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 10:00 am Mass, join one of our groups and make St. Brigid your parish home.

 

Upcoming parish events

  • Jul 7 2015 Meat Loaves Due
    The 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.  
  • Jul 9 2015 K of C Council Meeting
  • Jul 13 2015 Summer Learning Experience
    If you always wanted to learn more about the bible, please join us for a study program.  Father M. David Dawson is facilitating a Bible Study program. The book that Father Dawson is using is THE EUCHARIST - A Bible Study Guide for Catholics by Father Mitch Pacwa, S.J. The Program continues on July 13th and July 20th at St. Helena’s Church.  All evenings will  be from 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm.  It’s not too late to join us!    
  • Jul 16 2015 K of C Assembly Meeting
  • Jul 20 2015 Summer Learning Experience
    If you always wanted to learn more about the bible, please join us for a study program.  Father M. David Dawson is facilitating a Bible Study program. The book that Father Dawson is using is THE EUCHARIST - A Bible Study Guide for Catholics by Father Mitch Pacwa, S.J. The Program continues on July 13th and July 20th at St. Helena’s Church.  All evenings will  be from 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm.  It’s not too late to join us!