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Saint Joseph Church in Rockville, CT
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St. Joseph church
ST. JOSEPH CHURCH
33 West Street, Rockville, CT 06066
(Please click here for directions)

Parish Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 9:30 AM - 12:30 p.m.
Phone: (860) 871-1970
email: info@stjosephct.org

 

Sunday Masses -

Sat. Vigil 4 p.m.,

Sunday - 8 a.m.( Polish & English homlies),
9:30 a.m.,

& 11:30 a.m.

Weekdays -
6:30 a.m. Mon., Thurs. & Fri. during school year
7:15 a.m. Morning Community Prayer, followed by Mass at 7:30 a.m. all year.

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NEW PARISHIONERS
Would you like to join our parish community ? Register in person at the Rectory office at your earliest convenience.

SICK CALLS
Anytime, day or night.
(James, 5:14)

For Mass times and news click on our -
Sunday Bulletin ( Scroll Down)

Welcome ! Learn more about our St. Joseph Parish Community by exploring our website !

 
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NEW - Parishioners and visitors are welcome to use this featured video to supplement your daily faith life. New selections will be added regularly.

The latest video from Fr. Robert Barron - Pope Francis' new Encyclical

The Journey Home, -

Clark Durant, a former Presbyterian turned Episcopalian, shares what finally lead him to the Catholic Church. Hosted by Marcus Grodi.

 - 60 min. with Q&A.

 

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Calendar of Events PDF Print E-mail



Sunday Masses

 

8:00 AM (in Polish with English Homily
9:30 AM
11:30 AM

 
 

Daily Masses
(Monday - Friday): 6:30 AM & 7:30 AM
(Daily community prayer at 7:15 a.m. -
- before Mass).

 
 

Saturday Mass
4:00 PM
(Vigil Mass)



Today's Readings for Mass

 

New ! Online Searchable Catechism

 

Upcoming Events / News -

 

Blessing of Backpacks & Coffee Sunday, October 2nd, 9:30 a.m.

Special 9:30 a.m. Mass for all students with their backpacks & CCD Teachers and then come down with the family and friends to the church Hall after Mass for some hot chocolate, tea or coffee and donuts, - spend a little fellowship time with friends before heading out ! 

Bible Study

Bring your Bible and join us every Tues. at 10 a.m. in the church Hall !



Cradle Fund Collection

 

This weekend, Oct. 1-2, there will be a collection to provide for needy, expectant mothers. Please use the yellow envelopes provided in your bulletin last weekend, or in the main foyer.  

 

Farewell Reception for Fr. Dominick


On Sunday, Oct. 9th after the 9:30 a.m. Mass join us downstairs in the church Hall to wish Fr. Dominick a prayerful farewell as he leaves us to start his new ministry !  Circle your calendar, see you there !
 
 
1st Annual Parish Family Pasta Dinner - Saturday, Oct. 15th, 5 p.m.

Hosted by the Ladies of St. Joseph, - all home made. Gluten-free pasta & meatballs will be offered, right after the 4 p.m. Saturday Vigil Mass !

For more information & reservations, see the girls after Mass in the main Foyer.

 

Explore the Sunday Scripture Readings

Every Thursday at 7 p.m., in the Convent building, bring your Bible and join us as we read and discuss the upcoming Sunday readings for Mass.  No registration needed, just come along, - see you there !

 

Please note -  6:30 a.m. & 7:30 a.m. daily Masses, with morning community prayer beginning at 7:15 a.m. Join us on your way to work or the gym !

 

 Year of Mercy -

Year of Mercy Local Pilgrimage Destinations - Photos

Nat
ional Shrine of Divine Mercy - Stockbridge, MA

 

Church Attendance Linked to Longer Life -  New Study - American Medical Association

 

1. Prayer, Contemplation Video Clips

I-phone / Android, Tablet users, a plan to get in good spiritual shape this year !

 

2. i-page / e-Books

For i-phone, i-pad, Android & Tablet users, - Videos, E-Magazines, Spiritual E-Books and much more.

 

 

2016 - Jubilee Year of Mercy

 

Year Of Mercy 2016 - News

 

Jubilee Of Mercy International Website

 

Jubilee year Of Mercy FAQs

 

8 Questions About The Jubilee Year of Mercy - Video

 

 

News from Around the World

 

NewEnglish Edition Vatican Radio - Weekend Program

News From Vatican radio 2016

 

Vatican Radio Youtube Channel - 2016

CAR (Central African Republic) Post-Papal Trip News

 

Youth Group News

We would like to invite all young people ( 18 years & older) to create a new Youth Group Leader Team within our parish.

For more information contact via email -  
Mrs. Christine Welton christinewelton@comcast.net .


Meeting are always on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Be a leader, be a mentor !

 

* New -  Pope Francis New Encyclical - "Laudato Si'"

Video Discussion - Ignatius Press


Video Overview - 4 Minutes

Encyclical Online -

 

 

Video - Who Is Jesus and What Makes Him Unique ?  - 4 Minutes

Traces - online international magazine, - get it on your phone & devices, - college / adult level reading.

 

Video Feature - A look at Thomas Merton 9 minutes - Fr. Robert Barron

 

How To Pray With The Bible / Lectio Divina - Fr. James Martin SJ - Video Clip

 

 

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Today's World News from Vatican Radio

 

 

Divine Mercy Devotion

 

Divine Mercy Novena - 6:30 p.m. Mondays, - (Note - NOT on Monday Holidays)

 

"I'm an avid fan of EWTN.."....  "One of my favorite shows, ...  is the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, which I love, and when I've had a very stressful day, I'll come home -I've got it taped, and Kay and I will both listen, put it on and just sit back, relax, worship, and in that time of reflection, meditation, quietness I find myself renewed and restored."

- Rick Warren, Baptist / Evangelical pastor of Saddle-Back Church, author of  "The Purpose-Driven Life" .


USCCB News


Vatican News

 

 

Features for October / November

 

Traces Magazine - International contemporary magazine featuring news and articles from around the world.

 

Sr. Eve Marie, Trappistine Monk, - a vocation Story

 

Pope Francis

 

Through The Year With Pope Francis - Daily Reflections

 

Only Love Can Save Us, Letters, Homilies & Talks

 

The Ear of The heart

 

Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks ( Columbia University Press)

Look for more selections on our E-Books page !

 

 

 

 

SJ1a

 

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Daily Mass
Don't forget ! Daily Mass at 7:30 a.m., - convenient for commuters before work and vacationers heading out for the day !

Featured Video Clip

Request a Mass
Have concerns in your life? Like to have the prayers of the parish community along with your own ? Request a weekday or Sunday Mass for your family, friends or personal intentions !
Call Kathleen at the parish office to schedule, 860.871.1970.



Ongoing


Daily Scripture Readings, text plus audio and video options.


* Book Rack - Features CD's, Pocket-Sized Bible Studies, Devotionals, Traces Magazine, and much more, -- Located by the Elevator, free items are marked.  All books are offered below Amazon prices, - compare.

Stop By This Week, while supplies last !

 

 

* Weekly Bread Collection for the Cornerstone Shelter / Soup Kitchen.
(Drop-off Box in main foyer).

 

* Monthly - First Weekend of the Month - Collection of personal-care items for the Cornerstone Shelter. Drop off items in the marked box in the foyer. Thank you !



* Divine Mercy Devotion - Every Monday, 6:30 p.m.

Every Monday, - except during winter storms, or major holidays etc.)

 

What is the Divine Mercy all About ?

 

* Thursdays, Holy Hour 7 - 8p.m. - Matt 26:40


Spiritual Renewal Prayer Group -

http://www.norwichdiocese.org/spiritual-renewal-services.html


Meets at St. Joseph's, Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.