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Don’t Fall Asleep Now! The Best Part Is Yet To Come!

It is difficult to stay focused and alert when we are tired.  It is safe to say that as we close one liturgical year and begin another, many of us are physically, emotionally and spiritually tired.  2020 has been quite a year.  While our liturgical year may have come to an end, our calendar year still has some time left before the numbers change again.  It has been a year of upheaval, surprise, change, turmoil, anxiety, fear, confusion, disappointment, disillusionment and detachment.  We have been forced to “die” to so many things these past several months: expectations, routines, celebrations, [...]

By |2020-11-22T19:55:56-05:00November 27th, 2020|Fr. Mark's Reflections|0 Comments

How Can I Donate to SS. Isidore and Maria Parish?

Your generosity supports the mission and ministries of SS. Isidore and Maria Parish. You can give in several ways:  In-person: Place your donation in the kiosk at the entrance of St. Paul Church. You may also drop your donation in the mailbox on the wall outside the parish office, also at St. Paul Church. Online: Make your donation safely and securely here. Mail: Send donations to SS. Isidore and Maria Parish, 2577 Main Street, Glastonbury, CT 06033 Your gifts help us to spread the love of Christ in our community, and beyond. Thank you for your generosity. [...]

By |2020-11-24T09:55:18-05:00November 24th, 2020|Announcement, General|0 Comments

Mass for the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe: November 22, 2020

Readings for this Mass may be found here. Music for this services is as follows (BB = Breaking Bread 2020 Hymnal): Opening Hymn: BB 722 - Crown Him with Many Crowns Welcoming: Gathered in the Love of Christ Gloria: Spoken Psalm: The Lord is my shepherd there is nothing I shall want Chant Alleluia Offertory: BB 390 - The Least of These Holy Holy Holy: BB 912 We Proclaim Your Death: BB 913 Amen: BB 916 Lamb of God: BB 917 Meditation: Instrumental Closing: Vocal piece written by Dr. Ken Nott, SS. Isidore and Maria Parish Director of Music [...]

By |2020-11-22T20:01:01-05:00November 22nd, 2020|Celebration of the Eucharist|0 Comments

SS. Isidore and Maria Parish 2020 Christmas Mass Schedule

Make a Reservation Christmas Masses at SS. Isidore and Maria Parish will be celebrated as follows: Christmas Eve (December 24) at 1 p.m. Christmas Eve (December 24) at 3 p.m. Christmas Eve (December 24) at 5 p.m. Christmas Day (December 25) at 9 a.m. All Masses above will be celebrated in-person at St. Paul Church. Each service will also be live-streamed for the benefit of those who would like to watch from homes or vehicles. Holy Communion will be distributed at the conclusion of each live Mass. Reservations are required to attend Christmas Masses in-person. Reservations are now open via [...]

By |2020-11-21T16:44:58-05:00November 21st, 2020|Announcement|0 Comments

Mass for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time: November 15, 2020

Readings for this Mass may be found here. Music for this service is as follows (BB = Breaking Bread 2020 Hymnal): Opening Hymn: BB 210 - Come, Ye Thankful People Welcoming: Gathered in the Love of Christ Gloria: Spoken Psalm: Blessed are those who fear the Lord Chant Alleluia Offertory: BB 663 - Parable Holy Holy Holy: BB 912 We Proclaim Your Death: BB 913 Amen: BB 916 Lamb of God: BB 917 Meditation: Instrumental Closing: BB 461 - Eye Has Not Seen For those unable to partake in Holy Communion today, please find here the Prayer of the Act [...]

By |2020-11-14T16:58:33-05:00November 14th, 2020|Celebration of the Eucharist|0 Comments

Donate to the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal

A Message from Archbishop Leonard Blair, Archdiocese of Hartford As we are all trying to navigate a new sense of normal during the Coronavirus pandemic we would like to THANK the more than 32,995 generous donors that have pledged over $8,485,500 to the 2020 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal, Growing in Faith, Giving in Love. To the extent that you are not adversely affected financially by the pandemic, please respond to the 2020 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal as best you can. Any gift, no matter the size, is truly appreciated and can make a significant difference. This weekend is Commitment Weekend, please give [...]

By |2020-11-13T17:04:55-05:00November 13th, 2020|Announcement, Archdiocese of Hartford|0 Comments

2020 Advent Reflection Series: Preparing Our Hearts and Minds for Christmas

Advent is the time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to anniversary of the Lord's birth on Christmas Day, and to His second coming at the end of time. That's why you are invited to step away from the stress that this season brings, and join your fellow parishioners for an Advent Reflection Series entitled Preparing Our Hearts and Minds for Christmas. During this Zoom-based series, you'll be led in Scripture, prayer and reflection by Jon Sozek, Director of Faith Formation, and Tammy Hewitt, Director of Evangelization and Discipleship. Sessions take place on three consecutive Tuesdays: December [...]

By |2020-11-14T10:46:04-05:00November 13th, 2020|Announcement, Faith Formation|0 Comments

Parish Advent Giving Program Begins November 21

The 2020 SS. Isidore and Maria Parish Advent Giving Program begins the weekend of November 21.  As a parish, we'll be collecting monetary donations to support those in need in our community who are served by the following agencies: St. Joseph Residence The Herbert T. Clark House Gilmore Manor St. Vincent de Paul Society  St. Elizabeth House My Sister's Place ImmaCare Homeless Shelter Donation envelopes are available at the exits of both churches. Please return your donation envelope in the offertory kiosk at the church entrances, or mail your donation to the parish office noting "Advent Giving Program" on the [...]

By |2020-11-22T19:31:02-05:00November 13th, 2020|Announcement|0 Comments

Mass for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time: November 8, 2020

Readings for this Mass may be found here. Music for this services is as follows (BB = Breaking Bread 2020 Hymnal): Opening Hymn: BB 54 - Wake and Sleep No Longer Welcoming: Gathered in the Love of Christ Gloria: Spoken Psalm: My soul is thirsting for you, O Lord my God. Chant Alleluia Offertory: BB 467 - The King of Love My Shepherd Is Holy Holy Holy: BB 912 We Proclaim Your Death: BB 913 Amen: BB 916 Lamb of God: BB 917 Meditation: Instrumental Closing: In Memory of You/Ave Verum For those unable to partake in Holy Communion [...]

By |2020-11-09T10:10:59-05:00November 8th, 2020|Celebration of the Eucharist|0 Comments
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