"Lord send forth your Spirit and renew the face of the earth"
As the Church slowly moves into Ordinary Time, we are all too aware that this time is anything but ordinary. Nothing is as it was, and probably never will be again, including the way we gather and celebrate the Eucharist.
While Bishop Cote has slowly begun allowing daily Mass to be celebrated no earlier than June 8th, no date has yet been set for when we will begin gathering here at All Saints. I have begun meeting with my Advisory Council to establish the appropriate implementation of our diocesan guidelines, which also are in compliance with the guidelines issued by the state of Connecticut. When we are as sure as possible that these guidelines can be well implemented an opening date will be announced. Note, however, that our celebration of the Mass will be different than it was when last we gathered. All changes that will be in place will be announced prior to our re-opening date so everyone will be aware of what to expect and can plan accordingly. An important point to remember, of course, is that everyone still is being asked to stay at home, especially those in categories deemed most at risk. My hope is that everyone will take this very seriously, and act upon the church's teaching to respect the life of all, especially the most vulnerable. We are, after all, pro-life people. It is important now that each of us acts upon this belief.
During these difficult days, we continue to pray for our sisters and brothers throughout the world, especially those most affected by Covid 19 and the violence that is occuring across our country.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
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A JOB WELL DONE!
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CONTRIBUTED TO THIS PROJECT!
THE CELEBRATION OF SUNDAY MASS WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED FROM ST. BERNARD CHURCH IN ROCKVILLE AT 10AM SUNDAY MORNINGS. ALSO, VISIT THEIR WEBSITE (BLESSEDSACRAMENTCT.ORG) FOR THE SCHEDULE OF WEEKDAY MASSES.
During these days of pandemic our parish needs your donation more than ever. Although Mass is not being celebrated publicly and we are unable to gather as a community of believers, we still need to maintain the parish and pay all of our bills. To make a donation click on the image above or the link below and fill in the form that will appear. If you would prefer, please send a check to the rectory. All donations will be recorded for tax purposes. Thank you very much for your continued support of our parish!!
TANK REPLACEMENT CAMPAIGN
We are very grateful for the very generous donations we have received in response to our parish appeal to replace our parish oil tanks, as required by the state of Connecticut. If you have not yet had a chance to donate to this appeal, please click on the image above (and type "oil tanks" in the comment box) or mail your check to the parish office.
Please remember that, thanks to a very generous benefactor, matching grants will be made for donations up to $350.00, with a $10,000.00 limit.
Thank you very much!
Everyone is welcome to join us at All Saints Church for the celebration of the
Our Rectory Office is at 25 School Street in Somersville. The office is open Mon-Fri 8:00AM to 3:00PM. Please check the bulletin (under the Publications tab) for holiday and Holy Day closings.