July 4th, 2017

St. Mary Parish, Franklin, MA

SVdP Backpack/School Supplies Drive, Aug. 19/20

Parish Planning Study - Go to Survey

St. Mary Parish Pastoral Plan


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.


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

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.




Feast of St. Rocco

Join Our Parish Family

2017 Catholic Appeal

To be added to the parish e-mail list ...

Disciples in Mission

Moved by Mercy, Respect Life







Our Parish

St. Rocco Souvenir Program Book more >>>

The Weave: 2017 Summer/St. Rocco Edition more >>>

The rectory office will be closed on Fridays through Sept. 1.

Pope Francis: Synod on Youth Survey
more >>>

SVdP Backpack/School Supplies Drive:
Aug. 19/20 more >>>

Memorial service for aborted children: Sept. 9 at cemetery at 8:45 a.m.

The Sunday 5 p.m. Mass will resume on Sept. 10.

Health Ministry meeting: Sept. 11 at 10 a.m.

7th Annual SVdP Friends of the Poor Walk: Sept. 30 more >>>

Bereavement Support Group begins Oct. 19 at 7 p.m.

Parish Pastoral Council members more >>>

Fr. Brian selected as K. of C. Chaplain of the Year.  Please check bulletin more >>>

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

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

The Rock Youth Ministry events more >>>

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

St. Vincent de Paul Society phone:

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

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

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

Altar-Sanctuary Care Ministry is in need of volunteers. 

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.

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

Year of Mercy 2016 more >>>

2016 Grand Annual Appeal more >>

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

Of Interest

Fatima and Marian Devotion News
more >>>

Shrine of the Little Flower: Annual Feast Day Aug. 20 more >>>

The Pilot: Why the drafting of 'Humanae Vitae' matters, 50 years later more >>>

Dwight G. Duncan: Men Who Gave Their Lives for Others more >>>

Fr. Thomas Ryan, CSP: From Conflict to Communion more >>>

The Pilot: Christians are oriented toward light, hope, pope says at audience
more >>>

Fr. Kenneth Doyle: Non-Catholics in heaven more >>>

The Pilot: Vatican asks bishops to ensure validity of matter for Eucharist more >>>

The Pilot: Pope approves new path to sainthood: heroic act of loving service more >>>

The Pilot: Upcoming Aug. 21 solar eclipse thrills astronomers, Kentucky parishioners more >>>

The Pilot: Why Nathanial Hawthorne's daughter is now called a Servant of God more >>>

Bethany House Hope Chest, Millis, is looking for donations of good used or new items.  Please check bulletin more >>>

Catholic school information.  Please check bulletin.

Catholics Come Home more >>>

iCatholic Magazine: August 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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