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St. Mary Parish, Franklin, MA

9 Days for Life, Jan. 21 - 29


Livin' Life!


Winter clothing needed

The Emmaus Ministry

Fatima and Marian Devotion News


Saturday Vigil:

  4:00 p.m.


  7:30 a.m.
  9:00 a.m. - One Mass, separate homilies for adults 
                     and children
10:30 a.m.
12:00 noon
  5:00 p.m. - (From Sept. to May) Contemporary music  
                      Designed for teens and young adults. 
                      All are welcome.


Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m.
Saturday:            8:00 a.m.

Holy Days:

Consult bulletin or calendar

Masses for the homebound:

Sunday Mass can be seen on Channel 56 at 7:00 a.m.
Daily Mass at 9:30 a.m.: 
               Ch 268 (Comcast) 
               Ch 296 (Verizon Fios)
Also check for other Mass times.

St. Mary's upper church is wheelchair-accessible and air-conditioned.
St. Mary's Chapel (lower church) is wheelchair-accessible and

Pastoral Staff:

Fr. Brian F. Manning 

Fr. John Sullivan 
Parochial Vicar

Fr. Christopher Bae
Parochial Vicar

Nan Rafter 
Pastoral Associate / Parish Nurse
Health and Homebound Ministry Coordinator

Rectory Office is open from 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Telephone: 508-528-0020
Fax: 508-528-1641

Religious Education Office: 508-528-1450

Parish Staff more >>>

The Rock Youth Ministry:

If you are new to the parish, please introduce yourself after Mass or at the rectory. We want to know and serve you. We hope you will support your parish by your prayers, your presence, and your talents.




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Our Parish

The Rock Youth Ministry upcoming events more >>>

Health Ministry: Healthful Hints: Winter 2017 more >>>

To be added to The Rock Youth Ministry 
e-mail list
more >>>

CYO Basketball info more >>>

Rock Youth Ministry: Steubenville East reg.: Jan 18.  Please check bulletin.

CWC meeting: Jan. 19, at 7 p.m., Blitz.  Please check bulletin more >>>

MS and HS Rock Night: Jan. 29  more >>>

SVdP monthly food drive: Feb. 4/5 more >>>

Scout Sunday: Feb. 5

The Rock Youth Ministry: Feb. 11, dinner and social, after 4 p.m. Mass.  Please check bulletin.

First Penance: Feb. 28, at 4 p.m.

Ash Wednesday: Mar. 1
Easter Sunday: April 16

Morning with Jesus: Mar. 4

K. of C. 100th Anniversary: Mar. 19

First Communion: May 6

Teen Choir in great need of singers/cantors for 5 p.m. Sunday Teen Mass.  Please check bulletin.

Altar-Scanctuary Care Ministry is in need of volunteers.  Please check bulletin.

Thursday is music night at St. Mary's.  The Adult Choir is looking for singers.

Sponsor a Respect Life rose more >>>

Free repairs on rosary beads.  Please check bulletin.

If you would like a prayer shawl for yourself, family member, or a friend, please call the rectory.

Attention ministry leaders: update your webpage on our website.  

Parishioners: please patronize the advertisers in our weekly bulletin
more >>>

Assistance with substance abuse disorder: S.A.F.E. 508-488-8105 more >>> 

Online Giving more >>>

Annual Catholic Appeal more >>>

(RCIA) Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults: Thursday evenings more >>>

Bible Study: Tuesdays, at 1:30 p.m.

Vocation Crucifix for the purpose of praying for vocations available to take into your home.  Please call rectory.

Book Club: 3rd Tuesday of the month
Sept.-June, at 7 p.m.

Divine Mercy Holy Hour: every Sunday at 3 p.m. more >>>

Year of Mercy 2016 more >>>

2016 Grand Annual Appeal more >>>

Children's Liturgy of the Word Materials more >>>

Of Interest

USCCB: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
more >>> 

USCCB: Liturgical Resources for a Presidential Inauguration more >>>

USCCB: 9 Days for Life: Jan. 21-29 more >>>

The Pilot: Guard the faith, make it grow, pope tells parents at baptism more >>>

Fr. Roger J. Landry: The Captivating Sanctity of Fr. Sal more >>> 

Michael Pakaluk: The holiest priest I ever knew more >>>

Thomas Lester: Civil War Chaplains
more >>>

Pope Angelus: Choose to be guided by the star of Jesus more >>>

How to Take Young Children to Mass
more >>>

World Marriage Day: Feb. 12 more >>>

The Pilot: Pope shakes up monthly prayers, adds new 'urgent' intention
more >>>

The Pilot: Pro-life groups set to travel long distances for annual March for Life
more >>>

The Pilot: Organizers announce 'The Power of One' as theme of 2017 March for Life more >>>

USCCB: January is Poverty Awareness Month more >>>

The Pilot: Three ways to obtain an indulgence for the 100-year Fatima anniversary more >>>

The Pilot: Pope will make two-day visit to Fatima marking apparition anniversary more >>>

Catholic school information.  Please check bulletin.

Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation: 'Amoris Laetitia'  (On Love in the Family) more >>>

Catholics Come Home more >>>

iCatholic Magazine: January more >>>

Archdiocese: Storm/Hurricane Preparation
more >>>

Sign up for Cardinal Seán's weekly e-mail more >>>

Pope Francis: homilies, speeches more >>>

Word on Fire Blog more >>>

Please pray for our seminarians more >>>

Apostleship of Prayer: Pope's monthly prayer intentions 2017 more >>>




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