St Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish 2020 Annual Collection

St Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish 2020 Annual Collection

September 23, 2020

Dear Parishioners

The  last  six  months  have  presented  unique  and  unprecedented  challenges  for our  families,  nation and  parish community, in the form of the COVID-19  pandemic. None of us were prepared for the swift and dramatic change the nationwide lockdown would bring, as well as the hardships it would place on everyday life and our ability to practice the faith.   However, God is always with us, and by His grace we have been able to continue celebrating mass both virtually and in small gatherings, adhering to all of the required precautions. We have reached a point where churches have been allowed to re-open, with various stipulations.  Despite this, many of our parishioners will remain  at home, as they may have underlying  conditions  or are at the age where  contracting  COVID-19 would be a serious  health concern. As a parish,  we promise  to continue  ministering  to all of our parishioner's spiritual needs. This is a time where we must come together and share our love of the Lord with all of His people. Read More

Click Here, or the we-share give online button below to give now.

Sunday Mass at our Parish

Parish Social Action holding food drive

Thanks to our generous parish family, the Social Action Food Drive was a huge success.

it was held on September 26 & 27 Learn More

R.C.I.A. Class

"Are you thinking of becoming Catholic, or do you know someone who is?  The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, or “RCIA”, is the process by which adults come into full communion with the Catholic Church. A "Meet and Greet" will be held on Sunday, September 27th, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Barnabas (44 Washington Avenue/North Haven), in the church basement.  We will be social distancing, and you will need to wear a mask. To learn how to sign up Click Here

Resuming Public Sunday Mass

Resuming Public Worship on Sundays in the Archdiocese of Hartford, June 19, 2020 Learn More

 

On Line Giving

 

 

Office Hours

Monday thru Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Please Send us your email Address

This will be used for parish emails only!
Please Click Here!

Blessing of the animals service -10-3 St Therese

In celebration of the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi we invite you to join us on Saturday,
October 3, 2020 at 11am at St. Therese Church grounds for a blessing of the animals service. We encourage you to bring your pets to be blessed individually. All are welcome.
If you would like to donate animal food to our local animal shelter, there will be bins available for you to
drop your item(s).

Thank you and may God bless you.

“If you have men who will exclude any of God's
creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow
men”.

Mass Times

Masses are all being held at St Barnabas Church
Saturday, 4:00 pm
Sunday, 8:00 am, 10:00 am, 12:00 noon
Everyone must sign in to attend Mass
.
Recorded Mass
Every Sunday at 10 am and 4 pm on NHTV channel 18 or 1070 and on our website anytime!

Trivia Fun

Hello,  We thought this might be fun. You will notice that over the last several weeks, in Deacon Ernie's Reflection Blog the titles of the posts have included the words (preceded by a number) 

"Sunday in Ordinary Time A"

Do you know what the letter A stands for?

Select Your Answer Below

 
 

 

Staff

Religious Ed Information

2020-2021 registration information

First Holy Communion Update

A warm prayer filled welcome to all our students new and returning to our program here at St. Elizabeth of the Trinity. Our registered homeschooling families have been sent an email giving them the date and time for them to pick up their homeschooling information and lessons.
Homeschooling pick up will start Monday, September 14th.
Our registered coming in-person families have been sent an email with their day and time slot.
Classes will start on Monday, September 28th for grades 1st thru 7th Grade.
Classes for 8th and 9th grade will start Monday October 5th
Our families registered for 10th Grade Sacrament of Confirmation have been emailed a schedule.
Confirmation robes have been ordered for all students registered and receiving their Sacrament of
Confirmation. More information will be coming, once we have received directives from the Archdiocese of
Hartford regarding our celebration of Confirmation. All in-person classes will be held at St Theres Parish Center, 555 Middletown Ave. North Haven. 

Link to sign up for Weekend Mass

Sign up by Clicking Here

DEAR PARISHIONERS:

WHEN YOU SIGN UP TO ATTEND A MASS YOU MUST USE 1 LINE FOR ANYONE WHO IS ATTENDING!
EVERY PERSON MUST SIGN UP INDIVIDUALLY!   

EXAMPLE OF A FAMILY OF 4 SIGNING UP TO ATTENDING A MASS
SIGN UP LINE 1 - FAMILY MEMBER 1      SIGN UP LINE 2 - FAMILY MEMBER 2
SIGN UP LINE 3 - FAMILY MEMBER 3      SIGN UP LINE 4 - FAMILY MEMBER 4 

All Masses will be celebrated at Saint Barnabas. The schedule will be modified to allow for sanitizing between the Masses.

Saturday, 4:00 pm  - Sunday, 8:00 am, 10:00 am, 12:00 noon.

Mass Intentions are as follows:
Intentions scheduled for the Saturday, 4:00 pm Mass will be celebrated as scheduled!
Intentions scheduled for the Saturday, 5:00 pm Mass will be celebrated at the Saturday 4:00 pm Mass.
Intentions scheduled for the Sunday 8:00 am Mass will be celebrated as scheduled.
Intentions scheduled for the Sunday 9:30 am Mass will be celebrated at the Sunday 10:00 am Mass.
Intentions scheduled for the Sunday 11:00 am Mass will be celebrated at the Sunday 12:00 Mass.

Confessions will be heard at St Barnabas, in the cry room on Saturday from 2:45-4:00 pm.

Please adhere to the following procedures:

*Only one door will be open for admittance: the parking lot door on the left.
*In compliance with state and Archdiocesan regulations, the capacity is limited to 100 people.
*Masks are required. Social distancing will be observed.
*Follow the arrows and lines on the floor.
*Please sit in the pews marked with the Green Cross
*In order to ensure everyone’s safety, you must sign in by clicking the link above to sign in.  

You must sign in each week!  You may sign in for only one Mass!  Only one name is allowed per line!

*The deadline for signing in will be Thursday at 3:00 pm.
*The dispensation for attending Mass has been extended to November.  Please do not come to Mass if you are ill or experiencing any symptoms.
*Collection baskets will be placed in the sanctuary. Please put your envelopes in the baskets. You can still give online if you choose too.
*Bulletins cannot be distributed. Please View Bulletin here to read or download it. It can also be viewed on the parish app.

Thank you for being patience and your understanding as we navigate our plan. Because of the pandemic, please check back here often as plans can change rather swiftly. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the office at 203-239-5378

Welcome

Welcome to St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish Website
Located in North Haven CT.

REV. MICHAEL SANTIAGO, PASTOR
REV. JOSEPH NAPOLITANO, PAROCHIAL VICAR
DEACONS
ERNIE SCRIVANI, STEVE BILODEAU, AND RONNIE BICKNEL


This Parish is the Merger of our 3 Churches in North Haven
St Frances Cabrini, St. Therese, and St. Barnabas

If you would like to register for our parish please 
CLICK HERE

Contact - Parish Office 
Contact Nursery School Office - Visit Website
Contact Religious Education Office - Visit Webpage

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

We are grateful to those who are using on-line giving. We hope that you will continue to do so.  We urge others to consider signing up for this through our parish website. It is approaching the time to place the order for the 2021 parish envelopes. 
If you continue to use online giving, you will not need envelopes.  Only if you're currently using online giving then please notify the office. 203-239-5378


Since attendance at the 6:00pm Saturday Mass has been low, Starting the weekend of August 1-2 there will be no 6pm Mass. All the Saturday intentions will be remembered at the 4:00 pm, Mass. We will review as we move forward.
Thank you for your understanding.
Remember, to sit in the pews marked with the green cross.


All churches are following the Co-vid 19 guidelines for attendance. The regulation states that capacity can be 25% or 100 people whichever is fewer. St. Elizabeth of the Trinity will continue in this manner until the regulations are lifted or changed.
We thank you for cooperating during these trying times by wearing your masks, sanitizing your hands, and keeping the social distance. We appreciate your understanding as we comply with state regulations.
Thank you and God bless you.

2020-2021 Nursery School Registration and Tuition

To Register for Nursery School Online Please Click Here To Pay For Nursery School Registration Please Click Here To Pay Nursery School Tuition Please Click Here

To Download the Nursery School Registration Form Please  Click Here

We are beginning to plan for the school year of 2020/2021! We are celebrating serving our parish
and community for the past 20 years! With over 70 students currently attending our program, we look
forward to the upcoming year sharing our mission with both returning, alumni, and new families! We
offer a variety of classes; five day, all day, half day, two days/week, three days/week, as well as
early drop off for children ages three through five!
We also offer a playgroup for two year olds that meets twice a month! Please visit our updated website at www.sttheresenurseryschool.com for an overview of our program and what makes us the leading early childhood program! If you would like to schedule a private tour and overview of our parent handbook, please contact the director, Michele Adinolfi at 203-234-9971 or via email at [email protected] We would be more than happy for you to see our school in action and why this is the ideal first stop on your child’s learning journey!

Message From Father Santiago

Dear Parishioners

Contribution envelopes can be mailed to 44 Washington Avenue, or dropped through the front door slot of the Rectory/office building adjacent to St. Barnabas Church, or sign up for online giving through our website. We thank all of you who are sending in your donations through the mail, dropping them at the rectory, or who have signed up for on-line giving, It is a great comfort to know that you have such great love for your parish.

Please be assured that my daily prayers are being said for all. (Rosary and private Holy Hour) 



Thank you for your generosity and continued support.
God Bless you all and be safe and healthy.
Thank You,
Rev. Michael Santiago

Returning to Daily Mass

We have begun the celebration of weekday Masses.

There will be a maximum of 100 people allowed in our church. All people must wear masks; must bring their own sanitizers; and must keep the six feet social distance. Communion will distributed in the hand only. To receive Communion, come up the aisle in a single line, and maintain the distance. Please extend your hands so that our priest can drop the host into your hands, then step to the side, lower your mask, consume the host, replace your mask, and return to your seat by the side aisles. Always walk in a single line and maintain the distance.

Everyone must leave at the conclusion of the Mass. There can be no socializing in the church or in the parking lot. There can be no gathering for the rosary. No one can be in the sacristy before or after Mass. The priest will be alone at the altar without ministers or lectors. The only door that will be opened will be the parking lot door on the left. We pray for a rapid end to this pandemic and that we can return to normal as soon as possible. Be assured of our daily prayers for all of you.
If you wish more details, Read more and or watch video below

Basic Information Everyone Needs To Know About Reopening Churches For Public Worship Learn More

Watch Video from Archdiocese Returning to Mass an Overview

Publications


  • Sun, Sep 27th

  • Fri, Sep 18th

“Boots to Suits” clothing drive

A “Boots to Suits” clothing drive will be held at
Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity the weekend of
November 14-15.  Learn More

 

Bible Search

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Parish Communication

Bulletin Submissions: Please email the info by Tuesdays at 11:00am to: [email protected]

Parish Envelopes: If you NEED your envelope box please contact Marie or Sharon in the parish office at 203-239-5378

IRS Charitable Donations Documentation: If you are a registered parishioner and use the envelopes, we can provide you with documentation of your contributions to the parish for 2019. Call the Parish office during business hours 9AM –3PM at 203-239-5378.

To Submit Information For Our Website: Please email Webmaster
note: Father Santiago must approve all submissions.

Thank you for your cooperation, Marie and Sharon 

Vision Statement

The Parish Community of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

aspires to be a family of faith, united in the church's mission to make disciples

by proclaiming in word and action - the joy of the gospel, especially to those

most in need of God's love and mercy.

Religious Education On TV

Our Religious Education Program is Featured on ORTV Crossroads Magazine. The show aired on September 13th on WCCT and WCTX MY TV 9 on Sunday.
If you missed it and would like to view this program, you can view it in it's entirety on the ORTV Crossroads Magizine Website.

Note: Please follow the directions to the correct video titled "September,13 2020 Crossroads Magizine.

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