Welcome to the online home of St. Maurice Church of Stamford, Connecticut. Founded on October 19, 1935 and Dedicated in 1937 by Bishop Maurice McAuliffe, former Bishop of Hartford, St. Maurice is the spiritual home to over 700 families. The church was constructed in the Norman-Gothic architectural style with soaring ceilings and beautiful Stained Glass windows (see Parish History link). We are a Stewardship Parish known for sharing our Time, Talent and Treasure and a strong sense of commitment to living out our baptismal responibilities with integrity.
St. Maurice Church~A Welcoming Catholic Community!
Our Mission is that all may find a welcome home
and a place to pray, grow, serve and know
our Lord, Jesus Christ, TOGETHER,
here at St. Maurice Church!
Welcome to Fr. Fred Riendeau!
Our New Pastor!
Fr. Fred Riendeau comes to Saint Maurice Parish following his pastorate at Holy Trinity Church in Sherman. Previously Fr. Fred has served as a parochial vicar at Saint Luke Church, Westport, St. Edward the Confessor, New Fairfield and Saint Mary Church, Greenwich.
Ordained in 1998 by then Bishop Edward M. Egan, Fr. Fred was awarded his Master of Divinity degree from St. Pope John XXIII Seminary in Weston, Massachusetts following a 17 year military career as an Officer in the U.S. Navy during which time he earned a Master’s Degree in International Negotiations and Strategic Affairs from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.
Born in New Bedford, MA, his mother, Theresa lives in West Wareham, MA., his sister and her family live in Scituate, MA and his brother and his family live in Sarasota, FL.
Fr. Fred is very much looking forward to coming to Stamford and joining the faith community of Saint Maurice Church. Makkuro Sumi (Japanese for black ink) – we call him Kuro for short – is a 4 year old black Labrador retriever who will also be taking up residence at the rectory with Fr. Fred. Both Makkuro and Fr. Fred are very friendly and are anxious about making new friends at Saint Maurice.
Worship with Us
|SUNDAY||8:00AM & 10:30AM|
|9:30AM Meditation Hour in the Day Chapel.|
|WEDNESDAY||8:00AM Mass followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament; Miraculous Medal Novena before Mass|
MORNING MASS is celebrated in the Day Chapel which is located at the south end of the Bishop Curtis Home. Enter through the last door.
Church open for PERSONAL PRAYER & MEDITATION Monday - Saturday 8:30AM - 4:00PM
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION: Saturday - 3:00 to 3:30PM or anytime by appointment
HOLY DAYS OF OBLIGATION: Please check the Parish Bulletin
For schedules of all Parish Activities and organizations, please see the Monthly Calendar or the Parish Bulletin.