Welcome to St. Jude Church, Norfolk, MA

St. Jude's is a Roman Catholic parish of the Archdiocese of Boston. Founded in 1949, St. Jude serves Norfolk, a town of 10,000 residents in the southeastern corner of the Commonwealth.

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Each Wednesday during Lent from 6:30 to 7:30PM, either at St. Jude or St. Edward Parish, we will be open for  individual confessions. Please make plans to come on Lenten Wednesdays and spread the word about this special outreach of mercy to those you know. The schedule for our two churches is:

St. Jude: March 15, and March 29

 St. Edward: March 8, March 22, April 5


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Celia Sirois' New Lenten Presentation - 03/08/2017

Celia Sirois is back with a new Lenten program: “Psalms in Liturgy and Life” which surveys the different kinds of Psalms in the Old Testament. We'll meet on four Wednesday mornings (March 8, 15, 22 and 29) in the Church Hall from 9:45 to 11:45AM.

New Playgroup Announced - 03/10/2017

All parents are welcome to come to the new twice monthly play group with their little ones. Join us for coffee, donuts, and conversation while the children enjoy free play with toys. Our first meeting will at St. Edward on March 10.

Helping Hands Sign Up Opens March 16 - 04/01/2017

St. Jude/St. Edward Parishes are hosting a "Helping Hands" event on April 1 where we will pack meals for the hungry people of Burkina Faso, W. Africa. Volunteers can sign up via the link found on the Faith In Action page under Parish Life. Read more

Sharing Sunday Is Next Week - 03/11/2017

Our monthly food collection will take place next weekend (March 11 & 12). The pantry will be collecting canned vegetables, canned fruit, and cereal this month. Please check donated food items for expiration dates. Monetary donations are also accepted.

Mass with Anointing of the Sick - 03/19/2017

The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will be offered at the 10:30AM Mass at St. Jude on March 19. Through the Sacrament of Anointing, the Church supports the sick and elderly in their struggle against illness and continues Christ’s work of healing.

Collaborative Lenten Mission-Reserve Now - 03/20/2017

All are invited to Live Lent 2017! Fr. William Brown will present MAKING SENSE OF GOD: Living Faith in Challenging Times. Mark your calendar for Monday, March 20 at St. Jude and Tuesday, March 21 at St. Edward - 7:30 -8:30 PM. Read more

2017 CORI Forms Now Due

CORI’S for 2017 are now due. All volunteers in the parish (Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors, Ushers, Choir members, Coordinator’s of Children Liturgy programs, Health Care visitors Scout leaders) are asked to stop by the parish office to complete their form

Attention All 2016 Donors!

Please contact the parish office if you would like a copy of your Contribution Statement for 2016 tax purposes.

Want To Donate Easter Flowers?

Donations are always most welcome and may be made in memory of a loved one. There are envelopes on the small tables at the entrance to the Church. You may also place donations in the offertory basket or bring it to the parish office.

Do You Know Someone Who Is Homebound?

Please notify Fr. Culloty or Beth Budny (stjudesfcn@gmail.com) if you or someone you know is a Catholic and is unable to come to Mass due to poor health or advanced age and would like to !receive Holy Communion.


First US Born Martyr Recognized By Pope

Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Fr. Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him the first martyr born in the United States. The recognition of his martyrdom is the first step toward beatification and, eventually, sainthood Read more

Atheist Stephen Hawking Meets With Pope

Stephen Hawking’s visit to the Vatican this week has raised curiosity, with some asking what exactly the famed astrophysicist and self-proclaimed atheist was doing in the heart of the Catholic Church. Read more

Pope: Priest Can Absolve Sin of Abortion

Pope Francis said he formally was giving all priests permanent permission to grant absolution to those who confess to having procured an abortion. Read more

Pope Ordains 17 New Cardinals - 11/19/2016

The Catholic Church's 17 new cardinals must dedicate their lives to being ministers of forgiveness and reconciliation in a world -- and sometimes a church -- often marked by hostility and division, Pope Francis said. Read more

Pope Warns New Cardinals - 11/19/2016

Pope Francis handed a red hat to 17 new cardinals, warning them against the danger of falling into polemics and animosity and encouraging them to be close to their people, imitating God’s mercy. Read more



Liturgy Schedules


Mass Schedule



Monday - Friday

9:00 AM



4:00 PM


8:00 AM & 10:30 AM


Saturdays from 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM


Second Sunday of the Month at 1:30 pm

Baptism instructions for parents & Godparents on preceding Wednesday at 7:30 PM.  
Please schedule via the Parish Office at (508) 528-0170.

(Click HERE for Baptismal Registration Form)



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