MA: Framingham

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Metro Area: Framingham (MA)
St Thomas Apostle Syro-Malabar Mission
Meeting at:
St Jeremiah (Latin) Church
41 Brook St
Framingham
MA
01701-3981
Phone: 508-877-6574
Other: 617-717-4018 (Cell)
Rite: Chaldean
Church sui iuris: Syro-Malabar Catholic
Eparchy: St Thomas the Apostle in Chicago of the Syro-Malabar


Always call ahead to verify times

Day

Service

Time

Sunday Holy Qurbana (Malayalam) 11:00am
Daily (Sunday - Saturday) Recitation of the Holy Rosary (English) 6:30pm
Monday - Friday Holy Qurbana (Malayalam) (Served in the Rectory Chapel) 9:00am

First Fridays (Monthly)

Holy Qurbana (Malayalam)

7:00pm
Holy Hour with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Following Holy Qurbana
Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament Following Holy Hour
Saturday Holy Qurbana (English) 11:00am
Novena to Our Mother of Perpetual Help Following Holy Qurbana

Mystery of Reconciliation

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Faithful of the Syro-Malabar Mission worship in the canonically-suppressed St Jeremiah (Latin) Church. The Mission's Administrator has been accorded bi-ritual faculties in the Latin Church and is designated Parochial Vicar for the community of the former Latin parish. He serves a weekly Latin Rite Mass for, and otherwise affords pastoral care to, its faithful, under an agreement between the hierarchs of the respective Churches. Each of the communities retains its separate ritual identity.

"In commemoration of the two communities' first Christmas together sharing our beautiful St. Jeremiah Church, St Jeremiah parishioners gifted the Syro-Malabar community with an Icon of their patron, St. Thomas the Apostle"

ss thom  jerem fram - gift


Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1995, as the Kerala Catholics of New England
Renamed in: 2005, as St Thomas the Apostle Syro-Malabar Catholic Community
Other Date: 2005, meeting at the (Latin) Chapel of the Innocents at Walter E Fernald State School, Waltham, MA
Relocated in: 2008, to this site
Mission established in: 2008, under the patronage of St Thomas the Apostle
For this church, this is entry 2
of 2
This Entry Last Updated: 08/13/2009
Latitude: 42.324032
Longitude: -71.416798
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“If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel's will save it. For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul? For what can a man give in return for his soul?" (Mark 8:34-37 ESV)

Holy Angels

O Supreme Leaders of the heavenly armies, * we, who are unworthy, ever beseech you, * that through your prayers you may surround us * with the shelter of the wings of your immaterial glory, * watching over us who fervently fall down and cry out: * “Deliver us from perils, * for you are the commanders of the Powers on high!” (Troparion - Tone 4)

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Random Proverb

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Pray Without Ceasing

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Wisdom from the Church Fathers

Therefore let us leave untouched the senseless speculations of the masses and the false doctrines, and turn to the teaching delivered to us in the beginning, let us be temperate and ready for our prayers, persevere in fasting, and fervently implore the All-seeing God not to expose us to temptations, since the Lord has said: 'The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.'

St. Polycarp, Epistle to the Philippians