February 7th, 2016 by pnguyen
Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule
7:00AM – 12:10PM – 7:00PM
Ash Wednesday & Good Friday
and all Fridays
in Lent are obligatory days of Abstinence/Fasting
For all who have reached their 14th year Abstinence from meat is obligatory on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday & all Fridays in Lent.
For all who have completed their 18th year and have not yet reached their 60th year Fasting is obligatory on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Fasting allows a person to eat one full meal. If necessary to maintain strength according to one’s needs two smaller meals may be taken, not to equal one full meal. Eating between meals is not permitted.
Lent is a time of sacrifice for Jesus. It is a season of prayer, penitence, good works and self-denial, which prepares us for Holy Week’s commemoration of His Passion, Death and Resurrection through which we attain redemption.
Wondering what to do this Lent?
Want to boost your “prayer, good works & self-denial” all in one swoop?
Commit to 1 Adoration Hour during the Weeks of Lent.
Email your name, phone number and the Lenten Hour you choose to:
or call Jennifer Thomas 617.266.5999 x105
The Light is On For You
You are Invited to come and experience Christ’s Healing & Saving Love
Beginning on March 8th: Wednesdays 6:30pm – 8:00pm
This outreach is called The Light is On For You, and is an effort to highlight the importance of the sacrament of confession in the life of Catholics and to make it as easy as possible for every Catholic to come or to return to this great source of God’s Mercy and healing Love.
Fr. Peter’s Friday Night Stations of the Cross 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday………Masses 7:00am – 12:10pm
April 13th Holy Thursday…………..Mass 7:00PM
Mass of the Lord’s Supper. Adoration until 12:00am in Upper Room
April 14th Good Friday Services… 12:00 noon Stations of the Cross
7:00pm Veneration of the Cross and remembrance of our Lord’s Passion and Death
April 15th Holy Saturday…………..Church will be open for prayer Easter Vigil Mass 8:00pm
April 16th Easter Sunday……………Masses 11:00am – 8:00pm
Feast of the Mother of God
New Year’s Eve
Holy Day Midnight Mass
Mass celebrated by
12:30AM Social downstairs
Sunday – New Year’s Day
Holy Day Masses
11:00 AM and 8:00PM
Christmas Mass Schedule
Saturday, December 24th
Vigil Mass 6:00PM
Sunday, December 25th
Only one (1) Mass will be celebrated at St. Clement and it will be at 11:00AM.
There will be NO 8:00PM Mass.
“Nunc Coepi – The Life of Venerable Bruno Lanteri”
St. Clement’s Lower Level Hall
Saturday, November 5, 2016 – 7:30 p.m.
Nunc Coepi “Now I Begin” and is the new documentary on the life of Venerable Bruno Lanteri, founder of the Oblates of the Virgin Mary. The film was shot on location in Italy and is being shown this year as part of our 200th Anniversary celebration. Come see Nunc Coepi and engage in interesting discussions with those who made the film.
Monday, July 4th Mass Schedule
Only one Mass will be celebrated at St. Clement at 11:00AM.
Masses at St Francis Chapel (Prudential Ctr.) will be 9:00am & 12:00pm.
Sunday, June 12th, 2:00pm ERIC GENIUS
No tickets will be sold. A Free Will Offering will be accepted to help defray expenses. Refreshments Following
Sponsored by Catholic Quest – For more information go to Catholicquest.org
Potluck Brunch Sunday, May 15th
Join us for a potluck brunch after the 11AM Mass in the Upper Room, sponsored by Adoration Boston. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org . Everyone is welcome!
Should you wish to bring a potluck offering, please remember there is no access to a fridge or a stove.
Thursday, May 5th Holy Day of Obligation – The Ascension of Our Lord
Mass Schedule: 7:00am – 12:10pm – 7:00pm
Saturday April 23rd Seminarian Scholarship Dinner & Auction
Each spring, the Oblates of the Virgin Mary host a Seminary Scholarship Fund Dinner and Auction to raise awareness of the Oblate mission, share the vision of our Congregation, build community among our friends & benefactors, and invite financial support for the formation of our Seminarians who will one day minister as Priests or Brothers.
To purchase a ticket or bid on an auction item,
or call 617.266.5999
Deidra Dotsou extension 129
Rose Cummings extension 279
Jen Thomas extension 105
Music of Anguish and Hope – A free choral concert will be given Friday, April 8, at 6pm in St. Clement’s Upper Room. A cappella music of Poulenc, Duruflé, Lotti, and Stanford will be sung by a choir of 24 singers and conducted by St. Clement’s organist, Kevin Neel. Please enter the Shrine at the entrance at 2 Ipswich St.
HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE
March 20th Palm Sunday Masses 11:00am and 8:00pm
March 21, 22, 23: Masses 7:00am & 12:10pm
Wednesday Evening Tenebrae Service 7:00pm (A meditation on the Passion of Christ)
March 24th Holy Thursday: Mass of our Lord’s Last Supper 7:00pm Adoration until 12:00am in the Upper Room
March 25th Good Friday Services: 12:00 noon Stations of the Cross, 7:00pm Veneration of the Cross & remembrance of our Lord’s Passion and Death (although not a Mass you will be able to receive Holy Communion).
March 26th Holy Saturday: Church will be open for prayer throughout the day Easter Vigil Mass will be at 8:00pm
March 27th Easter Sunday Masses: 11:00am & 8:00pm
the Cross 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Each Friday we will offer an evening of reconciliation and prayer. We hope that you will join us for one or for all Fridays during Lent.
Lenten Confessions Wednesdays during Lent from 6:30pm-8pm.
Every parish in the Archdiocese of Boston, and here at St. Clement Shrine, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available on all Wednesdays during Lent from 6:30pm-8:00pm. This is “The Light is On For You”: an annual initiative to highlight the importance of the sacrament of confession in the life of Catholics and to make it as easy as possible for every Catholic to come or to return to this great source of God’s Mercy and healing Love. This is a wonderful way to participate in the special graces of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy.
Abstinence (for those aged 14 and older) no meat Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and all Fridays in Lent.
Fasting (for those aged 18-59) Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Fasting allows a person to eat one full meal. If necessary to maintain strength according to one’s needs two smaller meals may be taken, not to equal one full meal. Eating between meals is not permitted.
Spend 1 Hour with our Lord during the weeks of Lent.
Email your name, telephone number and choice of Day and 1 Hour to: email@example.com or call Jen Thomas 617.266.5999 x127.
March 2nd Wednesday Night Workshop 7:00-9:00pm in the Upper Room
Mindfulness For Christians “Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10
Improving focus and balance in our spiritual lives.
Dr. Greg Kolodziejczak, Ph.D., Psy.D
February 24th Fiat! Wednesday 7:00-9:00pm in the Upper Room
Fiat is a discernment group for single women in the Boston area considering a vocation to religious life in the Catholic Church. Guest Speaker: Mother Olga and the Daughters of Mary of Nazareth
For more information please contact Sr. Marian Batho, CSJ: Sr_Marian_Batho@rcab.org