Welcome to Saint Agnes parish

Welcome to St. Agnes Parish

Greetings in Christ Jesus!  St. Agnes is a Catholic community, welcoming of all - a beacon of faith, alive in Spirit, and active in spreading the Word of Christ with an enthusiasm that shines through...Come, share His Light... Please join us in the  exciting adventure of being a Catholic Christian of today!



186 Woburn St, Reading, MA  01867
(handicap accessible)
Phone: 781-944-0490 | Fax:  781-944-4403
Email: stagnes@stagnesreading.org

Parish Office
Location:  Parish Center, 1st Floor
184 Woburn St, 
Reading MA  01867
Hours:  Mon - Fri, 9:30am - 3:30pm


Rev. Stephen B. Rock, Pastor             Rev. Ed Malone, Associate Pastor
Rev. Bob Rivers, Associate Priest
Deacon Bill Reidy


Parish Staff
Mrs. Paula Colpitts, Director, Faith Formation, grades 1-10
Mr. David Colpitts, Director, Music Ministry

Ms. Peggy O'Brien, Business Manager
Ms. Jacqueline Steele, Parish Office and Faith Formation Coordinator

Mr. George Gannon, Facilities Management


St. Agnes/St. Athanasius Collaboration

"The Pastoral Plan [Disciples in Mission] … seeks to revitalize the Church in Boston by positioning our parishes more solidly for the task of evangelization, the work of reaching out to our brothers and sisters and drawing them more fully to Christ Jesus."

Follow this link for more information:
Disciples in Mission



St Agnes "Worship Wednesday"

Wednesdays 7 PM to 8:15 PM
(beginning September 2017)

June 2017 saw the first of a new St. Agnes Parish initiative:  Worship Wednesday:  Worship and Praise to God our Father through Adoration, Prayer and Song! This was well received with once monthly worship to begin in September.  


Open Enrollment for the
2017-2018 Year:
June 1 through 30
(For classes running
Oct 2017 - Apr 2018)

07/10/2017 - The Enrollment period for Fall classes is closed.  There will be a special Late Enrollment in August.  
Follow this link for on-line enrollment:  


Special Enrollment for
Summer Program -
Grade 6 Only

Each summer we offer a one-week Faith Formation session for students entering grade 6, 7 and 8 in the upcoming Fall.  There is a maximum of 60 participants per grade level.

We have 6 slots open for SUMP-6, which is for students entering grade 6 in the Fall; session dates are July 24 through July 28, 2017.  

Special enrollment for these 6 slots will open on Thursday, June 22 at 10:00 am and will remain open until the 6 slots are filled.  It is a first come first served basis.

Follow this link for Special Enrollment:
Summer Enrollment - SUMP-6







Sign up for a Small Group

More Information on Small Groups






Maps and Directions

Register here to join our Parish Family - Information

Sunday Mass Schedule
Saturday Mass:  4:00pm
Sunday Masses:
9:00am (Family)
NOTE:  There is no 5:30pm Sunday Mass in June, July, August.  The 5:30pm Mass resumes in September

Weekday Masses in Lower Church
9:00am on Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
LENT:  6:30am on Tue & Thu
(7:00am on Tue and Thur)

Reconciliation (Confession) in Lower Church
Saturdays, 2:45pm -3:45pm
LENT:  Wednesdays, 6pm - 8:30pm

- Call Office to Schedule
- 1:00pm Baptismal Service on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month
- Baptism during Sunday Mass on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month (only one baptism at Mass per weekend).

 FORMED.ORGEnjoy Free online Catholic Movies, audios and books all year long!    
Parish Access Code - 6HKWDH


State of our Parish Buildings
Architect's drawings of the proposed development of 172 Woburn St, the "Lower" School: Architect Drawings

Engineering Report on the state of our buildings:  Engineering Report


CORI Information
Click for Information

Catholic Websites

Archdiocese of Boston - Homepage

Faith Resources

Cardinal Sean's Blog


Catholics Come Home Catholic TV

St. Agnes Facebook Page