We are back in the Church!
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Mass Schedule for Phase II:
Daily Masses: Monday – Friday at 7:30am
Confessions:  Saturdays from 3:30pm – 4:15pm
Saturday Vigil at 4:30pm
Sunday Masses 7:00am (reserved for Seniors), 9:00 a.m. and 11:00am & 4:30pm

All masses will be continued to be Live-Streamed and available to Replay.

Thank you to the parishioners who have continued sending in their weekly offertory either by mail or through Online Giving.
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our contributions will 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

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Pastor's Message

  • Dear Parish Family,
    I hope you all are enjoying the warm days of July. As we take advantage of our vacation days to spend time with our loved ones and to rest from the everyday demands and routines of work, let us not neglect to also “rest in the Lord” on the day in which we commemorate his love for us in the Sunday Eucharist
    The web-site www.Masstimes.org has a listing of Mass schedules in parishes throughout the United States.
    Remember due to Corona 19 guidelines there are restrictions in place and are different in different states, so check before you go. As you know we live stream all of our Masses and you can always take some time to watch virtually. 
    Have a blessed safe summer at home or on vacation.
    God Bless,
    Fr. Cyrus, Pastor 
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    Phase 2
    Mass inside the church
    Temporary Mass Schedule for Phase II:
    Weekday:  Monday – Saturday – 7:30am


    Weekends: Confession: 3:30 to 4:15 pm

    Saturday Vigil: 4:30pm
    Sunday: 7:00am (reserved for Seniors),
       9:00am, 11:00am & 4:30pm

    For detailed information regarding Phase 2 Guidelines
    please Click Here


    Bishop Announces Gradual Return To Public Mass

    As of June 13th, parishes will be able to resume public worship inside our church. In those parishes that are ready to follow our established norms, the celebration of weekday Masses, Funeral Masses, and Nuptial Weddings within our Churches may also resume after the weekend of June 13th and June 14th. . .

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Mass Schedule

We are live streaming all of our Liturgies:

Daily Masses Monday – Friday at 7:30am
Saturday Vigil
at 4:30pm
Sunday Masses
7:00am, 9:00am, 11:00 & 4:30pm

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

Saturday Confession 3:30pm – 4:15pm in the church

If you have any non-perishable food items for the Assumption Food Closet the back door of the Church will be open for your donations.  Thank you for your continued support of this important and much-needed ministry.

Please Note:  The Parish Office is closed to the public.  If you need assistance please call the Parish Office at 203-227-5161 or email Michelle Hankey: mhankey@assumptionwestport.org or Father Cyrus Bartolome: frcyrus@assumptionwestport.org.

 


Bishop Caggiano Offering Answers to
Frequently Asked Questions

Coronavirus Update FAQ

An Act of Spiritual Communion

My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament.
I love you above all things.
And I desire to receive you into my soul.
Since I cannot at this moment receive you sacramentally, come at least
spiritually into my heart.
I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You.
Never permit me to be separated from You.
Amen.

Beware of Email Scams!

Be Aware! There have been a number of email scams where the sender appears to be Father Cyrus. The actual email address is not his, it is some fake Gmail address.

Note: Father is never going to email you asking “for a favor” or for you to send “Gift Cards”. If you have any questions about the authenticity of an email, please call the office @ 203-227-5161.

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.

Parish Happenings

THANK YOU!!!!

The Knights of Columbus would like to thank our parishioners for the wonderful outpouring of love and kindness in supporting the Drive Through Food Drive on Sunday, June 14. Two pick up trucks and two cars were full to the brim with food and over $1,400.00 in cash donations were collected. Both St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry and St. Phillip Food pantry in Norwalk were thrilled to receive such an abundance of food that will feed over 475 needy families.

 


YOUTH GROUP

Our High School Youth Group met for an outdoor gathering and spent time catching up with each other while emptying Easter eggs after the hunt was cancelled due to the shutdown.  The high schoolers delivered some of the candy with notes to their buddies in the Middle School Youth Group. The rest of the candy was packaged up and donated to the Assumption Food Closet.

 

 

 

 


Status of “We’re Reaching Out to all Parishioners”

  

                    Fr. Cyrus                                           Deacon Bill

Several weeks ago, a pastoral decision was made by Fr. Cyrus and Dn. Bill to attempt to reach out to all parishioners as the State-mandated pandemic lockdown has continued. To date, as of mid-May, our clergy has called close to 300 families with positive results. The intention of these calls is to make sure our parishioners are safe, well and to let them know they are being prayed for.

This social connection project has revealed interesting comments.  Many of our parishioners said they were safe and thankful for the call. They expressed how they are grateful that God is “keeping them safe.” They all spoke of missing Mass and the sacraments but for the most part, “attending Mass” by viewing our parish live-streaming Masses or watching other TV Masses on EWTN or from other sources. Parishioners expressed their hope that someday, our church will be fully open soon but understand the several partial opening phases of worship would be a very good start.


Our Parish Live-Streaming Liturgies have been Tremendously Successful!
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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.

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.

 

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