John Sciarra - Sat, August 30th @ 10:00 a.m.
Welcome to St. Mary Church, a Roman Catholic faith community located in the beautiful shoreline town of Branford, Connecticut.
Centered on the Eucharist, St. Mary Parish is a family of believers in Jesus Christ who, guided by the Holy Spirit, enthusiastically continue the ministry of Jesus through the sacraments, acts of charity, fellowship, and education.
Saturday (vigil): 5:00 PM
Sunday: 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:15 PM
Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM
Saturday: 8:00 AM
Holy Days: See bulletin
Confessions: Saturday, 3:30-4:30 PM
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Watch the video of Fr. Ford and Fr. Landback completing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!
- Aug 30 2014 5:00 pm - Knights of Columbus Carnival
- Sep 2 2014 5:30 pm - Baptism Prep
- Sep 2 2014 7:00 pm - Spirit & Truth
A growing number of parishioners are taking advantage of our online giving option, signing up for ongoing weekly offerings or making one-time gifts without creating an “account.” This is a fast and easy way to contribute to the parish without having the bring a check and envelope every Sunday. To sign up, please click here. Questions? Just click on “Online Giving FAQs” at the top of the box that appears next.
Visits to the Sick and Homebound
Parishoners who are ill or otherwise unable to attend Mass for a short or extended period of time may have Holy Communion brought to them at home, or at a local nursing facility or hospital, by calling the St. Mary parish office at (203)-488-1607. If no answer, leave a message on extention 10 including your name and number and the name, address, and phone number of the patient.
Catholic Resource Center
We are excited to introduce our Catholic Resource Center, which is located in the connector between the church and the Parish Hall. Please check out our selection of CDs, books, booklets and pamphlets for formation and evangelization. Suggested donations are on the kiosk. Please take advantage of this exciting opportunity!
PRAY FOR IRAQ
Please pray for the Christian and Yazidi refugees who are being persecuted in Iraq. You may call or email the office, or stop by, to pick up a bumper sticker that we have created to stand in solidarity with them.
The Knights of Columbus have set up a matching donation program, please go to www.kofc.org/iraq (or use our Online Giving system) to donate. 100% of the proceeds will go towards relief efforts.
Helpful Forms and Links
Like Us on Facebook!
St. Mary Church is now on Facebook. Please go to www.facebook.com/stmarybranford and like our page, "St. Mary Church of Branford"!
NEW! Parish Webstore
Click here to sign up for the USCCB's "Call to Prayer and Fasting" for the intentions of life, marriage, and religious liberty. Have weekly e-mails or text messages sent to you to inform you of the specific intention for each Friday's fast.
Click here to download the 40 Day Spiritual Workout App for your phone.
Click here to download the Laudate App for your phone, a free comprehensive Catholic app with Daily Readings, Prayers, Interactive Rosary, and much more!
Click here to download the Missio App for your phone, launched by Pope Francis to stay up to date on Catholic news from the Vatican and around the world.
Click here for the daily Mass readings.
- Rev. Christopher M. Ford, Pastor
- Rev. Robert N. Landback, Parochial Vicar
- Rev. Robert J. Burbank, Priest In Residence - retired
- Sr. Carolyn Severino, A.S.C.J., Principal, St. Mary School
- Michael Klinger, Director of Religious Education
- Joanne L. Fresco, Director "Emeritus" of Faith Formation
- Roger Erickson, Youth Minister
- Ronald F. Shea, Business Manager
- Emily Dunphy, Office Assistant
- Jorge Prego, Director of Music
- Sr. Annette D'Antonio, M.P.F., Music Ministry
- Mario DiNoto, Music Ministry
- Brian J. Reynolds, Cemetery Operations Manager
- Michael Naylor, Cemetery Operations Assistant