STAMFORD—Frances Xavier Cabrini was 38 years old when she first came to America in 1889 with six religious sisters, inspired by the hope of helping Italian immigrants in their new homeland, which held promise but more often prejudice.
After arriving in New York from Italy, the sisters Read More ››
STRATFORD—The St. Mark School Community was in full force at the recent Vicki Soto 5K Race, with a team of 84 strong! The team, which included a principal, students, alumni, parents and current and former faculty, came together to honor Vicki Soto, the 27-year old first-grade Read More ››
RIVERSIDE—Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better Read More ››
DANBURY—Immaculate High School has sent five Fall teams to their respective State Tournaments this season, with boys soccer, girls soccer, field hockey, girls volleyball and girls swim all qualifying based on their regular-season winning records. Immaculate also saw cross-country athletes competing in both the State Open Read More ››
TRUMBULL— Holly Doherty-Lemoine, CFRE, executive director of Foundations in Education, a non-profit initiative designed to support education in the Diocese of Bridgeport, received the 2019 Best-of-Connecticut Outstanding Fundraising Professional at the National Philanthropy Day breakfast held recently at the Trumbull Marriott. The award ceremony was hosted Read More ››
BALTIMORE—Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles was elected to a three-year term as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops during the bishops’ fall general assembly in Baltimore.
The native of Mexico was chosen Nov. 12 with 176 votes from a slate of 10 nominees.
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DANBURY—On a rainy afternoon on November 7, the Immaculate High School girls field hockey team didn’t let the cold, dreary weather dampen their drive and defeated New Milford 1-0, winning the SWC Championship! Emma Halas ‘21 scored the only goal of the game and Lauren Oskam Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—On September 25, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano made an exciting announcement at the Foundations in Faith Bishop’s Reception. Two $5,000 grants will be awarded; one to a Catholic High School and one to a Catholic Church high school-aged youth group in the Diocese of Bridgeport. Known Read More ››
TRUMBULL—Tickets are still available for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Fairfield County and Connecticut Chapters National Philanthropy Day Annual Awards and Conference on November 8, 2019, at the Trumbull Marriott and Conference Center. This full day of professional workshops includes guest speakers, networking opportunities, and more. The Read More ››
WILTON—On Friday, November 8 at 12:45 pm, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Academy will hold its Fall Walk-A-Thon. This is one of the school’s major fundraising events of the year, but it will also benefit the community. Ten percent of all funds raised in the walk-a-thon Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT— Foundations in Education is delighted to announce the appointment of Megan Quinn as assistant director of development.
“We are happy to have Megan join our team,” commented Executive Director Holly Doherty-Lemoine. “As a product of Catholic Education she has a deep understanding for our mission. Coupled with her Read More ››