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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.

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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 from Fr. Robert Barron - Pope Francis' new Encyclical

The Journey Home, - Host Marcus Grodi welcomes author, professor,  Holly Ordway - 60 min. with Q&A.


E-Books / i-Page PDF Print E-mail
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 -



New Fall Series - CATHOLICISM

Catholicism, a series of 10 programs created by the Rev Robert Barron STD, will be presented here at St. Joseph's Church beginning September 2015. Each DVD is approximately 1 hr long and one DVD will be presented on a monthly basis.


Catholicism, an Adult Formation Program, has been created to enhance and support the Church's mission to evangelize and teach the content of the Faith. The program explains not only what Catholics believe and why, but also displays in breathtaking, visual detail the richness of the Church's global culture.  Journey to more than 50 locations throughout 16 countries, be illuminated by the spiritual and artistic treasures of this global culture that claims more than one billion of the earth's people, -  learn what Catholics believe and why.

Fr. Barron has appeared on NBC, PBS, FOX News, CNN, and EWTN. His website,, has reached over 3.8 million people and his weekly YouTube videos have been viewed over nine million times. He has recently been appointed as auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, CA.
Mike Leonard, a veteran NBC Today show correspondent and acclaimed filmmaker, is the Executive Producer of this groundbreaking production.


In an attempt at making this free presentation available to the maximum number of parishioners, you are asked to complete the below survey.
Please complete the survey ( also available in the bulletin)  no later than August 31st and return your survey by placing it in the collection basket, or dropping it off at the rectory office.

Bring a friend !


Will you attend?   Yes____ No____

Preference of time and day: 4pm Sunday afternoons. Yes___ No___


Comments (Please suggest other times or day):


Thank you and God bless you!  - Fr. Krys

Annual Gigantic, Humongous MUM SALE

Don't forget, it's that time of year again, - our annual Mum Sale will take place the weekend of Sept 12- 13th after all Masses, - while supplies last. This event is again sponsored by our local Knights of Columbus.

Give a gift or dress your own yard up for Fall with some great color !, - circle the dates, don't miss it !!!

















American Red Cross and the Vernon Knights of Columbus Blood Drive

The Knights will be holding a blood drive here at St. Joseph Church Hall, on Saturday, August 29, 2015 8:00 AM- 1:00 PM., - plenty of parking available. The Knights will be on hand to provide escort and refreshments after blood donations.
Register at or walk-in to Donate Blood Sign up or stop by and Give the gift of Life!

Many thanks,
Tony Bifulco ( Vernon Knights of Columbus )



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

Video Discussion - Ignatius Press

Video Overview - 4 Minutes

Encyclical Online -


Photos from Sunday, June 14th, annual International Day Mass


Saint Joseph's Church celebrated our annual International Day on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at the 9:30am Mass.

To see photos, click on the nav bar on "Gallery" and then scroll down to "International Day 2015".


Photos & Video from Sunday, June 7th, Corpus Christi


Have a look at photos from the Mass & Outdoor Procession from Sunday, June 7th !  Click on the "Gallery" tab above, and click below for the video clip from the same day !

Corpus Christi Video Clip - from the Sunday June 7th, 9:30 a.m. Mass.



The Ladies of St. Joseph - New Parish Women's Group

Interested in joining  this active new Women's group ?  Please email us for more information,

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




















** 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



Features for August 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 !






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.