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St. Mary Parish, Franklin, MA

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


2016 Grand Annual Appeal


Reg. for 1st Communion 1, Oct. 3, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Adult Spirituality: The Gospel of John, Sept. 28 & Oct. 12 at 7 p.m.


Living the Holy Year of Mercy



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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Holy Year of Mercy

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Feast of St. Rocco






Our Parish

CYO Basketball registration is now open more >>>

Rock Youth Ministry See You at The Pole: Sept. 28, at 7 a.m., at FHS

CORI Weekend: Oct. 1/2

SVdP food collection: Oct. 1/2 more >>>

K. of C. coffee and donuts: Oct. 2, after 9 and 10:30 Masses. 

Rock Youth Ministry MS and HS Rock Night social: Oct. 2, after 5 p.m. Mass

Registration for First Communion 1: Oct. 3 in Rel. Ed. Office from
7 a.m.-7 p.m. 
more >>>

Rock Youth Ministry campfire social: Oct. 9, at 6 p.m.

Bereavement Support Group begins:
Oct. 13, at 7 p.m.

Catholic TV of South Korea will be filming Fr. Chris Oct. 15/16.  Please check Sept. 25 bulletin.

Ministry outreach weekend: Oct. 15/16, at all Masses

The Weave deadline: Oct. 17, for the
Nov. 21 edition

RCIA program: begins Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the conference room.   Please check bulletin. more >>>

CWC meeting: Oct. 20, at 7 p.m.

CWC Bake Sale: Oct. 22/23

Protecting God's Children: Oct. 25, at 7 p.m.

Year of Mercy Pilgrimage to La Salette Shrine: Oct. 26

Altar Care meeting: Oct. 30, at 11:15 a.m.

Mass of Remembrance: Nov. 5, at 11 a.m.

Holy Hour of Mercy: Nov. 15, at 1 p.m.

Rel. Ed. needs teachers and subs for grades 2-8.

St. Mary's Adult Choir Christmas CD on sale at rectory

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

Franklin Lion's Club collecting unused eyeglasses and hearing aids. 

Sponsor a Respect Life rose more >>>

The Ad Altare Dei Catholic religious award for Boy Scouts 12 years and older to be offered.  Please check Sept. 25 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.  Please check Sept. 25 bulletin.

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

Assistance with substance abuse disorder more >>> 

Online Giving more >>>

Annual Catholic Appeal more >>>

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

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

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

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


Of Interest

40 Days for Life begins Sept. 28.  Please check Sept. 25 bulletin.

Fr. Roger J. Landry: Being led through the Door of Mercy more >>>

A Time Apart with St. Therese: Oct. 1, from 9:30 a.m.-noon, at La Salette Shrine

Ministering to Children with Disabilities: Oct. 3, from 7 p.m.- 8:15 p.m. more >>>

Boston March for Life with Cardinal Seán: Oct. 9, from 1-4 p.m. more >>>

Archdiocesan Jubilee for Youth:
Oct. 22, from 6:30-10:30 p.m. 
more >>>

Archdiocesan Justice Convocation:
Nov. 5
more >>>

Novena for Our Nation: Aug. 15Oct. 7 more >>>

Scout Medal/Emblem Training available for parents and scout leaders.  Please check Sept. 18 bulletin. 

The Pilot: Have you been performing works of mercy?  If so, the Vatican wants to know more >>>

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

Cardinal Seán's Pastoral Letter: God's Mercy Runs to Meet Us more >>>

Catholics Come Home more >>>

iCatholic Magazine: September more >>>

Archdiocese: Hurricane Preparation more >>>

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

Pope Francis: homilies, speeches more >>>

Word on Fire Blog more >>>




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