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 [...]
On the Second Sunday of Easter, we celebrate the Feast of Divine Mercy. This feast brings with at a timely and simple message, according to thedivinemercy.org, "The message of The Divine Mercy is simple. It is that God loves us – all of us. And, He wants us to recognize that His mercy is greater than our sins, so that we will call upon Him with trust, receive His mercy, and let it flow through us to others. Thus, all will come to share His joy." There are three simple steps to remembering the message of Divine Mercy: Ask [...]
JUST IN: Confessions throughout the Archdiocese of Hartford have been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak. ALSO: The stream of the Easter Vigil Mass at SS. Isidore and Maria on Sat., April 11th has been cancelled. Please join us for live streams of both Palm Sunday (4/5) and Easter Sunday services (4/12), both at 11:15 AM.
March 12, 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Our human vulnerability is very much in evidence today because of a serious threat to public health and well-being. The coronavirus is a cause of deep concern to us all. As a church we need to act responsibly, and the archdiocese has taken steps to comply with government directives and common sense by issuing directives to Pastors regarding things like worship and parish gatherings. As people of faith we also need to take to heart the spiritual dimension of this health crisis. For a proper orientation we can look to the [...]