This week @ MQOA

This week @ MQOA

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR / UN MENSAJE DEL NUESTRA PASTOR

Posted by Margo Morin

Divine Renovation is the title of a great book that I have read over and over. It contains, I feel, a wonderful road map for the restoration and the renovation of our parish and the Church in Salem and all over the USA.

It begins by talking about the ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR / UN MENSAJE DEL NUESTRA PASTOR

Posted by Margo Morin

In this month of souls, we remember our beloved dead and all those who have died, some well known and some not well known. I always think of veterans in this period, those brave women and men  who have served to protect and defend our country over the course of ... Read More »

ALL SAINTS DAY / ALL SOULS DAY

Posted by Margo Morin

Celebrate All Saints with us on Friday, November 1 at 9:00 AM or 5:30 PM in English or 7:00 in Spanish at Immaculate Conception church, 15 Hawthorne Blvd. in Salem.Celebrate All Souls with a special Mass on Saturday, November 2 at 10:00 AM at Immaculate Conception church in English.

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR/UN MENSAJE DEL NUESTRA PASTOR

Posted by Margo Morin

We are coming to the end of the liturgical year and the final weeks of using the Gospel of Luke. We have passed through the seasons of Advent and Christmas, Lent and Easter, and all the Ordinary Time celebrations like Trinity Sunday and Corpus Christi.  We’ve heard all the ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR / UN MENSAJE DEL NUESTRO PASTOR

Posted by Margo Morin

This week we welcome Fr. Rick LaBrecque from the Unbound community. Father Rick is a priest whose mission is to travel the country speaking to parishes and connecting them to those in need from all over the world.

For many years, the practice of a speaker coming to the ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR / UN MENSAJE DEL NUESTRO PASTOR

Posted by Margo Morin

The vision I spoke about at last week’s Masses is really to think of who is not here. I want to repeat this sobering statistic. About 1,400 people a week attend Mass in Salem’s Catholic churches. The City of Salem has, according to the most recent statistics (2017), about ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR / UN MENSAJE DEL NUESTRO PASTOR

Posted by Margo Morin

Well, here we are in the month that we begin our changes. I am certainly glad to arrive at this moment and to start the new schedule. What I hope is that now we will begin to put all our energies into three things:• Hospitality. I want our parish ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM FATHER MURRAY/ UN MENSAJE DEL PADRE MURRAY

Posted by Margo Morin

One of the requirements for pastors of the Archdiocese of Boston is the full disclosure of the financial life of the parish. This weekend in this bulletin, we do exactly that. It is an opportunity to see where we are and where we want to go. There have been ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM FATHER MURRAY/ UN MENSAJE DEL PADRE MURRAY

Posted by Margo Morin

In just two weeks, we will be making the Sunday Mass schedule changes that were announced in August. I know that this change is hard, but I am confident that this change will position us better for growth and progress as disciples and as a parish.

In many church ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM FATHER MURRAY/ UN MENSAJE DEL PADRE MURRAY

Posted by Margo Morin

Pope Francis has been calling us all, as a Church, to return to our original mission,  which is to proclaim the Gospel to those who have not heard it. As a parish staff, we have decided that across the parish, we will use the Alpha program as a way ... Read More »