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Pastor’s Note (11-14-21): We ask all parishioners (vaccinated and unvaccinated) to wear face masks inside of our churches and church buildings until further notice. Thank you for your ongoing cooperation and support! Now more than ever, let’s pray together and take care of each other! Peace and blessings to all, Father Jim

Holy Eucharist
Source & Summit of the Christian Life

In the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC), we read these words about the Sacrament of Holy Eucharist: “At the Last Supper, on the night he was betrayed, our Savior instituted the Eucharistic sacrifice of his Body and Blood. This he did in order to perpetuate the sacrifice of the cross throughout the ages until he should come again, and so to entrust his beloved Spouse, the Church, a memorial of his death and resurrection: a sacrament of love, a sign of unity, a bond of charity, a Paschal banquet in which Christ is consumed, the mind is filled with grace, and a pledge of future glory is given to us (CCC 1323).”

As Roman Catholics, we believe that the Eucharist is “the source and summit of the Christian life (CCC 1324).” We believe that the Eucharist is truly the Body and Blood of Christ. And like Pope Francis, we believe in our hearts: “The Eucharist is essential for us. It is Christ who wishes to enter into our lives and fill us with his grace. The Eucharist, although it is the fullness of sacramental life, is not a prize for the perfect but a powerful medicine and nourishment for the weak (Evangelii Gaudium, 47).”

In Holy Family Parish and Our Lady of Good Voyage Parish, the Celebration of Holy Mass is the wellspring of our community’s joy and the guiding light of our shared life of prayer, fellowship, and service. All are welcome to join us for Mass and to participate in Holy Communion in accordance with a personal examination of conscience and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The Catholic Community of Gloucester & Rockport celebrates Masses according to the schedule below. Now more than ever, let’s pray together! Spread the word! All are invited! All are welcome!

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Our Weekend Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil Mass

  • 4:00pm in Saint Ann Church
  • 6:00pm in Our Lady of Good Voyage Church

Sunday Mass

  • 7:00am in Our Lady of Good Voyage Church
  • 8:15am in Saint Ann Church
  • 10:00am in Saint Joachim Church
  • 11:45am in Our Lady of Good Voyage Church

Sunday Mass Online

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Our Daily Mass Schedule

Monday & Tuesday

  • No Masses Scheduled

Wednesday

  • Mass at 5:30pm
    Followed by Silent Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
    Our Lady of Good Voyage Church

Thursday & Friday

  • Mass at 8:00am
    Our Lady of Good Voyage Church

First Saturday of the Month

  • Mass at 8:00am
    Our Lady of Good Voyage Church
    Followed by the Assisi Project

Learn More: Sacrament of Holy Eucharist

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Sacrament of Penance & Reconciliation

Wednesday Evening

  • Confessions Begin at 6:05pm
    Last Confession at 6:45pm
    Our Lady of Good Voyage Church
  • Also: Confessions by Appointment
    Contact: frjim@ccgronline.com

Learn More: Making a Good Confession

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WeShare
Support Your Home Parish!

Now more than ever, your home parish still needs your support! Holy Family Parish and Our Lady of Good Voyage Parish depend solely on your financial support to pay our bills and make ends meet. Let’s follow the money! Your weekly gifts pay for Father Jim’s salary, health care benefits, along food and utilities for the rectory. Your gifts also pay for the salaries and benefits of our remaining pastoral team members who are working harder than ever to clean our churches, maintain our buildings and grounds, and provide for the spiritual needs of our fellow parishioners. Finally, your gifts pay for the necessary maintenance and repairs of our historic church buildings.

All friends, neighbors, and fellow parishioners of the Catholic Community of Gloucester & Rockport are encouraged to mail their offering or to give electronically. Our mailing address is 74 Prospect Street, Gloucester, Massachusetts 01930. In addition, our WeShare program is a safe and easy way to make donations to your home parish using a credit card, debit card, or electronic check. Because of your generous and ongoing support during these tough times, we can pay our bills, balance our monthly budgets, and ensure the short and long-term financial stability of our beloved parishes. Every dollar counts! Every gift, large or small, makes a difference! For more information about how you can support the Catholic Community of Gloucester & Rockport, please contact Father Jim at frjim@ccgronline.com. Thank you!

Support Holy Family Parish
Support Our Lady of Good Voyage Parish

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About Us

Established in 2014, the Catholic Community of Gloucester & Rockport is a collaborative of two historic parishes: Holy Family Parish and Our Lady of Good Voyage Parish. Working together as a Roman Catholic community united in prayer, fellowship, and service, we are committed to living the Gospel of Christ, sharing God’s love and mercy with all people, and rebuilding the Church in Gloucester & Rockport. All are invited! All are welcome! Always!

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