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30 Jones Hollow Road, Marlborough, CT 06447
30 Jones Hollow Road,
Marlborough, Connecticut 06447-1141
Pastor, Fr. Thomas J. Sas
Deacon John W. McKaig
Robin Baran,(860) 295-0001
Director of Religious Education
Director of Music Ministry
Please be aware that our parish has hearing enhanced audio equipment available for parishioners to borrow during Mass.
*Please see Father Sas prior to Mass.
Saturday, 4:00 PM
Sunday, 8:30 AM & 10:30 AM
Monday thru Thursday at 8:30 AM
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Saturday, 3:00 PM or by appointment
If a member of the family for whom the Mass is being offered would like to present the gifts, please notify Fr. Sas before Mass
Hours for the parish office will vary during the summer. Please call first (860.295.0001) if you are planning to stop by. Any messages left on the answering system will be checked regularly.
PLEASE NOTE: The church doors are locked when the Parish Office is closed. Please be sure to make arrangements during office hours for access to the church.
For Sponsor Certificates, Baptism or Marriage, Click Download Sponsor Certificates or call 860-295-0001.
CHRISTMAS GIFT GIVING
Please take a gift tag from our Christmas box display. The gifts this year are for the Catholic Worker House in the north end of Hartford, ImmaCare Shelter in Hartford and the Marlborough Health Care Center. There are also gift tags requesting gift cards and a box to accept monetary donations (check payable to “St. John Fisher Church” or cash) for those unable to shop.
TAGS AVAILABLE: Weekend of Dec. 2-3
RETURN YOUR UNWRAPPED GIFT: By the weekend of Dec. 9-10
Silently & Patiently Waiting
4:00-5:00pm ~ December 3rd, 10th & 17th
“Come Lord Jesus, Come.”
Advent is a time of quiet hope and a season of waiting in stillness. Join us as we prepare our hearts for the coming of our Savior by attending an Advent Holy Hour with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Come Join the Fun! All are Welcome!
Christmas Caroling at the Marlborough Health Care Center
Date: Sunday, December 10th
Time: 4:00 pm
Place: Meet at the Health Care Center
PRESENTED BY JACKIE ALLEN DOUCET
Join Jackie as she guides us in the relaxing and meditative process of Zendoodling. She will share her artistic talents teaching the art of Zendoodling focused on an Advent Scripture passage while she shares stories from living in community at the Catholic Worker House.
Families can sponsor a missal for the upcoming Liturgical year with a donation of $10.00. This is a wonderful opportunity to honor loved ones, living or deceased, or simply dedicate a missal to your individual family.
Please place your completed coupon in an envelope, with your donation, in the collection basket before December 4th.
This missal is dedicated to the memory of:
OR This missal is in honor of:
We are strengthened as a family, and as a parish community when our children hear the Word of God and worship together. Our 5th grade Faith Formation class will be participating in the Celebration of the Eucharist on Sunday December 3rd at 10:30 mass.
A Fellowship and Coffee Hour, hosted by our 5th grade class, in the hall, will follow this mass. All parishioners are invited to attend
Saturday, December 2nd ~ Following the 4:00pm Mass
We will be extending the time this month until 9:00pm, to be able to watch a Christmas movie at the end of the evening. Bring comfy clothes, blankets or a sleeping bag and your Christmas spirit!
Take a break from your Christmas shopping and come share a meal, play some games, listen to some music and watch a movie with your firends.
The Confirmation class is once again making Christmas bags for the men at Immacare Shelter and is in need of decks of playing cards. Anyone interested in donating playing cards may leave them in the baskets at the church entrances. We are also continuing to collect gently used beanie babies, small stuffed animals and fiction books (children & adult) for various Confirmation service projects.
We will be changing our missals for the First Sunday of Advent, December 3rd. The 2018 missal contains the liturgy for the entire year as well as the hymns and songs.
Next week's collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) needs your help. CCHD was founded to break the cycle of poverty in America by funding organizations that help individuals help themselves. With a tradition of improving education, housing situations, and community economic development, CCHD continues to make a positive impact in communities nationwide. Your contribution will defend human dignity and reach out to those living on the margins. Please give to the CCHD Collection next weekend.