Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT
In 1817 the Sisters of Charity were sent by Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton to her native city of New York to care for orphans. The Sisters soon reached out to meet other needs in education, health care and social services, offering “every service in their power.” Read More ››
“Dust you are…” “Remember that you are dust and unto dust you shall return” are the words the priest intones as he imprints the cross in ashes on the foreheads of the faithful on Ash Wednesday. In an age of incessant self-promotion and unbridled self-expression, these Read More ››
“For me it was really the kids,” says Jessica Carroll, explaining why she and her husband Brian agreed to become lay chairs at St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Trumbull for the 2017 Annual Catholic Appeal. “They are at the age, nine and ten years old, Read More ››
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano has announced plans for a new Deanery structure to assist the bishop and priests in regional planning and decision making, and improve collaboration between parishes.
The bishop signed the decree establishing the new deanery structure for the Diocese of Bridgeport on February 2, Read More ››
The Archdiocese of Hartford is recording a “first” this year by inviting people to “fast” from using cell phones on Ash Wednesday, March 1st, and Good Friday, April 14th. The initiative in an initiative called: “I Phone Fast!” and it has the blessing of Archbishop Leonard Blair.
‘Silencing Read More ››
Access to clean drinking water is a basic human right and a key component in protecting human life, Pope Francis said. “The right to water is essential for the survival of persons and decisive for the future of humanity,” the pope said Feb. 24 during a meeting Read More ››
Related to the Amber Alert for six-year old Aylin Sofia Hernandez, the Diocese of Bridgeport can confirm that she is a First Grade student at St. Raphael Academy in Bridgeport.
School officials have been in contact with the Bridgeport police regarding this matter and are fully cooperating Read More ››
The vision of Pope Francis for the 21st Century Catholic Church is one of “openness, encounter, and engagement with the world,” Archbishop and Apostolic Nuncio Christophe Pierre said last night at Sacred Heart University, in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit.
More than 300 students and faculty Read More ››
Sarah Maynard of Fairfield, is already incorporating the principles of affecting change into her life at the tender age of 12 as evidenced by the project she came up with to help children who come to St. Vincent’s Emergency Room.
Remembering a time when she had to Read More ››
Rev. Thomas J. Regan, S.J., will present his lecture, “Fairfield University 1942-2017: Seventy-Five Years and Counting!” at the annual Fairfield University Bellarmine Lecture in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room on Wednesday, February 22 at 7:30 pm.
The event, which is free and open to the Read More ››
In the past two months, Immaculate High School (IHS) students have won prestigious awards in both art and technology competitions. IHS strives to allow students to attain both academic and extracurricular personal success, and these awards reflect that commitment.
IHS CyberPatriots Defend State Championship Title
The Immaculate High Read More ››
The St. Philip Youth Group is sponsoring its fourteenth annual 30 Hour Famine the weekend of February 25 and 26 for middle and high school students in Norwalk and the neighboring towns.
“The teens will fast for the 30 hours while performing service in the community and Read More ››
Archbishop and Apostolic Nuncio Christophe Pierre will receive an honorary degree during Sacred Heart University’s Special Academic Convocation Wednesday, February 22, at 2 pm, in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit. A reception will follow the convocation.
This occasion will be Pierre’s first college campus visit and Read More ››
The Diocese of Bridgeport, in the continued practice of full transparency, has released its Consolidated Financial Statements as well as The Faith in the Future Fund, Inc. financial statements for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2016.
“One of Bishop Caggiano’s continued priorities is to provide a Read More ››