St. Margaret Church, Buzzards Bay, MA
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SIXTH SUNDAY
OF EASTER

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Saturday,
May 21st
Vigil Mass

 

Sunday,
May 22nd
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Prayer for
Spiritual Communion

My Jesus, I believe that you are present in the Most Blessed Sacrament. I love You above all things and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot now receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen.

Ascension of the Lord

~ Holy Day of Obligation ~
Wednesday, May 25th (Vigil)

MASSES
St. Mary Church Wed - 6PM
St. Margaret Church Thurs - 8AM

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Diocesan Calendar

May, 2022
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and Select a Date)
Liturgical & Saints Days
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Parish Office Hours

We have resumed our regularly staffed office hours. The Parish Office is open Monday through Friday 9AM - 3PM. It is closed 12PM to 1PM for lunch. Our telephone number is 508-759-7777. Upon entering the office, hands must be sanitized and masks must be worn!

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Please remember that the parish must survive – its buildings maintained, and staff compensated.  We can only do that with the help of your contributions, either by Mail or Online Giving. Thank you for your generosity.

 
ATTIC TREASURES
"THRIFT SHOP"!!!!
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St. Margaret Parish Center!!!!
143 Main Street, Buzzards Bay
TUESDAY thru SATURDAY 10AM - 4PM
NEW Contact Phone: 774-247-4385

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ATTIC TREASURES NEEDS YOU!!

Can you spare a couple of hours a week at the Thrift Shop to help out? We're open Tuesday thru Saturday 10AM - 4PM.
This shop benefits the St. Margaret Parish, helps to pay for the expenses of the Parish Center and defers Parish costs.
If interested in helping out, you can also call the Parish Office: 508-759-7777. If You Are A Crafter, please

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ATTIC TREASURES!!
"YOU ARE INVITED!!!"

Attic Treasures is now hosting Coffee & Friends
TUESDAYS, from 10AM - 12PM
Stop by and see what we're all about.
PS: Donuts Too!!!!

Attic Treasures Receipts
May 10th - May 14th, 2022
Total: $1,117.26

St. Joseph the Worker
Adoration Chapel
(newly dedicated November 21, 2021)

Now Open
Tuesday thru Saturday
10AM until 4PM
Spend some time in Adoration of the
Blessed Sacrament this faithful season.

BINGO HELP NEEDED!!!

Yes, the Diocese has agreed to us having Bingo again!! We would like to put together a "Bingo Team". If you would like to be a team member and help put this together, we would love to have you on our team!! We are very excited about bringing Bingo back!! If you're interested please call the Parish Office (508-759-7777) and give your name and phone number and we will gladly get in touch with you!
You will be contacted as soon as we set a meeting date!!

CCD Sessions

Please fill out the Registration form and return it to the Parish Office. Forms are available at the Parish Office and will also be available for download HERE.

Please note, our Confirmation date has been announced on our Faith Formation page. Please check HERE as further information, if any, becomes available.

Prayers and Memorials
May, 2022
2022 MASS BOOK IS IN

Call the Rectory during the week to purchase a Mass card for your loved one.

MEMORIALS

If you would like to have a Memorial devoted to a loved one for the week, please call the Office and we will be glad to assist you in this special remembrance.

The TABERNACLE LAMP at St. Margaret Church the week of May 15th is IN LOVING MEMORY of Frank Amaral. Also, the Wine, Hosts, and Flowers are IN LOVING MEMORY of Frank Amaral (B'Day).

The TABERNACLE LAMP at St. Margaret Church the week of May 22nd is IN LOVING MEMORY of John K. Gordon, Sr. & John K. Gordon, Jr..

The Memorials are: the Tabernacle Lamps, Offertory Wine, Altar Bread, Holy Oils and Altar Flowers. Cost is $25 per item per week, except for the Tabernacle Lamp ($15 per week).

PARISH COMMUNITY PRAYERS

MAY & JUNE:
Madelyn Alexander, Tanner Caldwell, Debra & Michael Cassady, Teresa Chambers, Karl Coemey, Bonita Costello, Michele Ewing, Elaine Fabrizio, Brian Fay, Brian Gilmartin, Oscar Huerta (has cancer), Paula Hatch, Jeannette & Richard Kokoszka, Donny Lonergan, Kerry McRae, Patrick, Angel Cruz Vazquez, John Walsh & Cora Belle Walsh (2yrs old), Olivia Kellegrew

Please call the Parish Office to add your loved one's name to our Prayer List.

PRAYERS FOR OUR LOVED ONES & OFFICIALS IN PUBLIC SERVICE, SERVING BOTH AT HOME AND ABROAD

Dimitri Bautista, (US Army) Pvt Liam W. Brady, Tech SGT Dillon Caldwell, Ian M. DaSilva, US Navy, SGT Michael Dudley, PVT5 Thomas Hanlon (Army), Kevin Meiers (US Navy), LTJG Michael Feeney, TSGT Kevin Feeney, TSGT Zachary Moitoso, Jaslynn (JJ) Rodrigues (USMC), Max Rogers (USAF), Jack Rogers (US National Guard), PVT Derek Stevens, US Navy, Ross Talpey, US Army Guard

Please feel free to call the Parish Office and submit your loved one's name.

FIRST FRIDAY EUCHARIST ADORATION

Join us on the First Friday every month. The Blessed Sacrament is exposed following the 8 AM Mass ending at 5 PM. The next First Friday is June 3rd.

PRAY THE ROSARY WITH US

ROSARY at St. Margaret Church

(Monday - Friday) following 8AM Mass (Sunday) at 7AM before the 7:30AM Mass

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Rosary - WPLM Radio 99.1 FM Daily broadcast at 5AM

READERS/LECTORS NEEDED
If you would like to serve your Parish, we could use a few more Readers at weekend Mass or daily Mass. If you would like to serve the Lord, in this manner, please call the Office and let us know!
PILGRIMAGE TO ITALY
October 17 - 27, 2022 Genoa, Florence, Assisi, Rome $3,995.00 per person Canterbury Pilgrimages 800-653-0017. Father Bruce will be the Chaplain.
Parishioners and Support
May, 2022
ST. MARGARET / ST. MARY
PARISH GUILD

The Guild will meet Thursday, June 2, 2022 from 1PM to 2PM in the St. Margaret Parish Center Auditorium. All are welcome to attend!! Meets Monthly: First Thursday 1:00PM!!! Contact People: Marian Rose, President, Tel# 508-295-8614; Cheryl Manduca, Secretary, Tel# 508-292-0562

CLOTHING COLLECTION FOR UKRAINE

The Parish thru the Attic Treasures has collected 480 pounds of clothing, shoes & blankets and they were sent to Ukraine.

THIS WEEK'S COLLECTION

For the weekend of May 21st & May 22nd, the Second Collection will be for “ASSESSMENT".

Please give what you can. Thank you and God bless you.

SVdP THRIFT STORE MOVED & OPEN

Please note that the SVdP Thrift Store is now located at the K of C Hall on 5 Armory Rd. in Buzzards Bay. For more info, please visit our Ministries Page.

WE WELCOME INTO OUR PARISH FAMILY
Nicholas Mancini & Trevor Mancini
We extend congratulations to their family!!
HAPPY BIRTHDAYS
LET'S CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY!
MONTH OF MAY:
Dustin Sequeira, Hailey Manduca, Linda & Tim McGuire, Valerie Cardoza
 

Your birthday is worth celebrating! To include you in our birthday list, please call the Parish Office to leave your name.

ESTATE PLANNING
Please remember
St. Margaret's - St. Mary's
in your estate plan.
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

ATTENTION EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS ..... Please feel free to assist at Mass when there is a shortage of Eucharistic Ministers for that Mass. We truly appreciate your dedication to this ministry. God bless you and thank you.

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DAISY GIRL SCOUTS TROOP 64968
Daisy Girl Scout troop 64968 is doing a Champs Mini Shelter Cat Supplies Drive.
The shelter is in need of the following:
Cat food
Cat litter
Cat toys
Cat nip
Paper towels
Cleaning products
Trash bags
The boxes will be in the back of both Churches until Sunday, May 22nd.
Thank you,
Cheryl Manduca , Hailey Manduca , James Manduca, Sara Cavallaro & Sara Phillips
Leaders of Daisy Troop 64968
WALKING WITH PURPOSE
Walking With Purpose - UPDATE This nine-lesson study, Beholding His Glory, shows us how all Scripture points us to our Redeemer, Jesus Christ. We'll learn to recognize and appreciate God's plan for our own lives, His awe-inspiring majesty, and His desire for personal intimacy with each one of us. Come join the Walking With Purpose Women's scripture group of St.Margaret's to make lifelong sisters in Christ, every other Sunday beginning May 15 at 12:30PM. To purchase the book click this link for: walkingwithpurpose.com/bible-study You can register in the parish office or contact Cheryl and Hailey Manduca at 508-292-0562.

Saint Margaret Parish
Mission Statement

"We, the people of God, welcome all to experience the nourishment and healing spirit of Jesus Christ. Drawing life from the word of God and the sacraments, we are empowered to assist in meeting the spiritual and human needs of our families, our parish, and larger community. We proclaim the Kingdom of God with compassion, mercy and understanding."

St. Margaret Church
Regular Schedule

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o MASS Sun 7:30AM | 11AM

o MASS Sat 4PM (Sunday Vigil)

o RECONCILIATION
Sat 3PM - 3:30PM

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o MORNING MASS
Monday through Friday 8AM

o ROSARY
After 8AM Mass (Mon - Fri)
At 7AM Before 7:30AM Mass (Sun)

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St. Mary Church
Regular Schedule

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o MASS Sunday 9AM

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Bishop lifts Mass Dispensation,
encourages a return to
Sunday celebration of the Eucharist

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., and regional Catholic Bishops have together decided to inform the Catholic faithful that the dispensation of the Sunday and Holy Day Mass obligation was lifted on Father’s Day, June 19-20, 2021.

The Bishops saw Father’s Day weekend as an appropriate time to encourage Catholic faithful, especially families, to return to the Sunday celebration of the Eucharist, the center of every Catholic life.

The obligation does not apply to those who are ill, recently exposed to COVID-19 or other communicable illnesses, those confined to their homes or other facilities for various reasons, and those who are not able to be vaccinated for specific reasons.

Click to view Bishop da Cunha's Message
on Lifting the Dispensation

The full official release of the Bishop's statement is posted on The Anchor website at anchornews.org and the Diocesan website, fallriverdiocese.org.

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Please visit the Diocesan Safe Environment page for more information: https://www.fallriverdiocese.org/office-of-safe-environment

“Let the children come to me; do not prevent them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these". Mark 10:14
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