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Christmas Undecorating TOMORROW (1/12)

Posted by Amanda Bertrand (communications coordinator) on 1/11/23

Christmas Un-Decorating TOMORROW!   Due to the threat of winter weather next weekend we are going to change the date and time for un-decorating the church. We will meet tomorrow (January 12) at 6:00pm. Please consider volunteering your time and talent if you're able - thank you!

Bingo Volunteers Needed!!

Posted by Amanda Bertrand (communications coordinator) on 1/03/23

Our bingo nights are growing! Likely due to the fact that not only do we offer an awesome night of food and fun, but also that Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Waterbury no longer offers bingo.

That being said, we could use more volunteers.  The teams rotate ... Read More »

Statement from Archbishop Leonard P. Blair on the passing of Pope Benedict XVI

Posted by Amanda Bertrand (communications coordinator) on 1/03/23

At his passing from this world we pray for our former Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, commending him to the Lord’s mercy. He was a man of deep faith who exemplified both gentleness and strength, humility and courage—as demonstrated not only in his decision to resign the papacy, but ... Read More »

Thank you, John & John!

Posted by Amanda Bertrand (communications coordinator) on 1/03/23

Thank you to parishioner John Schieffer for fixing a 16-foot section of fence that had fallen in Father’s yard during the high winds we had before Christmas.

Thank you to another John for fixing a couple of tables in the hall.

As always, we appreciate all of our volunteers ... Read More »

Volunteers needed 1/14 to take down Christmas decorations!

Posted by Amanda Bertrand (communications coordinator) on 1/03/23

Time to take down the decorations!   As it always does, the Christmas season has quickly come to an end. We will soon be returning to Ordinary Time and will be taking down the Christmas decorations in our church. The poinsettias will be left for as long as they ... Read More »

Sewer needed for baptismal bibs!

Posted by Amanda Bertrand (communications coordinator) on 12/26/22

For several years, Angie Flamer, sewed and embroidered our baptismal bibs. Although Angie passed away several years ago, we have 4 of the bibs left that she made. We purchased some machine-made ones, but it is special to give our families a handmade one. 

Please call the office if you are ... Read More »

Christmas Letter from Father Gregory!

Posted by Amanda Bertrand (communications coordinator) on 12/20/22

View a Christmas letter from Father Gregory below!

Ministry Leaders Meeting 1/22

Posted by Amanda Bertrand (communications coordinator) on 12/20/22

A Ministry Leaders Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 12:15 pm in the Parish Center, following the 11:15 Mass.  

This will be a chance to catch up on recent parish events, discuss ministry needs and plans with the Stewardship Committee and socialize with other ministry leaders.  A ... Read More »

Scammers and Pranksters

Posted by Amanda Bertrand (communications coordinator) on 12/12/22

Whatever you want to call them, we are seeing an increase in fraudulent messages where people posing as Father Gregory, or other parishioners, and requesting a “favor”. Typically this favor is the purchase of gift cards. 

Any solicitations, (outside of volunteering or baked goods for an event 

Baskets for Babies Collection

Posted by Amanda Bertrand (communications coordinator) on 12/09/22

The Knights of Columbus Basket for Babies Collection begins Monday, December 26th, and will end on Sunday, January 22nd. New and unwrapped items can be placed in collection baskets which will be in the rear vestibule of the church. Items collected will be brought to Carolyn’s Place in Waterbury, ... Read More »