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.
A Day With Fátima
On Oct. 4 our Parish will host the United Nations Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima. This is one of the official pilgrim statues of OLOF that visited the UN building. For more info on the statue click here. The day will begin with morning Mass at 8am followed by with adoration all day. Recitation of the Rosary at 12 noon. Chaplet of Divine Mercy at 3pm. Holy hour with recitation of the Rosary, 6:30 to 7:30pm. Refreshments will be served in the Parish Hall at the conclusion. We need people to make or bring in refreshments.
Grades 1-5 Faith Formation Registration
You may register for Faith Formation at the Faith Formation Office after the 11:00 Mass on Sundays and on Tuesdays from 12-6pm and also at the Rectory, Mon-Fri, 8:30-3:00. Children who were not baptized at SJOG and have not submitted a copy of their Baptismal certificate should do so when registering. Please bring the $30.00 program fee.
Emmaus is a weekend retreat for adults 20 and up who are seeking to grow in their relationship with Christ. The next weekend is November 3-5 at Cathedral Camp in East Freetown. Fr. Babiczuk will be the priest on this weekend, and SJOG parishioners are Director and co-Director of the weekend. Join them for this powerful retreat experience. Click here for more information about Emmaus Retreats including registration information.
Bus Trip To Foxwood
The bus is full. Pick up in Fall River will be at 3:30pm between Burlington Coat Factory and Taco Bell. Pick up in Somerset will be at 4pm at the Park n Ride on Rt 103
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. .