Can you make a donation to the Shrine?

Help us to keep the Shrine warm this winter by contributing to our Fuel Fund.

If you are able, any donation, no matter how small, would be a great help to the Shrine.  Use the button below to make on online donation with your credit card, or send a check to:

Lourdes in Litchfield

P.O. Box 667

Litchfield, CT 06759

Please note on the check that this is a donation to the Fuel Fund.

Thanks for considering this.

Fr. Don

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The Shrine Grounds are open from dawn to sunset for those who wish to walk or pray privately

Click here for a virtual visit to the Shrine.

 

NEW MASS SCHEDULE

AT THE GROTTO

 

BEGINNING IN MAY

WE WILL CELEBRATE MASS OUTDOORS AT THE GROTTO, WEATHER PERMITTING, AT 11:30 ON TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS, SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS.  

NO RESERVATIONS ARE NEEDED TO PARTICIPATE IN THESE MASSES.

WE DO ASK THAT YOU BRING A MASK TO WEAR WHEN YOU COME UP FOR COMMUNION.

IF YOU ARE NOT VACCINATED, WE URGE YOU TO WEAR A MASK FOR THE ENTIRE MASS.  THIS IS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT IN LIGHT OF THE CURRENT SPREAD OF THE DELTA VARIANT OF COVID.

IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, WE WILL CELEBRATE MASS IN OUR GROTTO CHAPEL.

Some things to remember if you want to come to a Mass at the Grotto:
  • You must bring a mask with you to wear when you come to receive communion.
  • Bring some hand sanitizer for yourself.
  • You should keep some distance between you and others when you come up for communion.
  • If you receive communion, you are strongly urged to receive it in the hand. If you insist on receiving on the tongue, you must be the last to receive communion.

MASS ON-LINE

The Montfort Missionaries will celebrate Mass on-line at Montfort House Chapel on Wednesdays and Fridays. 

The videos of these Masses and the Masses at the Grotto and in our Grotto Chapel are available on our YouTube Channel: Lourdes in Litchfield Montfort House.

Click here to access our YouTube Channel

 

Pray the Stations of the Cross at Home 

If you wish, you can pray the Stations of the Cross at home.  Follow this link to make a journey along the Shrine’s Way of the Cross:  https://youtu.be/IwGgafnaB2

 

NEW GIFT SHOP HOURS

The Grotto Gift Shop is now open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:30 to 4:30, and Sunday from 12:30 (after Mass) to 4:30.

Baptismal, Holy Communion, and Confirmation gifts are available.

For further information, call 860-567-0891

 

THE GROTTO CAFE is open on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (On Sunday, the Cafe is closed during Mass: from 11:15 – 12:30.)

 

 

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Save the Dates

2020

There will be no communal anointing of the sick until further notice. If you have a serious need to be anointed, call us at 860 567-1041 and we will arrange for an individual anointing.

 

 

The phone number for the gift shop is:860 567-0891.

 

HISTORY

RETREAT CENTER

DIRECTIONS

Come to a place in the wooded hills of northwest Connecticut,
under a canopy of trees,
by a stream of flowing water,
to a place of peace and prayer,
dedicated to Mary, the mother of Jesus.

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