MASS SCHEDULE

All Liturgies are lived stream:

Daily Masses: Monday – Friday 7:30am
Saturday Vigil:
5:00pm
Sunday:
7:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am & 5:00pm

Adoration:  Monday & Wednesday at 8:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday Confession: 4:00pm – 4:45pm in the church

ONLINE GIVING

Thank you to the parishioners who have continued sending in their weekly offertory either by mail or through Online Giving. Your contributions help support the parish and all of the outreach ministries that are in need during this crisis. 

Please consider donating through Online Giving. Click Here to sign up! It’s easy, safe and convenient. Thank you again for your continued support.

God Bless and Stay Well – Fr. Cyrus

PLEASE NOTE: It is highly recommended for all to wear a mask inside of the Church

PLEASE NOTE: The weekend Mass scheduled has returned to regular times:

Saturday: 5:00pm Vigil
Sunday:
7:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am and 5:00pm

Click Here to view previous Masses

Pastor's Message

  • Dear Parish Family,
    Pope Francis has declared that the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time will be devoted to the celebration and study of the Word of God.
    (September 30 is the feast day of St. Jerome, who is known especially for his translation of Scriptures into Latin.)
    The document is called Aperuit illis, from its opening words, taken from St. Luke’s Gospel, where the Evangelist describes how the Risen Jesus appeared to His disciples, and how “He opened their minds to understand the Scriptures.”
    When we gather for Mass, God speaks his word to us through the Scriptures. Our desire is to open our ears and our hearts to listen attentively. To prepare to hear the Word we could more effectively do this by reading the Sunday Scriptures before Mass in order to prepare our hearts to receive the Word of the Lord.
    The Bible is the inspired word of the Lord. As Catholics, we believe this is the holy book of the church, the sacred literature of God’s people. Our church encourages us to read and reflect frequently on the pages of this book so that we may be continually formed into committed disciples of Jesus Christ
    May the Holy Spirit instill in us a deep desire to know God’s word and may our reading of Scripture lead us to a deeper faith, a more lively hope, and a more fervent love for the Lord and his holy church.
    God Bless,
    Fr. Cyrus

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Welcome!

WELCOME TO THE ROMAN CATHOLIC
CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION

We are glad that you are able to visit us online.  We would like to extend an invitation to you to become a regular part of our Parish Life!  Please refer to this website and our weekly bulletins for mass times, phone numbers, and other information.  Please call or e-mail us with any questions and again, welcome!

OUR MISSION
The Church of the Assumption Parish is a Roman Catholic Christian Community in Westport Connecticut, called by Jesus Christ to know, love and serve Him.  Our mission is to strive to live a full sacramental life centered on the Eucharist, committed to living and spreading the Gospel of Jesus through faithful worship, witness, education and generous stewardship.

OUR VISION
We at the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption commit ourselves to be a guiding light of the Catholic faith recognized as a large, welcoming, generous and effective faith community.

Inspired by the holiness of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, sustained by the gifts of the Holy Spirit and the graces given in the celebration of the sacraments, we will use our gifts of time, talent and treasure to provide the services and ministries necessary to promote the Catholic faith through our commitment to educate the young, meet the spiritual and material needs of all God’s children, and to glorify the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit by our Christian example with the intercession of our patroness, the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Prayer Requests - Let's Pray for Each Other

Prayer requests are made in support of you, your family or friends. It is an opportunity for our parish family to pray for each other and those in need. We wish to keep this published list current and appreciate your help in doing so. To remove or include the name of someone in the bulletin prayer list, please contact the parish office at 203-227-5161 or bulletin@assumptionwestport.org. If a request is being made on behalf of someone, please get their approval as their name will be published in the bulletin.

Bishop Caggiano - It's Time to Come Home!

Update on Sunday Mass Obligation

On May 10, 2021 the Connecticut Catholic Conference released a letter stating that we are the obligation to attend Sunday Mass is being reinstated effective Saturday, May 22nd:

“In light of these reflections and with confidence in the Lord’s grace and protection, we have decided to end the general dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and holy days of obligation in person in each of our respective dioceses effective Saturday, May 22, 2021, beginning with the Vigil Mass of the Solemnity of Pentecost.”

Read the full letter: Connecticut Catholic Conference Official Update on Sunday Mass Obligation

Assumption Food Closet 

Thank you to all who have donated to the Parish Food Closet.  Because of your donations we are able to continue helping so many families especially during these difficult times.  If you would like to donate, the following items are in need:

Canned vegetables, pasta, pasta sauce, coffee, tea, crackers, tuna, flour, soups, peanut butter, jelly, sugar, cookies, snacks, granola bars, cereals, canned meats, boxed or canned juice and milk.

The church will be open from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm for your donations No donation is ever too small! You may also have  your donations shipped directly to the Parish Office at 98 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT  06880
All the families we assist each month are grateful to you and your support of the Food Closet.

A special Thank You to the anonymous donor for all the food deliveries we receive through Amazon!

Please Note!  Anyone who needs food please call Fr. Cyrus at 203-227-5161 or email him at frcyrus@assumptionwestport.org and he will deliver it to your front door.

 

We Need Coats
Our aim is to provide coats, that go directly to people in neighboring towns who struggle to keep warm during the winter months. If you have coats in good condition please consider donating them. Thank you for your generosity..

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