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    Saint Agnes Catholic Community

St. Agnes Catholic Community

Fr. Christopher Malatesta

      

Welcome to our Parish!

Upcoming Events

  • Castle of Knights

    Safe Child Training

    Virtus Training

    St. Agnes Academy
  • Sugarhill Mass

    St. Agnes Parish
  • Sugarhill Mass

    St. Agnes Parish
  • Teacher In-Service

    St. Agnes Academy
  • PreK and Kindergarten Open House

    St. Agnes Academy
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Our Parish Community!

PARISH ANNOUNCEMENTS

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    K OF C 2017 DAVID CARMEL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE ANNOUNCED

    K of C Council #411 has awarded David H. Carmel Scholarships to Kyle Gazzillo, Jessica Houle and Connor Mathews of Wahconah Regional High School; Kyle Bazonski of Mt. Greylock Regional High School; and Olivia Nealon of Miss Hall’s School. The annual awards, based on academic standing and financial need, are given to St. Agnes parishioners. Congratulations to these outstanding students as they prepare for college studies this fall.

    Knights of Columbus
  • VOLUNTEER NEEDED FOR THE SUNDAY LUNCH PROGRAM

    The St. Agnes Sunday Lunch Program is looking for a lead chef/cook to lead one of the cooking teams once per month. Interested volunteers should be in touch with Leanne Mears, coordinator of the St. Agnes Sunday Lunch Program. The Parish provides funds for the food items needed to be purchased and prepared. Lunch dates are scheduled in advance. Please consider giving of your time and talent to this important community program.

    St. Agnes Parish
  • PREGNANCY SUPPORT SERVICES

    Pregnancy Support Services of Berkshire County has been registered in the Amazon Smile Program where a designated charity can receive a donation of 5% of your purchase (from Amazon) on the Amazon web site. Please consider designating PSS, 34 Depot St, Pittsfield, MA. Charity EIN# 23-7288887 as your charity to receive this donation. Thank you!

    St. Agnes Parish
  • K OF C COUNCIL #411 MAKES CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS

    K of C Council #411 is pleased to announce that it has awarded donations totaling $5000 to local charities and human service organizations. The funds were awarded from the Council’s Toy & Charity Fund which is now in its 25th year providing gifts to needy children at Christmas time and offering volunteer services and financial assistance to the elderly, disenfranchised, physically challenged, veterans, and local families in need. A breakdown of the awards:

    • $1500—Toys/presents for needy Dalton children

    • $1000—Eagle Santa Fund

    • $1800—Sr. Linda-Burkina Faso—Solar lights, batteries, fixtures

    • $500—Berkshire Community Action Council

    • $200—Life Teen Blessing Bags project

    We extend a heartfelt thanks to our many supporters and benefactors in Dalton and throughout Central Berkshire who contributed to our programs and made our overall effort a smashing success.

    Knights of Columbus
  • ST. AGNES YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

    We meet once a month (3rd Thursday of the month) at Saint Agnes Academy Library from 7-8pm.  For young adults (ages 20-39) who seek to draw closer to Jesus Christ and His Church through worship, sturdy, discussion, fellowship and service. 

     For info. email: Fabricio.  Fernandes8@gmail.com or dwojcik@bcn.net.

    St. Agnes Parish
  • PARISH STEWARDSHIP

    Please be generous to your parish. Stewardship of Time, Talent and Treasure is all our responsibility. Our parish is funded and operated by your generosity and involvement. Please help us with our parish deficits by increasing your sacrificial giving amounts, joining Parish Pay, or more consistent use of offertory envelopes. Our Parish and School rely on your generosity. Thanks for all who sacrifice to help.

    St. Agnes Parish

HOLIDAY BAZAAR AND CRAFT FAIR

SAINT AGNES ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR AND CRAFT FAIR

30 Carson Avenue, Dalton, MA   01226

SATURDAY NOV. 18, 2017

9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

Application Form available for Download!

 Nov 2017 Craft Fair.pdf 

 

ANNUAL CATHOLIC APPEAL

FAITH FORMATION EVENTS

  • Library

    ST. AGNES YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

    We meet once a month (3rd Thursday of the month) at Saint Agnes Academy Library from 7-8pm. For young adults (ages 20-39) who seek to draw closer to Jesus Christ and His Church through worship, sturdy, discussion, fellowship and service, also social gatherings, community outreach and athletic events.  For info. email: Fabrcio.Fernandes8@gmail.com or dwojcik@bcn.net.

    Young Adult Ministry
  • Library

    ST. AGNES YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

    We meet once a month (3rd Thursday of the month) at Saint Agnes Academy Library from 7-8pm. For young adults (ages 20-39) who seek to draw closer to Jesus Christ and His Church through worship, sturdy, discussion, fellowship and service, also social gatherings, community outreach and athletic events.  For info. email: Fabrcio.Fernandes8@gmail.com or dwojcik@bcn.net.

    Young Adult Ministry
  • Library

    ST. AGNES YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

    We meet once a month (3rd Thursday of the month) at Saint Agnes Academy Library from 7-8pm. For young adults (ages 20-39) who seek to draw closer to Jesus Christ and His Church through worship, sturdy, discussion, fellowship and service, also social gatherings, community outreach and athletic events.  For info. email: Fabrcio.Fernandes8@gmail.com or dwojcik@bcn.net.

    Young Adult Ministry
  • Library

    ST. AGNES YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

    We meet once a month (3rd Thursday of the month) at Saint Agnes Academy Library from 7-8pm. For young adults (ages 20-39) who seek to draw closer to Jesus Christ and His Church through worship, sturdy, discussion, fellowship and service, also social gatherings, community outreach and athletic events.  For info. email: Fabrcio.Fernandes8@gmail.com or dwojcik@bcn.net.

    Young Adult Ministry
  • Library

    ST. AGNES YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

    We meet once a month (3rd Thursday of the month) at Saint Agnes Academy Library from 7-8pm. For young adults (ages 20-39) who seek to draw closer to Jesus Christ and His Church through worship, sturdy, discussion, fellowship and service, also social gatherings, community outreach and athletic events.  For info. email: Fabrcio.Fernandes8@gmail.com or dwojcik@bcn.net.

    Young Adult Ministry
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VACATION BIBLE CAMP

  Vacation Bible School.pdf 

  

 

 

THE 4 LIFE-GIVING GIFTS OF YOUCAT

ACADEMY ANNOUNCEMENTS

BENEFITS OF A CATHOLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION

  

OUR STUDENTS

CAMP HOLY CROSS

 

  

VISIT THE CAMP HOLY CROSS SITE!

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Information, Councilor Applications and Registrations/Health Forms as they become available!

Catholic Kids Summer

Published on Jun 26, 2015 - Father Christopher Malatesta of the Diocese of Springfield talks with Kevin Nelson and Father Reed about Camp Holy Cross, a great opportunity for kids. - Watch our video

Published on May 1, 2016 - A visit to Camp Holy Cross, a camp for youth, in Goshen, Mass. - Watch our video

Published on Aug 12, 2015 - Chalice of Salvation - Camp Holy Cross Mass - Watch our video

 

 

CAMP HOLY CROSS BROCHURE

BUY A BRICK AND GIVE THE GIFT TO LAST A LIFETIME

Brick Fundraiser supporting the current and future renovation of Camp Holy Cross We invite you to support the Camp by purchasing your personalized, engraved brick that will be placed in front of the Chapel and will become a part of the CHC History.  Proceeds will go to renovation efforts of CHC which includes the installation of an epoxy floor in the Chapel.  This project will beautify this sacred space and further the mission of the Camp.  Consider a brick for:

  • Your Name

  • Your Company Name

  • Memorial - honor a loved one

  • Special Memories

  • An inspirational message

  • Alumni / Camper

Have You or Someone you know benefited from CHC? Order Today On-line or download the form (chc_buy_a_brick_final.pdf)  and return to the rectory or deposit at Mass. Become part of our Beautiful Facility forever! 4" x 8" Brick $100 (Includes 1-3 lines (14 characters per line) 8" x 8" Brick $150 (Includes up to 6 lines (14 characters per line)

PROTECTING OUR YOUTH

   

The Diocese of Springfield and St. Agnes Parish is committed to keeping children and youth safe.  For questions regarding Child Safety issues, please contact our parish Child Advocates: Lisa Stankiewicz  684-1803 or Jim Stankiewicz 684-3143.

Information about Victim Outreach, Child Abuse Prevention, Safe Environment Programs and Training, Roles and Responsibilities, and Resources for Parents & Families are available on the Diocese of Springfield, Massachusetts Office of Child & Youth Protection website.

USCCB Resource:  Promise to Protect_Pledge to Heal - 2011-Charter-booklet.pdf 

Diocesan Pilgramage at Camp Holy Cross

PARISH BOARDS AND COUNCILS

Saint Agnes Catholic Community Governance

LINK TO BOARD/COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP

The healthy success of any community relies on the active participation and wise leadership of its members.  From its earliest days as a parish, St. Agnes CC has had wise, pragmatic and dedicated parishioners who stepped forward- sometimes asked, sometimes moved to volunteer, sometimes summoned- to work with the pastor and the diocese to create and maintain a parish that provided its members with liturgy, pastoral care, education and opportunities for ministry.  The Finance Council, Pastoral Council, Faith Formation Board and Academy Board provide governance at St. Agnes.