Saint Maximilian Kolbe Feast Day -August 14th

Saint Maximilian Kolbe was born in Poland and was a Franciscan. He founded the Knight of the Immaculata Movement, through which a fervent devotion to Our Lady was spread throughout the world.  Maximilian was arrested by the Nazis and sent to a concentration camp. While imprisoned, he gave up his

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August Activities for Catholic Families

August Activities for Catholic Families   Work on memorizing one prayer or Bible verse with your children this month.   Go out past the city lights to do some star watching. How many constellations can you find? Saint Dominic is the patron saint of astronomers and has a feast day

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Collections and Online Giving

Collection Baskets and Online Giving Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many social changes have been made to help stop the spread of the virus. One of our parish changes is, for the foreseeable future, we will no longer be utilizing our ushers to pass the collection basket at Masses. Collection

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Connecticut Catholic Men’s Conference

Connecticut Catholic Men’s Conference The Connecticut Catholic Men’s Conference will be held on Saturday, September 19th, outdoors, under tents, at Holy Land USA, 60 Slocum St., Waterbury. The gates will open at 7:45 AM.  The committee has been working hard through the pandemic to organize this event. This year’s theme

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Parish Food Drive

PARISH FOOD DRIVE During the month of August, our Parish will collect food to donate to the Plymouth and Thomaston Food Pantries.  The Plymouth Community Food Pantry and  Thomaston Community Pantry provide food and referrals to those in need.  These organizations are dedicated to working in and with the community

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Televised Mass Options

With Masses cancelled until September in the Archdiocese of Hartford, we would like to take this opportunity to offer televised Mass options. As Catholics, attending Mass is more than a habit or obligation, it is time spent with our Lord. The Archdiocese has a wonderful resource in our radio and

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Returning to Mass

Are you planning on attending Mass beginning June 8th?  This video from Father Matthew Gworek provides information and illustrations that will help to make your return to Mass and adherence to our guidelines as smooth as possible.

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Important Notice for Parishioners

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR PARISHIONERS DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS: Please know that Archbishop Blair has issued a dispensation from the obligation of attending Mass. The decision regarding whether to attend Mass in person is left to the individual. Contact the Parish Office or check the Parish website, stmkp.org, for availability

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