News and Events

The following events are upcoming for the month of February/March.

ONGOING

Rosary – Tuesdays @ 6 PM in the Church; Saturdays @7:30 AM before 8:00 AM Mass

Confessions – Every Saturday, 3 PM-3:45 PM in the Church.

Pre Baptismal Classes – last Monday of the Month.  Please call Parish office to register.  Next meeting Monday, February 26, 2024.

Cans and Bottles – Ongoing.  Please drop off at Rectory Back Porch.  No glass!

Clothing Drive – Ongoing.  Please drop of at Rectory Back Porch.

Prayer Shawl Ministry – Takes place the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 12:30 and 6:00 PM in Church Hall.

Eucharistic Adoration of our LordEvery Friday 6:00 pm to 7:00 p.m. in the Rectory chapel.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Naugatuck Ecumenical Food Bank – has a great need for canned MEAT (chicken, hash, SPAM, etc.) also hot and cold cereal, sugar, condiments (ketchup, mustard, mayo, etc.), pasta, sauce, canned fruits and peanut butter.  Drop off boxes at all Church entrances.

New Day Bereavement Program – St. Francis is offering a 10 week program for those grieving the loss of a loved one.  This is an opportunity to share with others who have experienced a similar loss.  Through this process healing can begin.  Dates: Thursdays-6:30PM-8PM in Church Hall.  April 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th; May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd; June 6th.  Please call the Parish Center to register (203)729-4543 M-F 8:00-12:00Noon or Pat (203)723-8194 anytime.

National Eucharistic Congress – May 18, 2024 – 5:00-6:30 PM Pentecost Solemn Vigil Mass @ St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, Ct

                                                         May 19, 2024 – 7:00-8:30 AM Eucharistic Procession to Long Island Sound @ St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, Ct

For detailed information please go to: Overview ⋮ Seton Route – Archdiocese of Hartford ⋮ Blackthorn ⋮ Events

Feast of Corpus Christi Procession – Solemnity of the Body & Blood of Christ, Sunday, June 2, 2024 at the end of the 10:30 Mass.  Join Fr. John, Deacon Tom, Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors and Altar Servers in a short procession from the Church to the Rectory Porch with Benediction to end our Procession.  All who are able are invited and encouraged to participate.

 

Wedding Anniversary Mass –  June 9, 2024.  Anyone celebrating one or more years of marriage, even those parishioners who have lost a spouse, is invited to a commemorative mass with a blessing at 10:30 on June 9, 2024.  There will be coffee and cake immediately following in the Church Hall.  Please respond by filling out the form in the Bulletin or call the Parish Office at 203.729.4543.