Aerial Photo of St. Mary's Church

St. Mary Parish, Franklin, MA

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


2016 Grand Annual Appeal


Parish Pilgrimage to pass through the Holy Door 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 welcome.


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 and

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.
Telephone: 508-528-0020
Fax: 508-528-1641

Religious Education Office: 508-528-1450

Parish Staff more >>>

The Rock Youth Ministry:

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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Holy Year of Mercy

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Moved by Mercy, Respect Life

Feast of St. Rocco






Our Parish

The Rock Youth Ministry fall events
more >>>

CORI forms due by Nov. 1

CYO Basketball registration is now open. more >>>

Protecting God's Children: Oct. 25, at 7 p.m.

Year of Mercy Pilgrimage to La Salette Shrine: Oct. 26 more >>>

"Creating Outreach About Addiction Support Together" play: Oct. 27 and Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. at The Black Box.  Please check bulletin.

Altar & Sanctuary Care meeting: Oct. 30, at 11:15 a.m.

Mass of Remembrance: Nov. 5, at 11 a.m.

Adult Choir Christmas CD on sale after all Masses: Nov. 5/6

K. of C. coffee and donuts: Nov. 6, after 9 and 10:30 Masses

Holy Hour of Mercy: Nov. 15, at 1 p.m.

SVdP Thanksgiving Food Drive: Nov. 19/20

Rel. Ed. needs teachers and subs for grades 2-8. 

St. Mary's Adult Choir Christmas CD on sale at rectory

Thursday is music night at St. Mary's.  The Adult Choir is looking for singers.

Franklin Lion's Club collecting unused eyeglasses and hearing aids during Oct. 

Sponsor a Respect Life rose more >>>

The Ad Altare Dei Catholic religious award for Boy Scouts 12 years and older to be offered.  Please check Oct. 23 bulletin.

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

Attention ministry leaders: update your webpage on our website.  Please check Oct. 2 bulletin.

Parishioners: please patronize the advertisers in our weekly bulletin
more >>>

Assistance with substance abuse disorder more >>> 

Online Giving more >>>

Annual Catholic Appeal more >>>

Bible Study: Tuesdays, at 1:30 p.m.

Book Club: 3rd Tuesday of the month
Sept.-June, at 7 p.m.

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

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


Of Interest

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Bishop Robert Barron; Knowing who we are: knowing what we are supposed to do more >>>

40 Days for Life begins Sept. 28.  Please check Sept. 25 bulletin.

Scout Medal/Emblem Training available for parents and scout leaders.  Please check Sept. 18 bulletin. 

The Pilot: Have you been performing works of mercy?  If so, the Vatican wants to know more >>>

Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation: 'Amoris Laetitia'  (On Love in the Family) more >>>

Cardinal Seán's Pastoral Letter: God's Mercy Runs to Meet Us more >>>

Catholics Come Home more >>>

iCatholic Magazine: October more >>>

Archdiocese: Hurricane Preparation more >>>

Sign up for Cardinal Seán's weekly e-mail more >>>

Pope Francis: homilies, speeches more >>>

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