449 Broad Street
Nashua, NH 03063
Parish Office: Mon-Fri, 8am - 4pm
The Celebration of the Mass is the cornerstone of Catholic worship. The celebration is comprised of the proclamation of the Word of God and by participating in the Eucharistic Sacrifice. Through this celebration we are both comforted and challenged by the revelation of God’s saving will and the Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist.
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am
Friday: 5:30 pm
1st Saturday of each month: 8:00 am
Saturday: 4:00 pm
Sunday: 8:30 am and 10:30 am
Saturday: 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Daily: 7:00 am
Sunday: 6:30 pm Rosary Prayer Group
All of us need to spend some extra time with Jesus. We invite you to come to our Eucharistic Chapel of the Divine Mercy. The Chapel is open from 6:00am to midnight, Monday through Friday, and from noon until 9:00pm on Sunday.
If you would like to commit to a specific hour or half hour of prayer, please complete one of the forms near the sing-in book located in the sacristy to the right of the chapel. If life doesn't allow you to join to a specific prayer time, know that you are always welcome whenever the chapel is open. For more information please call the parish office at 603.882.0925.
A book for prayer intentions is located at the front (Tabernacle side) of the church. We are invited to write out our prayer intentions for the church, the world, our communities and our families and friends. At each Mass all of these intentions will be part of our prayer.
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Ethan Harris is a parishioner here and a scout of Troop 26 in Pepperell, Massachusetts. His project is to fix the gardens and paint the rooms of Corpus Christi Food Pantry. To fund the project, orders for flower bulbs will be taken after Masses and online, with prices starting at just $10 (plus a $5 shipping / handling fee).
Please do what you can to support Ethan and this wonderful project by clicking this link.
We invite our parishioners to pray about serving the Lord as a Greeter, Server, Lector, Minister of Communion or a Musician (voice or instrumental) or by participating in one of our other parish ministries (lists are available on the Information table in the gathering space). Interested? Questions? Please see a member of the parish team or contact the parish office (email@example.com or 882-0925).
Loving Father, keep our family within the embrace of your loving providence. In times of crisis and tension, bless our families with hope of your consolation and forgiveness; in times of joy and growth, bless us with a spirit of thankfulness, never let us forget that you are Father of all of us, the Giver of all that is good.
Questions about Catholicism? Interested in learning about Catholic teachings and practices? Considered becoming a Catholic? Perhaps it is time to speak with a member of the parish staff or one of the team members who guide people through the process of exploring the Catholic faith. To set a time to talk, contact the parish office (firstname.lastname@example.org or 882-0925). Parishioners are invited to share this information with family members, friends and co-workers.
The cost of the series is $15 which is for the beautiful study edition workbook. Books may be picked up at the office or on the first night.
September 27-28 is our monthly collection of food for Corpus Christ Food Pantry and Assistance. Please help with your donations of Hamburger Helper, Ramen Noodles, Cup of Soup, hot cereal, pancake mix, syrup and healthy snacks. Please bring your donations and place items in the gathering space. Away for the weekend? Items may be left in the gathering space any time during the week.
Registration forms for the 2014-15 Religious Education program are now available for registered parishioners with children who will be enrolled in kindergarten through grade 8. Registration forms for the high school Confirmation preparation program are also available from the Religious Education office. Questions? More information? Please contact the Religious Education office (889-0012 or email@example.com). Parents of children entering grade 1 are reminded to register their children.
Classes for grades 1-5 begin Sunday, September 14 (9:30-10:25 a.m.) and Monday, September 15 (4:30-5:30 p.m.).
Classes for grade 6 begin Saturday, September 13(5:00-7:30 p.m.).
Classes for grades 7 and 8 begin on Saturday, September 20 (5:00-7:30 p.m.).
The first Family Faith Formation meeting is Sunday, September 14, after the 10:30 a.m. Mass.
A Carmelite Day of Reflection will be held on Saturday, October 4, here at the Parish of the Resurrection. Following the 8:00 a.m. Mass, Father John will give two talks on Carmelite spirituality. Participants should bring a brown bag lunch; beverages will be provided. Registration: David Bienvenue at 437-8307. Deadline for registration is September 30. A free-will offering will be taken.
Parishioner Mary Kay James is collecting ROSARIES and small (6” and under) unbreakable STATUES of the saints to send to Africa. The items maybe left in the basket in the church library before October 6.
SAVE THE DATE:
The Resurrection CYO will hold a CAR WASH and BAKE SALE at Pep Boys (Amherst Street) on Saturday, October 4, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Watch the bulletin for more details.
Our Mission is to provide a safe and challenging sportsmanlike basketball experience with our religious ideals in mind. The CYO basketball program is offered for boys and girls (grades 2-12) who are members of the parish.
Bishop Peter Libasci invites couples who have or are celebrating their 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th and 50th (or beyond) wedding anniversary during 2014 to attend an anniversary Mass on Sunday, October 5, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Anselm Abbey Church, Manchester. Couples who would like to attend should contact the parish office (882-0925 or firstname.lastname@example.org) by August 13 with their complete names and current mailing address and special anniversary year.
The Resurrection high school students who are currently enrolled in the Confirmation program will be confirmed on Sunday, November 23, at 2:00 p.m. More information regarding the retreat date and the rehearsal time will be sent to the candidates and their families.
Reaching out to our family and friends
Perhaps a member of your family or a friend is considering “re-connecting” with the Church. Talk to them about it; listen to their apprehensions; perhaps invite them to join you for Mass. And pray for them.
The Knights of Columbus is an organization of Catholic men committed to serving the Church and the community. The Resurrection Knights meet the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the office hall. Questions: please contact Keith Harris (978) 433-6316.
Knights To Host SPAGHETTI SUPPER
The Knights of Columbus will host a spaghetti supper Saturday, September 27, following the 4:00 p.m. Mass in the parish hall. Tickets: $5 for adults; “family packs” (2 adult tickets and their children): $20. There is no charge for children under 5 years. Tickets will be on sale in the gathering space this weekend.
CHRIST IS COUNTING on YOU and I on HIM!
50th Anniversary service in New Hampshire on Saturday, September 27, at St. Peter Church, Auburn. The Mass will begin at 6:00 p.m. followed by a statewide Ultreya at 7:00 p.m. Please join the NH Cursillo and friends for this special celebration and a wonderful night of music, fellowship, Scripture and sharing of our faith and love for Christ, with Christ and in Christ. Cursillo is a “movement of the Catholic Church that, with its own method, makes it possible to live what is fundamental for being a Christian.” The method helps to create communities of Christians who are interested in bringing the Good News to their environments as they grow and become authentic Christians themselves. This goal is accomplished by the Cursillo method of fostering piety, study and action. To learn more about attending a Cursillo retreat, ask Father John or visit www.nhcursillo.org. Men’s retreat: October 2-5; women’s retreat: November 13-16.
To register or for more information contact their school offices: St. Christopher, grades pre-K through 6 (882-7442 or www.stchristophernh.org ); Infant Jesus, grades pre-K through 6 (889-2649 or www.ijschool.org); and Nashua Catholic, grades 7 and 8 (882-7011 or www.ncrjhs.org).
Catholic adults in their 20’s and 30’s hoping to meet other Young Catholics are invited to monthly gatherings at the Holy Angels Building (378 Notre Dame Ave.), Manchester. For more information: email@example.com.
Worldwide Marriage Encounter is an enrichment experience for good Christian marriages, offering married couples an opportunity to learn a technique of loving communication that they can use for the rest of their lives. A Worldwide Marriage Encounter experience is for couples that have good marriages, but want to make them even better! The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend in the New England area is October 17-19 in Contoocook, NH. For more information: Jim and Elaine Richard (www.wwme.org or 1-800-710-WWME).
Moms (or dads or grandparents) and tots gather to have fun and to offer support to one another as they form their children and grandchildren in the Catholic faith. The group gathers in the parish hall on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Questions about the group: call Bethany Lovering (465-2449).
The Diocese of Manchester has an initiative to inform Catholics about important public policy matters. Catholic Citizenship News provides briefs on legislation as well as information about Catholic social teaching on some of today’s pressing issues. To read the current issue of Catholic Citizenship News and to subscribe, visit http://www.catholicnh.org/ccn.
Paul Murano of WCAP 980 AM discusses the topic of death with our Pastor, Fr. John Grace. Some points discussed: What is death? Were we meant to die? The disembodied soul. The resurrected body. Heaven, hell, and purgatory; the notion of limbo, the communion of saints, and much more!
We invite and welcome all who desire to come to know and love Jesus Christ. We live out our faith through our commitment to His Word, Sacraments and Teachings, and by loving one another as he loves us. We acknowledge the grace found within the Catholic faith tradition by sharing it with our families while at the same time reaching out to people of all ages and backgrounds.
We live out our discipleship in Jesus through the grace found in the Word of God and the teachings of the Apostles. We commit ourselves to sharing the authentic truth found within the Catholic Church and by praying for a greater outpouring of the gifts of the Holy Spirit on our community.
We respond to His call to live holy lives with our families, sharing our faith by giving witness to Jesus Christ through our service to the sick, poor, outcast and alienated. It is through our faith in the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus that we care, serve and love one another as Jesus has loved us.