WASHINGTON — Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following statement to mark the observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 20, 2020.
Archbishop Gomez’s full statement follows:
“As our nation prepares to commemorate the Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—Fairfield University Art Museum announces the upcoming exhibition Archives of Consciousness: 6 Cuban Artists, opening January 24 and closing May 15, 2020. Featuring recent works by internationally renowned artists of Cuba’s post-Soviet era, this exhibit invites us to witness the struggles and experiences of life in Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—On Saturday, January 11, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano celebrated a Mass of Dedication at St. Pius X Parish in Fairfield to dedicate the newly restored church and consecrate the altar. With Father Sam Kachuba, pastor of St. Pius X, Father Tim Iannacone, parochial vicar, and other Read More ››
NORWALK—In celebration of the true meaning of the Christmas season, nearly 140 students from All Saints Catholic School in Norwalk recently submitted entries in the Knights of Columbus’ annual Keep Christ in Christmas poster contest coordinated by St Matthew Council No, 14360 in Norwalk
According to the Read More ››
DANBURY—Looking for a fun event this Valentine’s Day? The classic silent film, Speedy (Harold Lloyd), will be showing at St. Peter Church at 7:30 pm. Live organ accompaniment will be provided by Boston-based organ virtuoso Peter Krasinski.
Speedy, Harold Lloyd’s last silent film, is a delightful romantic Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—“On Friday, January 24, people from around the diocese (including myself) will make a pilgrimage to the 47th Annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.,” says Maureen Ciardiello, coordinator of Respect Life and Project Rachel Ministry for the diocese.
“Speaking as a veteran attendee, and not just as Read More ››
TRUMBULL—The annual March for Life will take place this year on January 24 in Washington, D.C. with tens of thousands of pro-life supporters gathering on the National Mall to defend the right to life for the unborn. As the pro-life movement continues to grow throughout the Read More ››
WILTON—Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Academy will hold an Open House on Sunday, January 26th from 2-4 pm and offer prospective students and families the opportunity to meet current students and faculty, take a guided tour and learn about registering for fall 2020.
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DANBURY—The Immaculate High School CyberPatriots placed first in the Platinum Division in the Connecticut Regional National Youth Cyber Defense Competition sponsored by the National Cyber Education Program. This is the fourth time that the team won the State competition, having won the State title in 2015, Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano recently announced the formation of the Youth Advisory Council to coordinate and enhance parish, school and diocesan ministry on behalf of youth and young adults in the diocese.
At the second formal meeting of the full 36-member council held this past Saturday, Bishop Caggiano Read More ››
“War brings only death and destruction.”
Pope Francis spoke those words of warning on Sunday, following the Angelus prayer.
Without referring to any specific countries, the Pope said there is a “terrible air of tension” in many parts of the world.
“I call upon all parties to fan the Read More ››
DANBURY—In selecting our first Businessperson of the Year, the Westfair Communications editorial team carefully weighed such factors as presence in and impact upon our region and beyond; potential for further growth; managerial savvy; and reputation.
While there were a number of worthwhile candidates, it is difficult to Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Members of the Sacred Heart University hockey team and coaches dropped in on Bishop Frank J. Caggiano yesterday to present him with a hockey jersey.
The Bishop thanked the players and coaches, said the was proud of the team and took the opportunity to pray with them Read More ››
WASHINGTON D.C.—Ahead of a Supreme Court hearing, more than 200 members of Congress have signed on to support Louisiana’s abortion regulations, and have asked the Court to address Roe’s “unworkable” finding of a “right to abortion.”
39 senators and 168 members of the House representing 38 states Read More ››