Home » Calendar

Calendar of archdiocesan events


Friday, Nov. 15
Saint Adelaide's Christmas Fair, Peabody -- Join us at Saint Adelaide Church, 708 Lowell Street, for a Christmas fair. The fair will take place on Friday, Nov. 15, from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be a great variety of food, home-baked goods, holiday gift baskets, beautiful homemade crafts, raffles, kids' activities, and much more. Bring your phone or camera to take a picture with Santa!

Saturday, Nov. 16
Padre Pio Prayer Group, Brockton -- The Padre Pio Prayer Group of the Chapel of Our Savior, 475 Westgate Drive, will hold its regularly scheduled meeting following the 12:05 p.m. Mass. Confessions will be available from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For questions, please call Brother Thomas at the chapel gift shop: 508-583-8357 ext. 4. The meeting will start promptly after the conclusion of the Mass.

Saturday, Nov. 16
All Souls Memorial Concert, Brighton -- Join us for the All Souls Memorial Concert at Saint John's Seminary Chapel, 127 Lake Street, at 7:00 p.m. The concert is sponsored by the alumni of MAM/MTS programs at Saint John's Seminary.

Saturday, Nov. 16
Christmas Bazaar, Chelsea -- Come to Our Lady of Grace Hall, 59 Nichols Street, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., for the Morning Star Catholic Collaborative -- Winter Wonderland Christmas Bazaar! We will have food, raffles, games, vendors, white elephant, goodies, music, surprises, crafts, and all sorts of happy Christmas chaos! For questions, call us at 781-284-5252. Morning Star Catholic Collaborative comprises the parishes of Our Lady of Grace, Chelsea/Everett, and Saint Mary of the Assumption, Revere.

Saturday, Nov. 16
, for the Morning Star Catholic Collaborative -- Winter Wonderland Christmas Bazaar! We will have food, raffles, games, vendors, white elephant, goodies, music, surprises, crafts, and all sorts of happy Christmas chaos! For questions, call us at 781-284-5252. Morning Star Catholic Collaborative comprises the parishes of Our Lady of Grace, Chelsea/Everett, and Saint Mary of the Assumption, Revere.

Saturday, Nov. 16
Holly Harvest Fair, Newton -- Join us at Sacred Heart Parish, Bishop MacKenzie Center (1337 Centre Street), for the Holly Harvest Fair. The fair begins on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and continues on Sunday, Nov. 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. There will be gifts, gift baskets, baked goods, children's activities, and more!

Sunday, Nov. 17
Organ Concert, Peabody -- Saint John the Baptist Organ Society is presenting its inaugural concert series on the 140th anniversary of the installation of their Hook and Hastings Organ, Opus 937 (1879). The first concert will take place at 2:00 p.m. at Saint John the Baptist Church, 17 Chestnut Street. Guest organist, Eric Anderson, will present an interactive program and concert, entitled "Thunder and Perfume." Selections will include works by Mendelssohn, J. S. Bach, Guilmant, and Gounod. Mr. Anderson is the director of music and organist for the parishes of Sacred Heart, Manchester by the Sea, and Saint John the Baptist, Essex, and associate organist at Saint Joseph Cathedral in Manchester, NH. A reception will follow. Free-will donations appreciated. The parish is handicap accessible.

Monday, Nov. 18
Ignatian Spiritual Exercises Retreat, Bedford -- Saint Michael Parish, 90 Concord Road, will be hosting an Ignatian Spiritual Exercises Retreat beginning on Nov. 18, and running weekly, on Monday nights, through May 18, 2020. The group will meet from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in our parish hall. The Spiritual Exercises grew out of Ignatius of Loyola's personal experience as a man seeking to grow in union with God. If you seek to do the same, please join us. For more information or to register, call Pat Marks at 781-275-6324.

Thursday, Nov. 21
WINGS, Lexington -- The Lexington Catholic Community, serving Saint Brigid and Sacred Heart Parishes, announces the fourth session of its WINGS (Women IN God's Spirit) fall schedule, from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. The presentation will be given by Ann Gennaro, content and communications specialist for the Archdiocese of Boston. Ann will focus on "Saint Mary Magdalen: The Later Years." In this talk, Ann will dive a little into her mystery, her later years, and what we can learn from her as a woman. The final fall WINGS program concludes with a mini-retreat on Dec. 5. Please join us in the hall at the Saint Brigid Parish Center, the rear of 1995 Massachusetts Avenue. Refreshments are served and membership is not required to attend any session.

Friday, Nov. 22
Saint Athanasius Christmas Faire, Reading -- Find a treasure or start your Christmas shopping at the Saint Athanasius Christmas Faire. The fair begins Friday, Nov. 22, at 4:30 p.m., $10 early bird admission; and doors open free to the public at 5:00 p.m. The fair continues on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. St Athanasius Parish is located at 300 Haverhill Street. For more information or if you are interested in donating, visit our website: www.readingcatholic.org.