February 9 2018,  Saugus

Saugus Faith Notes

The latest listing of upcoming events and programs at Saugus places of worship.


Bereavement camp for children

If you know of children ages five to 18 who have experienced the loss of a loved one in the last two years, please consider Camp Kangaroo. The Massachusetts camp is July 14 and 15, 2018, and is free of charge. The purpose of the camp is to help children process grief that they may be experiencing. For more information, access http://seasonsfoundation.org/camp-kangaroo/.


Corned Beef & Cabbage Supper at First Congregational

The First Congregational Church in Saugus Center will host its popular annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Supper on Saturday, March 10, at 5 p.m. The menu consists of a full boiled dinner, Irish soda bread, drinks and dessert. The cost is a $12 donation. Tickets can be reserved by calling 781-233-4555. Tickets will also be available at the door. Come celebrate an early St. Patrick’s Day with some good food and good fellowship!


Trivia Night at St. Margaret’s

Come test your general trivia knowledge and support the Give-A-Lift to St. Margaret’s campaign! Will Fr. Tim’s team be able to hold onto the winning title from last summer’s challenge? Join us to find out!

Saturday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Hall – suggested donation of $25 per person collected at the door – prizes for first place, light snacks, raffles, B.Y.O.B and generous Silent Auction items to bid on!

Preregister your team or come the night of to be added to a team; maximum of eight members per team. Sign-up by emailing patchdarcy@yahoo.com.


Saint Margaret Parish with Fr. Paul Fagan

March 4, 5 and 6, 7:30 p.m. and after daily Mass at Saint Margaret with Fr. Paul Fagan. The theme of the mission is Walking by Faith: A Spirituality for Living Now. The Monday and Tuesday morning presentations will be the same as the evening presentations.

Fr. Paul is energized by the ministry of preaching, and he always hopes to give people God’s Good Word through his preaching and his prayerful celebrations within the sacramental life of the Church. Through his studies in preaching, Fr. Paul sees himself as a preacher who is a friend of God, and thus he wants to share the gift of his friend, God, with everyone he meets. Fr. Paul wants to bring God’s Good Word, the Good News, to people as he celebrates each preaching moment. One of this heroes has always been the Apostle Paul, a traveling preacher himself. Sharing his faith with others in a genuine way, as St. Paul did, is Fr. Paul’s lifelong goal. He works at being a quiet, peaceful man with an interest in people and the goodness and joy they can bring to life


Revival plans at First Baptist Church

The First Baptist Church in Saugus is having a revival from August 18-20. Each night will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.

Our theme is living by god’s standard, and supporting scripture is 1 Peter 1:15-16: “But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.” It is our desire to bring into focus the dire need we have to live our lives holy and pleasing to the Lord.

  Wednesday, April 18: Guest preacher will be Reverend Patricia Batten, Interim Pastor of the Community Congregational Church in Billerica

  Thursday, April 19: Guest preacher will be Reverend Martha Leahy, Pastor of the First Congregational Church in Saugus.

  Friday, April 20: Guest preacher will be Reverend Timothy Allen, Pastor of the Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Dorchester


  Got a special event at your parish that you would like to tell the community about? Email the information under the subject line “Saugus Advocate Faith Notes” to mvoge@comcast.net.

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