Welcome to Mass for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 27, 2020) Readings for this Mass may be found here. Music for this services is as follows (BB = Breaking Bread 2020 Hymnal): Opening Hymn: BB 718: At the Name of Jesus Gathering: Gathered in the Love of Christ Gloria: Spoken Psalm: Remember your mercies, O Lord Chant Alleluia Offertory: BB 614: Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service Holy Holy Holy: BB 912 We Proclaim Your Death: BB 913 Amen: BB 916 Lamb of God: BB 917 Meditation: Instrumental Closing Hymns: Panis Angelicus For those unable to partake [...]
Beginning Oct. 7th, Our Lady of Calvary will resume holding in-person retreats and classes. These will be half-day, day-long or evening events, held at their Farmington retreat center with COVID-19 protocols and health screenings in place. For more information on both in-person and virtual offerings, please visit their website.
Welcome to Mass for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 20, 2020) Readings for this Mass may be found here. Music for this services is as follows (BB = Breaking Bread 2020 Hymnal): Opening Hymn: BB 582: Companions on the Journey Gathered in the Love of Christ Gloria: Spoken Psalm: The Lord is Near to All Who Call Upon Him Chant Alleluia Offertory: BB 517: Litany for the Earth Holy Holy Holy: BB 912 We Proclaim Your Death: BB 913 Amen: BB 916 Lamb of God: BB 917 Meditation: Instrumental Closing Hymn: BB 520: The Eyes and Hands [...]
During these trying days, especially when many feel isolated and alone, it’s important to have various ways to connect spiritually with our parish family.That's why we are inviting you to join your parish community on Zoom for An Evening of Reflection on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 at 7 PM. It will be led by Tammy Hewitt, parish director of evangelization and discipleship. This evening will be an opportunity to put aside our stressors and distractions as we spend time together in prayer and reflection. The session will be one-hour maximum and while any thoughts or comments will be welcomed, there is absolutely [...]
Father Mark talks about maturity and immaturity in both adults and children, with 1 Corinthians 13:11-12, as a starting point. "When I was a child, I used to talk as a child, think as a child, reason as a child; when I became a man, I put aside childish things. At present we see indistinctly, as in a mirror, but then face to face. At present I know partially; then I shall know fully, as I am fully known."
September 2020 With the fall season upon us, I truly hope that this letter finds you well. As we know all know, 2020 has brought unprecedented challenges to every aspect of our lives. We continue to meet these challenges using our faith and creative resources, which allow us to negotiate what each day brings. While change is a part of our lives, we also need the stability and focus that our traditions and institutions provide. The changing seasons also remind us to take the opportunity, every day, to savor all of the beauties God places before us and [...]
As of Saturday, September 26, 2020, the time for Exposition and Adoration of the Holy Eucharist at St. Paul Church will change. It will now take place each Saturday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Please feel free to participate in adoration at St. Paul Church during that time. Standard social distancing protocols remain in place. Please wear a mask. Exposition and Adoration of the Holy Eucharist will also be lived-streamed each Saturday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
For many years, volunteers from SS. Isidore and Maria Parish have worked to support ImmaCare Inc., a Hartford-based organization performing homeless outreach and support for some of our poorest neighbors. As ImmaCare's mission continues in these times of economic unpredictability, the need for volunteers to continue this partnership is crucial to ImmaCare's continued success - and ultimately the success of the clients they serve. Volunteers from our parish are needed to assist with the following: Group Meals for Delivery to ImmaCare: Coordinated by George Jachimowski, groups of volunteer parishioners are encouraged to create meals in the kitchen at St. [...]
SS. Isidore and Maria Parish will hold the annual pet blessing on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 at 11:30 AM at the gazebo outside of St. Paul Church. This event is RAIN or SHINE! Pets of all sizes, shapes and species are welcome. All animals must be leashed, crated or caged, and under the control of their owners at all times. Owners: standard social distancing rules with other humans applies. Please wear masks! Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the annual pet adoption event held in partnership with our neighbors at St. James Episcopal Church in Glastonbury has been POSTPONED until Oct. 2021. [...]
Welcome to Mass for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 13, 2020) Readings for this Mass may be found here, Music for this services is as follows (BB = Breaking Bread 2020 Hymnal): Opening Hymn: BB 593 - Praise to you, O Christ, Our Savior Greeting: Gathered in the Love of Christ Gloria: Spoken Psalm: The Lord is kind and merciful, slow to anger and rich in compassion Chant Alleluia Offertory: BB 437 -O God, You Search Me Holy Holy Holy: BB 912 We Proclaim Your Death: BB 913 Amen: BB 916 Lamb of God: BB 917 Meditation: [...]