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  • Team (All) | Boston ACTS Chapter

    Team Members Tracy Glynn Director I lived my ACTS Retreat in 2005. Great experience. My family and I have been involved in ACTS and our parish life since our retreat experiences. Read More William "Bill" Wallace Treasurer I lived my ACTS retreat in Spring 2012 and have been blessed to have been on several teams since then. Read More Scott Morency I strive daily to be a servant of the Lord God. I had a deep, personal encounter with Christ in my ACTS retreat in 2019 that forever changed my heart. Read More Gary Nangle Co-Director I made my ACTS retreat in 2017, and have been on every Men's retreat team since, served 4 years on parish core, and am now privileged to serve on Boston ACTS Chapter. Read More Glenn Coppinger I lived my ACTS retreat in April 2005. Since then, I have been able to share ACTS with 13 family members, 5 coworkers and several friends. ACTS has truly impacted all my communities. Read More Stephen George I lived my ACTS retreat in April 2010, and have been an active member of the local ACTS Community ever since. Read More Christy Hubbard Secretary I made my first ACTS retreat in Nov 2005 and it had a ripple effect on my life even to the present day. Read More Dotti McDermott I lived my ACTS retreat in 2005. Read More

  • Pray the Rosary | Boston ACTS Chapter

    Pray the Rosary Follow the links below to pray this wonderfully powerful prayer as we honor Our Blessed Mother by following the life and death of her Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ. Select the Mystery / Day JOYFUL SORROWFUL GLORIOUS LUMINOUS

  • Joyful 5th Mystery | Boston ACTS Chapter

    The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries The 5th Joyful Mystery - The Finding in the Temple ​ While holding the next large bead, speak to the Blessed Mother, let her know your prayer intentions for this holy rosary. Then, while contemplating the goodness of our Mother, read the following: ​ “Each year his parents went to Jerusalem for the feast of Passover, and when he was twelve years old, they went up according to festival custom. After they had completed its days, as they were returning, the boy Jesus remained behind in Jerusalem, but his parents did not know it. Thinking that he was in the caravan, they journeyed for a day and looked for him among their relatives and acquaintances, but not finding him, they returned to Jerusalem to look for him. After three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions, and all who heard him were astounded at his understanding and his answers.” - Luke 2:41-47 ​ Fruit of the mystery: Devotion to Jesus ​ Now, while reflecting on your prayer intention, the Gospel reading, and the fruit of Devotion to Jesus, ​ Pray 1 Hail Mary on each of the next 10 beads. ​ H ail, Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen. ​ ​ Pray... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Like

  • Joyful 3rd Mystery | Boston ACTS Chapter

    The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries The 3rd Joyful Mystery - The Nativity ​ While holding the next large bead, speak to the Blessed Mother, let her know your prayer intentions for this holy rosary. Then, while contemplating the goodness of our Mother, read the following: ​ “In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be enrolled. This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor of Syria. So all went to be enrolled, each to his own town. And Joseph too went up from Galilee from the town of Nazareth to Judea, to the city of David that is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family of David, to be enrolled with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child. While they were there, the time came for her to have her child, and she gave birth to her firstborn son. She wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.” - Luke 2:1-7 ​ Fruit of the mystery: Poverty ​ Now, while reflecting on your prayer intention, the Gospel reading, and the fruit of Poverty, ​ Pray 1 Hail Mary on each of the next 10 beads. ​ H ail, Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen. ​ ​ Pray... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Like

  • Joyful 4th Mystery | Boston ACTS Chapter

    The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries The 4th Joyful Mystery - The Presentation in the Temple ​ While holding the next large bead, speak to the Blessed Mother, let her know your prayer intentions for this holy rosary. Then, while contemplating the goodness of our Mother, read the following: ​ “When eight days were completed for his circumcision, he was named Jesus, the name given him by the angel before he was conceived in the womb. ​ "When the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses, they took him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord, just as it is written in the law of the Lord, 'Every male that opens the womb shall be consecrated to the Lord,' and to offer the sacrifice of 'a pair of turtledoves or two young pigeons,' in accordance with the dictate in the law of the Lord.” - Luke 2:21-24 ​ Fruit of the mystery: Purity of Heart and Body ​ Now, while reflecting on your prayer intention, the Gospel reading, and the fruit of Purity of Heart & Body, ​ Pray 1 Hail Mary on each of the next 10 beads. ​ H ail, Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen. ​ ​ Pray... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Like

  • Joyful 2nd Mystery | Boston ACTS Chapter

    The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries The 2nd Joyful Mystery - The Visitation ​ While holding the next large bead, speak to the Blessed Mother, let her know your prayer intentions for this holy rosary. Then, while contemplating the goodness of our Mother, read the following: ​ “During those days Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled with the holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, 'Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.'” - Luke 1:39-42 Fruit of the mystery: Love of Neighbor ​ Now, while reflecting on your prayer intention, the Gospel reading, and the fruit of Love of Neighbor, ​ Pray 1 Hail Mary on each of the next 10 beads. ​ H ail, Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen. ​ ​ Pray... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Like

  • Joyful 1st Mystery | Boston ACTS Chapter

    The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries The 1st Joyful Mystery - The Annunciation ​ While holding the next large bead, speak to the Blessed Mother, let her know your prayer intentions for this holy rosary. Then, while contemplating the goodness of our Mother, read the following: ​ “In the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David, and the virgin’s name was Mary.” - Luke 1:26-27 ​ The fruit of this mystery is Humility Now, while reflecting on your prayer intention, the Gospel reading, and the fruit of Humility, ​ Pray 1 Hail Mary on each of the next 10 beads. ​ H ail, Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen. ​ ​ Pray... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Like

  • Joyful Opening 2 | Boston ACTS Chapter

    The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries Holding the first bead, pray the Our Father: ​ O ur Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. ​ Amen. Like

  • Joyful Opening 3 | Boston ACTS Chapter

    The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries Next, pray 1 Hail Mary on each of the next 3 beads: ​ Hail, Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen. Like Pray... 1 2 3

  • Joyful Main | Boston ACTS Chapter

    The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries Begin by holding the crucifix and making the sign of the cross: ​ In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen. Like

  • HOME | Boston ACTS Chapter

    Boston ACTS Chapter Adoration Community Theology Service St. Paul said, "Rejoice always. Pray without ceasing. In all circumstances give thanks, for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus." 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ​ Brothers & Sisters in Christ, please join us in praying for the revitalization of the entire New England ACTS Community. View Prayer U P C O M I N G R E T R E A T S VIEW FULL RETREAT SCHEDULE Upcoming Chapter Meetings Please check back here to ensure the meeting date & time are confirmed before driving to the listed location. Tuesday, April 9, 2024 @ 6:30 PM Location: St. John the Baptist Church, 17 Chestnut Street, Peabody, MA 01960 Meet in the lower church hall - enter through the door to the left of the parish stairs. ​ Tuesday, May 14, 2024 @ 6:30 PM Location: TBD

  • Joyful Opening | Boston ACTS Chapter

    The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries The Joyful Mysteries Next, while still holding the Crucifix, pray the Apostles Creed: ​ I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; he descended into hell; on the third day he rose again from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of God the Father almighty; from there he will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting. ​ Amen. Like

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