Placement Exam 2/22/20 – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

The St. Paul Catholic High School Placement Exam for prospective grade 9 and grade 10 students will be held on Saturday, February 22, from 8:00 a.m. until approximately 12:00 noon.

For students who have registered to take the exam on Saturday, they are asked to enter the school through the cafeteria doors located in the rear of the school at 7:30 a.m. Students may be picked up after the exam from the cafeteria.

For students who have not yet registered for the exam, there is still time!
Online registration is available on the St. Paul website,  and walk-ins are always welcome!

#2 pencils will be available for students. Please, no calculators are allowed and cell phones will have to be turned off during the exam. Snacks will be provided during a mid-morning break.

The Financial Assistance Information Session will take place at St. Paul Catholic High School on Saturday, February 22 as well.  While students are taking the placement exam, parents and guardians are invited to learn about the financial assistance process and other general information. The session begins at 8:00 a.m. and will last approximately 1 hour

If you have any questions, please call or email the admissions office at 860-584-0911 Ext. 34 or

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Amazing Day with Bristol Catholic Elementary Schools

The day began with our students welcoming St. Joseph School and St. Matthew School K-8th grade students to St. Paul.

Walking to church to celebrate mass together was cold but fun!

Celebrating Mass with all the lights, cameras, and favorite people on the altar was mesmerizing.

Back to St. Paul for lunch and Stella’s Cookies.

After lunch, a few fun activities with all the students getting to know each other.

At the end of the day, we joined together for a quick presentation of the day, which St. Paul students documented all day and put together.

Thank you to ORTV, the Archdiocese of Hartford, St. Joseph and St. Matthew schools and all our Faculty and Staff for making this such a fun and meaningful day for the young generations!

Post on Facebook from The Archdiocese of Hartford 1/28/20 — Yesterday was the beginning of Catholic Schools Week. To get this special week off to a great start, the Catholic schools in Bristol, St. Joseph and St. Matthew Elementary Schools and St. Paul Catholic High School, participated in a morning Mass at St. Gregory the Great Church. The St. John’s Bible from the Mass on Sunday was still in the sanctuary, allowing some to view this beautiful work. Father Hector Rangel, Chaplain of St. Paul Catholic High School, was the principal celebrant and homilist. The following priests concelebrated: Monsignor Gary Simeone; Fathers John Gatzak, Ivan Ramirez, John Pahl, John Dietrich, and Edward Przygocki, MSA. Deacon Stanley Piotrowski also assisted.


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March for Life Pilgrimage 2020 – Read More…

January 21, 2020 – Nearly 160 St. Paul students, faculty and staff will travel to Washington D.C. in the early morning this Thursday, January 23 to attend the March for Life. For several years, St. Paul Catholic High School students have participated in the Archdiocese of Hartford’s March for Life Pilgrimage, but this year St. Paul has seen a record number of student applicants. School organizers attribute the increase in participation to the positive experiences of past participants and their enthusiasm and desire to return each year, sparking interest among their peers. In order to participate in this pilgrimage, students had to submit a written essay explaining their desire to represent St. Paul Catholic High School during the March for Life.

When they arrive in Washington D.C. students will attend a Vigil Mass at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception where the Most Reverend Joseph Naumann, Archbishop of Kansas City, KS, and Chairman of the USCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities will be the principal celebrant. The next morning the group will attend Mass at the hotel with Archbishop Leonard P. Blair and will hear from Dr. Monique Ruberu, Ob/Gyn. Participants will then head to the Washington Mall listening to prominent pro-life speakers before marching to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Vigil Mass for Life at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (starting at 5:30pm on Thursday, January 23) and the speakers at the March for Life (starting at noon on Friday, January 24), will be available through live coverage at or through Facebook

Here are a few photos from the 2019 Pilgrimage.


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Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center – Bible Study

Bible Study: Gospel of John

Saturdays, March 14, 2020 to May 16, 2020*
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Sr. Maryann Cantlon, CSJ

In this 8-week course, we will explore the symbolism and spirituality of the Fourth Gospel as well as the Christology that underlies it, and we will see how this Gospel can be a source of strength and nourishment in our own lives of faith. The community to which this text was first addressed will become our friends, as will the characters John uses to bring about the gradual revelation of the identity of Jesus. The depth of this Gospel writer’s theology is stunning yet, at the same time, extremely simple. It is a text “ever ancient, ever new.” We will have a culminating lunch on May 16.

* There will be no class on April 11 and May 9.


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