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Blessed Sacrament Parish Mass Schedule
As of Friday July 10th, we will return all our Masses, weekend and weekday, to our regular Mass schedule interrupted by the pandemic in March. Our Mass Schedule is as follows:   Location Time Sunday St. Bernard St. Bernard St....

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Steubenville Youth Conference - Virtual Live Experience - July 17-18
Dear Parents and Teens,  Each summer Hilary Brady and I take a group of teens to the Steubenville Youth Conference.  This conference is a weekend filled with prayer, music, thousands of teens and a whole lot of fun!  It is an experience of a lifetime!  Obviously, we cannot mee...

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Justice and Peace Committee Meeting - July 17th
11:00am in the St. Matthew Church Gazebo You are invited to join us to explore together what we can do, as individuals and as Church, to address the prejudices and disparities within our relationships and within our communities. Please wear a mask and bring a chair in case we need to move...

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Bible Study With Zoom - Registration Deadline - July 20th
Register today online for our fall Catholic Bible Study, "Romans: The Gospel of Salvation".  The Bible Study will be conducted with Zoom this year and will start August 31st. The Registration deadline is July 20th in time to get the course materials.  Discover What It Means to...

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Prayer Service for Fr. White - July 21st at 7:00pm
Please join our Clergy and the Perpetual Care Committee in remembering St. Bernard's former pastor, Father John White. The prayer service will be held at Fr. White's grave site in the St. Bernard Cemetery. We look forward to seeing you there!  

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Welcome Home to Weekend Masses!
Enjoy the Welcome Home video!! Please check out the other news articles on the reservation process and the video on what to expect when you arrive at Mass.  Welcome Home!!!!

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COVID-19 Viral Screen & Antibody Testing Every Tuesday in the St. Bernard Parking Lot
Drive-Thru Testing Only 9:00am to 10:00am Walk-Up Testing Only 10:30am to 11:30am In addition to a viral screen for an active COVID-19 infection, individuals will now have the option to be screened for the antibody to determine prior exposure to the virus. The antibod...

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Blessed Sacrament Parish Public Celebration of Weekend Masses
Due to safety protocols, the maximum number of people at any one of our Masses is limited to 100. To ensure we follow this guideline, our parish has instituted an online reservation program for weekend Masses where you can reserve a seat for yourself and family members from the same household.&...

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Baptism Preparation Class

Posted on June 29, 2020 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 11th 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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Pastor's Page - Summer 2020
Dear Blessed Sacrament Parish Family, July usually finds us in a carefree and relaxed mood. This July, however, has a very different feel to it as we continue to do everything in our power to keep our families safe and well during this challenging pandemic.  July is also the month when we ce...

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Welcome, Fr. George!

Posted on June 24, 2020 in: General News

Welcome, Fr. George!
Check out this video to learn more about Fr. George

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Mass Intentions Update

Posted on June 21, 2020 in: General News

Mass Intentions Update
Blessed Sacrament Parish has resumed taking Mass Intention requests for both MID-WEEK & WEEKEND Masses. In addition to Mass Intentions, each of our Churches has a Sanctuary Lamp that is available to memorialize a loved one or for an intention such as healing or thanksgiving. The lamp will bur...

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Bread & Soup Supper Update

Posted on June 17, 2020 in: General News

Bread & Soup Supper Update
Although we were unable to gather together for our Lenten Bread and Soup Supper on March 9th, which supports the teachers in our St. Pierre Parish school in Haiti, we didn’t want to let it go without showing our appreciation to everyone who made a donation and/or purchased tickets for the supp...

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A Seminarian Reflection

Posted on June 16, 2020 in: General News

A Seminarian Reflection
From the Four County Catholic, Vocation Corner from our very own seminiarian, Dharen Manuel Brochero Garavito, 1st Theology, Mount Saint Mary Seminary I LOVE JESUS! These words bring me back to the moment I realized how much I love Jesus. It reminds me of a story Father Richard Ric...

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Blessed Sacrament Parish Reopening Plan for Weekeday Masses starting June 8th
Click this link to view the detailed plan

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Watch our “A Half Cup of Coffee Show” with our Special Guest Fr. Ellis
Video #4 - Interview with Fr. Ellis Video #3 - Hope: Video #2 - Good Shepherd Sunday:   Video #1 - Behind the Screen:

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Introducing the St. Bernard Tobin, Tierney, Ramsdell Project
What is the project?  In planning for over 12 years, the project is to completely renovate St. Bernard School, demolish the old Parish Center, add a wing to the School, improve traffic flow, and expand parking.  The project will expand the number of ministry and class meeting rooms to 1...

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Help Our Local Food Pantries
From the Cornerstone Food Cupboard: Thank you so much for your ongoing support of the Cornerstone Cupboard. As you may have heard, we can no longer permit our clients to enter the Cupboard to shop. Instead, we distribute a bag of basic nonperishable food items and a bag with produce and meat...

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Fr. White Scholarship

Posted on May 18, 2020 in: General News

Fr. White Scholarship
The Father White Scholarship was established to pay tribute to the Rev. John White, former pastor of St. Bernard Church. Throughout his priestly ministry, Father White embraced his vocation by preaching, teaching and living the Gospel message of compassion and service. He epitomized the ideal of dio...

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Online Giving Doubles at Blessed Sacrament!
Due to your great response, our effort to increase our Online Giving to provide a predictable cash flow to our parish, and eliminate the need to mail envelopes has been a great success!  We have now gone from 200 Online Giving participants to 405, more than doubling!  ParishSOFT, the co...

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St. Bernard Preschool Registration
Now enrolling for the 2020-21 school year! Faith-Based, Quality Education at Affordable Prices We serve children aged 3-5 years old. Children must turn three by December 31, 2020 and be potty trained to be eligible. We strive to provide our children with: Individualized curr...

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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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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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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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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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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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