St. John the Baptist, 120 Lincoln Ave., Haverhill: Members of the Marian Society devoted to Our Lady of Fatima pray the Rosary Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. The Rev. John Walsh leads a new course on “My Life with the Saints” by the Rev. James Martin, Oct. 17 at 9:45 a.m.
St. Jude, 435 Mammoth Road, Londonderry: St. Jude and the Rockingham County Deanery is hosting a series called “Ceasar’s Rivals: The Kingdom of God and Catholic Citizenship” Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. Robert E. Dunn Jr., adjunct professor at University of New Hampshire and lobbyist for the Diocese of Manchester leads the series on the Catholic church and politics. “Daring to Walk the Walk,” the first series of Walking Toward Eternity” adult Bible study begins Tuesday 8:45 to 10 a.m. Books are $15. To sign up, call Diana at 603-425-1795. The parish offers instruction to adults with special needs so they can receive the sacraments, Wednesdays 7-8:15 a.m.
Sts. Mary and Joseph Parish, 40 Main St., Salem: The program, “Exploring the Catholic Faith” where participants reflect on the Sunday gospel and discuss it, will be offered Sundays, 7-8:30 p.m. through Easter.
St. Matthew, 2 Searles Road, Windham: Prayer group meets Tuesdays at 9:15 a.m. to pray the Rosary in French and share the gospel. A six week preparation for a Marian consecration is Oct. 18-Nov. 21, 7-8:30 p.m. The group will use the book, “33 Days to Morning Glory” handouts and DVD lessons by the Rev. Michael Gaitley. Cost is $15. To register, call the office.
St. Michael, 196 Main St., North Andover: Mass of installation for the Rev. Kevin Deeley is today at 4 p.m. Reception follows.
St. Patrick, 118 S. Broadway, Lawrence: The parish is a regional site for a religious education program for children and adults with special needs who want to prepare and receive the sacraments. For information, contact Diane Jarvis at 978-683-9416. A series of catechesis for teenagers and adults takes place Mondays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. Talks focus on deepening or re-igniting one’s Catholic faith. “Life and Faith” adult faith formation series focusing on the sacraments will be held Thursdays from 7-8:30, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Dec. 13, Feb. 21, March 14 and April 11. Bible study for people in their 20s and 30s meets weekly to discuss the Passion and Resurrection narratives of Jesus and will be held Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m.