Blessing of the Animals

Sunday, September 29th at 3 pm In the Grotto at front of the Church St. Francis was born in the 12th century, lived in Italy and founded the men’s Order of Friars Minor, the women’s Order of St. Clare, and the Third Order of Saint Francis for men and women not able to live the lives of itinerant preachers. Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history. While St. Francis is remembered for his generosity to the poor and his willingness to minister to the lepers, the thing he is most well known for is his love … Continue reading

Friends of the Poor Walk – September 28th, 2019

NATIONAL FRIENDS OF THE POOR® WALK Saturday, September 28th @ 9:00 am – 10:00, Saint Patrick Parish Help support the Society of St. Vincent de Paul at Saint Patrick Parish! Join us for a one-mile walk up and down Main Street in Stoneham to support the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. The cost to register as a walker is $10 and all proceeds will go directly to the St. Vincent de Paul Society at Saint Patrick Parish.   The St. Vincent de Paul Society provides food and other emergency assistance to local residents. The people they help are your neighbors … Continue reading

Who Cares About the Saints?

James Martin, S.J. author of “My Life with the Saints,” introduces you to his favorite saints in a new DVD “Who Cares about the Saints?” released by Loyola Productions.  Fr. Martin’s lively commentary along with dramatic photos and artwork brings to life the lives of  Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton, Joan of Arc, Francis of Assisi, Mother Teresa, Ignatius Loyola, Bernadette Soubirous, Pope John XXIII, Therese of Liseux, Joseph, Peter, and Mary, Mother of Jesus. Enjoy an extended preview of the DVD below: … Continue reading