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More TV News Coverage

Posted by Richard Ellis

Church secretary Donna Marouski met with Channel 3's Kim Lucey this morning for an interview and film in the church. Lucey was very enthusiastic and Donna said she and the cameraman were very impressed with the story. The piece will be on air tomorrow morning (June 19, 2015) sometime ... Read More »

TV News Coverage of Welcome Prayer Service

Posted by Richard Ellis

NBC Connecticut covered the June 14th Welcome Prayer Service. Here's the link to the story (includes a video).


Photos added - Corpus Christi and Diaconate Ordination

Posted by Richard Ellis

Two photo albums were added, Corpus Christi 2015 and Diaconate Ordination 2015. Also, reordered the photo galleries. Enjoy.

Side Yard Repairs Underway

Posted by Richard Ellis

The church side yard repairs are underway (as of the end of last week). Unavoidably, the weight of the fire trucks damaged the yard and sidewalks. Old sidewalks are being removed, a newly designed walkway is being created, and new trees are being planted. In the future, we would like ... Read More »

Cub Scout Pack 35 Marches in the Memorial Day Parade

Posted by Richard Ellis

On Memorial Day, May 25, 2015, our St. Mary Cub Scout Pack 35 marched proudly in this year's Memorial Day Parade, from Jillson Square to Memorial Park to honor our country's veterans. Pack 35 has been an active Cub Scout pack for many years in Willimantic; we believe that Father Poulin ... Read More »

Celebrations are drawing near!

Posted by Donna Marouski

Save the  following dates and join us in prayer, thanksgiving  and  song as our  glorious St. Mary  Church  doors are open  again!


Welcome Prayer Service ~ Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 5:00PM

Rededication Mass celebrated  with  Bishop Michael  Cote~ Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 4:30PM


Progress! Progress! Progress!

Posted by Donna Marouski


Even  though  things  look more of the  same on the outside, with all white  snow covered rooftops, hills and  valleys, much has  changed on the interior of our beloved Church.  Winter months' weather has not stopped the wonderful work  going on  in the  church!

 Some  snip its-

The ... Read More »

What's been happening-June 30, 2014

Posted by Donna Marouski

It  certainly  has been  an  amazing year since the  night of  of the fire May 16th, 2013!   The progress has  been  tremendous!  The  clean up and  removal  of debris took many man hours,  days  and  months.  The of the column and main area of the fire took extensive ... Read More »

Dry Ice Blasting 9/4/13

Posted by Donna Marouski

A  process  called  "ice blasting" is currently taking place.  It is a process of utilizing dry ice pellets,applied by spray guns to remove the charring on the wooden beams  & structure of the ceiling area of the church.  Once the process is complete a sealant will be applied to ... Read More »

Stained Glass Window Removal

Posted by Donna Marouski


Last  Tuesday,  our  stained  glass  experts removed  a large  portion of the stained glass damaged in the area of the  baptismal  font.  The  artists  also  gathered  every piece of  stained  glass found  in  the  areas surrounding  in the  church  that  are now  accessible.   It  is  with  utmost  ... Read More »