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AUGUST 23rd: Farewell to Archbishop Mitch

Posted by Parish Staff on 8/14/20

Although we cannot formally gather in-person to bid farewell to Archbishop Mitch, Catholic Communications is preparing a very special one hour edition of "Real to Reel" for us to say goodbye. Join us on SUNDAY AUGUST 23rd at 11AM ON THE CW SPRINGFIELD (Comcast Chan. 16 & Spectrum/Charter Chan. 13) ... Read More »

Obituary for Mildred Gerow Christenson

Posted by Ms. Donna Vanasse on 6/12/20

 Our parishioner, Mildred Gerow-Christenson, 96, passed away peacefully at her home on June 10, 2020. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. 

Beers and Story Obituary

Liturgy of Christian Burial for Marcel Archambault at 11am Tuesday (June 9)

Posted by Ms. Donna Vanasse on 6/08/20

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Marcel Archambault, 92, on Tuesday, June 9th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis Church.  Burial will follow at Notre Dame Cemetery in South Hadley. Due to the current situation calling hours are omitted. A Celebration of Life will also be held at ... Read More »

Congratulations to Father David

Posted by Parish Staff on 6/04/20

Congratulations and Blessings to Fr. David on his 26th anniversary of Ordination. 

 Thank you for your faithful service to the people of God.



Obituary for Gregory S. Dorman

Posted by Ms. Donna Vanasse on 5/20/20

Our parishioner, Gregory S. Dorman, passed away on Sunday, May 17th and will be greatly missed by his friends in our parish.

Eternal rest, grant unto him O Lord, and may Greg's soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

In consideration for everyone’s health and wellbeing along with the current gathering restrictions, services will be privately held at Beers & Story Funeral Home in Belchertown, MA.  He will be buried at the Veteran’s Cemetery in Agawam, MA where he will receive a private military honors ... Read More »


Posted by Parish Staff on 4/27/20

Some parishioners and members of groups within our parish are receiving text messages that appear to be from Fr. Darcy asking for a favor and then asking for such things as gift cards or some other monetary item. Please note that Fr. Darcy will NEVER text making such ... Read More »

Gloria Cartelli Obituary

Posted by Parish Staff on 4/26/20

As previously shared, longtime and VERY active parishioner Gloria Cartelli passed away on Tuesday, April 21st. Below is a link to her obituary.

Click here for her obituary.

Anyone and everyone who met Gloria was touched by her laughter, joy, and deep faith and love of God. She ... Read More »

Gloria Cartelli and Ann Pols

Posted by Parish Staff on 4/22/20

It is with great sadness that we share that two of our much loved, long-time parishioners--Gloria Cartelli and Ann Pols--have passed.

Please keep these ladies and their families in your prayers at this difficult time.

Eternal rest grant unto them, O LORD. And may perpetual light shine upon ... Read More »

Pray the Divine Mercy Novena Starting Good Friday

Posted by Parish Staff on 4/08/20

Please join us in praying the Divine Mercy Novena for an end to the Coronavirus. The Novena begins on Good Friday, April 10 and ends with the celebration of  Divine Mercy Sunday, April 19. See Divine Mercy Novena resources in the links below. The National Shrine of Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, ... Read More »

All Masses & Parish Events Cancelled Until Further Notice

Posted by Parish Staff on 3/16/20

Per Bishop Rozanski, all Masses and parish events are cancelled until further notice. The Business office is open. The chapel will be open for private prayer from 8 AM to 6 PM., with no exposition of the sacrament. Bulletins are in the chapel entrance or between the doors of ... Read More »