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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
Reverend Raymond M. Scherba, Part-Time Parochial Vicar 
Deacon Louis F. Howe 
Deacon Donald J. Naiman
Deacon Richard Kovacs

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

All bulletin notices should be email to Kathee Meerman

Novena to the Miraculous Medal

On Tuesday nights during Lent at 7:30 PM we will have a Novena to the Miraculous Medal, Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament and the Sacrament of Reconciliation. All are encouraged to attend.

Stations of the Cross

During Lent, Stations of the Cross will be prayed every Friday at 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.

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, March 10th, through Trinity Sunday, June 16th.

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.

Abstinence – No meat

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

Eucharistic Fast – 1 hour from foods and liquids


Water and medicine never break a fast.


Sacrament of Reconciliation

Tuesday, April 16th: 7:30-9:00 P.M.

Saturday, April 20th: 11:00 A.M. until 12 Noon

3:00-4:00 P.M.

Tuesday – April 16th

7:30 P.M. – Novena to the Miraculous Medal, Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament, and Sacrament of Reconciliation

Holy Thursday – April 18th

7:30 P.M. – Mass of the Lord’s Last Supper

Adoration until 11:00 P.M.

Good Friday – April 19th

3:00 P.M. – Service of the Lord’s Death on the Cross

7:30 P.M. – Stations of the Cross

Holy Saturday – April 20th

7:30 P.M. – Solemn Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday – April 21st

Masses – 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 A.M. and 12 Noon

Please note there is no 5:00 P.M. Mass on Easter Sunday



A complete job description is available in the Parish Office.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest describing how you meet the requirements presented here, a current résumé, and contact information for three references. If there is a reference you prefer not be contacted at this time, please inform the Search Committee. All application materials will be kept confidential. Please send to Music Search Committee, St. Joseph Parish, 8 Robinson Avenue, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-5517.

If you have not yet signed up and would like to, please email If you would like further information, please call Sherry Morris at 203-770-5356.




Saint Joseph

Pastoral Plan

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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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