This Sunday, October 4th !! - Blessing of Backpacks !
Fr. Krys invites all for the annual "Blessing ofStudents, CCD Teachers & Backpacks" - at the 9:30 a.m. Mass,
Followed by -Coffee / Cocoa & Donuts downstairs - all are invited !
* * All participants please meet downstairs at 9:15 a.m. - before Mass, - see you there !!
New Fall Series - CATHOLICISM
When - Monthly
Catholicism, a series of 10 programs created by the Rev Robert Barron STD, will be presented here at St. Joseph's Churchbeginning September 2015. Each DVD is approximately 1 hr long and one DVD will be presented on a monthlybasis.
Watch the bulletin for details ! See you there, - Bring a friend !
Fall Bible Study -
Join us as we study the Acts Of The Apostles, starting again on Tuesday, Sept. 15th, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.in the church Hall.
Circle the date, bring your Bible and join us for interesting study and fellowship !
Pope Francis - Visit to The United States
If you missed anything, or would like to revisit certain events, use these links -
Annual CT Catholic Men's Conference - Saturday, October 24th
We invite all the men of St. Joseph parish to attend the Annual CT Catholic Men's Conference on Saturday, October 24th, at Goodwin College in East Hartford, CT. Doors open at 8 a.m. and it concludes with Mass at 4 p.m. Hundreds of men from across the state attend this event every year. Ticket price is $40. per adult, students $25. and includes a boxed lunch.
Keynote speaker will be nationally known author / speaker Patrick Madrid. For more information and to purchase tickets online go towww.ctcatholicmen.org
See you there !!
Dr. Scott Hahn - Saturday October 10th, 9: a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Cathedral of St. Patrick, Norwich
Call - 860-303-0513 for info. $10. students, $ 20. Adults - Light Lunch included
* New - Pope Francis New Encyclical - "Laudato Si'"
Divine Mercy Novena - 6:30 p.m. Mondays, - (Note - NOT on Monday Holidays)
"I'm an avid fan of EWTN..".... "One of my favorite shows, ... is the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, which I love, and when I've had a very stressful day, I'll come home -I've got it taped, and Kay and I will both listen, put it on and just sit back, relax, worship, and in that time of reflection, meditation, quietness I find myself renewed and restored."
- Rick Warren, Baptist / Evangelical pastor of Saddle-Back Church, author of "The Purpose-Driven Life" .
Request a Mass Have concerns in your life? Like to have the prayers of the parish community along with your own ? Request a weekday or Sunday Mass for your family, friends or personal intentions ! Call Kathleen at the parish office to schedule, 860.871.1970.
* Book Rack - Features CD's, Pocket-Sized Bible Studies, Devotionals, Traces Magazine, and much more, -- Located by the Elevator, free items are marked. All books are offered below Amazon prices, - compare.
Stop By This Week, while supplies last !
* Weekly Bread Collectionfor the Cornerstone Shelter / Soup Kitchen. (Drop-off Box in main foyer).
* Monthly - First Weekend of the Month - Collection of personal-care items for the Cornerstone Shelter. Drop off items in the marked box in the foyer. Thank you !
* Divine Mercy Devotion - Every Monday, 6:30 p.m. Every Monday, - except during winter storms, or major holidays etc.)