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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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.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION - Congratulations to Celeste Garrett who made her First Holy Communion on Sunday, June 16 during the 9:00 a.m. Mass.

BAPTISM - We welcome Roslynn Kristina Benet, daughter of Gabriel Benet & Ruth Welch, into the church through the Sacrament of Baptism the weekend of June 22/23. We extend congratulations and prayers to Roslynn and her family at this jouful occasion.

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.

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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.

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RCIA - There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall for anyone interested in becomiing a part of the RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) team.  Particular roles of the team, responsibilities and time commitments will be discussed.

The mission of the RCIA Team is to walk with and support those who seek to know the person of Jesus Christ and to enter into full communion in the Catholic Church.  Anyone interestred in this ministry is strongly encouraged to attend.  For more information, please contact Corinne Lorenzet at 860-684-2666 or through email at:  corlor@cox.net

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

The Combined Collection for World Charities Program commitment weekend will be held on June 22 and 23, 2019.  Please be as generous as your means and circumstances permit.

 

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