Remember not the events of the past,     the things of long ago consider not; See, I am doing something new!     Now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? In the wilderness I make a way… -Isaiah 43:18-19   January update from Billerica Catholic Religious Education (BCRE)   This will likely be the last monthly […]

    BCRE 2020-2021 Sacrament of First Reconciliation First Sacraments Parent Meeting Video Thank you to those who were able to attend the Zoom Meeting for First Sacraments. If you were unable to attend, please refer to the video recording of the meeting in which we speak about the preparation programs for First Reconciliation and First […]

Announcing – NET Ministries, host of Billerica Catholic’s Teen Ministries Confirmation Retreats 2021! How do I sign up? Mr. Carbrello will send all families and teens a link to the online form “request to receive Confirmation”. Once completed, the family will be able to sign up for one of our two retreats. Each retreat has […]

New Series Jan. 18 – Feb. 8: Defining Moments Like life, Scripture is full of defining moments. God creates moments for the men and women God invites into His larger story.  They are moments of insight, understanding, clean breaks, fresh starts, and moments of special encouragement. In this series, we look at the moments God […]

Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and all the nations will be assembled before him. -Matthew 25:31-32   November update from Billerica Catholic Religious Education (BCRE)   Earlier this fall, BCRE set a vision […]

God’s grace in the sacrament of Confirmation was conferred on our teens who had been preparing since September 2018 and who anticipated receiving Confirmation in the spring of 2020. Bishop Hennessey, our regional bishop, came to Billerica on three nights in August. Each liturgy was held at St. Mary’s Church, with limited seating due to […]

In the Catholic Community of Billerica, are doing all we can to establish a safe environment.  This includes having all our adult volunteers trained in the Protecting God’s Children program.  This one-time training will provide useful information to protect our children and vulnerable adults by equipping those trained to establish safe environments, raise your awareness […]

  Dear First Sacrament Families, While we would have preferred to have been able to celebrate First Holy Communion according to our intended schedule, we have all had to make a number of changes in our lives due to the pandemic. As you may already know, we have been given permission to resume public Masses. […]

A “Rotating Helper” is a parent, guardian, or other adult family member who assists the religious education program on a rotating basis. Beginning in 2020-2021, one adult from each family will be expected to assist with one program, either as a “Rotating Helper” (much like Pathfinders had helpers sign up in the 2019-2020 year) or […]