The flowers at the High Altar are given to the Glory of God and in remembrance of the wedding anniversary of Yolanda and AJ Piscitelli.

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 Sarah Connor 617-480-3017 or


9:00 Coffee Hour. New coffee hour hosts are always needed; please contact Barbara Boles by phone, 617-501-7572, or email if you’re interested or have questions about what is entailed.

11:15 Coffee Hour. Jason Grant hosts the Coffee Hour this morning.   We are 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 Marcos or Daniel German-Domingues ( or, Frederick Ou (, or or Kyle Pilares (

PICNIC! PICNIC! PICNIC! Called on account of rain! Because of the weather, the Parish Picnic has been rescheduled for next Sunday, June 12. 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, desserts.  Pray for good weather and feel free to dress appropriately.


Bible Study Continues – Wednesdays at 10 a.m. – Parish Library // Interested in studying the Bible with others from our parish? Join us in the Library on Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. This week we begin our study of the Gospel of John.



Volunteers needed for Advent Week at B-SAFE in Dorchester — Our parish would like to host a field trip and provide lunch for the kids and staff at the B-SAFE  (Bishops’ Summer Academic and Fun Enrichment) Program at the Epiphany School in Dorchester on August 1 – 4.  We need a big team of volunteers—Can you help?  To volunteer to work on this project, please contact Fr Wood ( or 617.697.8528).  Time is already short, so if you’re able to help out, please be in touch as soon as you can!


The flowers that adorn the Church are funded entirely by donations from members and friends of the Parish. There are openings for flower memorials or thanksgivings for Sundays, July 3, 17, and 24. If you are interested, please call Blenda Jeffry at 978-443-3519 or email

Discount Vouchers for the Boston Common Garage are available for $9.00 each from Nola Sheffer.  You can find her 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 6-12, 2016

Monday, June 6
5:15 pm: Girl Scouts
5:30 pm: Turkey Trip Reunion

Tuesday, June 7
5:30 pm: Community Supper

Wednesday, June 8
10:00 am: Bible Study
10:00 am: Planning Session
6:00 pm: Healing Mass
7:00 pm: Bell Ringing

Thursday, June 9
Columba of Iona

Friday, June 10
Ephrem of Edessa
10:00 am: Park Street School Event
6:00 pm: Advent School Event

Saturday, June 11
St Barnabas the
9:00 am: Birthday Party
2:00 pm: Advent Softball Game (Boston Common Field)
8:00 pm: AA Meeting

Sunday, June 12
The Fourth 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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