IC 175th Anniversary
Mayor Reardon gives a shoutout to Immaculate Conception in his May 18 "Mayor's Corner" video.
June 2023 Events:
Father's Day BBQ, June 17
HRIC BBQ Celebrating Father’s Day June 17
Want to celebrate the Dads in your life in a special way? Then join us for the HRIC Father’s Day BBQ on Saturday, June 17 at 5:00 p.m., immediately following the 4:00 p.m. Mass at Immaculate Conception. Dining will be on the lawn between the church and the parish center. Fr. Tim will be flipping burgers and dogs. Chips, watermelon, cookies, and brownies will round out the menu. Vegetarian options too. Top it off with iced tea, lemonade, or Father Ray’s special iced coffee. Cornhole, hula hoops, bubbles, and cotton candy for the kids!
Entertainment provided by choir member and WJOP Jazz World DJ, Sean Goguen from 93.5 Joppa Radio. Hosted by the HRIC Cursillo Community, there is no charge for the BBQ, but reservations are requested for headcount. Please use the link below to connect to Eventbrite to reserve the number in your party or you may call the office to reserve as well.
So, when you hear the call of the bagpipes, find your place in line and enjoy food, fun, and fellowship as we honor the men who are a strong and loving presence in our lives.
May 2023 Events:
May Crowning of Mary
Please join us on Mother’s Day, May 14, after the 9:00 a.m. Mass to honor and celebrate Mary, our Mother, with prayer, song, and coronation.
Rail Trail Garden Dedication
Saturday, May 20, Clipper City Rail Trail
In the Pope’s encyclical, Laudato Sí, we are all encouraged to care for our common home—our earth. In response, our HRIC Laudato Sí group will dedicate a Rail Trail garden. All are welcome to join us for a dedication ceremony of the HRIC Laudato Sí Rail Trail Garden on the Clipper City Rail Trail in Newburyport. The dedication will begin at 2:30 p.m. at the Rail Trail garden. (Meet at 2:00 in the IC parking lot if you would like to process with a group to the site.)
Directions to the Garden on the Clipper City Rail Trail are in the link below.
Directions to Laudato Si Rail Trail dedication
Holy Redeemer - Immaculate Conception Adult Choir Concert
Sunday, May 21, 2:00–3:30 p.m., IC Church
Join us in celebration of the 175th anniversary of the IC parish and be inspired by the transformative power of music. Enjoy an afternoon of sacred music, hymns, spirituals and instrumentals performed by the Collaborative Adult Choirs and musicians. A drawing for various raffle items will be held immediately following the concert. There is no admission charge but a free-will offering will be graciously accepted in support of the Music Ministry.
March 2023 Events
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner
Get your Irish on and join us for a fun time and a traditional Irish dinner!! This is the first in a series of events celebrating the 175th Anniversary of Immaculate Conception Parish.
Date: Friday, March 17
Time: 1st seating: 4:00–5:30 p.m.
2nd seating: 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Place: IC St. Louis Hall
Price: Adults $15, Children under 12 $10
There will be music by the Holy Jammers, raffles, and a few surprises!
Due to space limitations in the hall, there will be two seatings as noted above. Tickets will be sold following all IC Masses beginning the weekend of February 25–26 or stop by IC offices to purchase tickets. You must have a ticket to attend.