On Saturday, June 10, our intern Beth Washburn was ordained to the diaconate, along with four other candidates, by Bishop Doug Fisher at the Cathedral in Springfield. It was a glorious ceremony, and Fr. Jesse, … Continued
→You can view the May/June 2017 issue of The Beacon, our parish newsletter here, in pdf format.
On March 18th, we gathered in the parish hall for a celebratory Italian Feast honoring St. Joseph and rejoicing in the generosity of the parishioners. The donated food was blessed by Fr. Jesse and presented to guests from the Westborough … Continued
New life! That is the message of Easter. This Easter we welcomed K.C. Waldbillig into the family of God. Though we are always members of God’s love, baptism is an important way to officially join a faith community. K.C.’s yearlong … Continued
The connection between spirituality and faith, as they relate to food’s comforting and nourishing ways, as well as to the gifts that we are so fortunate to receive, was further clarified and strengthened for several of us participating in the … Continued
→You can view the March/April 2017 issue of The Beacon, our parish newsletter here, in pdf format.
“Love so amazing, so divine demands my soul, my life, my all.” On Saturday, February 4th, many members from St. Stephen’s assembled at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church to assist with the filling and sealing of food packages. Some … Continued
On Friday January 13th, forty parishioners and friends enjoyed an exciting evening of line dancing and more! Mark and Karen Packard brought their disco equipment and gave the young and not-so-young a fun workout. They also kindly handed out complimentary … Continued
On All Saints Sunday, November 6, we welcomed Aidan Abell, son of Fr. Jesse and Allison Abell, into the Church through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism. Bishop Doug Fisher joined us to preside at the event, and Fr. Dave Woessner, … Continued
On December 11, our Bishop Doug Fisher joined us for his official parish visitation, which occurs every two years. As part of his visit, he preached and presided at worship. He also confirmed Mary Beth Ashton, Margy Ashton, and … Continued