After Mass 06-26-16

St. Mary Parish, Franklin, MA

38th Feast of St. Rocco


Knights of Columbus launch novena for peace


Fr. Chris: Reflections of a newly ordained priest


2016 CatholicAppeal

Living the Holy 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

Fr. Christopher Bae
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.
(Closed Fridays June 17 to September 2)
Telephone: 508-528-0020
Fax: 508-528-1641

Religious Education Office: 508-528-1450

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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St. Mary's Adult Choir Christmas CD will be on sale during St. Rocco's.

Rectory office will be closed on Fridays between June 17 and September 2. 

Donate extra fresh produce or flowers from your garden.  Please check bulletin. 

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If you would like a prayer shawl for yourself, family member, or a friend, please call the rectory.

Parishioners: please patronize the advertisers in our weekly bulletin
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