• Parish Announcements

  • Operation American Solder: Annual Memorial Day Drive, after all Masses May 26th/27th

  • As part of our Memorial Day remembrance of our ACTIVE DUTY SOLDIERS, we are taking up a collection of “Taste of Home” items, monetary donations and notes & cards of appreciation downstairs in the Parish Hall after each mass on Memorial Day weekend to be sent to our Service Personnel in Middle East Warzones.
    For those who may be away for the Memorial Day masses, we will be collecting in the Church Hall this weekend 5/19-20 after each Mass.
    Please click here for a list of Operation American Soldier needs. Paper copies of this list will also be in the bulletin boards at the Front and Sacristy exits of the Church for reference.

  • 2018 Vacation Bible School: Shipwrecked “Rescued by Jesus”, July 9th – July 13th

  • St. Margaret Vacation Bible School is open for registration for all children entering grades 1 – 5. Volunteers in grades 6 – high school are welcome to help. The VBS will be held from Monday, July 9th to Friday, July 13th, 9:00am to 12 Noon, at the Parish Center. The cost for the program is $40.00 per child.

    To register and/or to sign up as a volunteer, please click on the following links:

    VBS 2018 Registration Form

    VBS 2018 Volunteer Sign-up Form

    Paper copies of the registration forms are also available at the Parish Office.

    For more information, please call the Parish Office.

  • Parish Prayer Line

  • Bernadette Niedermeier will be continuing the Parish Prayer Line allowing parishioners to share any news you would like prayed for confidentially by your brothers and sisters in Christ. This could include
    a hospitalization, a long-term illness, unexpected news, or joyful celebrations.

    To submit a request for prayers, please send your name, the prayer request, and any other pertinent information to Bernadette at 203-980-0570 or e-mail bcnmuse@hotmail.com.

    Would you like to be part of our Prayer Ministry? All former members and those newly interested in becoming part of the prayer line please contact Bernadette Niedermeier at 203-980-0570 or e-mail bcnmuse@hotmail.com. Please provide your current e-mail and phone number.

    Thank you for your prayerful consideration.

  • Knights of Columbus Scholarships

  • Every year, St. Margaret’s Sacred Heart Council of the Knights of Columbus awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors going on to college and to graduating eighth grade students going on to a Catholic high school.

    Please click on the following links for the applications:

    College Scholarship Application

    Parachial Highschool Scholarhsip Application

    Paper copies of the application forms will be available in the front vestibule of the Church.

    Completed applications must be postmarked by May 31, 2018 in order to be considered for this year’s awards.

  • Women’s Fellowship scholarships for high school and college students within our parish

  • St. Margaret Women’s Fellowship is offering two $750 scholarships to parishioners; one for a high school senior, who plans to attend a college, university or trade school in September, and one to a current college student.

    Please click on the links below for the applications:

    Scholarship application for current High school Senior

    Scholarship application for current college student

    Paper copies of each application can be found on clipboards at the entrances of the church. They are clearly labeled “High School” or “College.”

    Students are asked to complete an essay on a specific topic. The essay will be blindly judged, so please follow directions carefully.

    Completed essays should be mailed to Rita Gould, 41 Bar Gate Trail, Killingworth, CT 06419

    All application must be received by Wednesday, May 23rd. Essays received after that date will not be considered.

    For any questions, contact Rita at mgould89@comcast.net

  • Altar Serving Training

  • All young people entering the fifth grade and above, who are interested in serving at the Mass and other liturgical functions, are invited to attend this training.

    The schedule for training is as follows:
    Monday, May 21st – 4:30pm – 5:30pm in the Church Hall.
    Mondays: June 4th,11th & 18th from 4:30pm – 5:30pm in the Church.
    All new altar servers will be commisioned on Sunday, June 24th during the 9:30am Mass.

    Please contact the Parish office to enroll your child in the altar serving training.

  • Our weekly Coffee and… has available dates for hosting and baking! We need your help!

  • Would you consider hosting one or more coffee socials after the 9:30 mass? It is a great way to meet fellow parishioners.

    We also need people willing to bake an item or two . You do not need to commit to every week. You decide and let us know what works for you. Join in the hospitality fun!

    Please contact Valerie Engler at toastersmom@gmail.com for questions and info.

  • Purchase Pre-Paid Grocery Cards to help support our parish!!

  • You can now pre-order and pay for your grocery cards on-line.

    Click here to complete the
    Grocery Card Pre-Order Form

    Then pick-up your cards at one of the following places/times:

    1. In the Church hall – After all week-end
    Masses
    2. At the Parish Office (third floor of the
    Parish center): Mon – Fri 9:00am –
    4:00pm