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Extension of Dispensation from Sunday Mass Obligation

While Sunday Masses have resumed, the dispensation from the Sunday obligation previously granted to all Catholics of the Archdiocese by the Archbishop will continue to extend through Saturday, November 28, 2020. The elderly, the sick, and those who care for anyone who is vulnerable remain encouraged not to attend at this time.

Please attend only if you feel it is safe and if you do not display symptoms of COVID-19.

You may still submit your weekly/monthly collection envelopes, mail them into the Parish Office, (St. Mary Magdalen at 145 Buckingham Street, Oakville, CT 06779)

OR

We recommend Signing up for On-Line Giving

Online Giving is a safe, secure and dependable means of income for the parish.

Thank you for your continued support.

Food Drive Collection

Area Church to hold a Food Drive Collection
To benefit St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Waterbury

fooddrive2020St. Mary Magdalen Parish of Oakville, will hold a Food Drive on the weekend of October 17 & 18, in the church parking lot located at, 16 Buckingham Street, Oakville. Your donations of non-perishable food items benefit the St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Waterbury. A truck from the Mission will be parked in our Church parking lot over the weekend. Items may be dropped of on Saturday, from 2pm to 5pm and on Sunday, from 8am to 12noon.

Please remember to check the expiration date and try to avoid glass jars for donated items. Volunteers will be on hand to assist you.

Monetary Donations can also be made payable to, St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Waterbury, Inc.

Public celebration of Sunday Masses will begin July 4/5

6/19/2020
The Archdiocese of Hartford has made the following announcement:

Resuming Public Worship on Sundays in the Archdiocese of Hartford

Churches in the Archdiocese of Hartford will be able to reinstitute the celebration of public Sunday Masses beginning the weekend of July 4 & 5, 2020.

Continuing to follow the required Archdiocesan procedures and respecting the current limits set by Governor Ned Lamont, Sunday Masses can take place beginning that weekend either indoors with a maximum of 25% of the church capacity or 100 total persons, whichever is less, socially distanced, or outdoors with a maximum of 150 persons, socially distanced. 

While Sunday Masses will resume during the weekend of July 4 & 5, the dispensation from the Sunday obligation previously granted to all Catholics of the Archdiocese by the Archbishop will continue to extend through Sunday, September 6, 2020. The elderly, the sick, and those who care for anyone who is vulnerable remain encouraged not to attend at this time.

As has been the case throughout the response to the coronavirus, the Archdiocese of Hartford will continue to track the situation surrounding the pandemic and will offer any and all updates deemed necessary to these current guidelines.

Please stay connected for more information.

Additional information about times and procedures for St. Mary Magdalen Parish will be communicated later this week. 

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Sending Your Condolences to Fr. Tom's Family

Dear Parishioniers, and Friends,

We pray that you are giving yourselves time to grieve the passing of our Pastor,  Fr. Tom Hickey. We’ve been getting some questions regarding donations in Fr. Tom name and offering condolences. We offer this to you, to help comfort your needs to express your sympathies, until we can come together once more.

Here’s how:

If you want to share your sympathies to the Hickey Family, please send all forms of correspondences in care of:

St. Mary Magdalen Parish
145 Buckingham Street
Oakville, CT 06779

OR  By email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you would like to make a memorial contribution in Father Tom’s name, you may do so making checks payable to St. Mary Magdalen Church.

The donor’s name and gift will be acknowledged to his family and also you will receive a note from the parish office.

Thank you for your continue prayers and support during this time of sorrow.

Peace and Blessings,
Roberta Hardt
Parish Admin.

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Mass Schedule

Weekend Masses
Saturday Vigil, 4:00 PM;
Sunday, 8:30 & 10:30 AM
Daily Mass
Monday-Wednesday; 8:00 AM Church

Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday, 3:00-3:30 PM