Divine Mercy Knights of Columbus is again sponsoring the distribution of crosses made with palm for the Easter season. These beautiful crosses – 24” high by 12” across – include a choice of colored ribbons and also feature artificial lilies, suitable to adorn your yard or respectfully placed at grave sites of beloved family members.

The price remains $12 per cross, and order forms are available at the exits of both churches beginning on the three weekends of March 7-8, 14-15 and 21-22, or on the parish website. Crosses will be available for pickup on Palm Sunday weekend, April 3-5, at the times indicated on the order form.  

Click to download an order form.

Divine Mercy Irish Night will take place on Saturday, March 21 at St. Stephen Church Hall. Please plan to join us!

You may purchase tickets after Mass beginning next weekend or at either parish office during office hours by Wednesday, March 18th. Tickets are $15.00 for adults, $30.00 for a family of 4 with at least 2 children, $5.00 for children 6-13 and free for children under 6.

Traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner, hot dogs and tatter tots available. Columbus House participants in the Abraham’s Tent program will be our guests. Profits will help support Columbus House. For further information, please call Jane Stevens at 203/248-9587 or Joanne McLoughlin at 203/288-7848

We will pray the Stations of the Cross during the season of Lent each Friday evening at 7pm alternating between St. Rita and St. Stephen Churches. We will begin on Friday, February 28th at St. Rita Church. Please watch the bulletin for the schedule each week.

February 26, Ash Wednesday at 7:30pm at St. Rita Church

Please join us to begin our Lenten Journey together in prayer, fellowship, and to acquire a deeper knowledge of the most mysterious and precious relic of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Abraham’s Tent is a community-based program. Sponsored by Columbus House of New Haven and through the generosity of local churches, Abraham’s Tent provides temporary shelter for 12 adult men from December through March. On a rotating basis, area churches offer shelter, meals and fellowship from early evening through breakfast. Divine Mercy Parish will be participating in Abraham’s Tent March 16-23, 2020. Sign ups will be weekend of February 15 & 16.