MASS TIMES

WEEKDAY (Monday - Friday):
8:00 am
No Mass on Thursdays.

WEEKEND
Saturday Vigil: 4:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am

ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, STAFFORD

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.

 

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WELCOME

 
FROM THE PASTOR'S DESK

SCAM - If you are contacted to obtain gift cards to benefit cancer patients in the hospital and use Father Peter's name, PLEASE DO NOT COMPLY.   This is a scam going throughout our Parish and the Norwich Diocese.

PARISH COUNCIL - The Parish Council will be holding a meeting on Tuesday, July 9 in the Parish Hall at 7:00 p.m.  All are welcome!

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION - Join us for Eucharistic Adoration on Sunday evenings from 6:00-7:00 p.m. starting on Sunday, June 30, 2019.  We invite you to come and spend some quiet time with the Lord each Sunday to prepare you for the coming week.  Also please mark your calendars so that you can attend a special Holy Hour for Vocations with Bishop Cote here at St. Edward Church on Thursday, August 8, from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

FUNDRAISING EVENTS

 

 

 

STAFF - (see Office Contacts and Hours for administrative information)

OFFICE CONTACTS AND HOURS

ST. EDWARD CHURCH
Phone - 860-684-2705
Monday thru Friday - 8:00 to 1:00 and 2:00 to 4:00
Email: stedwardparish@stedward-stafford.org

The Church Office will close on Fridays at 12:00 noon during the summer. Regular hours will resume after Labor Day.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 


RCIA - The RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) Program will begin in mid-September. RCIA is for those who are unbaptized, or who are baptized (in any Christian denomination) but who have not received the sacraments of Communion and/or Confirmation.  The RCIA process is designed to assist those who seek to know Jesus and enter the way of faith.

If  you or someone you know is interested in RCIA, please contact Corinne Lorenzet (corlor@cox.net or 860-684-2666) or call the Parish Office.  A member of the parish RCIA team will contact you with future information.

FAITH FORMATION - Parents/Guardians, please remember to complete and send in the Faith Formation registration forms for your children for the 2019-2020 Faith Formation year.  We need to have a form for every student registered.  If you have to copy the form, please feel free!  The deadline for registration is August 1, 2019 for the regular registration fee.  If the registration is sent in after that date, please include the $25 late fee.  Have a great summer!

BIBLE SCHOOL PROGRAM - St. Edward Church presents:  Swimming with Jesus a Vacation Bible School Program for students entering grades K through 4.  To register please fill out the online form:  https://forms.gle/z2DNaM9DMDMDsrr98  The program runs July 15-19 from 5:30 -7:30 pm.  For more information, contact Erica Bushior at 860-214-1078 or email ebushior@gmail.com  For students entering grade 5+, please contact Erica for more information., sponges (car wash size), and 4-5 gallon buckets.  

Vacation Bible School is in need of the following supplies:  crayons, sponges (car wash size), 4-5 gallon buckets, black construction paper (50 sheets), white construction paper (50 sheets), 1000 cotton balls, 20 cheap  paint brushes, 100 paper plates (using for two crafts), rainbow pipe cleaners (500 ct), Elmer's Glue, Bucket of regular Animal Crackers, 1 inch tissue paper squares (blue and green) and cellophane roll wrap..  There will be a bin set up at the entrance of the church.  Thank you for your donation.

BIBLE STUDY - The Bible Study meets on Thursdays at 6:30 in the Parish Hall.  We watch videos and then review questions from a workbook.  Everyone is welcome, even if  you just want to drop in and see what we are studying.  Contact Andrea Broer at: andrea@lincon.com

ALTAR SERVERS -  We are looking for young people, grade 3 or above and who have made their First Communion to volunteer to perform this very important ministry.  Training will be offered at a number of different times.  Please call the Parish Office at 860-684-2705 to sign up your child and select a day of training.  Thank you!

CHILDREN'S LITURGY PROGRAM - If your child is interested in participating in the Children's Mass which is held the 1st Sunday of every month, please contact Melanie Frye at 860-643-8195. 

DIOCESE OF NORWICH

 

 

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