Online Bulletin

St. Columbkille Parish Mission Statement


“We are Saint Columbkille Parish, a community of faith celebrating Christ’s presence in us through the Eucharist, the other sacraments and the preaching of the word of God. To be true to the Gospel we must live our faith every day, responding to our call to holiness by caring for, encouraging and strengthening each other.”


Events & Announcements

Eucharistic Adoration

Adoration and confession will take place very third Wednesday from 7:30 - 8:30pm in the Upper Church.


Parish Office Closure

The parish office will be closed from Thu, Sept 21 through Tue, Sep 26. We will reopen Wed, Sep 27 at 9:00am.

Religious Education News

The Sacramental Preparation Programs are 2 Years! Two years of Religious Education are required to receive the sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation. They are not age or grade specific. However, children are typically in First Grade for Communion 1 and Ninth Grade for Confirmation 1.


IOP- Increased Offertory Program

This program is an opportunity for all of us to address the most pressing needs in our parish through this increased giving campaign. Our hope is to increase our weekly collection by at least 20%.


RCIA Begins in October!

This program is for adults 18 and over who are interested in joining the Catholic Church. It is also for those who have been baptized and never received the other Sacraments.


Young Adult Bible Study
Sep 19

"Making the Old Testament New", Continued: a Bible study


Eucharistic Adoration
Sep 20 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Young adults and all parishioners are welcome to gather for Adoration in the Upper Church. Each month’s Adoration includes prayers and intentions that correspond to a particular theme. Confession will also be available. No RSVP is required.

Doctor Prescribed Suicide Hearings
Sep 26 10:00am

Doctor Prescribed Suicide is dangerous for the elderly, the disabled, the terminally ill, the poor, and minorities.


40 Days for Life
Sep 27

From September 27 through November 5, you’re invited to join other Christians for 40 Days for Life – 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end toabortion.


The Reason for Our Hope
Sep 30 8:00am - 6:00pm

A Catholic Conference at Lowell Memorial Auditorium for all adults, ages 20 through 120, focused on the gift of Holy Hope!