Dear Parishioners, If you are like me, you are watching coverage of the current health crisis at all hours of the day and night. One can hardly escape news reports, commentary on the new reports, medical information, political commentary…it is enough to drive one to distraction! Having been so driven, I have found myself taking…

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Original post can be viewed at the info.missio.org website here. MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020 “God is your Papa; He isn’t a judge…I know that many of you go to Confession for Easter to meet with God again. However, many will say to me today: “But, Father, where can I find a priest, a confessor, because…

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Please follow the links below to view the final rehearsal for, and the actual, St. Louis Concert with our choir.  We hope they raise your spirits! https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_iFI-CWIsfY84jGBoqUTCzp2GT8Kqxbt https://drive.google.com/open?id=1SLO-ImUiFcqN8yFIVqhBpfffa7j89YUY

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Beginning Wednesday, March 25, at 7 pm, for nine consecutive evenings, the rosary and a novena will be broadcast on the diocesan website along with Pope Francis’ prayer to the Blessed Mother (download below).  The nightly Rosary can be found at https://zoom.us/j/257143915.  Participants are asked to click on the link at least five to ten minutes…

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The Fairfield Jesuit Community is streaming their Sunday Mass tomorrow (and each Sunday) at 11 am. The Daily Mass (M-F) and Sunday Mass are available via Zoom click here to view: https://fairfield.zoom.us/j/448025617 Bishop Caggiano is taping Sunday’s Mass for the diocesan website. It can be viewed beginning at 8 am throughout the day. The diocesan…

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A prayer, courtesy of Tom Roberts at NCR (National Catholic Reporter), witten by Cameron Bellm, a self-described “Writer of Prayers. Seattle mom and maker. Generally just bumbling around, thinking about God.” NPR Article: https://www.ncronline.org/news/opinion/ncr-connections/still-we-find-ways-connect

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There is an excellent article on the National Catholic Reporter website with containing numerous suggestions about movies that are easily available to view as a family. Check out the following link, choose a movie, make some popcorn and relax! A DIY edifying film festival for the social distanced and quarantined: https://www.ncronline.org/news/opinion/diy-edifying-film-festival-social-distanced-and-quarantined

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During this time of being home with our children, questions arise about how to continue to keep them interested in things religious. There are many websites that offer quality lessons, stories and videos that can serve to keep your child interested and informed. Several are listed below: Saint Mary’s Press – Resource Center: https://www.smp.org/resourcecenter/ Sadler…

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Dear Parishioners, During Lent, we generally commit to increasing our prayer, fasting and almsgiving. We might attend daily Mass more frequently, or the Stations of the Cross. Taizé Prayer might be our go to Lenten practice, or the rosary, or any number of methods of contemplation or meditation. In the uncertain days of this Lent,…

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Diocese of Bridgeport

March 16, 2020 BRIDGEPORT—Effective this evening at 8 pm, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano has mandated that all weekday and Sunday public Masses celebrated in the presence of the lay faithful are temporarily suspended in the Diocese of Bridgeport. The temporary suspension will remain in effect until Friday, April 3. You will receive a confirmation or revision…

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