Friday, October 17, 2014 at 3:00 PM
40 Days for Life Candlelight Vigil, Saturday October 25th, 7-8:30PM at 288 Groveland Street, Haverhill. Father Peter will lead us in prayers to help bring an end to the practice of abortion there.
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5th Annual 5K Fun Run and Rosary Walk


Please come and join us once again for our 5th Annual 5K Fun Run and Rosary Walk on Sunday October 26th starting at 10AM followed by a pancake breakfast.   All funds raised will be divided equally between The Emmaus House, Pregnancy Care Center and the Open Hand Pantry.  
Help us to help those most in need in our own community.
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registration form or go to register.

SPONSORS for our 5K are always welcome 
Click here to see how you or your business can sponsor this event.  

Thank you to those who have already sponsored:  2014 Race Sponsors  New sponsors will be added as they come in and will be part of our Race Banner!  

PARISH ACTIVITIES    Please  visit our Activities Page for more details about happenings in our parishes.  There is always something going on and if you would like to be part of the activites committee please contact the rectory!  Everyone is welcome!


Our Open Hand Pantry is very busy.  We have changed our operating hours to help those that may be working but still in need of some assistance.  Our pantry is now open Tuesday's from 2 - 7PM.  The pantry is housed in the basement of the Unitarian Church at 16 Ashland Street.  Please contact us for more information or if you would like to volunteer.  
Food donations for the pantry are collected at all weekend Masses .

Thank you to all the parishioners of St. James and St. John the Baptist that helped us to achieve our parish assessments/goals for the 2014 Catholic Appeal. To read more about the appeal and how it benefits our parishes and Archdiocese, please go to Thank you for your prayers and support for a successful Catholic Appeal.

Our music Ministries at St. James and St. John the Baptist Parishes are looking for you to share your talents! Please visit our Music Ministry page for more details.   Everyone is welcome!


Click here to read how our two parishes are working together with others to run the Food Pantry at the Unitarian Church at 16 Ashland Street.    1/16/14

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Archdiocese of Boston                                            All Saints Parish

US Catholic Bishops Conference                           Sacred Hearts Parish
Catechism of the Catholic Church                         Disciples in Mission
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Donations for our Open Hand Pantry are collected every week at all our Masses. Please consider bringing a donation of non-perishable items that will be distributed on Tuesday at the Food Pantry.  Baskets can be found at the front entrances of both churches.  Thank you for helping those in need in our community.


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