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.

Welcome to St. Edward's website.  Please contact the office if you have any suggestions or changes for the website.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

INSTALLATION OF ST. EDWARD'S NEW PASTOR

Fr. Roland C. Cloutier will be installed as Pastor of St. Edward Parish by Msgr. James Carini, Dean of the Tolland Deanery, at 10:15 Mass on November 16, 2014.  A reception will follow in the Church Hall.

HALLOWEEN QUARTER AUCTION

St. Edward School is hosting its first Halloween Quarter Auction on Friday, October 24th.  Trick or treat to our awesome vendor tables that night and then join in the Quarter Auction.  Doors open at 6:00 PM and the Quarter Auction starts at 7:00 PM.  All adults/children that come in their costume (complete costume required) will get in free.  For non-costumer guests, admission is one non-perishable food item per adult/child for Safe Net Ministries. 

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BREAKFAST BUFFET

The Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring a Breakfast Buffet in the Parish Hall from 7:30 - 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 26, 2014.  All of the regular items will be available:  pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, toast, hash browns, orange drink and coffee, milk and tea.  Real maple syrup is available at all breakfasts.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COLLECTION FOR THE TROOPS

The Knights of Columbus Collection for the Troops is continuing until the weekend of November 1.  Please be generous to those who are protecting our country and national interests.

DIOCESAN PRO-LIFE MASS

The Diocesan Pro-Life Mass will be held a the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich on Saturday, November 1st at 8:30 a.m.  Please join celebrant Rev. Brian Romanowski as we pray to end abortion and for the healing for those who have had an abortion.  Following the Mass, the Rosary will be prayed both at the Cathedral and Planned Parenthood.  A brunch in the Cathedral Hall will follow the Rosary this month.

MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER WEEKEND

Rediscover each other with a heart-to-heart Marriage Encounter.  To register for the November 7-9 weekend in Manchester or for information, call 860-376-0440.  www.wwme.org

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAS ANNUAL BAZAAR

The Catholic Daughters will be holding its Annual Bazaar on Saturday, November 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall.  The country store, baked goods, raffles, handmade Christmas items and tag sale items will be available.  Luncheon (take out available) includes stuffed cabbage, hot dogs, ziti, etc.  Donations accepted, but no clothes or furniture.  For further information, please call Arline at 860-684-7181.

ST. EDWARD SCHOOL ANNUAL GOODS AND SERVICES AUCTION

Don't miss the 17th Annual Goods and Services Action to benefit St. Edward School, Saturday, November 15th.  Preview at 5:00 PM, bidding started at 6:00 PM.  Please contact the school office at 860-684-2600 or via email at stedwards.school@snet.net if you have an item you'd like to donate.  We're looking forward to a great event.  Hope you can join us!

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.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 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.

ALL SAINTS YOUTH MINISTRY BOTTLE COLLECTION

All Saints Youth Ministry is collecting returnable bottles and cans towards its funds for future retreats and mission trips.  Please leave clean returnables in the All Saints Church basement.  Thank you!

Mass Times

ST. EDWARD
Weekday (Monday - Friday): 8:00 AM
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)

ALL SAINTS
Weekday (Monday - Friday): 7:00 AM
Saturday Vigil: 4:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 and 10:00 AM

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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