Archive | August 2015


st joe high schoolClasses start Sept. 1st at St. Joseph C.H.S. in Pittsfield. There is still time to apply or submit your transfer application. Financial Aid is available. For information, please call 413-447-9121 or email



rel ed imageReligious education classes for all students will begin on Sunday, September 13. You may register your child prior to that date online, at the parish center August 26 and September 12 from 6:00pm until 7:00pm, or in person the first day of class. Please note that this year all classes will meet weekly from 9:45am until 10:45am, which will allow students and their families to attend either the 9am or the 11am Mass.   or download your registration form here


ladies guild logoOur first meeting of the fall/winter season will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 6:30pm, at the Parish Center. Our special guest will demonstrate and lead low-impact exercises to improve health and body for any age.
Annual dues will continue to be $25.00 and will be collected at the beginning of the meeting. Refreshments will be served. All
ladies of the parish are invited to join us as we greet old friends and meet new ones.

“Socialize, Pray, Serve”

Feast day of Our Lady of Cisne

Hispanic processionOn Saturday, September 5th we will be celebrating the Feast day of Our Lady of Cisne, Patroness of Ecuador. The 4:00pm Mass will be in English, Spanish and African. There will be a procession following Mass with the Statue of Our Lady of Cisne, followed by a fiesta on the church grounds.

Bring a food dish for yourself and to share with others.

Come and get to know other members of our parish.

Shrine of the Blessed Mother

Summer weather here, and this is an invitation to all our parishioners to come and have a moment of prayer at our Shrine of the Blessed Mother on the west side of the Church. Come and have a seat on the lovely marble bench and pray while admiring the shrine in summerbeautiful plantings surrounding the shrine. It’s a very peaceful, and serene place to give thanks and pray.

Grief Support Group

peace hope faith stonesYou are invited to take part in a GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP

  • Learn about the grief process
  • Talk about your own experiences
  • Understand how to cope with your losses
  • Find the way to move forward
  • Discover where help, strength and resources are available
  • Establish personal goals

When: Tuesdays, 4-5 pm, 7/7-8/11
Where: Moments House, Pittsfield
Who: Chaplain Dennis Castella

Please call 413-442-0045 to register