The annual Catholic Campaign for Human Development Collection will be held at Maine churches this weekend (November 21-22). Paul M. Pare, another Lewiston native, arrived. with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction Sunday 3:00-4:00 pm at St. Mary’s Church, Please sign up at The Church was built soon after the first French speaking families moved into Augusta. Father was considered a “saint” by many faithful who were familiar with the building of the new church. The next day, ledge was found and construction continued. It's first officers were Emilie Rancourt, Sadie Laliberte, Elizabeth Lausier, Marie D'Auteuil, Julie Castonguay and Alice Dulac. Generous gifts were made by friends and former members of the parish who still cherished their memories of growing-up at St. Augustine. His bequest of $20,000 to the parish provided the financial base for a much needed larger church. Father Rancourt was tireless in his efforts to meet the needs of a growing parish. All men are welcome. He had been with us only eight months. Bishop Healy appointed the Rev. In 1897, an organization for the women of the parish was formed called "Les Dames de Sainte Anne" which is still active today. Because of the language barrier, they often found themselves in a quandary; their inability to understand and read English increased their dependence on the parish priest, particularly the Pastor (Monsieur Le Curé). The wooden structure served as a church as well as a school, taught by the Ursuline Sisters from 1892 until 1904 until they were replaced by the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary. Consequently, Bishop Daniel Feeney appointed Father Roland Rancourt to be the Administrator of the parish. We invite you to celebrate Mass with us at St. Augustine. With the Bishop’s permission, priests would occasionally visit from Québec and Waterville, Maine to celebrate Mass in the Christian Church, which was located at 132 Northern Avenue or at the Meonian Hall on Water Street. Sign in | Recent Site Activity | Report Abuse | Print Page | Powered By Google Sites | Recent Site Activity | Report Abuse | Print Page | Powered By Google Sites Land was purchased for a parish cemetery in 1893 and was formally opened in 1894 with a solemn blessing by Bishop Lafleche of Trois-Rivieres with permission extended by Bishop Healy. The exterior was completed years later under Rev. Valmont Gilbert, appointed pastor in 1976, did extensive renovations to the interior of the church as well. Menu & Reservations Make Reservations . Hamel purchased an ornate altar for $800 and the church was redecorated. St. Augustine overflowed with official guests, clergy of all faiths, parishioners and priests from all over Maine. Hamel was transferred to Lewiston in 1907 and Bishop Healy appointed the Rev. The cafeteria / hall became handicapped accessible through the installation of a special elevator. Augusta and the nation mourned. St. Augustine Holy Family Cemetery, cemetery based at Townsend Road,, Augusta, ME 04330 on all U.S. churches dot com 99 were here. Pastoral Center 24 Washington Street, Augusta, ME 04330 207-623-8823 Fax: 623-7574 HOURS: Saint Augustine Church 75 Northern Ave Augusta ME 04330. Explore this cemetery for graves, information and tombstones for names in Saint Augustine Cemetery in Augusta, Maine, a Find A Grave Cemetery. This dedicated group of women have been responsible for initiating many activities inside and outside the parish, often raising thousands of dollars not only for the betterment of the parish but also providing funds for scholarships and other school-related activities. St. Augustine 75 Northern Ave. Augusta Get Directions . St. Augustine Parish in Andover, MA is a welcoming Roman Catholic faith community. The prayer service will also be live streamed on our website at Like the Stations of the Cross, the Stations of the Crib use Sacred Scripture to tell the story of faith leading up to the birth of Christ. St. Augustine Church is the Roman Catholic Church of Augusta, Kentucky. They would sometimes travel to North Whitefield to attend Mass at St. Denis Parish and on occasion even ride the train to Waterville’s French parish for Mass and seeking advice on weddings, baptisms and burials. He was also responsible in relocating the organ from the loft onto the main floor of the church. Under his leadership, the parish was able to reduce its debt through various community fund-raisers such as bazaars. By the late fifties. Construction of a wooden structure began, thus the birth of "La Paroisse de Saint Augustin" serving 160 families.