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
Baptism and/or Confirmation
Sponsor Certificates, Marriages & Baptisms
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Bulletin Announcement Deadline
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Watch carefully then how you live, not as foolish persons but as wise, making the most of the opportunity, because the days are evil.
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Any Parishioner wishing to make a financial contribution to the teen summer service projects, including the care package and projects benefitting citizens in Marlborough and beyond can drop donations in the wooden box at the back of the church or place them in an envelope marked teen projects. Your support is greatly appreciated.
If you love music and singing, The Summer Singers may be just for you. We meet on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:00PM at the church, until the choir starts in September. This is a social activity so we’ll be singing both secular and church songs. The music is mostly from the late 60’s, 70’s and a few beyond; popular, country, and folk. Bring your musical instruments if any, or just bring your voice. There’s no commitment, so come when you can. We use mostly leadsheets with lyrics and guitar chords so you don't have know how to read sheet music.
Are you in 4th grade or older and looking for a way to become more involved in the St. John Fisher community? We invite you to consider joining our altar serving ministry. Adults are also welcome to join. This is a wonderful way to not only learn about your faith, but to participate in the Mass in a special way. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact the parish office at 860-295-0001.
The Pollinator Garden, which will be dedicated to Father Sas, is coming to life. We have a limited budget and are looking for help. We are desperately seeking Susans (aka Black-eyed Susans), Red Bee Balm or Wild Bergamot Monarda, and Cardinal Flowers. Also in need of native shrubs, including Clethra, Fothergilla, and Virgina Sweetspire. Helping hands are also much appreciated, and we will teach you. Plants can be dropped of at the Pollinator Garden, which is located behind the Prayer Garden. Please reach out to Donna Sawan at
Congratulations to all our recent graduates and their families, particularly their parents who have guided, embraced, supported, and loved their sons and daughters into adulthood. May the foundation they have helped build support these blessed young men and women as they journey forward!
Psalm 119:105 “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”
The Lector Ministry is a wonderful way to get involved, give back to the parish and, most importantly, share God’s word. Readers are trained and serve once or twice a month at a Mass he/she generally attends. Please consider joining this wonderful ministry of the word.
Contact Julie Groene at
All are invited!! Want to know more?
“.. The doors are opened wide for you to enter the Church.”
To persons searching for God, Self and Church, And to Catholics who have been away from the church for a while.
We’re looking forward to beginning RCIA sessions in September. These discussion sessions are designed to provide in-depth, adult catechetical education and general information on the Catholic Faith and Catholic Church, in a process known as RCIA (the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults). Please call Jim Castellani, RCIA Coordinator,
Hello, Welcome and Consider Being a Greeter at Mass!
The Greeter Ministry ensures that all parishioners experience a warm and friendly hello. Greeters also pass out the bulletins at the end of the Mass. All ages are welcome to volunteer; this is a great opportunity for parents and children to do together. If you like to smile and give a warm hello, you are qualified!
Contact Julie Groene at
Take a moment to visit the library display in the vestibule which features selections on our Blessed Mother Mary available from our parish library. As spring explodes around us, we invite you to check out a book from the library as a way to explore, deepen and enhance your faith.
Congratulations to our second grade First Communion Class as they received the beautiful Sacrament of First Communion receiving Christ more fully through the Eucharist. May we all approach the altar with the same sense of wonder, awe and enthusiasm that this special group exhibited during their mass.
Jacob A., Colton B., Abigail B., Andrew B., Gianna B., Gage B., Luke C., Amelia D., Miles F., Victor G., Adam M., Mila M., Melody M. and Eli S.
The church vegetable garden will be starting its 10th growing season soon, and helping at the garden is open to anyone. No garden experience is necessary, just enthusiasm to help others. We will begin in a few weeks. We meet on Mondays at 5pm. Although the garden is small, we have grown and donated over 2,500 lbs. of fresh produce for the Marlborough Food Bank since our beginning in 2014. We could use help with weekly watering and the growing of the produce. Please reach out to Peg Filloramo at
As you start to plan your spring vacations, please know that the Confirmation community continues to collect hotel size personal care items. We use these items to make personal care bags for shelter clients. All items can be left in bags on the tables by the entrances to the church. Many thanks for your continued support.
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