The flowers at the High Altar are given to the Glory of God and in loving memory of Peter J. McNeff.

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. David Russo & Matt McNeff and John Boyd host the Coffee Hour this morning.  Next week the hosts will be Bette Boughton and Jonnet Holladay.  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.  Maggie Eggert, Nick Westberg and Anh & Philip Sawyer host the Coffee Hour this morning.  Next week the hosts will be Brian Sirman & Thiago Rêgo and Meg & Brent Nelson. 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 (  

Newcomers’ Brunch—This Morning Father James and Betsy are hosting a Newcomers’ Brunch.  All newcomers to the parish are invited to attend.  Please make your way to 43 South Russell Street after both the 9:00 am and the 11:15 am Masses.  If you are new to the Advent—i.e, if you started attending during the last year, and/or have never been to a previous Newcomers’ Reception—this will be an opportunity for you to meet other members of the parish and some of the parish leadership.  We are glad to have you as a part of our parish family.  43 South Russell Street is a 10 minute walk up Pinckney Street, left on Anderson Street, right on Myrtle Street, and left on South Russell Street.  43 South Russell Street is half way down the street on the left.  See you there!


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


More Processiontide!  Trinity Sunday’s Solemn Mass with Te Deum on May 27 will conclude with the Te Deum of Ralph Vaughan Williams. 

Corpus Christi’s Mass with Procession-Around-the-Neighborhood and Benediction, on Thursday, May 31, with music by William Byrd and with a brass quartet playing for the procession.  The guest preacher will be the Rev’d Patrick T. Gray, Rector of Christ Church, South Hamilton.  

A gala garden reception follows the Mass.

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 on Sunday, June 3.  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 on 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


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:

May 21-27, 2018

Monday, May 21
8:30 am: Advent School Share Event
7:00 pm: Girl Scout Leaders

Tuesday, May 22
5:30 pm: Community Supper

Wednesday, May 23
10:00 am: Bible Study
6:00 pm: Healing Mass
7:00 pm: Bellringing

Thursday, May 24
Jackson Kemper
7:00 pm: Advent Choir Rehearsal

Friday, May 25
The Venerable Bede

Saturday, May 26
Augustine of Canterbury
10:00 am: Advent Choir Rehearsal
10:00 am: Flower Guild

Sunday, May 27
Trinity Sunday
7:30 am: Morning Prayer
8:00 am: Low Mass
9:00 am: Sung Mass
11:15 am: Solemn Mass & Te Deum

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