The following parishioners from St. Patrick Parish are being honored in the Archdiocesan
Certificate and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Jerome Church
in New Britain.
The Discipleship Award for Seniors in High School will be awarded to: Shannon Connolly, Bridget Conway, Ryan Gorham, Sarah (Sammy) Kallman, Nathan Koziol, Mogan Lewis, Tuhan Nguyen, Kyle LaForest-Roys, Matthew Triplett, Michael Tuttle and Nathaniel Walsh.
We congratulate them for their outstanding service to the parish!
Liturgy of the Word for Children
Liturgy of the Word for Children will continue the summer months to enable the little ones to hear the Readings of the Week in a manner that they can understand. We encourage parents to continue to bring their children to either the 9:30 or 11:30 Mass on Sundays.
Registration for Fall Religious Education Classes
Registration for fall Religious Education Classes 2016-2017 begins now, before school ends and summer vacations and activities begin. The forms are being emailed to families who currently have children in the program.
Families who are new to the parish are requested to contact Eileen Dignazio in the Parish Office Building next door to the Church. Registration Forms may also be found on the parish website: www.stpatsfarm.org. Classes for Preschool – Grade 8 will be held at Irving A. Robbins on Monday evenings from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
All Sacrament Classes: Sacraments 1 & 2, and Grades 9 & 10, will be held in the Church Hall. Parents Teaching At Home, (PTAH) is an option for families of children who cannot attend classes on Monday evenings due to scheduling conflicts, with the exclusion of the Sacrament Classes.
Please contact Eileen for details: Eileen@stpatsfarm.com.
Catechists are needed for all grade levels that meet at Irving A. Robbins School on Monday evenings and also the GIFT program. Please contact Eileen Dignazio, if you would like to discuss this ministry to the children of the parish.
Virtus Training Office of Safe Environment
Archdiocese of Hartford
A VIRTUS training will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 7:00-9:30 p.m. in St. Patrick
Church Hall. VIRTUS is the adult component of the Safe Environment Office of the Archdiocese
of Hartford. It is an awareness program for adults over the age of 18 who have contact with
Children, Youth and Vulnerable Adults.
For more information, please call or email Eileen Dignazio: 860-676-0253 or Eileen@stpatsfarm.com. Register online at www.virtusonline.org.
We are beginning to make plans for GIFT ~Fall of 2016. The dates and themes for the Fall are as follows. So, mark your calendars for a fall that will be exciting and filled with new experiences as we
begin “Opening the Gift of the Church.”
September 16, 17, 18 Theme: The Holy Spirit: The Spirit in Scripture; Pentecost; Spirit of Life.
October 21, 22, 23 Theme: History of the Church: Development of the Church; Marks of the Church.
November 11, 12, 13 Theme: Ecumenism & Interfaith Relations in the Modern Catholic Church.
Sign up online will be available this summer. Please watch the bulletin for details.
First Holy Communion Class of 2016
May 7, 2016
Lily Bennett Jack Bouchard Dylan Brennan
Triston Coronado Clare Cosentino Noelle D’Lubac
Dante Fierro Isabella George Sean Geraghty
Kaitlin Gleifert Luke Jalinskas Peter Jalinskas
Derek Lagano Luciana LaPlaca Victoria Melzen
Cecelia Minard Eva Skindaras Ryan Sousa
Cara Madeline Smith Dante Vieyra
Gabriel Wilczak Lydia Wilczak Ruby Wisniewski
Wishing these children special blessings as they enter into Holy
Communion with Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen. Sincere thanks to the Catechist,
Mrs. Ginny Byrne, and her assistants: John Byrne, Veronica Krusz and Anna Sellers.
according to majority of travelers' availability. Room, board and airfare are approximately $1000 -$1300. For a good feel of what the trip involves, visit the St. Pat's website - in the left handnavigation column, click on "Haiti Partnership."
Welcome to our church - we invite you to look around and get a feel for our church. Feel free to share any comments or questions that might be on your mind through our online guest book. If you're not currently a member of our church - we'd like to take this opportunity to invite you to one of our weekly Masses. And of course, feel free to reach out and speak to our Pastor Father Thomas Barry or anyone in our very active ministries.
We hope you and your family will have a warm and welcoming experience with us as we celebrate as a parish community at our Masses, events, and ministries.
May God bless you,
Staff at Saint Patrick Parish in Farmington, CT
Parish Office: (860) 677-2639
Fax Number : (860) 677-2672
Hours : M-W 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Th 8:30 am - 1:00pm