Welcome to St John of God
We are a bi-lingual Parish (Portuguese & English) of over 1,200 families in Somerset, MA. You can learn much about the Parish from this web site, but even better please come to visit us. All are welcome. If you have already visited the Parish and want to register, instructions are found under the "About" drop down menu above. Once again welcome.
St. John of God Marian Procession
Our annual Marian Candlelight Procession for Peace will be held on Monday Oct. 16th. We will begin with the Novena at 6pm, Mass at 6:30pm, procession at 7:15pm. The procession will be followed by refreshments in the Hall.
Our next Parish Supper will be on Saturday, November 11th at 5:30pm. Take-out from 5-5:30 pm. Your choice of baked fish with a cracker crumb topping, or New England Pot roast. We will begin with Minestrone Soup, and end with assorted desserts. Tickets are on sale after Mass or in the rectory.
Bus Trip to A Christmas Carol
We will a bus trip to see A Christmas Carol at the North Shore Music Theater in Beverly MA on Saturday, December 16. For more information about the show click here. The show is at 2pm, and the coach bus will leave at 12PM. The cost is $87.00 for adults and $37.00 for children. The North Shore considers anyone under 18 to be a child. After the show we will have a “bag lunch” to tide us over till supper: chicken or seafood finger sandwiches, bag of chips, chocolate chip cookies, and a water. We should return around 6pm. Click here for the application. Full payment is due by November 15th.
Harvest Festival (Craft Fair)
Our annual Harvest Festival is on Saturday, November 4th from 9am to 5pm. In addition to the Craft Tables we will have a bake table, baked or frozen pies, raffle baskets, malassadas, and a polish food sale. As part of the Bake Table we will have home-made pies on sale (frozen & baked). Our International Kitchen opens starting at 11am. Kitchen we will have Polish food on sale including frozen pierogi. Crafters are needed for the harvest Festival. Tables are available to rent at $25.00, but are limited. Call the rectory for more information. 508-678-5513.
Our Mass Schedule
Saturday Vigil: 4pm (Penance 3:15-3:45pm)
Sunday: 7:30, 8:45 (Port.), 11am; 5:15pm
Monday: 6:30m (Novena & Rosary 6:00pm)
Tuesday - Friday: 8am
996 Brayton Av, Somerset MA (Click For Directions)
Contact the Parish Office
Faith Formation Contact Information
Grades 1-5, Deb Vieira:
Grades 6-9, Deb Jezak:
Grade 10, Tom Kerrigan:
Click here to view Daily Gospel & Reflection. Also posted daily on Parish Facebook page. There is a video below that explains the Sunday readings from Cardinal Tagle of the Philippines.
Click here to read and hear about the Saint of the day Franciscan Media.com. They also have a Saint of the Day app.
Video Reflection On the Sunday Readings
Cardinal Tagle of the Philippines has a weekly TV Show on Philippine TV in which he explains the Sunday readings called the Word Exposed. .