Ash Wednesday, February 10

St. Mary Parish, Franklin, MA

National Study of Vebrant Parishes

Ash Wednesday, February 10

Daily Lenten Schedule

2016 CatholicAppeal

Jubilee 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


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.

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.




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Holy Year of Mercy

Disciples in Mission

Feast of St. Rocco






Of Interest

Susan Abbott: Return of the Disciple Maker Index more >>>

Pope's message for Lent 2016 more >>>

CNS: Pope: Live your faith during Lent, perform works of mercy more >>>

Prayer Launch for the 40 Days for Life Campaign: Feb. 6, at 6 p.m., at Betania II, Medway.  Check bulletin.

Mass and Healing Service: Feb. 21, at 2 p.m., Blessed Sacrament Church, Walpole

Cardinal Seán's Blog: Ordaining new transitional deacons (St. Mary's own Patrick Fiorillo) more >>>

The Pilot: Cardinal ordains seven transitional deacons (St. Mary's own Patrick Fiorillo) more >>>

Debbie Rambo: The impact of a simple cardboard box more >>>

The Pilot: N.H. brother on path to sainthood more >>>

Year of Mercy more >>>

World Day of the Sick: Feb. 11 more >>>

EWTN: Our Lady of Lourdes Novena
more >>>

Encyclical Letter of the Holy Father Francis on Care for Our Common Home more >>>

Blog: Whispers in the Loggia more >>>

iCatholic Magazine: Feb. more >>>

Catholics Come Home more >>>

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


Our Parish

St. Mary's participation in national study of vibrant parishes underway more >>>

Best Lent Ever more >>>

St. Mary's Stations of the Cross more >>>

Winter Healthful Hints more >>>

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

SVdP Food Pantry collections during Lent
more >>>

The Rock Youth Ministry: Steubenville East reg. now open more >>>

Paper surveys must be returned by: Feb. 7
more >>>

Ash Wednesday: Feb. 10 more >>>

Online survey ends: Feb. 17 more >>> 

Confessions: Wed. during Lent beginning Feb. 17, from 6:30-8 p.m.

The Rock Youth Ministry: Tubing event: Feb. 27.  Check bulletin.

Catholic Women's Club Communion Breakfast: Mar. 6, at the 3 Restaurant. Check bulletin.

Catholic Men's Conference: Mar. 12, in Worcester.  Check bulletin.

Easter Sunday: March 27

Respect Life Baby Shower: Apr. 9/10

2016 Feast of St. Rocco: Aug. 11-14
more >>>

Donate or request gently used baby items.  Check bulletin.

Attention business owners and parishioners: advertise in our bulletin.  Call rectory.

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

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 >>>

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



Online Giving Catholics Come Home Catholic TV


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