Let us hear from you

How can we foster a welcoming community?
How do we form disciples eager to share their love of Christ?
How can we assist on the growth of vocations?
How can we better serve our communities and our Collaborative?

Please join the conversation. We welcome your ideas and participation. 
Contact any one of the Plan Writing Team contacts listed below.

Pastoral Plan Writing Team Contacts

Pat Forbes  617-899-0424  pbfnbpt@comcast.net
Alex Hasapis  978-376-6100 alexh464@comcast.net
Dr. Margaret M. McKinnon (Dr. Mag)  978-462-2724, x7405  Mmckinnon@newburyportcatholic.org
Rich Ryan  978-314-1094 rgryan@comcast.net
Jonathan Temple
  978-809-9337 jntemple@comcast.net
Charlotte Vincent  978-462-9817 picharlie@comcast.net

Ash Wednesday is March 1

Ashes will be distributed at the following liturgies:

 7:15am Immaculate Conception, Newburyport
9:00am Immaculate Conception (School Liturgy)  
9:00am St. Ann, West Newbury
12:00noon Immaculate Conception, Newburyport
7:00pm Nativity, Merrimac
7:00pm Immaculate Conception, Newburyport

Principal Job Announcement

Immaculate Conception School in Newburyport, MA is seeking a principal for the 2017–2018 school year. The principal is the spiritual, instructional, and administrative head of the school, and is responsible for the effective operation of the school as a Catholic educational institution. He/she is the primary agent for creating an environment that fosters academic excellence, Catholic faith formation, and vitality and viability. He/she is responsible for creating a welcoming atmosphere for all members of the school community (faculty, staff, students, parents, and donors) and a climate that encourages the engagement of each student in the learning process while fostering a love for learning. The principal reports directly to the pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish. The Catholic Schools Office of the Archdiocese of Boston will participate in reviewing candidates.

The principal of Immaculate Conception School is a practicing Catholic, holds a Master’s degree in education and current Mass. certification as a school principal, with significant teaching experience. Catholic school experience is preferred.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, copy of current MA certification and a list of references to apply@catholicschools@rcab.org.
Deadline for applications is March 1.

Welcome! We are glad you stopped by.

Welcome to Holy Redeemer and Immaculate Conception Collaborative Parishes: the Catholic presence in the more than 60 square miles of the four towns of Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury in Massachusetts.

Pelican Intervention Fund Featured in
Recent Pilot Article

Read the Pilot article.

Pilot Pelican

Father George Morin and Father Timothy Harrison are pictured with Elizabeth McCarthy and Steve and Kim Keene, founders of the Pelican Intervention Fund.

Some words of wisdom to ponder in a highly-polarized environment

A parishioner recently shared this brief video with me.  It comes from an Evangelical Church with a heavy media presence and is not specifically from a Catholic perspective, but I think it offers some words of wisdom that are worth considering for our time and place:


Please let me know what you think.
Lenten Blessings,
Fr. Tim Harrison



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St. Ann

Church: 300 Main St., W. Newbury  01985 (view map)

Rectory: 46 Maple St., W. Newbury  01985

Office Hours: By appointment

Phone: 978-346-8604

Email: holyredeemer@verizon.net


Parish offices and church:

4 Green St., Merrimac  01860 (view map)

Office Hours: By appointment

Phone: 978-346-8604

Email: holyredeemer@verizon.net

Immaculate Conception

Parish, church, rectory, and offices:

42 Green St., Newburyport  01950 (view map)

Office Hours: M–F 8:00 am–3:30 pm

Phone: 978-462-2724

Fax: 978-234-7399

Email: info@newburyportcatholic.org

Contact Us

Mass Times

Weekend Liturgies
4:00pm IC, Newburyport
4:00pm alternate every six weeks between St. Ann, W. Newbury and Nativity, Merrimac. See Events Calendar for dates.

7:15am IC, Newburyport
8:00am Nativity, Merrimac
9:00am IC, Newburyport
10:15am St. Ann, W. Newbury
11:30am IC, Newburyport

9:00am St. Ann, W. Newbury

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
7:15am IC, Newburyport

9:00am Nativity, Merrimac

IC: Saturdays 3:00 to 3:30 (or by appointment)
HR: Saturdays before the 4:00pm Mass (or by appointment)


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