Stephen B. Rock

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Fr. Steve grew up in a large family in North Andover and was ordained a priest in 1974. After serving in parishes in Framingham, Quincy and Hull he went on active duty with the Navy. He served with Sailors, Marines and Coast Guard all over the world. He served with Marines twice at Camp Lejeune, NC and in Okinawa, Japan. He spent a lot of time at sea aboard USS LONG BEACH CGN-9, San Diego, and USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT CVN-71, Norfolk, VA. He had two great tours in Italy, Sicily and Naples. He had one tour in Washington, DC as the Navy Chaplain Corps Personnel Director.  His last assignment before coming to St. Agnes was at the US Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT. He was assigned to St. Agnes Parish, June 2007.

Lambert Nieme

Parohial Vicar
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Fr. Lambert grew up in the Congo.  At the young age of 7, Fr. Nieme lost his mother. His father, a sheep farmer, was left with eight young children. Two years after the death of his mother, his father remarried and two more children were born into his family…. He credits his father with passing faith onto him and his siblings.  "My father taught me how to be a Christian," he said. "He gave me faith."

On May 19, 2018, Fr. Lambert was ordained to the priesthood.  He sees this new chapter in his life as a means to bring Christ and his message to the world.

Robert Rivers

Assistant Priest

Edward T. Malone

Senior Priest
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Fr. Ed Malone returned to St. Agnes in June, 2000 to serve as the Associate Pastor.  He grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts and attended St John Seminary in Boston. He was ordained to the priesthood in May, 1972.  Fr. Ed retired from active ministry on June 10, 2018, after 46 years of ministry.

William Reidy



Neil Sumner


Matt Baltier




186 Woburn St
Reading, MA  01867
(handicap accessible)
Fax:  781-944-4403

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

Parish Staff
Faith Formation, Grades 1-10
Mrs. Paula Colpitts, Director

Parish Life
Mr. John Canning, Director, x10

Music Ministry
Mr. David Colpitts, Director

Ms. Jacqueline Steele, x22
Parish Office Manager

Ms. Janine Castro
Business Manager

Mr. George Gannon
Facilities Management




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