Monthly Archives: September 2011

New Shine to the Sign

Did you see the new gold leafing on the sign out in front of the Cathedral?  It looks great! Thanks go out to Mark Fluckiger and the maintenance crew for such fine work. Tending to the little things makes a big … Continue reading

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The Blessed Sacrament

“A thousand years of enjoying human glory is not worth even an hour spent sweetly communing with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.” – Saint Padre Pio Holy Hour and Exposition of The Blessed Sacrament takes place on the 1st Saturday … Continue reading

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Requiescat In Pace

Monsignor Charles B. Johnson passed into eternal rest on Thursday, September 22, 2011. He was 78 years old. Up until his death, Monsignor Johnson was serving as the Director of the Mission Office of the Archdiocese of Hartford. 25 years … Continue reading

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40 Days for Life

The Cathedral of St Joseph Pro Life Committee and parish family is once again participating in a Archdiocese wide 40 Days for Life campaign. This coming Wednesday, September 28, there will be a 24 hour Eucharistic Adoration Vigil beginning immediately … Continue reading

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Unity and Healing

Sunday night, on the 10th Anniversay of 9/11, an interfaith memorial service was held in our Cathedral. The program titled “United in Peace, Healing with Hope” was sponsored by an alliance of more than 35 interfaith communities, and organized by … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

The Cathedral’s Great organ was made by Austin Organ, Inc. of Hartford, CT – the only remaining Great Name from the Grand Period of American organ building with a heritage dating back to 1893. Looking up towards the choir loft and … Continue reading

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New Roman Missal Coming Soon

By now you have probably heard, hopefully more than once, that some of the text and music within the liturgy will be changing as of the 1st Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2011. The 3rd Edition of the Roman Missal … Continue reading

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9/11 Interfaith Service

On the 10th Anniversary of 9/11, an interfaith memorial service will be held at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph at 7:00 p.m. this coming Sunday.  Sponsorship for the event is being provided by more than 35 organizations, including the Roman Catholic Archdiocese … Continue reading

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Teach Your Children Well

On Sunday, September 18th at the 11:00 a.m. Mass, there will be the commissioning and blessing of our Religious Education teachers as we begin to start a new school year one week later. Can you think of anything more important … Continue reading

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Raise Up Your Voices

They’re back! After a summer of resting their collective vocal cords, The Cathedral of St Joseph Choir is coming back to sing praise to the Lord. Starting this Sunday, September 11th, the choir will resume singing at the 11:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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