October Newsletter

Faith Formation InformationFaith Formation Classes have begun.Grades 1 & 2
meet on Monday evenings from 4:45 – 5:45Grades 3 & 4 meet on Tuesday
evenings from 4:45 – 5:45Grades 5 & 6 meet on Monday evenings from 6:00 –
7:00Grades 7 & 8 will meet on Sunday, October 3rd from 6:00pm – 7:00pm​The
next Confirmation activity will be held Monday & Tuesday, October 25 &
26. This will be the Trunk – or – Treat activity,​FIRST QUARTER HOMESCHOOL
will be held Saturday, October 2nd at 10:00am in front of the church.Sunday 5:00
Mass to Return in OctoberBeginning Sunday, October 3rd the 5:00 Mass will resume
on a trial basis. After a few weeks, if attendance warrants it, a decision will
be made whether of not to keep the Mass on a permanent basis. MUSIC MINISTRY
CALLING ALL SINGERSOn Thursday, September 23rd our parish choir began a new
season. The choir is in need of all voices but especially soprano voices.
Rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings from 7:00 – 8:30. The choir provides
music each Sunday at the 10:30 Mass from October – through May.If you are
interested in joining or would like more information, please see Joe after Mass
or email him at josephtatta@yahoo.comHealth and Wellness Committee​There will
also be a Blood Pressure Screening on Saturday, October 9th before and after the
5:00 Mass. A private space will be provided for your blood pressure check. You
will receive a wallet card to record your readings.Drive Through Flu ClinicNo
appointment necessary – we will once again be having a drive through flu clinic
with Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care on Saturday, October 16 from 1 – 5 pm
in the church parking lot (by the garage like last year). Regular and high dose
(for those over 65) will be available. Click here for the High Dose FormClick
here for the Regular Dose FormMost insurances accepted & are listed on the
permission form (Cigna & Care Partners are not participating).If you do not
have insurance, but would like the vaccine the regular dose is $40.00 and high
dose is $70.00Any questions, text or call Kerry Marrone at 203-213-8403.Thank
you.Children’s Liturgy of the WorldBeginning, this Sunday, October 3rd the
Children’s Liturgy of the Word will resume at the 9:00 Mass. Children who want
to participate will be led to the church meeting room after the start of Mass.
They will listen to the scripture readings proclaimed in an age-appropriate
manner and learn a song or two. They will return to the church during the
Offertory. At this point masks will have to be worn while the children are
gathered together. All children in grades K – 6 are invited to attend.
​​KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS​The Knight of Columbus is an international Order if
Catholic men who are called to lead with faith, protect our families, serve
others and defend values in a busy changing world. Our local council Pinta # 5
will be holding a membership drive at Saturday 5PM and Sunday 7:30 AM, 9:00
& 10:30 October 23/24. Whether you become an individual member or a member
of our council you will find that Knights of Columbus membership brings Catholic
men together in a powerful way. If you would like to join today simply go to and use promo code mcgivney2020 to have the 1st year of dues
free! Also don’t forget to enter council # 5 too.