SVdP Friends of the Poor Walk 2015 (1)

St. Mary Parish, Franklin, MA

Final Registration for First Communion I, Oct. 6

Grand Annual Appeal, Oct. 3/4;  Oct. 31/Nov. 1;  Oct. 5/6

October is Respect Life Month


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 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 

Fr. John Sullivan 
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

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.




Papal Vist to USA

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Our Parish

New contact e-mail list needed for The Rock Youth Ministry more >>>

RCIA: Thursday evenings starting Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m.  more >>>

CYO tryouts for boys and girls, Gr. 5-12, will begin in early Oct.  Please check the bulletin for exact details.

Grand Annual Collection: Oct. 3/4
(first of 3)
more >>>

CORI Weekend: Oct. 3/4 more >>>

SVdP October food drive: Oct. 3/4.  Check bulletin.

Protecting God's Children: Oct. 5, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Check bulletin.

Daytime Bereavement Group: begins
Oct. 8, at 2:00 p.m.  Check bulletin.

Protecting God's Children: Oct. 8, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Check bulletin.

Rock Night: Oct. 11, MS and HS firepit social, 6:00 to 7:15 p.m. more >>>

Catholic Women's Club meeting: Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. more >>>

Evening Bereavement Group: begins
Oct. 22, at 7:00 p.m.  Check bulletin.

Rock Youth Ministry service activity:
Oct. 25, fall yard clean up
 more >>>

Grand Annual Collection: Oct. 31/Nov. 1 (second of 3) more >>>

Mass of Remembrance: Nov. 7, at 11 a.m.

Rock Youth Ministry service activity:
Nov. 7, Habitat for
Humanity more >>>

Rock Night: Nov. 8 more >>>

Rock Youth Ministry service activity:
Nov. 22, changing church missalettes
more >>>

Rock on the Road: Dec. 4, God of This City Tour more >>>

Grand Annual Collection: Dec. 5/6
(third of 3)
more >>>

Rock Night: Dec. 6, for MS and HS, neighborhood Christmas caroling
more >>>

Nativity Display photos (2012) more >>>

Nativity Display weekend: Nov. 28/29

Seminarian Spotlight: Patrick Fiorillo from our parish more >>>

Online Giving more >>>

Annual Catholic Appeal more >>>

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

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