A Lean, Mean Preaching Machine

I know that Father Joe and Father Dennis have been up-dating you on the progress of my recuperation from surgery three weeks ago. As they say, ‘a picture is worth a thousand words,’ so I thought I might share this post-surgery picture with you. Amazingly, I am already down Continue reading

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Half Day Retreat at Fatima Shrine on February 8th

Come to pray. Come to learn. Come to celebrate 50 years of a new sense of discipleship. The next  half—day retreat will be Sunday, February 8th, beginning at the 11:00 am Mass. There will be a second  talk in the afternoon, prayer time, concluding with the World Mission Rosary at 3:00pm. The retreat director will be Fr. Joe Matteucig, s.x and the theme will be “RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES AND MISSION.” For more information call (508)429-2144. Fatima Shrine, 101 Summer St. Holliston www.xaviermissionaries.org

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The Feast of St. Blaise

This Tuesday, February 3 is the Feast of St. Blaise. This is the day we traditionally bless throats with the candles blessed the day before on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, also known as Candlemas. In addition to blessing throats on St. Blaise feast day, we will also offer blessing of throats after all weekend Masses in both parishes next week, February 7-8, as well as before the Sat. 4 pm Mass.

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Remember even the smallest donations put into our collection boxes at church each week helps us continue this important work. Thank you and God Bless you. Requests for assistance are taken by the church office at 508-699-8543.

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Cancellations Due to Inclement Weather

Daily Mass is cancelled when Wrentham Public Schools are cancelled due to severe weather conditions.
CCD Classes for St. Martha are cancelled when Plainville Elementary School is cancelled.
CCD Classes for St. Mary are cancelled when Wrentham Public Schools are cancelled.

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First Grade CCD

First Grade Religious Education classes will resume as follows:
Group 1 on February 4th
Group 2 on February 11th.
Please contact our office with any questions

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Baptism Preparation Class

The next baptism preparation class will be held on Tuesday, February 3rd at 7:00 pm in the Conference Room—St. Mary’s Rectory.

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With the Patriots in the Super Bowl this year, many will attend earlier Masses to be able to participate in local festivities (and others may be trying to stay off the road). Since there would be so few attending, we will suspend the Sunday 5pm Mass just on Feb. 1; the following Sunday we will resume offering that Mass every week. Thank you for your understanding.

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Grand Annual Appeal, 2014 Update

To date we have raised 64% of our goal. If you have not already done so, please place your completed “Grand Annual Envelope” in the regualr collection at Mass or mail it directly to the Parish Office. Additional envelope are available at the entrace to the church.

All contributions, from the smallest to the largest, will be gratefully appreciated. If you have not already done so, we invite you to prayfully consider making your gift this week. We truely appreciate any assistance you can give, and we are counting on the many, who are able, to support this appeal.

Thank you to the many families who have already returned their Grand Gift.

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Youth Ministry Snow Tubing at Nashoba Valley

We hope you can join us for our next Youth Ministry outing, Snow Tubing at Nashoba Valley, on Saturday, January 31st from 6-10pm. You must sign up by January 28th and the cost is $25.00. Drop off and pick up is at St. Mary’s in Wrentham. Please remember that we need chaperones for all of your trips!
**Get $5.00 off if you sign up before January 18th

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St. Martha and St. Mary Grades 7-10 CCD

Middle School—Next class is Sunday, January 25th

High School– Next class is Sunday, February 8th

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