Parish News

Women’s Mini Retreat

The newly formed St. Rita Columbiettes are sponsoring a mini retreat at the Caritas Center of Mount Sacred Heart. Sr. Maureen Fitzgerald A.S.C.J. (former principal of St. Rita School) will direct the three-hour retreat on February 25th, from 9am-noon. All women of the parish are welcome to attend. … [Read More...]

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Men’s Retreat

Retreat Theme: The Light of Simplicity February 24-26, 2017 Join Holy Family's retreat team for a weekend of peace and reflection as we explore the simple and transformative message at the heart of Jesus' teachings. Discover how simplicity can shine a light on what is truly essential and … [Read More...]

St. Rita Columbiettes

The ladies of St. Rita Church of Hamden, CT have formed a new Columbiettes Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus. An initiation ceremony was conducted in the parish hall on Saturday, January 14, followed by an installation of officers. The ceremonies were conducted by ladies of the Connecticut State … [Read More...]

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“Coats for Kids”

The Saint Rita Council of the Knights of Columbus participated in the "Coats for Kids" Program with the town of Hamden. Program chairmen were Eric Gallicchio and Leotis Tyson. In addition to distributing new coats to needy children of Saint Rita School and the Parish, the Knights also joined with … [Read More...]

“Star Council” Award

The Knights of Columbus, Saint Rita Council #14664 of Hamden, CT has earned the distinction of "Star Council" for the fraternal year 2015-2016.This is the eighth consecutive annual award presented to the council; one for each year of the council's existence. The award recognizes overall … [Read More...]

News & Notes from St. Rita School

News & Notes: May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016 Dear St. Rita Parents, Sr. Anne sends you her thanks for your kind thoughts, deeds and prayers as she recovers from her recent surgery. She will remain out until the end of the school year and Mrs. Dinehart will continue to cover … [Read More…]

News & Notes: April 12, 2016

April 12, 2016 Dear St. Rita Parents, Included in the last New & Notes was a detailed list of all upcoming events which we will update regularly and post to our website. Please view the list below and note that any new events (that have … [Read More…]

News & Notes: March 29, 2016

March 29, 2016 Dear St. Rita Parents, Happy Easter! The celebration of Our Lord’s Resurrection continues in the Church for eight days, called the Octave of Easter. Each day of the Octave is ranked as a Solemnity in the Church’s liturgical … [Read More…]