St. Mary Parish, Franklin, MA

Parish Pastoral coulcil Election

Earth Day: April 22

Pope Francis' Message for Easter 2017

Divine Mercy Sunday, April 23


Emmaus Ministry Retreat for Grieving Parents

Improtant Feast of St. Rocco 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 http://www.catholictv.com 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 bmanning@stmarysfranklin.org 

Fr. John Sullivan jsullivan@stmarysfranklin.org 
Parochial Vicar

Fr. Christopher Bae cbae@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
Fax: 508-528-1641
E-mail: parishpublishing@stmarysfranklin.org

Religious Education Office: 508-528-1450

Parish Staff more >>>

The Rock Youth Ministry: therockyouthministry@stmarysfranklin.org

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

CWC scholarship application more >>>

Important Rel. Ed. First Grade message more >>>

K. of C. Centennial Anniversary photos more >>>

The Weave: Easter/Pentecost 2017
more >>>

Please sign up to receive parish e-mails as St. Mary's moves to all-electronic communication.  more >>>

Join Spiritual Book Club for retired men.  Please check bulletin more >>>

St. Rocco booth chair meeting: Apr. 24 in conference room

New altar server training: Apr. 29 and May 13 from 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.  Please check bulletin more >>>

Anointing Mass at Central Park Terrace: Apr. 29 at 10:30 a.m.

First Communion: May 6 at 10 a.m. and
12 p.m.

The Rock Youth Ministry Community Harvest Project Farm: May 6 more >>>

The Rock Youth Ministry Habitat for Humanity: May 20 more >>>

Prolatio Concert: May 21

Baccalaureate Mass: May 28 at 10:30 a.m.

Emmaus Ministry Spiritual Retreat for Grieving Parents: June 10 from 9:30a - 7:30p. at St. Mary's  more >>>

SVdP special request: family in need of a car.  Please call rectory.

The Rock Youth Ministry upcoming events more >>>

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

St. Mary's evening walkers: Mon., Wed., and Fri. from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Altar-Sanctuary Care Ministry is in need of volunteers. 

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: please 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 >>>

2017 Annual Catholic Appeal 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 >>>

Holocaust Remembrance Service: Apr. 23 at 7 p.m. at Temple Etz Chaim.  "Thou Shalt Never be a Bystander."  Please check bulletin more >>>

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

Of Interest

The Pilot: Lent is over.  Now what? 
more >>>

The Pilot: Roman Missal calls Easter Vigil 'mother of all vigils' for a reason more >>>

The Pilot: Risen Christ calls all to follow him on path to life, pope says more >>>

The Pilot: As Benedict turns 90,  a rare glimpse into his 'joy'-filled life more >>>

The Pilot: Pope Francis reflects on sin, Christ's mercy at Stations of the Cross more >>>

Divine Mercy Novena began on
Good Friday
more >>>

The Pilot: Papal almoner opens laundry service for the poor more >>>

Thomas Lester: Cardinal Cushing's 1962 Easter sermon more >>>

The Pilot: Don't worry how it's spent, always give homeless a handout, pope says more >>>

Catholic school information.  Please check bulletin.

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

Fatima and Marian Devotion News
more >>>

Catholics Come Home more >>>

iCatholic Magazine: April 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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