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Parish of the Holy Savior

MASS TIMES

ST. ATHANASIUS & ST. JOHN
126 Maine Ave, Rumford, ME
 
Lord's Day Masses
Sat 4 pm
Sun 9:30 am (also livestreamed)

Weekday Masses
Mon, Thur and Fri 8:15 am 

Confessions
Sat 3 pm - 3:45 pm
Sun 8:45 am - 9:15 am


OUR LADY OF THE SNOWS 
265 Walker's Mills Rd, Bethel, ME
 
               Lord's Day Mass
               Sat 6 pm
 
Weekday Masses
Tues 8:15 am

               Confessions
               Sat 5:30 - 5:50 pm

Staff

Publications

SUPPORT THE PARISH

For those that would like to support the parish on a weekly basis, WeShare offers a simple and convenient way to give online. Click the link below, or if you'd like assistance, contact Jennifer or Linda at the parish office (207) 364-4556.

Job listing: Parish Catechetical Leader

Our parish is seeking a dedicated Catholic to serve as our Parish Catechetical Leader.  This is a part-time position (10 hrs/week). The Catechetical Leader will collaborate with the pastor and staff for faith formation planning and implementation in keeping with the mission and priorities of the parish. Duties also include facilitating Safe Environment policies and procedures, overseeing regular family events for the parish, and maintaining the Sick and Homebound ministry.

Position Description

Additional information and applicant instructions are available in the job listing or by calling the parish office, 364-4556.

 

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Finance Council

Pastoral Council

Below are the approved minutes of the Pastoral Council:

March 4, 2024

January 22, 2024

October 23, 2023

June 1, 2023

 

EM/Greeter/Lector Schedule

St. Faustina's Diary in a Year

Day 111: Diary Entries 502-505

"Only love has meaning; it raises up our smallest actions into infinity," St. Faustina writes. Listen in as Fr. Joseph Roesch, MIC, reads from this modern spiritual classic. To order a copy of the Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska, visit  ShopMercy.org.

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Day 110: Diary Entries 496-501

"From early morning, the turmoil in my soul was more violent than anything I had ever experienced before," St. Faustina writes. Listen in as Fr. Joseph Roesch, MIC, reads from this modern spiritual classic.  To order a copy of the Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska, visit  ShopMercy.org.

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Day 109: Diary Entries 491-495

"When I entered the chapel, once again the majesty of God overwhelmed me," St. Faustina writes. Listen in as Fr. Joseph Roesch, MIC, reads from this modern spiritual classic. To order a copy of the Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska, visit  ShopMercy.org.

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Catechism in a Year Podcast (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Day 204: Summary of Sacrament of Reconciliation (2024)

In today’s nugget day, Fr. Mike reviews the major themes of the sacrament of Reconciliation. Fr. Mike emphasizes the six spiritual effects of this sacrament and reminds us of the great gift of Confession because, as the Catechism states, “to the eyes of faith, no evil is graver than sin.” We conclude today’s article with humble gratitude for God’s unfathomable mercy. Today’s readings are Catechism paragraphs 1485-1498.

This episode has been found to be in conformity with the Catechism by the Institute on the Catechism, under the Subcommittee on the Catechism, USCCB.

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Day 203: The Purpose of Indulgences (2024)

Fr. Mike expands on the purpose of indulgences and clarifies why the Church has the authority to provide indulgences. We also learn about the role of the Communion of Saints in our strive for holiness and the different liturgical forms and elements of the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Today’s readings are Catechism paragraphs 1474-1484.

This episode has been found to be in conformity with the Catechism by the Institute on the Catechism, under the Subcommittee on the Catechism, USCCB.

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Day 202: How Confession Heals (2024)

What happens to us when we go to Confession? Fr. Mike explains the powerful ways the Sacrament of Reconciliation spiritually restores and perfects us. We also learn about the eternal and temporal consequences of sin, and finally, Fr. Mike discusses the four aspects to an indulgence and how these aspects require our cooperation with God's grace. Today’s readings are Catechism paragraphs 1468-1473.

This episode has been found to be in conformity with the Catechism by the Institute on the Catechism, under the Subcommittee on the Catechism, USCCB.

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Bible in a Year Podcast - Fr. Mike Schmitz

Day 204: Zephaniah's Warnings (2024)

As we begin reading the Book of Zephaniah, Fr. Mike draws our attention to the first five accusations Zephaniah declares against the people of Judah; idolatry, lack of prayer, poor leadership, superstitions, and lack of belief in God's judgment. Today we read Isaiah 28-29, Zephaniah 1-2, and Proverbs 11:9-12.

For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear.

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Day 203: Rejoice in the Lord (2024)

Fr. Mike points out God's remarkable promise of deliverance to Israel even in the midst of their captivity and apparent hopelessness. Even when we don't see God working in our lives, we rejoice in God because we trust and hope in his promise of salvation. Today's readings are Isaiah 25-27, Habakkuk 3, and Proverbs 11:5-8.

For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear.

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Day 202: God's Judgment (2024)

As we continue journeying through the prophets, Fr. Mike helps us understand the oracle concerning Tyre and also points out that God's judgment will always be completed. Today we also begin reading the Book of Habakkuk and learn about the five powerful woes we can all relate to. Todays' readings are Isaiah 23-24, Habakkuk 1-2, and Proverbs 11:1-4.

For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear.

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