Saint Anthony: SUNDAY MASS: Sat. 5:30pm, Sun. 8:30am, 11:30am & 6:00pm (Sept.-May)  |  DAILY MASS: Mon, Wed, Fri. 7:00am (9:00am if a holiday)  |  ADDRESS: 10 Summer Street, Cohasset, MA 02025 
Saint Mary of the Assumption: SUNDAY MASS: Sat. 4:00pm, Sunday 7:00am, 10:00am & 6:00pm (June-August)  |  DAILY MASS: Tue, Thur. 9:00am  |  ADDRESS:  208 Samoset Avenue, Hull, MA 02045 MA

Weekday Masses at Other Area Churches (as of July 1, 2019)

Pastor's Blog


Fr. Scott's Weekend Schedule Plans

Sunday, March 08, 2020 | By the Pastor
Fr. Scott's Thoughts: A brief word about how I am setting my weekend schedule... In a two-parish collaborative with only one assigned priest, seven Masses between Saturday afternoon and Sunday evening can be daunting. Add to that any Saturday morning funerals, weddings, whether with Mass or without Mass, and baptisms and it can be overwhelming. These parishes (and I!) are b ...Read more

Invitation to Preach - A Special Retreat

Friday, October 25, 2019 | By the Pastor
Last weekend I had the privilege of traveling to Colorado to preach a spiritual retreat for Permanent Deacons and their wives. As you know, in our Church there are two kinds of deacons: Permanent and Transitional. Deacon Paul and Deacon Jim are Permanent Deacons. To be a deacon is the call they have received from God. A Transitional Deacon is someone who is going to be a priest, is in “t ...Read more

CATHOLIC PARISHES ARE GROWING

Friday, October 11, 2019 | By the Pastor
CATHOLIC PARISHES ARE GROWING! What is the secret behind the growth in Catholic parishes throughout our country? In studies seeking to understand why some parishes are growing - and needing to build larger facilities - three factors have emerged as key to vibrant parishes: excellence in music, proactively welcoming, and a homily with a concrete message. And I listed those factor ...Read more

Emerging Collaborative

Saturday, June 15, 2019 | By the Pastor
Dear Parishioners My first few weeks here serving as Administrator both at St. Mary Parish in Hull and St. Anthony Parish in Cohasset has been very welcoming. Not really having any familiarity with either parish in the past a new opportunity for serving the Church came through a simple phone call back in May. I am always ( so far ) happy to say yes when Cardinal Sean asks me through our Pe ...Read more

Holy Week and The Collaborative's New Pastor Announced

Sunday, April 14, 2019 | By the Pastor
Dear Parishioners In Rome, at the end of a conclave when a new pope has been elected, the Cardinal Carmelengo appears on the balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Square and announces to the assembled crowd and the entire world habemus papem, "we have a pope." The call came here last Thursday with the news "habemus pastor", we have a pastor, which news was to be held until Sunday. And so, ...Read more

The Parish Pastoral Council and Its Evolution in Collaboration

Saturday, February 23, 2019 | By the Pastor
Dear Parishioners, Almost every parish, business, agency and entity of any kind in recent years has drawn up a mission statement, and indication of the mission of the entity and the vision for its future. One of the first items on the agenda of our Parish Pastoral Council some years ago was the drawing up of our parish mission statement. This statement is posted in the vestibule of the ch ...Read more

Cardinal Jean Louis Lefebvre de Cheverus

Sunday, December 02, 2018 | By the Pastor
Dear Parishioners, Jean Louis Lefebvre de Cheverus was born in Mayenne, France on January 28, 1768. The eldest of six children, he was educated at the local college in Mayenne and studied at Saint- Magloire Seminary. He was ordained to the priesthood in Paris on December 18, 1790 just as the French Revolution was gaining momentum. He refused to take the oath required by the Civil Constitu ...Read more

St. Anthony & St. Mary Collaboration - Update on Timeline and Process

Sunday, November 11, 2018 | By the Pastor
Dear Parishioners, Last Monday evening a meeting was held in our Parish Center with the first halting steps being taken in the journey toward collaboration between St. Anthony Parish and St. Mary Parish in Hull. Directed by representatives of the Archdiocese, the meeting was composed of members of the Parish Pastoral Committees, the Finance Committees and the staffs of the two parishes an ...Read more

Parish Collaboratives: Understanding the Background and Process

Sunday, October 21, 2018 | By the Pastor
Dear Parishioners, In January 2011, Cardinal Sean established an Archdiocesan Pastoral Planning Commission and stated that the particular work of the Commission was to develop a recommendation for a pastoral plan for the Archdiocese that identifies the resources available for the foreseeable future. The Pastoral Plan recommended by the Commission is entitled "Disciples in Mission" and it s ...Read more

Evolution of the Parish Pastoral Council in Addressing the Church's Sexual Abuse Crisis

Sunday, October 07, 2018 | By the Pastor
Dear Parishioners, Last week we spoke about our Parish Pastoral Council, the history of such Councils and what the future of the Parish Councils is. I mentioned that the Parish Council is a consultative body made up of the Pastor, Deacon and the Religious Ed Directors, ex officio and supplemented by remaining members elected by a parish-wide vote. At last week’s meeting it was a ...Read more