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Centers of Mercy Sacrament of Reconciliation
When: Tuesdays, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: St. Catherine of Siena, Trumbull (with Eucharistic Adoration), St. Joseph, Brookfield, Our Lady of the Assumption, Fairfield (with Eucharistic Adoration)

When: Wednesdays, from 7:00pm – 8:00pm 
Where: St. Pius X, Fairfield

When: Thursdays, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: St. Theresa, Trumbull, Sacred Heart, Danbury, St. Charles Borromeo, Bridgeport

When: Monday – Friday, from 11:30am – 12:00pm
Where: St. Augustine Cathedral, Bridgeport


Calling All Kolbe High School Men
Class of 1967l! We are planning your 50th Reunion event and want to hear from you. We are looking for your updated contact information and ideas for this great celebration.
Please email rsantoli@kolbecaths.org to update your contact information and to learn more!


Notre Dame
High School (Boy’s and Girls) Class of 1966 is planning a 50th Reunion for the spring of 2017. If you are interested in working on the Class of 1966 Reunion committee or would like to receive more information, please contact us.
Contact: tmarzik@notredame.org or (203) 372-6521 ext. 242.


The Prophets
A Bible study course featuring Thomas Smith from Ascension Press, meets at St. Cecilia Parish, Stamford, Thursday’s at 7:15pm, repeated Friday’s at 9:15am in the Parish Center.
Contact: Vicki Alton: (203) 322-8526 or VickiA@optonline.net


Thomas Merton Center House of Hospitality
We need volunteers. Also consider giving to the pantry of your local parish or social concern center.
When: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 1:30pm, Saturday 9:00am – 12:00pm
Where: 43 Madison Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Contact: (203) 367-9036


Car Donation Program “Donation Angel”
Presented by Catholic Charities of Fairfield County. We will tow your vehicle away absolutely free! Donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of your un-wanted car, van, truck, motorcycle, RV or boat directly to Catholic Charities of Fairfield County. You will receive full fair market value for your donation as an IRS tax deduction. Donation Angel is a nationwide service, so even if your vehicle is far away from Fairfield County, it can still support Catholic Charities of Fairfield County. You will receive a receipt from Donation Angel for the fair value of your property. For info go to www.donationangel.org.


Stamford Lenten Adult Bible Study
Entitled “The Scriptural Roots of the Sacraments” will be a six-week study. Led by Fr. Joseph Gill, we will examine how the sacraments, such as the Eucharist and Reconciliation, are grounded in the Word of God, prefigured in the Old Testament and then coming in fullness in the New. All adults who want to grow in their faith are invited to join us!
When: Every Thursday in Lent, starting March 2, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: Trinity High School
Contact: Fr. Gill at frjosephgill@gmail.com.


Divorced and Separated
Catholics are invited to join “Hearts Renewed,” a support group for divorced or separated men and women.
When: First and third Friday of every month (March 3; March 17) at 7:30.
Where: Fairfield
Contact: Bette at (203) 338-0503 or Peggy: (203) 834-1287


Traditional Latin Mass
When: 
First Sunday of each month (March 5) at 4:00pm.
Where: St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Parish, Brookfield
Contact: Parish: (203) 775-5117


Passion and Purpose
International speaker and author Matthew Kelly and special musical guest Eliot Morris will be attending.
When: Saturday, April 8, from 9:00am – 1:30pm
Where: St. Paul Parish, Greenwich
Cost: $39 for tickets and retreat materials
Contact: Parish: (203) 531-8741


Spirits of Hope Wine & Beer Tasting
When: Friday, April 21, from 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Where: Kolbe Cathedral High School, 33 Calhoun Place Bridgeport CT 06604
Cost: $25 pp in advance, $30 pp at the door
To order tickets visit www.kolbecaths.org or call (203) 335-2554 x24.


Annual Legacy Gala
Trinity Catholic High School gala will honor Bishop Caggiano at this year’s event.
When: Friday evening, April 28
Where: The Italian Center in Stamford.
Contact: Betsy Mercede: bmercede@trinitycatholic.org or (203) 322-3401, ext. 303