Eucharistic Adoration

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Spend a Holy Hour with Our Lord!

Eucharistic Adoration is maintained at several churches and chapels around Fairfield County. People are welcome to drop in anytime to pray, during the hours posted below. Links are provided for more information.


Blessed Sacrament Parish
First Friday Adoration: 5:30 pm, followed by Mass at 6:00 pm

Our Lady of Fatima Parish
First and third Wednesday of the month: 12:00 pm

Saint Andrew Parish
Tuesday-Friday: 9:30 am-12:00 noon

Saint Ann Parish
First Friday of every month: 12:00 noon-7:00 pm from September through June

Saint Augustine Cathedral Parish
Every first Friday of the month: 7:30 am-10:00 am (St. Patrick’s lower church)
11:00 am-12:00 noon (St. Augustine Church)
Every first Saturday of the month: After 8:00 am Mass until 10:00 am at St. Augustine’s Cathedral

Saint Charles Borromeo Parish
Every first Saturday of the month: 8:30 am-1:00 pm in the Chapel of the Urban Center

Saint Mary Parish
8:00 am-10:00 pm; Contact the parish at 203.334.8811 to schedule a holy hour during the week in which you can adore the Blessed Sacrament


Saint Joseph Parish
Tuesday evenings: 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Also can sign up to adore for an hour or more

Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys Parish
Adoration 9:00am-5:00pm/7 days


Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: Tuesday – Fridays: 8:00 – 8:30 am
First Friday: 8:00 – 9:00 am


Saint John Parish
First Friday of every month: after the 8:00 am Mass until 12:00 noon, except in July and August.

Saint Thomas More Parish
First Friday of every month: 9:30 am-4:45 pm in the Chapel.
Tuesdays: 7:00 pm-8:00 pm in the Chapel.


Holy Family and St. Emery Parish
Monday through Friday: Holy Family Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 7:00 am to 7:40 am.

Holy Family and St. Emery Parish
Saturday: St. Emery Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 7:45 am to 8:25 am.

Our Lady of the Assumption Parish
Thursdays: 7:00 pm-8:00 pm.

Saint Pius X Parish
Monday: 9:00 am to Friday: 9:00 pm in the Chapel. (There is a brief pause in Adoration on Monday evenings at 7pm for Latin Mass. Adoration continues right after Latin Mass concludes.)


Sacred Heart Parish
First Friday of every month: after the 8:30 am Mass, concluding with Benediction at 12:00 noon.


Saint Mary Parish
Mondays: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm.

Saint Michael the Archangel Parish
Wednesdays: 9:30 am-8:00 pm

Saint Paul Parish
First Friday Mass and Benediction: 9:00 am, September through June.


Saint Jude Parish
First Friday of every month: 7:00 pm-8:00 pm.

New Canaan

Saint Aloysius Parish
Fridays: 7:30 am-7:30 pm in the Chapel
To commit to a holy hour, or for more information, please call Gretchen at 203.247.2739.

New Fairfield

Saint Edward the Confessor Parish
First Friday of every month: 9:30 am-4:30 pm in the Chapel. Adorers can sign up in the gathering space the weekend before.


Saint Rose of Lima Parish
Thursdays: 3:00 pm-4:00 pm in the Chapel
Fridays: 3:00 pm-4:00 pm in the Chapel
First Friday of every month: 10:00 am-5:00 pm in the church.


Saint Jerome Parish
Each day after 9:00 am morning Mass

Saint Mary Parish
Wednesdays: 8:30 am-5:00 pm in Saint Patrick’s Chapel (Lower Church)
Fridays: 8:30 am-5:30 pm in Saint Patrick’s Chapel (Lower Church)

Saint Matthew Parish
First Friday of every month: directly after the 12:10 pm Mass until 7:00 pm in the Chapel.

Saint Thomas the Apostle Parish
Monday evenings: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm


Saint Mary Parish
Perpetual Adoration 24 hours/7 days


Saint Joseph Parish
Tuesdays and Fridays: 12:45 pm-7:00 pm in the Carlson Chapel of the Sacred Heart (enter by side door of convent)

Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque Parish
First Friday Holy Hour: follows 5:30 pm Mass
Walking With Purpose women’s bible study. Sessions are in the Parish Center on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm and on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 am-11:30 am. Please contact: Rayna Salemme


Holy Name of Jesus Parish
Holy Hour for Life: every Wednesday from 11:00 am-12:00 noon in the Convent.
Holy Hour for Vocations: every second Friday of the month at 7:00 pm in the Convent

Sacred Heart Parish
First Friday of every month: 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Saint Mary Parish
Sundays: from 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Sisters of Life at Villa Maria Guadalupe
Monday 4:50pm – 6:30pm

Saint John Fisher Seminary Residence
 6:00 am – 11:00 pm
Friday Chapel opens at 6:00 am and remains open until Sunday at 11:00 pm

The Basilica of Saint John the Evangelist Parish
Fridays: from 8:30 am-12:00 pm, unless there is a funeral


Holy Name of Jesus Parish
Adoration every first Saturday of the Month beginning at 8:30 am. Click here for this month’s day of prayer to sign up to be guardians.

Our Lady of Grace Parish
Wednesdays: 9:30 am-noon

Our Lady of Peace Parish
Thursdays: 11:00 am-2:00 pm in the church; First Fridays: following the 8:30 am Mass, until 10:00 am. We invite you to sign up for a 30-60-minute time slot, convenient for your schedule. Sign-up sheets are available at the main entrance to the church

Saint James Parish
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm in the Parish Center Chapel

Saint Mark Parish
The Chapel of the Divine Mercy is open from 3:00 pm Sunday through 10:00 am Saturday, 24 hours per day. Eucharistic adorers are needed! To volunteer an hour of your time, please contact Gary Tennyson at 203.953.1200 or, or R. Scott Goodfellow at 203.394.2248 or


Christ the King Parish
Monday 7:00-8:00 pm
Come and Adore Jesus. We pray the Rosary and the Divine Mercy Chaplet. Please join us. “Come to me all you who are weary and find life burdensome and I will give you rest”.

Saint Catherine of Siena Parish
Tuesday 7:00-8:30 pm

Saint Stephen Parish
First Friday of every month. No Adoration in September 2018

Saint Theresa Parish
Our Lady of Fatima Chapel is a Perpetual Adoration Chapel open 24/7 except for the Easter Triduum and inclement weather. Would you like to visit during sacrificial hours (11:00 pm-5:00 am)? Please contact Laurie Furey in the Parish Center for access: 203.261.3676.


St. Francis of Assisi Parish
Wednesday 8:00am – 8:00pm


Church of the Assumption
Mondays and Wednesdays: 8:00 am-5:00 pm (in silence). Please call Andrea Remain at 203.227.5477 if you would like to take 1/2-1-hour of Adoration.


Our Lady of Fatima Parish
Daytime Adoration: first Friday of every month: 10:00 am-9:00 pm. Nocturnal Adoration: first Friday of the month from October through May. Men and women of the parish give an hour of Adoration. Teams are assigned a designated hour during the night. If you are assigned 10:00 pm in October, your next assignment is 11:00 pm in November. There is also a group that has regular Adoration at 9:00 pm each month. New members are always welcome. This devotion ends each first Saturday morning just before the 8:00 am Mass.


Spiritual Reading

Sacramentum Caritatis
(“The Sacrament of Charity”), Pope Benedict XVI’s Apostolic Exhortation, March 2007

“The Eucharist: Source of Unity and Holiness”
A Pastoral Letter on the Close of the Year of the Eucharist,
Bishop William E. Lori, October 2005

Mane Nobiscum Domine
(“Stay with us, Lord”), Pope John Paul II’s Apostolic Letter for the Year of the Eucharist,
October 2004-October 2005

Ecclesia de Eucharistia
(“The Church draws her life from the Eucharist”),
Pope John Paul II’s Encyclical on the Eucharist, April 2003

Rosarium Virginis Mariae
(“The Rosary of the Virgin Mary”),
Pope John Paul II’s Apostolic Letter, October 2002

Dies Domini
(“The Lord’s Day”), Pope John Paul II’s Apostolic Letter
on keeping holy the Lord’s Day (Sunday), May 1998

“Mary and the Eucharist”
Bishop William E. Lori’s column in Fairfield County Catholic, December 2004

Address to the Eucharistic Congress
by Bishop William E. Lori, September 24, 2004