St. Edward the Confessor

Stafford Springs, CT

We are a faith-filled community serving the people of Stafford Springs, CT since 1868.  St. Edward is yoked with All Saints Church, Somersville.  Click here to link to the All Saints Church website.

 MISSION

The Parish Family of St. Edward The Confessor, a Roman Catholic faith community, strives to be the living expression of Christian faith in our worship and in our community by welcoming all who seek to enrich their relationship with our one true God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS' BREAKFAST BUFFET

This Sunday, September 28, the Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring a Breakfast Buffet in the Parish Hall from 7:30 - 10:00 a.m.  Pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, toast, hash browns, range drink and coffee, milk and tea will be served.  Stop by before or after the 8:00 a.m. Mass to enjoy a hot breakfast for the same low donation.  Real maple syrup is available at all breakfasts.

CLOTHING, BAKE and PERIOGI SALE

The Ladies Guild fall Clothing, Bake & Periogi Sale will be held on Saturday, October 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  This fundraising event will be held in the Church Hall. Homemade pierogies will be available for dining in or to take home, along with stuffed cabbage, corn chowder, delicious baked goods and gently used clothing items. Donations are gratefully accepted and can be dropped off the day before, Friday, October 3rd, at the Church Hall after 3:30 p.m.  We cannot accept any large furniture or appliances/electronics.  Please call Pat Saunders at 860-306-9419 if you have any items for pickup.  Please no early birds!

CRAFT FAIR

St. Edward Church will hold its annual Craft Fair this December 6 and 7.  If you are interested in joining our Craft Fair this year, email Jean Chenard at craftfair2002@yahoo.com  Prices for this year's Craft Fair are $50 for both days and $35 for Saturday only.  Spaces fill up fast so either call Jean at 860-684-7418 or email her at the above email address.

CHOIR MEMBERS

Choir members are needed in all sections.  Rehearsals are held on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for weekly choir masses, Holy Days, and other special celebrations during the year.  For further information, please call Lida Miller at 860-684-9194, or apply in person on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in the Choir loft.

MARRIAGE PREPARATION CLASS FOR ENGAGED COUPLES

God's plan for a joy-filled marriage class will be held October 3, 10, and 17, 2014 from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m., St. Joseph Church Hall, Route 97, Occum.  To register for the three-session class, call 860-889-8346 ext. 283.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will resume on Thursday, September 4, 2014.  Adoration is the worship of Jesus Christ present in the Holy Eucharist.  Our Adoration time is from 12:00 noon until 7:30 p.m.  We need two people per hour to commit to one hour a week during the Adoration time.  Please call the Parish Office at 860-684-2705 to volunteer for a time or for more information.

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Mass Times

St. Edward
Saturday Vigil: 4:00 PM (all year)
Sunday: 8:00 and 10:15 AM
St. Joseph Summer Chapel, Staffordville
Saturday Vigil: 5:30 PM (Memorial Day to Labor Day)

Office Hours

Monday thru Friday
8:00 to 1:00 and 2:00 to 4:00
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and major holidays

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