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The Joint Norwich Catholic Cluster will celebrate the Feast of the Three Kings by opening the doors free of charge to children and their families for a great Three Kings Party. There will be food, entertainment, gifts and a visit from the Three Kings for children in our parishes and neighborhoods. Last year more than 150 children attended! In addition, we are using this party as a way to help children in a very poor community in La Gonave, Haiti. Instead of paying to attend our party, we are asking our families to donate to a very special cause. With very little resources, the Parish of Sainte Madeleine gives an education ...

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On January 12, 2020, after the 8:30 morning mass, we will convene in the cafeteria area of the former St. Joseph School for a celebration of Christ. Following a Polish tradition, everyone will have the opportunity to express their love for Christ in some way. Please share a song, dance, poem, drawing, painting, craft, or culinary creation. It would be wonderful if everyone contributed something. We will have plenty of seating, food and coffee/tea, so plan to stay a bit. Please contact Merina Corby at merinacorby@gmail.com to let us know what you would like to contribute and if you need musical accompaniment.

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Advent Sacrament of Penance

Posted on December 09, 2019 in: Cluster News

Advent Sacrament of Penance: There is no better way to prepare the way for the Lord’s coming than by self-examination, repentance, confession and forgiveness. Be sure to go to confession this Advent. St. Joseph,, Special Confession time: Saturday, Dec. 1, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00p.m. Sts. Peter and Paul, Special confession times: Friday, Dec. 13, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 14, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. St. Mary: Special Confession time: Saturday, Dec. 21, 10:00a.m. – 12:00 p.m.,

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Christmas & New Year Schedule

Posted on December 09, 2019 in: Cluster News

Schedule of Christmas Masses: Please take note of the times of Christmas Masses in our three cluster parishes this year: Christmas Eve: Plan to arrive 30 minutes early! At all three Masses, we will have a carol-sing before Mass begins 4 p.m. Saints Peter and Paul (with Christmas pageant!) 5:30 p.m. St. Mary (multicultural) 12:00 midnight St. Joseph Christmas Day: 8:30 a.m. Saints Peter and Paul 8:30 a.m. St. Joseph (English/ Polish) 10:30 a.m. St. Mary (Spanish and Haitian Creole) Vigil of the Octave of Christmas / Solemnity of Mary: Dec 31 4 p.m. St. Joseph 5:30 p.m. Sts. Peter and Pau...

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Tómese un momento para celebrar a nuestros nuevos candidatos. Joshua e Iris son adultos que buscan finalizar su iniciación en la iglesia al recibir su último sacramento. Rose y Gabriella son niñas que se prepararán para la iniciación plena en la fe Católica a través del bautismo, la eucaristía y la confirmación. Los niños serán despedidos después de las lecturas y se unirán junto con dos nuevos candidatos para estudiar las palabras del Evangelio y discutir lo que se escuchó en las lecturas. Pedimos a la comunidad que apoye a nuestros candidatos. Nuestra visión del Rito de Iniciación Cristiana de Adultos (RCIA) es que todos...

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Domingo 5 de enero, fiesta de los Reyes Magos (Epifanía) Iglesia de Santa María 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Misa 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM - Fiesta El grupo católico conjunto de Norwich celebrará la fiesta de los Reyes Magos abriendo las puertas de forma gratuita a los niños y sus familias para una gran fiesta de los Reyes Magos. Habrá comida, entretenimiento, regalos y una visita de los Reyes Magos para niños en nuestras parroquias y vecindarios. ¡El año pasado asistieron más de 150 niños! Además, estamos utilizando esta fiesta como una forma de ayudar a los niños en una comunidad muy pobre en La Gonave, Haití. En...

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èt Twa Wa yo (Epifani)

Posted on December 14, 2019 in: St. Mary

Dimanch, 5 janvye, fèt Twa Wa yo (Epifani) Legliz Sent Mari 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM – Mass 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM - Pati Gwoup Pawas Katolik nou an nan Norwich pral selebre fèt Twa Wa yo. Antre a gratis pou timoun yo ak fanmi yo pou yon Gwo Fèt Twa Wa yo. Ap gen manje, amizman, kado ak yon vizit Twa Wa yo pou timoun ki nan pawas nou yo ak nan katye nou an. Ane pase te gen pi plis pase 150 timoun ki te vin fete ak nou! Anplis de sa, nap itilize fèt sa a kòm yon fason pou ede timoun nan yon kominote trè pòv nan La Gonave, Ayiti. Olye pou nou peye pou nou patisipe nan fèt sa a, nou mande fanmi nou yo fè yon don p...

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An Update on our Parish Facilities: We continue to pay attention to the physical plant of St. Joseph Parish, and would like to share updates with all parishioners so that you know about changes which are coming: • The new heating system has been installed in the rectory. At a cost of $31,000, J&M Plumbing and Construction has installed three gas heaters in the rectory, allowing us to employ smaller units for different zones at various temperatures according to their use. In addition, these units are highly efficient, so we will be saving on heating costs and at the same time exercising responsible stewardship f...

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