Ronan Tynan Comes to St. Paul’s Church Saturday Evening, February 27th - 7pm!

Ronan Tynan, one of the original Irish Tenors, is coming to perform at St. Paul’s Church on Saturday February 27th, 7:00pm, Upper Church. In addition to bringing together the community for a fun and cultural evening of entertainment, the purpose of the fundraising concert is to raise awareness and funds for the Life Teen Program in Hingham. In addition to the weekly Life Teen Masses on Sundays at 5:30pm, there are plans for pilgrimages, social events, retreats and more.

Tickets are available for sale at the Rectory. Please call 781-749-0587.
General Admission tickets: $75.00
General VIP tickets: $125.

Click here for a clip of Mr. Tynan's exquisite voice!

Parish News

 at Saint Paul's - 2016

 

Ash Wednesday - February 10th
Masses: 6:30am, 9am, 4pm, 7pm

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Daily Mass During Lent
Monday - Friday: 6:30am and 9am
Saturday: 9am

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Sacrament of Reconciliation
6:30 - 8pm on Wed. February 17, 24, March 9, 16, and 23
Saturdays 4 - 4:45pm.

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Soup and Stations
Fridays during Lent
6:00pm - Stations of the Cross (Upper Church)
6:30pm - Soup at the Rectory


Meeting of Collaborative Parishes of Resurrection and St. Paul

On Thursday, February 18 at 7 PM in Resurrection Parish Hall, all parishioners of Saint Paul and Resurrection Parishes are invited to a conversation about Disciples in Mission which is the Pastoral Plan for the entire Archdiocese of Boston, and Resurrection and Saint Paul Parishes. Father Paul Soper and others from the Office of Pastoral Planning will talk with us about the implementation of the Collaborative relationship of Resurrection and Saint Paul Parishes. This will be a simple and straightforward meeting to outline the process whereby our parishes officially become Collaborative Parishes on May 31, 2016, and discuss changes and opportunities that lie ahead. At this ninety minute meeting there will be time to answer questions about the changes that will happen when our parishes become a Collaborative and hear our concerns. If you would like to do some preparation work for the meeting, please consult http://www.disciplesinmission.com/, and look at Frequently Asked Questions. We hope that you will join us for this meeting as this is an important step in our preparation to become Collaborative Parishes on May 31, 2016.

Prayer Time In Small Groups 

Starting the week of February 14, small faith sharing groups will begin meeting once a week for six weeks at the Rectory and in parishioners' homes. The program is called Prayer Time and focuses on illuminating the Sunday Gospel for the week. Please consider joining a group! No prior participation is required. If interested, please contact Donna Porter at 781-740-1428 or email Donnayp@verizon.net


Lenten Mission for St. Paul and Resurrection Parishes

Resurrection and Saint Paul Parishes’ Lenten Mission will be on Monday, February 29, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 1 and 2 at 7 pm at Resurrection Church. Father Dermot Roache, SMA will present and lead prayer around the theme of The Divine Mercy and The FamilyFather Roache is a member of the Society of African Missions. While in Arica he saw the tremendous suffering of families torn apart by divorce, addiction and AIDS, and witnessed their deep cry for healing. Our Lord then called Fr. Roache to bring His message of Mercy to all families.
Please join us for this powerful meditation on the Lord’s mercy during this Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy on February 29, and March 1 & 2.

Learn more about Fr. Roache by clicking here...


YEAR OF MERCY
DIVINE MERCY CHAPLET

As part of St. Paul's celebration of the Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis, we intend to recite the Chaplet of Divine Mercy daily at 3:00 p.m. in the lower church, beginning Jan. 1.  We encourage all the faithful to recite the Chaplet at this hour wherever they may be. There will be booklets for you to borrow in the church. You will recall that this was first requested by Jesus to St. Faustina.

 


Lector Ministry Opportunity 

Is the Holy Spirit calling you to proclaim? If so, please consider joining the parish’s lector ministry and serving through proclamation of God’s Word at Sunday Mass. Lectors serve their ministry about once a month. Workbooks and individual coaching/feedback are provided to assist new Lectors. Please call Ed Boylan at 781-749-1558 or e-mail him at boylan.family@comcast.net and join 25 of your fellow parishioners in this important ministry! High school/local college students are especially welcomed. We have a particular need for 7am, 9am, and 11am Masses. Thank you.


Volunteers needed for February & March!

Family Mass Prayer Families Needed

Hey Kids! Would you and your family like to do the readings at the 10am Family Mass? You can sign up and download the readings on-line by using Volunteer Spot; Just click here...

Or contact Cyndi Kester at cyndikester@me.com for more information. The prayer family reads the Scripture passage(s) and the petitions (prayers of the faithful) for that week and also brings the gifts of wine and bread to the priest.


  

"Knot" what you expect!

 

CONTINUING EVERY SUNDAY AT 5:30 PM


Sons of St. Paul Men’s Group

Meets Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday

(No Meeting February 10th, Ash Wednesday)

Next Meeting: February 24th, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

Click here for more...

Welcome

St. Paul Parish in Hingham, Massachusetts welcomes visitors, guests and new parishioners to our Catholic faith community. We hope you enjoy your visit to this quaint and historic seaside town, and our vibrant parish. Click here for a map and directions to our church. 

New parishioners are requested to register at our rectory office or online by clicking here.

Mass Times

WEEKDAYS:
6:30 a.m.* & 9:00 a.m. Daily Mass - Lower Church
* During Lent

SATURDAY:
9:00 a.m. Daily Mass - Lower Church
5:00 p.m. Vigil - Upper Church

SUNDAY:
7:00 a.m. - Lower Church
9:00 a.m. - Organ Mass with Choir - Upper Church
10:00 a.m. - Family Liturgy - Lower Church
11:00 a.m. - Mass with traditional music played in a contemporary
style - Upper Church
5:30 p.m. - Life Teen Mass - Upper Church

HOLY DAYS:
As posted

HEALING MASS:
First Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. - Lower Church

Online Giving

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Confession

Wednesday evenings 6:30 - 8:00 p.m during Lent
Saturdays, 4:00 - 4:45 p.m. or by appointment.

     ---Lower Church Reconciliation Room---

Click below for guides to help you prepare for Confession:

Prayer

  • Rosary: Monday - Saturday 8:30 a.m. ▽
  • Chaplet of Divine Mercy: Every Day 3:00 p.m. 
  • Charismatic Prayer: Tuesday 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Learn More...
  • Scriptural Rosary and Chaplet Hour: Thursday 7:15 p.m.▽  Learn more...

▽ Lower Church

Eucharistic Adoration

  • First and Third Tuesdays of the month: After 9:00 a.m. Mass until Benediction at 6:50 p.m. ▽
  • First Friday of the month (except July & August), 24-hour Adoration: After 9:00 a.m. Mass until Benediction on Saturday at 8:50 a.m. ▽

▽ Lower Church

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Staff

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

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Holy Days of Obligation

Friday, January 1, 2016 Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God, IS a holy day of obligation.
Thursday, May 5, 2016, The Ascension of the Lord, IS a holy day of obligation.
Monday, August 15, 2016, The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, IS NOT a holy day of obligation (this year because it falls on a Monday).
Tuesday, November 1, 2016, Solemnity of All Saints, IS a holy day of obligation.
Thursday, December 8, 2016, The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, IS a holy day of obligation.
December 25, Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord [Christmas], IS ALWAYS a holy day of obligation.