Welcome to St. Patrick's Parish  (Monson)

Home of the St. Peregrine and Miraculous Medal Novenas

And St. Christopher's Parish  (Brimfield)

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Bishop Rozanski has ordered all activities, including Masses, be suspended until further notice!  This applies to both parishes and includes CCD classes and all activities and meetings that use any of the parish buildings.

All pastoral and home visits to shut-ins have also been suspended.

Please continue to give your weekly offering by using the church envelopes and either mailing them to the parish rectory (both St. Patrick's and St. Christopher's) or dropping them off (St. Patrick's) so we can pay our bills.

Church Bulletins are on the front porch of St. Patrick's Rectory.  We encourage you to pick one up.

The Chalice of Salvation Mass is available on WWLP channel 22 at 10AM on Sunday mornings.

 

Office Hours

RECTORY OFFICE HOURS
St. Patrick
Monday ~ Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

St. Christopher
Monday~Thursday 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Mission

Though separate and distinct, we are Roman Catholic Communities that show our faith through love, forgiveness, healing, and compassion as taught by our Lord, Jesus Christ.  Our willingness to share time and talent is what makes us truly rich.  We strive to grow in our daily commitment to become better members of God's family.  Called and led by the Spirit, we seek to know and celebrate Jesus through Word, Sacrament, and Service.  It is our Mission and hope that we will be humble in our endeavors, and that our compassion will include all who are in need.  We welcome all who attend our Eucharistic celebrations, all visitors, all new friends and hope that you will favor one of our parishes with your prayer, your presence, your talents.

Important CCD News

There are so many uncertainties.  We are in uncharted territories and we ask for your patience as we head forward.

At this point it is too early to tell if Confirmation and First communion will need to be rescheduled.   We will do our best to give as much notice as possible.

Please work with your child in their CCD book to keep the learning of faith in the home.

Publications


  • Sun, Apr 5th

  • Sun, Mar 29th

Palms

Palm Sunday, April 5th

There will be no Mass on Palm Sunday.  Fr. Jack will bless the Palms which will be available Palm Sunday and continuing throughout Holy Week.  Palms will be left in a basket in front of the church from 10:00AM to 5:00PM for anyone who would like one.

 

Spiritual Communion Prayer

My Jesus, I believe that You are truly present in the Most Blessed Sacrament.  I love you above all things and I desire to possess You within my soul.  Since I am unable at this moment to receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart.  I embrace You as already there, and unite myself wholly to You.  Never permit me to be separated from You.  Amen.

 

 

 

St. Patrick (Green), St. Christopher (Orange) Events

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Staff

Mass Times

LORD’S DAY MASSES
4:00 PM Saturday ~ St. Patrick’s
6:00 PM Saturday ~ St. Christopher’s
8:30 AM Sunday ~ St. Patrick’s
10:30 AM Sunday ~ St. Christopher’s

WEEKDAY MASSES
Monday and Wednesday 9:00 AM at St. Christopher’s
Tuesday 8:00 AM and Friday 7:00 PM at St. Patrick’s

Holy Day Masses
As Announced

Meals for the Moment

  Let us help in your time of need.

As a parishioner of St. Christoper''s are you or someone in your immediate household faced with an illness, injury, unexpected crisis or other life changing event or challenge?  The Catholic Women's Club has a group of volunteers that are willing to make meals for you ( and your family that resides with you) during difficult times.  Whether it is due to an illness, birth of a new child, death of a loved one or surgery, call on us to help ease your burden.  We will deliver meals to your home for you and your family for a short time.  Anyone who would like to be added to our list to prepare a meal for someone in time of need please let us know.  Please contact CWC President Sheila Fortier, the rectory  (245-7274) or talk to a CWC member you know to request meals or to join the team.

5th Sunday of Lent

 

Food Bank

                                     

March is Peanut Butter, Jams and Jellies Month.  There is a constant need for cold cereal, peanut butter, jelly, fluff, tuna fish, and canned fruit.  These items are welcome anytime.  Thank you for your donations.

 

Check in with Folks

Please reach out to folks with cards or phone calls just to let them know that you are thinking of them at this difficult time.  If someone needs assistance please call the rectory.  We have people willing to help.  (267-3622)

Words of Inspiration

         

Pray for

 Pray For :

An end to the Covid 19 Pandemic and for all

who are in need of our prayers.

 

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Stations of the Cross

   What are Stations of the Cross? 

The Stations of the Cross are a 14-step Catholic devotion that commemorates Jesus Christ's last day on Earth as a man.  The 14 devotions, or stations focus on specific events of His last day, beginning with His condemnation.  The stations are commonly used as a mini pilgrimage as the individual moves from station to station.  At each station, the individual recalls and meditates on a specific event from Christ's last day.  Specific prayers are recited then the individual moves to the next station until all 14 are complete.~www.catholic.org~ Please join us on Fridays during Lent to Pray the Stations of the Cross~ 3:00PM at St. Christopher's and 6:15PM at St. Patrick's.