Front of Church and Rectory, June 2017

St. Mary Parish, Franklin, MA

2017/2018 Rel. Ed. Registration Grades 1 -10

Planning Study Focus Groups


Fortnight for Freedom June 21 - July 4

Feast of St. Rocco Aug. 6 -13


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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Our Parish

Franklin's 4th of July more >>>

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

St. Rocco Program and Souvenir Book forms due July 6 more >>>

First Saturday Devotion: July 1 after 8 a.m. Mass more >>>

No noon Mass on Sunday, July 2.

Planning Study Focus Group meetings:
July 18 and July 26
more >>>

SVdP Bookbag/School Supply Drive: Aug. 19/20 

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

St. Rocco help needed: please check bulletin more >>>

The Sunday 5 p.m. Mass will resume in September.

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. 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 >>>

The Pilot: What can we learn from the newest priests?  Encourage vocations more >>>

Russell Shaw: A New Strategy to Fight Addiction Crisis more >>>

Adam Johnson: Dehydration Is More Common Than You Think more >>>

John Garvey: Calling God Our Father
more >>>

Kevin and Marilyn Ryan: The New New Thing Recovered from the Graveyard
more >>>

Sr. Pat Boyle, CSJ: A 'Good News' Story 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: June 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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