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The Church of the Advent is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts that gathers day by day, in the Anglo-Catholic tradition, to know and make known the grace of God through Jesus Christ. Through our renowned music, our thoughtful preaching and education programs, our various missions of outreach, we make up a diverse community of faith that tries always to live by Jesus’s teaching, keeping the Gospel close to heart.

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  • Collect for the Sunday after the Ascension

    O God, the King of glory, who hast exalted thine only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph unto thy kingdom in heaven: We beseech thee, leave us not comfortless, but send to us thine Holy Ghost to comfort us, and exalt us unto the same place whither our Savior Christ is gone before; who liveth

  • Collects for the Sixth Sunday of Easter and Ascension Day

    Collect for the Sixth Sunday of Easter: O God, who hast prepared for those who love thee such good things as pass man’s understanding: Pour into our hearts such love towards thee, that we, loving thee in all things and above all things, may obtain thy promises, which exceed all that we can desire; through

  • Collect for the Fifth Sunday of Easter

    O Almighty God, whom truly to know is everlasting life: Grant us so perfectly to know thy Son Jesus Christ to be the way, the truth, and the life, that we may steadfastly follow his steps in the way that leadeth to eternal life; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth

  • Collect for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

    O God, whose Son Jesus is the good shepherd of thy people; Grant that when we hear his voice we may know him who calleth us each by name, and follow where he doth lead; who, with thee and the Holy Spirit, liveth and reigneth, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

  • Collect for the Third Sunday of Easter

    O God, whose blessed Son did manifest himself to his disciples in the breaking of bread: Open, we pray thee, the eyes of our  faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the

  • Virtual Walk for the Advent’s Community Dinner – May 3, 2020

    Advent parishioners have supported our Tuesday Community Dinners every year for over 30 years. This May 3, 2020, in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, is no different. Donations to support our valuable outreach program are even more critical.  On Sunday, May 3, the Briggs-Kiernan Family will keep the Advent’s tradition alive and will aim

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