“Black Friday” vs. “Good Friday”

Why is it called “Black Friday?” That designation for the day after Thanksgiving has always baffled me. It sounds like a day of sorrow and mourning, when in fact the greatest sorrow of “Black Friday” is the inability to find a parking space at the shopping malls!

Many people over the years have asked me Continue reading

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Thanks to All for a Successful Fair!

Please support the companies that have helped us this year. Without their assistance the Fair would not be possible.

Abdul’s Auto Academy
Achin’ Garage
Luciano’s Restaurant
Answer Is Fitness
Lorusso Corporation
B & L Cleaner’s Inc.
McDonald’s
Big Red Pizza Continue reading

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URGENT APPEAL FOR AN ADORER

A first Saturday adorer is no longer able to keep her commitment for the 1-2 pm. Please take the time to search your heart to see if you could be an adorer who gives one hour a month to sit in the company of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. Don’t be concerned about the need to make the commitment 100% of the time. God and fellow adorers will do the rest to fill in when necessary.

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St. Martha/St. Mary Christmas Pageant – Update

St. Martha/St. Mary Christmas Pageant: The Christmas Pageant is on Wednesday, December 24th at the 4:00 PM Christmas Eve Mass at St. Martha’s Parish. Students from both parishes are invited Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS GIVING TREE

The St. Martha Conference of The St. Vincent de Paul Society is sponsoring a Christmas Giving Tree to benefit both the Sisters of Jesus & Mary and needy families in our community. In December, baskets  filled with wish list requests Continue reading

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23rd Annual Gratitude Mass

Friday, November 29th at 7:00pm
My Brother’s Keeper
Come kick off the My Brother’s Keeper Christmas program in prayer at their annual Gratitude Mass, always the Friday night after Thanksgiving. A reception immediately follows the service. All
are welcome! Each family attending the Mass is invited to bring one Christmas gift for a child in need. All kids present will be invited to help bring these gifts to the altar during the liturgy. As in past years, overflow parking will be available at Holy Cross Family Ministries 518 Washington St, North Easton, MA 02356 with shuttle service generously donated by Sean and Karen O’Sullivan
of A Limo 4 U in Braintree.

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Grand Annual Collection – St. Martha & St. Mary Parish

Grand Annual Collection
“Commitment Weekend”
Saturday and Sunday,
November 22nd and 23rd
Our Parish Community is a reflection
of each of its members.
Our generosity determines what this
Community can do for others.
A small sacrifice makes a big difference.

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Upcoming Cursillo Weekends

Cursillo (pronounced kur-see-yo) is a Spanish word meaning a short course It’s not a theoretical course, nor is it a retreat. It is first and foremost Continue reading

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Religious Ed – Parents Note

Parents please note: Tuesday, November 25th and Tuesday, December 2nd, students in grades 4-6 will be participating in the “Keeping Children Safe” program. This program begins promptly at 3:15. Parents are cordially invited to attend. We want to make sure that our children are ALWAYS kept safe. Those students who are NOT participating will remain in a classroom with a teacher. This is a regularly scheduled Religious Education day therefore: students NOT participating are still required to attend class. Dismissal time remains the same at 4:15.

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