Our parish Lenten Mission will be held March 18-22, beginning at the celebration of our weekend liturgies.  The mission will be presented by Bishop Paul Loverde, ordained a priest of the Diocese of Norwich and now Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Arlington.  The Mission talks will be given at the weekend Masses March 18/19 and will continue at 9am and 6pm March 19/20 and at the 9am Mass March 21st.

"Do You Still Not Understand?" (Mk. 8:21)
Journeying with Jesus from Blindness to Sight 
A Lenten Retreat of Renewal and Transformation 
Catholics today face challenges from every side -- whether it's our toxic culture or our own wounds, proclivity to sin, or the rise in mental anxiety and loneliness. With so much coming at us, how do we stay anchored each day in the reality of Christ's light, peace, and hope? This Lent, renew your walk with Christ by joining Bishop Emeritus Paul Loverde for a Lenten series of talks and times of worship that will provide you with the opportunity to:   
  • Reflect, through the lens of Scripture, on the reality of your own interior life, surrounded by our society's widespread "blindness" and darkness; 
  • Learn practical ways for you to lead your family and loved ones spiritually, toward Christ's light and hope;
  • Be strengthened by Christ's Real Presence during the celebration of Mass at the Saturday Vigil or on Sunday;  
  • Rest in Christ's presence during times of Eucharistic Adoration, and renew your life with Him.


Lenten Schedule

Fridays of Lent: 7:00pm: Stations of the Cross

Parish Mission: March 18-22

Palm Sunday Blessing of Palms and Procession:April 1/2:

Saturday Vigil: 4:30pm, Sunday 9:15am

Holy Thursday, Mass of the Lord's Supper: April 6: 6:15pm

Good Friday of the Passion of the Lord: April 7: 3:00pm

Holy Saturday, Vigil of Easter: April 8: 8:00pm

Easter Sunday: April 9: 9:15am













As we journey through another forty days of Lent, we are mindful not only of the sufferings and passion of Christ, but also those of so many of our sisters and brothers throughout the world: those suffering the effects of war, famine, drought, flooding, gang violence and so many atrocities that seem to plague us today.  May we hold them in prayer as we journey through Lent, that together we may share the glory of the resurrection.

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During these days of the 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!!

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At this late date, our parish still is in need of parents willing to facilitate faith formation sessions for our children if we are to hold sessions in the Parish Center.  If you are able to help in this way please call Nancy Rudek at 860-763-0348.

During this Advent season, our Faith Formation Office is collecting items for Caring Cradle in Stafford Springs.  Needed items are diapers, infant gowns, baby socks, bibs soap, bath towels, washcloths, crib sheets, etc.  Items may be dropped off at the Parish Center through December 19th.


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