First Communion

 

First Communion Day with Fr. Jim Hickey
First Communion Day with Fr. Jim Hickey
Banners made by the First Communicants
Banners made by the First Communicants

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION
Mrs. Elizabeth Davis is our Director of Religious Education (DRE).  She is responsible for Sacramental preparation for Baptism, First Penance, First Holy Communion and Confirmation, as well as the continuing faith education of all students in grades Pre K - 12. for information  please call her at 781-871-1244 or email the Office of Religious Education at [email protected]

BREADS AND WINE OFFERING
The Altar Breads and Wine for the week can be offered with your donation of $50.00. When the Altar Breads and Wine are memorialized, the weekly bulletin will read: 
"The Altar Breads and Wine which will become the Body and Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ at the Masses celebrated during the week will be offered in memory [or celebration - for a birthday, anniversary, wedding, get well, etc.] of:____________ and lovingly donated by:_____________." 
Please call the rectory (781) 878-0160 for more information or to reserve a week for your loved one or special occasion.

SAINT TERESA OF AVILA ON CHRIST’S REAL PRESENCE
Recently Father Jim O’Driscoll loaned me Teresa of Avila, An Extraordinary Life, by Shirley du Boulay, BlueBridge, 2004. I highly recommend it as a terrific read and spiritually informative. Here is some of Teresa’s wisdom on Jesus’ Real Presence.

Teresa speaks of herself in the third person: “The Lord had given this person such a lively faith that, when she heard people say they wished they had lived when Christ walked on this earth, she would smile to herself, for she knew that we have Him as truly with us in the Most Holy Sacrament as people had Him then, and wonder what more they could possibly want.” (125).

I encourage everyone to take time, frequently, to visit Our Lord enthroned in the Tabernacle of our Parish Church. He Himself asks if we would watch with Him: Matthew 26:40. We have Him truly with us! What more could we possibly want?