One of the most beautiful virtues/traditions is to remember in prayer those who are unable to worship with us — the sick — the hospitalized, home bound, elderly and nursing home residents.

Please call the Office to make arrangements for pastoral visits and communion calls to the sick.  Emergency sick calls are made at any time.

For reference:   Office Phone no.   203-334-0312


With regard to the Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist, if you are unable to attend Church and would like to receive the Eucharist at home, please contact the at office,
203 334-0312.

Faith Formation
Coordinator:  Fr. Sean and Fr. Dious

Usher Ministry
Coordinator:  Nicholas Pekar
Karen Adams
Greg Chuga
Art Concoran
Claude Eustache
Mark Montgomery

Music Ministry
Director of Music, Mary Rose Garych

Outreach Ministry

The Outreach Ministry sponsors events dealing with charitable activities such as clothing drives, food drives, the Giving Tree (Christmas) and other charitable projects.  Refer to website navigation bar Outreach for current ongoing projects.


Ladies Guild-  In the process of re-establishing

Prayer Shawl Ministry—
Sunshine Ministry—
Church Linen Ministry—
Malta House Ministry—
Dress for Success Ministry –
Prayer Ministry –

Senior Group


Magnificent St. Emery’s Church Nave Art

Church Ceiling Paintings (Front)

These large ceiling painting (on canvas) are located along the nave of the Church. All paintings were done by Italian artist Joseph Natale during the construction of St. Emery’s Church in 1932. 

Church Ceiling Paintings (Rear)

This photograph to the right shows the ceiling paintings looking towards the front of the church.



This photograph to the right shows the ceiling paintings looking towards the rear of the church.



(Click on all paintings to enlarge)


Individual photographs of each ceiling painting.

The Trinity

The painting to the left represents the Holy Trinity, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.


Virgin Mary Mother of God

This painting to the right presents the Virgin Mary ascending into Heaven surrounded by angels.


Jesus Teaching Children

Painting of Jesus teaching children, after, as the biblical story goes, rebuking one of his Apostles from stopping children coming to him.



Saint Elizabeth, Princess of Hungary

This painting to the right portrays Saint Elizabeth, a Princess of the Kingdom of Hungary.  Saint Elizabeth, who as a Franciscan dedicated her life to the poor, is seen kneeling to the Virgin Mary who is holding baby Jesus.


The painting below is Saint Cecilia (with Harp) who is the Patroness of Musicians.

Saint Cecilia