Saint Josephine Bakhita Parish

We are 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.


Weekend of October 23-24

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

4:00 PM at St. James

9:00 AM at St. Elizabeth Seton

11:00 AM at St. James

Masks are strongly encouraged in our worship spaces!


Music for October 23-24: Click Here.

Readings for October 23-24: Click Here.

Weekly Bulletin: Click Here.

Our Livestream of the 9am & 11am Mass Will Continue
To View Mass Online

Click Here to View on Facebook

You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch. If you visit the "Videos" page after the mass is over, click on the image of the mass to watch the recording. 


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Fr. George livestreams Evening Prayer Monday - Friday at 5:00 PM on the Parish Facebook Page and above on this webpage.  The recordings will also be available afterward on the Parish Facebook Page.

Click Here to View Evening Prayer on Facebook

Saint Josephine Bakhita
Holiday Fair
Saturday, November 20, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saint James Parish Center

Visit our many craft tables for your Christmas shopping.

Pick up a gift at our Silent Auction or Teacup Auction or maybe get a theme basket.

Stroll down the Cookie Walk and discover our many homemade treats for sale.

 You can also make a purchase at the ornament tree.

Stop by for a bite at Saint James Café.

Admission is free.

Learn more!  Click Here


Enjoy This Video Greeting Card for Fr. George
click on the image to watch

Announcement on Next Phase of Reopening Our Churches

Considering recent developments from the civil authorities regarding COVID-19 measures, Archbishop Blair has announced two things:

  • As of May 19, 2021, the covid-19 restrictions and procedures first implemented on May 27, 2020, in the document “Opening Churches for Public Worship in The Archdiocese of Hartford” are hereby revoked.
  • As of Saturday, May 22, 2021, the general dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass in person on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation will no longer be in force.

Read the full announcement, Click Here.


Forward with Faith Campaign

This summer Saint Josephine Bakhita Parish will be continuing our participation in the Forward With Faith Campaign to help us address important needs in our parish and for the greater community within the Archdiocese of Hartford.

Read the full announcement, Click Here.

Download the Pledge Form, Click Here.

Learn even more through viewing this video:


To Read Father George's Latest Newsletter, Click Here.


To Receive Our Parish eNewsletter By E-Mail, Click Here.

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)

Monday evenings at 6:00 PM at St. Elizabeth Seton Church in a well ventilated and safe room.  Masks required.



  • Sun, Oct 24th

  • Sun, Oct 17th

On Line Giving

On Line Offering

To Learn More About Online Giving, Click Here.

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil:
4:00 PM @ St. James

9:00 AM @ St. Elizabeth Seton
11:00 AM @ St. James

Daily Masses:
Mon & Fri: 8:30 AM @ St. Elizabeth Seton
Tues & Thurs: 8:00 AM @ St. James

The Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Mon: 6:00 PM @ St. Elizabeth Seton

Office Hours

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM Mon. - Fri.


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Saint Josephine Bakhita - St. James Campus

Saint Josephine Bakhita - St. Elizabeth Seton Campus

Upcoming Funerals

Robert Prentis, Thursday, September 30 at 10:00am at St. James


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