Welcome to Saint Mary Parish


Click here for photos of our Choir.


Daily Mass in Summer

Each summer we celebrate our daily Masses
(Monday thru Friday) in the Chapel in order to
save on our air conditioning bill.
Masses in the Chapel will begin on
Monday, May 28 and continue until
Friday, September 28
.


Latin Mass for the Feast
of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Monday, July 16th
at 7:30 in the evening

Solemn High Mass in the
Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite
(Latin Mass according to the 1962 Missal)

 


2018 ~ 2019
Grades 1 thru 9
Each child must re-register every year.
New students must submit a baptismal certificate at the time of registration.
No students will be permitted to register until he/she is baptized.
Children who will enter grade 1 should begin formal religious education
at this time so that he/she can enter First Reconciliation and
First Eucharist class in grade 2.
Students enrolled in a Catholic school must attend First Eucharist and
Confirmation classes here at Saint Mary.

Click here to register.
Forms also available at Parish Center office.


Annual Catholic Appeal

   Our goal for the Annual Catholic Appeal this year is $400,000. So far we have received $376,684 from 261 families. Many thanks to those who have made a pledge or given a gift. (Click here to donate).
   If you have not yet responded to the 2018 Appeal, please reflect upon the importance of your support to ministry and outreach that relies upon the charity of the Diocese of Bridgeport. The challenge is immediate and far reaching, but the solution is within our reach! Your gift will be greatly appreciated and makes a difference in the lives of others.

 

Parish Calendar

Online Giving

Youth Group

Parish Photos

Directions


Feast of Corpus Christi


Hallalujah Chorus Easter Vigil


 Dear Friends in Christ,
   We have begun the Annual Catholic Appeal. As you know this appeal funds the good works of the Diocese of Bridgeport. The funds raised each year support Catholic Charities, Vocations to the priesthood, care of retired priests, and so much more. Your generosity is essential to the success of the Appeal and assists Saint Mary Parish in achieving its goal of $400,000.
   Each year I am overwhelmed by the generosity of those who help us reach our goal. I am grateful for their support and their sacrifice. It is my hope that this year those who have never given to the appeal will join us in making a gift of any amount. Those who are registered in the parish should have already received a request directly from the Diocese. If you have not received anything in the mail you will have the opportunity to participate in the Appeal during “in pew weekend” in the coming months or you may contact the parish office for assistance.
   Again, please be as generous as your means allow in order to make sure the good works of the Diocese of Bridgeport continue as we all do our part to be of service to the People of God in Fairfield County.
                                                                             Sincerely in Christ,
                                                                             Father La Pastina

View the Appeal brochure here.

 


Christmas Concert Solo

(Click on our VIDEO button to view more)


NEW Video Highlights of Our Pontifical Mass with Cardinal Burke



Make a Joyful Noise Unto the Lord!

   Our ADULT CHOIR is made up of volunteers and professionals who have a shared love of music and liturgy and are devoted to enhancing the worship of the parishioners through sung prayer.
In addition to singing every Sunday at the 10:30 Mass, the choir presents an annual Christmas Concert and sings for all the Solemnities and important Feast days of the church year. Rehearsals are on Thursdays from 7:30 to 9:30pm.
   Our YOUTH CHOIR is open to all children in grades 3 through 8. The program develops musical skills such as part-singing and vocal development, with an emphasis on learning the traditional music of the church. The youth choir sings at the 9:00am Mass every Sunday as well as at the annual Christmas concert. Rehearsals are on Thursdays from 6:00 to 7:00pm.
   Our CHERUB CHOIR is for children in grades K through 2. The program introduces music fundamentals and singing. The cherubs sing twice a month at the 9:00am Mass as well as at the annual Christmas concert. Children will rehearse on Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:00pm. Children in Grades K and 1 must be accompanied by a parent at rehearsals.   
   Our choir season runs from September to June. New members are always welcome! To register, click here.


Are you tired of using old-fashioned envelopes? Would you like to make sure your weekly donation helps your parish even if you're away? We can now accept donations through your Credit or Debit Card! You can also donate electronically from your checking or savings account! Easy online account setup!

For FAQs about Online Giving, click here.
For more details, click
here.


Visit these websites for additional coverage of our events
Society of St. Hugh of Cluny for a review of our Rorate Mass and the Epiphany Mass.
Visit New Liturgical Movement for added coverage of our Epiphany Mass.
Also at NLM, the Visit of the Relic of Saint John Vianney.

For coverage of our Pontifical Mass with His Eminence Raymond Cardinal Burke,
visit Society of St. Hugh of Cluny here.


Safe Environment Re-Certification
For Clergy, Religious Sisters/Brothers, Employees or Volunteers

     The Diocese of Bridgeport is renewing its commitment to and strengthening of our Safe Environment programs. Please click here for Bishop Caggiano's letter.
     If you attended a VIRTUS training in the past, you have an online account. Contact
Elva Giuliani, 203.869.9393, if you need instructions on how to access your account
or click 
here. If you're new to volunteering at St. Mary you will need to attend a live VIRTUS session. Click here for instructions on how to create a VIRTUS account and view upcoming classes.
     If you are a Lector, Eucharistic Minister, Usher, Catechist, Choir member, Homebound Minister or volunteer in any capacity, you are required to attend/renew your VIRTUS training, background check, and policy acknowledgments. 
     If you have any questions or need your password reset, contact Elva Giuliani at 203.869.9393.


We Want Your EMAIL Address!!

   We would like to start sending information about upcoming parish events via email. In order to do this we need to update our files and include the email addresses of our parishioners.
   Cards are provided on the tables in the vestibule of the Church. Please print clearly and drop the cards in the collection basket during Mass. Or click on CONTACT tab above and "Contact Us" us with the info. Thank You!


Devotions

Most Catholics know that May is the Month of Mary and October is dedicated to the Rosary. Many do not realize that the Church proposes different devotions for each month in order to assist us in our spiritual lives. Below you will find listed the devotion suggested for all 12 months.

January - The Holy Name and Childhood of Jesus
February - The Holy Family
March - St. Joseph
April - The Blessed Sacrament
May - Mary
June - Sacred Heart of Jesus
July - The Precious Blood
August - Immaculate Heart of Mary
September - Seven Dolours (Sorrows) of Mary
October - The Holy Rosary
November - Poor Souls in Purgatory
December - The Immaculate Conception


Broadcast of the Final Celebration Mass

​Bishop Caggiano's
Pastoral Letter

 


Miraculous Mary Statue

View our photos of the installation of the beautiful marble statue
of Our Lady 
of the Miraculous Medal donated by two very generous parishioners. Bishop Caggiano blessed the statue.

 

     

Daily Mass Schedule 

Monday thru Friday
7:00am and 12:05pm
Saturday 8:00am

Sunday Mass Schedule

7:00, 9:00, 10:30am,
12:15 and 5:15pm
Saturday Vigils: 4:00, and 7:30pm (Spanish)

Office Hours
Monday-Friday
9:00-3:00pm

Confessions - Saturday
2:45-3:45pm in Chapel
Baptisms - Sunday 1:30pm

Upcoming Events

 

 

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