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GOD BLESS THE WORK OF FARMERS! PDF Print E-mail

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Fr. Bernard Holzer A.A.This time of trial and quarantine remind us of the primordial importance of the work of farmers or peasants: they feed us. They take care of the land and preserve our resources.

Saint Isidore the farmer, their patron, is so popular in the Philippines. He reminds us of the importance of working in the land while praying and helping the poor. In his home, there was always a pot of stew on the fireplace for the hungry.

He encourages us to become saints whatever is our condition in life - Saint Isidore was married to Maria Torribia, they had a boy. Glory to God for his example and for the work of the farmers!

“All of us can cooperate as instruments of God for the care of creation, each according to his or her own culture, experience, involvements and talents.” – Pope Francis, “Laudato Si”, no.14)

Prayer: Loving God, through the intercession of St. Isidore, the farmer, grant that we may overcome all feelings of pride and be generous. Bless all farmers and peasants, and bless their labors so that they may nourish and sustain your people and reap the rewards of work well done, here on earth and in heaven. Amen.

Our Assumptionist communities are praying for you.
Sincerely,
Fr. Bernard Holzer, A. A.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 May 2020 13:07
 
An Evening of Music and Reflection PDF Print E-mail

Please join us for an evening of music and reflection with Patrice Metcalf (our Music Director) and Br. Brian Verzella, AA on Saturday, May 16th at 7:00 PM, live-streamed at St. Anne Church. Please use this link for the live-stream event: St. Anne and St. Patrick Parish (Fiskdale MA)

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WEDNESDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK OF EASTER PDF Print E-mail

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You are also invited to participate in the Daily Mass online at worcesterdiocese.org

 The following can be prayed alone or with family members in your household.

 In the name of the Father,
and of the Son (+),
and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

PENITENTIAL ACT
Brothers and sisters,
let us acknowledge our sins.

A brief pause for silence follows. Then all recite together the formula of general confession:

 I confess to almighty God
and to you, my brothers and sisters,
that I have greatly sinned,
in my thoughts and in my words,
in what I have done and in what I have failed to do,
through my fault, through my fault,
through my most grievous fault;
therefore I ask blessed Mary ever-Virgin,
all the Angels and Saints,
and you, my brothers and sisters,
to pray for me to the Lord our God.

OPENING PRAYER
Let us pray.

O God, restorer and lover of innocence,
direct the hearts of your servants towards yourself,
that those you have set free from the darkness of unbelief may never stray from the light of your truth.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

READINGS  (click for readings of the day)

PRAYER OF THE FAITHFUL
That bishops and priests may be filled with the Holy Spirit when they meet in councils to deliberate and collaborate the spread the Gospel.
We pray to the Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.

For leaders of government, that they might recognize our common humanity work for the common good.
We pray to the Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.

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TUESDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK OF EASTER PDF Print E-mail

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You are also invited to participate in the Daily Mass online at worcesterdiocese.org

 The following can be prayed alone or with family members in your household.

 In the name of the Father,
and of the Son (+),
and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

PENITENTIAL ACT
Brothers and sisters,
let us acknowledge our sins.

A brief pause for silence follows. Then all recite together the formula of general confession:

 I confess to almighty God
and to you, my brothers and sisters,
that I have greatly sinned,
in my thoughts and in my words,
in what I have done and in what I have failed to do,
through my fault, through my fault,
through my most grievous fault;
therefore I ask blessed Mary ever-Virgin,
all the Angels and Saints,
and you, my brothers and sisters,
to pray for me to the Lord our God.

OPENING PRAYER
Let us pray.

O God, who restore us to eternal life
in the Resurrection of Christ,
grant your people constancy in faith and hope,
that we may never doubt the promises
of which we have learned from you.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

READINGS  (click for readings of the day)

PRAYER OF THE FAITHFUL
That the leaders of the Church might continue in the footsteps of Paul and Barnabas, strengthening the disciples and urging them to perseverance.
We pray to the Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.

For the Elect and all those yearning for the Easter sacraments, that they may be strengthened by the care of the community.
We pray to the Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.

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IN MEMORIAM - FR. OLIVER BLANCHETTE A.A. PDF Print E-mail

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"In green pastures he makes me lie down; to still waters he leads me, goodness and mercy will pursue me all the days of my life; I will dwell in the house of the Lord for endless days." -Psalm 23

Let us pray for the eternal rest of Fr. Oliver Blanchette, A.A. who passed from this life early this morning, may he enter into the peace of the Risen Lord, to whom he gave his life.

After meeting Fr. Oliver in 2016, our Superior General wrote: "it is clear to me that you have not lost the fire and love of God that have characterized your many years of ministry...you have constantly responded to the call for renewal in your life and have always sought new ways to minister to the People of God." We thank God for the gift of knowing and learning from such an inspiring man.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 May 2020 08:34
 
MONDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK OF EASTER PDF Print E-mail

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You are also invited to participate in the Daily Mass online at worcesterdiocese.org

 The following can be prayed alone or with family members in your household.

 In the name of the Father,
and of the Son (+),
and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

PENITENTIAL ACT
Brothers and sisters,
let us acknowledge our sins.

A brief pause for silence follows. Then all recite together the formula of general confession:

 I confess to almighty God
and to you, my brothers and sisters,
that I have greatly sinned,
in my thoughts and in my words,
in what I have done and in what I have failed to do,
through my fault, through my fault,
through my most grievous fault;
therefore I ask blessed Mary ever-Virgin,
all the Angels and Saints,
and you, my brothers and sisters,
to pray for me to the Lord our God.

OPENING PRAYER
Let us pray.

May your right hand, O Lord, we pray,
encompass your family with perpetual help,
so that, defended from all wickedness
by the Resurrection of your Only Begotten Son,
we may make our way by means of your heavenly gifts. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

READINGS  (click for readings of the day)

PRAYER OF THE FAITHFUL
That bishops and all who preach the Good News not become discouraged when their words are misinterpreted.
We pray to the Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.

That even during this trial, signs of spring might gladden our hearts and fill us with gratitude toward the Creator.
We pray to the Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.

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VIDEO-FR. ALEX CASTRO, A.A., PASTOR OF ST. ANNE'S & ST. PATRICK'S PARISH, STURBRIDGE, MA - HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY PDF Print E-mail

To all our mothers, both living and deceased, to those who acted as our mothers, and to those who loved us with a mother's love to day we remember you with heartfelt gratitude! Your care, your concern, and your sacrifices are an extension of God's love for us! "That smile on your face, the truth in your eyes, the touch of your hand... you say it best when you say nothing at all". Happy Mother's Day!

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Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2020 11:29
 
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER PDF Print E-mail

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You are also invited to participate in the Sunday Mass online at worcesterdiocese.org

 The following can be prayed alone or with family members in your household.

 In the name of the Father,
and of the Son (+),
and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

PENITENTIAL ACT
Brothers and sisters,
let us acknowledge our sins.

A brief pause for silence follows. Then all recite together the formula of general confession:

 I confess to almighty God
and to you, my brothers and sisters,
that I have greatly sinned,
in my thoughts and in my words,
in what I have done and in what I have failed to do,
through my fault, through my fault,
through my most grievous fault;
therefore I ask blessed Mary ever-Virgin,
all the Angels and Saints,
and you, my brothers and sisters,
to pray for me to the Lord our God.

OPENING PRAYER
Let us pray.

Almighty ever-living God,
constantly accomplish the Paschal Mystery within us,
that those you were pleased to make new in Holy Baptism may, under your protective care, bear much fruit
and come to the joys of life eternal.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God,
for ever and ever. Amen.

READINGS  (click for readings of the day)

PRAYER OF THE FAITHFUL
On the firm foundation of Christ, the cornerstone, may we be living stones to build the Church and offer songs of praise and thanksgiving to the living God.
We pray to the Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.

That the Lord might inspire leaders of nations and all in government service to make plans and decisions that will foster the common good.
We pray to the Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.

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5th Sunday of Easter PDF Print E-mail

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Easter Blessings!

Our Mass for the 5th Sunday of Easter on May 10 is at 10:00 AM at St. Anne Church live streamed on the St. Anne and St. Patrick Parish Facebook page. Follow this link for the live stream: St. Anne and St. Patrick Parish (Fiskdale MA).

 
SATURDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF EASTER PDF Print E-mail

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You are also invited to participate tomorrow in the Sunday Mass online at worcesterdiocese.org

 The following can be prayed alone or with family members in your household.

 In the name of the Father,
and of the Son (+),
and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

PENITENTIAL ACT
Brothers and sisters,
let us acknowledge our sins.

A brief pause for silence follows. Then all recite together the formula of general confession:

 I confess to almighty God
and to you, my brothers and sisters,
that I have greatly sinned,
in my thoughts and in my words,
in what I have done and in what I have failed to do,
through my fault, through my fault,
through my most grievous fault;
therefore I ask blessed Mary ever-Virgin,
all the Angels and Saints,
and you, my brothers and sisters,
to pray for me to the Lord our God.

OPENING PRAYER
O God, who in the celebration of Easter
graciously give to the world
the healing of heavenly remedies,
show benevolence to your Church,
that our present observance
may benefit us for eternal life.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

READINGS  (click for readings of the day)

PRAYER OF THE FAITHFUL
That the leaders of the Church might continue to be light and instruments of salvation for all.
We pray to the Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.

That the Lord might open the minds and hearts of all who have been tasked with making decisions in this time of pandemic, that their collaboration might lead to the common good.
We pray to the Lord.
Lord, hear our prayer.

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