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.
Click here to read Daily Gospel & Reflection. The video below from Cardinal Tagle of the Philippines explains the Sunday Readings.
Click Here for Lenten Reflection for Teens (Password protected. Contact Tom, Deb, or Fr Fred for it.)
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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.
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:
Lenten Friday Kitchen
The Knights of Columbus will be serving Fish’ n Chips and More on the Fridays of Lent from 4-6:30pm. In addition to Fish’ n Chips they will have Chowder & Clam Cakes, Baked Fish, and 1 other item each week. It is best to pre-order by calling the rectory at 508-678-5513. After 2:30pm on Friday please call the kitchen at (774) 955-0898. Click here for menu.
Living Stations of the Cross
The Living Stations of the cross will be done by grades 7 & 8 on Friday, March 23 at 6:30pm. Note the change of time from the usual 6pm. The Living Stations are a dramatization of the Stations as a tablau.
Holy Week Penance Service
The parishes of Somerset & Swansea will host a Penance Service at St Louie de France Church on the Monday of Holy Week (March 26th) at 7pm. Following a brief prayer service and examination of conscience the sacrament will be celebrated with many confessors. At the very least the sacrament should be celebrated at least once a year before Easter.
A Teaching Mass
The content from the Teaching Mass has been converted into a slide Show to review on your own. To view the Slide Show click here. Next click on "Start Slide Show" in the upper rights. To move to next slide use the arrows in the bottom left.