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Mass Live Will Be Streamed on our New Website
  During this temporary suspension of the public celebration of Mass, we invite you to watch as we Live Stream our Masses. We will Live Stream Masses as follows: Sunday at 10AM Monday at 8AM Tuesday at 9AM Wednesday at 8AM Thursday at 9AM Friday at 8AM To watch, go to...

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Stations of the Cross Available Online
While we are refraining from gathering as a group due to COVID-19 and therefore cannot pray the Stations of the Cross together at Church, we have recorded the Stations of the Cross prayers. This video is available to view at anytime on our website under Spirituality/Devotional Prayer (click her...

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$200 Donation for Every 25 New Online Donors!
ParishSOFT, the company supporting our parish database and our Online Giving platform, will donate $200 to Blessed Sacrament Parish for every 25 new Online accounts registered after of March 13th.  If your've been waiting to sign up to have your Offertory support the parish this way, n...

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FORMED. The Catholic Faith. On Demand.
See Catholic movies, videos, programs and much more FOR FREE with FORMED.  Blessed Sacrament Parish has a FORMED subscription so access is FREE for all parishioners.  FORMED now has a new method for signing up for access that no longer requires the parish CODE and we just posted these new ...

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Catholic Book Club - Spring 2020
Blessed Sacrament Parish Book Club was scheduled to return in April; however, due to COVID-19 we will defer until a time we can safely gather.   Participants in previous sessions have already selected our next book by Fr. Paul Boudreau, Fearless: Stories of American Saints. If you alrea...

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Safe Environments in the Diocese of Norwich
The following documents are on our website www.blessedsacramentct.org. Click on Resources and then Safe Environments.  Click here to go to this page on our website. · Safe Environments in the Diocese of Norwich · Diocese of Norwich : Sexual Abuse & Sexual Misco...

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Public Celebration of Masses Temporarily Suspended
NORWICH – Beginning effective immediately, Bishop Michael R. Cote has mandated that all public celebrations of Mass be temporarily suspended in all churches of the Diocese of Norwich (the Connecticut counties of Middlesex, New London, Tolland, and Windham and Fishers Island, New York), and con...

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Get Our Bulletin Via Email

Posted on March 18, 2020 in: General News

Get Our Bulletin Via Email
To have the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Parish bulletin emailed to you: 1)  Click on this link https://www.parishesonline.com/ to go to Parishes Online 2)  Enter Blessed Sacrament Parish in the Church Name field 3)  Enter Rockville, CT or 06066 in the City, Stat...

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Visit our New Blessed Sacrament Website!
Visit our new website - www.blessedsacramentct.org.  We have added many new features including videos and are organized on our Mission Statement. If you go to the former websites for St. Bernard Church and St. Matthew Church, you will automatically be pointed to our new website.

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IMPORTANT VIRUS UPDATE

Posted on March 16, 2020 in: General News

IMPORTANT VIRUS UPDATE
Please be advised the following events at Blessed Sacrament Parish have been cancelled or postponed due to the pandemic: All Masses as of March 17, 2020 A Day of Reconciliation, March 20th Ministers of Holy Communion workshops, March 21st & March 28th Gift Card Sale, March 28th &...

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Blessed Sacrament Parish Prayer Network
To request prayers or join the Prayer Network,  email:  prayer@cath-comm.org or call the parish office at (860) 875-0753 Ext 100.

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Baptism Preparation Meeting POSTPONED
The next class for registered parents who wish to have their child(ren) baptized is scheduled for: April 14th at 7:00pm in the St. Matthew Chapel Call Denise at 860-872-0200, Ext. 1 to pre-register. Baptisms are scheduled: at St. Bernard Church on the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Sunday o...

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Are You Having Trouble Hearing at Mass?
Both St. Bernard & St. Matthew Churches have ‘hearing devices’ tied into the sound system. If you would like to use one of the hearing devices, you can ask for one before Mass. At St. Matthew in the vesting room by the front doors At St. Bernard in the Sacristy - enter t...

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St. Matthew Preschool Registration
Registration has started for the 2020/2021 school year! Our 3 year olds meet on Tuesday and Thursday from 8:45am until 11:45am Our 4 year olds meet on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:45am until 11:45am We are an accredited Music Together Preschool. Both classes receive a 30 minut...

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Kid's Questions with Bishop Cote POSTPONED
Families & children are invited to Share Lent with the Bishop “Family Feud Style” Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:00pm-7:30pm St. Matthew Church Hall Ask questions about Lenten Traditions as well as any other Faith Traditions you have always wondered about! Jo...

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Center for Disease Control (CDC) Coronavirus (COVID –19) Prevention Protocols
Like many of our parishioners, the clergy & staff at Blessed Sacrament Parish are monitoring developments regarding the Coronavirus. We have included guidance from the CDC on how to prevent the spread of this and other respiratory diseases. For more information please see the CDC website https:/...

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St. Bernard Cemetery Clean Up

Posted on March 09, 2020 in: General News

St. Bernard Cemetery Clean Up
Families are requested to remove all Christmas and winter decorations by March 15th. All unwanted decorations may be placed in or near trash barrels. Families are also reminded to remove all artificial flowers, statuettes, and garden shop figurines of any kind. Artificial flowers are not allowed ...

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Communion Minister Training POSTPONED
Attention all Blessed Sacrament Parish Communion Ministers! March 21st 9:00am at St. Matthew March 28th 9:00am at St. Bernard Please save the date for this important training session. You only need to attend one session—it would be best to attend at the Church where you serve.&nb...

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Pastor's Page - March

Posted on March 08, 2020 in: Message from Fr. Rick

Pastor's Page - March
Dear Parish Family, In the Book of James 4:8 we hear these encouraging words - “Draw near to God and God will draw near to you.”  Great words for us to contemplate as we journey through the season of Lent.  This passage reminds us that faith is not a spectator sport but rath...

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Religious Education Update

Posted on March 04, 2020 in: General News

Religious Education Update
All Faith Formation classes at both campuses are suspended while our public schools are closed.  

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Low Gluten Host Available

Posted on March 04, 2020 in: General News

Low Gluten Host Available
Low-gluten Communion Hosts are available for sufferers of Celiac disease at both St. Bernard and St. Matthew. If you need low-gluten Communion Host, please come to the presider’s line (right-center aisle line) during Holy Communion and say you would like a low-gluten Host.

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Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Rice Bowl Collection
Instead of collecting CRS Rice Bowls, Blessed Sacrament Parish has opted to use special envelopes for this collection. These envelopes are included with the weekly offertory envelope packets. If you would like to support this collection, use this new envelope or mark any envelope ‘CRS Rice ...

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Pray for our Military

Posted on November 12, 2019 in: General News

Pray for our Military
We are updating our prayer list of deployed military personnel.  If you have a loved one who is in the military in harm’s way, please email spirituality@cath-comm.org or call either Church office. St. Michael is the patron saint of soldiers and will be regularly asked to intercede for ...

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