St. Richard Parish

May God's Grace Be With You

Saturday: 4:30PM

Sunday: 7:30AM; 9:00AM; 11:00AM.

Weekday: 8:00AM Mon-Fri.

Reconciliation: 4:00PM Sat

Welcome To

St. Richard Parish

located in Danvers MA

90 Forest Street

Danvers MA 01923

(978) 978-774-7575

50 years fb

Parish Staff

 

Rev. Bruce Flannagan

Pastor

 

Sean Reardon

Principal, St. Mary School

774-0307

 

Tania Malone

Administrative Asst.

774-7575

 

Sandra Ciruolo

Religious Ed. Director, Gr 1-10

978-716-8083

 

Colleen Newbury

Religious Ed. Youth Director

978-716-8084

 

Brenda Myers

Liturgical Music Director

Myersmusicministry97@gmail.com

(978) 500-1726

 

Victoria Woodley and Larry Kucy

RCIA Directors, 774-7575

 

Altie Nichols  Secretary/Receptionist, 774-7575

Parish Bulletins

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Did you know...

There are 68.2 million Catholics in the United States (22% of the U.S. population), and 1.07 billion Catholics in the world (17% of the population).

SAVE THE DATE

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January 18, 2018 at 7pm

 

2017 Holy Days of Obligation 

  • Sunday, January 1, 2017   Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God  

  • Thursday, May 25, 2017   Ascension of Jesus  

  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017   Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary  

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017   All Saints' Day

  • Friday, December 8, 2017   Feast of the Immaculate Conception  

  • Monday, December 25, 2017   Christmas  

Annointing Of The Sick

The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is arranged by calling the Parish Office (978-774-7575). Those who have been admitted to the hospital are customarily anointed by the Catholic Chaplain of the hospital; if there is any question as to whether a person who is seriously ill or preparing for surgery has been anointed, an immediate family member should inquire at the nurse's station.

 

Anointing of the Sick is also a sacrament of healing. Anointing of the Sick was once known as "extreme unction." The idea behind this sacrament is that we are all members of the body of Christ. When one of us suffers, all of us suffer, and all of God's creation suffers with us.

 

Through the sacrament of anointing, Christ strengthens the faithful who are afflicted by illness, providing them with the strongest means of support. Jesus showed great concern for the bodily and spiritual welfare of the sick and commanded his followers to do the same. The celebration of this sacrament is an opportunity for the deepening of the faith of the community who are able to witness the faith and devotion of those being anointed.

 

This is a ministry of comfort. Through Anointing, the sick are reminded that Christ and the Church are in communion with their suffering. The Holy Spirit shares the blessings of health, trust in God, and strength against temptation.

anointing of the sick