Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT

Articles By: Dan Carney

Polish Harvest Festival

Sylwester Kubisiak & Justyna Moczulski of Stamford carry the Wieniec (Harvest wreath) at the beginning of the 39th Annual Doźynki (Polish Harvest Festival) at Holy Name of Jesus in Stamford.

The event celebrates the Polish Culture and features live music, dancing, traditional Polish food and games for Read More ››

Administrators Head Back to School

The Diocese of Bridgeport welcomed 47 school principals and presidents to the Catholic Center for the annual Back-to-School Administrators’ Meeting. Today’s gathering was the finale of a week-long series of meetings for new and returning school personnel.

The morning portion of the meeting consisted of introductions Read More ››

Chili for Charity

St. Matthew Knights of Columbus held a battle in the kitchen to raise money for Al’s Angels. The battle was waged on Reef Road in Fairfield, but the champion prevailed.

There was a lot of competition from many other fine cooks, but the 2015 Chili Knight Out Read More ››

World Youth Day Draws to a Close

Pilgrims from the Diocese of Bridgeport will return home this evening after an eventful World Youth Day gathering with one million others from nearly two hundred countries around the world.

Pope Francis celebrated World Youth Day’s Closing Mass yesterday, July 31, for an estimated 1.6 million pilgrims. Read More ››

Youngest Graduates!

st_thomas_pre_kCongratulations to the Pre-Kindergarten class of 2016! On June 8, the Pre-Kindergarten students of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School successfully completed the rigorous Kindergarten program and are well prepared as they look forward to starting Kindergarten in September.

The graduation ceremony began with the Pre-K students reciting Read More ››

Family Visit from Afar

Father Hyginus Agu, parochial vicar at St. Andrew Parish in Bridgeport and a chaplain at Bridgeport Hospital, never expected a visit from his parents. Serving in this diocese for eight years now, Father Agu is originally from Nigeria and his father is over 90 years old.

His Read More ››

ACA Over $10 million

June has always been a key month for the Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) as it pushes toward its yearly goal to support the major programs and ministries of the diocese.

“June is traditionally the end of the public phase of the Appeal,” said William McLean, chief development Read More ››

Around the Diocese

Enjoy this 60-second “Around the Diocese” report that introduces Catholic Center employees working on many projects of importance to the diocese.

Host John Grosso, diocesan social media leader, begins with a quick visit to the Fairfield County Catholic offices as the staff prepares the June “Graduation” issues, which features Read More ››

A Prayer for Bikers

Parishioners of Our Lady of Peace Church and other local residents gathered on Saturday, May 21st for a bike blessing followed by a brief ride along the shore and a lunch special at Stanziale Restaurant on Main Street.

“God I know that you are real. Thank you Read More ››