Monthly Archives: July 2012

7/22 NAC Hymn Sing

N.A.C. NEWS

The Northbridge Association of Churches invites you to an ecumenical Hymn Sing on Sunday, July 22 at 7:00 pm at Whitin Park behind the Whitin Community Center.

Children from the Vacation Bible School will be singing. Please bring a blanket or chair.

7/28-29: New Day Outreach

Next weekend is our New Day Outreach Weekend. Donations can be placed in the Good Shepherd Church replica. Thank you.

7/28-29: Food Pantry Weekend

Next weekend (July 28/29)  is our Food Pantry Weekend. Your donations this month will go to the People First Food Pantry in Uxbridge. Please help your neighbors in the community and bring canned or non-perishable food items, personal care items, and paper/household products when you come to Mass next weekend. Just one or two items from each household would make such a difference!

PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND – JUNE 16-27, 2013

June 16 – 27, 2013 Fr. Larry Esposito, pastor of Good Shepherd, Fr. Marcin Nowicki, associate pastor of St. Mary Parish, Shrewsbury, and Msgr. Robert Johnson, rector of St. Paul Cathedral, Worcester will lead a pilgrimage to Poland. We will visit the Convent of St. Faustina and the Shrine of Devine Mercy We will go to Wadowice, the birthplace of Blessed John Paul II and spend time at the Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa where we will celebrate mass in the main chapel. We will explore the Cities of Warsaw, Krakow, and Gdansk, their churches, their museums and many of their religious shrines and historical monuments. We will explore the pathways of the breathtaking mountain region of Zakopane, often walked by Blessed John Paul II. We will descend into the Wieliczka Salt Mines to experience the underground medieval galleries carved out of rock and salt deposits. You will be moved by the faith and the history of Poland.

The cost of the twelve day trip, $3,899.00/person, includes round trip air transportation from Boston, Daily mass, 4 or 5 star hotels in downtown areas, luxury bus transportation, all breakfasts and dinners (wine is included with every dinner), all tips to drivers, hotels, and tour guides.

 For further information please contact Fr. Larry Esposito, pastor of Good Shepherd, Linwood at 508-234-7726 or at fesposito@goodshepherdlinwood.org. Please also see our Poland Trip Poster

Good Shepherd to Open New Youth Ministry Center

As the Good Shepherd School building transitions to the Parish Center, new opportunities arise for Youth Ministry. Previously Youth Ministry shared the Parish Hall with Religious Education and other ministries. But now, the basement of the new Parish Center will become the Youth Ministry Center. This change will provide a permanent space for Youth Ministry to hold meetings and events, while also providing parish youth with safe place to gather and socialize with their peers. Continue reading

7/14-7/15- Blood Pressure Screenings after Mass

Blood Pressure Screenings

Blood Pressure screenings will take place in the Mary Chapel after all Masses this weekend.

7/28: Vacation Bible School Carwash Fund Raiser

The VBS Team invites you to get a Super Car Wash on Saturday, July 28, from 9 AM to 1 PM here at Good Shepherd. The team will wash your car, clean the windows, and vacuum. All donations will be used to support the costs of our Serengeti Trek VBS in August. We greatly appreciate your continued support for the youth of our parish.