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Pastor's Notes

Pastor's Notes

Happy Easter 2022!

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

     Christ is risen! He is truly risen! Alleluia! The Easter message of joy echoes through the whole world proclaiming Christ’s ultimate victory of light over darkness, grace over sin, and life over death. It is the message upon which we build our lives and to ... Read More »

Christmas 2021

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

Merry Christmas! On behalf of our Priests, Deacons and Staff, I sincerely hope that the remembrance of Christ’s birth brings you much peace and hope. As we celebrate Christmas, I would like to thank you for your presence and prayers with our parish family of Saint Patrick. ... Read More »

Online Offertory Appeal

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

It has been almost 13 years since the Lord called me to serve Him at Saint Patrick Parish, and I am grateful for His call. I am privileged to witness your faith, goodness and generosity as together we strive to grow in holiness and affirm God’s love ... Read More »

Mask Mandate from the Archdiocese

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

The archdiocese of Boston has come out with a new mandate in light of the spiking numbers of COVID cases and the likely increase in those numbers in the upcoming holiday season. Beginning the weekend of December 18/19 until January 17, 2022 Cardinal Seán is mandating that ... Read More »

Silver Jubilee to the Priesthood

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Recognition of Rev. Mario J. Orrigo’sSilver Jubilee to the Priesthood

Parish Priest, Pastor, St Patrick Parish,

25 years ago on December 8th, I was ordained by myself at Holy Family Parish in Dorchester, MA.I was honored to have the residents of Pine Street Inn as my invited guests to ... Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Happy Thanksgiving!

Dear Church,

Giving thanks and being appreciative of the blessings in our lives from God is a good frame of mind and a good thing to do, as we approach the Thanksgiving holiday. And so, I want to thank you, our parishioners, for your constant faith and ... Read More »

Saint Patrick Parish Grand Annual Appeal 2021-2022

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Saint Patrick Parish Grand Annual Appeal 2021-2022

Dear Church,

I am sure we can all agree that this year has been another challenging year. However, with your generous support we have weathered the storm, and as we initiate the Grand Annual Appeal for 2021, Saint Patrick Parish continues to ... Read More »

New Recommendations regarding mask use

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

With Covid-19 case counts rising in Massachusetts amid the spread of the delta variant, we would like to recommend to all parishioners, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, to wear masks while at Mass. Also, due to the new Archdiocese protocols there will be designated areas in the Church ... Read More »

Our Online Giving Program

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

I sincerely hope and pray that you and your families are healthy, doing well, and will be able to relax as we approach the summer months. As always I want to thank you for all that you do for Saint Patrick Parish every day.

As you are ... Read More »

Repairs completed and repairs to come...

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church

As we continue to schedule the much-needed repairs to our parish facilities, I want to continue to assure you expenses are being carefully managed. When you think about it, together, we have accomplished amazing goals; slashed the parish budget by over 200,000 dollars, paid off the crushing ... Read More »