|Church of St. Theresa||
Arimatheans: attends funerals and offer prayers with and for the grieving family. Most funerals are at 10:30am. Frank Prusik
Bereavement Group: a gathering of those who have suffered the death of a loved one; who support each other on their journey of grief in faith. Led by professionals. MaryClare Collings
Bible Study Group: the Sacred Scriptures are studied and explored on Friday evenings at 7:00pm. Denis Pelletier
Catholic Children’s Camp: directs and organizes a camp for pre-school to middle school children during summer vacation.
Child Abuse Prevention Team: parishioners are trained by the Archdiocese as facilitators to present a session on Protecting God’s Children. Robert Armacost
Children’s Hour: during the 9:00am Mass every first Sunday of the month for pre-school children. Provides a pleasant religious formation experience with videos and coloring projects relevant to Sunday Mass.
Christ’s Hands: an outreach group that collects food, clothing and provides goodies for seasonal holiday parties in the Merrimac Valley. Much help is needed with very little time commitment.
Barbara Celata Coffee Hour: Follows the 9:00am Mass most Sundays during the school year. Parishioners are invited to join their peers in the Parish Hall for coffee, juice, donuts and socializing. Amy Story
Crossthreads: a group of parishioners who love to sew, knit, crochet and socialize. Along with their own interests they provide layettes for our Parish Baby Shower, make the Baptismal robes, knit baby caps for newborns and prayer shawls for those with serious illnesses.
Mary Ann Atwood
Hospitality/Social Action Committee: purchase and set up food and supplies in the hall for celebratory events, keeping the parish kitchen clean and organized. Sue McAuley
Legion of Mary: The Legion of Mary visits (in pairs) parishioners and others, extending a welcome to all, trying to meet spiritual needs. Fruits of membership: a closer relationship to Mary & her Son; a growth in spirituality. The work gives new meaning to your life! Meets Wed. afternoons.
View our other ministries:
Living Nativity: children and adults provide a musical rendition of the nativity featuring soloists from our choirs. Volunteers needed.
Mary’s Handmaidens: parishioners who volunteer their time to maintain the cleanliness of the church. Jane Finn
Sacristans: parishioners, who maintain the worship space of the church, launder the linens and prepare for the Mass. Also enhance the beauty of the church for all of our Liturgical Celebrations.
Pastoral Visitors: Eucharistic ministers who receive special instruction on bringing the Eucharist to the hospital, nursing home, and private homes as they bring the love of the Church to the ill and homebound.
Mary Ann Thomas
Prayer Tree: a volunteer accepts prayer requests and brings them to the prayer community of St. Theresa. Amy Story
Pro-Life Committee: seek to promote the sanctity of life throughout our community through prayer and action. They also organize our annual Parish Baby Shower that benefits pregnancy help center and attend the March for Life in Washington DC each January as well as the annual Massachusetts Citizens for Life March in Boston
Don Henchey, Jane Finn & Diane Bruno
Social Action Committee: Organize and prepare for spaghetti suppers and parish breakfasts. Bill Berry
Youth Ministry: volunteers needed to guide our youth in grades 6-8.
Fr. Thomas Reilly