Prince of Peace Parish strives to be a welcoming Catholic family that joyfully gathers to celebrate the sacraments and to live the Word of God as disciples of Christ. United with the Holy Spirit, we go forth to bear witness to our faith and to share our unique gifts in loving service of all God’s people.




Prince of Peace

Mass for Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

Father Jim Gregory, Sherry Langrock, and Mark Pancrazio gathered at Saint Teresa of Avila Church to record the Mass for Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord and Konstantza Chernov performs “The Palms” composed Jean-Baptiste Fauré.

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Sisters and Brothers of Prince of Peace Parish,

Due to the current health concerns regarding COVID-19, all public religious services have been suspended through April 30, 2020. This includes the liturgies of Holy Week and Easter.

All other activities, including religious education, have been cancelled or postponed.

During this time of social separation, we are making every effort to communicate with as many of you as possible.

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A Spiritual Message from Archbishop Blair Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic


For all Archdiocesan communications related to the novel coronavirus, see https://archdioceseofhartford.org/coronavirus/.

Stay Healthy. Stay Holy.

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The office phone is (203) 263-2008 with these extensions:

Mary in the Main Office 10    Father Jim 12     Carol Moriarty 11     Donald Banks 17

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Mass Times

Sat. 3:00 p.m. Saint Teresa of Avila

Saturday Vigil 4:00 p.m. Saint Teresa of Avila

Sunday 8:00 a.m. Church of the Nativity
10:00 a.m. Saint Teresa of Avila
11:30 a.m. Saint Teresa of Avila

Weekday Masses 8:15 a.m.
Monday & Tuesday Saint Teresa of Avila
Thursday & Friday Church of the Nativity

Church of the Nativity
48 East Street (Route 132)
Bethlehem, CT 06751

Saint Teresa of Avila Church
146 Main Street South (Route 6)
Woodbury, CT 06798

Weekday Masses are cancelled when Region 14 delays or cancels classes during the winter months.

The Mass intention for any cancelled Mass will be moved to the next available Mass.

Office Hours

9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Safe Environment

The USCCB Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People mandates every employee and volunteer in our parish participate in the Virtus Protecting God's Children for Adults and completes a Background Check prior to beginning their work in ministry. Every student in our Religious Education Program must attend a Child Lures Program during classes once a year.