Wednesday, July 14th 2021
My greatest happiness is to be before the Blessed Sacrament, where my heart is, as it were, in Its center. - St. Margaret Mary Alacoque
JULY 14, 2021
"You must speak to Jesus, not only with your lips, but also with your heart; actually, on certain occasions, you should speak with only your heart."
— St. Padre Pio
Thank you so much to all our food pantry volunteers!
Have a great day!!!!
Daily Mass is celebrated Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:00 a.m.
The rosary is recited at 8:40 a.m.
The Word Among Us for July/August is in the Church
Religious Education Registration will be from July 31st-September 12th
The cost is $20 for first student $30 a family
We are in need of Religious Education Teachers
Food Pantry is in need of summer clothes for clothing department in lower gym. Men, Women and Children needed. Please reach out to Pat Reardon 508 753-2555
Know someone homebound who would like communion? Please let the office know.
VERSE OF THE DAY "Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool. If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land; but if you refuse and rebel, you shall be devoured by the sword; for the mouth of the Lord has spoken."
Ladies Guild Meeting
Who are the Ladies Guild?
We are a group of ladies that do outreach activities to help support our local community. We help our parish through fundraising activities. As a group we come together once a month through fellowship, prayer and community.
Can we count on you to join us? Can we count on you to help support our parish and our community?
Our first meeting will be held
Sunday, August 1
in the parish hall. Please join us!
School Supply Collection
We will be collecting School Supplies to help support children of the Worcester Neighborhood Center. Donations needed are: backpacks, glue sticks, crayons, pencils, pens, notebooks, rulers, highlighters, erasers, pencil sharpener, any other supplies and cash/gift cards to purchase items.
Donations may be left in the box in the elevator hallways by August 22
Emmanuel Radio Book Offer
Summer greetings from 1230AM, 970 AM and 101.1 FM Emmanuel Radio! God know you deserve a summer vacation this year, but don't take a vacation FROM him. Help bring the Mass, Holy Rosary and Catholic programs to you and others in need of His word this summer by donating at 508-767-1230, online at www
or mail Emmanuel Radio, PO Box 20027, Worcester, MA 01602. Donors or $40 or more will receive a free copy of "Do Something Beautiful for God: The Essential Teachings of Mother Teresa." Great summer reading from Emmanuel Radio - Truth for L '
St. Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-1680), also known as the 'Lily of the Mohawks,' was born in present-day New York. Her father was a Mohawk chief, and her mother an Algonquin who had been converted to the Christian faith by Jesuit missionaries. When Kateri was four years old, a smallpox epidemic killed her entire family and left her partially blind, disfigured, and crippled. She was raised by her uncle, who detested the Christians. As she grew up, Kateri longed for the Catholic faith of her mother, and was very drawn to the missionaries evangelizing near her village. At the age of twenty she was baptized with the name Catherine (which was translated as “Kateri”) after St. Catherine of Siena. Her uncle opposed her conversion to Christianity, and as a result she was ostracized by her people and treated harshly. When it was clear that her life was in danger, a priest helped her flee to a French Jesuit mission in Montreal, Canada—a journey of over 200 miles alone and on foot. There she lived a solitary life of prayer and penance, rejecting an opportunity for marriage. Her great sanctity, virtue, and love for Christ amazed everyone who knew her. She was also known as a miracle-worker. Kateri died of illness at the age of twenty-four. She was beatified by Pope St. John Paul II in 1980, and canonized in 2012 by Pope Benedict XVI as the first Native American saint. Kateri is the patron saint of environmentalists, orphans, exiles, and those who are ridiculed for their piety. Her feast day is July 14.
Happy the heart that keeps itself on the cross, in the arms of the Well-Beloved, and that burns only with divine love!
Sacred Heart- St. Catherine's
on Wednesday, July 14 at 9:31AM