Sunday: 7:30AM; 9:00AM; 11:00AM.
Weekday: 8:00AM Mon-Fri.
Reconciliation: 4:00PM Sat
90 Forest Street
Danvers MA 01923
Rev. Bruce Flannagan
Interim Principal, St. Mary School
Religious Ed. Director, Gr 1-10
Religious Ed. Youth Director
Liturgical Music Director
Victoria Woodley and Larry Kucy
RCIA Directors, 774-7575
Altie Nichols Secretary/Receptionist, 774-7575
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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).
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Sounds of the Holidays Concert, Sunday December 9th
2018 Holy Days of Obligation
- Thursday, May 10 - Ascension of Jesus
- Wednesday, August 15 - Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- Thursday, November 1 - All Saints' Day
- Saturday, December 8 - Feast of the Immaculate Conception
- Tuesday, December 25 - Christmas
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.