Parish News

KofC Free Throw Championship

The St. Rita Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a FREE-THROW CHAMPIONSHIP CONTEST SATURDAY, JANUARY 21ST ST. RITA SCHOOL (1601 WHITNEY AVENUE, HAMDEN) STARTING AT 9:00 AM OPEN TO BOYS AND GIRLS AGES 9 - 14 (MUST BRING PROOF OF AGE TO PARTICIPATE) Winners in each age division will … [Read More...]

Parish News

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...]

“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...]

Parish News

“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...]

Annual Family Gift

As outlined in my letter to you this week, the Church of Saint Rita is beginning its fall Annual Family Gift Appeal. It is with God's love in our hearts that I asked every "able" parish household to consider a sacrificial gift/pledge commitment of $100. Pledges can be fulfilled by mail or via the … [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…]