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Blessed Sacrament Parish Bible Study—Fall 2021
Click here to register. JESUS:   THE WAY, THE TRUTH, AND THE LIFE Is Jesus a part of your life, or is he at the center of your life as he should be? This video study was filmed in the Holy Land so you can experience the extraordinary world in which Jesus lived and taught – t...

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Annual School Supply Drive with a Twist
It’s that time of year! As with many of our events, we are doing things differently. This year we are asking for gift cards to stores such as Walmart, Staples, Target, etc. to be donated in lieu of actual school supplies.  The gift cards will be donated to our “adopted” ...

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New England Youth Christian Service Day
SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, August 28th 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We will all meet together at The Respite Center in Hopkinton, MA for opening prayer and work-site assignments Details: + Joining high school and junior high school young people from all over New England + Open to high s...

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Youth Group Farm Co-op - Still looking for Volunteers
Sowing seeds in Rich Soil!  Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to participate in our Garden Co-Op benefiting our Local Food Pantries and Soup Kitchen.  To participate, click here to complete the one time permission slip which covers your through harvest time.   Then, when&nbs...

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Faith Formation Volunteers Needed
If you have been praying about a way to serve God and our community, please consider volunteering to be a teacher or an aide. Training and materials will be provided. Our plan for the 2021/22 school year is to offer in person classes, at both campuses, alongside some alternate sessions yet to be ...

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Baptism Preparation Class

Posted on July 16, 2021 in: General News

Baptism Preparation Class
The next class for registered parents who wish to have their child(ren) baptized is scheduled for: Tuesday, August 10th at 7:00pm Call Denise at 860-872-0200, Ext. 1 to pre-register. Baptisms are scheduled: at St. Bernard on the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Sunday of the month at St. Matthew...

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Free COVID-19 vaccinations Available to ALL who are Age-eligible
For vaccination opportunities, please visit: www.vernon-ct.gov or call (860) 896-4568  

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Frosty Village Bazaar 2021!!

Posted on July 09, 2021 in: General News

Frosty Village Bazaar 2021!!
Cleaning out? Donations of yarn, quilting fabric (including dog, cat, children, and Xmas prints, etc.), buttons, quilt batting, felt, fleece, flannel, ribbon, baskets, Velcro, etc. are greatly appreciated. Leave in the Frosty Village Bazaar box under the coat rack in St. Matthew hall. Your kind dona...

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Mattie’s Togs Thrift Shop is Looking for Substitutes
We are requesting substitutes to add to our list of workers who could work an occasional Saturday 9 - 1 at Mattie's Togs Thrift Shop. Please call Billie Dowgiewicz a call if you would like to assist in this matter. 860-871-0260   MATTIE'S TOGS, located on the Dunn Hill side of ...

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Please Consider ONLINE GIVING for Your Weekly and Special Collection Donations
It is SAFE and EASY! ParishSOFT, the company that supports our Online Giving platform, meets the payment card industry’s strictest security standard, and they are a Level 1 Certified PCI Compliant Service Provider. ParishSOFT treats your sensitive information with the utmost respect and put...

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Offertory Baskets Located Near Communion Stations
During the pandemic, Blessed Sacrament Parish has suspended having ushers collect weekly offertory envelopes. Instead we now have a collection basket located before each Communion station. Please put your envelope in the basket when you go for Communion.  

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Reflections from the Market Place
Click here to check out Deacon Ron’s reflection about the upcoming weekend’s scripture readings.     

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Mass & Sanctuary Lamp Intentions
Both of our Churches have a Sanctuary Lamp that is available to memorialize a loved one or for an intention such as healing or thanksgiving. The lamp will burn for a week for the intention. To reserve a Mass or Sanctuary Lamp, please call: For St. Matthew: (860) 872-0200 For St. Bernard:&nb...

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Blessed Sacrament Parish Soup Kitchen Ministry Is Looking for Volunteers to Fill Spots on Teams.
We can use couples, parent and child, and individuals.  Teams work once a month at Cornerstone Soup Kitchen, around the corner from St. Bernard. Volunteers can also work as subs. Hours are 4:30 - 6:00pm. For information, please contact Becky Maresh at soupkitchen@cath-comm.org....

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New Music Video on Our Website

Posted on April 10, 2021 in: General News

New Music Video on Our Website
New video available from our Music Ministry: St. Matthew Children's Choir Other Videos Available: Jesus Christ is Risen How Beautiful  

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Prayer Shawls Available

Posted on April 02, 2021 in: General News

Prayer Shawls Available
The Prayer Shawl Ministry would like you to know that although we cannot have our monthly meetings at church at the present time, we have many beautiful prayer shawls, lap robes, and pocket prayer shawls all blessed, sprinkled with holy water, and ready to be freely given away to those in need of co...

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Amazon Smile Helps Haiti

Posted on November 19, 2020 in: General News

Amazon Smile Helps Haiti
If you, like so many others, are doing your shopping online these days, please consider signing up for Amazon Smile (www.smile.amazon.com) and designating Norwich Diocese Outreach to Haiti as the organization you would like receiving all donations generated from your spending. It is free, and items ...

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Cell Phone Text Message Scam

Posted on August 02, 2020 in: General News

Cell Phone Text Message Scam
In recent days, some parishioners received text messages to their cell phones, from what appeared to be Fr. Rick, asking for help purchasing gift cards for some purpose. THIS IS A SCAM AND SHOULD BE IGNORED. It appears to be an extension of the email Phishing scam we recently dealt with. The poli...

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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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Over 70 ½ and want to lower your taxes?
The federal tax laws have changed. If you are over 70½ and receiving money from an IRA, you can now reduce your taxable income by making your donations to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Parish directly from your IRA. Please consult your IRA investment company, tax advisor, or call Brian Kenny,...

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Get Our Bulletin Online or By Email
Our bulletin is available on our website, under Resources—Sunday Bulletin Click here to go to our bulletins (blessedsacramentct.org/Resources/Sunday-Bulletin)   You can also sign up to have our publisher email our bulletin to you: 1)  Click on this link https:...

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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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