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

Music Director, 774-7575

 

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

JULY 24

SUMMER CONCERT

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  

Reconciliation

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As sinners, we recognize both our human limitations and failures and also God’s limitless love for us.  God loves and forgives us, and the sacrament of reconciliation makes this gift of forgiveness a reality in the life of the sinner.  We are restored to a proper relationship with God.  Through the cleansing of our sins and guilt, we are once again made whole and holy.

 

The sacrament of penance is one of two sacraments of healing. It is the sacrament that brings spiritual healing for Catholics who have distanced themselves from God by committing sins.

 

There are four elements involved:

• the penitent’s contrition for sin

• confession to a priest  

• absolution by the priest  

• satisfaction    

 

Through penance, the faithful receive pardon through God's mercy for the sins they have committed. At the same time, they are reconciled with the Church community. The confession, or disclosure, of sins frees us and facilitates our reconciliation with others.

 

The Sacrament of Reconciliation ("Confessions") is offered every Saturday from 4:00 to 4:30 pm. Other times can be arranged by making an appointment with one of our parish priests through the Parish Office (978-774-7575)

 

Communal Reconciliation services are offered during Advent and Lent.