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A Letter from Fr. Emmanuel


Do You Know Your Faith?

10-07-2018Rev. Emmanuel I. Ihemedu

Do you know why we go from Sitting to Standing to Kneeling through Mass? We stand during Mass as a sign of reverence. In the same way that we stand in respect when introduced to an important person, we also stand when meeting Christ in the gospel, when receiving the Eucharist and when we are in an important conversation with God. A time for sitting is usually a time for listening and reflecting. Bowing for blessing was practiced for many years in the Church. It was replaced by kneeling in the Western rite.

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Upcoming Events


Scripture Discussion Group
Oct 15 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Mondays from 6:00-7:30pm in the John Paul II Pastoral Center

Join this fun-filled and inspiring group as we enrich our understanding of the readings from last weekend’s Holy Mass.

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Sacrament Preparation Parent Meetings
Oct 17

Oct 17 and Oct 21. More information to come!

Rachel's Vineyard
Oct 19

Weekends for Healing after Abortion. October 19-21 in Litchfield, CT.

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Penny Auction
Oct 19 5:30pm

St. Peter Hall, 107 East Main Street. Doors open at 5:30pm and calling begins at 7:00pm.

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Ultreya
Oct 19 7:00pm

The Cursillo Movement is reaching out to new friends and old in the Litchfield County area. Join us at Sacred Heart Hall116 Grove Street – Torrington.

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