Ministries

For more information on any of these ministries please call either rectory:               St Margaret 781-272-3111 or St Malachy 781-272-5111 unless otherwise directed.

 

Rosary

The recitation of the Mysteries of the Rosary takes place on weekdays immediately following 9:00 am Mass.  You are invited to join us in this community prayer for an increase in the respect for the sanctity of human life from conception to natural death.

Eucharistic Adoration

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is conducted on the Second Thursday of each month in St Malachy's chapel from 2:00pm - 8:00pm.   You are most welcome to come at your convenience.  Mother Theresa of Calcutta once said "What we need to convert America and save the world is to come before Jesus in the Blessed sacrament in Holy Hours of Prayer."

Stations of the Cross

During the Season of Lent, the Stations of the Cross are conducted on Friday afternoons at 3:30 pm.

Bible Study / Prayer Group

Membership in the Bible Study/Prayer Group is always open.  For details, contact Deacon Dick Bilotta at 781-273-1248.

Eucharistic Ministers
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion provide assistance with serving the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass.  Many also assist in bringing Holy Communion to the sick and homebound.  

Lectors

Reader proclaims the Word of God (Scriptures) at Mass and at other liturgical services.

Ushers

Volunteers who assist people to their seat if necessary. They also take up the collection.

Outreach to the Homebound

Some Eucharistic Ministers volunteer to bring the Sacrament of the Eucharist to those parishioners who are ill and/or homebound.

 

 

 

 

 

Music

St Margaret
The Choir generally sings at the 4:30pm Mass on Saturday afternoon from September to June, as well at special liturgical services throughout the year.  Choir rehearsals are conducted on Saturday afternoons at 3:15pm in the choir loft of the church.  The choir welcomes new members throughout the year.  For information on becoming a member of the choir, contact for St Margaret's Church Music Director Bill Donohue at 508-451-8083.

St Malachy

St. Malachy Parish offers a wide array of musical traditions at its Masses. The Second Vatican Council asked for the “full and active participation”[1] of the congregation, and the music is selected with this in mind.
4:00pm Vigil Mass: The music at this Mass features piano, organ, classical guitar, and vocal harmonies. The liturgical music is selected mainly from the modern American repertoire.
10:30am Mass: The music at this Mass features piano, guitar,  bass, flute, violin, and a small choir. The music selections are taken from a wide variety of traditions but feature predominantly contemporary Christian songs.
Children’s Choir: St. Veronica Parish will once again feature a Children’s choir on select days throughout the school year. Please email dmainardi@stveronicaparish.org if you are interesting in having your child sing.
If you are interested in being a cantor, singing in the choir, or playing an instrument in the band, please contact Danny Mainardi at dmainardi@stveronicaparish.org

 

 

 

Finance Council

Advises the Pastor on financial matters of the parish and school. Responsible for monitoring all income and expenses, and approving the annual budgets.

Parish Pastoral Council

The PPC is involved in most activities and programs effecting the liturgical and spiritual life of St. Malachy Parish and St. Margaret's Parish.

Liturgical Linen Service

Responsible for the preparation and care of the altar linens. This includes the washing and ironing of purificators, corporals, and altar linens.

Sacristan

Duties include preparing the altar for Mass and cleaning the altar following Mass.

Protecting God’s Children

All clergy, office staff, and parish volunteers are required to attend and complete a Virtus—Protecting God’s Children training session, a program sponsored by the Boston Archdiocese that provides an awareness of persons and situations that could pose a risk to children. The State of Massachusetts also requires parish personnel and volunteers to submit a yearly CORI form.


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