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Welcome to the directory of bible studies for Catholic Parishes in Fairfield County. These bible studies are open to everyone. To add or change listings, please email Renee at: rstamatis@diobpt.org.

Luke 24:45Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures.


The following are Bible Study groups and resources available throughout the diocese.
 
 

Bethel

 
St. Mary Parish
26 Dodgingtown Road  |  Bethel, CT
Time: First Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm
Contact: Rick Lawlor
Tel: (203) 470-8084
Email: RLawlor22@comcast.net


Bridgeport

 
St. Ann Parish
481 Brewster St.  |  Bridgeport, CT
Just come with a Bible. You do not need to be a member of the parish or a Catholic. No prior Bible training is necessary.
Tel: (203) 368-1607
Email: Secretary@stannblackrock.com
 
 
St. Mary Parish
25 Sherman St.  |  Bridgeport, CT
Youth Bible study contact: Nancy Alvarez-Torres
Tel: (203) 260-9572
Email: Alvarezn@optonline.net


Brookfield

 
St. Joseph’s Church
163 Whisconier Rd. | Brookfield, CT
WRAP (Women’s Reflection and Prayer) is a Catholic Bible Study that aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ by offering personal study and small group discussions that link our everyday challenges and struggles with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church.
Times: Tuesday’s at 7:15pm to 9:00 pm in the Parish Center.
Please consult the website for updated schedules:  www.stjosephbrookfield.com
Contact: For more information call the Parish Office: (203) 775-1035
 
 
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Church
138 Candlewood Lake Rd.  |  Brookfield, CT
Jesus Revealed Study: From Alpha to Omega: A Study of Christ in Scripture will deepen your knowledge through expert Biblical exegesis on the person of Jesus Christ from Genesis to Revelation
Times: Tuesdays, 7:00pm – 9:00pm until June 26 and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30am until June 28
Contact: Mary Ellen Tiernan
Tel: (203) 775-5117, EXT: 215
Email: metiernan@stmarguerite.org


Sacred Heart of Jesus
46 Stone Street  |  Danbury, CT 06801

Walking with Purpose, a women’s Catholic Bible study, aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ by offering personal study and small group discussion that link our everyday challenges and struggles with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church.
Times: Every other Monday from 7:00pm – 8:30pm.
Contact: Jaimee Keogler
Email: jkeogler@gmail.com


St. John Parish
1986 Post Road  |  Darien, CT

St. John Darien has 2 Bible Study Groups:
Wednesday Evening Group: This groups meets 7-8:30pm in the Parish Center behind the Church and will resume on September 19, 2018.  We will be reading, praying and discussing the Gospel of Luke Ch. 18-24, followed by the Acts of the Apostles.

Thursday Morning Group: This group meets 9:40-11:10 in the Conservatory (lower Church) and will resume on September 20, 2018.  We will be reading praying and discussing 1st & 2nd Corinthians, Philemon and Romans.

All are welcome.  Just come with a Bible.

Contact: Both groups are led by Maryann Knag, MAT MAR, a trained Catholic Scripture scholar
Tel: (203) 213-4809
Email: mmknag@aol.com


St. Thomas More Parish
374 Middlesex Road  |  Darien, CT

We will be reading, praying and discussing the theme, “Mary, our Mother, in the Bible and in History”.
All are welcome. Just come with a Bible.

Times: Tuesday Mornings, 9:30-11:00am in the Rectory Annex. Group will resume on September 18, 2018
Contact: Group is led by Maryann Knag, MAT MAR, a trained Catholic Scripture scholar
Tel: (203) 213-4809
Email: mmknag@aol.com


Holy Family Parish
700 Old Stratfield Rd.  |  Fairfield, CT

Men’s Bible Study
Times: Saturday’s from 8:00am – 9:30am at the Administration Building on Laurel St.
Contact: Maurice Magnotta
Tel: (203) 366-6707
Email: Mauricemagnotta@aol.com


Our Lady of the Assumption Parish
545 Stratfield Rd.  |  Fairfield, CT
Contact the Parish rectory to register.
Tel: (203) 333-9065


St. Thomas Aquinas Parish
1719 Post Rd.  |  Fairfield, CT

Faith Formation and Bible Study
Times: Wednesday evenings, 7pm
Contact: Jennifer Romano
Tel: (Office): 203.255.1097
Email: stthomasfairfieldfaith@gmail.com

For updated study information: www.stthomasfairfield.com/bible-study
No prior bible study experience is needed.


St. Michael Parish
469 North St.  |  Greenwich, CT
Contact: Mary Ellen
Tel: (203) 859-4000 EXT 167
Email: MTiernan@gcsct.org

Walking with Purpose, a women’s Catholic Bible study, aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ by offering personal study and small group discussion that link our everyday challenges and struggles with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church.
Times: Tuesday’s from 9:30am – 11:30am or 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Contact: Andrea Hickman
Tel: (203) 859-4000 EXT 167
Andrea_hickman@me.com


St. Mary Parish
178 Greenwich Ave.  |  Greenwich, CT
Contact: Jan Jepsen Montana
Tel: 917.992.1218
Email: jmjllc2010@optonline.net

Walking with Purpose, a women’s Catholic Bible study, aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ by offering personal study and small group discussion that link our everyday challenges and struggles with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church.
Times: Tuesday’s from 9:30am – 11:30am
Contact: Jan Jepsen Montana
Email: jmjllc2010@optonline.net


St. Jude Parish
707 Monroe Turnpike  |  Monroe, CT

Wild Goose
Time:
Friday morning Bible study on Wild Goose starting October 13th from 9:30-11:00 am in the St. Jude Parish Center
Contact: Jessica Ianotta
Tel: (646) 247-8589
Email: jam5600@gmail.com

33 Days to Morning Glory Marian Consecration
Times:
 There will be two groups offered: Tuesday mornings or Thursday evenings. Please pick which one works best for your schedule.
Contact: Mary Beth Rauser
Tel: (203) 516-1821
Email: mbrauser@hotmail.com


St. Aloysius Parish
40 Maple St.  |  New Canaan, CT  |  Parish Center (Maple Street Dining Room; please enter through the kitchen door which is closest to the parking lot)

Men’s Fellowship & Bible Study on Saturday mornings. Open to all. Light breakfast & fellowship 7:30am – 8:30am. Bible Study 8:30am – 9:30am.
All are welcome.  No bible study experience necessary.
Contact: Bob Mantilia
Tel: (203) 414-1500
Email: Robertmantilia@yahoo.com

Walking with Purpose, a women’s Catholic Bible study, aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ by offering personal study and small group discussion that link our everyday challenges and struggles with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church.
Times: Tuesday’s from 9:30am – 11:30am or 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Carol Mahoney
Email: wwpstaloysius@gmail.com


St. Edward the Confessor
21 Brush Hill Rd.  |  New Fairfield, CT
Contact: Carol Zinser
Tel: (203) 746-4270
Email: CZinser@saintedwardchurch.org

A Biblical Walk Through the Mass – In this study, you will discover the rich meanings behind why we say what we day and do during the Liturgy.  The words and gestures of the Mass will be seen in a new light, leading you to a more meaningful, more fruitful worship experience.
Times: Tuesday afternoons 2:30-4:00pm (May 29- June 26, 2018)

Follow Me: Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John – Follow Me is a guide to a personal encounter with Christ; it invites you to experience the joy of a renewed friendship with Christ.
Times: Wednesday evenings 7:00-8:30pm (May 30 – July 25, 2018)

Registration is required for these two courses; contact Carol for all details.


St. Rose of Lima Parish
38 Church Hill Rd.  |  Newtown, CT  |  Religious Education Office
Times: Friday’s at 10:30am
Contact: Blanca Sheehan
Tel: (203) 426-3253
Email: Parishsecretary@strosechurch.com or Claudia.sieber@att.net

Walking with Purpose, a women’s Catholic Bible study, aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ by offering personal study and small group discussion that link our everyday challenges and struggles with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church.
Times: Wednesday’s from 10:00am – 11:45am or Tuesday’s from 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Diane Lavin
Email: dianelavin@hotmail.com


St. Jerome Parish
23 Half Mile Rd.  |  Norwalk, CT
Contact: Fr. David Blanchfield
Tel: (203) 847-5349
Bible Study every Advent and Lent. Times vary, please call ahead.


St. Matthew Parish
216 Scribner Ave.  |  Norwalk, CT
Times: Wednesday’s at 10:00am and 7:00pm
Tel: Parish office (203) 838-3788 Ext 101
Email: Stmattparish@hotmail.com


St. Philip Parish
1 Father Conlon Pl.  |  Norwalk, CT
Contact: Ellen Mahon
Tel: (203) 322-5349
Email: EMahon@stphilipnorwalk.org


St. Elizabeth Seton Parish
520 Ridgebury Rd.  |  Ridgefield, CT
Time: Thursday from 9:30am – 11:30am in McKeon Hall
Contact: Debbie Varnerin
Tel: (203) 209-2689
Email:  DVarnerin@comcast.net
Contact: Anita Morris
Tel: (203) 744-0103
Email: Anita_morris@snet.net

We are currently doing Walking With Purpose


St. Mary Parish
55 Catoonah Avenue  |  Ridgefield, CT
Times: Sunday’s 9:00am – 10:25am, Monday’s 9:30am – 11:30am and 7:00 – 9:00pm
Contact: Kristin McSpedon
Tel: (203) 438-0495
Email: Ksmcspedon@comcast.net or Marena@smcr.org

Walking with Purpose, a women’s Catholic Bible study, aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ by offering personal study and small group discussion that link our everyday challenges and struggles with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church.
Times: Thursday’s at 7:15pm
Contact: Marilyn Kain
Email: kainm@wcsu.edu


St. Catherine of Siena Parish
4 Riverside Avenue  |  Riverside, CT
Times: Mondays, September 18-November 6, 7:30 – 9pm
and Tuesdays, September 19-November 7, 10:00 – 11:30am
Registration forms available at www.stcath.org or pick up a form in the Rectory or the vestibule. $30 materials fee is payable on the first day of class.
Tel: (203) 637-3661
Website: www.stcath.org

Walking with Purpose, a women’s Catholic Bible study, aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ by offering personal study and small group discussion that link our everyday challenges and struggles with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church.
Times: Thursday’s from 9:30-11:30am; and Saturdays 9:30-11:00am from October-April
Email: wwpstcathct@gmail.com


St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Parish
50 Donovan Lane  |  Shelton, CT
Times: Thursdays 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Tel: Parish office (203) 924-4929
Email: Stmamar380@yahoo.com
Website: www.stmmshelton.org


The Basilica of St. John the Evangelist
279 Atlantic Street  |  Stamford, CT

Walking with Purpose, a women’s Catholic Bible study, aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ by offering personal study and small group discussion that link our everyday challenges and struggles with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church.
Times: Tuesday’s at 9:30am
Contact: Rosa Federici
Email: rfederici2010@gmail.com


Church of the Holy Spirit
403 Scofieldtown Road  |  Stamford, CT
Times: Tuesdays 9:30am – 11:30am and Thursdays 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Contact: Karen Pritchard
Email: Karendpritchard@gmail.com

Walking with Purpose, a women’s Catholic Bible study, aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ by offering personal study and small group discussion that link our everyday challenges and struggles with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church.
Times: Thursday’s at 9:30am or 7:00pm
Contact: Karen Pritchard
Email: Karendpritchard@gmail.com


Our Lady Star of the Sea
1200 Shippan Ave. |  Stamford, CT
Times: Thursdays, 7pm – 9pm & Fridays, 10am – Noon
Contact: Amanda Day
Email: olssevangelization@gmail.com

Fall:  33 Days to Morning Glory – Marian Consecration on December 8th every year following 5 weeks of prayerful reading and group discussion.

Monthly Rosary, Marian Feast Days, Homebound Visit Opportunities
Contact Mary Sabato
Email: maryts0718@gmail.com


St. Mary/St. Benedict
21 Benedict’s Circle  |  Stamford, CT
Times: Tuesdays from 7:00 – 9:00pm
Email: Myparish@optonline.net


St. Cecilia Parish
1184 Newfield Avenue  |  Stamford, CT
Times: Thursday’s at 7:15pm, repeated Friday’s at 9:15am at Parish Center
Contact: Vicki Alton
Tel: (203) 322-8526
Email: VickiA@optonline.net


St. Leo
24 Roxbury Rd. | Stamford, CT

Walking with Purpose, a women’s Catholic Bible study, aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ by offering personal study and small group discussion that link our everyday challenges and struggles with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church.
Times: Thursday’s at 7:00pm
Contact: Bonnie Tuite
Email: Bonnietuite@optimum.net


St. Maurice
358 Glenbrook Rd. | Stamford, CT

Walking with Purpose, a women’s Catholic Bible study, aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ by offering personal study and small group discussion that link our everyday challenges and struggles with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church.
Times: The next session is in the Fall, start date/time TBD
Contact: Linda Nardozza
Email: Lin714@aol.com


Our Lady of Grace Parish
497 Second Hill La.  |  Stratford, CT

Class begins with prayer, followed by discussion and the CD. A study binder may be purchased which coordinates with the program. All are welcome! No Bible study experience needed.
Times: Tuesday’s 7:00pm – 8:30pm in the Parish Center
Contact: Linda
Tel: (203) 375-8992
Email: Linsk3@aol.com


Our Lady of Peace Parish
230 Park Blvd.  |  Stratford, CT
Times: Thursday’s at 7:00pm in the Parish Hall (rear of church). All are welcome.
Contact: Parish Office
Tel: (203) 377-4863 Ext 10
Email: Ourlady@sbcglobal.net


St. James Parish
2110 Main St.  |  Stratford, CT
Contact: Betsy Redgate
Tel: (203) 375-5887
Email: BRedgate.stjamesparish@gmail.com
Website: www.Stjamesstratford.com


St. Mark Parish
500 Wigwam Lane  |  Stratford, CT
Website: www.stmarkstratford.org


St. Catherine of Siena
220 Shelton Road | Trumbull, CT

Walking with Purpose, a women’s Catholic Bible study, aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ by offering personal study and small group discussion that link our everyday challenges and struggles with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church.
Times: Monday’s at 7:00pm or Friday’s at 10:00am
Email: Mrciardiello@gmail.com


St. Stephen Parish
6849 Main Street  |  Trumbull, CT
Times: Mondays 9:45am, Thursdays 7:00pm
Contact: Parish Office or talk to one of the priests after Mass
Tel: (203) 268-6217


Christ the King Parish
4700 Madison Ave.  |  Trumbull, CT

“Ephesians Discover Your Inheritance”  8-week program.
Times: Friday’s 9:00am – 10:45am
Contact: Marian McCarthy
Tel: (203) 268-8791
Email: Ctkparish@aol.com


St. Theresa Parish
5301 Main St.  |  Trumbull, CT
Times: 9:15am weekly
Contact: Maryann (203) 767-9566 or Maribeth (203) 445-1802
Email: Sttheresaparish@snet.net

Young Adult Bible Study (ages 18-35)
Times: Wednesdays 6:30pm – 8:00pm in the Parish Center basement
Contact: Theresa
Email: Raytar.theresa@gmail.com


St. Joseph Center
6488 Main Street  |  Trumbull, CT

We will be reading, praying and discussing the Book of Numbers, followed by the King David cycle of stories in the Old Testament. All are welcome. Just come with a Bible.

Times: Monday Afternoons, 1:30-3:00pm in the former Adult Daycare Room, ground floor of the Education Bldg. Enter through the main entrance, sign in and they will direct you to the room. Group resumes on September 17, 2018.

Contact: Group is led by Maryann Knag MAT MAR, a trained Catholic Scripture scholar.
Tel: (203) 213-4809
Email: Mmknag@aol.com


St. Francis of Assisi
35 Norfield Road  |  Weston, CT

“The Bible Study Timeline”
The Bible Timeline is a Catholic Bible study that can help anyone to make sense of scripture and experience the life- changing power of God’s Word. This study takes you on a journey through the entire Bible and deep into each period of salvation history, where you will discover the amazing story woven throughout all of Scripture. The Bible Timeline has helped hundreds of thousands of people to understand the Bible and deepen their relationship with Christ, and it will help you, too. The study includes a series of twenty- four videos presented by Jeff Cavins. Each video will be preceded by a lively group discussion. The cost for materials is $37.
Times: Thursday mornings, October 5-April 5, 9:15 – 11:30 am
Contact: Jennifer Garvey
Tel: (203) 984-7778
Email: jlgarvey4@gmail.com


St. Luke Parish
49 Turkey Hill Rd.  |  Westport, CT
Times: From mid September to June, on the first and third Fridays of the month from 1:00 until 4:00pm
Contact: Deacon Brian Kelly
Tel: (203) 373-9753
Email: Brian9987@att.net


Our Lady of Fatima Parish
229 Danbury Rd.  |  Wilton, CT
Times: Tuesdays 9:00am and 7:00pm at the Parish Center
Contact: Deacon Tom McManus for the morning meeting
Tel: (203) 762-7142
Email: Tjmcpa123@sbcglobal.net

Contact: Tim Dineen for the evening meeting
Tel: (203) 762-7674