Resources

Weekly Bulletin

Our current weekly bulletin, and back copies, which contain a wealth of essential information for parishioners as well as visitors can be found HERE (external link)

Facebook

Our Facebook page is also an excellent source of useful information for parishioners as well as visitors and can be found HERE (external link)

 

 

Masses/Activities/Events

 

Mass Schedule 

Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: Saturday 4:00 PM; Sunday 7:30 AM, 10:00 AM; Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM; with Reconciliation Saturday 3:15 PM

St. Lawrence Martyr: Sunday 11:30 AM

St. Francis of Assisi: Sunday 9:00 AM

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Masses will be celebrated at Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus with the Vigil on Wednesday December 7th at 4:00 PM and Masses on Thursday December 8th at 8:00 AM and 6:30 PM

Masses on Christmas Eve December 24th: 4:00 PM St Lawrence, 4:00 PM St Francis, 4:00PM Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and 10:00 PM Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Masses on Christmas Day December 25th: 7:30AM Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, 9:00 AM St Francis, 10:00 AM Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and 11:30AM St Lawrence

Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and St. Lawrence Martyr are handicap accessible.

Information on Mass Intentions, Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, and Altar Servers can be found in the Bulletin.

 


Faith Formation Please see the latest Bulletin for the most up to date schedule and information.


Food Pantry The Pantry will be open on Friday December 2nd and Friday December 16th from 8:30 to 11:30 AM. Also, we pack bags of food one day a week and we have our food delivery on two Tuesdays each month. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please call Kathy or George Boucher at 508 991-1042. For additional Pantry schedule information call (774) 322-1444.

The Food Pantry is located in the Rectory basement of St. Lawrence Church at 110 Summer St. Parking is available in the St. Lawrence Church parking lot.

If you know someone in need of food please tell them about our Food Pantry.

If you can’t feed a hundred people, Then just feed one. ~St. Teresa of Calcutta


Family Crèche Festival The Ladies' Guild of the Whaling City Catholic Community is sponsoring the first ever Family Crèche Festival, celebrating the art and true meaning of the Nativity, on Saturday, December 3rd from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM and Sunday, December 4th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the Holy Name Parish Center at 121 Mt. Pleasant Street in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Space is somewhat limited so applications must be submitted no later than November 27th.

More information about the Family Crèche Festival can be found in the News/Blog posting here.

More information about the Ladies' Guild can be found here.


The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Masses will be celebrated at Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus with the Vigil on Wednesday December 7th at 4:00 PM and Masses on Thursday December 8th at 8:00 AM and 6:30 PM


Giving Tree Information on the organizations participating and items they are looking for was made available in a flyer distributed Sunday November 20th and is also available here. Please select the agency and item and place it in a gift bag, write the charity and what gift you have purchased on the tag. The organizations requests you DO NOT wrap the gifts. Please return St. Vincent's Gifts to Church by Sunday, December 4th and all others by Sunday, December 17th at the latest. Thank you for your ongoing generosity. May God bless you and keep you safe.


Deanery Advent Penance Service Tuesday December 13th at 6:30 PM at Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Six Priests from the area will be available to hear confessions.


French Meat Pies and Linguica Pies Order your pies before December 13th. $20.00 each. Pies will be available for pick-up on Wednesday, December 21st  from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM and Thursday, December 22nd, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Center.

To order, call Jeanine at 508-287-0962 or call the Rectory at 508-992-3184. Or place an order slip in an envelope marked "meat pies" with your payment and place in the collection basket.