Religious Life

St. Francis, St. Joe’s to Host Lenten Retreat- Updated

Update: The last evening has been rescheduled due to the weather for April 5 at 7:00 pm at St. Francis

The Collaborative of Saint Francis of Assisi and Saint Joseph Parishes, Medford, MA. will offer a Lenten retreat Monday, March 13 through Wednesday, March 15, at 7:00pm, conducted by The Archdiocesan Office of Spiritual Life. This retreat will attempt to help us to reflect on what it means for us to be called through baptism to be disciples of Christ in ordinary day to day life experiences. During the retreat there will be common prayer, preaching, quiet reflection and time for fellowship. The retreat will conclude with the celebration of the Eucharist.

The schedule for the retreat is as follows:

Monday, March 13, 2017
Saint Joseph, 7:00pm
Liturgy of the Word, Deacon Dan Burns

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Saint Francis of Assisi, 7:00pm
Benediction, Eileen McLaughlin

**Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Saint Joseph, 7:00pm
Mass, Fr. Paul Soper

**There will be refreshments immediately following Mass on Wednesday evening, in the social center next door to St. Joseph Church.

All are invited to take this retreat time to renew their faith and to remember that we are called to witness to Christ’s presence in the world. For further information, please contact Saint Francis of Assisi Parish at 781-396-3400 or Saint Joseph Parish at 781-396-0423.

– Submitted by St. Joseph’s

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