Women's Ministry

Adult Faith Formation

Do you wonder why you believe what you believe? Do you have trouble telling your children what your faith means to you? Do you doubt that Jesus has any relevance in your day to day life? If you've answered yes to any of these questions, then Alpha is for you. Come join us for food, a movie, and some great group discussions (talking is not required!). Alpha has been enjoyed by over 13 million people world-wide. Come and learn more about your faith in a relaxed, non-threatening environment.

Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality
All women are welcome! The Sodality is dedicated to the Blessed Mother in service to our parish and our community.  

Pastoral Care of the Sick, Homebound, or Elderly

Volunteer Eucharistic Ministers who bring the Eucharist to registered parishioners who are homebound. 

Fellowship Committee

Volunteers who coordinate social activities and gatherings of parishioners during the year.

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.

Eucharistic Ministers  Extraordinary Ministers of Communion who serve the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass and to the sick and homebound.

Greeters - Parish volunteers who warmly welcome parishioners as they enter the Church for Mass and assist people to their seat if necessary. They also take up the collection.

Held Friday evenings at 5:30PM during the Season of Lent. A light meal follows the stations in the church hall.

RCIA - Rite of Christian Initiation Preparation of adult candidates for Catholic sacraments.  Contact Kevin Fitzgerald at (978) 686 - 3311

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

Offertory Counters 

A group that counts the funds collected at Mass each week.

Food Baskets

Non perishable foods are collected at the entrance of the church.

Join together in song, under the talented direction of our music director. If you are interested in joining our music ministry, please contact Sharon Waning for more information.

Arimatheans

Men and women who assist at Funeral Masses to enhance the worship of our faith community.

Flowers and Grounds 

Volunteers who care for and beautify the grounds and church.

Baptism Preparation

Preparing parents for the formation of their child’s faith.

Rosaries for Haiti

Makes and collects lightly used or repairable rosary beads for the People of Haiti.  The rosary beads are sent to missionary priest Fr. Rick Frechette.  There is a collection basket at the front entrance of the church.  To learn about making rosary beads contact Cheryl Brouder at crbrouder@comcast.net or call 603-244-3043.

Lectors

ABOUT US

We are a collaborative of Roman Catholic parishes of the Archdiocese of Boston (Massachusetts). We are an urban, multi-ethnic, socially, culturally, and educationally diverse faith community.

Deeply committed to Jesus Christ, we endeavor to become a unified community of faith, worship, and service. We strive to be warm, welcoming and caring parishes in which the gifts and talents of all, young and old, are recognized and graciously used to nourish others.

PARISH OFFICES
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(978) 683 - 1193

 

254 Merrimack Street

Methuen, MA 01844

 

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