St. Joseph Church at Night

Photo courtesy of
Mike Carello.

Photo courtesy of
Jonathan Lewis.

Liturgical year

Maundy Thursday
(Thursday, March 29, 2018)

Good Friday
(Friday, March 30, 2018)

Holy Saturday
(Saturday, March 31, 2018)

Easter Sunday
(Sunday, April 01, 2018)

(Thursday, May 10, 2018)

(Sunday, May 20, 2018)

Trinity Sunday
(Sunday, May 27, 2018)

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Lay Ministry Resource Center

For Information on Lay Ministry Formation go to the
Archdiocese of Hartford Office of Religious Education site at or contact
Mary Marsan
Archdiocesan Coordinator
Archdiocese of Hartford ORE
467 Bloomfield Ave. Bloomfield, CT 06002
860-243-9465 Ext. 14

Lay Ministry Links

Archdiocese of Hartford Lay Ministry Formation Program
USCCB Web SIte on Lay Ministry
Lay Ministry resource on the web site of the United States Council of Catholic Bishops
Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord
In November 2005, the United States Catholic Bishops approved a major document, Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord: A Resource for Guiding the Development of Lay Ecclesial Ministry.
USCCB Selected Articles on Lay Ministry


New American Bible Revised (RNAB) Online at the UCCSB Web Site
(This is the translation used at the liturgy of the Mass in the United States)
Catechism of the Catholic Church Online at Christus Rex
Code of Canon Law An official compendium of the primary disciplinary rules and regulations of the Catholic Church.
Clerus Documents of the Holy Father and of the Congregation, covering themes proper to priests, deacons and catechists. Explore the Word of God, reading it with the most authoritative sources: Fathers, Magisterium, and Doctors of the Church. Books and documents for consultation and study, divided into various topics relevant to the exercise of sacred ministry.
Communication Skills Documents and Files Repository This is a collection of documents, presentations and files used by and offered to us by Leo Lachut. This is a restricted page.

Books and Publications mentioned in our classes

The Saints' Guide to Happiness: Practical Lessons in the Life of the Spirit by Robert Ellsberg (Paperback - Sep 27, 2005) Link to Amazon.COM
What Is the Point of Being a Christian? by Timothy Radcliffe (Paperback - Jan 13, 2006) Link to Amazon.COM
Models of The Church, by Avery Dulles (Out of print, search Amazon for used copies)