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Regular Mass Schedule



4 and 5:30 pm


7:30, 9, 10:30 am,
12:15 (Pastore Church Hall) and 5 pm;
12 noon (Spanish)



7 am

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:

12:05 pm



Saturday, 3 to 4 pm


Sundays at 2 pm by appointment. Please call the Parish Office to set up a meeting with Sr. Rita Petrarca. 


Please call Sr. Rita in the Parish Office at least six months prior to the wedding in order to allow sufficient time to prepare for the sacrament. 

Anointing of the Sick:

For a parishioner in the hospital, a nursing or convalescent facility, or confined to their home, please call the Parish Office to arrange for a pastoral visit, a communion call, or for the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick.



Eucharistic Adoration:

Tuesdays and Fridays:

1 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Carlson Chapel of the Sacred Heart (enter by side door of convent).

Rosary Novena:


7 p.m. in the Church.

Daily Rosary:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:

11:30 a.m. in the Church before the midday Mass.

Spanish Devotions:


Spanish Intercessory Prayer Group at 7 p.m. in the "Upper Room" (above the garage)


Spanish Charismatic Prayer Group at 7 p.m. in the "Upper Room" (above the garage)

Saint Joseph Parish embarks on a process of Christian Outreach and Renewal called "P.E.A.R.L. in Christ":

Parish Evangelization And Renewal of our Life in Christ


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Teens & Pre-Teens Have Four Youth Groups to Choose from this Fall!


RICARDO ERAZO, in the center of the circle, founder of the  “Grupo LaTEENo” Spanish Youth Group, addresses members during a recent "Open Gym" night in St. Joseph School. The group draws 15-25 youth ages 10-19 for meetings in the Upper Room most Friday evenings, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

"CAN-DO COMPANY" (Jr. Youth Group) -- 5th to 8th grades;
SENIOR YOUTH GROUP -- All high school students;
"GRUPO LaTEENo" (Hispanic Youth Group) -- Ages 10-19;
YOUNG ADULT GROUP -- Ages 18-30.
(For info on dates and times, please click on name of group to visit their home page on this website.)

St. Joseph's Welcomes Two New Faces
to the Parish and School

(ABOVE LEFT) Father Rolando Torres stands on the Rectory steps.  Father Rolando comes to us from St. Mary's Parish in Stamford.  Father Rolando was born in Bridgeport and grew up in Puerto Rico.  (ABOVE RIGHT) Mr. Stephen Anderson stands in front of St. Joseph's School.  Mr. Anderson is the new Principal of St. Joseph's School. He has worked as an educational administrator for over 30 years.  He was a 2006 Connecticut Principal of the Year.  Mr. Anderson comes to us from Central High School in Bridgeport, where he was principal.  (BELOW) Msgr. Chris welcomes Mr. Anderson to the school.


St. Joseph's Parish says Farewell to Fathers Augustine and Nick

An outdoor reception was held on the Rectory porch and side lawn for Fathers Augustine Nguyen and Nick Pavia who are moving to new assignments.  Fr. Augustine will serve as Chaplain at Kolbe Cathedral High School in Bridgeport and work with the Vietnamese community.  Fr. Nick is the new Pastor at Our Lady of Peace Parish in Lordship (Stratford).




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