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Happy Easter to all of our Parishioners and Guests!

Divine Mercy message - Divine Mercy for All
The Chaplet and Image One the beautiful prayers about mercy is the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. Jesus says, "Say unceasingly this chaplet that I have taught you. Whoever will recite it will receive great Mercy at the hour of death. Priests will recommend it to sinners as their last hope of salvation. When praying the chaplet you will obtain everything, if what you ask for is compatible with My will". This beautiful prayer is very short. When you recite it the chaplet takes only 10 minutes and when you sing it, only 15. When you are busy, you can say just one decade. When you are very, very busy, you can say, Jesus I trust in You! When you look at Jesus' image you are sure that He is with you always. We call this image the Divine Mercy image and venerate this image by acts of respect, because it represents Jesus. The image is to be on view in churches and not hidden in convents or monasteries. We are very happy that in our church we have the image of Divine Mercy. Every time you come to our church please venerate this image. Jesus says - "By means of this image I shall be granting many graces to souls who venerate my image”. 

 

Pilgrimage of Divine Mercy

On Divine Mercy Sunday on April 12th we will start the pilgrimage of Divine Mercy Picture. Each Family who wants to receive the picture Of Divine Mercy needs to put their name on the sign-up schedule sheet. Next Sunday the sign-up schedule sheet for the Divine Mercy Picture will be available in our church vestibule. There will be two separate sign-up sheet, one for those attending for English Masses and one attending the Polish Mass. Included with the picture will be a prayer guideline of prayers to help with the devotion during the week you have this picture in your home. This is a wonderful opportunity for families to come together in prayer and honor the Divine Mercy Picture. Please consider inviting this picture into your family for a week and ask for Jesus' graces and His blessing

 

Odmawianie Koronki do Bożego Miłosierdzia i Obraz Chrystus zapewniał św. Faustynę, że obdarzy łaską nawrócenia i dobrej śmierci umierających, gdy będzie przy nich odmawiana Koronka do Bożego Miłosierdzia - "Gdy tę koronkę przy konających odmawiać będą, stanę pomiędzy Ojcem a duszą konającą nie jako Sędzia sprawiedliwy, ale jako Zbawiciel miłosierny (Dz. 1541). Kapłani mają zalecać odmawianie tej koronki zatwardziałm grzesznikom, jako ostatnia deska ratunku. Chrystus zapewnił, że wszyscy szerzący cześć Bożego Miłosierdzia i odmawiający koronkę  w godzinę śmierci nie doznają przerażenia, lecz będą mieć pokój duszy i spokojną śmierć. Przedstawił też podstawowe warunki, jakie powinny być spełnione przy odmawianiu koronki: ufność i wytrwałość w modlitwie oraz pełnienie dzieł miłosierdzia przez czyn, słowo i modlitwę. Odmawianie koronki zajmuje 10 minut, śpiewanie 15, gdy jesteś zajety możesz odmowić tylko dziesiątke, lub powiedzieć - Jezus ufam Tobie! Pan Jesus zachęca do oddawania czci obrazowi Bożego Milosierdzia i obiecuje wiele łask dla tych, kórzy będą oddawać Mu cześć w tym Obrazie. 

 

Peregrynacja Obrazu Jezusa Miłosiernego

W Niedzielę Bożego Miłosierdzia 12 kwietnia rozpoczynamy  w naszej parafii peregrynację obrazu Jezusa Milosiernego. Każda rodzina, która chce zaprosić Obraz do swego domu, proszona jest o wybranie daty w kalendarzu nawiedzenia umieszczonym przy wyjściu i wpisanie swego imienia i nazwiska. W każdą niedzielę na koniec mszy św. ks. Proboszcz będzie uroczyście wręczał obraz rodzinie, która chce zaprosic Jezusa do swego domu  i udzieli im uroczystego błogoslawieństwa.  Będzie to wspaniała okazja dla rodziny do wspólnej modlitwy i oddania czci Jezusowi Miłosiernemu. Rodzina zabiera Obraz do swego domu na cały tydzien i przynosi go do kościoła na nastepna niedzielę, aby kolejna rodzina mogła otrzymać obraz. Do obrazu zostana dołaczone modlitwy, które możemy odmawiać w czasie nawiedzenia. Rodzina, kóra zaprasza obraz powinna umieść obraz na honorowym miejscu w swoim domu i przynajmniej codziennie odmówić Koronkę do Bożego Miłosiedzia. W czasie nawiedzenia możemy zaprosić  własną rodzine i przyjaciół do swego domu na wyznaczoną wspólną modlitwę, aby oddac cześć Obrazowi Jezusa Milosiernego i upraszać łaski swojej dla rodziny.

About St. Andrew Bobola

For no matter where man looks, no matter how he strives, if he wanders far from God, he will not enjoy nature's tranquility, which he seeks, nor harmony and peace of soul; he will be restless and harassed, as though tossed by fever.

In seeking earthly riches, conveniences, and pleasures, in putting his trust in these, man pursues what escapes him, clings to what is crumbling down. For without God and His most holy law no right order is given man, no happiness worthy of the name, since man then lacks that solid basic norm by which to order his life; men in civil authority lack the basic norm for governing; and the community lacks the very foundation of moderation. And as you well know, only heavenly joys, which are eternal, and not what is in flux and transitory, can fill and satisfy the soul."

From the Encyclical of Pope Pius XII on St. Andrew Bobola, May 16, 1957

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Unless Your Faith is Firm - You are not Firm!

  Announcements 

Pastor:
Rev. (Chris) Krzysztof Korcz

54 West Main Street ( PO Box 98) MAP
Dudley, MA 01571

(508) 943-5633 Rectory

(508) 949-6701 (Fax)

Sunday Mass
Saturday Vigil: 4:45pm
8:00am | 9:15am (Polish) | 11:00am

Weekday Mass
Monday, Tues, Thurs : 8:00am
Wednesday : 6:30pm
First Friday of the Month: 7:00am

Holy Days of Obligation
Holy Days :  7:00am and 6:30pm


Latest Bulletins

Letter from Pastor Feb 2015


Parish Trip
Sept 20 thru Oct 1, 2015
ITALY Trip Information

ITALY Trip Information (POLISH)
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Pilgrimage of Divine Mercy

On Divine Mercy Sunday on April 12th we will start the pilgrimage of Divine Mercy Picture. Each Family who wants to receive the picture Of Divine Mercy needs to put their name on the sign-up schedule sheet. Next Sunday the sign-up schedule sheet for the Divine Mercy Picture will be available in our church vestibule. There will be two separate sign-up sheet, one for those attending for English Masses and one attending the Polish Mass.

CALENDAR FOR THE TRAVELING IMAGE OF DIVINE MERCY
Please choose the week that best works for you and your family to invite the Image of Divine Mercy to your home. You can receive the Image at 4:45PM on Saturday or 8AM or 11AM Mass on Sunday. Please circle ONE of the weekend Masses when you are able receive the Image.  Please return the Image the following Saturday before 4:45 Mass.

During the month of April following families will take the image to their homes: April  11 at 4:45pm - Daniel Bugajski, April 19 at 11AM David Bugajski, April 25 at 4:45 Stephen and Sylwia Kohut

SPRING DANCE
St. Andrew Bobola Parish invites you to the "Spring Dance" April 25, 2015

 6pm to 1am in the Parish Hall with music known DJ - Paul and Robert . Ticket price $ 35 . Good music, tasty Polish Buffet and many attractions

Parafia w. Andrzeja Boboli w Dudley zaprasza parafian i ca Poloni na "Zabaw Wiosenn" 25 kwietnia 2015 od 6pm do 1am do sali Parafialnej przy muzyce znanego DJ - Pawe iRobert. Cena biletu $35. Dobra Muzyka, smaczny Polski Bufet i wiele atrakcji.

Spring Banquet - 4/18 after 4:45 Mass
Call Nancy - 943-4850

Father Szwach's 60th Anniversary of his Ordination

Mass will take place Sunday may 24th at 1pm at St. Andrew Bobola Church. Celebration Dinner will be LaSalle Reception Center in Southbridge, MA Tickets are $40 per person

Extended deadline for the trip to Italy - until the end of April

 

 


Calendar for April

 

 

 

 

 

MASS SCHEDULES

Sunday Mass
Saturday Vigil: 4:45pm
8:00am | 9:15am (Polish) | 11:00am

Weekday Mass
Monday, Tues, Thurs : 8:00am
Wednesday : 6:30pm
First Friday of the Month: 7:00am

Holy Days of Obligation
Holy Days :  7:00am and 6:30pm

Sacraments


Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)
Confession for the First Friday on Thursday Evening - 6:30pm

Sacrament of Baptism
Sunday at 11:30am by Appointment

Sacrament of Marriage
Arrangements must be made at least 12 months prior to wedding. Please contact us to arrange

Visitation of The Sick
Please notify the rectory if you know of someone who is unable to get to church and wishes to receive the sacraments.

 

Adorations and Devotions

Marian Devotion (May, Oct) Wed 6:30pm
Stations of The Cross (Lent) Friday 6:15pm

Prayer to St. Andrew Bobola