Palm Sunday

St. Mary Parish, Franklin, MA


Holy Week and Easter Schedule

Good Friday Cross Walk

Divine Mercy Sunday, April 12

Digital Lenten Calendar


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. Anthony Le
Parochial Vicar

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.




Pope Francis' Visit

Disciples in Mission

Our Faith

Feast of St. Rocco






Of Interest

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Fr. Landry: Faithfully living Holy Week more >>>

18 Questions on the Triduum more >>>

Triduum more >>>

Triduum invites us 'to follow the footsteps of Christ' more >>>

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USCCB: A Spiritual Way of the Cross
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The Passion, the Cross, and the Stations more >>>

The Roman Missal and the Easter Vigil more >>>

Questions and Answers about RCIA
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50 Days of Easter more >>>

Pope: Let Jesus cleanse you of your sins more >>>

Historic cemetery inside Vatican walls more >>>

Evangelization more >>>

Year of Consecrated Life began Nov. 30 more >>>

Pope announces Year of Mercy more >>>

iCatholic Magazine: April more >>>

Catholics Come Home more >>>

Sign up for Cardinal Seán's weekly email more >>>


Our Parish

The Weave: March 2015 more >>>

Matthew Kelly: Best Lent Ever more >>>

Confessions: Wed., Apr. 1, from 6:30-8 p.m. more >>>

Mass at The Estate: Apr. 1

Good Friday Cross Walk: Apr. 3 at noon, Franklin Town Common.  Check bulletin.

Decorate the church for Easter youth service activity: Apr. 3 more >>>

Mass at Forge Hill: Apr. 8

Mass with the Anointing of the Sick: Apr. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Central Park Terrace

Divine Mercy Sunday: Apr. 12 more >>>

SVdP Spring Cleaning Supplies collection: Apr. 11/12.  Check bulletin.

Baptismal Catechesis: Apr. 12 at 1:30 p.m.

Baptisms: Apr. 12

Rock Night for MS: Apr. 12 more >>>

St. Rocco planning meeting: Apr. 13 at 7:00 p.m.  Check bulletin.

Baptisms: Apr. 19

Bereavement Support Group begins Wed., Apr. 23, at 7:00 p.m.  Call rectory.

First Holy Communion: Apr. 25 at 10:00 a.m.

Baptisms: Apr. 26

Rock Night for HS: Apr. 26 more >>>

Mass at nursing home: Apr. 28

First Friday Eucharistic Adoration: May 1 from 7:30 a.m - 8:45 a.m. more >>>

First Saturday Devotion: May 2 more >>>

First Holy Communion: May 2 at 10:00 a.m. and noon

Baccalaureate Mass: May 31 at 10:30 a.m.

Steubenville East Catholic Team Weekend: reg. is open more >>>

Online Giving more >>>

Annual Catholic Appeal more >>>

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

Rosary Devotion every Sunday at 8:00 p.m.

To be added to the parish email
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Online Giving Catholics Come Home Catholic TV


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