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Dear Friends,

Welcome to St. Joseph- St. Lazarus parish in East Boston.

Our parish is a community of believers served by the members of a religious congregation founded by Saint Luigi Orione. The spiritual sons of Saint Orione always work with zeal and ardor for the cause of God, of the Church, and of the souls. The mission of our parish is taken from the words of Saint Paul and often used by Saint Luigi Orione “to restore all in Christ”.

In our parish are active three ethnic communities: American, Spanish and Brazilian. The American community worships in the church of St. Lazarus on Ashley Street The Spanish and Brazilian communities are worshipping in the shrine of Madonna Queen of the Universe on Orient Avenue.

I am so grateful to God and His Providence that we are worshipping together as a community of faith: celebrating Eucharist, taking part in special liturgical services and guiding the next generation in the way of Christ and that our parish is growing and flourishing because new members – immigrants from South and Central America.

Fr. Mirek Kowalczyk, fdp - Pastor


St. Joseph - St. Lazarus Church

59 Ashley Street, East Boston, MA 02128


American Apostolate

Masses celebrated in English

Weekend Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil ~ 4pm

Sunday ~ 9am & 11am

Weekday Mass Schedule

Monday through Saturday ~ 9am

Holy Day Mass


Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

Monday through Saturday

8:15 - 9am


Madonna Queen of the Universe Shrine

150 Orient Avenue, East Boston, MA 02128


Spanish Apostolate

Masses celebratred in Spanish

Weekend Mass Schedule

Sunday ~ 7:30am & 12:30pm

Weekday Mass Schedule

Tuesday, Wednesday and the First Friday of the Month ~ 7pm


Brazilian Apostolate

Masses celebrated in Portuguese

Weekend Mass Schedule

Saturday ~ 7pm

Sunday ~ 9am


American Community

Weekend Mass Schedule

Sunday ~ 4:30pm

Weekday Mass Schedule

Tuesday through Friday ~ 5:30pm

Saturday ~ 8am





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***January 2019 Calendar Raffle***


Raffle Tickets are $5 each


31 Chances to Win

All entries will be eligible to win multiple prizes


Tickets can be purchased from the Parish Office,

CCD Families or CCD Teachers.


Please return your completed raffle tickets and money to us by Friday December 28th to be entered in the drawing.


Winners announced in the weekly bulletin and posted online at and contacted by telephone




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