Annunciation of the Lord

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  • A close up of the top of the parish in its exterior right after we repaired the stone-work.
  • Here is a picture of the sanctuary.
  • These bags were donated by Our Lady of Lourdes School, our parochial school, to the Coyle and Cassidy Food Pantry in 2018. The food pantry has since moved to St. Anthony parish where it now works with the meal ministry program from Taunton Catholic North.
  • A picture of our altar servers during Holy Week, 2018.
  • Every year on Christmas Eve, our CCD students re-enact the nativity right before the start of the Mass.
  • This is our parish when it was Sacred Heart parish in c. 1960. You can see the communion rail and beautiful paintings lining the wall.
  • Our choir loft lit up for Christmas in 2018.
  • One of our two side chapels located on the right side of the altar with a sanctuary lamp.
  • Christ awaits you in our Sacred Heart Chapel built by Fr. Edward Murphy in 2020.
  • Inside Sacred Heart Chapel.
  • This is where we run many functions including meetings, meals, events, and trunk-or-treat!
  • Boy scouts have historically helped out at our parish. They are stationed at Holy Family parish in East Taunton, but help out tremendously, especially at parish functions.
  • Sr. Donald Marie is the Catholic Identity Director at Our Lady of Lourdes School and a parishioner who lectors at the 4pm Saturday Vigil Mass.
  • Annunciation of the Lord is named after the annunciation, when Mary agreed to bear Christ in her womb and give birth to Him.
  • From here, readings are spoken and the Word of God comes to life.
  • In our confessional located in the back of the parish, you can receive the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation a half hour before every Mass.
  • The St. Vincent de Paul society provides food to emergency referrals in the local community. If you or a loved one are in need of food, don't hesitate to call the helpline, located on the St. Vincent page on our website.
  • Here is one of our many stained glass windows depicting the life of Jesus and Mary. This one shows the nativity with Mary, Joseph, and shepherds.
  • Here is our annual nativity scene we put up every year around Christmas time.
  • Here is one of our many stained glass windows, this one depicting the crucifixion. In front of the cross stands John the Apostle, Mary the Mother of God, and Veronica.
  • Taken in 2018 on St. Patrick's Day.
  • A view of the apse of our parish with the sanctuary and tabernacle.
  • The tabernacle is where the Eucharist is placed after we receive communion. The four emblems depict the four Evangelists, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
  • Want to sing? Join our parish choir. This picture was taken in 2018 after the choir's Lessons and Carols performance.
  • Fr. Tom Costa, our former pastor, joined Our Lady of Lourdes for their Dr. Seuss Day festivities in 2018.

Hello and welcome to Annunciation of the Lord Parish!


We welcome you to our Annunciation of the Lord website. Our parish is a vibrant faith community which offers many opportunities for people to live out their Catholic Christian Faith. 

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  Sunday Mass Times

  • Saturday Vigil: 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 8:30 a.m.


 Confession Times

  • Half Hour before every Mass
  • By appointment


 Daily Masses

St. Nicholas of Myra:

  • Monday:                                         8:00 AM
  • Tuesday:                                         8:00 AM
  • Wednesday:                                   8:00 AM

Annunciation of the Lord

  • Thursday:                                       8:00 AM
  • Friday:                                            8:00 AM
  • Saturday:                                        8:00 AM

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Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
From 9am to 3pm
(Office located in Church Basement)

  Faith Formation

The faith formation registration forms for the 2022-2023 school year have been uploaded. Visit our faith formation page or access the forms here.

Letter from Fr. David Deston

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2022-2023 Calendar

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