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Pastor's Notes

Pastor's Notes

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 »

Thank You Father Frank

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

Heraclitus once said: “No one ever steps in the same river twice, for its not the same river and he is not the same man.” What he meant was everything is constantly changing. Life is always changing and everything, whether good or bad, will eventually come to ... 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 »

All Masses Cancelled March 31 Thru April 10

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

The situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is constantly unfolding in our country, our community and here in our Parish. Even though we vigorously disinfect all common areas of the parish, a growing number of parish staff and clergy have tested positive for the coronavirus. I have ... Read More »

Happy Easter

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

In the brightness of this Easter day, we gather to celebrate not only the resurrection, but the great lengths to which our God is willing to go in order that we might be redeemed. Our God was willing to go to the cross for us. You see, ... Read More »

Palm Sunday 2021

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 extoling Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem at ... Read More »

This is Our Church

Posted by Fr. Mario Orrigo

Dear Church,

Each year at this time, we launch our Catholic Appeal and you have the opportunity to hear all the ways in which the Archdiocese’s Central Ministries assist our parishes, schools and the greater community to carry out their mission. You may have seen the Catholic Appeal video ... Read More »