Church of St. Mary Bethel
Online Giving

Online donations may be made at any time from the comfort of your own home or any place with internet access. Online donations are credited to your tax statement for the end of the year (except when made anonymously), and each user can change his or her preferences or desired donation amounts at any time.

Please note — beginning August 1 the Saturday morning Mass is now on the normal Mass schedule and the  new time is at 9am.The Sunday indoor Mass schedule is as follows:  4:30pm Saturday Vigil Mass; 8:00am and 11:00am Sunday morning Masses.   The Sunday 11:00am Mass will continue to be live-streamed. Please be advised that the obligation for Mass is still lifted during this time. The 9:00am weekday Masses (Mon.-Sat.) are also now open to the public.  The Saturday morning Mass will return to the normal parish Mass schedule as of August 1.  The Mass will be celebrated at the new time of 9am.  Funeral Masses and Nuptial Masses may also resume.

Please see the links below for all the information needed to return to public Mass.  The Diocese of Bridgeport is continually monitoring the status of the virus in the Fairfield County community, consulting with health care professionals and experts when appropriate and we will be following their lead. Please visit this page often for any updates and changes. God bless you all, stay safe, and let us continue to pray for one another.



The following are helpful links to read about the resumption of public Masses:

Plan For Resumption Of Indoor Mass

Updated Frequently Asked Questions
Other helpful information during this time:

Beginning in 1882, the Catholic Church has served the needs of the people of Bethel from a living room parlor on Grassy Plain Street, to the Church on Greenwood Avenue, to our current Church on Dodgingtown Road. Being the only Catholic Church in the town of Bethel, our parish community reaches to the surrounding towns of Danbury, Brookfield, Newtown and Redding. St. Mary Parish Center includes a beautiful church seating 850 worshippers, a parish hall, an active and thriving school, convent and rectory.

Mass Schedule

Monday – Friday:  9am

Saturday: 8am, 4:30pm (Vigil Mass)

Sunday: 7am, 9:00am, 11am, and 5:30pm. (No 5:30pm Mass in June, July and August)

Holy Day of Obligation Mass Schedule:

        Vigil Mass 5:30pm;  Holy Day Masses 6:30am and 9:00am.

Saturday Holy Day  of Obligation Mass Schedule:

        Vigil Mass 5:30pm;  Holy Day Mass 8:00am.

Confessions:  Saturdays at 3:00pm