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)
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Faith Formation Contact Information
Grades 1-5, Deb Vieira:
Grades 6-9, Deb Jezak:
Grade 10, Tom Kerrigan:
FAREWELL TO FR. FRED:
There will be a Parish Farewell for Fr. Fred on June 10th following the 11am Mass, at the Church Hall. We ask that anyone wishing to attend please contact the rectory, 508-678-5513, Gabriela Farias, 508-679-9363, Nelia O’Donnell, 508-678-9407, or Mary Amaral, 508-678-7803. If we are unable to answer your call please leave a message with your name and how many people will attend. In order for us to plan accordingly please call by Monday June 4th . Please feel free to bring a dessert.
Chicken Or Steak BBQ:
On Saturday, June 16th we will a BBQ to celebrate Father’s Day. Your choice of grilled steak tips or a half chicken. The meal will begin with a garden salad. The sides will be typical BBQ food: potato salad or fries, corn on the cop, cole slaw, and Portuguese baked beans. We will have ice cream Sundays and watermelon for dessert. Tickets are $15.00.
Person-to-Person: A Mother Teresa Project
Christin Jezak, an actress living in Los Angeles, will perform her one women play about Mother Teresa at our Parish on Monday, June 18th at 7 p.m. She has been performing her play for the past 11 years across the U.S., and even performed it for World Youth Day in Australia. She originally from Fall River, and is the daughter of Tom and Deb Jezak.
Changes in the Mass Schedule
During the months of July and August there will be no 5:15pm Mass. The last 5:15 Mass till September will be on June 24th. . There will also be a change in the daily Mass schedule because of Fr. Brilhante's schedule at the Hospital. As of the first week in July, there will no longer be a daily Mass on Monday. On July 3 the evening Mass & Novena will return to a Tuesday Night at the same time. Monday night mass intentions will transfer to Tuesday. The Tuesday morning Mass will move to Wednesday morning, and the intention will transfer with it.
Catholic Charities Appeal
The Annual Catholic Charities Appeal of the Diocese of Fall River is from May 1st to June 27th. The Appeal, which supports many programs serving the less fortunate, enables us to share in this work of love. Contribution cards will mailed, or can be found in the back of the Church. The Appeal Video can be found below and contains more information about the Appeal. To donate on-line click here.
Thought of the Day
Click here for the Daily Gospel & Reflection. The video below from Cardinal Tagle of the Philippines explains the Sunday Readings.
Click here for the Saint of the day from Franciscan Media.com or get the Saint of the Day app for your phone.
Video Reflection on the Sunday Readings
Cardinal Tagle of the Philippines has a weekly show on Philippine TV called The Word Exposed in which he explains the Sunday readings which are found on Utube.
Dinner & a Movie: I Can Only Imagine
On Friday, June 22, at 7:00pm we will show the movie "I Can Only Imagine" in the Hall. It is an 2018 movie based on the story behind the MercyMe song of the same name. Click here to hear to the song. The film stars J. Michael Finley, Dennis Quaid, Madeline Carrol, and Cloris Leachman. Click here to see the trailer of the movie. The Knights of Columbus will open their kitchen that night starting at 5pm to offer supper. The menu is not yet available.
Welcome to St John of God
St. John of God was founded in 1928 to serve the Portuguese of Somerset. This is our 90th Anniversary. The "new" Church was built in 1978 with hall and classrooms as one facility. We are fully handicap accessible. Please join us for a weekend liturgy. All are welcome.