"The Eastern Churches are the treasures of the Catholic Church" Blessed John XXIII
Our Lady of Purgatory Church is having their yearly Christmas Bazzare on November 14th and 15th, 2015 at Saint Mary's church on Tarken Hill road in New Bedford Mass. All day saturday from 11:00- 5:00 and Sunday from 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM
Our Lady Of Purgatory church will be hosting a farewell brunch party for Father Jack on Sunday November 22nd. It will be immediately after the Divine Liturgy mass. The celbration will take place at the century house in Acushnet Mass. Tickets are $ 30.00 for adults, $15.00 under 12 and free for kids under the age of five.
As you have already heard, father Jack is being transferred to Florida. Father Jack, don’t forget about Purgatory now that you are going to paradise, keep us in your prayers as we will keep you in ours. Thank you for all of your characteristics as a good priest and years of service as our pastor: remember Abouna what you have always told us, there is no good deed that goes unpunished. May God guide you, protect you as you continue serving His flock with health, happiness, humility through the Holy Spirit and remember. Please do not forget that you will always have a home in New Bedford.
Please welcome Father Fadi Rouhana as the new administrator of Our Lady of Purgatory Church. Father Fadi comes to us from the Eparchy of Jbeil, Lebanon.. He will be arriving the week of November 16th. We extend our warmest welcome to you Father Fadi. May God bless both of you and all the clergy and laity people as you continue spreading His good news.