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.

 

COMING EVENTS

SATURDAY,  OCTOBER 1st :    BLESSING OF ANIMALS IN HONOR OF ST. FRANCIS in the Grotto Plaza at 4:00 p.m.

SUNDAY,  OCTOBER 2nd:  LIVING ROSARY sponsored by Knights of Columbus in the Grotto Plaza at 2:00 pm

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9th:   The Last Day the  GROTTO CAFÉ  will be open this season

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16th:  Last OUTDOOR MASS in the GROTTO.   After that, our Mass time changes to 10:30 a.m. in the Grotto Chapel.

AUTUMN TAG SALE

THURSDAY – SUNDAY,  OCTOBER 20 – 23 – from 9:00 a.m.  to 4:00 p.m. in Pilgrim Hall

DROP OFF DATES for contributed items:   TUESDAY – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 – 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Pilgrim Hall

 

OUR SUMMER GROTTO SEASON 

MASS SCHEDULE AT THE GROTTO     UNTIL OCTOBER 16 

WE CELEBRATE MASS

AT THE GROTTO

AT 11:30

TUESDAY to SUNDAYS

WEATHER PERMITTING

IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, MASS WILL BE CELEBRATED IN THE GROTTO CHAPEL

3:00 P.M. ON SUNDAYS UNTIL OCTOBER 16 BENEDICTION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT AND ROSARY

Some things to remember if you want to come to a Mass at the Grotto:

  • Bring some hand sanitizer for yourself.
  • 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 videos of these Masses are available on our YouTube Channel: Lourdes in Litchfield Montfort House.

Click here to access our YouTube Channel

VOLUNTEERS

Do you want to volunteer at the Shrine or at Montfort House?  There are a number of ways you can help.  Click here and fill out an application form: https://tinyurl.com/VolunteeratLourdes

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

THE GROTTO CAFE

IS OPEN ON THURSDAYS, SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS UNTIL OCTOBER 9

FROM 10:00 A.M. UNTIL 2:00 P.M.

The Cafe is closed during Mass time on Sunday..

Anointing of the Sick

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.

GIFT SHOP HOURS

The Gift Shop will be open Tuesday – Saturday 10:30 – 4:30 and Sunday 12:30-4:30. 

Baptismal, Holy Communion, and Confirmation gifts are available.

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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