Pastor's Message

  • Join us each week at mass as we light another Advent candle in preparation for Christmas.

    Advent Penance Service and Individual Confession  – Tuesday, December 17th – 7:00pm

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    CHRISTMAS SEASON MASS SCHEDULE
    THE NATIVITY OF THE LORD
    Christmas Eve Vigil Masses
    Tuesday, December 24, 2019
    4:00pm in the Church with Christmas Pageant
    4:00pm in the School Gymnasium
    7:00pm in the Church
    9:30pm Assumption Choir Concert in the Church followed by 10:00pm mass

    Christmas Day Masses
    Wednesday, December 25, 2019
    8:00am, 10:00am & 12:00pm in the Church

    CHRISTMAS SEASON
    Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary &
    Joseph
    Saturday, December 28 – Vigil mass 5:00pm
    Sunday, December 29 – 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am, 12:00pm & 5:00pm

    Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
    Tuesday, December 31 – Vigil mass 5:30pm
    Wednesday,  January 1 – 7:30am & 12:15pm

    Epiphany of the Lord
    Saturday, January 4 – Vigil mass 5:00pm
    Sunday, January 5 – 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am, 12:00pm & 5:00pm

    Baptism of the Lord
    Saturday, January 11 – Vigil mass 5:00pm
    Sunday, January 12 – 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am, 12:00pm & 5:00pm

     

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Mass Times & Reconciliation

Weekend

Saturday Vigil: 5:00 pm

Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am Family Mass, 10:30 am Choir Mass, 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Daily (Monday – Saturday)

7:30 am

Reconciliation

Saturday 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm or by appointment

Upcoming Events!

Blessing of the Creche, Tree Lighting, Caroling
and Open House in the Rectory
Sunday, December 15th following the 5:00 pm mass

All are invited on the lawn between the church and the rectory.

Christmas Pageant

If your children are interested in participating in the Christmas Pageant please complete the registration form below.
Click here for Pageant form 2019

Church of the Assumption is hiring!

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.

What are you looking for?
Our Lord is calling you to serve.

Bishop Caggiano's Corner

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.

Parish Happenings

New Youth Choir!

We are excited to announce the establishment of a new Youth Choir. Weekly Rehearsals are on Thursdays. Click here to learn more.

Rejoice, Renew and Restore:

Money from the capital campaign is paying for the construction work on replacing the cement on the landing by the school lobby doors as well as the semi-circle and sidewalks on Burr Road from the fence line to Riverside Avenue. In front of the two pillars/lobby doors to the semi-circle a wide cement walkway with landscaping on either side is being installed. The landscaping will run from the pillars to the side door landing by the school building and will match on the opposite side in front the stone wall so it begins and ends evenly on both sides. The landing at both doors will stay the same. From the side door to the semi-circle (including in front of the stairs that lead to the lower playground near Burr Road) will also be cement. Click here to view pictures of the construction.

The Church of the Assumption’s Social Concerns

The Church of the Assumption’s Social Concerns is an active ministry formed to respond to the needs of our society. We are called to act in response to the physical and spiritual needs of our Parish Family and of those in our neighboring communities. We meet on the third Monday of the month from September through June at 7:00 pm at the Roncalli House. If you wish to contact us and/or be involve, please call Connie Luppino at 203-852-9937 or via email at connieluppino@optonline.net.

A special shout out to the Church of the Assumption “Ladies of the Ladle”: Michele Harding, Mary Welsch-Lehman, Katya Lebrija, Marilyn Moran and Dolores Bacharach.

On Dan Woog’s local blog“06880 Where Westport Meets the World,” longtime president and CEO of Homes with Hope, Jeff Wieser recently wrote about some “unsung heroes” – in particular some Church of the Assumption parishioners who volunteer monthly at the Gillespie Center.

The Knights of Columbus served up meals at the Thomas Merton Center: Check out the photo gallery.

Event Calendar

Click an upcoming event below for more details or visit our full Event Calendar.

15dec6:00 pm- 6:40 pmBlessing of the Creche and Lighting of the Christmas TreeAll Are Invited6:00 pm - 6:40 pm

18dec3:30 pm- 5:00 pmBereavement Group3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

19dec1:00 pm- 2:30 pmMary's Mantel - Prayer Shawl Ministry1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

19dec4:00 pm- 5:00 pmYouth Choir4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

24dec - 25All DayParish Offices closed for Christmas and New Years Holiday(All Day)

25dec3:30 pm- 5:00 pmBereavement Group3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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