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  • Parish News

    • On September 9 Bishop Deeley will celebrate a special Mass at the Cathedral to promote peace; parish priests will also offer Masses for peace. Read more.... __________________________
    • Class Descriptions and Schedules along with a Registration Form are now available. Read more.... __________________________
    • In solidarity with the people in Baton Rouge who have lost so much in recent floods, POTHE is making a donation from our Needy Fund... _______________________
    • A reminder that the parish offers ministry to those who are home bound. Read more... _____________________
    • Children's voices are the sweetest, so Youth Choirs will form this Fall at Sacred Heart and St. Gregory. Kindergarten through Grade 5 youngsters are eligible. Read more... _____________________
    • 8 Saturday Date Nights for married couples who want to grow closer to each other through Christ. Holy Martyrs Sept. 24 through November 12. Read more... __________________________
    • Group Study Program to be offered at St. Jude Tuesdays 5:30 to 7:00 PM Sept. 6 through Dec. 6. For information and Registration, call Happy Copley (207) 272-2346. ______________________
    • God may be calling you to serve as a volunteer co-teacher for children ages 5-12 and youth ages 13-18. Exciting work with heavenly compensation... ________________________
  • The Catholic Church and Immigration

    The Diocese has published a comprehensive document on Immigration.  Read it here.

  • Mission Statement

    We are the Parish of the Holy Eucharist, a Catholic Community seeking deeper communion with God, each other, and our neighbors by celebrating the Sacraments, sharing God's Word, and serving all in need.

    Holy Martyrs of North America, Falmouth ME
    Sacred Heart, Yarmouth
    St. Gregory, Gray
    St. Jude, Freeport

  • From our Pastor

    Dear Parishioners,

    Through the generosity of a caring
 parishioner, we now have Holy Water 
dispensers in our Churches. This coming weekend we will be blessing water and providing bottles for people to take Holy Water home.

    The Church believes that the home is the domestic Church, which is connected to the parish Church. It is customary to bless oneself with Holy Water when entering the Church, and this practice can easily be brought to the domestic Church. As often as you do that may you be reminded that you are a baptized son or daughter of God and so live in the life of the Spirit of God.
Our baptism is the sacrament that welcomes us into the covenantal relationship with our Father in heaven through Christ, His Son, in the Holy Spirit. Each time we bless ourselves with Holy Water, we are reminded of our Baptism and the gift of our life of grace with God and each other.
    Read more about Holy Water:  what it is (and isn't) and how to use it in everyday life.  


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    Renowned speaker and author Fr. Michael Gaitley tells the dramatic history of God’s Love and Mercy as interwoven through the transformative message of St. Faustina, the miraculous appearance of Mary at Fatima, the witness of Maximilian Kolbe, and the world-changing papacy of Pope St. John Paul II. Featuring the brilliant cinematic artistry of the Augustine Institute’s film studio, the vast panorama of God’s work of mercy in the world unfolds as a story to be experienced.

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  • Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship

    "We need to participate for the common good. Sometimes we hear: a good Catholic is not interested in politics. This is not true: good Catholics immerse themselves in politics by offering the best of themselves so that the leader can govern."
    - Pope Francis, 9/16/13

    The Church affirms that every Catholic is called to prayerful, active, and responsible participation in the political process. We urge all Catholics who are eligible, to register and vote.
    The Catholic Bishops of the United States are pleased to offer Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, our teaching document on the political responsibility of Catholics. This statement represents our guidance for Catholics in the exercise of their rights and duties as participants in our democracy. We urge everyone to use this statement to help form their consciences; to teach those entrusted to their care; to contribute to civil and respectful public dialogue; and to shape political choices in the coming election in light of Catholic teaching.