Sat. May 23 Baccalaureate & Commencement Mass

BACCALAUREATE SERVICE: A MULTI-FAITH CELEBRATION -- 10:00-11:00 a.m. in Johnson Chapel. An hour-long celebration featuring musical selections; readings from various traditions, choral selections; dance;  "Go Out with Joy" by The Reverend Ian Oliver’81, Pastor of the University Church & Senior Associate Chaplain, Yale University; a call to action; and brief prayers. Special thanksto members of the Baccalaureate Committee for their help in planning the service.

Triduum Easter 2015.pdf

Amherst College Catholic Bulletin -January 18 2015.pdf

Amherst College Catholic Bulletin - Nov 2 2014.pdf

9/11 Memorial Mass in Chicopee, MA

The 7th Annual deanery-wide Memorial Mass honoring the memory of the innocent victims and selfless heroes who perished in the tragic attacks of September 11, 2001 will be offered at 6:30 P.M. on Wednesday, September 11th at St. Stanislaus, Bishop & Martyr Basilica, located at 570 Front St. in Chicopee. Come and join your neighbors as, together, we gather to offer our thoughts and prayers, not only for the victims, but also for the families and friends that they have left behind.

Sat. 9/14/13 "Pink" Mass, Springfield


Celebrants Who Serve at Amherst College

The Celebrants' Schedule for Mass at Amherst College 2014-15

(Current 10/28/2014, subject to change.

Fr. Frank Lawlor: 11/2, 1/11, 2/1, 3/8, 4/26. Fr. Frank is a new priest in the Diocese and enthusiastic supporter of campus ministry. We look forward to posting a Youtube video featuring Frank this year.

Fr. Dan Pacholec: 9/7, 9/21, 10/19, 11/16, 2/15, 4/19. Fr. Dan Pacholec speaks about his choices for healthy living at

2013 Commencement Day Mass: Rev. Dan Pacholec

Our celebrant for the 7:30 am. Mass in Chapin Chapel is Rev. Dan Pacholec. We are pleased to share a little biographical information taken from the Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Parish website: 

Holy Week 2013.doc

Holy Week on Campus and in Amherst, MA

Some Off-Campus Events and Invitations

Please visit links for most complete information.

A number of events around the Diocese of Springfield, MA:

The Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center in West Hartford, CT offers special events and a full roster of spiritual resources. Visit