PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRY

The Parish Social Ministry is a group of dedicated parishioners who desire to serve the Church and society and in particular to have concern for those most in need in our community.  Here is a brief overview of most of the projects our Social Ministry is currently involved in: 

IF YOU WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ANY OF THESE MINISTRIES, CONTACT THE RECTORY OFFICE AT 203-272-3531

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Advent Giving Trees

Seasonal

Gifts and gift cards are collected for various charitable organizations within our loval community.

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Food Collections

North and South Campuses

There are bins out monthly at St. Thomas Becket Church and continuously at St. Bridget Church for donations to the Cheshire Community Food Pantry.

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Friends Feeding Friends

Currently paused due to the pandemic

On site provision, preparation, and serving of noon meals on Saturdays at the Saint Vincent DePaul Soup Kitchen on Baldwin St. in Waterbury.

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Harvest Garden

South Campus

This garden is maintained to provide fresh produce to the Cheshire Community Food Pantry.

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Miscellaneous Drives

On-and-off

Back to School supplies, clothing & household items (October), pajamas, winter clothing, and Prison Ministry needs.

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Shelter Sandwiches

Thursdays; Currently paused due to the pandemic

150 sandwiches, made at home, are delivered to a local drop off point and taken to the Saint Vincent DePaul Shelter in Waterbury.

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Sunday Shelter Supper

All are welcome

Provided once per month to the Saint Vincent DePaul Shelter in Waterbury.