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St. Mary Parish, Franklin, MA

2015 / 2016 Religious Ed. Schedules


Youth Mass resumes September 13, 5:00 pm


Liturgical Ministires Fair after Masses Sept/ 19/20


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 http://www.catholictv.com 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 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

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.




Papal Vist to USA

Holy Year of Mercy

Disciples in Mission

Feast of St. Rocco






Of Interest

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Encyclical Letter of the Holy Father Francis on Care for Our Common Home more >>>

Fr. Robert Barron: Laudato Si' and Romano Guardini more >>>

Sr. Ella Christian: Grey Nuns of Montreal: Shadow of a saint more >>>

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Fr. Landry: Aspirations more >>>

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USCCB: Year of Consecrated Life more >>>

iCatholic Magazine: Sept. more >>>

Catholics Come Home more >>>

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


Our Parish

A Prayer for the New School Year more >>>

RCIA: Thursday evenings starting Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m.  more >>>

CYO tryouts for boys and girls, Gr. 5-12, will be held in mid-Oct.  Please check the bulletin in upcoming weeks for exact details.

Registration: First Communion I (Grade 1) 2015 / 2016 more >>>

Enhance our church pew drive  more >>>

Join a ministry for the fall more >>>

St. Mary's evening walkers: Mon., Wed., Fri. evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Check bulletin.

Baptisms: Aug. 30

Mass at The Estate: Sept. 2

First Friday Eucharistic Adoration: Sept. 4 more >>>

First Saturday Devotion: Sept. 5 more >>>

SVdP Rise and Shine Food Drive: Sept. 5/6. Check bulletin.  more >>>

Mass at Forge Hill: Sept. 9

National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children: Sept. 12, at 8:30 a.m., at St. Mary's Cemetery.  Check bulletin.

Confirmation: Sept. 12, at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Confirmation: Sept. 13, at 2:00 p.m.

Catholic Women's Club opening meeting: Sept. 17, at 7:00 p.m.

Baptisms: Sept. 20

Baptismal Catechesis: Sept. 20, at 1:30

Mass at nursing home: Sept. 22

SVdP 5th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk: Sept. 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 
more >>>

CORI Weekends: Sept. 26/27 and Oct. 3/4 more >>>

Seminarian Spotlight: Patrick Fiorillo from our parish more >>>

Online Giving more >>>

Annual Catholic Appeal more >>>

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

To be added to the parish email
list more >>>

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