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71 Central St. Stoneham, MA 02180

Welcome

Welcome to Saint Patrick Parish
71 Central Street, Stoneham, MA 02180
Phone: 781-438-0960 Fax: 781-435-0075

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St. Patrick Parish

St Patrick Parish welcomes all new parishioners. We are happy to have you worship with us. Please stop after Mass and introduce yourself to our staff. If you would like to register with our Parish, please complete the registration form, mail it to the Parish Office or drop it in the collection basket.

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“The days are coming, says the Lord, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and Judah.”
— Jeremiah 33:14

For everyone’s safety, if you have been in contact with a person who has tested positive for Covid-19 or is in the process of being tested, you cannot attend Mass for the mandatory fourteen-day quarantine period.

    Who We Are     

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 Sunday Reflection
11/21/21 — Recognizing the King

    Our Ministries    

Mass Times

WEEKEND MASSES

Saturday Vigil ~ 4pm
Sunday ~ 8am, 10am, Noon, 6pm

WEEKDAY MASSES

Monday through Saturday - Noon

HOLY DAY MASSES

Vigil ~ 7pm
Holy Day ~ Noon

CONFESSIONS

Saturdays ~ 3pm - 3:45 pm
in Our Lady of Providence Hall

Parish Office Closed for Thanksgiving

TurkeyThe Parish Office will be closing at 12:00 on Wednesday, November 24th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Wishing all our parishioners and their families a blessed Thanksgiving Day!

Synod Opening Mass

Important NoticeCardinal Seán O'Malley will  celebrate a special Mass on November 27, 2021 at 4:30pm at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. More information is available on the Synod Opening Mass page.

November 28 ~ First Sunday of Advent

The readings for this first Sunday of Advent stress the importance of having a strong and committed relationship with Jesus Christ. When stress and tensions arise, or you feel weighed down or discouragement sets in, today’s readings are good reminders to remain hopeful. They tell us again that we have all we need in Christ Jesus – we need to rely on him and follow him faithfully. Pray for the grace to recognize the little signs of hope that God places before you.

Silver Jubilee to the Priesthood

Silver JubileeOn December 5th at the 12:00 pm Mass, Father Mario will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving on the occasion of his Silver Jubilee to the Priesthood. Please read his message in his Pastor’s Notes.

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

December 8th,
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Christmas Mass Schedule

Christmas Mass Schedule
December 24, 2021 ~ Christmas Eve
4:00pm ~ Upper Church
4:00pm ~ Lower Church
4:00 pm ~ Our Lady of Providence Hall
8:00pm Upper Church
December 25, 2021 ~ Christmas Day
8:00am ~ Upper Church
10:00am ~ Upper Church
12 Noon ~ Upper Church

Grand Annual Appeal

We thank all those who have already donated to the Grand Annual Appeal. The Grand Annual appeal helps us to supplement the Sunday Offertory, but more importantly it enables us to make necessary improvements to our Church. Please consider making your tax deductible donation today!

CORI Forms are now due

If you serve the parish as a volunteer in any capacity, the Archdiocese of Boston requires that you complete a CORI form each year. CORI forms are now due. Please call Parish Office weekdays between 10:00 – 12:00 and 12:30 – 4:00 to arrange a time to complete a form. Thank you!

Invitation to Lay Ministry

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Do you feel that you are being called by God to assist in his church in some ministry? There are opportunities to be a lay minister at Saint Patrick Parish. See our
Lay Minister Information and Registration page
to read about the available ministries and to register to help.

December Schedules are now live

New!New!You can view them via the Ministry Scheduler Pro Web Terminal or using links from our Liturgical Ministries page.

 

Updated Minister Handbooks are available

New Handbooks are available for Eucharistic Ministers,
Lectors, and Ushers.

Links for the Eucharistic Minister and Lector Handbooks are available on the Liturgical Ministries page, while the link for the Usher Handbook is available on the Additional Ministries page.

Reminder

Just a reminder: The parish doors are locked between 2:15 & 3:15 pm daily when school is in session. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Saint Patrick Parish Grand Annual Appeal 2021-2022

Please read this week's blog post from Father Mario regarding the Saint Patrick Parish Grand Annual Appeal 2021-2022. Thank you.

Altar Flower Memorial

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Please call the parish office @
781-438-0960 if you are interested in donating flowers for a particular weekend.

Sanctuary Lamp and Bread and Wine Donations

Bread and Wine

If you would like to sponsor the Sanctuary Lamp ($25) and or the Bread and Wine ($25) in honor of a loved one, please contact the office at 781-438-0960. The name of your loved one will be published in the bulletin.

Lectio Divina

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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is pleased to share a downloadable Lectio Divina for the Solemnity of Christ the King.
Others can be downloaded from our Lectio Divina page.

Wellsprings of Faith

Did You Know?Fr. Jurgen Liias hosts a weekly talk show called Wellsprings of Faith. It is aired on Melrose Cable TV but can also be accessed through YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/user/MelroseMATV

Scam Alert Warning

Important NoticeImportant NoticeFr. Mario's name is being used in a scam to try and extract gift cards from parishioners. We have had a few calls today with parishioners having received a text purportedly from Fr. Mario asking them to purchase $300 gift cards and to scratch of the security number and forward a picture of the gift card and security number.

DO NOT to respond to the text. It is not from Fr. Mario and is an effort to scam them. Fr. Mario would never ask parishioners to forward a picture of a gift card to him. These did not come from Fr. Mario, please do not respond to these requests.

Any requests will be sent via the bulletin, the web site, or announced at Mass.

If you wish to donate securely, please use the Donate button at the top of this page.

Holy Hour

Praying HandsSt. Patrick Prayer Community invites you to join them for Holy Hour held every Monday from 3:00 - 4:00 pm (except Holidays.)

Blessed Sacrament

Please Note!!Please Note!!Update: Beginning in September, the Most Holy Eucharist will only continue in the Upper Church from 11:00 am - noon daily and from 12:45 pm - 4:00 pm on Mondays and Fridays.

Sunday Mass Videos

SUNDAY MORNINGS AT 9:00 AM

Celebrate Sunday Mass on the Stoneham Public-TV channel (Comcast 9, RCN 3, Verizon 34) four times a week:

Sun: 9:00 am ~ Mon: 5:00 pm ~ Tue: 9:00 am ~ Wed: 2:00 pm
(Note: the televised Mass will be for the previous weekend)

Mass will be taped each weekend and available for viewing the following Wednesday. You can also stream the Mass using the Stoneham TV's On-Demand player at https://www.stonehamtv.org/ondemand (click Videos) or conveniently from the St. Patrick's Parish Playlist. As new masses become available, they will be listed from newest to oldest.

November 21st - Solemnity of Christ the King (Taped November 21st @ Noon)

All Masses are also available on our Sunday Mass Videos page

Daily Masses are also available on Catholic-TV

The Annual Mass of Remembrance took place on November 2nd at 7pm.
The video is available for viewing here.

The Divine Mercy Sunday Retreat and the 6pm Divine Mercy Sunday Masses were
live-streamed on April 11th.
The recordings are available on the Divine Mercy Sunday Retreat page.

Prayer to Our Lady Of Guadalupe - Intercessor Of The Unborn

“Jesus, Mary and Joseph, I love you very much.
I beg you to spare the life of the unborn baby that I have
spiritually adopted who is in danger of abortion.”

“The greatest destroyer of peace in the world
today is abortion, because it is a direct war, a
direct killing.”
Mother Teresa with baby
Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Prayer for the Protection of the Unborn

Give us the grace... When the sacredness of life before birth is attacked, to stand up and proclaim that no one ever has the authority to destroy unborn life.

~ John Paul II

Every Life: Cherished, Chosen, Sent.

“All that is required for evil to triumph is for good people to do nothing.”
— Edmund Burke

Reminders

Please pray for the sick and all those who have asked us to pray for them this week.
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Mass Cards are available through the parish office during this time. Please call the parish office to make arrangements, we will prepare it and leave it for you to pick up at the mailbox located at the side door in the small parking lot.
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Thank you to all our wonderful parishioners who have signed up for online giving and those who have been mailing in your offertory, we are so grateful for your continued support during these challenging times!
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You can help Saint Patrick by donating to the Grand Annual
online by using the Donate button below:

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Mass Times

WEEKEND MASSES
Saturday Vigil
   4:00 pm
Sunday
   8:00 am
  10:00 am (Family Mass)
  12:00 noon
   6:00 pm

WEEKDAY MASSES
Monday through Saturday
  12:00 noon ~ Lower Church

HOLY DAY MASSES
Vigil
   7:00 pm
Holy Day
  12:00 noon

CONFESSIONS
Saturdays ~ Our Lady of Providence Hall
   3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Mondays and Fridays
  12:45 pm - 4:00 pm
  (except on Holidays)

CHRISTMASS MASS SCHEDULE
Fri 12/24 ~ Christmas Eve:
   4:00 pm ~ Upper Church, Lower Church, Our Lady of Providence Hall
   8:00 pm ~ Upper Church
Sat 12/25 ~ Christmas Day
   8:00 am ~ Upper Church
  10:00 am ~ Upper Church
  12:00 noon ~ Upper Church

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Office Hours

PARISH OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Friday
  10:00 am - 12:00 noon
  12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Closed Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays.

*** The Parish Office will be closing at Noon on Wednesday, November 24th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Wishing all our parishioners and their families a blessed Thanksgiving Day! ***

Staff

Rev. Mario J. Orrigo ~ Pastor
Rev. Joseph Keville ~ Associate Pastor
Most Rev. Peter J. Uglietto ~ In Residence
Rev. Jurgen Liias ~ Senior Priest
Frank Dello Russo ~ Deacon
Charles G. Hanafin ~ Deacon
Anthony J. Foti ~ Deacon
John R. Turner ~ Senior Deacon

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UNABLE TO ATTEND SUNDAY MASS IN PERSON?

Stoneham TV LogoEvery weekend Mass is recorded and then broadcast on Stoneham TV during the following week. Below are the times that Mass is aired on the Public Channel.


Public Access Channels:
Comcast Ch. 9, RCN Ch. 3, Verizon Ch. 34

Wednesday at 2:00 pm, Sunday at 9:00 am,
Monday at 5:00 pm, Tuesday at 9:00 am.

Each new cycle begins on Wednesday so the past Sunday's Mass will air for the first time on Wednesday.

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St. Patrick's Parish has an app! Get information quickly on your smartphone with the WeConnect Parish App, available on iTunes and Google Play! Choose St. Patrick Parish when you start the app for the first time, and have access to our information in the palm of your hand!

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