|CURRENT AND UPCOMING EVENTS|
Hospitality Sunday– First Sunday of the month from September through May, in the school hall, following Sunday morning masses. SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Divine Mercy Chaplet– with Adoration to follow each Wednesday evening, 7:00 PM, @ Saint Mark Church. Resumed on April 14, 2021.
Holy Hour- Come spend an hour in Eucharistic adoration in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament. Friday @ 7:00 PM at St. Mark Church (Spanish) and Monday @ 7:00PM at St. Ann (English). The next Spanish Holy Hour will be October 1st. Join us for adoration, prayer, and reflection. All are welcome.
Collecting Food for the Needy- The Bristol Food Bank is in need of food during these uncertain times. Our parish is still collecting food. If you would like to donate, our churches will be open on Sundays from 8:00 am to 12:00 Noon, you can drop off the food then. Thank you and God Bless!
Schedule of Annual Parish Events
Due to COVID-19 Most events have been cancelled or changed to comply with restrictions.
(Please note that the dates of these events are subject to change)
Three Kings Celebration/ Día de Los Tres Reyes– Mass, followed by a social in the parish hall. Cancelled for 2021
Saint Valentine’s Day Dance- In Parish Hall- Cancelled for 2021
Ash Wednesday- February 17, 2021-Ashes will be distributed at St. Mark church only, at 8:00 AM mass, Noon service and 6:30 PM bilingual mass.
PREP (CCD) Sacrament of Reconciliation –Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 6:30 pm at St. Mark Church.
Stations of the Cross- Have been suspended until further notice.
Saint Patrick’s Day Mass and Social- Sunday, March 14, 2021. Mass at 10:45 AM with the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, there will be no social in the school hall. Social cancelled for 2021
Agape– Our Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary hosts our Annual Agape on in our school hall. No charge. All are welcome. Light refreshments are served. cancelled for 2021
Palm Sunday- March 28, 202. This year’s palm distribution will take place on March 27th and 28th in the vestibule. We ask you to take a few pieces prior to entering the church, so that Father can bless them during mass.
Holy Week Events-TBA
Holy Thursday Mass- April 1st
Good Friday– April 2, 2021 Events TBA
Holy Saturday Mass
Easter Sunday Mass– April 4th, 2021
Divine Mercy Sunday Mass– April 11, 2021. Join us for a special bilingual devotion today at noon at St. Mark. If you cannot attend, visit our homepage to learn how to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet, in both English and Spanish.
Parish Paschal Meal/The Last Supper- Date TBA. Donation $15.00 per person. Tickets will be available at the parish office. We invite you to join us for this unique Lenten experience! Volunteers needed to help as readers at the head table and servers. Call us to sign up. Cancelled for 2021
PREP (CCD) Sacrament of Confirmation- Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 4:00PM @ St. Mark Church, with Bishop McIntyre.
Reconciliation- Moved to Feb 2021
First Holy Communion-
Class of 2020
Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm @ St. Mark Church.
Class of 2021
Saturday, May 8th at 10:00 AM and at 1:00 PM @ St. Mark Church
Ascension- May 13th-Celebrating on Sunday May 16th.
Rosary to the Blessed Mother
Pentecost Sunday Mass- May 23rd
Trinity Sunday- May 30th
Corpus Christi- June 6th
Sacred Heart of Jesus–It is observed on the Friday nineteen days after Pentecost and celebrates the compassion, suffering and devotion of Christ to humanity.
Novena to Good Saint Ann- at Worship Site- Join us for our annual devotion to Good St. Ann. Our Novena begins on Sunday, July 18th @ 7:00PM and ends on Monday, July 26th. Hope you will be able to attend.
Assumption of Mary- 15th
St. Ann Italian Festival and Carnival- Our carnival will be held from Monday, August 23rd through Saturday, August 28th of 2021.
PREP (CCD) Registration For the 2021-2022-
August 16th & 23rd, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the Saint Mark School Gym.
First Day of School– September 8, 2021
PREP (CCD) Classes- Begin September 20, 2021
RCIA and RICA Registration- Registration begins July 26, 2021. Class start date TBA
Feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi- Monday October 4, 2021– Father Mooney will be blessing the animals on Sunday, October 3, 2021, @ 11:45 AM in our school parking lot. Bring your furry friends.
World Mission Sunday- Because of COVID-19 mass will be held on Sunday in church.
Blue Mass- Sunday October 10, 2021- Celebrating our Firefighters, Police and Emergency Personnel. Held on second Sunday in October at 10:45 AM. Please join us, as we give thanks and pray for our emergency personnel.
All Souls Day Mass- 2021 TBA at 7:00 PM @ St. Mark Church. Letters will be sent to the families of those who we lost this year.
All Saints Day- November 1, 2021. Not a day of Holy day of obligation, Regular 8:00 AM mass.
Veteran’s Day Mass-
Giving Tree Gift Collection Begins- Christmas Giving Tree 2021- TBA
Our Lady of Divine Providence Feast Day Mass- 9:00 AM. November 21, 2021. Celebrates the patroness of Puerto Rico. Her feast day is celebrated on November 19. Celebrando Nuestra Señora de la Divina Providencia la Patrona de Puerto Rico.
Thanksgiving Mass- November 25, 2021. 10:00 AM at St. Mark Church only. (No 8:00 AM mass)
The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception- Dec 8th, 2021-Join us as we celebrate Mass at St. Mark at 8:00 am, 12 Noon, and 6:30 pm (bilingual). Mass at St. Ann Church will be at 9:00 am.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day Mass- TBA– Dec 11, 2021 at Noon @ St. Mark Church. No social due to restrictions.
Christmas Giving Tree Gift Distribution- Dates TBA
Posadas-Locations TBA for 2021. This is a religious festival that begins on Dec 16th and runs through Dec 24th. Las Posadas (Inns) commemorates the journey that Mary and Joseph made from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of a safe refuge where she could give birth to the baby Jesus. A list of hosts can be found in the back of St. Mark church. Our thanks to all the parishioners who will open their homes to us for the next 9 days, our Spanish choir for the beautiful music and to everyone involved. !Feliz Navidad!
Christmas and New Year’s Mass Schedule 2021-
St. Mark Church:
Confessions will take place on Wednesday, December 22nd from 4:00-5:00 PM
Christmas Eve– 4:00 PM, 7:00 PM and Midnight (Spanish)
Christmas Day 10:00 AM
New Years Eve- 4:00 PM (Bilingual) (No 8:00 AM mass)
New Year’s Day- 10:00 AM
St. Ann Worship Site:
Christmas Eve- 4:00 PM
Christmas Day 8:00 AM