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Posted on July 07, 2024 in: Events, Around the Diocese

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Here's what's happening in the Diocese of Norwich!

July 18-20, July 26-26

Rummage Sale

SAINT MARY’S CHURCH, 70 West Main St., Baltic, CT

Early Bird Shopping
Thursday, July 18th - 5 PM to 8 PM
($10 Admission - 12 and under are free)

Friday, July 19th - 9 AM to 3 PM
Saturday, July 20th - 9 AM to 2 PM
Friday, July 26th - 9 AM to 3 PM
Saturday, July 27th - 9 AM to 2 PM

FREE ADMISSION on all days except Thursday, July 18th


St Mary’s will also be accepting donations for the Rummage Sale starting June 10th up until July 8th.
We appreciate your support!

Sunday, August 18
Feast of the Assumption

St Mary Star of the Sea Church, New London
9 30 AM to 10 30 AM
After Mass we will process to St Joseph Church for the Blessing of the Sick, and back to St Mary Star of the Sea Church.  A luncheon from noon/ to 3PM will follow at Ft Trumbull New London

Thursday, September 5
September in Sturbridge Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Saint Anne

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Gales Ferry
7 15 AM to 6 00 PM
Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St Anne; New England lunch @ Publick House Historic Inn and Old Sturbridge Village - call for registration at 860-464-7251

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Calendar of Events

Posted on July 07, 2024 in: Events, Around the Diocese


Diocese Celebrates the Ordination of Three Men to the Priesthood
On June 29, 2024, the Diocese of Norwich celebrated the ordination of three young men to the priesthood, marking a joyous event for the community. “You bring with you many gifts granted to you by God in His goodness,” said The Most Rev. Michael R. Cote, Bishop of Norwich, to deacons Eric Carl Hosmer, Julian Felipe Cuervo-Lozada, and Alexander James Pandolfe during his homily. “Put them to good use, always, for the glory of God and the good of His holy people.” Bishop Cote expressed deep appreciation to Mount Saint Mary’s seminary faculty ...

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Clergy Appointments

Posted on July 01, 2024 in: News, Vocations


Clergy Appointments
July 1, 2024 The Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, D. D., Bishop of Norwich, has made the following clergy and diocesan appointments in the Diocese of Norwich   Reverend Henry Agudelo, from Parochial Vicar, Saint Brendan the Navigator Parish-Saint Joseph Church and Saint Mary Star of the Sea Church, New London, Saint Paul Church, Waterford, and Our Lady of Grace Church, Fishers Island, to Parochial Vicar, Saint Mary Parish, Clinton.                       ...

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Faith and Freedom: Reflections on Independence Day
As the night sky explodes with vibrant fireworks and the tantalizing scents of barbecues drift through the air, Americans from every corner of the nation unite in celebration of the Fourth of July. For us, as Catholics, this day isn't just about national pride; it's a profound moment to delve into the intricate connection between our unwavering faith and the precious freedoms that define our lives. Cast your mind back to 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was boldly signed, proclaiming the inalienable dignity and rights bestowed upon every individual b...

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Annual Blessing of the Fleet Returns to Stonington Borough
As Stonington has done for over 60 years, the St. Mary community will celebrate the annual Blessing of the Fleet. This is to honor present and past commercial fishermen, lobstermen and their families. The traditional celebration returns this year. THURSDAY, July 25 at 6 p.m.: The 2024 Blessing of the Fleet 5K Race is an in-person timed race through historic Stonington Borough. The certified course starts and ends at the Town Dock, 1 High Street, Stonington. You can also choose to register for a non-competitive 2-mile walk. Register today: www.runreg.com/blessingofthefle...

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Pope Francis Asks Sacred Heart of Jesus to Convert Hearts Who Want War
Pope Francis prayed for the intercession of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on Sunday to convert “the hearts of those who want war” to projects of dialogue and peace. On the last day of June, a month that the Catholic Church dedicates to the Sacred Heart, the pope asked people to continue praying for Ukraine, Palestine, Israel, Myanmar, and other parts of the world where there is much suffering caused by war. Pope Francis also asked people to remember the suffering of persecuted Christians during his Angelus address on June 29.  “Tod...

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