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If you are new to the community, Welcome! We are grateful to the Lord for your presence with us and look forward to including you in all areas of our life together.

Please take a moment to fill out a registration card and introduce yourself to Fr. John. Registering makes it easier for us to provide documentation such as a certificate for sponsoring a child for Baptism or Confirmation or to arrange for a wedding here. So please register.

Reopening For Public Worship

This is important, and it has changed. Please read it.

We have resumed our regular weekend Mass schedule of Saturday Masses at 4:00 (St. Mary) and 5:30 (St. Thomas). Sunday Masses at 8:30 (St. Thomas) and 10:30 (St. Mary), while continuing to stream Mass from St. Thomas.

The obligation to attend Mass continues to be dispensed for all Catholics in the Diocese of Norwich. You may continue to stay home and watch the television or live-streamed Mass. DO NOT ENTER THE CHURCH if you have, might possibly have, or have been exposed to someone who has the COVID-19 virus. Masks must be worn and social distancing must be practiced.

Weekday Masses will continue to be celebrated from St. Thomas to allow them to be streamed as St. Mary’s doesn’t have a strong internet connection.

Streaming of Mass times have changed:  Mass will be streamed Saturday at 5:30pm, Sunday at 8:30am, and Monday through Friday at 9:00am. At this time we are temporarily only able to stream from St Thomas Aquinas.

This is only a summary. Please read this article to learn what else must be done as you attend.

Mass Schedule

The obligation to attend Mass remains suspended for all Catholics in the Diocese of Norwich.


Saint Mary
Reconciliation (Confession): Saturday, 3 pm or by appointment

Mass: Saturday, 4:00pm      Sunday, 10:30am
Masks Required / Social Distancing / Limited Seating

Saint Thomas Aquinas
Reconciliation (Confession): Sunday, 8 am or by appointment

Mass: Saturday, 5:30pm      Sunday, 8:30am
Monday & Tuesday, 9:00am & 10:00am      Friday, 9:00am

Masks Required / Social Distancing / Limited Seating

Announcements

Weekend Masses Resuming

Posted on July 01, 2020 in: General News

Weekend Masses Resuming
Dear Parish Family “This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad”. I am very happily writing to you with some good news regarding the celebration of public Mass. I’ve received word from the diocese that weekend public Masses will resume on the 4th of July weekend. Our Lady Queen of Peace parish will resume our regular weekend Mass schedule of Saturday Mass...

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ACA Update

Posted on June 30, 2020 in: General News

ACA Update
As of June 25, 2020, and even in the midst of a global pandemic, the parishioners of Our Lady Queen of Peace have generously pledged or given $56,200.82, or 72.46% toward our $77,556.00 goal for the 2020 Annual Catholic Appeal. This year’s Annual Catholic Appeal theme, “One Faith, One Family,” truly underscores the essence of what it is to be members of our Church. Jesus taugh...

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Food Drive in July

Posted on June 29, 2020 in: General News

Food Drive in July
Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish will be conducting another drive-by food drive, organized by the Knights of Columbus and the Pastoral Council, outside at St. Mary’s near the front doors on Saturday, 7/18, from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM. Perishable food is acceptable as long as we don’t have to refrigerate it. Checks made out to Catholic Charities are also acceptable. There will be vo...

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Message from Bishop Cote to Pastors
In coordination with the Archdiocese of Hartford, parishes of the Diocese of Norwich may resume the public celebration of Sunday Mass, including any anticipated Mass(es) on Saturday evening, beginning the weekend of July 4 and 5. Please note: the limitation on gatherings for religious worship, as amended by Executive Order No. 7SS of Governor Lamont, remains in effect. By this order, indoor gather...

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Upcoming Events

Wed - Jul 8 AA Meeting
Fri - Jul 10 Staff Meeting
Sun - Jul 12 AA Meeting
Wed - Jul 15 AA Meeting
Fri - Jul 17 Staff Meeting
Sun - Jul 19 AA Meeting
Wed - Jul 22 AA Meeting
Fri - Jul 24 Staff Meeting
Sun - Jul 26 AA Meeting
Wed - Jul 29 AA Meeting

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Livestream and Recordings

Mass is being streamed from Saint Thomas Aquinas Chapel on the UConn Campus

(NEW Weekend streaming times)

Saturday at 5:30pm • Sunday at 8:30am
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday at 9am

- If you missed the live stream, you can view a recording of Mass on our video archive page

Downloads

- Download this week's bulletin

- Download just this weekend's readings

- Download this weekend's readings & music & assembly responses

 

 

 

Tips:

- If it's time for the live stream but you can't see the video, or if the wrong video is playing, you might try refreshing your page.

- If your stream keeps stopping, try changing the 'bitrate' to a lower number, 540p, 360p or 240p, by clicking the little gear that appears when the video is playing at the bottom of the video window.

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