The Pastoral Ministry office is located in the front entrance of our Parish Center. Our Pastoral Minister, Francesca Brandt, has office hours Monday thru Thursday from 9am-1pm. Francesca can be reached by calling the Rectory office at 413/786-8105 or by email. If contacting Francesca by phone please leave your name and contact information.
We are always in need of volunteers. Please visit or call Francesca if interested. Click HERE to send an email to Francesca.
ALL calls requiring a priest please call the Rectory office and speak with the Parish Secretary. Blessings and Peace!
BEREAVEMENT GROUP: If you have experienced any loss and are in need of Spiritual Consoling, please call the Parish Office at (413)786-8105 ext. 105 for a direct line to the Pastoral Minister, Francesca. Please leave your name, phone number with area code and your message for a return call. ALL calls are confidential.
For personal issues in need of consolation, please call me for an appointment. God Bless!
HOMEBOUND: If anyone is at home and unable to get to church, I'd be glad to bring communion to your home. Please call Francesca if you would like this service.
HERITAGE: Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion distribute the Eucharist on the weekends.
Rosary is said on the 3rd Friday of the month at 10:30am in the South building.
Rosary is said on the 4th Thursday of the month at 1:30pm in the West building.
Rosary is said weekly on Friday at 10:30am in the West building.
All are welcome to these Rosary devotions.
QUAIL RUN: Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion are doing a Prayer Service and distributing Communion on Wednesday at 10:00am. Call Francesca if you wish to be involved.
HOSPITAL VISITS: Please call the rectory office at 413-786-8105 if you have a family member admitted to a local hospital who is in need of a visit by Father Pierz. Followup in-home visits will be provided by Francesca.
FOOD GIFT CARDS: The parish has assisted 79 families with food gift cards in the past year. There is an ongoing need and we appreciate any gift card donations. Be assured that these families appreciate all you have done for them. Thanks and Blessings!
PRAYER SHAWLS: Many Prayer Shawls have been given out to parishioners who have been ill. Also, baby hats have been given to Mercy Hospital. The women in this group have been very generous over the past ten years. We give thanks for them.
HERITAGE WOODS: St. John's Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion volunteers visit weekly.