2014 Friends of the Poor Walk 1

St. Mary Parish, Franklin, MA

2014 Grand Annual Appeal "Commitment Weekend" Oct. 4/5

Spirituality Sunday Program Oct. 5 and Nov. 9

CORI Weekends Sept. 27/28 and Oct. 4/5


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


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. or check http://www.catholictv.com for listings.

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

Pastoral Staff:

Fr. Brian F. Manning bmanning@stmarysfranklin.org 

Fr. Anthony Le ale@stmarysfranklin.org
Parochial Vicar

Fr. John Sullivan jsullivan@stmarysfranklin.org 
Parochial Vicar

Nan Rafter nrafter@stmarysfranklin.org 
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

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.




Our Faith

Feast of St. Rocco






Of Interest

October is Respect Life Month: Read Cardinal O'Malley's statement more >>>

Fall brings with it a spiritual renewal more >>>

The Pilot launches "Echoes" more >>>

Disciples in Mission more >>>

Read about St. Mary's in The Boston Globe more >>>

Encyclical: Lumen Fidei more >>>

iCatholic Magazine: October more >>>

Catholics Come Home more >>>

Sign up for Cardinal Seán's weekly email more >>>

The Pilot more >>>

Our Parish

The Rock Youth Ministry events more >>>

CYO Basketball information more >>>

First Friday Eucharistic Adoration: Oct. 3 from 7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

First Saturday Devotion: Oct. 4, rosary after 8:00 a.m. Mass more >>>

Grand Annual "Commitment Weekend": Oct. 4/5 more >>>

SVdP monthly food collection: Oct. 4/5

Spirituality Sunday program: Oct. 5 and Nov. 9 following the 10:30 a.m. Mass downstairs in the church hall. Check bulletin. 

Mass at Forge Hill: Oct. 8

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) begins Thurs., Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in conference room, lower church more >>>

Protecting God's Children classes: Oct. 9, 21, 27 more >>>

Electronic and appliance recycle day: Oct. 11. Check bulletin.

First meeting of Catholic Women's Club: Oct. 16 more >>>

Atlar and Sanctuary Care Ministry: Oct. 19, Mass at 10:30 a.m. followed by a meeting more >>>

Bereavement Support Group begins Oct. 23 at 7:00 p.m. more >>>

Mass at nursing home: Oct. 28

Mass of Remembrance: Nov. 1 at 11:00 a.m.

2nd Grand Annual Weekend: Nov. 1/2 more >>>

Respect Life Committee invites parishioners to join more >>>

The Adult and Children's Choirs are looking for singers more >>>

2014 Religious Ed. schedules more >>>

Photo gallery of pipe replacement more >>>

Sponsor a Respect Life Rose more >>>

Online Giving more >>>

Divine Mercy Holy Hour every Sunday at 3:00 p.m. more >>>

Rosary Devotion every Sunday at 8:00 p.m.

To be added to the parish email
list more >>>

Online Giving Catholics Come Home Catholic TV


The Light Is On For You The Station of the Cross radio 1060 AM The Pilot