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March 9, 2018 - 24 Hours of Confession and Adoration throughout the Archdiocese of Boston

24 Hours for the Lord
Initiated by Pope Francis in 2014, 24 Hours for the Lord is an annual worldwide Lenten initiative for Catholics to receive the mercy of God through Eucharistic Adoration and the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
The following locations in the Archdiocese of Boston will be open for 24 hours (either for 24 hours straight, or two stretches of 12 hours each day) on Friday, March 9 through Saturday, March 10. Host parishes will be offering Eucharistic Adoration and ongoing Confessions during the hours provided below. 
This is the perfect time to invite back to the Church those who have fallen away from the practice of the sacraments and are waiting for the door of God's mercy to be opened to them.   
24 Hours for the Lord will take place at the parishes listed below. Please click on the parish link which will bring you to directly to their website for additional details specific to each parish. 
For more information or questions about 24 Hours for the Lord, please contact Emily Elliott in the Secretariat for Evangelization and Discipleship at eelliott@rcab.org or by calling (617) 746-5756. 
SOUTH REGION    
St. Paul Parish, Hingham 
Beginning with 9:00 AM Mass on Friday 
Ending with 9:00 AM Mass on Saturday 
St. Joseph Parish, Kingston 
Beginning with 9:00 AM Mass and ending at 9:00 PM on Friday 
Beginning at 7:00 AM and ending with 5:00 PM Mass on Saturday 
WEST REGION    
St. Stephen Parish, Framingham 
Beginning with 4:00 PM Mass on Friday 
Ending with 4:00 PM Mass on Saturday 
St. Brendan Parish, Bellingham 
Beginning with 9:00 AM Mass on Friday 
Ending with 9:00 AM Mass on Saturday 
NORTH REGION    
St. Theresa Parish, North Reading 
Beginning with 9:00 AM Mass and ending at 9:00 PM on Friday  
Beginning with 9:00 AM Mass and ending at 9:00 PM on Saturday 
St. Mary Parish, Lynn 
Beginning with 4:00 PM Mass on Friday 
Ending with 4:00 PM Mass on Saturday 
MERRIMACK REGION    
St. Joseph the Worker Shrine, Lowell 
Beginning at 10:00 AM and ending at 10:00 PM on Friday; Mass at 12:00 PM and 5:30 PM 
Beginning at 4:00 AM and ending with 4:00 PM Mass on Saturday 
Sacred Hearts Parish, Bradford 
Beginning with 7:00 AM Mass and ending at 7:00 PM on Friday 
Beginning with 8:00 AM Mass and ending with 4:00 PM Mass on Saturday 
St. James Parish, Groton 
Beginning at 2 PM on Friday 
Ending at 2 PM on Saturday 
CENTRAL REGION    
Our Lady of Good Voyage: The Seaport Shrine, Boston 
Beginning at 4:00 PM on Friday 
Ending at 4:00 PM on Saturday 
St. Anthony Parish, Cambridge  
Beginning with 8:00 AM Mass and ending at Midnight on Friday; 
Portuguese mass at 6:30 PM 
Beginning with 8:00 AM Mass and ending with 4:00 PM Mass on Saturday