Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016. Ashes will only be distributed during masses. Mass Times: 7:00 a.m., 12:05 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

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Welcome to
Saint Joseph Parish
8 Robinson Avenue
Danbury, Connecticut 06810-5517
Telephone Number:  (203) 748-8177

Reverend Samuel V. Scott, Pastor 
Reverend David W. Franklin, Parochial Vicar 
Deacon Louis F. Howe 
Deacon Donald J. Naiman

Parish Office Hours 
Monday - Friday 
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. 


Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016

​Ashes will only​ be distributed during Masses

Mass Times

7:00 a.m., 12:05 p.m., 4:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.


Our Lenten Sacrifice

Days of Abstinence – Ash Wednesday, all Fridays in Lent, and Good Friday for all who have reached their 14th birthday, no meat can be taken.

Days of Fast – Ash Wednesday and Good Friday for all who have reached their 18th birthday and have not as yet reached their 60th birthday, a limit of one full meatless meal.

Abstinence – No meat Fast and Abstinence – 1 full meal (18 through 59), no meat over 14 years old

Weekdays of Lent – No obligation to fast; however, voluntary acts of self-denial are recommended. Easter Duty Obligation – Must be made from the First Sunday in Lent, February 14th, through Trinity Sunday, May 22nd. Self Denial – Is encouraged on a voluntary basis.  Acts may include daily Mass, spiritual study, Lenten Devotions, the Rosary, Stations of the Cross and deeds of mercy and kindness.

Eucharistic Fast​ - 1 hour from foods and liquids.  Water and medicine never break a fast.



Religious Education




Saturday Vigil  4:00 P.M. 
7:30, 9:00, 10:30 A.M.,
12:00 Noon and 5:00 P.M. 

Monday - Friday 
7:00 A.M. and 12:05 P.M. 

Saturday Morning
8:00 A.M. 

   11:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon  
3:00 P.M. 3:45 P.M


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