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Parish Mission Statement
The mission of our Saint Blaise Catholic Community is to be people of prayer dedicated to spreading the Good News of God's saving love to all, as we journey together in faith. As a sacramental people united in the Eucharist, we seek to develop and strengthen our relationship with Jesus.
Through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, we give witness to God's Word, actively following the Gospel message of peace, love, and Social Justice.Ref.
Saint Blaise Welcomes New Parishioners:
Saint Blaise welcomes all to the Catholic community and to its parish. If you are new to the area and would like to register with the parish, please contact the parish office at 508-966-1258 or Contact Fr. Albert Faretra via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation)
is a program for anyone, from high
school age to adult who is seeking more
information on becoming a Catholic
and/or would like to continue their
faith journey in our tradition of Christianity.
Beginning the first week of September, the RCIA
team will present an 8 week course for those who
have been Baptized and never Confirmed, for those
returning to the church and wanting to learn more
about the new changes, and for those who would like
to have a better understanding of church doctrine. Beginning
the first week in November, the RCIA team
will present a program for those who have not been
baptized or baptized in another Christian religion, and
are interested in becoming a member of the Catholic
church. Anyone interested in either of these programs
should call the Rectory for more information and to
In The Footsteps of Jesus~:
Fr. Jack Gentleman, Pastor
of Sacred Heart Parish, Manchester-by-the-Sea and
St. John the Baptist Parish, Essex, invite you to join
with him on an upcoming pilgrimage to the Holy Land
from April 14-24, 2015. Places you will visit and pray
include: Nazareth, Cana, Capernaum, Mt. Beatitudes,
Mt. Carmel, Mt. Tabor, Jericho, Mt. of Olives, Dominus
Flevit, Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Masada, Qumran, Jordan
River, Bethany, Bethlehem, Holy Sepulchre, Way of
The Cross, Western (Wailing) Wall, Temple Mount,
Emmaus, Holy Hour at Gethsemane, and many other
places. The cost of this trip of a lifetime is $3,899.00,
for a detailed brochure or questions contact Fr. Jack at
978-526-1263 or Fr. Jack Gentleman, Pastor
Friends of the Poor Walk/Run
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF THE UNITED STATES
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL, INC.
HIT THE PAVEMENT FOR THE POOR
2014 SEVENTH ANNUAL FRIENDS OF THE POORŪ WALK
The Friends of the PoorŪ Walk is a unique national fundraising effort organized nationally and locally by Councils and Conferences of the Society. It allows community members from all walks of life across the country to participate in a simultaneous, nationwide event to raise national awareness of the challenges faced by the nation's poor and to raise significant funds for use in direct service to the poor. All funds raised here at St. Blaise will be used in Bellingham. The Seventh Annual Friends of the PoorŪ Walk/Run will be held at St. Blaise on Saturday, September 27, 2014. We invite all parishioners, family members and friends to walk and/or volunteer. To become a walker or sponsor a walker with your donation, please visit https://www.svdpusa.net/fop/. Mark your calendar now and watch the bulletin and our website for more details!
Patriots Package of 4 Tickets Raffle!:
The St. Vincent de Paul Society will be
raffling off a package of 4 tickets to the
Patriots vs Dolphins game at Gillette Stadium
on December 14th, game time is 1:00. Tickets go on sale this weekend and are $20.00 per raffle ticket, winner will receive all 4 tickets!!
The drawing will be held on Sunday October 12th after the 10:00 Mass. All proceeds of the raffle support the work of St. Vincent de Paul helping Bellingham residents in need. If interested in becoming a member of St. Vincent de Paul or to learn more about the works of the group, please speak to Maureen De- Dominici or call 508-966-1258 X6.
Pray the Rosary with the Knights of Columbus:
Of the month at St. Blaise Parish
Both at 7:00 pm, ALL ARE WELCOME
Second Friday of the month at St. Brendan's
Knights of Columbus:
The Knights of Columbus will meet Wednesday, September 17th at 7:30 pm in the Rectory Basement
Mark your calendars now for the
next Knights of Columbus Meat Raffle
to be held on Saturday evening
August 9th at 7:00 pm in the church
hall. Don't miss all the fun, bring your friends for an
evening of laughs!
CountDown To Christmas Fair:
46 Days left until the Christmas Fair
ST. BLAISE CHURCH
SAT. NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Mark your calendars now for A Countdown to Christmas
Fair to be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014! Start putting away items for Grandma's Attic and putting together gift baskets for the raffle! Watch the bulletin and website for ways you can help!
Bible Based Faith Sharing
Every Tuesday Evening at 7:30 pm In the Church Sacristy
Saint Blaise Prayers for the healing:
Cindy, Candy, Mike, Pete, Mary, Corey,
Ed, Karen, Ann, Ethel, David, Dan,
Amy, Robin, Anne,Theresa and
St. Blaise Bingo
Every Sunday evening
Doors open at 4:00 pm
games starts at 6:00 pm
YOU COULD BE A WINNER!