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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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 (firstname.lastname@example.org 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 (email@example.com or 882-0925). Parishioners are invited to share this information with family members, friends and co-workers.
We invite you to use the Christmas Flower Offering envelopes on the tables at the church entrances to make a contribution toward our Christmas flowers and wreaths for the church. Consider making a donation in memory of a deceased relative or friend. We will prepare a list of all donations. Please help us by placing the envelopes in the regular collection or dropping them at the parish office before December 8.
The children of the parish in grade 1 and beyond are invited to be part of the Children’s Advent Stations of Light on December 14 at 11:45 a.m. and the Children’s Eve Christmas Choir on December 24 prior to the 4:00 p.m. Mass. Rehearsals will take place after the 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass beginning on Sunday, November 9. Children can participate in one or both events. Questions: please contact Margaret Pobywajlo (669-7845) or the parish office (882-0925 or firstname.lastname@example.org). Download Information
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.
Next weekend (November 22-23) is our scheduled monthly collection of food for Corpus Christi Food Pantry and Assistance (a week early due to the Thanksgiving holiday). Please help with your donations of instant cereal, boxed cereal, canned meat (tuna and chicken), canned soup and personal hygiene products. Thank you for your continued generosity to this outreach effort!
Plan to join your parish family for Mass on Thanksgiving morning, November 27, at 8:00 a.m., as we gather to thank God for his many blessings. With hearts filled with gratitude, we recall that the word Eucharist means Thanksgiving.
WE GIVE THANKS: Complete a Leaf
During this season of gratitude, we invite our parishioners and guests to take a leaf from the table in the gathering space, to write on the leaf something for which they are particularly grateful for this Thanksgiving and to place the leaf on the large cross. We will bring the cross into Church for our Thanksgiving Day Mass.
Plan to bring the whole family to the pancake breakfast with Saint Nicholas in the parish hall on Sunday, November 30, after the 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Masses. The Knights of Columbus are our hosts for this annual parish event. Tickets will be on sale in the gathering space after the Masses the weekends of November 15-16 and 22-23.
The Hibernians will be collecting winter coats and sweaters the weekend of November 22-23 before and after the Masses. Please help them by making sure that all donations are in clean and serviceable condition. All clothing will be distributed within the Nashua area. Thank you for helping people stay warm this winter.
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.
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.
Remembering the faithful departed November is traditionally the month in which the Church remembers in prayer all the faithful departed. We invite you to write your ALL SOULS month intentions in our Book of Remembrance in front of the Easter candle. Write in the book the name or names of your deceased family members and friends. At all Masses during the month of November, we will remember those entered in the book as well as all the deceased members of our parish community. We remember the people whose funeral Masses were celebrated at the parish during the past year: Yvonne Zemotel, Robert Daigle, Nancy Bergskaug, Lucille Boyer, Lawrence Fletcher, Lillian Grzesik, James Munroe, Alice Pelletier, Brian Lorden, Brigitte Chilton, Thomas DiMauro, Ann Blazejewski, Eileen Collins, Shirley Field, Raymond Couillard, Suzanne Lampognana, Richard Blais, Leo McKillop, Dorothy Hamilton, Robert Goldsack, Jennifer Parzych, Jacqueline Paradise, Denis Labbe, Michael McCartney, John Voveris and Gerry Papineau.
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 Rite of Acceptance: Next week at the 10:30 a.m. Mass,
we will welcome those who seek full communion with the Catholic Church. It is this whole parish community that is
welcoming them, sharing our Christian faith with them, and walking the faith journey together in the days and years ahead. Through their sponsors we will all sign them with the cross of Christ; as Christ’s followers, we each embrace that same cross. Please keep these people in prayer as they journey toward the reception of the sacraments at the Easter Vigil.
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.
KEEP CHRIST IN CHRISTMAS
Order forms for the Keep Christ in Christmas cards and items are available from the Knights of Columbus or on the Information table in the gathering space. Completed orders (including name, telephone number, email address and check) should be given to a Knight, a parish staff member or returned to the parish office. The Knights will be selling cards and items and taking orders after the Masses this weekend. All profits will support the charitable works of the Knights.
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).
ST. CHRISTOPHER CATHOLIC SCHOOL (PreK-Grade 6) will hold an OPEN HOUSE for prospective PreK-Grade 1 students and their families on Friday, November 21, at 9:30 a.m. Questions/information: www.stchrisschoolnh.org. 882-7442.
CareNet will offer an eight-week Bible study called Mended Hearts to help women who are suffering with the trauma of abortion to understand God’s unconditional love and forgiveness for them. All contacts to CareNet are confidential. To participate in the Bible study, women should contact either the Nashua (883-1122) or Manchester (623-1122) CareNet centers. There are brochures describing the Mended Hearts program in the parish library.
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. 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).
Subscribers to the diocesan online publication Catholic Citizenship News receive timely information on national and state legislative issues and bills. To help readers prepare for the fall elections, the publication currently includes Conscience and Your Vote which presents Church teaching on important topics. 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.