The flowers at the High Altar are given to the Glory of God and in thanksgiving for the musicianship and ministry of Katelyn Emerson.

If you are visiting or new  to the Advent, we hope that you will feel welcome and at home.  Please fill out a visitor’s/newcomer’s card so that we will have a record of your visit here and can keep in touch.

All persons baptized in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit are invited to the Altar to receive the Body and Blood of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you wish to receive a blessing, come to the Altar and cross your arms over your chest.

Childcare is provided for infants and toddlers during both the 9 am and 11:15 am Masses. 

9:00 am—Infant nursery is located on the first floor in the room beyond the Parish Office.  The Toddler nursery is located downstairs in Moseley Hall.

11:15 am—Infants and Toddlers are cared for on the first floor in the room beyond the office.

If you have questions or special needs we want to hear them.  Contact Meg Nelson 856-217-0847 or

9:00 Coffee Hour. Maggie Dunbar and Barbara Boles host the Coffee Hour this morning. Next week is the Parish Picnic. New coffee hour hosts are always needed; please contact Barbara Boles by email or telephone (617-501-7572) if you’re interested or have questions about what is entailed. 

11:15 Coffee Hour.  Lynn Eustis, Gabriel Ellsworth, and Dustin Henderson & Nicholas Dials host the Coffee Hour this morning. Next week is the Parish Picnic. We are always in need of more volunteers to do the coffee hour.  To view the schedule of available dates and select a date to co-host, please go to  If you have any questions, please contact Frederick Ou (, Roxy Hanson ( or Kyle Pilares (  

Musical Notes:

Many, many thanks to our nine o’clock Parish Choir for their choral work this year. Their contribution to our worship is immeasurable. They begin their summere break today, but please express your thanks to choir members personally when you spy them in the pews or at coffee hour! 

Our Summer Choir season begins this morning. A reduced choir will sing for the 11:15 Solemn Mass, offering motets and mass settings, until Sunday, July 1, when a soloist will sing for four Sundays. On August 5, the summer choir returns. Repertoire lists can be found at

Calling all parents of rising 7th through 12th graders!  Fr James and Gabriel Ellsworth invite you to a brief meeting after the 9:00 Mass TODAY in the Frisby Room.  They will discuss plans for the 2018-2019 Church School year for the youth of our parish.  Please plan to attend this gathering and learn about what is in store for next year.   

Mission and Outreach Needs You! Are you interested in serving your community and bringing the peace of Christ to those in need? Mission and outreach minded people are encouraged to attend a brainstorming meeting today, June 3, after the 11:15 Mass in the Library. Mission and outreach plans for the coming year will be discussed and all input is welcomed. Any questions? Contact Pastoral Assistant Eric Fialho at

PICNIC! PICNIC! PICNIC! Next Sunday, June 10, we will have a summertime picnic in the Garden following the 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Masses. The Advent will provide hot dogs with all the trimmings and drinks of various kinds. We ask members of the Parish to bring hors d’oeuvres, salads, and desserts. Pray for good weather and feel free to dress appropriately.



The Wednesday morning Bible study group is currently reading the Epistles to the Galatians and the Ephesians. That’s at 10 a.m. in the Library.


Discount Vouchers for the Boston Common Garage are available for $9.00 each from Deacon Daphne or Nola Sheffer.  You can find them between the 9:00 and 11:15 Masses at the Coffee Hour or Entr’acte.  The vouchers can be used after 4:00 pm weekdays, and all day Saturday and Sunday.  Questions?  email:

June 4-10, 2018

Monday, June 4
5:15 pm: Girl Scouts

Tuesday, June 5
Boniface of Mainz
5:30 pm: Community Supper

Wednesday, June 6
9:30 am: Offsite Planning Meeting
10:00 am: Bible Study
6:00 pm: Healing Mass
7:00 pm: Bellringing

Thursday, May 7

Friday, June 8
8:00 am: Advent School Grandfriends Day
8:30 am: Park Street School Event (Library)
6:00 pm: Advent School event

Saturday, June 9
Columba of Iona
10:00 am: Flower Guild
10:00 am: Search Committee

Sunday, June 10
The Third Sunday after Pentecost
Parish Picnic
7:30 am: Morning Prayer
8:00 am: Low Mass
9:00 am: Sung Mass
11:15 am: Solemn Mass

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