CHRISTMAS MASS SCHEDULE
(8:30AM & 10:30AM Sunday Mass as usual)
Christmas Eve 4:00PM & 8:30PM
Christmas Day 9:30AM
30 Jones Hollow Road,
Marlborough, Connecticut 06447-1141
Pastor, Fr. Alvin J. LeBlanc
Deacon William Gilles
Senior Deacon John W. McKaig
Parish Secretary, Heather Mancini
Coordinators of Faith Formation.
Family Faith Formation
Grade K,1,3,4,5 & 6
Grade 2, 9 & 10 Confirmation
Deacon Bill Gilles
Grade 7 & 8
Director of Music Ministry
The 2023 Parish Annual Collection Drive
The 2023 Parish Annual Collection drive is underway. Father Al is inviting all parish households to make a gift according to your means, to assist with ongoing operating expenses. The collection will also provide funds for repairs, maintenance and improvements to our parish buildings and grounds. Thank You!
PARISH OFFICE HOURS:
Monday-Thursday, 8:30am to 1:30pm
(Best to call first)
ARCHDIOCESE OF HARTFORD
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Sponsor Certificates, Marriages & Baptisms
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A huge thanks to Phil Schadtle (Mike’s brother), who donated his time and equipment last week to help us resolve a large issue with the water at the rectory. This included excavating around the well pipe and back filling. This was a much larger job than we thought. We could not have accomplished this so efficiently and quickly if it weren’t for Phil.
AHM’s 20th Annual Golf Outing. This award was in recognition of all the volunteer work he has done with AHM and for so many other individuals and entities in our community. We would also like to recognize all of Pete’s tireless volunteer contributions to St. John Fisher as a trustee, Minister of Communion, Men’s Group member, family man who does so much for our parishioners families, and so many more things he does for us.On July 21st, Pete Yorio was presented with the Howard Dean Memorial Volunteer of the Year Award. Mrs. Terry Concannon, the wife of the late Howard Dean, presented Pete with this award at the
Special thanks to all who regularly gather after 8:30 am Mass on the last Thursday of the month to make sandwiches for St. Vincent DePaul. With the financial support of the Knights of Columbus, the St. John Fisher community works to care for our brothers and sisters in Christ, one sandwich at a time. If your schedule allows, please consider joining us on August 31st im- mediately following daily Mass at 8:30 am.
Last month, you held a collection for gently used furniture and household goods to be used to furnish the apartments of our clients moving out of homelessness and into housing. Your drive completely filled our box truck and overwhelmed us with caring! The support you and your members have given to our organization, and our clients, is incredible and so very appreciated. We at Journey Home thank you sincerely for the generosity of your community.
Congratulation to the Zito, Magro, and Neumuth families.
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The Knights of Columbus 15734 of Saint John Fisher Church of Marlborough proudly awarded three $750 scholarships to graduating Marlborough seniors during mass on July 15th. The proud recipients are Samantha Margo, Diana Vito and Grace Neumeuth. Congratulations to everyone and best wishes in your future endeavors.
If you have a loved one for whom you would like to have the St. John Fisher Community raise up in prayer, please consider contacting our prayer line by calling one of the prayer line members mentioned each week in the bulletin.
You may also email the office at
Pope Francis has appointed Most Reverend Christopher J. Coyne, bishop of Burlington, as Coadjutor Archbishop of Hartford.
Archbishop Leonard P. Blair is the current archbishop of Hartford, and the appointment as coadjutor archbishop confers on Bishop Coyne the right of succession for the Archdiocese of Hartford.
Look at Jeremiah. He suffered for proclaiming his message of the coming Exile; and when it happened, he said it would last a long time. He was thrown into a cistern, filled not with water but only mud and left to die, called a traitor. Eventually he was rescued, but when Jerusalem was threatened, he was taken against his will to Egypt where he was rumored killed by own people.
Look at Jesus. He was rejected by his hometown and thought to be crazy by his own family. He was misunderstood by his apostles who were slow to get what he was preaching and were thinking their future would be filled with glory and power when he spoke of a coming kingdom. Jesus knew betrayal and his impending death was caused by the very ones to whom he wanted to give life.
You have created us for a definite purpose.
Grant us the grace to know the path You have planned for each of us in this life, and to respond with a generous "Yes."
Make my parish, my home and my heart frutiful ground for Your gift of vocations to the priesthood of Jesus Christ.
May our young men respond to Your call with courage and zeal.
Stir among them a desire and the strength to be good and holy priests.
We make our prayer for priestly vocations to You, Father, in the Holy Spirit, through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Mary, Mother of the Church, pray for us.
Saint Joseph, Patron of our Archdiocese, pray for us.
Blessed Michael McGivney, pray for us.
You are invited to make a card for a parishioner who is preparing to be an Airforce Medic. This young women received a bundle of love and prayers we sent her for Easter and she appreciated our kind words and prayers of support. We will be sending her a small packet in the coming weeks and invite you to once again participate. You can write out a message on the cards provided at the entrance of the church or bring home a card and return it the next week.
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