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Winter Coat Drive

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/06/14

St. Mary. Mother of the Church Parish is sponsoring our 3rd Annual Winter Coat Drive. In addition to winter coats and jackets, we are collecting hats and gloves as well as other clothing that can keep needy people in the Berkshires warm this winter.

The Coat Drive is ... Read More »

Funeral for Kathleen Toole Friday at 11 AM in Lee

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/06/14

Kathleen Marie Toole died on November 4th in Lenox. We extend our prayerful condolences to her family and friends. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, October 7th at 11 AM by our pastor, Fr. Jack Sheaffer and Fr. John Salatino, at St. Mary's Church ... Read More »

Mass of Remembrance Thursday at 6:30 PM in Lee

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/04/14

Our Annual Mass of Remembrance will be celebrated this coming Thursday, November 6th at 6:30 PM at St. Mary's Church in Lee. During the Mass, we will remember all those who were buried from St. Mary's, St. Mary of the Lakes, and St. Joseph's during the past year. ... Read More »

Singing Priests Return!

Posted by Parish Staff on 10/27/14

SINGING PRIESTS RETURN! They're back! Our very talented diocesan singing priests will host a Welcome to the Diocese Concert for Bishop Mitchell Rozanski, Friday Nov. 21 at 7pm at the Bellamy School in Chicopee. Tickets are $25 and can be obtained by mailing payment and self addressed stamped envelope to:Singing ... Read More »

Funeral for Edward Vogl Saturday at 11 AM in Lee

Posted by Parish Staff on 10/23/14

Our former and long-time parishioner Edward Vogl died on Tuesday, October 21st. We extend our prayerful condolences to his family and friends. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 25th at 11:00 AM by our pastor Fr. Jack Sheaffer at St. Mary's Church located ... Read More »

Funeral for Alfred Zanelli Monday at 11:30 AM in Lee

Posted by Parish Staff on 10/17/14

Our parishioner Alfred Zanelli died on Thursday, October 16th. We extend our prayerful condolences to his family and friends. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 20th at 11:30 AM by Msgr. John Bonzagni at St. Mary's Church located at 140 Main Street in Lee. ... Read More »

Funeral for Madlyn Lederer Monday at 10 AM in Lee

Posted by Parish Staff on 10/17/14

Our former parishioner Madlyn "Midge" Lederer died on September 23rd in Lakeland, FL. We extend our prayerful condolences to her family and friends. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 20th at 10 AM by our pastor, Fr. Jack Sheaffer, at St. Mary's Church located ... Read More »

Massachusetts bishops urge ‘yes’ vote on Question 4

Posted by Parish Staff on 10/17/14

“We, the bishops of the four Catholic Dioceses in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts urge citizens to vote ‘Yes’ on Ballot Question 4 on November 4th. This new law would make earned sick time a requirement for Massachusetts employers.

“In 2013, Pope Francis stated in his apostolic exhortation ‘Evangelii ... Read More »

Funeral for Edward Lesniak Monday at 10 AM in Lee

Posted by Parish Staff on 10/12/14

Our parishioner Edward Lesniak died on Wednesday, October 8th. We extend our prayerful condolences to his family and friends. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 13th at 10 AM by our pastor, Fr. Jack Sheaffer, at St. Mary's Church located at 140 Main ... Read More »

Blessing of Animals Saturday at 11 AM at SMS

Posted by Parish Staff on 10/11/14

Our first annual Blessing of Animals will take place on Saturday October 11th in the Gymnasium at St. Mary's School located at 115 Orchard Street in Lee. All are welcome! Please join us!