Parish News

Archbishop’s Annual Appeal

The 2017 Archbishop's Annual Appeal is now underway in our parish. Your support of this year's Appeal ensures that essential charitable, educational and pastoral ministries of the Archdiocese of Hartford are carried forward. We hope you can help meet our parish goal of $80,000. If you would like to … [Read More...]

Parish News

Call for Habitat for Humanity Volunteers

St. Rita's Habitat for Humanity volunteers will be working at 99 Hampton Road, Hamden on Saturday, March 25th. Anyone 16 or older interested in helping to build this new home for a veteran can contact Gina Morrow at 203-230-1841 or by email. … [Read More...]

St. Rita Columbiettes Retreat

The newly formed St. Rita Columbiettes began the spiritual aspect of their ministry Saturday, February 25, with a pre-Lenten retreat at the Caritas Center of Mount Sacred Heart, that was open to all the women of the parish. Sr. Maureen Fitzgerald A.S.C.J. led the retreat titled,"To See as Jesus … [Read More...]

Lenten Season

  LENTEN REGULATIONS Abstinence from meat is to be observed by all Catholics 14 years old and older on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and all the Fridays of Lent. Fasting is to be observed on Ash Wednesday, Friday and all Fridays of Lent. Fasting is to be observed on Ash Wednesday and Good … [Read More...]

Parish News

26th Annual Sweetheart Mass

All married and engaged couples are invited to join us for the Sweetheart Mass on March 25th at 7pm. The Mass entitled, Marriage: A Journey Together will be a wonderful candlelight service celebrating the sacrament of marriage and will feature the Notre Dame Boy's Choir. A reception will take place … [Read More...]

Palm Cross Sale

The Knights of Columbus will once again be taking orders for Palm Crosses. The crosses are $12 each. Order forms will be available next weekend. Crosses will be available for pickup on Palm Sunday, April 9th. … [Read More...]

“I Phone Fast! Will U?”

For the first time ever, the Archdiocese of Hartford is inviting people to "fast" from using cell phones on Ash Wednesday, March 1st, and Food Friday, April 14th, in an initiative called, "I Phone Fast!" Silencing our busy phones gives God a chance to call our hearts. Please consider including this … [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…]