CONGRATULATIONS, FATHER NICK! Installed Sunday, August 24, as Pastor of Our Lady of Peace Parish in Lordship!


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Regular Mass Schedule
 

Weekends:

Saturday:

4 and 5:30 pm

Sunday:

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

Weekdays:

Monday-Friday:

7 am

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:

12:05 pm



Sacraments
 

Penance:

Saturday, 3 to 4 pm

Baptism:

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

Marriage:

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.



Spiritual 
Devotions

 

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:

Thursdays:

7 p.m. in the Church.

Daily Rosary:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:

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

Spanish Devotions:

Thursdays:

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

Saturdays:

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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St. Joseph Teens Join Bishop, 500 Other Teens at 'Fan the Fire' Youth Rally

 

FATHER ROLANDO (far right) and SISTER KAREN (center) catch up with some of the teens and chaperones from St. Joseph Parish who attended the annual Diocesan "Fan the Fire" Youth Rally at St. Rose Parish in Newtown on August 16. Members of both the Saint Joseph Senior Youth Group and the “Grupo LaTEENo” Spanish Youth Group came together for this exciting event.

 

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).



 
 

 


Native Son, Father Robert Wolfe,

Ordained a Priest

 

St. Joseph Parish native son Father Robert Wolfe was ordained a priest by Bishop Frank Caggiano on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at a beautiful ceremony at St. Augustine Cathedral in Bridgeport. Born and raised at St. Joseph’s, where he also attended St. Joseph School, Father Wolfe celebrated a joyous and solemn First Mass the next day, Sunday, May 18, in the church where he had been baptized, made First Communion, and was confirmed. Thirteen priests concelebrated his First Mass with him, assisted by two deacons, including (ABOVE, l to r) Deacon Brad Smythe, Rev. Joseph Marcello (who also preached), Rev. Marcel Saint-Jean, Deacon John Piatak, Rev. Kristof Kuczinski, and Msgr. Chris Walsh. It was followed by a large parish reception in the newly-renovated Herman Pastore Church Hall, with a beautiful “ordination cake” (LEFT) homemade by parishioner Terry Pearce. READ MORE


 

 


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