A remarkable parish.

a joyful community of faith.

St Mary's exteriorWelcome to St. Mary’s! 

We invite you to explore our unique, vibrant, multi-ethnic community that is unified in its reverence to the Trinitarian God in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.  We offer reverent Masses in English, Spanish, and Latin: the mystical Mass of countless Saints since the early days of the Church.

Masses are complemented by our high-caliber music program, offering you an opportunity to encounter the artistic treasures of the Church in a way that is rarely found today.  We have social groups, festivals, weekly coffee hour after 9:30 Mass, and processions on feasts through the streets of Norwalk – all fostering a united community of faith from a diverse group of parishioners.

Join welcoming groups that offer opportunities to participate in Catholic devotional practices. Enroll in a religious education class or bible study to deepen your faith.

If you live nearby (or even if you are just in the area for the day) please stop in and visit our parish for Mass.  Make yourself known – we look forward to meeting you!

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
669 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
Telephone: +1 (203) 866-5546, 9am-5pm M-F
E-mail: stmarynorwalk@stmarynorwalk.net

Recent Posts from the Pastor
  • Joyful Anticipation: the O Antiphons
    This week we begin Late Advent, when we focus ever more deeply on spiritual preparation for Christmas. We began on Friday evening with our choirs singing Advent Lessons and Carols, as we listened to the readings that tell of the coming of Christ on Christmas…
  • Advent and the Saints
    The season of Advent is blessed by the commemoration of some of the most beloved saints on the Church calendar, including St. Nicholas and St. Lucy. St. Nicholas and St. Lucy are associated with wonderful stories and customs. St. Nicholas was bishop of Myra, a…
  • First Sunday of Advent
    People have asked me the source of the text I read at the end of my sermon last Sunday at the 9:30 Solemn Mass. It is the first four verses of a hymn by Charles Wesley, one of the great Christian hymn writers, “Lo! He…


VESPERS: Every first Sunday of the month at 5:00 p.m.

FIRST SATURDAYS: Every First Saturday of the month. Rosary at 8:15 a.m. in the Chapel before the 9 a.m. Mass, and right after Mass in the main Church.

TEEN CATECHISM: Every first Thursday of the Month, 6:00–8:15 p.m.

GOSPEL OF LIFE SOCIETY: Every second Sunday of the month at 10:00 a.m.

NOVENA TO THE MIRACULOUS MEDAL: Every Monday; rosary at 6:30 p.m. and novena at 7:00 p.m.

LEGION OF MARY: Every Saturday at 10:00 a.m.

Guadalupe Festival 2017 (Photos)

View images from Bishop Schneider's Visit (Oct. 19, 2017)

Msgr. Ignacio Barreiro-Carámbula (1947-2017)

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Friday, December 15 at 7:00 p.m.
With the St. Mary's Choir, el Coro Hispano de Santa María, and the St. Mary's Student Schola
Reception to follow


Community and Parish Activities
  • Guadalupe Festival 2017: Photos
    The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe was celebrated with a special festival on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Sung Mass in Spanish at 1:15 p.m.…
  • Rorate Mass Sat. Dec. 16 at 6:30 a.m.
    One of the loveliest traditions of Advent is the Rorate Mass. “Rorate” comes from the Introit of the day: “Drop down ye heavens from above...”…
  • New VIRTUS Coordinator
    We are very happy to announce that we have a new coordinator for VIRTUS: Protecting God’s Children for Adults Program. Mrs. Sheena Laughlin has very graciously…
    POSADAS NAVIDEÑAS Start Friday, December 15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Last Posada: Saturday, December 23 in the School Gym at 7:00 p.m. ADVENT LESSONS AND…
  • Teen Catechism Thurs. Dec. 7
    St. Mary's Teen Catechism will meet Thursday, Dec. 7th. 6:00 p.m. Rosary in the Chapel. 6:30 p.m. Pizza & Salad Dinner in the Parish Hall.…
  • Gospel of Life Society Sat. Dec. 9
    The Gospel of Life Society presents: "Source of Cultural, Medical, and Economic Healing: Humanae Vitae and Evangelium Vitae." How might key insights summarized in Humanae…

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May the God of steadfastness and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Welcome one another, therefore, as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.

Romans 15:5-7