March 13-15 – Collaborative Mission at St. John’s

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From Monday March 13th to Wednesday March 15, there will be a Parish Mission for our Collaborative Parishes at St. John the Evangelist Church. The mission retreat director will be Fr. Michael Warren, OMV. His mission is entitled, “Living the Priesthood of Jesus Christ.”
The first night, Monday March 13th begins at 7pm and will be called “The Human Heart as the Holy of Holies.”
The second night, Tuesday March 14th begins at 7pm and is called “Peter Learns Mercy” which will also include the possibility of Confession. Multiple priests from outside Beverly will be assisting in the Sacrament.
The third night, Wednesday March 15th begins at 7pm and will be a Teaching Mass celebrated and preached by Fr. Warren.

Collaborative Lenten Parish Mission – March 13-15

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From Monday March 13th to Wednesday March 15, there will be a Parish Mission for our Collaborative Parishes at St. John the Evangelist Church. The mission retreat director will be Fr. Michael Warren, OMV. His mission is entitled, “Living the Priesthood of Jesus Christ.”
The first night, Monday March 13th begins at 7pm and will be called “The Human Heart as the Holy of Holies.”
The second night, Tuesday March 14th begins at 7pm and is called “Peter Learns Mercy” which will also include the possibility of Confession. Multiple priests from outside Beverly will be assisting in the Sacrament.
The third night, Wednesday March 15th begins at 7pm and will be a Teaching Mass celebrated and preached by Fr. Warren.

RCIA

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RCIA is the program by which adults who are unbaptized, or baptized in another Christian faith, become Catholic. In Beverly it’s also the program by which baptized Catholics, who have not received Confirmation and/or First Holy Communion, prepare and receive these Sacraments.

Meetings are held most Tuesday Evenings from 7-8pm at St. Mary Star of the Sea Convent.

For more information contact David Bearse, evangelization@beverlycatholic.com.

Bible Studies this Winter

Tuesdays 9:00-11am  – Tuesday Morning Women’s Bible Study. Book of Psalms. Facilitator: Lovelace Howard. $24 Donation is requested for Bible Study materials. Location: St. Mary Star of the Sea Convent, 15 Chapman St. To sign up please contact Lovelace Howard lovelaceoh@gmail.com.

 

Wednesday Evening 7-8:30pm  – Bible Study (Men and Women) – The Acts of the Apostles with Jeff Cavins. Facilitators: Mike and Amy Donovan, Cynthia and Tom Gernetzke. $29 Donation is requested for Bible Study materials. Location: St. Mary Star of the Sea Convent, 15 Chapman St. To sign up please contact tomandthia@gmail.com.

 

Youth Ministry This Week

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Happy New Year!!

Now that everyone’s back to school and work from family celebrations of Christmas and New Year’s, Fr. Karlo and I are very excited to have Youth Ministry this week!

New kids are always welcome in both Middle School and High School Youth Ministry! To register your child for youth ministry please go to our website to register.

Upcoming Middle School Youth Ministry
We’ll have a youth night on Thursday January 26th from 6:30-8:00pm in Julie Hall at St. Mary’s Convent (15 Chapman St., enter through back door). Food will be provided. Please let me know if your child will be able to make it.

High School Youth Ministry
Our High School youth night will be on Sunday January 29th from 6:30-8:00pm in Julie Hall at St. Mary’s Convent (15 Chapman St., enter through back door). Food will be provided. Please let me know if your child will be able to make it

Any questions please contact David Bearse, evangelization@beverlycatholic.com.

Holy Hour for Life – St. John the Evangelist – Sunday January 29th at 7pm

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A Holy Hour for Life will be held in the Beverly Collaborative.  It will take place 7:00 PM, January 29, 2017, at St. John the Evangelist Church.  Led by Deacon Jonathan Jones, we will pray together for those wounded by abortion, for respect for the dignity of human life from conception to natural death, and that those who govern us may be guided by justice, truth, and a love for the gift of life.  For any questions, please contact Deacon Jonathan, deaconjonathan@beverlycatholic.com.

New Year’s Mass Schedule – Normal Mass Schedule

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This year our Mass Schedule for the Feast of Mary, Mother of God is our normal Sunday schedule. Our Confession schedule is also our normal Confession Schedule.

Saturday December 31, 2016

Confessions:

2:30pm-3:15pm at St. Mary Star of the Sea (Lower Church)
3:15pm-3:45pm at St. John the Evangelist
5:00pm-5:20pm at St. Margaret

Masses:

4:00pm at St. John the Evangelist
4:00pm at St. Mary Star of the Sea
5:30pm at St. Margaret

Please Note: Special Sing in the New Year Concert at St. Mary’s at 5pm (following 4pm Mass)

Sunday January 1, 2017

7:00am at St. Mary Star of the Sea
8:15am at St. John the Evangelist
9:30am at St. Margaret
10:45am at St. Mary Star of the Sea
Noon at St. John the Evangelist
5:00pm at St. Mary Star of the Sea

Sing in the New Year III

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Sing in the New Year 3! A Concert and Sing-a long 5 P.M. December 31, 2016 at St. Mary Star of the Sea.

Our Stella Series continues with this terrific event encompassing varied musical styles.
Our audience also has opportunities to participate singing in the musical enjoyment.
Breath and sing your heart out. Enjoy a delightfully innovative way to embark on your New Years Eve Celebration.
Patrick Valentino is our Pianist and Bonnie Rynkowski directs the Choir with members from our Collaborative Churches and our community.
Following the Concert, you are all invited to our cider and cookie reception in the lower Church. There might even be some cheese!
Hope to see you all there!

For more information please contact Patrick at stmarymusic@beverlycatholic.com