Menu
Articles

Entries for 2022

Parish Employment Opportunities

Posted on October 17, 2022 in: General News

St. Mary Parish is seeking to onboard a Director for a proposed parish child care center.  The individual would be involved in the early stages of the decision-making process prior to opening and engaged directly and enthusiastically in the start-up of the center.  It is required that a ca...

Read More >

Mercy Fridays

Posted on March 11, 2022 in: General News

Every Friday following the 9:00 AM Mass in St. Mary Church there will be an hour of Eucharistic Adoration.  Fr. Sebastian will hear confessions during this hour.

Read More >

Sacramental Preparation Classes

Posted on December 22, 2022 in: General News

Classes began Sunday, January 29, 2023.  All classes will be held following the 10:30 AM Mass (approximately 11:30).  These classes are designed for those baptized children, 2nd grade and above, who desire the Sacraments of First Holy Communion, First Confession, and Confirmation.  We...

Read More >

Tuesday, February 21st, at 6:30 PM in St. Joseph Church Hall.  Program:  Valentine Theme.

Read More >

Friday, February 3rd, St. Mary Church. Mass at 9:00 AM, Sacrament of Reconciliation 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Adoration from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Read More >

St. Mary Rectory Garage - Saturday, January 28th 3:00 - 4:00 PM and Sunday, January 29th 7:30 - 10:30 AM. Aluminum cans only! Please rinse out cans and do not crush them. 5-cent plastic soda bottles marked VT accepted. Check markings! Proceeds go to 2 seminarians and a postulant.

Read More >

Sunday, January 15, 2023, 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM.  St. Mary Gym.  Food prepared by Rose Lawton. Spring rolls, fried noodles, fried rice, chicken curry, macaroni salad, desserts, coffee, tea, soft drinks. Free will offering to benefit St. Mary Parish.  Please call the Parish Office to...

Read More >

Parish Meeting

Posted on December 22, 2022 in: General News

On Sunday, January 8, 2023, in St. Mary Gym, beginning at 12:00 noon, Robert Fulmer (engineer) and Rob Eib (Manchester Diocese) will conduct a presentation of the restoration/renovation needed to St. Mary Church.  We will have an opportunity to learn all involved with this major project and to ...

Read More >

Old St. Mary Church is featured this month on the Diocesan Road Trip Pilgrimage. Click the link below to see the video. Road Trip Pilgrimage

Read More >

The Aluminum Can Drive will not take place in the month of December due to the 4th weekend of the month being Christmas weekend.  The Drive will resume January 28 and 29, 2023.

Read More >

New Hampshire Catholic Appeal

Posted on April 29, 2022 in: General News

We are grateful to all parishioners who have given to the New Hampshire Catholic Appeal.  As of today, our parishioners have raised $8,700.00 toward our goal of $28,422.00.  100% of the funds raised above this Appeal goal are returned to our parish this year.  If you have not made you...

Read More >

Carols and Lessons

Posted on December 15, 2022 in: General News

Join us for an hour of Christmas Carols and scripture readings to celebrate the birth of Christ.  Thursday, December 22 at 3:00 PM in St. Mary Church.  Featuring the Sacred Choir of Mount Royal Academy. All are welcome.

Read More >

Children's Catechesis

Posted on September 19, 2022 in: General News

Children's catechism classes for grades 1-3.  We are excited to help encourage your children's love for Our Lord in the Word of God and the Holy Eucharist.  We are also going to nurture their relationship with Our Lady through the rosary and talk about the lives of the saints and h...

Read More >

November Bake Sale

Posted on June 03, 2022 in: General News

Following the 4:00 Mass on Saturday November 12th and the 8:00  and 10:30 Masses on Sunday November 13th.  Volunteer to help and/or bake your specialty. Call Gail Leclerc-Roberts at 603-543-4187 or markgijoe@icloud.com to coordinate your support.  Free-will donations.

Read More >

The Saturday morning Mass will resume at St. Mary Church on Central Street beginning October 15th.

Read More >

Parish Office Temporary Changes

Posted on October 07, 2022 in: General News

Please note the following temporary changes to upcoming Parish Office hours: Wednesday, October 19th through Friday, October 21st:                            &nbs...

Read More >

Friday, October 7th, St. Mary Church. Mass at 9:00 AM. Sacrament of Reconciliation 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Eucharistic Adoration 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Read More >

On the first Thursday of every month, the 9:00 AM Mass will be a healing Mass celebrated in honor of St. Jude. Following the Mass Fr. Sebastian will anoint anyone interested in receiving the sacrament of healing and a brief prayer.  Small bottles of blessed oil will also be available for y...

Read More >

Men of St. Joseph

Posted on June 15, 2022 in: General News

Meetings every 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 7:00 PM in the Knights of Columbus room in St. Mary Gym.

Read More >

Marian Prayer Group

Posted on June 15, 2022 in: General News

Meetings on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at 5:45 PM, following the 5:00 PM Mass, in St. Joseph Hall.

Read More >

Following the 10:30 AM Mass on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi (June 19th), there will be an Eucharistic Procession. We will process around the parish campus and return to the church.  Please join us in publicly showing devotion to Our Eucharistic Lord. 

Read More >

Business Meeting - Monday, June 6th, 7:00 PM, St. Joseph Hall

Read More >

Parish Office Closed

Posted on March 11, 2022 in: General News

The Parish Office will be CLOSED beginning Friday, May 27th and will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st.  Please plan accordingly.

Read More >

Tuesday, May 17th - 6:30 PM; St. Joseph Church Hall. Recital of Rosary. Baby Shower to benefit Pregnancy Center of the Upper Valley.

Read More >

CDA Annual Geranium Sale

Posted on April 29, 2022 in: General News

Geraniums are $4.50 per pot. Available in red, white, pink and salmon. Last day to order is May 14th. Contact Arline Marro at 603-542-5933.

Read More >

Green-Thumb Volunteer Needed

Posted on April 29, 2022 in: General News

After many years of taking great care of the St. Francis garden in front of the church, Julie Wanat will no longer be available to maintain what is a mature and beautiful perennial garden.  The Parish is looking for a volunteer to help maintain the garden.  If you love outdoor gardening an...

Read More >

Divine Mercy Sunday

Posted on April 13, 2022 in: General News

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM in St. Mary Church.  Conclude with the Chaplet of Divine Mercy at 3:00 PM.

Read More >

Men of St. Joseph

Posted on January 14, 2022 in: General News

The next meeting of the Men of St. Joseph will be on Wednesday March 30th at 7:00 PM in the Knights of Columbus Room in the St. Mary Gym next to the church.  The topic for the evening will be:  "Joseph Most Chaste."  All men of St. Mary and St. Joseph Parishes are welco...

Read More >

Tuesday, April 19th at 6:30 PM in St. Joseph Church Hall. Storey Teller...Sharon Woods.

Read More >

The Stations of the Cross are prayed after each weekday Mass. "It is a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from sins." 2 Mach 12:46 Completely helpless, the Holy Souls can do nothing. They are your friends and relatives, trapped in Purgatory. You ...

Read More >

Farewell Letter

Posted on January 03, 2022 in: General News

It has been a very quick two months since the announcement that Fr. Arockia and I were being reassigned.  Words cannot express the deep gratitude we have for all of the love that you have shown us in this time and during our service here in Claremont.  Many have expressed to us that we wil...

Read More >

Knights of Columbus Fr. Cote Assembly 1820 Spiritual Night - Monday, March 7th, 7:00 PM, St. Joseph Hall - Claremont.  Guest Speaker:  Deacon Jim Wilton.  Light refereshments included.  Open to all degrees and all parishioners.

Read More >

There will not be all-day First Friday Eucharistic Adoration in St. Mary Church on March 4th.  There will be Mass at 9:00 AM followed by Adoration until 10:00 AM.  There is a funeral Mass scheduled for that day in St. Mary Church.  There is also the potential for a change in First Fri...

Read More >

Praying for a Greater Respect for Human Life. Saturday, January 22nd, 9:00 AM. Mass and Rosary. St. Denis, Hanover. 

Read More >

Monday, January 10th, 7:00 PM. St. Mary Gym in Claremont.

Read More >