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Breaking New Ground

Site work has begun for the new addition coming to Saint Joseph Cathedral. An official ground breaking ceremony and blessing of the construction site was held on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. The 3,000 square foot addition will include 16 lavatories … Continue reading

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As the Archdiocese of Hartford transitions to new leadership, and readies for the installation of Archbishop-elect Leonard Blair on December 16th, the Cathedral of St. Joseph parish family extends our heartfelt thanks to Archbishop Mansell for 10 wonderful years of … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ is Risen Today!

From a reflection on the Easter Vigil by Archbishop Mansell, his spiritual wish for us all: “This is the day the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it.”  In this Year of Faith, may the joy of … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday

  Lent begins this coming Wednesday, February 13th, with the distribution of ashes at both the 7:30 A.M. and 12:10 P.M. Mass. Righteous God, in humility and repentance we bring our failures in caring, helping, and loving, we bring the pain … Continue reading

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Celebrating 50 Years of Priestly Service

On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 11:00AM, a Mass celebrating Archbishop Henry J. Mansell’s 50th Anniversary of his Ordination will be held at St Joseph Cathedral. All are welcome to attend and show their appreciation for a life in good … Continue reading

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St Joseph Cathedral on EWTN

If you didn’t make it to the 50th Anniversary Mass of the consecration of the new Cathedral last Sunday, May 20th, you can see the splendid celebration on local WCCT-TV and again on EWTN. The schedule is as follows: Sun. … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

  The chair on the altar reserved for the archbishop is called a cathedra.  A Latin word, cathedra is translated as seat or chair.  In early times, the chair was the symbol of a teacher. Today it symbolizes the bishop’s role … Continue reading

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Chrism Mass

The annual Chrism Mass takes place on Tuesday, April 3rd at 11:00 AM. All are invited to attend. The Chrism Mass brings together the priest of the Archdiocese, along with parish representatives, to celebrate the consecration of the sacramental Holy … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Day Mass

Over on the Archdiocese of Hartford’s website, Archbishop Henry Mansell has posted his 2011 Thanksgiving Prayer; it is quite beautiful. You can read it by clicking here. And while the entire prayer is glorious, the 1st line is a great … Continue reading

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Pro-Life Pros

On October 2nd, Pat and Jed Conran were commissioned as our parish pro-life representatives by Archbishop Henry Mansell during the Celebration of Life Mass here at the Cathedral. There are a lot of ways to participate in the pro-life cause … Continue reading

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