A Message from Fr. Richard Erikson, St. Mary's New Pastoral Administrator

Fr. Richard Erikson

Dear Friends,

It seems appropriate that we will begin our journey together this weekend on Good Shepherd Sunday. At Mass you will hear God's word reminding us that God takes care of his children and he wants us to take care of each other. I consider it to be a great honor to shepherd the faith family of St. Mary. I have heard so many wonderful things about life and ministry here. It is a great privilege to be your pastoral administrator (a.k.a. pastor). I am humbled by and grateful for the 143 year legacy of St. Mary's Parish. I intend to honor our legacy and to build on this great foundation. I am so grateful for all who have devoted so much to our parish life, including our lay ministers, staff and our priests, pastors and administrators—most recently Fathers Messina, Beaulieu, Bova Conti, and Mulloy. I am grateful for our resident priests, Fathers McGowan and Keville, and for the loving care they give to our parish family. My prayer and my commitment is that I will be a good shepherd for you and that we will be one flock, united by, in, and for Jesus Christ. As we begin our journey together, I promise to love, to listen, to learn and to lead. Thank you for your warm welcome and for your prayers. Jesus the Good Shepherd, pray for us.

Easter blessings,
Fr. Rich Erikson

More information about Father Erikson can be found here.

MASS SCHEDULE

4 pm: Saturday Vigil Mass
8 am, 10 am & 11:30 am: Sunday Liturgy

Weekday Liturgy
6:45 am: 
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
9 am:  Tuesday & Friday

The Rosary is prayed 30 minutes before weekday Masses.

Mass times at St. Eulalia Parish can be found on the St. Eulalia website.

Holy Days of Obligation normally include the following solemnities: Mary, Mother of God (January 1); the Ascension of the Lord (Forty Days after Easter); the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 15); All Saints (November 1); The Feast of the Immaculate Conception (December 8); Nativity of the Lord [Christmas] (December 25).

Parish Phone: (781) 729-0055
Monday through Friday
Office Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Parish Calendar

CCD

Religious Education Office
Monday through Thursday
Phone: (781) 729-1965
Office Hours
8:00am to 3:00pm

Volunteer to teach CCD with our sign-up form!

Learn More

St. Mary's School

162 Washington Street
Winchester, MA  01890
Phone: (781) 729-5515
Website:
http://www.stmaryswinchester.org/

Learn More

Information about Father Dick Messina can be found on a separate page.

  • MESSAGE FROM FR. JOHN – April 15, 2018
      Dear Parishioners, With the arrival of the Easter Season and the “promised” warmer weather of Spring, I think we all begin to cleanup and throw out the ravages of the long winter months. This week that process will hit home for me. The extraordinary parish family of Saint Mary will put me…
    Permalink
  • MESSAGE FROM FR. JOHN – April 8, 2018
    Saint Mary Parish certainly has a beautiful tradition of celebrating well Holy Week and Easter. So many people worked extremely hard to provide you the people of Saint Mary Parish with great music, wonderful youth involvement, and welcome to over two thousand people who arrived at the church for Easter. Personally, I am…
    Permalink
  • EASTER MESSAGE FROM FR. JOHN – April 1, 2018
    Alleluia! After forty days of Lent, and the three days of the Sacred Triduum, Easter Sunday has arrived! Today we celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He rose from the dead breaking forever the bonds of sin and death, pouring forth upon our human family a shower without end…
    Permalink
  • MESSAGE FROM FR. JOHN – MARCH 24, 2018
    Those darn snow storms!! They just keep coming. We were just getting into Brother Michael’s mission message when another snowstorm approached forcing the cancellation of the third evening. When the mission started Monday night I was listening to him share his message from the back row of the church. In his quiet personal…
    Permalink
See all news

 


We are a very proud recipient of the Cummings Grant "100K for 100" for our peace and justice initiatives! Please visit their website at www.cummingsfoundation.org.

Updates / Notices