Sunday, September 2, 2012
Church Record Sunday: St. John's Church, Cromwell
Someone asked me recently about the history of St. John's, the Roman Catholic church in Cromwell. The church was founded in 1882, according to the parish website. An online history indicates that the first mass in town was said in 1877 and subsequent masses were held in public buildings. Before that, Catholics likely attended St. John's, Middletown. Today, the church is staffed by Franciscan friars. In the diocese of Norwich, parish records are held locally. Contact the parish for information.