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Melissa Hurst to Attend National Convocation of Catholic Leaders

Posted by Fr. Jack Sheaffer on 6/27/17

Bishop Rozanski has asked our own Melissa Hurst, Confirmation Coordinator and NCYC leader, along with several other Catholic leaders in our Diocese to join him in Florida next week for a national convocation of Catholic leaders. Also in the delegation will be Kathryn Buckley-Brawner, wife of Deacon Bill. ... Read More »

7th Annual K of C Golf Tournament September 17

Posted by Fr. Jack Sheaffer on 6/27/17

Our Knights of Columbus Council will be sponsoring their 7th Annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, September 17, at the Cold Spring Country Club located at 336 Chauncey Walker Road (Rte. 21) in Belchertown. Click here for more information.

Funeral for Vivian Czupkiewicz Monday (6/19) at 10 AM

Posted by Fr. Jack Sheaffer on 6/16/17

Our parishioner Vivian Czupkiewicz died on Monday, June 12th. We extend our prayerful condolences to her family and friends. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 19th at 10 AM, by Fr. John Roach, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, located at 24 Jabish ... Read More »

Funeral for Pat Akins Friday (6/16) at 10 AM

Posted by Fr. Jack Sheaffer on 6/14/17

Our parishioner and former parish secretary, Patricia "Pat" Akins, died on Monday, June 12th. We extend our prayerful condolences to her husband Ron and to all of her family and friends. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 16th at 10 AM, by our ... Read More »

June 1 Will Mark 1st Anniversary of Fr. Vern's Passing

Posted by Fr. Jack Sheaffer on 5/26/17

Thursday, June 1, will mark the first anniversary of the death of Fr. Vern Decoteau. His passing has caused an empty place in many of our hearts. Yet, in Christian joy, we will mark the anniversary of Fr. Vern's new life in heaven at a parish Mass on ... Read More »

Report from Bishop Mitch's Parish Visit

Posted by Fr. Jack Sheaffer on 5/26/17

Bishop Mitchell Rozanski is visiting all the parishes of the Diocese of Springfield to get to know the parishes better, to commend each parish for their efforts, and to make recommendations as the parishes move forward. On Thursday, April 20, Bishop Mitch and his Visitation Team made their pastoral visit ... Read More »

Holy Week Schedule

Posted by Fr. Jack Sheaffer on 4/01/17

Saturday, April 8: VIGIL, PALM SUNDAY4:00 PM MassSunday, April 9: PALM SUNDAYMass at 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM2:30 PM Parish ReconciliationMonday, April 108:00 AM Mass7:00 PM Chrism Mass(St. Michael’s Cathedral, 260 State Street, Springfield)Tuesday, April 118:00 AM MassWednesday, April 128:00 AM MassNo Confessions6:00 PM Stations of the Cross6:30 ... Read More »

Today's K of C Blood Drive Cancelled

Posted by Fr. Jack Sheaffer on 4/01/17

The Blood Drive scheduled for today (Saturday, April 1) has been cancelled due to inclement weather. We will update you as to when it will be rescheduled one it has been planned.

Fr. Savage to Lead Parish Lenten Mission April 3-5

Posted by Fr. Jack Sheaffer on 3/25/17

Lenten Mission, April 3-5, with Fr. Warren Savage

 “Spirit Filled Evangelizers: The Delightful, Comforting Joy of Evangelizing”

Pope Francis in his encyclical, Evangelii Gaudium, The Joy of the Gospel says: "Spirit-filled evangelizers means evangelizers fearlessly open to the working of the Holy Spirit." He says that a “spirit-filled ... Read More »

Parish Website Service Scheduled

Posted by Fr. Jack Sheaffer on 3/03/17

The company that provides the server for our parish website will be down tomorrow (Saturday, March 4) from about 2 PM until about 6 PM. For needed maintenance and security enhancements. It should be up and running by Saturday evening.