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Welcome

We are a joyfully Catholic community bringing the riches of our Anglican tradition of worship with us into the Church as envisioned by Pope Benedict XVI in his Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus. We are part of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter, the structure established in the United States and Canada for Episcopalians, Anglicans, and other Protestants wishing to enter into communion with Rome. Our Pastor, Father Jürgen Liias – an Episcopal priest for 40 years – was ordained in the Catholic Church in April 2013. You do not have to have had any association with Anglicanism to attend our Masses; all are most welcome to share in our life and fellowship. Learn more about us on these pages, and then please join us as we worship in the Beauty of Holiness and the power of the Spirit!

News & Announcements

REMINDER: NO ORDINARIATE MASS AT STONEHAM JUNE 14th

Dear members, friends, and visitors — owing to our community's retreat at Graymoor Friary, June 12th–14th, there will be no Ordinariate Mass at Saint Patrick's Church, Stoneham on Sunday June 14th. If you wish to attend a Roman Catholic Mass of the Anglican Patrimony you may wish to visit the community of Saint Athanasius in Chestnut Hill (St. Lawrence Church, 774 Boylston Street, off Route 9) at 11:30. Our regular Ordinariate Mass will return the following weekend (June 21) here at Saint Patrick's at 9 o'clock. We apologize for any inconvenience and ask you to pray for us as we seek God's will for our community.

Letter from Fr. Liias – Community Retreat and Reflection

Dear members, friends, and visitors — owing to our community's retreat at Graymoor Friary, June 12th–14th, there will be no Ordinariate Mass at Saint Patrick's Church, Stoneham on Sunday June 14th. If you wish to attend a Roman Catholic Mass of the Anglican Patrimony you may wish to visit the community of Saint Athanasius in Chestnut Hill (St. Lawrence Church, 774 Boylston Street, off Route 9) at 11:30. Our regular Ordinariate Mass will return the following weekend (June 21) here at Saint Patrick's at 9 o'clock. We apologize for any inconvenience and ask you to pray for us as we seek God's will for our community.

Fr. Liias’ Homily, 5-31-15: A Ramble through Matthew 28:16–20

Expository Sermons: an Anglican tradition. Which mountain? (including various "whys" — Water; Glory; and the Law). Something unique to Matthew's Gospel (with a repetition of repetitions...welcome to the Scriptural Hall of Mirrors.) Today's Greek lesson: "worship" (verb, active). Those doubting Disciples — and why we should be grateful for their, uh: "model." Virtues of doubt; varieties of faith. Obedience. Who's Boss around here (whether it looks like it, or not.) Drums, Tunes, Citizenship, and earthly good. Confidence. The Great Commission. The "secret meaning" of the Mass — why DO we call it that? Definitions of Discipleship. Baptism and the Name of God. Faith and Works; the nearness of our God — to the end of the age, and past it.

Ordinariate Expats June Cycle of Prayer

Please click the link above to view a PDF.

Weekly Mass Propers

Propers for Trinitytide IV (Jun. 28)

Propers for Trinitytide III (Jun. 21)

Propers for Graymoor Retreat Mass

Propers for Corpus Christi (Jun. 7)

Propers for Trinity Sunday (May 31)