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Easter Wishes

Posted by Fr Thomas Griffin

On behalf of our entire parish family, we wish you the warmest wishes for a blessed and holy Easter celebration and invite you to come and celebrate the mysteries of our salvation during this holiest time of the Church’s year. You and your family will be remembered in the ... Read More »

Fr. Ted's Parish Update

Posted by robert pucel

Holy Spirit Catholic Community Serving the parishes of Saint Catherine. Preston. CT • Saints Thomas and Anne. Voluntown. CT • Saint Mary, Jewitt City, CT May 12,2017

Dear Parishioners, Thank you for your patience at Masses two weekends ago on April 29 and 30. Bright and early that Sunday ... Read More »

Third Year Anniversary

Posted by robert pucel

Holy Spirit Catholic Community Serving the parishes of Saints Thomas and Anne, Voluntown, CT • Saint Mary, Jewett City, CT • Saint Catherine, Preston, CT  July 28, 2016  Dear Parishioners,         

            It is hard to believe that we have been ... Read More »

Financial Update

Posted by robert pucel

 

August 24, 2014

Dear Parishioners,

         Last month, the monthly financial update presented the overall results of the fiscal year 2013-2014. Saint Mary Parish finished the year with a deficit of approximately $32,000. With this result is both good news and bad news.

         On the positive, good ... Read More »

Another Tri-Parish Update

Posted by robert pucel

August 14, 2014

Dear Parishioners,

            Here is an update regarding several things happening in our parishes.

            Saint Mary Parish Religious Education

            It is with great pleasure that I announce that we have hired a Coordinator of Religious Education and a Confirmation Coordinator for Saint Mary Parish ... Read More »

Tri-Parish Update

Posted by robert pucel

 Dear Parishioners,

            Here is an update on a number of things in process within our three parishes. 

Furnace and air conditioning at Saints Thomas and Anne Parish in Voluntown.  We have narrowed the field to five proposals.  There are several things that we have learned in this process: ... Read More »

Roof and Tree Project

Posted by robert pucel

Dear Parishioners,

            Thank you to everyone who contributed to the “Roof and Tree Fund” at Saint Mary Parish in Jewett City.  Because of your generosity, $56,725.00 was collected.  As a result the main roof of the rectory could be replaced promptly, the wet insulation and crumbling ceilings could ... Read More »

Miscellaneous Topics

Posted by robert pucel

 

Dear Parishioners,

Thank you for all of your help and support during our recent events and celebrations.  In celebrating the Sacraments of (First) Eucharist and Confirmation, volunteering in music and other ministries for special celebrations, cleaning sacristies in Jewett City and Voluntown, and planting flowers in all three ... Read More »

Tri-Parish Bulletin

Posted by robert pucel

Dear Parishioners,           There has been much discussion and many suggestions that we have one church bulletin for all three parishes instead of the present three bulletins, so as to ensure that everyone receives the same information regarding our parishes and events when people attend Mass at a neighboring ... Read More »

Miscellaneous Issues

Posted by robert pucel

Dear Parishioners,

 

                  Over the past few months, there have been several incidents in which the sink in the restroom at the rear of the Church has been clogged with candle wax, paper, and screws.  In light of these incidents, the restroom will be locked after each Mass.  ... Read More »