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A 2020 Election Season Message from Hartford Archbishop Leonard Blair

October 28, 2020 As Election Day approaches, various claims are made about the religious and moral aspects of voting. It seems that every four years the same questions arise with an increasing amount of tension and discord, mirroring the growing polarization of the country at large. Let me offer, as simply as I can, some fundamental Church teaching that I hope will be of help to you as a practicing Catholic in making your political choices. I believe that the Catholic people do not expect the clergy to engage in partisan politics or tell them for whom to vote. [...]

By |2020-10-30T20:09:20-04:00October 30th, 2020|Archdiocese of Hartford|0 Comments

Join your fellow parishioners for an online “Evening of Reflection” on November 23 at 7 p.m.

All are welcome to join their fellow parishioners on Zoom for another Evening of Reflection, on Monday, November 23 at 7:00 p.m. This free session is an opportunity to come together in fellowship and prayer as we prepare our hearts for Advent. The evening’s focus is to renew our awareness of God’s presence in our lives before the busyness of the holiday season takes over. The time we spend together will help ensure that this Advent is a time for rekindling our faith and rejoicing in the upcoming birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Saint Teresa of Calcutta asks, [...]

By |2020-10-29T12:56:32-04:00October 29th, 2020|General, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mass for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time: October 24, 2020

Readings for this Mass may be found here. Music for this services is as follows (BB = Breaking Bread 2020 Hymnal): Opening Hymn: BB 303 - Gather Us In Welcoming: Gathered in the Love of Christ Gloria: Spoken Psalm:Give the Lord Glory and Honor Chant Alleluia Offertory: BB 508 - Only This I Want Holy Holy Holy: BB 912 We Proclaim Your Death: BB 913 Amen: BB 916 Lamb of God: BB 917 Meditation: Instrumental Closing: BB 668 - Restless is the Heart For those unable to partake in Holy Communion today, please find here the Prayer of the Act [...]

By |2020-10-24T19:20:33-04:00October 24th, 2020|Celebration of the Eucharist|0 Comments

Mass for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time: October 18, 2020

Readings for this Mass may be found here. Music for this services is as follows (BB = Breaking Bread 2020 Hymnal): Opening Hymn: BB 713 - All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name Welcoming: Gathered in the Love of Christ Gloria: Spoken Psalm:Give the Lord Glory and Honor Chant Alleluia Offertory: BB 404 - God Be in My Head Holy Holy Holy: BB 912 We Proclaim Your Death: BB 913 Amen: BB 916 Lamb of God: BB 917 Meditation: Instrumental Closing: BB 408: Adoro te For those unable to partake in Holy Communion today, please find here the Prayer [...]

By |2020-10-17T17:13:40-04:00October 17th, 2020|Celebration of the Eucharist|0 Comments

Feet in Two Worlds

Isaiah eloquently reminds us of a most certain yet often forgotten truth about our Divine Master, “I have called you by name, giving you a title, though you knew me not. I am the Lord and there is no other, there is no God besides me.” Every human being is made in the image and likeness of God and each one bears a special name known only by God. God did not just create us as a bunch of random forms but as a unique child with a personality, soul and character shared by none other. He calls us [...]

By |2020-10-17T10:07:08-04:00October 17th, 2020|Fr. Mark's Reflections|0 Comments

Rediscover the Eucharist: A Pastoral Letter from Father Mark (October 16, 2020)

“There is nothing so great as the Eucharist. If God had something more precious, He would have given it to us.” - St. John Maria Vianney My Dear Friends: As we continue our journey through these challenging pandemic times, it is good to take a moment and reflect on our relationship with God, the Church, and the sacraments.  Of particular interest is the Sacrament of the Most Holy Eucharist and what this beautiful encounter means to us as faithful disciples of Jesus Christ.  Jesus said: “I am the living bread that came down from heaven; if anyone eats of [...]

EVENT CANCELLED: Advanced Planning: The Time to Think About the Future is NOW! 

Join the experts from the Catholic Cemetery Association of the Archdiocese of Hartford as they present a "Dignity of Life" seminar in the South Wing of St. Paul Church on Wed., Oct 21st at 2 PM and 6 PM. This program is successfully assisting seniors and their loved ones with elder care and the end-of-life planning. The goal of the 90 minute session is to provide educational and resource information in the areas of burial, funeral, and estate planning, and answer your questions! Refreshments will be provided. Advanced registration is required. For more information or to register, please call Melissa at the parish office: [...]

By |2020-10-20T11:58:41-04:00October 12th, 2020|Announcement|0 Comments

Mass for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time: October 11, 2020

Welcome to Mass for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 11, 2020) Readings for this Mass may be found here. Music for this services is as follows (BB = Breaking Bread 2020 Hymnal): Opening Hymn: BB 311: Table of Plenty Welcoming: Gathered in the Love of Christ Gloria: Spoken Psalm: I shall live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life. Chant Alleluia Offertory: BB 555 - Laudate, Laudate Dominum Holy Holy Holy: BB 912 We Proclaim Your Death: BB 913 Amen: BB 916 Lamb of God: BB 917 Meditation: Instrumental Closing:BB 313 - [...]

By |2020-10-10T17:08:44-04:00October 10th, 2020|Celebration of the Eucharist|0 Comments
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