Our Lady of Hope Parish strives to be a Catholic community of disciples who work together to build up the Kingdom of God on earth.  We offer to all a share in our faith in the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.



Our Lady of Hope Parish envisions a community characterized by spiritual vitality, stewardship, accountability, and social and financial responsibility—all for the sake of fulfilling our mission. 




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Father Michael's Installation as Pastor

Father Michael was publicly installed as pastor of Our Lady of Hope Parish on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the 5:00pm Vigil Mass in Harwinton.  Please see pictures under the Parish Life tab then Photos. 

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Stay connected at Our Lady of Hope throughout the week with an easy-to-access event calendar, weekly bulletin, Father Michael's homilies, parish messages, daily readings, and the ability to quickly reply to or share messages via Facebook or Twitter.  Click on image on this page for information.

Annual Parish "Mass of Remembrance"

The annual Parish “Mass of Remembrance” will take place on Sunday, November 5, at 9:30AM at Immaculate Heart of Mary, and at 11:30AM at Immaculate Conception.  In addition to remembering all our deceased loved ones at this Mass, we honor, in a special way, all those parishioners who have died since October, 2016.  All are invited to bring a small photo or memento of their loved one(s) to be placed on a table in front of the altar during the Mass. Please contact Sanita Gingras at (860)-482-3951, or segingras116@yahoo.com if you have any questions.

Advent Wreath Activity

In preparation for this year's Advent season, we are holding an Advent wreath activity at the IHOM Social Center on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 4:00pm.  Those who participate will receive an Advent wreath, information on its origin, candles, and weekly prayers to be said when lighting the candles.  Father Michael will conclude the event by blesing the advent wreaths.  Approximate cost is $13.00 for (1) 10" brass wreath and one set of (4) 12" Advent candles. 

Parishioners may bring their own Advent wreath and purchase a set of candles for $5.00.  Payment will be accepted that day by either cash or check made out to Our Lady of Hope Parish. 

Please register by calling the Parish Office at 860.379.5215 or email secretary@ourladyofhopeparish.com by Friday, October 27, 2017. 

That Man Is You

Attention Men of Our Lady of Hope Parish ......  Are you looking to deepen your relationship with God?  Be a better husband?  Become a more loving father?  Build friendships with other like-minded men?  And seek to be the best man you can be? 

Then Come Join...

                  That Man is You!                        

                  Wednesday Mornings

                  6:00am to 7:30am

                  Contact – rectory at 860.379.5215

Session 7:  Developing Integrity of Action  --  October 25, 2017

  • The Church Guides Us in the Finding of God in the Family
  • Integrity of Action in the Home
  • The Issue is Freedom
  • The Enslavement of Sin
  • The Challenge of the Christian Marriage


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Connecticut Catholic Men's Conference

It's that time of year again - time for the 10th Annual Connecticut Catholic Men's Conference on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol, CT.  This year looks to be better than ever.  Don't miss out on this wonderful event for Catholic men from all over Connecticut.  Click Here for the flyer.

Archdiocesan Women's Conference

The Office of Education, Evangelization and Catechesis of the Archdiocese of Hartford is pleased to announce the inaugural Archdiocesan Women’s Conference—a day to celebrate our Roman Catholic faith.  The event will take place on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Hartford Marriott downtown in Hartford, CT and run from 9am-5pm...a full day of inspiration, spiritual nourishment, and sisterhood.  Those interested can visit the website at www.CatholicEdAOHCT.org for more information and to register. 

Our Lady of Hope Parish "Christmas Bazaar"

The Christmas Bazaar will be held this year on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. -- 2:00 p.m at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Social Center.  We are in need of Sponsors and items for the raffle table.   Please call the Parish Office if interested.  All tables have been purchased.  Crafters will be placed on a waiting list now if interested in purchasing a vendor table.  Click here for a Vendor Application. 

Online Giving Message

We are proud to announce that Our Lady of Hope is keeping up with technology, and now has the ability for online giving.  Contributions can be made to the parish online safety via an encrypted website.  Online giving makes it easy when you are unable to attend Mass.  It's real simple to do.  Here are two simple ways:

     1.  Sign up here at the website.  Click on the "online giving" button that is found on the home page.  For the first time user, just click on "create new account".  This is a one-time account set-up.  This allows you to make donations to the church with options as a one-time gift or recurring.

     2.  The second way for accessing online giving is from your phones. Simply download the app for free from Apple or Google stores.  The name of the app is "Online Giving by Our Sunday Visitor".  From there it's the same login process as the website.

IMPORTANT:  All current IHOM online givers please sign up on the Our Lady of Hope Parish portal and cancel your current account on the IHOM portal.   




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