Important – Please read – EMAIL SCAM
The Diocese of Bridgeport sent every parish a flyer about an email scam. No one from Our Lady of Grace is seeking contributions of iTunes gift cards. Please disregard any email from the Office or from a “parishioner” that asks for gift cards.
Lent upon us, I invite you to participate in the Sacrament of Reconciliation, we will continue to have confessions at our regular times. The Saturday time is best for the Church. It is quiet and prayerful and allows you a time for prayer and reflection.
We will also have a Parish Penance Service on Wednesday April 8th at 7pm. We are a parish with one priest, so please join us during the scheduled times!
Ash Wednesday Schedule: 7:30 am Prayer Service, 9:00 am Mass,3:30 pm Prayer Service, 5:30 pm Mass, and 7:30 pm Prayer Service.
Stations of the Cross during Lent on Fridays at 12:00 (Noon).
The guidelines for Lenten Fasting and Abstinence during Lent are:
The rules for fasting and abstinence in the United States are: Every person 14 years or older must abstain from meat (and items made with meat) on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and all the Fridays of Lent. Every person between the age of 18 and 59 (beginning of 60th year) must fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Fasting is one full meal and two smaller meals and fast between meals.
Diocesan White Mass – Medical Professionals Please save the date Sunday March 22, 2020 for the Annual White Mass. More Information to follow!
On Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm at St Theresa Parish in Trumbull, Bishop Caggiano will be celebrating the 2020 Wedding Jubilee Mass. This Mass is for couples celebrating their 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50+ year wedding anniversaries. The Mass will be immediately followed by a concert by the Diocesan Choir 4 Youth. To register, please contact the parish office or go to www.bridgeportdiocese.org/jubileemass to register directly. There is no cost to attend. Space is limited, so please RSVP by April 16, 2020.