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Recall that in order to protect your privacy (HIPAA rules), it is no longer a regular practice for healthcare facilities to notify your church or priest that you are in the hospital unless directly instructed to do so by you or your family. Yet we know how important it is for you to have spiritual and sacramental support while hospitalize...

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Nuestra parroquia estas buscando a hermanos que están interesado en ayudar con ministerios en nuestra Iglesia currently. Todos los servicio que necesitamos ayuda en están puesto abajo. Por favor hermanos anotarse para que podamos ayudar con la organización y la evangelización de nuestra parroquia Cualquier ayuda que puede ofrecer...

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Posted in: St. Mary
Greeters Needed!
A fundamental ministry for communities of welcome is that of greeter. In some cases, ushers who take up the Sunday collection also function as greeters. However, ushers do not always have the particular skills that are needed to stand at, or outside, the door to greet people warmly. So, we are inviting parishioners to take up thi...

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All of us are looking to live the Catholic life as richly and joyfully as we can. There are plenty of us who need a little help, or maybe some “catchup” to come to Catholic practice or to receive the sacraments. We have a way to catch up called the R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults). It is flexible and easy to t...

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Dear Parishioners: Recently I postponed a scheduled parish pastoral council meeting (scheduled for Nov. 8) because events in our parish were happening faster than I could effectively bring them to the table for a calm "long view". I judged it better to keep you all informed first and very soon to enter into consultations. Her...

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Posted in: St. Joseph
Please, familiarize yourself with our Annual 2018 Raport for St. Mary parish. Clicking with the link below will redirect you to the Raport. St. Mary 2018 Annual Report
Posted in: St. Mary
Please, familiarize yourself with our Annual 2018 Raport for St. Joseph parish. Clicking with the link below will redirect you to the Raport. St. Joseph 2018 Annual Raport
Posted in: St. Joseph
Please, familiarize yourself with our Annual 2018 Raport for Ss. Peter and Paul parish. Clicking with the link below will redirect you to the Raport. Ss. Peter and Paul 2018 Annual Raport
Are you grieving from an Abortion? Trust in the mercy of God’s love. Consider these words from St. John Paul II to those suffering be-cause of abortion: “The church is aware of the many factors which may have influenced your de-cision, and she does not doubt that in many cases it was a painful and even shattering decision. The...

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At Sts Peter and Paul’s visit our website, www.jnccfaith.org Feb.24th and March 10th
This devotion is a wonderful prayer by which we join ourselves to Christ, Our Lord, who overcame sin and death by suffering and dying for us all. Plan to join us on the Fri-days of Lent:               10:00 a.m. Mass and Stations (Haitian) at St. Mary’s          ...

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Next Sunday, the Disciples of Mercy at the cluster churches of St. Joseph, St. Mary and Saints Peter and Paul will again collect non-perishable foods for the St. Peter and Paul Food Pantry. The collection will occur on the first Sun-day of each month at St. Joseph and St. Mary Churches. Parishioners at Saints Pe-ter and Paul Church can co...

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Meet Dieufait Jean Pierre and his son, Kensley. Dieufait has come from Haiti to care for his wife, Jozelaine who is, in a sense trapped in Backus Hospital. You can see their full story on our parish web - page. Joselaine has suffered an infection that put her in a coma for two months and developed into a life-threatening sepsis. Against t...

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Únase a los feligreses de San José en oración en su fiesta de su santo patrón, San José este martes por la noche, el 19 de marzo:  • 7:00 pm. Santa Misa  • Adoración hasta las 9:00 p.m. 

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Posted in: St. Mary
  Quisieras ser un mejor padre, o una mejor madre? Participa en estos 4 talleres, domingos 17,24,31 de Marzo y 7 de abril despues de misa y durante la hora del catecismo. de 11am a 12pm en el salon de la Iglesia Santa Maria. donativo voluntario. 

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Posted in: St. Mary
  ¡Por favor únete a nosotros!  Un festival internacional de comida: Ayuda para la familia Jean Pierre  Domingo , entre las 11:30 a.m. y las 3 p.m.  Iglesia de Santa María  Donaciones voluntarias aceptadas para Jozelaine y su familia.  ¡Muchas gracias a los excelentes chefs gourm...

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Posted in: St. Mary
  A reminder: if you have not turned in your commit-ment paper to the mission of our church do so as soon as possible!  Right now our parish has particular needs. Maybe you can help:     Lectors and Eucharistic Ministers  Acolytes (that is, altar servers, both young peo-ple and adults welcome...

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  March 10th and 24th CCD Classes after 10am Mass  Confirmation Classes at 3pm Lifeteen at 5pm at the parish hall. 
  Join the parishioners of St. Joseph’s in prayer on their feast of their patron saint, St. Joseph this Tuesday evening, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. Holy Mass  Adoration until 9:00 p.m. 

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Posted in: St. Joseph
  Lent: A Time for Confession!  The confession schedule in our parishes is: Ss. Peter and Paul,  Saturday’s from 6:30pm–7:00pm.  St. Joseph Saturday’s from 3:15pm - 4:00pm. St. Mary Saturday’s from 3:15pm - 4:00pm.   Also, there will be a special confession time in our ...

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This Lent our focus is on our call to become an evangelizing Church. Essential to that process is our prayer for God to lead us and strengthen us. I invite you to join Fr. Tomasz and me in pray-ing at all Masses this Lent for the Holy Spirit to lead us powerfully. A prayer for the new evan-gelization will be found inside our song books an...

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On Thursday, March 21, join in praying with Bishop Cote during a Eucharistic Holy Hour for Vocations. This month the holy hour will be at St. Mary Church, Baltic from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Come pray for those who are called to priestly or consecrated religious life. Pray for our semi-narians and those in the process of applying to the di...

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Take a look at the information and prayer packet that comes with your rice bowl.  In Uganda, we encounter Annet, a 16 year-old or-phan who fled her native South Sudan and now cares for her three younger siblings. Reflect on the terrible circumstances of millions of refugees throughout the world today. Visit crsricebowl.org for mor...

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The CCD Program is requesting donations of candy for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Individually wrapped candy is suggested .  Thank you !
Please join us!  An International Food Festival: Help for the Jean Pierre Family Sunday Afternoon, between 11:30a.m. and 3 p.m.  St. Mary Church Hall. Free-will donations accepted for Jozelaine and her family  Many thanks to fine gourmet chefs from our three par-ishes who are preparing foods with the flavors o...

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During the last meeting of St. Joseph's Rosary Society, which was held on Saturday, February 9, 2019, Elaine Kempesta, its president, proposed a wonderful idea of installing two benches at the statue of The Blessed Virgin, in order to allow a place of rest for prayer and meditation. Thanks to a donation to cover the cost, the project ...

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Posted in: St. Joseph
El próximo martes 19 de marzo, el Padre Robert no estará disponible para las confesiones y habrá un servicio de la Palabra y la Santa Comunión con Sor Leidy en lugar de la Misa de las 6:30. 
Posted in: St. Mary
  Recuerde que la confesión está disponible para todos los martes de 5:30 a 6:30 p.m. y antes y después de la misa del domingo.  El martes 26 de marzo, celebraremos un rito co-munitario de Penitencia para todos los fieles que hablan español. La misa normal de los martes se suspenderá para hacer espacio para este im-portant...

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Posted in: St. Mary
Join us for a bilingual forum in Honor of Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador Sunday, March 24, 2019 3pm- 5pm Saint Mary Star of the Sea Church hall 10 Huntington Street New London CT Presentation in English Anne Gebelein, Ph.D. Presentation in Spanish Walter Mena, MA for more information, please call (860) 456-3349 email:aposthispan...

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  Esta devoción es una oración maravillosa mediante la cual nos unimos a Cristo, nuestro Señor, que venció el pecado y la muerte al sufrir y morir por todos nosotros. Planea unirte a nosotros los Viernes de Cuaresma:  10:00 a.m. Misa y Estaciones (Haitiano) en St. Mary's  6 p.m. Estaciones (Inglés y Polaco) en ...

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Posted in: St. Mary
  Eche un vistazo al estante de libros y CD en la parte posterior de Church. Tienen muchos tesoros espirituales para tu lectura espiritual de Cuaresma. En particular, lo invitamos a orar con la Exhortación Apostólica del Papa Francisco, La Alegría del Evangelio, un rico tesoro espiritual y nuestra guía para convertirnos en discípu...

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Posted in: St. Mary
Únase a nosotros en un foro bilingüe en honor a Oscar Romero Domingo, 24 de marzo de 2019 3 pm - 5 pm Iglesia de Santa María Estrella del Mar 10 Huntington Street New London CT Presentación en inglés Anne Gebelein , Ph.D. Presentación en español Walter Mena, MA para obtener más información, llame al (860) 456-3349 correo electrónico: apos...

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Posted in: St. Mary
March 10th and 24th CCD Classes after 10am Mass  March 10th and 24th Confirmation Classes at 3pm 
Take a look at the book and CD racks in the back of Church. They hold many spiritual treasures for your Lenten spiritual read-ing. In particular, we invite you to pray with Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, The Joy of the Gospel, a rich spiritual treasure and our guide to becoming missionary disciples. It is available at the book...

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The Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (NDCCW) is offering a $500 Scholarship to four (4) graduating eighth grade girls who will be attending a Catholic High School in the fall of 2019. You can access the application on the website for the Diocese of Norwich (norwichdiocese.org). Completed applications must be received by April 15...

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