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I'll need any bulletin submissions (Mass Intentions, Articles, Events coming up, ETC.) anyone might have for Sundays September 1st and 8th to me EARLY, because of the upcoming Labor Day Holiday. For the Bulletin for Sunday, September 1st, I need submissions by Friday August 23rd and For the Bulletin for Sunday, September 8th, I will need submissions by Wednesday, August 28th. Anything not submitted by Wednesday August 28th will be put in the Sunday, September 11th bulletin. NO EXCEPTIONS because of print deadlines. Thank you for your help!

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St. Thomas Aquinas Welcome Back Mass & BBQ

Sunday August 25th, 4pm Student Mass followed by a BBQ at 5pm
(No 7pm Mass on this day)

Come and enjoy music, food and fun with fellow students and parishioners. This is a free event and all are welcome.

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Mass Schedule Change

Posted on August 18, 2019 in: General News

Mass Schedule Changes for St. Mary and St. Thomas Aquinas starting August 25, 2019. A special “Welcome Back Students” Mass at St. Thomas will start on Sunday, August 25th at 4 p.m., (followed by the BBQ at St. Thomas), and from then, the students Mass will be at 7 p.m. on Sunday nights. There will not be a 7 p.m. Mass on Sunday August 25th. Student Mass at St. Thomas will begin on Monday August 26th at 12:20 p.m., Monday through Friday. Morning Mass at St. Mary will return to Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:00 a.m. starting Tuesday August 27th.Mass on Sunday August 25th.

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Office Manager Position Available
The position of Office Manager at Our Lady Queen of Peace is available to interested applicants. The position requires a knowledge of office procedures, computer experience a must, working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Publisher, a background working at a church and management experience. This is a full-time position Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. You may submit a resume to: officemanagerstauconn@gmail.com or call 860-429-6436 for further information.

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Silver Rose Prayer Service

Posted on August 14, 2019 in: General News

Silver Rose Prayer Service
The Silver Rose Prayer Service September 1, 7:00 PM Mass A silver rose on a nine-month pilgrimage will be the centerpiece of a special Mass on 9/1/19 at 7:00 PM at St Thomas Aquinas Chapel. Program is sponsored by Knights of Columbus, UConn Council 14209 and St Jude Council 4313 , to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe and express both international unity and dedication to the sanctity of human life. The journey of the silver rose begins each year in March and ends on Dec. 12, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. During that time, Silver Roses travel from town to town along...

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Time to Register for Religious Education Classes at St. Mary!
Pay Online To REGISTER AND PAY for 2019-2020 religious education classes ONLINE, follow this link: https://stmarystthomascommunity.weshareonline.org/ Download an Print If you wish to download the forms and mail in the registration and payment; (checks made out to “Our Lady Queen of Peace”, please). The schedule of classes & registration form for 2019-2020 is now available.  A copy of the letter that was mailed out to all parents with students who would be returning to religious education for the coming year can be downloaded a...

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Our Lady Queen of Peace 2019 Annual Collection
Every parish family should have received a letter from Father Antonelle this week requesting a gift/pledge to our Annual Collection to help meet our operating budget and provide funds required to maintain our buildings. The participation of All parishioners is essential for the success of this effort. Please return your gift card today. Thank you.

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Teachers Needed for Religious Education
Do you have a deep love for your faith and desire to share it with others? Consider being a catechist! We need adults and newly confirmed individuals to assist in the faith formation of our young people. As a catechist, you make a weekly commitment to guide a class of no more than 15 students.We need catechists’ volunteers to teach 1st grade, 6th, 7th and 8th grade. Classes are on Sunday mornings 9:15 to 10:15, Sunday evening 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. or Monday evening from 4:30 to 5:30. Please contact me to volunteer or if you have any questions about being a catechist or...

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Parish Tag and Bake Sale

Posted on July 26, 2019 in: General News

Parish Tag and Bake Sale
Saturday, August 24, 8am to 1pm St. Mary Church Hall, Coventry Spring Cleaning? Keep our tag sale in mind. Any clean, gently used items are needed. Small, working electronic items accepted. NO clothes or large furniture please. Please hold until early August if possible. Fundraiser for our Parish! For more information or to drop off items contact Barb Koepke, 860-742-0692, or Janice Sentivany, 860-742-6355 or 1teuke@gmail.com.

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The New FOCUS Missionary Team

Posted on July 05, 2019 in: General News

The New FOCUS Missionary Team
Left to right: Erin, Monique, Fr. John, Seth (who is now the Team Director), Luke and Michaela. Please them all in your prayers as they are so excited and enthusiastic to come to UConn. (pictured below) The entire FOCUS group from all over the United States that attended the conference in North Dakota.

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