Welcome

As a people formed in the Roman Catholic tradition, called together by Christ, we seek to grow in faith, hope and love.  We gather to be fed and healed by Word and Sacrament, which strengthens us to build Christ's Kingdom on earth and sustains us on our pilgrim way to heaven.  Through our call to evangelize we invite all to join us on our journey of faith as we serve, teach, proclaim and give witness to the Gospel of Jesus.  In the words of our patroness, St. Julie Billiart, "May Jesus live in all our hearts."

Important Announcements

Eucharistic Adoration Tuesdays at, 7pm

Faith Formation Registration for grades 1- Confirmation for 2015-16 is now available, schedules to follow

Knights of Columbus Annual Fishing Derby August 1

The next Caregiver Support Group, Tuesday August 11, 1:30-3.

When shopping via the Gift Shop link above 12% of your purchase will be returned to our parish.

We welcome you to explore the Catholic Faith

St. Julie’s Parish provides adults with several opportunities through which they can connect or reconnect with the Catholic Faith. To find out if one of our parish programs, designed with the adult in mind, is right for you contact our Director of Adult Faith Formation.

Welcome from our pastor

It is my sincere pleasure to welcome you to the St. Julie Billiart Parish Website.  I’m glad you have taken the time to visit us today on the web and I hope that our parish and its schedules/ministries will meet your spiritual needs.

St. Julie’s is a parish of 2700 families from the Dartmouth and New Bedford area and we strive to be a welcoming and encouraging community in the Roman Catholic tradition.  Your presence and participation will only add to the wonderful family of faith that makes St. Julie’s an outstanding parish.

If I can answer any questions or be of service in any way, please contact me by e-mail at frroy@saintjulies.org or by phone at 508-993-2351 choose option #3.

Have a blessed day!

Father Richard Roy

Pastor

Parish Staff

Mass Times

Saturday 4:30 PM
Sunday 9 AM and 11 AM
Monday - Friday 9 AM

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9-12, 1-4:30
The parish office is closed on holidays

Upcomming Events

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  • Aug 3 2015  9:00 am - Daily Mass

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My Offering

Consider making your weekly offering to St. Julie's electronically.  The parish office will be happy to provide assistance as you transition to online giving.

Tour Portugal and Its Islands

October 7-19, 2016

13 Days • 17 Meals

11 Breakfasts • 1 Lunch • 5 Dinner

Highlights: Lisbon, St. Michael Island - Azores, Ponta Delgada, Madeira Island and more!
 
Information meeting Wednesday October 21 at 7PM in the parish center.

For more information click here or call Fr. Richard Roy  (508) 993-2351

Vatican News

A new step in thawing relations between China and the Holy See?

Vatican City, Jul 31, 2015 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a tiny victory for Vatican-Chinese rapprochement, China's government now recognizes seminary studies and allows seminarians to continue their education in a state university should they leave.

The Bachelor of Arts diploma young men receive in the seminary is now recognized as being a state title by the Chinese government. With the recognition it is now possible for seminarians who decide to quit their priestly formation to continue their education in a state university.

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Vatican bails on questionable anti-human trafficking initiative (Updated)

Vatican City, Jul 30, 2015 / 03:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).-  

Updated July 31 at 10:04 am MT: A spokesperson for the Walk Free Foundation has responded to this article, telling CNA: "We welcome any religious initiative dedicated to ending modern slavery. While Bishop Sanchez has stepped down from the Board, the Global Freedom Network (GFN) and its initiatives remain in place. At absolutely no point in time was this a business initiative and Walk Free Foundation provided the seed funding to the GFN, which in its first year was over 1million Euros."

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Will Vatican officials face term limits?

Vatican City, Jul 30, 2015 / 01:02 am (CNA).- A fixed term mandate for Vatican officials serving in the Roman Curia was among recent proposals for the Vatican's ongoing reform process, and will likely be discussed at the Sept. 14-16 meeting of the Council of Cardinals.

It's still unclear whether the fixed term mandate refers to all Vatican officials – that is, those who hold an office of the Roman Curia – or if it would just apply to the clergy.

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Catholic Resources

Liturgy of the Hours

Aug 03, Invitatory for Monday of the 18th week of Ordinary Time

Lord, open my lips.

— And my mouth will proclaim your praise.

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Aug 03, Office of Readings for Monday of the 18th week of Ordinary Time

Ribbon Placement:

Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV:

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Aug 03, Morning Prayer for Monday of the 18th week of Ordinary Time

Ribbon Placement:

Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III:

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With gratitude from Haiti

The Haitian Health Foundation sent the following words of gratitude for the gift of food received from our parish family this year.

Dear Frannie, (Frances Caravana)

Thank you and the very generous parish family of St. Julie's for the truck load of canned food that was collected over the Lenten holiday.  This food has begun its voyage to Haiti and will be distributed to some very malnourished and deserving people.

For the past 33 years we have been providing food and other life-sustaining gifts to some wonderful, extremely impoverished people in rural Haiti.

We wish you every blessing for reaching out to these poorest brothers and sisters in Christ, who are trapped in terrible poverty, not of their own making and for which there is very little opportunity for escape.

With love and appreciation,

Vacation Bible School

  • Terry leads the group
  • Chain Reaction
  • Our Prayer Table
  • Closing Prayer, Quiet Time
  • Small group project
  • Someone's happy!
  • Peg and the kids
  • Spiritual art...God in creation
  • Small group leader Bob
  • Stories
  • A very realistic looking lab!
  • Movin' and groovin'
  • VBS large group
  • Listen and learn
  • Paula's group
  • Prayer Time with VBS coordinator Terry
  • Across the generations...Gale's group
  • Inquiring minds and hearts
  • Seeing God in all things...faith and science
  • Inquiring minds and hearts
  • Eager to explore
  • Discovering God through science
  • What would we do without our teen helpers!

Confirmation 2015

Our Parish Catechists ~ Witnesses of Faith

  • Brian Fraga ~ grade 5; Six years of service Favorite Saint: ...
  • Celia Frazier ~ grade 3; Ten years of service Favorite Saint: ...
  • C Frazier; -- years of service Favorite Saint:
  • Elaine Meredith ~ grade 4; First year of service Favorite Saint: ...
  • Faith Medeiros; 3 years of service Favorite Saint: Blessed Teresa of Calcutta
  • Gabrielle and ;years of service Favorite Saint:
  • Donna Valente with son Ben ~ grade 4; Five years of ...
  • Hannah Toires ~ student volunteer; First year of service Favorite Saint: ...
  • Joe Edward Soares ~ security/ sub; Six years of service Favorite ...
  • Bianca Frazier years of service Favorite Saint:
  • John Mosher ~ grade 5; First year of service Favorite Saint: ...
  • Jordan Paiva ~ grade 5; Ten years of service Favorite Saint: ...
  • Joyce Clough ~ grade 2; Twenty-five plus years of service Favorite ...
  • Kristen-Pimenta Ouellet ~ grade 2; Fifteen years of service Favorite Saint:
  • Amanda Ladino-Saunders and Elizabeth; First year of service Amanda's Favorite Saint: ...
  • Mike Bouvier with son William ~ grade 4; Five years of ...
  • Frederick Frazier ~ grade 3; Two years of service Favorite Saint:
  • Lilia Hauck ~ grade 1; Five years of service Favorite Saint: ...
  • Rachel Medeiros ~ grade1; Three years of service Favorite Saint: St. Anne
  • Robin Benoit ~ grade 3; Five years of service Favorite Saint: ...
  • Lisa Medeiros ~ grade 1; Two years of service Favorite Saint: ...
  • Susan Geier ~ grade 2; Fourteen years of service Favorite Saint: ...