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

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Pastor's Blog


Emerging Collaborative

Saturday, June 15, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

The Parish Pastoral Council and the Upcoming Collaborative with St. Mary Parish in Hull

Sunday, September 30, 2018
Dear Parishioners, St. Mark, in his Gospel, quotes Jesus when he says: "Go into the whole world and proclaim the good news to all creation." This command of Christ has inspired countless men and women throughout the Church’s history to give themselves to the work of spreading the good news. The Second Vatican Council repeated and renewed this mandate of the Lord calling all members o ...Read more

The Role of the Parish Pastoral Council In the New Collaborative

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Dear Parishioners, In January 2011 Cardinal Sean O’Malley established an Archdiocesan Pastoral Planning Commission. The group was comprised of a bishop, pastors, deacons, religious, lay ecclesial ministers and members of parish staffs, school leaders and parishioners with families. The work of the commission was to develop a recommendation for a pastoral plan for the Archdiocese so  ...Read more