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The ABCs of Annulment - January 11

Posted by mike myers on 12/06/17

The Rev. John Granato, pastor of the Torrington Cluster Parishes, Torrington will host “The ABCs of Annulment” on Thursday of January 11, from 7-9 PM in the Sacred Heart Church Hall, 116 Grove St.  Members of the Annulment Team will review the changes in the annulment process initiated by Pope Francis as well as those ... Read More »

Life Teen Christmas Cookie Bake Sale Dec 9-10

Posted by mike myers on 12/02/17

Our 6th Annual Life Teen Christmas Cookie Bake Sale will take place next weekend after all the Masses. Proceeds benefit both St. Vincent dePaul soup Kitchen as well as our LifeTeen program. Thank you for supporting us!

St. John School Christmas Wreath Sale

Posted by mike myers on 11/24/17

St. John School will hold their Christmas Wreath Sale Following all Masses on Saturday, November 25 Sunday, November 26 Wreaths cost $15 each

Families of Faith - Wreath Making Event

Posted by mike myers on 11/11/17

Join us as we gather as a family to share a meal and participate in a Pre-Advent Activity! This event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 6 PM in Fr. Filip Hall at St. John Church.

The cost is $5 per wreath to offset craft supplies.

We ... Read More »

St. John Men's Group

Posted by mike myers on 11/04/17

Our Men's Group will meet on Tuesday, November 14 at 7:30 PM in the Church Hall. Please mark your calendars to come to hear Father Tom Hickey, pastor of St Mary Magdalen in Oakville.

Father Tom is a convert to Catholicism and has a great story to share.

Come ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Posted by mike myers on 11/04/17

This year we are asking parish families to provide a complete Thanksgiving Dinner to a local family in need.

For each dinner we are asking for a donation of:

A 10-15 lb Turkey;

5 lb potatoes;

1 package stuffing mix;

1 can or jar of gravy;

3 cans of vegetables;

1 can of cranberry ... Read More »

Life Teen News

Posted by mike myers on 10/29/17

Our Next Life Teen Mass will be held at 5:00 PM on Sunday, November 5. Following the Mass, All teens from 8th through 12th grade are invited to the Church Hall on Sunday November 5 at 6:15 PM for a Life Night, with food, fun and prayer. Enjoy the ... Read More »

Council of Catholic Women meet November 6th

Posted by mike myers on 10/29/17

The Council of Catholic Women will host a Fall Potluck Dinner Social on Monday, November 6, 2017, at 6:00 pm, in Fr. Filip Hall.

Barbara will once again be providing her wonderful pork roast, and members will be bringing side dishes and desserts to enjoy!

Those who plan to ... Read More »

Adult Bible Study - Journey of the Bible

Posted by mike myers on 10/25/17

We are offering a series of 5 week Bible Study courses in the Convent Meeting Room, called our Journey of the Bible, with Sr. Jewel Renna.

The second series of classes, on our Journey of the Bible began on October 19, in the Convent Meeting Room, with the option ... Read More »

40 Days for Life : Sept 27– Nov 5

Posted by mike myers on 10/07/17

As part of 40 Days for Life, St. John Parish Pro-Life Ministry will hold a prayerful vigil at the Hartford Women’s GYN clinic, on Sunday, October 29 from 6 AM to 6 PM. If you are interested in participating, please call the Parish Office to be put in ... Read More »