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Fr. Brian McGrath Named New Pastor, Effective September 1st

Posted by Parish Staff on 8/13/16

Fr. Brian McGrath has been named the new Pastor of our parish, effective September 1st, the same day that Fr. Jack Sheaffer will begin his time at St. Francis of Assisi in Belchertown. Fr. Brian is a familiar face to many in  our parish as he served here a ... Read More »

Fr. Sheaffer Named Pastor in Belchertown

Posted by Parish Staff on 7/16/16

This weekend, Fr. Sheaffer is interrupting his vacation to be at each Mass to announce that, in a few weeks, Bishop Rozanski will be appointing him as the new pastor at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Belchertown. This news is also being shared with the people in ... Read More »

Bishop Rozanski & World Youth Day 2016 Pariticipants Leave for Krakow on July 22

Posted by Parish Staff on 7/06/16

Bishop Mitchell Rozanski will lead a pilgrimage of young adults to Krakow, Poland in July to  World Youth Day. They will depart on July 22, and return on August 4. Please include the pilgrims from out dioceses, as well as all the participants, in your prayers during their time ... Read More »

St.. Mary's Teens Head off to Steubenville NYC

Posted by Parish Staff on 6/24/16

A group of teens from St. Mary's is heading to Queens, NY today to participate in Life Teen's Steubenville NYC 2016 this weekend. Accompanied by their chaperones, Ron, Trish, and Colleen, teens Sophie, Merriam, Sierra, Emelia, Maggie, Gus, Aiden, Daniel, and Johhny will join thousands of other young ... Read More »

Bishop Rozanski's Statement on the Killings in Orlando

Posted by Parish Staff on 6/16/16

Once again our nation has been confronted by unspeakable violence directed at innocent people. Such senseless acts stir genuine emotions in all of us, as we seek to make sense out of this tragedy.  And there is little doubt that many are anxious to point the finger of ... Read More »

Funeral for Reno Buratto Thursday (6/16) at 11 AM in Lee

Posted by Parish Staff on 6/13/16

Our parishioner Reno Buratto died on Sunday, June 12th. We extend our prayerful condolences to his wife Norma and to all of his family and friends. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 16th at 11 AM, by Fr. Jack Sheaffer at St. Mary's Church, located ... Read More »

Monthly St. Jude Mass Thursday (6/9) at 7 PM in Lee

Posted by Parish Staff on 6/08/16

Our monthly Mass in honor of St. Jude will be celebrated at St. Mary's Church in Lee on Thursday, June 9, at 7:00 PM. Traditionally, St. Jude is the patron saint of lost causes and things despaired of. Please join us as we celebrate the Eucharist and present ... Read More »

Relic of St. Maximilian Kolbe Coming to the Diocese of Springfield

Posted by Parish Staff on 6/08/16

A relic of  Saint Maximilian Kolbe, a Franciscan priest who gave his life for that of another prisoner at the Nazi concentration camp in Auschwitch, where he was killed by lethal injection on August 14, 1941, is coming to the Diocese of Springfield this month, where it will be ... Read More »

Funeral for Rocky Brighenti Thursday (6/9) at 11:30 AM in Lee

Posted by Parish Staff on 6/08/16

Our parishioner Richard "Rocky" Brighenti died on Monday, June 6th. We extend our prayerful condolences to his family and friends. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 9th at 11:30 AM, by Fr. Jack Sheaffer at St. Mary's Church, located at 140 Main Street in ... Read More »

Funeral for Joseph Menatti Wednesday (6/8) in Lee

Posted by Parish Staff on 6/08/16

Our parishioner Joseph Menatti died on Saturday, June 4th. We extend our prayerful condolences to his wife Patricia and to all of his family and friends. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 8th at 9 AM, by Fr. Jack Sheaffer at St. Mary's Church, located ... Read More »