God, all powerful, most holy,
most high and supreme;
Father: holy and righteous;
Lord: king of heaven and earth;
we thank you for yourself,
because by your holy will
and through your only Son
and the Holy Spirit
you created all things,
spiritual and material.
You made us in your
image and likeness
and placed us in paridise,
and we, through our transgression
We give you thanks because,
as you created us through your Son,
so by the holy love
with which you loved us
you willed your Son to be born
true God and true man
of the glorious and holy ...
Sister Mary Alice Kline, RSM, died peacefully on Baggot Street, Saint Mary Home, West Hartford, on Wednesday, October 26th. Born in Washington, D.C. on March 26, 1934, she was a Sister of Mercy for 69 years, she served in ministries throughout CT.
Sister Mary Alice earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education at the Diocesan Sisters’ College, Madison CT, (1956), a Masters’ Degree in French from Assumption College, Worcester, MA (1963), an Advanced Certificate in Elementary Education from Southern CT State University, New Britain, CT (1976), and a Masters&rsq...
The Immaculate Conception Center in Putnam, CT - in partnership with Franciscan University's School of Spiritual Direction - is offering a two-week intensive training program in spiritual direction, January 29- February 11, 2023. This is the first part of a three-year program for Certification in Spiritual Direction.
There is a great hunger for spiritual direction and a need for qualified spiritual directors who are willing to serve the Church by leading others to a deeper intimacy with God. Those who are interested or feel that they can benefit from such a program c...
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Posted on November 23, 2022 in: News
American seminarians in Rome began Thanksgiving Day with a race around the world’s smallest country.
The 13th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot around Vatican City State kicked off with an early start at the Pontifical North American College on Nov. 24.
More than 130 seminarians, priests, and Catholic college students gathered near the starting line at 5:30 a.m. with t-shirts proudly proclaiming “the world’s only 5K to go around
It was a seminarian sweep for the top three finishers of “the world’s only 5K to go around a sover...
Posted on November 08, 2022 in: News
Saint of the Month: Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity
The Church celebrates the feast day of Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity on November 8. “Let yourself be loved”, Sister Elizabeth of the Trinity wrote to her Prioress, Mother Germaine. This French Discalced Carmelite Sister was gifted to the Church for the years of 1880-1906. By her hands during her years as a religious, God wrote of His Trinitarian love for us. Sister Elizabeth died of Addison’s disease three years after professing final vows. Since then, she was beatified by St. John Paul II in 1984 and ...
Posted on December 01, 2022 in: News
On Sunday, December 11, 2023
Saint Mary Parish, Est. 1845
“The Mother Church of Eastern Connecticut”
Celebrates the Centennial of Its Building
Although the dedication of St. Mary Church took place on December 10, 1922, parishioners past and present, members of the Catholic family, and all neighbors are invited to
A Multicultural Centennial Mass
Sunday, December 11 at 10:30,
Followed by a Festive Shared Meal
The languages, music, decor, and forms of celebration at the centennial Mass and reception will reflect the richness of St. Mary Pari...