Welcome to the Church of Saint Brigid
St. Bridget's Church (as it was originally spelled) was founded in 1917 as the first Catholic church in West Hartford. The wooden church no longer stands; the brick building which is our current worship home replaced it in 1951.
From its beginning St. Brigid's (as it became legally known in 1960) welcomed worshippers from four different parishes to make up its own. Today it still welcomes parishioners from all over West Hartford and beyond to the warm interior and friendly Masses.
A capital campaign led to the building of our lovely brick church, along with its school and a convent which originally staffed it on Mayflower Street. The Sisters of the Cross and Passion moved into the building at 104 Mayflower Street which now houses St. Agnes Home (a residential home for pregnant and parenting adolescents and their infants) in August of 1960. In September of that same year, St. Brigid's school opened with four classrooms. The school continued to add rooms until a full curriculum was reached in 1966. For a short time the school taught students up to grade 9. It now proudly houses Pre-K through Grade 8 and an active school and CCD community.
St Brigid Parish welcomes you to our vibrant, active congregation. Come worship with us, stay for coffee & donuts after our 9:00 am Mass, join one of our groups and make St. Brigid your parish home.
Upcoming parish events
Feb 1 2015 Children's Mass
Feb 2 2015 Ladies Guild Meeting
Feb 3 2015 Meat Loaves DueThe meat loaves for the House of Bread are due Tuesday and Wednesday. The usual other items are needed as well. The Kid’s Café and the Day Care Center also need the usual items or any items that you might want to donate.
Feb 7 2015 SAC Food Drive BeginsDrive will benefit St. Ann/Immaculate Conception Church and Catholic Charities Refugee Services. Both will distribute the food to those in most need. The drive begins on Saturday from 3:00 to 5:00 pm and ends on Sunday from 7:15 to 11:15 am. Flour, sugar, salt, cooking oil, tuna, sardines, coffee, tea, canned fruits/vegetables, pasta and sauce are greatly needed. (Please do not leave any food in the church).
Feb 10 2015 SAC/Immaculate Conception Soup KitchenMembers of the parish will be preparing and serving dinner to 150 homeless men at the Immaculate Conception Soup Kitchen. If you would like to make a monetary contribution to help with the cost, please put it in an envelope marked “soup kitchen” and drop it in the collection basket or bring it to the Rectory during normal business hours.