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October 4th, 2015

Catholic Services Move, Families Counted

by Christopher O'Brien

The Catholic mass schedule between St. Pius and St. Maria Goretti Churches will be adjusted during the autumn months.

The Saturday 4:00 pm Vigil Mass will be at St. Maria Goretti Church during October, November, and December. The parish councils of both parishes agreed to this quarterly rotation last year when Fr. Kevin Donovan was assigned to minister to both of Wolcott’s Catholic churches. The Saturday mass will return again to St. Pius in January.

Sunday’s 8:30 service at St. Pius X and the 10:30 am service at St. Maria Goretti do not rotate and remain the same.

The weekday 8:00 am mass will remain at St. Pius X. It is more cost efficient to keep that mass there during the cooler months. The lower end of town also receives less snow.

Census Returns
A census of both parishes

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November 13th, 2013

Landmark Cross Removed from HolyLand

by Christopher O'Brien
Pine Hill's bare top is missing the landmark Cross area residents are used to.

Pine Hill’s bare top is missing the landmark Cross area residents are used to. Photo taken from Baldwin St. by Chris O’Brien

By Chris O’Brien

It was Halloween morning when many of the City’s residents drove past I-84 and the mall, glancing upwards towards the familiar landmark seen throughout town as a sign of hope, faith, and comfort.

Mayor O'Leary looks on; photo: Jennifer Rose

Mayor O’Leary looks on; photo: Jennifer Rose

The large cross that beckoned travelers passing through Greater Waterbury or just running an errand or two that Thursday morning was just absent, giving way to a grey overcast sky.

It just wasn’t there.

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