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Additional Reconciliation Times Reminder

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

As a reminder, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will also be available

at Saint Catherine Church in Preston from 6 to 7 p.m. on Good Friday and

at Saints Thomas & Anne Church in Voluntown from 6 to 7 p.m. on Good Friday.

Holy Week Schedule Update

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

See the most current information from Father Ted regarding our Holy Week Schedule on the 'Changes' tab of our website.

Live Streaming Masses

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

Live Streaming Masses for Holy Week and Ongoing           Choices for live streamed Masses as well as recorded Masses can be found linked to the Diocese webpage on the 'Website Links' page of our website. The options include the Holy Week Mass schedule.

March 31 Update

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

March 31 Update

Dear Parishioners,

 Never in my life did I ever think that we would not be able to celebrate Holy Week or Easter Masses and services, yet here we are.  In so many ways it seems surreal, yet it is very real.

            With the extension of ... Read More »

Food Pantry Demand Increasing, Needs Up Sharply

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

Dear Parishioners,  As we have been hearing, food pantries and soup kitchens have been seeing an increase in the number of people they are serving.  Here is one concrete example of what is happening locally.   This past Tuesday Saint Mary Food Pantry distributed food to 166 households.  On average ... Read More »

Virus response update March 28

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

Dear Parishioners,  I am writing to keep you updated as to what is going on in our parishes and faith community during this time.  This is the first time that we are sending an email to all parishioners who have given an email address to us as part of ... Read More »

The Temporary Suspension of the Public Celebration of Mass in the Diocese of Norwich

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

We received this notification the afternoon of Tuesday March 17th. As you will see, all public Masses have been suspended until further notice. We encourage you to make use of live Masses on TV or any electronic media while the suspension is in effect. Please pray for a speedy ... Read More »

CANCELLATION: Stations of the Cross and March Holy Hour

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

In an abundance of caution we will be cancelling Friday Stations of the Cross at St. Mary's and Ss. Thomas and Anne at least through the end of March. Additionally the Holy Hour of Adoration scheduled for March 26th will also be cancelled.

MASSES DURING CORONA VIRUS (3/14/20)

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

Please note that as of today, March 14, 2020, Masses ARE NOT being cancelled at this time; all Masses will be celebrated according to our normal schedule both on the weekends and during the week.  However, if you are ill or experiencing any symptoms of illness Bishop Cote has ... Read More »

2020 Easter Triduum Scheule

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

Services for the Easter Triduum Thursday April 9th through Easter Sunday April 12th  for St. Mary Church, Jewett City; St. Catherine Church, Preston; and Ss. Thomas & Anne, Voluntown will be: Holy Thursday, April 9th 9:00 a.m. - Morning Prayer @ St. Catherine Church   7:00 p.m. - Mass ... Read More »