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 December 4-5
Second Sunday of Advent

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 December 4-5: Click Here.

Readings for December 4-5: Click Here.

Weekly Bulletin: Click Here.


Our Livestream of the 9am & 11am Mass Will Continue
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Advent Morning Prayer:  streaming at 5:00 AM

Advent Evening Prayer:  streaming at 5:00 PM

 The recordings will also be available afterward on the Parish Facebook Page.

Click Here to View Morning & Evening Prayer on Facebook


Advent Mini Day of Reflection
An Advent Experience of Jesus
Sunday, December 5
11 AM - 2 PM
11 AM: Mass at St. James Church
Noon - 2 PM: Light lunch followed by
reflection session at Saint James Parish Center
The most essential and life changing truth of our Catholic faith is the Good News of Jesus Christ. This is the Kerygma and it is our timeless love story with God! Come and find some rest for your soul as you experience the Good News in a new and different way. This is a perfect occasion to ready yourself for the Advent season and enter into Christmas with a renewed heart and with your face turned toward the Lord Jesus. Our guest speaker will be Kelly Henderschedt, Archdiocesan Director of Faith Formation.
For more information, contact Monica Piombino at [email protected].
Space is limited to the first 25 people. To register to attend, Click Here.

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Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)

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

We offer this beautiful rendition of “When In Our Music God is Glorified” by Marty Haugen in honor of the Feast of St. Cecilia, the patron saint of musicians.



  • Sun, Dec 5th

  • Sun, Nov 28th

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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

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Upcoming Funerals

Monique McMahon, Saturday, December 4th, at 10:00am at Saint James Church

Robert Pelletier, Tuesday, December 7th, at 10:00am at Saint James Church



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