Father Richard Messina

Our beloved Fr. Dick passed peacefully at 12:30 p.m. on October 12, 2017, surrounded by loving family. His funeral service was on October 16, 2017. He was appointed pastor of St. Mary's on Sept. 19, 1993 and served until his retirement in 2015. Click the following links for:


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

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

Holy Days of Obligation 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); Nativity of the Lord [Christmas] (December 25).

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

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Phone: (781) 729-1965
Office Hours
8:00am to 3:00pm

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St. Mary's School

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

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  • NOTE FROM FR. MICHAEL
    Dear Parishioners, This past Monday our Archbishop, Cardinal Sean, celebrated the funeral Mass for Fr. Richard Messina here at Saint Mary Church. It was with sadness we learned of his death on October 12. The time from his diagnosis with pancreatic cancer in the spring of this year until his final committal and…
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  • NOTE FROM FATHER MCGOWAN
    Father Dick was in the truest sense what it meant to be a servant for God.  No matter what the time or place he was always the servant priest.  I know he will be missed by the Early Morning Christians at the 6:45.  
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  • ANNOUNCEMENT FROM FR. MICHAEL
    Dear Parishioners, With great sadness we learned of Fr. Richard Messina’s death on Thursday. As the parish, his family, friends and others prepare for his wake and funeral on Monday, we feel this loss deeply. We are keeping his sister, Theresa, and other family members in our prayers and thoughts.   Over the many…
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  • NOTE FROM FATHER RICK
    Dear Friends Eighteen years ago I had just finished up a two-year stint on active duty as an Air Force Chaplain.  I came back to the Boston area from Alabama and I had heard that Fr. Dick Messina was looking for a “Parochial Vicar’” (PV). We had a long talk, and he requested…
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