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Saint Joseph Church in Rockville, CT
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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


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.

Parish Webmaster email

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

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 clip from Fr. Robert Barron

E-Books PDF Print E-mail

E-Books is a convenient new feature for all our Kindle and Nook e-readers. Choose from a large selection of contemporary and classic spiritual titles covering; biographies, Bible study, spiritual direction, history, youth topics and more.

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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 -


Holy Week Schedule


Live Stations of the Cross with The Youth Group

Friday, March 27th, 6 p.m. - Everyone invited !

Palm Sunday, March 29th


Masses - Sat. Vigil 4 p.m., Sunday - 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., & 11:30 a.m.

Monday & Tuesday, March 30/31 - Confession / Reconcilaition - 7-8 p.m.
Wednesday April 1st Confession / Reconcilaition - 1-2 p.m. & 7-8 p.m.

Video - 28 minutes - Personal Freedom

Holy Thursday April 2, - 6:45 p.m.  Mass of the Lord's Supper, with Children's Lily Procession.
(Parents, meet with your children in the Foyer before 6:45 p.m., thank you !)

- Followed by Prayer vigil / adoration starting at 9 p.m. and going continuously until Good Friday, April 3rd at 2 p.m.  Pck a time, bring a friend, take 15 minutes or an hour, whatever you can, sign-up sheet in the main foyer.

Video Clip - "Who Is Jesus, and What Makes Him Unique ?" - 5 minutes


Good Friday, April 3rd, - 3 p.m. Lord's Passion Liturgy. 
Divine Mercy Chaplet immediatley after the Service & Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. (both following the Good Friday Service)

Holy Saturday, April 4th - 12 Noon - 2 p.m. Blessing of Easter Food every 30 minutes.
All are welcome to bring all your Easter menu items in to the church for a blessing today !

* Divine Mercy Chaplet - 7:45 p.m.

Easter Vigil Mass - 8 p.m., April 4th, - Candle-lit beginning of Mass, with Baptism and Confirmation of Adults.

Easter Sunday Masses, April 5th

8 a.m. Mass (with Procession)

10 a.m. Mass, with Divine Mercy Chaplet following

11:30 a.m. Mass

Divine Mercy Sunday - April 12th, - The Sunday Following Easter

What's Mercy Sunday all About ?  Video - 4 minutes

Join us at St. Joseph's as we gather to conclude our nine days of prayer for Mercy, - 3 p.m.


Follow the link here for the Saint of the Day



New Organ Project

Click here for Photos taken during the transition from old to new !


The Season of Lent - Week 5

Also see our bulletin online (above) for more information on Lent.

Online Magazine -

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


Videos For Lent -

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


Lent - Week 5  -  Lenten Video Clip - 11  Minutes


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

Another Way to Pray with the Scriptures - Ignatian Contemplation - Fr. James Martin - Video Clip

10 Things You Need to Know About Jesus - Fr. James Martin SJ -  video clip, 4 minutes


"You Don't know (Fr.) Jack" - About Lent - Video clip - 4 Minutes


Pope Francis -  1 Minute Video Clip


Guide to Penance / Confession - USCCB


Fr. Barron - A Fresh look at  the Ten Commandments -- video - 13 minutes







** Bible Study **

Bible study continues each week on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. downstairs in the church Hall.  We are using the new series "Priest, Prophet, King" by Fr. Robert Barron. Bring your Bible and come on down !  For more information, call 860-871-1970.

Youth Group

Our high school aged youth group, "Carpenters 4 Christ" meets every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month, 12:30 - 2 p.m., inquire with our coordinator Tim Johnston @ 860.805.0477 for more info.

Also, visit the Youth Group page by clicking on "Ministries", and then, "Youth Group" above in the drop-down menu.




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" .


Vatican News


News -   St. Joseph Lighting Project - Phase One Completed

We thank Mike Ose of Orion Electric and staff for their good work !

Click here for photos or go to "Gallery" in the green NAV Bar above.



Features for March 2015 -


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 !


Visit our Gallery for the Following News & Parish Events -

1. Saints Day Mass - Sunday, Nov. 3rd, 2013

2. Day of Recollection / Retreat to Enders Island, Mystic, CT

3. Altar Server Commissioning





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.


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 -

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