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Annual Kujenga Youth Retreat 2014

»Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 in Archdiocese of Boston, Confirmation, Local Parish, LocalParish, Ordinary Time, St Angela's, St Matthew's, Young Adults Ministry, Youth/Teens Ministry | Comments Off

Annual Kujenga Youth Retreat 2014

Kujenga-Viongozi are the Swahili words that mean, “to build leadership“. This Annual Youth Retreat is hosted by the Archdiocese of Boston – Office of Cultural Diversity Office for Black Catholics. The purpose of Kujenga-Viongozi is to develop leadership skills among youth and young adults in the Black Catholic tradition, with Jesus-Christ at the center of their lives. It is a weekend retreat that is targeted toward youth and young adults (and adults who serve as mentors) who want to share their gifts and talents, explore the leadership seeds God has planted in them and go deeper in their leadership role in the church. Mark your calendar and start planning for the 2014 Kujenga Catholic Youth Leadership Retreat week-end from 5:00 p.m. Friday 1st...

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‘Know Your Rite, The Mass Explained’

»Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Archdiocese of Boston, Confirmation, St Angela's, St Matthew's, Young Adults Ministry, Youth/Teens Ministry | Comments Off

‘Know Your Rite, The Mass Explained’

Father Bill Joy – our pastor and Father Matt Williams invite both parishes St. Matthew’s Dorchester & St. Angela’s Mattapan youth and young adults: - Echo Des Jeunes, TYP – The Young Professionals, MEJ – Mouvement Eucharistique Des Jeunes, Les Etoiles De Marie, Parish WYD planning committee, Parish Life Teen, Parish Confirmation program, etc … - and their families to attend ‘Know Your Mass Rite’ – The Mass Explained February 8th, 2014 (location and time to be announced soon) with Rev. Matthew Williams Click here to learn more. — ...

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Divine Mercy Prayers, Devotions & Chaplet

»Posted by on Jan 11, 2014 in Archdiocese of Boston, Reconciliation, St Angela's, St Matthew's | Comments Off

Divine Mercy Prayers, Devotions & Chaplet

Divine Mercy Devotion, Prayers and Chaplet – click play button below to listen. The Divine Mercy is a Roman Catholic devotion to the merciful love of God and the desire to let that love and mercy flow through one’s own heart towards those in need of it. Learn more Through St. Faustina, the Merciful Savior has given the aching world new channels for the outpouring of His grace.  These new channels include the Image of The Divine Mercy, the Feast of Mercy (Divine Mercy Sunday), the Chaplet, the Novena to The Divine Mercy, and prayer at 3 o’clock in the afternoon, the Hour of Great Mercy. Although these means of receiving God’s mercy are new in form, they all proclaim the timeless message of God’s merciful love. They also draw us back to the great...

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Holy Mass, the ‘Kiss of Peace’ at Mass

»Posted by on Jan 10, 2014 in Archdiocese of Boston, Christmas, Reconciliation, St Angela's, St Matthew's, St. Gregory's, Young Adults Ministry, Youth/Teens Ministry | Comments Off

Holy Mass, the ‘Kiss of Peace’ at Mass

Kiss of peace – The “Kiss of Peace” or ‘Sign of Peace’ is part of the ‘Communion Rite’ in the Liturgy of the Mass in the Roman Catholic Church. It is a traditional Christian greeting dating to early Christianity. The practice remains a part of the worship in many traditional churches: Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Catholic Churches, Eastern Orthodox churches, Oriental Orthodox churches and some liturgical mainline Protestant denominations. It is often called the kiss of peace, sign of peace, or simply peace or pax – “Baiser De Paix” in French; and ‘Bay Lapè’ in Haitian Creole. In the Gospels, greeting with a kiss was also the custom practiced by Jesus Christ. However, the New Testament’s reference to a holy kiss (en philemati...

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Youth Christmas Show, St. Matthew’s

»Posted by on Dec 19, 2013 in Advent, Archdiocese of Boston, Christmas, Confirmation, First Communion, Holy Matrimony, Local Parish, LocalParish, Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy, St Angela's, St Matthew's, St. Gregory's, Young Adults Ministry, Youth/Teens Ministry | Comments Off

Youth Christmas Show, St. Matthew’s

Annual Youth Christmas Show 2013 on Sunday Dec 22, 2013 at St. Matthew’s Church/Parish Hall at 4PM – Entrance via church parking lot, behind the rectory. St. Matthew’s Parish Dorchester together with ‘St. Matthew’s Les Etoiles De Marie‘ and ‘ St. Angela’s Echo Des Jeunes‘ and Elizabeth (Zazu) Bernard invite you to the 2013 Annual Youth Christmas Show at St. Matthew’s Parish When: Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 4PM Where: St. Matthew’s Church Hall, Dorchester – Entrance from Church Parking lot — — Greetings Everyone!! For those of you who are not aware, I just wanted to inform you that on Sunday December 22, 2013 the youth of St. Matthew’s and St. Angela’s Church along with a...

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List of Youth Ministries at St. Angela’s/St. Matthew’s Parish Family

»Posted by on Sep 7, 2013 in Confirmation, First Communion, Young Adults Ministry, Youth/Teens Ministry | Comments Off

List of Youth Ministries at St. Angela’s/St. Matthew’s Parish Family

St. Angela’s Mattapan and St. Matthew’s Dorchester Parish Family has several youth, teens and young adults groups ministries. These various ministries provide youth/teens and young adults of the parish with a wide variety of ways of connecting with the community. Through these ministries they learn and grow as an individual, meet others who share the same values, and reach out to serve the larger parish and our city:  Mattapan, Dorchester, and Boston at large.  We hope there’s something for everyone here.  If not, contact our Pastor Father William P. Joy in creating future ministries.  Here a few: Pastoral Ministries for St. Matthew’s Dorchester and St. Angela’s Mattapan – Youth/Teens & Young Adults Faith...

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