Click here for the livestream on March 5th & 6th at 7:00 PM
To view or print off the Lenten Retreat program, click HERE
Small Christian Communities (SCC) are small groups of parishioners who gather regularly for prayer and reflection. They come together to reflect on the scriptures for the coming Sunday using a process that connects our faith life with our lived experiences.
You are invited to experience reflecting as a Small Christian Community for five Tuesdays in Lent at St. Matthew's Chapel. February 28th, March 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th. The morning group starts at 10:00 AM and ends by 11:30 AM. The evening group starts at 7:00 pm. and ends by 8:30 pm
If you want to join us and experience what a Small Christian Community is like, click HERE to register by Ash Wednesday, 2/22/2023, so we can plan for it. If you have any questions, please contact Deacon Mike Berstene at: firstname.lastname@example.org or Deacon Ron Freedman at: email@example.com
Fr. Warren J. Savage is a priest of the Diocese of Springfield, Massachusetts. He is an international and national speaker, lecturer, and mission preacher. Preaching the Gospel of Love in ways that touch the daily lives of the people, and offering deep spiritual insight, coupled with practical ways to reach out to others, Fr. Savage's missions attract hundreds of people of all ages and from all walks of life.
Father Warren Savage is currently the Director and Catholic Chaplain at the Albert and Amelia Ferst Interfaith Center located on the campus of Westfield State University, Westfield, MA. He has served as a parish priest, dean, educator, spiritual director, and administrator throughout Western Massachusetts. He is the Chairperson of the Committee for the Education, Formation and Support of Clergy, a member of the College of Consultors and Presbyteral Council. He is on the faculty for the Diocesan Permanent Diaconate Formation Program and the Religious Studies Department of the College of Our Lady of the Elms, Chicopee, MA.
Fr. Savage has memberships in the Academy of Homiletics, and The Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), Georgetown University, Take and Eat, Inc., Florida, MA, and Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, Farmington, CT.
He is the Past Vice-President of the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus. He has been involved in prison ministry and in ministry with people living with HIV/AIDS. He has done extensive work in the areas of lay ministry formation, youth ministry, social justice, anti-racism, multicultural and diversity training, and cross-cultural ministry in Africa and Central America.
Reflections from the Marketplace with Deacon Ron
Facebook: Praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet with Steve Angrisano (Mondays live at 2:55 p.m. and recorded for later)
Formed.org: The Blessed Sacrament Parish provides membership to Formed.org for every parishioner. Click for details