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9 Days for Life Novena - Day 3

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/22/18

Intercession: For victims and survivors of human trafficking.

Prayers: Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be

Reflection: Pope Francis calls for a renewed commitment to end human trafficking, which he aptly describes as "deplorable…cruel…criminal" (Angelus, 7/30/2017). International Labor Organization's 2014 estimate placed the number of traffic victims — men, women, and ... Read More »

9 Days for Life Novena - Day 2

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/19/18

Intercession: For the end to abortion.

Prayers: Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be

Reflection: More women and girls consider abortion than we may realize. They are our relatives and friends, people who work with us or for us, married or unmarried. Even if someone identifies as being pro-life, the shock ... Read More »

9 Days for Life Novena - Day 1

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/18/18

Intercession: May a culture of life grow ever stronger in our communities.

Prayers: Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be

Reflection: From each tiny child waiting to be born, to people nearing death, all are precious and deserve our care and protection. Women and men suffering after abortion, individuals tempted to ... Read More »

Slight Change in Reconciliation Schedule Begins in February

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/17/18

Beginning in February, we will be making a change to the schedule for the Sacrament of Reconciliation in order to make it more convenient for more people to avail themselves of the Sacrament.

On the weekend during which the first Sunday of each month falls, there will be ... Read More »

***WEATHER ALERT*** Wednesday's Daily Mass Canceled Due to storm

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/16/18

Due to the current snowstorm, Mass is cancelled on Wednesday, January 17th. The intention for the day will be rescheduled on the next convenient day. If you must travel, we pray that you will do so safely.

Irish Night Dinner on Saturday, March 10th

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/11/18

ANNUAL IRISH NIGHT DINNER Saturday, March 10th 5 PM - 8 PM In the Pine Room Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus St. Francis of Assisi Council 10698 Menu: Corned Beef & Cabbage, Potatoes, Carrots, Soda Bread, Cake, Coffee, Tea (BYOB) Entertainment and a ’50-50’ raffle. Cost per person: ... Read More »

Diocese Searching for Wellness Coordinator for Retired Priests

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/08/18

Diocese of Springfield Job PostingWellness Coordinator

The Diocese of Springfield has a newly created opportunity for a Wellness Coordinator who will coordinate all services and programs in a supportive and holistic environment for the retired priests of the Diocese of Springfield.

We are seeking a RN, BSN preferred ... Read More »

***WEATHER ALERT*** First Friday Mass Canceled (1/5)

Posted by Ms. Jeanne Brzycki on 1/04/18

Belchertown schools have a 2-hour delay on Friday, January 5th, therefore morning Mass is canceled.  The intention for the day will be rescheduled on the next convenient day. 

***WEATHER ALERT*** Thursday's Daily Mass Canceled (1/4)

Posted by Ms. Jeanne Brzycki on 1/03/18

Belchertown schools will be closed Thursday, January 4th, due to the predicted storm. Whenever Belchertown schools are closed or delayed due to weather, Daily Mass is canceled. The intention for the day will be rescheduled on the next convenient day. Please pray for those who have to travel during the storm ... Read More »

Funeral for Doris Lattrell Thursday (12/28) at 10:00 AM

Posted by Parish Staff on 12/26/17

 

Our parishioner, Doris Lattrell, died on Thursday, December 21st. We extend our prayerful condolences to her son, Ted (Alice) and her daughter Judy Koob (Dennis) and to all of her family and friends. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, December 28th, at 10 AM, by ... Read More »