Our Church

Upcoming Funerals

There are no funerals currently scheduled at St. Mary Church.


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.

Mass Times

Sunday Masses:
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 (or by appointment)




View all events ยป

Helpful Forms and Links

Online Giving

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 to bring a check and envelope every Sunday. To sign up (or make a one-time gift without signing up), please click here. Questions? Just click on “Online Giving FAQs” at the bottom of the page 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 Joanne Fresco at the St. Mary Parish Office at 203-488-1607. If no answer, leave a message on extention 19 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!



Our Mass Times will be changing the weekend of September 10/11:

Saturday Vigil: 4:00 p.m.

Sunday Masses: 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., & 11:00 a.m.

Saturday Confessions: 3:00-3:30 p.m.

First Fridays: 8:30 a.m. at SCHOOL, no 7:00 a.m. Daily Mass
(during school year only)

Sign Up for the Parish Picnic!

Please click here to sign up online for the Parish Picnic on September 11, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. on the church grounds.

Religious Education Registration

Register now for Religious Education (Grades 1-8) for the 2016-2017 year by clicking here to download the form. Please return to the Parish Office. You may use our Online Giving system to make a one-time payment for the registration fee online.

Register now for Confirmation Preparation (Grade 9) for the 2016-2017 year by clicking here to download the form. Please return to the Parish Office. You may use our Online Giving system to make a one-time payment for the registration fee online.

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"!

Pray for Persecuted Christians

Please pray for the Christian refugees who are being persecuted in Iraq and throughout the Middle East. You may call or e-mail the office, or stop by, to pick up a bumper sticker that we have created to stand in solidarity with them.

Technology Corner

Click here to download the 365 Days to Mercy App for your phone, to celebrate the Jubilee Year of Mercy with daily reflections, resources, Divine Mercy Chaplet and Novena, and Pope Francis' tweets!

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!

Daily Readings

Click here for the daily Mass readings.


Office Hours

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday

Fax: 203-483-9208