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Our Lady of the Assumption (Mother Church)
1700 Litchfield Turnpike (Rte. 69)
Woodbridge, CT 06525
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- Weekday Service: Mon – Friday 9:00 am
- Saturday Service: 8:30 am
- Sunday Service: 8:00 am
- No Thursday Service
Rectory / Center Road Church
81 Center Road (Rte. 114)
Woodbridge, CT 06525
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- Saturday Vigil: 5:00 pm
- Sunday Service: 9:30 and 11:30 am
- Confession: Saturday 9:00 am or by appt.
|Pastor||Father Gene E. Gianelli|
|Parochial Vicar||Father Francois Xavier Eale|
|Deacons||Deacon John Conte Jr.Deacon John ‘Jack’ Mordecai|
|Dir. Religious Ed.||Sister Dorellen Sullivan|
|Parish Secretary||Mrs. Denise Herbert|
|Rel. Ed. Secretary .||Mrs. Christine Silvestri|
|Music Director||Dr. Keith Smolinski|
Weekly Mass Bulletins
RITE OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL
At the celebration of the Rite of Christian Burial/Funeral parishioners are needed to assist the celebrant at the Liturgy by assisting with holy water at the greeting of the deceased, with wine and water and with incense, and with incensation of the casket. Members of this ministry can serve on a rotating basis. Training will be provided. Please call Father Gene (203-387-7119) or email him at email@example.com for details.
Any Confirmation students in need of service hours may consider the following opportunities: 1) Monday, August 25, help prepare religious education classroom for the new year, call Sister Dorellen at: 203-389-9863 for details Mon-Wed, 10:00am—3:00pm. 2) Sunday, October 5th , help at Bethany’s Family Harvest Festival. Please call Janice Howard at 203-393-2100 ext 127 for details.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE TUTORS
- The Springs Learning Center in New Haven is seeking volunteers to join the Dominican Sisters of Peace in tutoring adult learners in English as a second language. Training is available on Friday, August 22: 10am – Noon. Classes are held an hour a week at the convenience of the tutor. There is no need to speak another language. The center is located at the rectory of St. Rose of Lima Church on Blatchley Ave. Please call Sr. Maryann Lawlor at 203 787-1025. HELP US MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!
Rehearsals will begin on Wednesday, August 27th at 7pm at the Center Road Church. All are welcome to join! Please see Keith or a choir member if interested.
Information and Upcoming Events!
ADULT CONFIRMATION CLASSES
Confirmation classes for baptized Roman Catholics who have made their First Communion and are over the age of 18 will be held in three locations this fall: Our Lady of Loreto (Waterbury, CT) and St. Thomas Seminary (Bloomfield, CT), Contact Mary Marsan: 860-242-5573 and St. Joan of Arc (Hamden, CT), Contact Donna Yatcko: 203-272-6504. Registration forms are available in our parish office or at www.orehartford.org. The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated on October 27, 2014 at 7 pm in the Chapel at St.Thomas Seminary, 467 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield, CT 06002.
REL. EDUCATION REGISTRATION
Registration is open for the 2014-2015 Religious Education Program. Children entering 1st grade and children in grades 2-9 are new to the program need to be registered. Baptismal Certificate for children not baptized at Our Lady of the Assumption must be presented at the time of registration. It is very important to register children now, so that we have enough teachers to meet the needs of the program.
BACK TO SCHOOL DRIVE
- The Ladies Guild will be collecting school supplies. Donations of notebooks, pens, pencils, crayons, glue sticks, folders, composition notebooks, lined paper and the like can be left in the Rectory office or on the table inside the garage. Deadline is Friday, August 22. Deliveries will be made to two Catholic Schools in New Haven – Saint Frances/Saint Rose in Fair Haven and Saint Aedan/Saint Brendan in Westville. Monetary donations will also be accepted, with checks payable to the Ladies Guild. For further information contact Diane Ritucci at 203-387-7428.
ANNIVERSARY SUNDAY CELEBRATION
A special mass will take place at St. Joseph’s Cathedral on Sunday, October 19, 2014, at 2:00P.M. All those celebrating their 25th , 50th , 60th. or other special wedding anniversary are invited. Archbishop Blair will be the main celebrant. Mass will include the renewal of vows, a simple reception and an opportunity for a photo with Archbishop Blair. Family members and friends are encouraged to attend. Please call the Rectory/parish office at 203-387-7119 to respond to this invitation.
2014 CHRISTMAS BAZAAR
- The 2014 Christmas Bazaar sponsored by the Ladies’ Guild is scheduled for Saturday November 15th at the parish hall of Our Lady of the Assumption Church located at 75 Center Road, Woodbridge CT. between the hours of 10 am and 4pm. All are invited to attend! Vendors welcome. For more information, please contact Mrs. Kathy Boufford via 203.816.7755 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A Crafter Agreement Form is now available for review and submission.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
- Knights of Columbus Council 5467 is seeking new members who are willing to give back to our faith community. All catholic men over the age of 18 are eligible to join. The council meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm at the mother church on Litchfield Turnpike. For more information on joining the Knights or for council information please contact Andy Bucci at (203)444-4446 or via email at email@example.com.
- The Archdiocese of Hartford welcomes inquiries from young men seeking to serve the Church as priests. We also would like to help direct those men and women in discerning a vocation in the consecrated life as a religious sister, brother or deacon. Call Director of Vocations, Archdiocesan Center at St. Thomas Seminary (Telephone: 860-761-7456, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or website: at www.vocationshartford.org).