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Welcome to St. Benedict Parish, East Somerville/Assembly Square, MA

Rev. Alejandro López-Cardinale, Administrator / Administrador.

Rev. Hilary Ogonna Nwainya, Priest in Residence

José B. Torres, Deacon / Diácono.

Sr. Fidela Lucio, H.M.S.W. /Pastoral Associate / Asistente pastoral - Missionary Servants of the Word: Campo Mision Misioneros Servidores de la Palabra

Kevin Galie', Music Director / Director de música

Yessenia López, Business Manager / Directora de finanzas.

Office Hours / Horario oficina: Monday to Friday / Lunes a viernes 9am-12pm/1pm-4pm,

except Holidays and as posted / a excepción de fiestas o que se indique lo contrario.


We are a Roman Catholic Parish of the Archdiocese of Boston. We are an urban, multi-ethnic, socially and culturally diverse community that lives the example of St. Paul the Apostle: One Body of Christ.

We no longer provide live streaming, maybe we can revise this when we look at the commnications ministry, please contact the parish for quetsions. 


Daily and Weekend Mass Schedule



Deeply committed to Jesus Christ, we endeavor to become a unified community of faith, worship, and service. We strive to be a warm, welcoming and caring parish in which the gifts and talents of all, young and old, are recognized and graciously used to sustain a Catholic presence in East Somerville/Assembly Square.  Please call the Parish or email for any needs you may have.  

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    The History of St Benedict Church

"On September 20, 1912, the Somerville Journal stated: “The new St Benedict's church... was opened for public services last Sunday."

For the interesting history of our church, please click here





If you are new to East Somerville/Assembly Square or looking for a spiritual home, please contact us.  We are always happy to welcome someone new to our family.

Church Office: 617-625-0029,,


Office Hours / Horario oficina: Monday to Friday / Lunes a Viernes 9am-12pm / 1pm-4pm, except Holidays and as posted / a excepcion de fiestas o que se indique lo contrario. 



Monday to Friday 6pm-6:45pm; Saturday



Sunday 6:30pm-7:15pm

Eucharistic Adoration   Every Thursday 8:30am-6:00pm

Sunday Catechesis 

Sundays 10:00am-11:20am

in the school





Our Lady of Guadalupe

Good Friday Stations of the Cross







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