Est. 1923 - Church located at 24 Jabish Street in Belchertown

Browsing the September 2017 archive of Blog

Browsing the September 2017 archive of Blog

St. Francis of Assisi Feast Day Celebrations

Posted by Ms. Jeanne Brzycki on 9/25/17

St. Francis of Assisi Feast Day is October 4th.  Our annual pot luck will be held Tuesday, October 3rd at 5:30 PM in the Pine Room.  Sign-up sheets can be found in the gathering space of the Church.  We will then hold the Transitus at 7:00 PM in the ... Read More »

Life Teen Mass Sundays at 5:30 PM Begins October 1st

Posted by Parish Staff on 9/20/17

The Life Teen Mass is coming to St. Francis of Assisi Parish on October 1st at 5:30 PM and will be celebrated every Sunday at the same time, except Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, and Easter Sunday. As a Eucharist-centered movement within the Roman Catholic Church, Life Teen leads ... Read More »

Rachel's Vineyard Retreat November 3-5 in Stockbridge

Posted by Parish Staff on 9/16/17

A Rachel’s Vineyard weekend retreat is an opportunity for any woman, man, couple, grandparent or sibling who struggles with the emotional or spiritual pain of abortion.  This powerful experience allows the soul to speak its sorrow, as participants enter the grieving process, identify effects the abortion had and ... Read More »

Massachusetts Catholic Bishops Issue Statement Urging Action on DACA

Posted by Parish Staff on 9/14/17

The bishops of the four diocese of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts this week issued a statement urging the United States Congress to act to protect young people enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which was recently rescinded by the Administration of President Donald J. Trump.

The ... Read More »

Funeral for Phyllis Wooton Saturday (9/9) at 10 AM

Posted by Parish Staff on 9/06/17


Our parishioner Phyllis Wooton, died on Sunday, September 3rd. We extend our prayerful condolences to her husband "Wally" and to all of her family and friends. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, September 9th at 10 AM, by our pastor, Fr. Jack Sheaffer, at ... Read More »