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A note from Fr. Derek

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ…” It is with these words that our second reading begins this Sunday. In writing to the Church at Ephesus, St. Paul begins by blessing God. This might seem a

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

“I SHOULDA…..” How many times in life does something happen that may directly or indirectly involve us?  But upon reflection, we know that we should have responded in some way and we did not. If we are very fortunate, we may

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

July 4th   INDEPENDENCE DAY All over the world people are leaving everything that is held dear, everything that is sacred to them, everything and most everyone that matters to their way of life.  Why?  Peace—Safety—Independence. This day means so much more than

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A Note from Fr. Derek

Welcome to Fr. Biro, SMA! It is a great pleasure to welcome Fr. Biro to our parish community for the summer. Fr. Biro is a native of the Central African Republic and is currently missioned with the Society of African

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

“THY WILL BE DONE” (Mt. 6:10) If ever we have wondered where “God’s will” is functioning, these days might very well qualify in questioning.  All ranges of emotions/actions are being exhibited and most without making us feel any better or secure about

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A Note from Fr. Derek

As summer is now upon us, I hope that many of you will have the opportunity to take some time for rest and relaxation. If you find yourself travelling, don’t forget to plan ahead about finding a place to go

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K of C Catholicism Series

The Needham Knights of Columbus are presenting the Catholicism Series on Tuesday nights this summer. Due to the 4th of July fireworks schedule, the June 3rd presentation is cancelled, but they will pick up with Episode 2 on June 10th.

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time Talent  Treasure MUSIC No matter our age, no one can escape the fact that music is all around us; heard in different ways; interpreted with many different meanings; written in a variety of expressions from the deepest love

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Lectio divina

Come join us at St. Bartholomew’s rectory (O’Brien room) for Lectio Divina at 10 am every Tuesday beginning June 26th and ending on July 24th. We will focus on the upcoming Sunday Gospel. Will be conducted by seminarian John O’Dowd

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A Note from Fr. Derek

Today, June 24th, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Nativity of John the Baptist.  You’ll notice that it is observed six months from the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, Christmas. In the third chapter of John’s Gospel,

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