Saint Josephine Bakhita Parish is a Christ centered, Roman Catholic faith community in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.
We are committed to being a welcoming, inclusive and hospitable parish celebrating vibrant Eucharistic liturgies for all ages.
We value an unwavering commitment to social justice and a compassionate outreach to all.
We also laud an innovative, lifelong and inter generational faith formation approach, embracing technology in the service of our ministries.
An invitation for High School Singers & Musicians
A group of Saint Elizabeth Seton singers going in high school are interested in establishing a choir for high school men and women to sing at occasional masses. Only one Thursday rehearsal before a scheduled mass would be necessary. Instrumentalists are welcome as well. If interested, speak to Elizabeth Husmer, Director of Music at Saint Elizabeth's or sign up in the SES foyer.
Monday, December 24, Christmas Eve
At St. James: 4:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
At St. Elizabeth Seton: 4:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday December 25,Christmas Day
At. St. Elizabeth Seton: 9:00 a.m.
At St. James: 11:00 a.m.
Rosaria Forte, Saturday, December 15th at 10:00am at Saint Elizabeth Seton Church
12/16/18 5:00 am
Born in 931 in Burgundy, France as the daughter of King Rudolph II of Burgundy,Â Adelaide was promised in marriage when she was only two years old, to a man namedÂ Lothaire, the son and heir of his enemy, Hugh of Provence.Lothaire was killed when still young, and Adelaide was to have a tumultuous life that paralleled the struggle for political power of the times, something she had come to symbolize.Having been sought after by various kings and nobles after Lothaireâ€™s death, she was finally married by Otho the Great of Germany, who had invaded Italy.When Adelaide and Othoâ€™s son,Â the Emperor Otho II died, his son Otho III, only a child at the time, became emperor. In 991, Adelaide was invested as the Regent of the Empire, and she used her power as the effective empress to increase evangelization efforts, especially in northern Europe, and built many monasteries and churches, and also gave much aid the poor.She died in 999 at the monastery of Seltz, Alsace, and wasÂ canonized in 1097 by Pope Urban II.Read More