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Religious Education Registration
Time to register for 2019-2020 religious education classes at St. Mary. Registration information, the Religious Education 2019-2020 calendar, and parent letter are on our website: Here Please register your children for grades 1 - 10 as soon as possible, before the end of August. If you would like information or forms mailed home to you, please contact: Kathleen D’Amelio, at 860-742-1092 or email at: olqopreligioused@gmail.com

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Perpetual Adoration 15th Year Anniversary
On June 16th at the conclusion of the 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Mary Church in Coventry, a 15th year anniversary ceremony will take place-to recognize the achievement of the devotion of all who have played a role in the 15 years of devotion to Jesus Christ present in the Blessed Sacrament twenty four hours a day every day of the continually. All are invited to participate in celebration of 15 years of continuous devotion 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days of prayer. A reception in the church hall will take place at the conclusion of the ceremony.

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WAIM Donations Made Easy

Posted on May 23, 2019 in: General News

WAIM Donations Made Easy
Do you have furniture, appliances, clothing or other household items to donate to WAIM but can’t get to WAIM during the hours when they are open to accept donations? The WAIM truck will be at St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Mary the weekend of June 8th and 9th for you to bring your donated items. The truck will be available for one hour before each of the Masses that weekend. For a complete list of items that WAIM can and cannot accept, go to: www.waimct.org and look for the links for “WAIM Accepts” and “WAIM Does Not Accept”. For more informa...

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Memorial Day May 27th

Posted on May 23, 2019 in: General News

Offices will be closed Memorial Day May 27th and will reopen on Tuesday May 28th. Memorial Day Mass on Monday May 27th: There will be a Memorial Day Mass at 8 a.m. held at St. Mary Cemetery on Rt. 31 in Coventry, CT. This is weather permitting; otherwise the Mass will be held at St. Mary Church at 8 a.m

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The Pastoral Council of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish
The Pastoral Council of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish is looking for new members. If you have interest in serving your parish in this manner, please fill out the application and submit it to Father John or the Pastoral Council. Blank applications can be found on the tables at the entrances of St Thomas Aquinas Chapel and St Mary Church. You need to be a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, and a confirmed Catholic to be considered. Selected members serve for a three year term.

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The Palm Sunday Eucharistic procession will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas Church on Sunday April 14th at 5:30 p.m. the procession will proceed in to UConn campus and return to St. Thomas prior to the 7 p.m. student Mass. All are invited to attend this very moving procession.

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Lenten Penance Service

Posted on April 08, 2019 in: General News

A Lenten Penance service will be held on Tuesday April 9th at 7 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Three priests will be hearing confessions; please make every effort to attend to fulfill you Easter Duty.

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Annual Layette Program

Posted on April 08, 2019 in: General News

Sunday April 28, 2019 1 p.m. St. Joseph Church Hall 99 Jackson St., Willimantic, CT All ladies invited to attend the annual “baby shower” to support Catholic Charities. Please collect baby items such as diapers, clothes (0-3 years), blankets, etc. Items will be distributed to Norwich, New London, Middletown and Willimantic.

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Tuesday April 16 10:30 a.m. Chrism Mass at St. Patrick Cathedral Holy Thursday April 18 7 p.m. Mass of the Last Supper at St. Thomas Aquinas Good Friday April 19 12 p.m. Outside Stations at St. Thomas Aquinas 3 p.m. Inside Stations at St. Mary 7 p.m. Veneration of the Cross at St. Thomas Aquinas Holy Saturday April 20 12 p.m. Blessing of Baskets at St. Mary 8 p.m. Easter Vigil Mass At St. Thomas Aquinas Easter Sunday Masses 8:30 a.m. At St. Thomas Aquinas 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary

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Confirmation at St. Mary

Posted on March 21, 2019 in: General News

Confirmation is at St. Mary Church on Friday April 12 at 6 p.m. Rehearsal will be on Sunday April 7th at 5 p.m. at St. Mary.

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UConn Spring Break

Posted on March 08, 2019 in: General News

UConn spring break begins on March 16 to the 22 and all daily masses will be at St. Mary Church at 9 a.m. there will not be a 12:20 p.m. Mass at ST. Thomas Aquinas.

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Should We Fear  Artificial Intelligence?
Tuesday, March 26, 7:30pm  Aquinas Student Center 46 North Eagleville Rd. on the UConn Storrs campus Download Flyer Rev. Michael McFarland, SJ  We are often told that we are in the midst of an “AI Revolution,” with promises of enormous benefits for society, such as selfdriving cars, better medical diagnoses, more effective drugs, and smarter cities. Yet there are many anxieties about AI, some of them rooted in fear of the unknown. How legitimate are those fears? This talk will explore different meanings of AI, identify the ethical issue...

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Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

Posted on February 27, 2019 in: General News

To be hosted by The Knights of Columbus SATURDAY MARCH 16, 2019 At St. Mary Church Hall 1600 Main Street, Coventry, CT (No sit down service during 4:00 PM Mass) Sit down meal begins at 5:15 PM Irish Step Dancers from Golden Harp Dance Company of Bolton ADULTS: $15.00 SENIORS: $10.00 UNDER 10: $5.00 UNDER 6: FREE IMMEDIATE FAMILY MAXIMUM $50.00

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Ash Wednesday Masses & Ashes

Posted on February 27, 2019 in: General News

Masses will be held on Wednesday March 6th at 7:30 a.m. at St. Mary and 12:20 p.m. at St. Thomas; with the distribution of Ashes. Ashes will be distributed at 4:00 p.m. at St. Thomas and at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary.

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TLC Bowling Fundraiser

Posted on February 27, 2019 in: General News

March 8th, 2019 6-8pm Lucky Strike Lanes 185 Stafford Rd. Mansfield Center, CY 06250 Please make checks payable to St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel There will not be “physical tickets”, we will have a list of names of those who have paid. If you have any other questions please email Emily Golec at: tlcadvisorsta@gmail.com.

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Mandatory Confirmation Retreat

Posted on February 21, 2019 in: General News

There is a Mandatory Confirmation Retreat scheduled for March 9th at St. Bernard Church in Rockville. All Confirmation students are required to attend a retreat prior to confirmation. The retreat starts at 8:30 a.m., and concludes with Mass at 5 p.m. The cost is $25 per student and this includes lunch and supplies.

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The power and drama of Fr. Michael Gaitley's best-selling book “The Second Greatest Story Ever Told” are captured in an amazing visual presentation that will challenge and enthrall you. In fast-paced and lively modules, Fr. Gaitley connects people and events in history to a unifying vision of the splendor of God's merciful love. From the epic story of Poland's national suffering, to the events of Fatima, the revelations of St. Faustina, the heroic efforts of St. Maximilian Kolbe, and the life of St. John Paul II, the panorama of Divine mercy is fully revealed as a transformative reality. Held at ...

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Bake Sale

Posted on February 06, 2019 in: General News

Bake Sale: to benefit Our Lady Queen of Peace and Les Palmes, Haiti On Feb. 16, (after the 4p.m. Mass and Feb. 17 (after the10:30a.m. Mass); St. Mary Hall will be having a bake sale. The profit from this bake sale will be divided between Our Lady Queen of Peace and St. Mary Haitian Ministry. Please help support us by donating a baked good. Label items donated (especially if nuts are included) and drop off in the hall or bring your item when you are patronizing the bake sale. Thank you for your support!

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Priest Appreciation Dinner

Posted on January 11, 2019 in: General News

In Honor to our Pastor Father John Antonelle All Parishioners and Friends of Father John are Welcome Come show how much we are grateful for all that he has done for our parish! Download the Priest Appreciation Dinner Flyer Friday, February 8, 2019 6:PM Sharp St Mary Church Hall 1600 Main Street, Coventry, CT Professionally Catered – Sit Down Dinner Chicken Marsala with Mushrooms and a Marsala Wine Sauce Long Grain Risotto Mixed Vegetables Tossed Salad w/ Dressing Rolls & Butter Or Stuffed Sole (Crabmeat, Mushrooms, Cheddar, and Crumbled Crackers) Baked Potato Mixed Vegetables T...

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Religious Education

Posted on January 03, 2019 in: General News

Religious Education classes resume this week end at the regularly scheduled time.

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Ministry Appreciation Dinner

Posted on January 03, 2019 in: General News

Ministry Appreciation Dinner
Our Lady Queen of Peace parish is having our annual Ministry Appreciation dinner to be held at St. Mary Church Hall on Friday January 18th at 6:00 p.m. with appetizers and wine followed by a full dinner at 6:30 p.m. If you are involved with any ministry at St. Mary or St. Thomas Aquinas you are cordially invited to attend this dinner. Please call Eileen at St Mary at 860-742-0681 or Kathy at St. Thomas at 860-429-6436. Please RSVP by January 14th.

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