St. Catherine of Siena Parish hosts Lenten Mission

TRUMBULL—Father Steven Roth, a noted speaker and retreat director for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, MD, will lead a Lenten Mission at the Parish of St. Catherine of Siena (220 Shelton Road, Trumbull) from Monday, March 22 through Wednesday, March 24.  A Parish Mission takes place over the course of a few days, a time specially dedicated to growing in faith.

Each event of the Mission will begin at 7:00 pm in the church and will last about an hour. At each evening event, Father Roth’s homily will be the Mission conference.  The events will also be live-streamed on our Parish Website, YouTube channel, and Facebook Page.

Monday, March 22 – Holy Hour

This evening of the Mission will begin with a Liturgy of the Word, followed by a period of Eucharistic Adoration. It will conclude with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

Tuesday, March 23 – Penance Service

An essential part of living Lent well is experiencing God’s mercy in the Sacrament of Reconciliation. This evening of the Mission will begin with a Liturgy of the Word; several guest priests will be present to hear individual confessions.

Wednesday, March 24 – Mass for the Solemnity of the Anniversary of the Consecration of the Church

This day will mark two years since the Consecration of St. Catherine of Siena Church. There is an especially beautiful Mass which is celebrated in the consecrated church on the anniversary of its consecration.

Father Roth will also be preaching at all Masses on the weekend of Saturday, March 20 & Sunday, March 21.  The weekend Mass schedule is Saturday at 4:00pm and 7:15pm, and on Sunday at 7:30am, 9:00am and 11:00am. The 4:00pm Mass on Saturday will be livestreamed, and available on-demand thereafter on the Parish’s YouTube Channel and Facebook Page.  Because of Covid-19 restrictions, seat reservations are required for in-person attendance at Mass. There is no charge for seat reservations. The reservation portal opens on Tuesdays at 10:00am. The link to register is on the Parish Website at Everyone is Welcome. Call (203) 377-3133 for information.

Father Steven Roth is the Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, and a noted speaker and homilist. Prior to this appointment, he served as chaplain of Baltimore’s Legatus Chapter and was pastor of St. Isaac Jogues Parish in Carney, Maryland. Prior to entering the seminary, Father Roth earned a Masters Degree in counseling and worked as a university professor in the counseling field.  Father Roth often draws on his counseling background to good effect in his priestly ministry.

The Parish of Saint Catherine of Siena warmly welcomes anyone who is new to our area, anyone who is searching for the truth, or anyone who is looking for a spiritual home. We are joyfully and faithfully Roman Catholic in belief and practice – a community of faith, worship, service, and formation – and with open hearts we invite all our brothers and sisters into a living and saving friendship with the Lord Jesus Christ, in the communion of His One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church.  We are conveniently located at 220 Shelton Road in the Nichols area of Trumbull.