St. Mary & St. Philip News Bites for July 18th
ATTEND MASS WITH LESS RESTRICTIONS
We miss you!
We have lifted most restrictions for those who are vaccinated. For those who are not vaccinated or still prefer social distancing, there will be a designated section at each parish where masks and separation are required.
We even have Holy Water touch-less dispensers at each entrance!
Get more details
Watch Fr. Leo's latest Living Room Chat with special guest Jim Gallagher to discuss our upcoming "Welcome Back" event planned for Sunday, September 19th after the 10:30am Mass at St. Mary's. Google Drive video is
. Facebook video is
We need YOUR help to make it a success!
If you are interested in helping out, sign up in the Gathering Space at
email Jill Sullivan at
or fill out the online form
(and get more details).
News Bites for July 18th ...
Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time
The next Market Sunday is Augusts 1st
- Thank you in advance to all who are helping our families this Summer! Our current list of needs is
- Our Religious Education program is in need of someone who would volunteer to sew First Communion banners for next year’s First Communion students.Please contact Darleen at
if you can help.
We Can't Mask Our Excitement!
- We are planning a big "Welcome Back" event and need
help to make it a success. See the bulletin insert
Altar Servers Needed!
If you would like to come back to serve at the altar or haven’t served before but would like to start serving, please let us know! For St. Mary’s, please contact Rolande Parent at
or Deacon Tim Cross at
. For St. Philip’s, please contact Deacon Tim Cross.
St. Philip Greeters Needed
- Do you have 15 minutes before Mass to spend welcoming our fellow parishioners and answering questions? If you would like to help with this ministry, please call/text Patti Hart at 508-245-6981 or e-mail
Soup Kitchen Resumes Taco Dinners:
We've resumed outreach providing dinner once a month. We will serve at one house in July, with the hopes of adding a house per month going forward. To reach the Soup Kitchen Ministry, call 508-839-3993 ex. 32 or visit our web page
Summer Adult Education Series "
Being chosen by Jesus has beautiful and far-reaching implications. Join us Tuesday evenings at 6:30pm in July & August. Details are
Mass live s
We will only continue to live stream the 10:30am Mass from St. Mary's on Facebook @MaryPhilipParishes
through July 25th
. See all your viewing/listening options for recordings
Religious Education News:
Whitewater Rafting for Teens is coming soon! Details are
. Get details on Fall Registration
Teen and Young Adult Summer Events:
All young adults (ages 18-39) and teens are invited to join us for Diocesan Youth Ministry events this Summer! Teen events details are
Young Adult events details are
World Day for Grandparents & the Elderly
- Pope Francis has declared the first annual event to coincide with the Feasts day of Jesus' Grandparents. It will be celebrated this year on July 25th. More info is
It's never too late for Reconciliation
GET YOUR BULLETIN HERE!
You can watch recorded mass from St. Mary's on Grafton Community TV at 6:30am and 6:30pm on Charter Channel 191 and Verizon Channel 34, as well as our Facebook pages
. See all viewing/listening options
on Thursday, July 15 at 10:26PM