We successfully live streamed the Sunday Mass at Noon. This was done through the newly created Church YouTube channel "Saint Joseph Catholic Church New London."
As the effort progresses we will update the webpage with the appropriate links. Our goal moving forward is to live stream the Saturday Evening service at 5:00PM and Sunday morning at 10:30.
Please check back with the website often for updates. Moving Forward we are going to try to do the daily mass as well.
We understand that this is a challenging time for all of the faithful and we are diligently doing what we can to increase access to the mass in these unprecedented times. God's Love endures all hardships, may his grace sustain you and keep you in this season.
Public Mass Suspended
All Public weekend and weekday Masses are cancelled in the Diocese of Norwich.
Saint Joseph Church will be open during the day so individuals can still come and pray and make an Act of Spiritual Communion with the Lord.
Confession will still be heard on Saturday between 3:00 and 3:45 PM behind the screen. Face to face confessions will not be offered. Other cluster confession times are as follows:
St. Mary's Star of the Sea
Saturdays between 9:00 and 10:00 AM
Saturdays between 3:30 and 4:15 PM
As publicly announced on March 17 by the Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, Bishop of Norwich, in light of the recommendations of healthcare professionals and Governor Ned Lamont’s Executive Order (No. 7D) requiring the closure of all restaurants, bars, gyms, and movie theaters and the prohibition of civic, social, and recreational gatherings of 50 people or more, including religious, spiritual, or worship gatherings of such size, the Diocese of Norwich has cancelled all weekend and weekday Masses, effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in the churches of the Diocese until further notice.
Priests will celebrate a daily Mass with no congregation, remembering in prayer all who are affected by the pandemic. Pastors will be encouraged to make provision for their churches to be open during the day so individuals can still come and pray and make an Act of Spiritual Communion with the Lord.
Please see the Letter From Bp. Cote for more complete information on the Diocesan response to the coronavirus.
Readings for the week of March 29, 2020
- Sunday: Ez 37:12-14 / Ps 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8  / Rom 8:8-11 / Jn 11:1-45 or 11:3-7, 17, 20-27, 33b-45
- Monday: Dn 13:1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-62 or 13:41c-62 / Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6 [4ab] / Jn 8:1-11
- Tuesday: Nm 21:4-9 / Ps 102:2-3, 16-18, 19-21 / Jn 8:21-30
- Wednesday: Dn 3:14-20, 91-92, 95 / Dn 3:52, 53, 54, 55, 56 / Jn 8:31-42
- Thursday: Gn 17:3-9 / Ps 105:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 [8a] / Jn 8:51-59
- Friday: Jer 20:10-13 / Ps 18:2-3a, 3bc-4, 5-6, 7 [cf. 7] / Jn 10:31-42
- Saturday: Ez 37:21-28 / Jer 31:10, 11-12abcd, 13 [cf. 10d] / Jn 11:45-56
- Next Sunday: Mt 21:1-11 / Is 50:4-7 / Ps 22:8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24 [2a] / Phil 2:6-11 / Mt 26:14—27:66 or 27:11-54
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