Announcements and Events

Christmas Giving Tree

Please return your unwrapped gifts by the weekend of Dec 7/8 as we need to deliver them to the various agencies for distribution to their clients.


Pastor’s Dinner Club “Calling all CAPTAINS”

We need people to “step up to the plate” and to become a “Captain.” The main responsibility of a “Captain” is to become an Ambassador for recruiting membership into The Pastor’s Dinner Club.


Please consider donating!

The Care Closet at Torrington High School serves the homeless adolescent population in Torrington.


Sign up to Light the Advent Wreath

An invitation to all Parishioners and Families of St. John Paul the Great parish to light up the Advent Wreath.


Kevin's Place

Dec 8, 2019: 1:00pm

Providing a FREE Community meal the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month, 1:00pm at St. Peter Hall


Children’s and Family Rosary Group

Dec 8, 2019: 7:45am (weekly)

Sundays at 7:45am at St. Peter/Francis beginning Sun, Oct 6

This prayer group allows participation of children of all ages. It is a unique opportunity for the children of our parish and families to come together to pray.


Scripture Discussion Group

Dec 9, 2019: 6:00pm - 7:30pm (weekly)

Mondays from 6:00-7:30pm in the John Paul II Pastoral Center

Please join this fun-filled and inspiring group as we enrich our understanding of the readings from last weekend’s Holy Mass.


Grief Support Group

Dec 12, 2019: 6:00pm

Thursdays at 6:00pm in the SJPII Parish Center Conference Room, 160 Main Street, Torrington

This event is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one.

Divine Mercy Adoration

Dec 13, 2019: 6:00pm - 7:30pm (weekly)

Please join Father Emmanuel for Divine Mercy Adoration and Community Prayer every Friday 6:00-7:30pm at St. Peter Church, 107 E Main St. in Torrington.

6th Annual Christmas Cookie Fair

Dec 14, 2019: 8:30am - 12:00pm

Proceeds benefit St. John Paul the Great Parish

Select from a delicious assortment of HOMEMADE CONFECTIONS for your holiday gatherings. Sold by the pound.