The Diocese will formally launch its new Diocesan Leadership Institute with Evening Prayer and brief presentation on Encounter, Formation and Discipleship on Wednesday, January 11, 7:00pm at Assumption Church in Westport.
Music will be provided by the Assumption Parish music ministry, and Chris Padgett an internationally known Read More ››
This week’s “Hometown Hero,” profiled on the popular TV News12 Connecticut feature, is Sally Kelman of Stamford, a long-time volunteer at New Covenant Center and a member of Temple Sinai in Stamford.
Once again Sally and members of the Temple served Christmas meals at New Covenant House Read More ››
A trip to Rome isn’t something to be turned down. That’s what Msgr. Stephen DiGiovanni, of Stamford’s Basilica of St. John the Evangelist, said inspired him to write his latest book: “Aggiornamento on the Hill of Janus.”
The historical vignette of his alma mater, the Pontifical North American Read More ››
St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Riverside will launch the first of four monthly talks on “Accompanying the Sick and Dying” (Strength for the Journey) on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
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The four-part symposium will begin with Works of Mercy, Faith Centered Care by Dr. Gregory Read More ››
By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service
More than 3.9 million pilgrims visited and attended papal events, liturgies or prayer services during the Holy Year of Mercy in 2016, the Vatican said.
The Prefecture of the Papal Household, the Vatican office that coordinates the audiences and distributes the Read More ››
By Doreen Abi Raad Catholic News Service
Lamenting the exodus of Christians from their ancestral homelands, Catholic patriarchs of the Middle East pleaded for peace and security in their annual Christmas messages.
In separate statements, the prelates shared their anguish regarding the persecution and uprooting of Christians from the Read More ››
By Linda Conner Lambeck | Published in ctpost.com
As the Mass ended for one group of worshippers at St. Margaret Shrine on Christmas morning, another group started slipping in through the side doors for the next service.
The bells pealed. The sun beamed. Some worshippers even wore Santa hats. Greeted Read More ››
There was something missing from St. Mary’s on the city’s East Side, something that became more urgent as summer turned to fall and the subject of Christmas decorations came up. Until a few months ago, St. Mary’s was guided by the Rev. Matthew Bernelli who had been Read More ››
While there are countless gestures of helping those less fortunate at the holidays, the young women who attend Lauralton Hall in Milford are dedicated to service throughout the year.
For over 100 years, the mission of the all-girls college-prep school is not only to prepare students for Read More ››
“This little light of mine, I’m going to make it shine,” sang the entire 14-member cast of the St. Catherine Academy Christmas Pageant as they held tiny candles in their hands. And that light shone in their faces and their voices as they sang in the yearly Read More ››
In this audio message, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano reflects on the meaning of Christmas in troubled times when many people around the globe are suffering from wars, terrorism and other dislocation.
The Bishop says that Christmas gives us “the enduring mystery of the incarnation,” that God is Read More ››
Greenwich Catholic School hosted its yearly Christmas concert last night with special guests The Alternate Routes and emcee “Coach” Chris Rodriguez of 107.1 The Peak.
An annual tradition, the Christmas show features band, strings, and vocal performances by each grade as well as a Kindergarten Nativity play. Rodriguez, Read More ››
Braving the rain members of St. John XXIII Council 5987 of the Knights of Columbus Monroe joined by St. Jude parishioners blessed the council’s Creche that was placed on the Monroe town green. Council Chaplain Msgr. Dariusz Zielonka, pastor of St. Jude, performed the blessing.
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By Stephanie Kim from thehour.com
When Mary Higgins directs the Bridgeport Diocesan Youth Choir, one goal takes priority over the others. It’s not for the choir to deliver a flawless performance, but for all members to carry joy in every note that they sing.
“This is not about being Read More ››
A Christmas tree lighting became the first “official” ceremony following the agreement of Sacred Heart University to purchase the former 66-acre General Electric global headquarters in Fairfield. The purchase will support the university’s ongoing strategic expansion and development as a leading institution of higher education.
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