Eucharistic Ministers: Eucharistic Ministers distribute Communion at Mass. If you are interested, please contact Joan McGuire at 508-528-3789 or email@example.com.
Altar Servers: Students in grade 4 and older are invited to become Altar Servers. Call the rectory if you are interested.
Baptismal Ministry: Looking to get involved in a delightful, warm and loving ministry? The Baptismal Ministry is in need of new members who can welcome parents, godparents, and babies to St. Mary’s and the Sacrament of Baptism. Formation training for new ministry members will be provided. The commitment is 1 hour, 2x a year, on Sundays at 1:30pm. Team members briefly share their commitment to raising children in the life of the Church, and show a DVD explaining the meaning of the signs and symbols of Baptism. Questions? Please contact Michele Hardesty at 508-528-0214 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Altar and Sanctuary Care Ministry: Volunteers needed for next year for Linen Care. This involves the washing and ironing of the linens used by the priest for the celebration of the Mass. The linens are the Corporals, finger towels and Purificators. They are picked up once a week and returned the same week. This opening is for two weeks twice a year. For more information or to sign up please contact Cathy Pokorny email@example.com or 617-462-0080. Thank you for your consideration.
Prayer Shawl Ministry: The mission of the Prayer Shawl Ministry is to offer comfort to those in need. Shawls are knitted or crocheted with recipients in mind. Prayers are offered for them. Shawls are given to those suffering a loss, facing a difficult diagnosis or a challenging life situation. They are recommended for anyone who would benefit from the comfort the shawls provide. To request a shawl please call Helen Hastry, 508-528-0104 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your parish group or organization would like to place a notice in the bulletin
We must receive it in writing by 5 p.m. Sunday afternoon for the following weekend. Information may also be submitted for inclusion on the parish website at any time. Bulletin or website information may be e-mailed to parishpublishing@ stmarysfranklin.org.
If your organization is planning to use any parish facilities
Such as the church, church hall, rectory, or school for your meetings, events, etc., it is very important that you call and reserve the time and place that you need. This is the only way that you can be sure of having your activity at the desired location.