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Nashoba Valley Catholic Collaborative




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Parish Staff

Rev. Edmond M. Derosier, Pastor - 978-425-4588
Senior Deacon Raymond Gagnon - 978-425-9271
Julie M Murray, Executive Assistant to the Pastor - 978-772-2414
Donna Vaira, Faith Formation Coordinator - 978-772-7474
Sally Nappila, Business Manager - 978-425-4588
Betsy Diskin, Office Manager - 978-772-2414

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Mass Schedule

Saturday, 4:00 PM at St. Anthony, Shirley
8:00 AM at St. Mary, Ayer
Sunday, 9:45 AM at St. Mary, Ayer
Sunday, 11:15 AM at St. Anthony, Shirley
Daily Masses: 8:30 AM at St Anthony on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday


Baptisms: Will be celebrated on the first Sunday of the month at St. Anthony's and the third Sunday of the month at St. Mary's. Catechesis is on the Monday evening prior to the first Sunday of each month at St Anthony's Faith Formation building. 
Contact the

Reconciliation: To request the Sacrament of Reconciliation, please see Fr. Derosier
before or after Mass, or call 978-425-4588 to make an appointment.

Marriage: Please call Fr. Derosier at 978-425-4588 at least six months in advance.
Visit for Love and Marriage Preparation classes.

Faith Formation: Please contact Donna Vaira at 978-772-7474, or

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adult (RCIA) Call 978-772-2414, or

St. Mary: Contact
St Anthony: Contact

St. Mary Parish  
31  Shirley Street  
Ayer, MA 01432  
Ph: 978-772-2414
Fax: 978-772-0727  

Office Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 9-4

St. Anthony of Padua Parish
14 Phoenix Street; PO Box 595
Shirley, MA 01464
Ph: 978-425-4588

Fax: 978-425-2033

Office Hours: Mon - Thurs 9-4





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