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Bankruptcy Bar Date Set

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

On Friday, November 19, the United States Bankruptcy Court handling our Diocesan case issued an order establishing MARCH 15, 2022 as the deadline (aka the “Bar Date”) by which individuals can file proofs of claim and approved the form and manner of notice thereof.

The official “Publication Notice” issued ... Read More »

Diocesan Reorganization Filing

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

Dear Parishioners, Today Bishop Cote announced that the Diocese of Norwich has filed for bankruptcy.   This link "Reorganization Letter "  will bring you to a copy of the letter from Bishop Cote explaining more about the bankruptcy.  In addition, there is a website providing information about what bankruptcy means ... Read More »

Reservations no longer necessary

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

Effective July 1 reservations for Mass attendence are no longer required. Seating has been opened for the most part, however sections have been established for those who wish to continue social distancing.

St. Catherine of Siena Family Fun Run 5K

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

St. Catherine of Siena Memorial Family Fun Run 5K Road Race thru Preston starting and ending at The Barn in Maple Lane Farms will take place on Thursday June 17th. For details and route please open the application below.

Runner Application 2021


Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

EMAIL HAS BEEN HACKED   It appears that Father Ted's email has been hacked. You may receive an email supposedly from Father Ted asking you to purchase a gift card. Please DO NOT respond. This is NOT from Father Ted but goes to a different address. If you have ... Read More »

Date for Resumption of Sunday Masses

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

Dear Parishioners,

            In follow-up to my letter of June 1, 2020, it is with great pleasure that I announce that Bishop Cote has stated Sunday Masses will resume on the weekend of July 4-5, 2020.

The Bishop also stated COVID safety and social distancing protocols must continue to be followed.  Thus, wearing masks ... Read More »

Weekly Mass Update - Q&A

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

Dear Parishioners,   There have been a few questions regarding weekday Masses that have come up:

  Q: If I do not sign-up or make a reservation and there is space available, will I be turned away if I show up for Mass?    A:  If you do not ... Read More »

Weekday Masses to Resume with new Temporary Schedule

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

Bishop Cote has given permission for weekday Masses to resume on Monday, June 8, 2020. Sunday Masses will continue to be suspended until further notice.

When you come again to Church, some things will be different and some things will be the same. The purpose of this letter is ... Read More »

Resumption of Daily Masses

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

The Diocese of Norwich has notified us that the celebration Masses will be allowed to resume on Monday June 8th. This only applies to DAILY Mass, there will continue to be no Sunday Masses celebrated at this time.  More information will be forthcoming from about Mass times and any restrictions.

Below is a link to a short video from the Diocese laying out some of the changes we will see when we come together again. When we return to ... Read More »

No date for resuming public Masses

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

There has been much talk and press coverage about the resumption of Church services. We currently have no official date as to when we will be able to resume celebrating public Masses at our three parishes. We do know that there will be some possible restrictions for our mutual ... Read More »