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Parish Registration Form

Posted by Parish Staff on 10/17/17

St. Mary Mother of the Church parish family registration form available here.

Religious Education Seeks New Instructor

Posted by Parish Staff on 8/07/17

Melissa Kelly has stepped down from the CCD program - we will miss your smile and your enthusiasm Sundays at CCD. May God bless you.

So the search is on.  With CCD starting in just over a month we will be moving fast on this, so if you know someone who ... Read More »

New Direction

Posted by Parish Staff on 6/05/17

The June Newsletter for the New Direction Pregnancy & Sexual Health Resources is available in the link below.

New Direction - June Newsletter

For more information, check out their site:


Posted by Parish Staff on 2/15/17

We apologize that, due to the weather that was predicted to occur, we had to cancel morning and evening classes for Sunday, February 12th. There are no classes Sunday, February 19th, so classes will resume on Sunday, February 26th.  Thank you, Melissa Kelly, Director of Religious Education  


Posted by Parish Staff on 1/12/17

Join Fr. Brian for a day that makes a difference.  We will start with a simple Mass of hope and grace at St. Mary’s Church, on Thursday night, 1/26/17, at 10 pm (even if you aren’t going on the bus, please join us for the Mass).   The luxury bus ... Read More »

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 »