The flowers at the High Altar are given to the Glory of God and in loving memory of Daniel James Macmillan.

The flowers at the Crossing and in the All Saints Chapel are given to the Glory of God and loving memory of Pin Ou.

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. Tony Pulsone & Darcy Montaldi and Melissa Fox host the Coffee Hour this morning.  Next week is the Parish Picnic!  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. There are no hosts for this week’s coffee hour.   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 (

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 summer 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 3, when soloists will sing for the month of July.  On August 7, the summer choir returns.  Music lists can be found online at

Hails & Farewells!  Our very talented Associate Organist & Choir Master pro tempore, Jonathan Ortloff’s last appearance was on Corpus Christi this past Thursday.  Ross Wood will continue to as Organist & Choir Master pro tempore through August.  There will be a festive celebration of their time with us after the Solemn Procession & Mass on Michaelmas, September 29.  Please mark your calendars! 


Monday, May 30 is Memorial Day and the Parish Office will be closed.  The holiday schedule will be observed—Morning Prayer at 8:30 am; Low Mass at 9:00 am; Evening Prayer is cancelled.


Picnic!  Picnic!  Picnic!  On Sunday June 5, we will have a summertime picnic in the Garden following the 9 am and 11:15 am 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, desserts.  Pray for good weather and feel free to dress appropriately.


Boston Print for Sale to Support the Advent in Mission—Our friends at Old Try ( have created a limited edition vintage letterpress print now on sale in our bookstall to support the Advent in Mission.  The beautiful print reads “In Boston as it is in Heaven” (a prayer we pray implicitly every time we say the Our Father), and depicts the skyline as it appears in our city seal.  The limited edition prints are $39 and supplies are limited—so buy one (or three!) soon as a prayer for our city and to raise funds for missions at the Advent.


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 someone to coordinate this project, as well as a big team of volunteers—Can you help?  To volunteer to work on this project or help coordinate it, 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!


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:


May 30-June 5, 2016

Monday, May 30
Memorial Day (Parish Office Closed)
8:30 am: Morning Prayer
9:00 am: Low Mass

Tuesday, May 31
Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
5:30 pm: Community Supper

Wednesday, June 1
Justin Martyr
1:25 pm: Park Street School Tour
6:00 pm: Healing Mass
7:00 pm: Bell Ringing

Thursday, June 2
The Martyrs of Lyon

Friday, June 3
The Martyrs of Uganda
11:00 am: Holy Hour
5:00 pm: Family Group

Saturday, June 4
2:00 pm: Advent Softball Game (Boston Common Field)
8:00 pm: AA Meeting

Sunday, June 5
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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