BRIDGEPORT—On Saturday, August 3, seventeen-year-old Trumbull resident Julia Nevins and members of the Trumbull Pisces will take turns swimming 15.5 miles from Port Jefferson, New York, across Long Island Sound, to Captain’s Cove Seaport in Bridgeport in the 32nd Annual SWIM Across the Sound Marathon.
Marking her Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—“The first week after our new playground opened, one of my teachers came to me with tears in her eyes to thank me for getting it finished,” recounts Sister Christine Hoffman, ASCJ, principal of St. Raphael Academy in Bridgeport. “She told me that the students were Read More ››
NORWALK—St. Philip’s in Norwalk is proud to announce its annual Family Fall Festival to be held on Saturday, September 21 from 9 am-4 pm. The event will take place rain or shine and admission is free for all.
With new attractions for family fun and even more Read More ››
HAMDEN—The Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus recently welcomed Sr. Barbara Thomas, ASCJ, as the newly appointed Provincial Superior for their United States Province, which is located in Hamden.
While Sr. Barbara spent the past 12 years as President of Cor Jesu Academy in St. Louis, Read More ››
PHILADELPHIA—The laity can lead the way in renewing a church wounded by the decades-long sexual abuse scandal, according to Meghan Cokeley, director of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for the New Evangelization.
Prayer, redemptive suffering, forgiveness and a deeper understanding of the laity’s calling can radically revive Read More ››
WILTON—One of Father Reggie Norman’s most cherished gifts is the chalice he received from his mother on his ordination, which is inscribed: “To my son, Fr. Reginald Norman, from your loving mother. Ordained to the priesthood, May 16, 2009.”
On that day, ten years ago, Father joined Read More ››
NORWALK—St. Matthew Parish in Norwalk will host its annual Summer Carnival of Family Fun Wednesday, July 31 through Saturday, August 3.
The hours are Wed-Fri: 6-10 pm; Sat: 2-10 pm.
There’s something for everyone, from little ones to thrill-seekers: rides, games, great food, burgers, hot dogs, fries, pizza fritte, empanadas, a Read More ››
FAIRFIELD— Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic School welcomes all to their vegetable and flower garden! The students have worked hard in constructing a garden full of lush veggies and bountiful flowers, and now it is time to sell them to anyone and everyone. The St. Thomas “Giving Read More ››
TRUMBULL—A new affiliation of the Lay Dominicans of St. Dominic (Third Order) has found a home in Fairfield County at St. Theresa’s Church in Trumbull. The new affiliation formed one year ago and has been thriving since then. The affiliation has been named: “Our Lady of Fatima,” Read More ››
Recent images and news reports have shed new light on the disturbing conditions at the United States border with Mexico.
Archbishop of Hartford Leonard P. Blair, Bishop of Bridgeport Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of Norwich Michael R. Cote, Bishop of the Ukrainian Diocese of Stamford P. Paul Read More ››
The following is an excerpt from the Lancers in Lima blog, which will be updating readers as students from Notre Dame in Fairfield travel on their first international mission trip to Lima, Peru.
Happy July 8th! This will forever be the anniversary of Notre Dame’s first Read More ››
STAMFORD—We are writing in response to The Stamford Advocate’s June 30 story, “Trinity Enrollment Drop Has No One Reason.”
The Diocese of Bridgeport’s transparency about the decline in enrollment has been more than matched by its commitment to the future of the school and its belief in Read More ››
VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis Monday appointed 23 new members of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, among them six women religious superior generals and one head of a women’s secular institute.
The July 8 nominations, which include cardinals, bishops, and the superior Read More ››
ROME—The inviolability of the sacramental seal and the importance of internal form in the life of the Church were firmly reaffirmed in a note published July 1 by the Vatican’s Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Penitentiary.
The statement was provoked by the controversies surrounding measures passed recently or being Read More ››