Blue Hills Collaborative

The Catholic Parishes of Most Precious Blood, St. Anne, and St. Pius X

Welcome!

The Blue Hills Collaborative of the Archdiocese of Boston, includes and supports the parishes of:

- Most Precious Blood, Hyde Park
​- St. Anne, Dedham/Readville 
- St. Pius X, Hyde Park/Milton


Our Mission: "We, the faith community of the Blue Hills Collaborative, are committed to reflecting God’s unconditional love for all."


Parish News
 

FATHER JOSEPH MAZZONE, NEW PASTOR

Cardinal O'Malley has appointed Fr. Joseph Mazzone as the new pastor of the Blue Hills Collaborative. He will succeed Fr. Finn, whom the Cardinal has granted Senior Priest status - both effective June 1. God's blessings upon Fr. Finn and Fr. Mazzone.

Flu Season and the Precious Blood

Due to recent reports from the MA Public Health & the CDC, the Office of Divine Worship is recommending we refrain from distributing the Precious Blood. We will offer the Precious Blood, so please use your own discretion whether to consume or not.

CHURCH SNOW DAYS

We want to remind parishioners that whenever SCHOOL IN BOSTON IS CANCELED BECAUSE OF SNOW, THERE WILL BE NO DAILY MASSES. If public schools are on break/vacation, please check the website for Mass cancellations. Thank you.

GENESIS TO JESUS

New Bible Study beginning Wed, Mar 4 -- Wed, May 27, at St. Pius Hall, from 7:00 -- 8:30 p.m. Registration: $30, includes workbook. Please contact Jack Sheridan at [email protected] or 617-364-1148, for more info or with questions.

Father Charles' Mother, Celine Kinsaba - 02/29/2020

A memorial Mass for Celine Kinsaba, mother of Father Charles, will be celebrated on Sat, Feb 29th, at 4:00 pm at St. Pius. A reception will follow in the church hall so that parishioners will have an opportunity to personally offer condolences to Father.

ASH WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26th

Ashes will be distributed at the following Masses on Wed, Feb 26: 7:30 a.m. at St. Anne; 9:00 a.m. at MPB; and 7:00 p.m. at St. Pius X.

Stations of the Cross - Fridays: 4:00 pm - 02/28/2020

Stations of the Cross will rotate at our churches starting at St. Anne on Feb 28; MPB on Mar 6; Pius X on Mar 13; St. Anne on Mar 20; MPB on Mar 27; Pius X on Apr 3; and St. Anne on Good Friday, Apr 10. PLEASE JOIN US.

FRY-DAY NIGHT LENTEN FISH FRY - 02/28/2020

Please join us once a month at the Collaborative during the Lenten Season for our Community Fish Fry Nights. We will be serving fish, fries, and coleslaw. Soda, coffee & water will also be available. Chicken nuggets may be substituted for kids. $5.00/pp

LENTEN RECOLLECTION DAY, SAT, MAR 14th - 03/14/2020

Secular Franciscans and guests are invited to day of recollection from 9:00 am -- 2:00 pm at St. Pius X , 101 Wolcott Rd, Milton. Presentation by Fr. John Tokaz, OFM Cap., starting with 9:00 Mass. Pl email John: [email protected] to reserve a space.

Help for Grieving Parents

The death of a child is very different from any other death one can experience. Dramatically and irrevocably, the lives of parents immediately and drastically change forever. Read more

Offering Envelopes

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PRE CANA MARRIAGE PREP COURSE

SACRED HEART PARISH will be holding its annual Pre-Cana Course. If you wish to attend the workshop please call 617-325-3322. Space is limited. The cost is $75. Dates and times: 3/1/20 from 5:30—8:30 pm; 3/5/20 from 7:00—9:30 pm; & 3/8 from 1:30 - 6:30 pm.

Perpetual Adoration

St. Mary of the Assumption Parish in Dedham is delighted to offer Perpetual Adoration in St. Joseph Chapel located at 25 Avery St. 168 hours of Eucharist Adoration—52 weeks a year. For more info call 781-326-0550 or https://adorationpro.org/maryma

Young Adults Group

If you are between the ages of 18-35 and looking for a community in which to pray and share fellowship, consider joining our Young Adults Group. Read more

Holy Eucharist

If you would like to receive the Eucharist at home or at a care facility, please call Fr. Charles at x16 or Anna Cote, Director of Ministries at x15.

We Are Always Privileged

We welcome new families into our 3 parishes in the Blue Hills Collaborative. There are no obligations and we would be privileged to have you. To register, please call the Collaborative offices at 857-342-9500 or click here. Read more

Online Giving

There are many advantages to using Online Giving and it's a very simple process - you can do it with or without a computer. Click here to see the advantages of Online Giving and for simple instructions on how to use it. Read more

Meeting Christ in Prayer

An 8-week guided prayer experience based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola. Group will meet once a week for 8 weeks with Sister Anne D'Arcy at Fontbonne Convent on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 -- 8:15 p.m, beginning Wed, Mar 4 -- Apr 22.

 

 

 

Religious Ed

Event Calendar

Parish Ministries
This Week's
"In The Spotlight"

Isn't Life Grand!

Maps and Directions

 

 

Upcoming Events
 

Feb 24

Ste. Famille de Fatima

Monday, 7:00 PM

Ste. Famille de Fatima
Time: Monday, 7:00 PM
Location: Most Precious Blood Lower Church Hall - 25 Maple Street Hyde Park MA 02136
  No Description Available
Feb 24

AA Meeting at MPB

Monday, 7:30 PM

AA Meeting at MPB
Time: Monday, 7:30 PM
Location: Most Precious Blood Lower Church Hall - 25 Maple Street Hyde Park MA 02136
  AA Meeting in MPB Parish Hall. (Please enter through Chapel door on Oak Street)
Feb 26

AA Meeting at MPB (early bird)

Wednesday, 6:30 AM

AA Meeting at MPB (early bird)
Time: Wednesday, 6:30 AM
Location: Most Precious Blood Lower Church Hall - 25 Maple Street Hyde Park MA 02136
  AA early bird meeting in MPB Parish Hall. (Please enter thru Chapel door on Oak Street.)
Feb 26

Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, 7:30 AM

Ash Wednesday
Time: Wednesday, 7:30 AM
Location: All three parishes
  Ashes will be distributed at 7:30 a.m. Mass at St. Anne; 9:00 a.m. Mass at MPB; and 7:00 p.m. Mass at St. Pius.
Feb 26

Charismatic Group

Wednesday, 6:45 PM

Charismatic Group
Time: Wednesday, 6:45 PM
Location: Most Precious Blood Lower Church Hall - 25 Maple Street Hyde Park MA 02136
  Charismatic Group - Haitian Creole
Feb 27

AA and ALANON Meeting at St. Pius

Thursday, 7:30 PM

AA and ALANON Meeting at St. Pius
Time: Thursday, 7:30 PM
Location: St. Pius X Parish - 101 Wolcott Road Milton MA 02186
  AA/ALANON Meetings at St. Pius
Feb 28

Stations of the Cross At St. Anne

Friday, 4:00 PM

Stations of the Cross At St. Anne
Time: Friday, 4:00 PM
Location: St. Anne Parish - 90 W. Milton Street Readville MA 02136
  No Description Available
Feb 28

FRY-DAY NIGHT LENTEN FISH FRY

Friday, 6:30 PM

FRY-DAY NIGHT LENTEN FISH FRY
Time: Friday, 6:30 PM
Location: Collaborative Center - 20 Como Road Readville MA 02136
  Family Fish Fry dinners during Lent at the collaborative beginning at 6:30. $5.00 per person: fish, fries, and coleslaw. Soda, coffee, and water will also be available. Chicken nuggets may be substituted for children who do not want fish.
Feb 29

Memorial Mass & Reception for Fr. Charles' mother, Celine Kinsaba

Saturday, 4:00 PM

Memorial Mass & Reception for Fr. Charles' mother, Celine Kinsaba
Time: Saturday, 4:00 PM
Location: St. Pius X Parish - 101 Wolcott Road Milton MA 02186
  Memorial Mass for Celine Kinsaba, Father Charles' mother, will be celebrated Saturday, Feb 29th, at 4:00 pm at St. Pius X. Reception will follow in the hall so all collaborative parishioners may offer their personal condolences to Father Charles.
Mar 1

Faith Formation K-8 (Group-1)

Sunday, 9:00 AM

Faith Formation K-8 (Group-1)
Time: Sunday, 9:00 AM
Location: Blue Hills Collaborative Offices - 20 Como Road Readville MA 02136
  Faith Formation for kids in Grades K - 8
Mar 1

Children's Liturgy of the Word at MPB

Sunday, 9:00 AM

Children's Liturgy of the Word at MPB
Time: Sunday, 9:00 AM
Location: Most Precious Blood Parish - 25 Maple Street Hyde Park MA 02136
  Children's Liturgy of the Word occurs on certain Sundays of the school year during the 9:00 Mass at Most Precious Blood
Mar 1

Hospitality -- St. Anne

Sunday, 9:50 AM

Hospitality -- St. Anne
Time: Sunday, 9:50 AM
Location: Blue Hills Collaborative Offices - 20 Como Road Readville MA 02136
  Hospitality at St. Anne following 9:00 am Mass in the Collaborative Conference Room. All are invited.
Mar 1

Faith Formation K-8 (Group 2)

Sunday, 10:00 AM

Faith Formation K-8 (Group 2)
Time: Sunday, 10:00 AM
Location: Blue Hills Collaborative Offices - 20 Como Road Readville MA 02136
  Faith formation classes on Sunday mornings from 10 - 11:15 am for Gr K - 8.
Mar 1

Children's Liturgy of the Word at St. Pius

Sunday, 10:30 AM

Children's Liturgy of the Word at St. Pius
Time: Sunday, 10:30 AM
Location: St. Pius X Parish - 101 Wolcott Road Milton MA 02186
  Children's Liturgy of the Word occurs on certain Sundays during the school year during the 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Pius.
Mar 1

Faith Formation Confirmation Prep (Grades 9+ teens)

Sunday, 12:30 PM

Faith Formation Confirmation Prep (Grades 9+ teens)
Time: Sunday, 12:30 PM
Location: Blue Hills Collaborative Offices - 20 Como Road Readville MA 02136
  Confirmation Prep is a two-year faith-in-action program for teens in Gr 9+, with Confirmation being celebrated in Spring of second year.
 

Welcome!

To visitors to our parishes, to those who have recently moved into the area, and to those who feel comfortable and nourished here—welcome to all. And, regardless of your status in the Church, your marital state, your ethnicity, your prior religious experience, your personal history, background or sexual orientation, please know that you are accepted and respected at the parishes of the Blue Hills Collaborative. We are an intentionally inclusive community welcoming all of the many people who make up our diverse neighborhoods. We are dedicated to service, action, and compassion. Because our lives are nourished by the Eucharist, we strive to build vibrant parish communities that develop and strengthen our faith and worship.

If you have not done so already, please take a moment to introduce yourself to our priests and register as a member of one of our parishes.

 


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