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25 June 2020 Weekly Bulletin / Boletín Semanal
Sts Peter and Paul St Joseph St Mary Dear Brothers and Sisters of Sts Peter and Paul Parish: There is so much to tell you that you may not get past the headlines, but please be sure to read the big print! In this strange season of crisis upon crisis, starting with Covid-19, let us keep one another in our prayers. You are in mine. Please let me know if you are experiencing any difficulty or if you know of anyone in need. In addition to the parish telephone number, my personal number is 860-281-2595. God bless you and fill you with strength!   &nbs...

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Upcoming Holy Hour for Vocation and Mass of Ordination
The Diocesan Communications Office will be livestreaming the upcoming Mass of Ordination of Reverend Mr. Michael Bovino taking place on Saturday, June 27th at 10:30am and the Holy Hour  for Vocations that will take place the evening before, at 7:00 pm. Due to the social distancing requirements, attendance for both of these events at the Cathedral will be by invitation only. The Livestream can be viewed at NorwichDiocese.org/Masses and on the Diocesan Facebook page And Live on the Diocese of Norwich Vimeo Page below Holy Hour from the Cathedral of Saint ...

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Twelfth Sunday of Ordinary Time / Duodécimo Domingo Ordinario
English Spanish Dear Brothers and Sisters:     Irrepressible. That's an important word for our time. It is what we want to be.  A pandemic can threaten our health; public health measures can threaten the economy; a failing economy can raise the terrible specter of racial strife...and the story can go on. Despite all that, there is something in us, placed there by our Creator, that is irrepressible. We see it in the transformation of a man who begins by caring principally for himself and his own good fortune. By falling in love with a woman...

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Parish Updates / Actualizaciones parroquiales 6/11/2020
English Spanish This Sunday is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. Join in parish prayer through our live-streamed Masses: 8:30 a.m. English 10:30 a.m. Spanish 12:30 p.m. Haitian Creole To watch our live transmission, visit our website linked here.   From Fr. Washabaugh Dear Brothers and Sisters, May you be well! That means may you have no fever or respiratory issues, certainly! It also means, may you be neither anxious nor heedless. May you mourn with those who bear sorrow in these times, but may you not be ove...

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Parish Updates / Actualizaciones parroquiales
English Spanish At Last! Weekday Masses Begin! - Here's a Guide for Public Worship It is with great joy we announce that beginning June 8th we will have weekday Masses in our churches. Sunday and Sunday Masses are still suspended until further notice.  A reminder of morning Mass at St. Joseph Church will take place in the church, not the chapel.  The street-side and front doors will be open, but there will not be entry for Mass through the sacristy.  When we use the parking lot, it is best to go to the street-side door or th...

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Parishioner Guide for Public Worship / Pautas Para la Asamblea Sobre el Culto Público
English Spanish A Phased Approach - Parishioner Guide for the Restoration of Public Worship Our main priority is the restoration of the public worship of God through the celebration of Mass and the sacraments in a way that conforms with established liturgical norms and mandates issued by civil authorities, so that health and well-being of the faithful and clergy may be reasonably safeguarded. Churches that can fully implement the guidelines may resume the public celebration of weekday Masses ONLY beginning Monday, June 8, 2020. The celebratio...

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Banns of Ordination

Posted on June 05, 2020 in: Cluster News

Banns of Ordination The following deacon will be ordained to the Order of Priesthood on Saturday, June 27, 2020: Rev. Mr. Michael Patrick Bovino Should you know of any reason why this man should not be ordained a priest, please write to: The Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, Bishop of Norwich 201 Broadway Norwich, CT 06360 Because of the current COVID-19 limitations on the number of people for religious gatherings, the Ordination will be closed to the public but will be live-streamed on the Diocesan website at 10:30 a.m. on June 27th. Thank you for your assistance in this important matter.

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