Our Lady's Parish

A Community of Faith Rooted in the Eucharist

SUNDAY, APRIL 18 OUTDOOR MASS

FR. DIPERRI'S UPDATES - APRIL 16, 2021

Please continue to remember the importance of social distancing and wearing facemasks at all Masses and services, whether indoor or outdoor, in helping us follow proper Health Protocols. Limited Seating for Indoor Masses.

  • OUTDOOR CONFESSIONS:
    • Saturday's – 3:00-3:45pm in front of the Church.
  • DAILY MASSES: Monday, Tuesday and Friday – 8:30am (Wednesday Mass may be celebrated – as announced at the prior Tuesday Mass)
  • CHURCH REMAINS OPEN DAILY FOR PERSONAL PRAYER:
    • Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
    • Saturday – 8:00am until the conclusion if the Vigil Mass.
    • On Sunday’s the church will be open for personal prayer after the 11:00am Mass until 4:00pm
  • EUCHARISTIC EXPOSITION/ADORATION:  (Excl. times of Baptisms/Funerals/Weddings)
  • Monday - Friday- 9:00am until 2:00pm
  • Saturday – 3:00–4:00pm– dependent on whether a Vigil Mass is celebrated
    • (Please contact Sharon at the Parish Office to sign-up for a time-slot – in order to ensure the Adoration times are available to for the wider-community.   781-894-3481 x2)
  • MOTHER’S DAY RAFFLE: The Mother’s Day Raffle will be livestreamed on Mother’s Day, May 9 immediately following the last Mass of the day.
    • Ticket stubs have been mailed home this week.

May God continue to bless you and your family as we journey through the Easter Season.   Monday Patriot’s Day is celebrated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in recognition of the sacrifices made by those who suffered during first battle of the American Revolution.  May we also use this time to pray for peace, justice throughout the nation and the world as we earnestly strive to follow the Gospel Values of Jesus Christ.

God bless

Sincerely in Christ.
Fr. James M. DiPerri, Pastor

 PARISH VIDEO - PRE-COVID THROUGH SUMMER 2020

Dear Parishioners:

A 16 minute video has been produced by volunteers highlighting some key moments of life here at Our Lady’s Parish in Waltham, MA, before and during the Coronavirus pandemic, through the summer of 2020. 

The photography, audio and layout was conducted by parishioner, Lou Alvarez.  The layout on the iMovie was done by a volunteer videographer and technician, and Kristina Kovacevich, worked on the final portion of the video formatting.  On behalf of the parish, I express our gratitude for their dedication and quality work. 

I am especially thankful to God for all His blessings and for all who strive to advance the Gospel Message of Jesus Christ at our parish, as we work together with those within our archdiocese and beyond.  May Almighty God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, continue to strengthen each one of us during these challenging times.  May the Blessed Virgin Mary continue to pray for us before the Throne of God.  Together we journey as disciples of Jesus Christ.

Please know of my prayers for you and your families, as I kindly ask you to pray for me, and the needs of others throughout the world.  Click HERE for video.

In Christ,

Fr. James M. DiPerri, Pastor

 

 Pre-Recorded MASSES During Health Crisis 

         

    Video Reflections by Fr. Pham and Fr. DiPerri

                     

Pre-Recorded Rosary and Adoration Services - Click Here

 

 

       

 


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During these most challenging times, please  remember your church.

  • Please sign up for ONLINE GIVING.  This will ensure steady income for our parish during these most uncertain times.
  • You can also donate by using your phone camera and point at the QR Code below. It will direct you to online giving. 

 

 

COMMUNICATION

  • We will be communicating information to people via website and email.
  • Please make sure your contact information is up to date in the parish office.

Thank you. 

 2021 CARDINAL'S CATHOLIC APPEAL

Watch Video - Click HERE

Here at Our Lady's, on February 27/28, the Catholic Appeal began, along with all the other parishes throughout the Archdiocese.  Each year, the Catholic Appeal provides the faithful with a way to help support the ministries that support our parishes, our schools and our communities.  This is our Church, and every gift makes a difference.  Please consider making your gift today by visiting bostoncatholicappeal.org.  Your gift has an immediate impact on our parish and the work of our Church.  Thank you in advance for your generosity.

 Cardinal O'Malley Statement on Massachusetts ROE ACT LEGISLATION

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley and Archbishop Jose H. Gomez: Catholic schools are worth saving

  • Click on the link below to listen to CARDINAL SEAN O'MALLEY'S PRO LIFE HOMILY JANUARY 25 and 26, 2020

ProLife Homily from Cardinal Sean O'Malley

Cardinal Seán Message to Healthcare Workers

  • CARDINAL SEAN O'MALLEY ANNOUNCES "YEAR OF THE EUCHARIST"  Click on link below to view video

Year of the Eucharist 2020 VIDEO

  • CARDINAL SEAN'S LETTER "YEAR OF THE EUCHARIST" Click on link

YEAR OF THE EUCHARIST 2020 - CARDINAL SEAN'S LETTER

  • MASSACHUSETTS CATHOLIC CONFERENCE (MCC) share statement from the Bishops on climate change.

Link to bishops statement on climate change

 

 

"Nourished by the Word and Eucharist, under the spiritual guidance of our pastor Father James DiPerri, we the members of Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Parish, empowered by the Holy Spirit, strive to create a vital, welcoming Catholic faith community that embraces each person. Acknowledging our blessings and supporting one another, we share our faith, time, and talent, to joyfully proclaim the Gospel and humbly serve the needs of God's people and work to be the presence of Christ in an ever-changing world." 

 

MASS SCHEDULE

Weekends
Saturday: As Announced
Sunday: As Announced


Weekdays
Monday/Tuesday/Friday: 8:30am 
                                                                                                                                                       First Friday of each Month: 8:30am until further notice


Sacrament of Reconciliation
As Announced


Sacrement of Baptism
Call the parish office 781-894-3481 x7 for Baptism information.


Anointing of the Sick - As announced

HomeBound - Please contact the parish office to make arrangements. 

Rosary and Meditation - As Announced

 

 

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