ROME (CNS) — Google searches for “prayer” have surged worldwide in step with the surge of emerging cases of COVID-19, according to a European researcher.
The rising interest in seeking information about “prayer” on Google “skyrocketed during the month of March 2020 when COVID-19 went global,” wrote Read More ››
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Join the faithful from around the Diocese of Bridgeport for the recitation of the Rosary at 7 pm beginning on March 25, 2020 (The Feast of the Annunciation) and continuing through April 2, 2020. Beginning with Bishop Read More ››
“… I was sick and you visited me.” (Matt. 25:36)
Visitation of the sick is one of the seven Corporal Works of Mercy given to us by Jesus in the 25th chapter of the Gospel of Matthew. So it would require a serious set of circumstances, and Read More ››
NAPLES, FLORIDA—Connie Von Zwehl hosted over 120 parishioners from the Diocese of Bridgeport who reside in Florida during the winter for Mass at the Chapel of Angels at St. John Neumann Catholic High School in Naples, Florida followed by brunch at Club Pelican Bay.
Msgr. Frank McGrath, Read More ››
“Tonight we celebrate the gift of Catholic education and the opportunity it allows for innovation, leadership and transformation,” reflected Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano, as he lead a prayer for the Catholic school educators recently awarded 2020 grants in innovation and leadership.
“Together, we celebrate our common Read More ››
VATICAN CITY—Old age “is not a disease, it’s a privilege,” and Catholic dioceses and parishes miss a huge and growing resource if they ignore their senior members, Pope Francis said.
“We must change our pastoral routines to respond to the presence of so many older people in Read More ››
FAIRFIELD— Fairfield University President Mark R. Nemec, Ph.D., announced today that Christian J. Cashman, president and head of school at Northwest Catholic High School in West Hartford, Conn., will become the next president of Fairfield College Preparatory School, effective July 1, 2020. In this role, Cashman Read More ››
WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Donald Trump credited attendees at the 47th annual March for Life for their commitment to protect the life of unborn and born children.
“Together we are the voice for the voiceless,” Trump told tens of thousands of people gathered at a noontime rally Read More ››
Pictured: The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington. A federal holiday that celebrates the life and accomplishments of the iconic civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed Jan. 20 in 2020. (Credit: Gregory A. Shemitz/AP.)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – While the United States has Read More ››
Deacon Frank Chiappetta passed away at the age of 84, on Friday January 17, 2020 in Spring Hill Florida.
He is known to many in the diocese for his ministry as Deacon at St. Philip Parish in Norwalk and for his leadership of New Covenant House of Read More ››
RIVERSIDE—On Thursday, January 9, the Foundations in Education Spring Gala Committee and Honorees Lynn and Frank Mara met to kick off efforts to make the upcoming event on April 23 the most fun and successful to date! Hosted by Xandy and Jack Duffy at their Riverside Read More ››
I’ve often wondered what kind of grandparents St. Anne and St. Joachim were. Though their Feastday is not celebrated until July 26, they serve as a model for all grandparents every day of the year and particularly in the Christmas Season when we reflect on the Read More ››
Denver, Colo., Dec 30, 2019 / 07:01 am (CNA).- Many years before she entered religious life, Sister Mary Gianna Thornby was an ordinary high school sophomore at Columbine High School in the suburbs of Denver.
Like many high schoolers, she occasionally struggled with her identity, had experienced Read More ››