolstoneham.

Free Program o...

Free Program on Managing Chronic Pain

  • Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Description: Is living with chronic pain affecting your life? Chronic pain may cause sleep loss, increased stress and loss of motivation around everyday activities. Learn to manage pain and continue living a fulfilling life through this FREE six-session program.

    Starting on Wednesdays, September 20th to October 25th, 2017 from 1:00- 3:30 pm at Hallmark Health Medical Center (right off Rt.128), 30 Newcrossing Rd, Reading MA; Sponsored by Hallmark Health.

    Registration is required. SPACE IS LIMITED. Please call 781-338-7823 to register.

Memory Café o...

Memory Café of Stoneham

  • Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
  • Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Description: The Memory Café is a warm, inviting social event for people with forgetfulness and other memory challenges and for their family, caregivers and friends.

    Please come to the Stoneham Public Library to socialize, relax and have fun! We meet from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Upcoming dates: Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8 & Dec. 13.

    Enjoy guest artist entertainment at this free event. We will provide refreshments and coffee. Contact the coordinator to RSVP or if you have questions: Rebecca Burke, 781-435-1958.

6-Week Grief S...

6-Week Grief Support Group

  • Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Description: If you have suffered the death of a loved one and feel you would benefit from prayerful reflection and conversation in a supportive Christian environment, please join our Grief Support Group which will meet here at Saint Patrick Parish for six Wednesday evenings beginning October 11 through November 15 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Together, we will explore the grieving process and consider the spiritual elements of grief and healing. As part of these peer support group meetings, participants are invited to share their experiences with other grieving people who offer understanding, acceptance, and support. For more information, or to register, please call Patrice at 781-438-0200.

    There is no charge for participating in this group, which is sponsored by The Barile Family Funeral Homes of Stoneham and Reading.

Healing Mass to Break Addiction

  • Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
  • Time: 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Description: On Wednesday, October 11th at 7:30 pm, in the lower Church Fr. Liias will celebrate the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass with the Special Intention to break Addiction; responding to the current state of Addiction (Opiods & All Addictions) in our area.

    We will tackle this enemy using the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and the intercession of Our Lady of the Inexhaustible Cup. Come and learn about this ancient Icon, which has been donated to St. Patrick Parish. Following Mass, healing teams will be available to pray for you and your special needs. Fr. Liias will also be available to hear Confessions.

    Coffee and refreshments will follow in the Parish Council Room.

    All are welcome!
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Saint Patrick...

Saint Patrick School Book Fair

  • Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017
  • Time: 7:50 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Description: St. Patrick School Book Fair, sponsored by Scholastic, will be held on Wednesday, October 11 and Thursday, October 12 in the Parish Council Room from 7:50 am to 4:00 pm. Families and the public are welcome. In addition, you can support St. Patrick School by purchasing books through the online fair from October 4 - October 19 at http://www.scholastic.com/bf/stpatrickschoolstoneham.
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Fatima 100 Vid...

Fatima 100 Video Series

  • Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Description: Fatima 100 Video Series

    St. Theresa in North Reading will be showing 6 videos of Marian Apparitions in the 20th Century. The videos will be shown in the parish center on Friday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30pm beginning on May 12. The videos will be shown first followed by a group discussion.

    For more information call Denis at 978-664-4881.

    May 12 Apparition of the 20th Century
    June 16 Apparition at Fatima Portugal
    July 14 Betania, “Hill of Redemption”
    August 11 Akita, Japan, “Land of Grace”
    September 15 Rwanda, “Kibeho 1989”
    October 13 Medjugorje, “Beyond the Field”

    St. Theresa of Lisieux, 63 Winter St., North Reading
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100th Annivers...

100th Anniversary of Fatima Rosary Rally

  • Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Description: Please join us on the Town Common for a public Rosary Rally. Our nation is in great need of public prayer, repentance and conversion. In the historic year of the Fatima Centennial (1917-2017), we ask God to save America through the Rosary of His Most Holy Mother.

    10 Reasons to Pray a Public Rosary

    1. This year is the 100th anniversary of the miracle of the sun, witnessed by 70,000 people on October 13, 1917
    2. Reach fallen away Catholics
    3. Public prayer gets results
    4. Be a Fatima apostle
    5. Public sins require public reparation
    6. Will the media promote Fatima? Never! It’s up to us to promote devotion to Mary “outside the choir”
    7. Public Rosaries have been successful in history
    8. Duty to honor God publicly
    9. Preparing for Our Lady’s triumph
    10. Public prayer is powerful!

    Please join us in praying for our nation on October 14, 2017 at 12:00 noon. The Rosary Rally will take place on the Town Common near the Main Street entrance. (Rain date October 15th)

    We are looking for volunteers to help hold banners, pray the rosary and to hand out information. Please contact Elaine Arangio at 781-233-2922 or Alana Arangio at 781-279-4672 for more information.
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Rosary & A...

Rosary & Adoration for victims of abuse

  • Date: Sunday, October 15, 2017
  • Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Description: On Sunday, October 15th at 3:00 pm, the Office of Pastoral Support and Outreach will be at St. Patrick Parish to lead a Rosary to Pray for all those who have been impacted by abuse. Please join us in praying to Mother Mary to watch over those who have been abused and their families and help them be safe and heal, and to ask her to help us in our efforts to keep everyone safe and free from abuse. The Rosary will be held in the upper Church. Individuals from the Office of Pastoral Support will be available to talk after the Rosary and to answer any questions about available help, reporting abuse and keeping kids safe.
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Sodality of th...

Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • Date: Monday, October 16, 2017
  • Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Description: SODALITY OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
    meets every 3rd Monday at 2:45 pm in the lower church.

    You are most welcome to join us!
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Free Program o...

Free Program on Managing Chronic Pain

  • Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Description: Is living with chronic pain affecting your life? Chronic pain may cause sleep loss, increased stress and loss of motivation around everyday activities. Learn to manage pain and continue living a fulfilling life through this FREE six-session program.

    Starting on Wednesdays, September 20th to October 25th, 2017 from 1:00- 3:30 pm at Hallmark Health Medical Center (right off Rt.128), 30 Newcrossing Rd, Reading MA; Sponsored by Hallmark Health.

    Registration is required. SPACE IS LIMITED. Please call 781-338-7823 to register.

6-Week Grief S...

6-Week Grief Support Group

  • Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Description: If you have suffered the death of a loved one and feel you would benefit from prayerful reflection and conversation in a supportive Christian environment, please join our Grief Support Group which will meet here at Saint Patrick Parish for six Wednesday evenings beginning October 11 through November 15 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Together, we will explore the grieving process and consider the spiritual elements of grief and healing. As part of these peer support group meetings, participants are invited to share their experiences with other grieving people who offer understanding, acceptance, and support. For more information, or to register, please call Patrice at 781-438-0200.

    There is no charge for participating in this group, which is sponsored by The Barile Family Funeral Homes of Stoneham and Reading.
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Worldwide Marr...

Worldwide Marriage Encounter

  • Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017
  • All day event
  • Description: "God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."

    Let God amplify and elucidate the love in your marriage by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next WWME Weekend is October 21-22, 2017 in Contoocook, NH. For more information, call Stephen & Michelle O'Leary at 1-800-710-9963 or visit us at https://wwmema.org/.

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Training Workshop for Healing Prayer

  • Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Description: Led by Fr. Jurgen Liias and Deacon Joe Cooley

    Jesus said to his disciples: "Lay your hands on the sick and they shall be healed." Mark 16:18b

    One of the exciting parts of the New Evangelization is the renewed emphasis in the church on the ministry of spiritual healing. Do you have an interest in healing through prayer? Would you like to learn how to minister more effectively in the domain of healing and deliverance? Would you like to see prayer for physical, emotional, and spiritual healing as a more visible and available part of the ministry of St. Patrick's Church?

    Deacon Joe and I, with Fr. Mario's blessing, would like to train lay people for this work with the hope that Prayer ministry might be available after all our weekend masses.

    If you are at all interested in growing this work with us, please join us for this workshop. Feel free as well to contact either of us for further information @ 781-438-0960.

    ~Fr. Jurgen
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Worldwide Marr...

Worldwide Marriage Encounter

  • Date: Sunday, October 22, 2017
  • All day event
  • Description: "God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."

    Let God amplify and elucidate the love in your marriage by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next WWME Weekend is October 21-22, 2017 in Contoocook, NH. For more information, call Stephen & Michelle O'Leary at 1-800-710-9963 or visit us at https://wwmema.org/.
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Bringing Chris...

Bringing Christ Into Recovery

  • Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Description: St. Theresa Parish
    63 Winter Street, N. Reading

    Fr. Joe White of the Archdiocesan Addiction Recovery Pastoral Support Services (AARPSS)

    A resource team will begin with interfaith evening prayer, presentation on education, prevention and treatment with care and compassion for addicted persons and support for families and loved ones affected by the disease of addiction.

    For more information please contact Frjoewhite@gmail.com or the parish office at 978.664.3412.

    AARPSS is Strengthening Individuals, Families and Communities, Joining the Voices of Recovery with hope and healing.
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Free Program o...

Free Program on Managing Chronic Pain

  • Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Description: Is living with chronic pain affecting your life? Chronic pain may cause sleep loss, increased stress and loss of motivation around everyday activities. Learn to manage pain and continue living a fulfilling life through this FREE six-session program.

    Starting on Wednesdays, September 20th to October 25th, 2017 from 1:00- 3:30 pm at Hallmark Health Medical Center (right off Rt.128), 30 Newcrossing Rd, Reading MA; Sponsored by Hallmark Health.

    Registration is required. SPACE IS LIMITED. Please call 781-338-7823 to register.

6-Week Grief S...

6-Week Grief Support Group

  • Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Description: If you have suffered the death of a loved one and feel you would benefit from prayerful reflection and conversation in a supportive Christian environment, please join our Grief Support Group which will meet here at Saint Patrick Parish for six Wednesday evenings beginning October 11 through November 15 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Together, we will explore the grieving process and consider the spiritual elements of grief and healing. As part of these peer support group meetings, participants are invited to share their experiences with other grieving people who offer understanding, acceptance, and support. For more information, or to register, please call Patrice at 781-438-0200.

    There is no charge for participating in this group, which is sponsored by The Barile Family Funeral Homes of Stoneham and Reading.
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Ultreya

Ultreya

  • Date: Friday, October 27, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Description: Saint Patrick’s Ultreya meets on the 4th Friday of the month at 7 pm in the Parish Pastoral Council Room. All are welcome!
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Palliative Car...

Palliative Care, isn’t that Hospice?

  • Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017
  • Time: 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
  • Description: Palliative Care is often misunderstood. It is, at times, thought to be exclusively for dying patients or for people who are in hospice care at the end of their lives. But Palliative Care is a model of care that greatly benefits anyone, at any time, who is diagnosed with a serious illness.

    To learn more, please join us for a look at Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning on:

    Saturday, October 28 at 5:15 pm
    Our Lady of Providence Hall
    Refreshments will be provided.

    For planning purposes, please RSVP to Patrice Fitzpatrick at 781-438-0200.
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Monday Oct 2, 2017

  • Program Advocate Orientation Meeting

    Monday Oct 2, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Meeting in Our Lady of Providence Hall

Wednesday Oct 4, 2017

  • Free Program on Managing Chronic Pain

    Wednesday Oct 4, 2017 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    Is living with chronic pain affecting your life? Chronic pain may cause sleep loss, increased stress and loss of motivation around everyday activities. Learn to manage pain and continue living a fulfilling life through this FREE six-session program.

    Starting on Wednesdays, September 20th to October 25th, 2017 from 1:00- 3:30 pm at Hallmark Health Medical Center (right off Rt.128), 30 Newcrossing Rd, Reading MA; Sponsored by Hallmark Health.

    Registration is required. SPACE IS LIMITED. Please call 781-338-7823 to register.

Sunday Oct 8, 2017

  • Blessing of the Animals

    Sunday Oct 8, 2017 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    All animals big & small welcome!

Wednesday Oct 11, 2017

  • Saint Patrick School Book Fair

    Wednesday Oct 11, 2017 7:50 AM to 4:00 PM

    St. Patrick School Book Fair, sponsored by Scholastic, will be held on Wednesday, October 11 and Thursday, October 12 in the Parish Council Room from 7:50 am to 4:00 pm. Families and the public are welcome. In addition, you can support St. Patrick School by purchasing books through the online fair from October 4 - October 19 at http://www.scholastic.com/bf/stpatrickschoolstoneham.

  • Free Program on Managing Chronic Pain

    Wednesday Oct 11, 2017 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    Is living with chronic pain affecting your life? Chronic pain may cause sleep loss, increased stress and loss of motivation around everyday activities. Learn to manage pain and continue living a fulfilling life through this FREE six-session program.

    Starting on Wednesdays, September 20th to October 25th, 2017 from 1:00- 3:30 pm at Hallmark Health Medical Center (right off Rt.128), 30 Newcrossing Rd, Reading MA; Sponsored by Hallmark Health.

    Registration is required. SPACE IS LIMITED. Please call 781-338-7823 to register.

  • Memory Café of Stoneham

    Wednesday Oct 11, 2017 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    The Memory Café is a warm, inviting social event for people with forgetfulness and other memory challenges and for their family, caregivers and friends.

    Please come to the Stoneham Public Library to socialize, relax and have fun! We meet from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Upcoming dates: Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8 & Dec. 13.

    Enjoy guest artist entertainment at this free event. We will provide refreshments and coffee. Contact the coordinator to RSVP or if you have questions: Rebecca Burke, 781-435-1958.

  • 6-Week Grief Support Group

    Wednesday Oct 11, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    If you have suffered the death of a loved one and feel you would benefit from prayerful reflection and conversation in a supportive Christian environment, please join our Grief Support Group which will meet here at Saint Patrick Parish for six Wednesday evenings beginning October 11 through November 15 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Together, we will explore the grieving process and consider the spiritual elements of grief and healing. As part of these peer support group meetings, participants are invited to share their experiences with other grieving people who offer understanding, acceptance, and support. For more information, or to register, please call Patrice at 781-438-0200.

    There is no charge for participating in this group, which is sponsored by The Barile Family Funeral Homes of Stoneham and Reading.

  • Healing Mass to Break Addiction

    Wednesday Oct 11, 2017 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    On Wednesday, October 11th at 7:30 pm, in the lower Church Fr. Liias will celebrate the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass with the Special Intention to break Addiction; responding to the current state of Addiction (Opiods & All Addictions) in our area.

    We will tackle this enemy using the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and the intercession of Our Lady of the Inexhaustible Cup. Come and learn about this ancient Icon, which has been donated to St. Patrick Parish. Following Mass, healing teams will be available to pray for you and your special needs. Fr. Liias will also be available to hear Confessions.

    Coffee and refreshments will follow in the Parish Council Room.

    All are welcome!

Thursday Oct 12, 2017

  • Saint Patrick School Book Fair

    Thursday Oct 12, 2017 7:50 AM to 4:00 PM

    St. Patrick School Book Fair, sponsored by Scholastic, will be held on Wednesday, October 11 and Thursday, October 12 in the Parish Council Room from 7:50 am to 4:00 pm. Families and the public are welcome. In addition, you can support St. Patrick School by purchasing books through the online fair from October 4 - October 19 at http://www.scholastic.com/bf/stpatrickschoolstoneham.

Friday Oct 13, 2017

  • Fatima 100 Video Series

    Friday Oct 13, 2017 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Fatima 100 Video Series

    St. Theresa in North Reading will be showing 6 videos of Marian Apparitions in the 20th Century. The videos will be shown in the parish center on Friday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30pm beginning on May 12. The videos will be shown first followed by a group discussion.

    For more information call Denis at 978-664-4881.

    May 12 Apparition of the 20th Century
    June 16 Apparition at Fatima Portugal
    July 14 Betania, “Hill of Redemption”
    August 11 Akita, Japan, “Land of Grace”
    September 15 Rwanda, “Kibeho 1989”
    October 13 Medjugorje, “Beyond the Field”

    St. Theresa of Lisieux, 63 Winter St., North Reading

Saturday Oct 14, 2017

  • 100th Anniversary of Fatima Rosary Rally

    Saturday Oct 14, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    Please join us on the Town Common for a public Rosary Rally. Our nation is in great need of public prayer, repentance and conversion. In the historic year of the Fatima Centennial (1917-2017), we ask God to save America through the Rosary of His Most Holy Mother.

    10 Reasons to Pray a Public Rosary

    1. This year is the 100th anniversary of the miracle of the sun, witnessed by 70,000 people on October 13, 1917
    2. Reach fallen away Catholics
    3. Public prayer gets results
    4. Be a Fatima apostle
    5. Public sins require public reparation
    6. Will the media promote Fatima? Never! It’s up to us to promote devotion to Mary “outside the choir”
    7. Public Rosaries have been successful in history
    8. Duty to honor God publicly
    9. Preparing for Our Lady’s triumph
    10. Public prayer is powerful!

    Please join us in praying for our nation on October 14, 2017 at 12:00 noon. The Rosary Rally will take place on the Town Common near the Main Street entrance. (Rain date October 15th)

    We are looking for volunteers to help hold banners, pray the rosary and to hand out information. Please contact Elaine Arangio at 781-233-2922 or Alana Arangio at 781-279-4672 for more information.

Sunday Oct 15, 2017

  • Rosary & Adoration for victims of abuse

    Sunday Oct 15, 2017 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    On Sunday, October 15th at 3:00 pm, the Office of Pastoral Support and Outreach will be at St. Patrick Parish to lead a Rosary to Pray for all those who have been impacted by abuse. Please join us in praying to Mother Mary to watch over those who have been abused and their families and help them be safe and heal, and to ask her to help us in our efforts to keep everyone safe and free from abuse. The Rosary will be held in the upper Church. Individuals from the Office of Pastoral Support will be available to talk after the Rosary and to answer any questions about available help, reporting abuse and keeping kids safe.

Monday Oct 16, 2017

  • Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    Monday Oct 16, 2017 2:45 PM to 3:45 PM

    SODALITY OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
    meets every 3rd Monday at 2:45 pm in the lower church.

    You are most welcome to join us!

Wednesday Oct 18, 2017

  • Free Program on Managing Chronic Pain

    Wednesday Oct 18, 2017 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    Is living with chronic pain affecting your life? Chronic pain may cause sleep loss, increased stress and loss of motivation around everyday activities. Learn to manage pain and continue living a fulfilling life through this FREE six-session program.

    Starting on Wednesdays, September 20th to October 25th, 2017 from 1:00- 3:30 pm at Hallmark Health Medical Center (right off Rt.128), 30 Newcrossing Rd, Reading MA; Sponsored by Hallmark Health.

    Registration is required. SPACE IS LIMITED. Please call 781-338-7823 to register.

  • 6-Week Grief Support Group

    Wednesday Oct 18, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    If you have suffered the death of a loved one and feel you would benefit from prayerful reflection and conversation in a supportive Christian environment, please join our Grief Support Group which will meet here at Saint Patrick Parish for six Wednesday evenings beginning October 11 through November 15 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Together, we will explore the grieving process and consider the spiritual elements of grief and healing. As part of these peer support group meetings, participants are invited to share their experiences with other grieving people who offer understanding, acceptance, and support. For more information, or to register, please call Patrice at 781-438-0200.

    There is no charge for participating in this group, which is sponsored by The Barile Family Funeral Homes of Stoneham and Reading.

Saturday Oct 21, 2017

  • Worldwide Marriage Encounter

    Saturday Oct 21, 2017 All day

    "God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."

    Let God amplify and elucidate the love in your marriage by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next WWME Weekend is October 21-22, 2017 in Contoocook, NH. For more information, call Stephen & Michelle O'Leary at 1-800-710-9963 or visit us at https://wwmema.org/.

  • Training Workshop for Healing Prayer

    Saturday Oct 21, 2017 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Led by Fr. Jurgen Liias and Deacon Joe Cooley

    Jesus said to his disciples: "Lay your hands on the sick and they shall be healed." Mark 16:18b

    One of the exciting parts of the New Evangelization is the renewed emphasis in the church on the ministry of spiritual healing. Do you have an interest in healing through prayer? Would you like to learn how to minister more effectively in the domain of healing and deliverance? Would you like to see prayer for physical, emotional, and spiritual healing as a more visible and available part of the ministry of St. Patrick's Church?

    Deacon Joe and I, with Fr. Mario's blessing, would like to train lay people for this work with the hope that Prayer ministry might be available after all our weekend masses.

    If you are at all interested in growing this work with us, please join us for this workshop. Feel free as well to contact either of us for further information @ 781-438-0960.

    ~Fr. Jurgen

Sunday Oct 22, 2017

  • Worldwide Marriage Encounter

    Sunday Oct 22, 2017 All day

    "God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."

    Let God amplify and elucidate the love in your marriage by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next WWME Weekend is October 21-22, 2017 in Contoocook, NH. For more information, call Stephen & Michelle O'Leary at 1-800-710-9963 or visit us at https://wwmema.org/.

Tuesday Oct 24, 2017

  • Bringing Christ Into Recovery

    Tuesday Oct 24, 2017 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    St. Theresa Parish
    63 Winter Street, N. Reading

    Fr. Joe White of the Archdiocesan Addiction Recovery Pastoral Support Services (AARPSS)

    A resource team will begin with interfaith evening prayer, presentation on education, prevention and treatment with care and compassion for addicted persons and support for families and loved ones affected by the disease of addiction.

    For more information please contact Frjoewhite@gmail.com or the parish office at 978.664.3412.

    AARPSS is Strengthening Individuals, Families and Communities, Joining the Voices of Recovery with hope and healing.

Wednesday Oct 25, 2017

  • Free Program on Managing Chronic Pain

    Wednesday Oct 25, 2017 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    Is living with chronic pain affecting your life? Chronic pain may cause sleep loss, increased stress and loss of motivation around everyday activities. Learn to manage pain and continue living a fulfilling life through this FREE six-session program.

    Starting on Wednesdays, September 20th to October 25th, 2017 from 1:00- 3:30 pm at Hallmark Health Medical Center (right off Rt.128), 30 Newcrossing Rd, Reading MA; Sponsored by Hallmark Health.

    Registration is required. SPACE IS LIMITED. Please call 781-338-7823 to register.

  • 6-Week Grief Support Group

    Wednesday Oct 25, 2017 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    If you have suffered the death of a loved one and feel you would benefit from prayerful reflection and conversation in a supportive Christian environment, please join our Grief Support Group which will meet here at Saint Patrick Parish for six Wednesday evenings beginning October 11 through November 15 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Together, we will explore the grieving process and consider the spiritual elements of grief and healing. As part of these peer support group meetings, participants are invited to share their experiences with other grieving people who offer understanding, acceptance, and support. For more information, or to register, please call Patrice at 781-438-0200.

    There is no charge for participating in this group, which is sponsored by The Barile Family Funeral Homes of Stoneham and Reading.

Friday Oct 27, 2017

  • Ultreya

    Friday Oct 27, 2017 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Saint Patrick’s Ultreya meets on the 4th Friday of the month at 7 pm in the Parish Pastoral Council Room. All are welcome!

Saturday Oct 28, 2017

  • Palliative Care, isn’t that Hospice?

    Saturday Oct 28, 2017 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM

    Palliative Care is often misunderstood. It is, at times, thought to be exclusively for dying patients or for people who are in hospice care at the end of their lives. But Palliative Care is a model of care that greatly benefits anyone, at any time, who is diagnosed with a serious illness.

    To learn more, please join us for a look at Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning on:

    Saturday, October 28 at 5:15 pm
    Our Lady of Providence Hall
    Refreshments will be provided.

    For planning purposes, please RSVP to Patrice Fitzpatrick at 781-438-0200.