Father Mark answers viewers' questions, and reads "The Donkey That No One Could Ride."
Now that the Archdiocese of Hartford has provided direction for parishes to reopen churches for public worship, we are busy behind the scenes preparing a parish reopening plan. Daily Mass resumes at SS. Isidore and Maria Parish on Monday, June 8 at 7:30 AM at St. Paul Church. Father Mark has more information in today's video, along with a reflection from St. Hildegard of Bingen.
Welcome to Mass for the Seventh Sunday of Easter from St. Paul Church, part of SS. Isidore and Maria Parish in Glastonbury, Connecticut. Please follow along with today’s readings here. Our music for today is as follows (BB = Breaking Bread 2020 Hymnal): Gathering: BB 169 At the Lambs High Feast Gloria: BB 909 Psalm Chant Alleluia Gifts: BB 171 Alleluia! Let the Holy Anthem Rise Holy Holy Holy: BB 912 We Proclaim Your Death: BB 913 Amen: BB 916 Lamb of God: BB 917 Meditation: BB 587 Christ Be Our Light Closing Hymns: God Bless America, followed by [...]
On Saturday, May 23, 2020, the Archdiocese of Hartford made the following announcement: "The public celebration of Masses in the Archdiocese of Hartford was originally suspended for the sake of public health. Now, with the lessening of pandemic cases, plans are being made to resume public Masses on weekdays at first, then expanding to Sundays while following public health guidelines. Guidance for parishes is being finalized and will be made public next week. We wish to thank you for your patience and understanding during this process." SS. Isidore and Maria Parish will keep you posted on these plans as [...]
Father Mark answers a doozy of a question from a young viewer, and shares prayers the Jesus that would have learned.
When we seek the voice of God, what are we listening for? Father Mark Suslenko shares his insights, with an emphasis on three important virtues: faith, hope and love.
Archbishop Leonard Blair dispenses obligation to attend Ascension Thursday Mass. Archbishop Leonard Blair has dispensed each and every Catholic in the Archdiocese of Hartford from the obligation to attend Mass for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, regularly a holy day of obligation. Anyone wishing to spiritually celebrate Ascension Thursday may find a list of online and broadcast options here: 6:30 AM: Salt and Light Media with Mass from the Chapel at Loretto Abbey in Toronto. Find the live stream here. 8:00 AM: EWTN with Mass from Our Lady of the Angels Chapel in Irondale, Alabama. Find [...]
Welcome to the replay of Mass for the Sixth Sunday of Easter from St. Paul Church, part of SS. Isidore and Maria Parish in Glastonbury, Connecticut. Please follow along with today's readings here: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/051720.cfm Our music for today is as follows (BB = Breaking Bread 2020 Hymnal): Gathering: BB 721 Alleluia! Sing to Jesus Gloria: BB 909 Psalm Chant Alleluia Gifts: BB 525 Prayer of St. Francis Holy Holy Holy: BB 912 We Proclaim Your Death: BB 913 Amen: BB 916 Lamb of God: BB 917 Meditation: BB 619 God of the Hungry Closing: BB 528 Let There Be Peace [...]
Connecting with Spiritual Purpose: Children’s Edition for May 15, 2020 – Feast of SS. Isidore and Maria
On this day celebrating our parish's patrons, SS. Isidore and Maria (who were farmers), Father Mark reads "The Seed Who Was Afraid to be Planted" by Anthony DeStefano.
In his weekly message, Father Mark reminds us of ways to create interior and exterior silence so we can better heard God, and talks about today as the feast day of SS. Isidore and Maria, patron saints of our parish!