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Parish of the Holy Savior


126 Maine Ave. Rumford, ME

Lord's Day Masses
Sat. 4 pm
Sun 9:30 am (also livestreamed)

Weekday Masses
Mon, Tue, Thur and Fri 8:15 am (also livestreamed)

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

265 Walker's Mills Rd. Bethel, ME

Lord's Day Mass
Sat. 6 pm

By Appointment



To view past Mass recordings, go to the Parish YouTube Channel



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.

Pastoral Council

Below are the latest approved minutes of the Pastoral Council:

Meeting Minutes

Pastoral Plan

Update September 2020

The Pastoral Plan Implementation Team has been meeting regularly over the past couple of weeks to prepare a summary of the 2020-2023 Pastoral Plan adjusting the timetable due to COVID-19. The Team has also been reading Fr. James Mallon's excellent book Divine Renovation. Currently, the team is evaluating potential "belonging programs" such as Alpha, ACTS Retreat, Arise Together in Christ, Christ Life, and Relit. We aim to have a recommendation to the parish soon.

For more information click HERE

Finance Council


For the 2021 Annual Report to Parishioners click HERE

For the 2022 Combined Parish and Budgets click HERE

For the 2Q 2022 Parish Statement of Activities click HERE

For the 2Q 2022 Cemetery Statement of Activities click HERE

Parish On-Line Events



There are no upcoming scheduled events.

Bible in a Year Podcast - Fr. Mike Schmitz

Day 331: Peter Preaches to the Gentiles (2022)

In today’s reading from Acts, the Holy Spirit guides Peter to initiate ministry to the Gentiles, beginning with the family of Cornelius, a Roman centurion. Upon hearing Peter preach, Cornelius’ entire household receive the Holy Spirit and are baptized. Commenting on today's second reading from 1 Corinthians, Fr. Mike reminds us to pursue Christian unity and avoid the dissension and infighting we see in the Church of Corinth. Today's readings are Acts 10, 1 Corinthians 1-2, Proverbs 27:21-22.

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Day 330: Saul's Conversion (2022)

Fr. Mike breaks down Saul's miraculous conversion, explaining the significance of Jesus sending Ananias to heal Saul, and how it reveals that Jesus works through his Church just as powerfully as he worked through the incarnation. Fr. Mike also reminds us that if we belong to the Lord, we will have to participate in his suffering. Lastly, as we conclude St. Paul's letter to the Romans, Fr. Mike leaves us with the exhortation that the Gospel advances primarily through family and friendship. Today's readings are Acts 9, Romans 15-16, and Proverbs 27:18-20.

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Day 329: The Ethiopian Eunuch (2022)

Fr. Mike focuses on the story of Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch and how it demonstrates the importance of having guidance when reading Scripture. Although God's Word is infallible, we can easily misunderstand it without proper interpretation, which is why we have the Magisterium of the Church. Lastly, Fr. Mike also touches on the role of persecution in the life of the Church, and St. Paul's encouragement to abide by the law of love. Today we read Acts 8, Romans 13-14, and Proverbs 27:15-17.

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