After Christina Skelley graduated from Washington University, it seemed like her life had fallen into place. Years of searching led her to the Catholic Church … and the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. She became active in campus ministry and then landed her dream Read More ››
Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT
The audacity of the thing was matched only by the unseemly speed of its arrival.
It took humanity thousands of years to go from Icarus and Daedalus and other myths of human flight around the world to the first breathless, fleeting steps into the world of powered, Read More ››
WASHINGTON – A group of Catholics were arrested at the Russell Senate Building on Capitol Hill on Thursday during a peaceful protest organized as a “Catholic Day of Action.” The group, including priests, religious sisters, and lay people, sought to draw attention to the situation at Read More ››
Vatican City, Jul 14, 2019 / 05:36 am (CNA).- Helping a person in need requires compassion toward their situation, Pope Francis said Sunday, encouraging Catholics to think first about their own hardness of heart, not the sins of others.
“If you go down the street and see Read More ››
Father Terrence Walsh is happy the capital campaign is finally coming to a close for Christ the King Parish in Trumbull. The months of planning and fund-raising were successful, and the parish can finally put a much-needed new roof on the school building… for $50,000.
Father, who Read More ››
From her first years as a cloistered nun through her tenure as headmistress at Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich and Executive Director of the Catholic Academy of Bridgeport, Sister Joan Magnetti, RSCJ, has been committed to quality Catholic education for all students.
For more than Read More ››
STAMFORD—When newly ordained Father Peter Adamski celebrated his Mass of Thanksgiving recently at Church of the Holy Spirit, he looked out from behind the altar, where he had spoken the words of consecration, to a congregation filled with family and friends. And in those moments of Read More ››
WASHINGTON — Bishop Mark Seitz of the U.S. border Diocese of El Paso, Texas, walked and prayed with a group of migrants at the Lerdo International Bridge in El Paso June 27 as they sought asylum in the U.S.
Pictured: Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso, Texas, Read More ››
GREENWICH — Two Roman Catholic churches in Greenwich will officially merge on July 1, becoming one parish and taking on a new, conjoined name: St. Catherine of Siena and St. Agnes.
The two houses of worship will remain open and share the Rev. Bill Platt, current pastor Read More ››
MOVING FORWARD — Concrete Steps to Hold Bishops Accountable
- What happened in Baltimore?
The USCCB voted on several proposals to hold bishops accountable for instances of sexual abuse of children or vulnerable persons, sexual misconduct, or the intentional mishandling of such cases. We specifically committed Read More ››
TRUMBULL—On Saturday, June 15, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will ordain six men as permanent deacons for the Diocese of Bridgeport. The Ordination Mass will be celebrated at 11 am at St. Theresa Church in Trumbull.
Joseph Cann recalls, “I felt a slow growth in spirituality. There Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT — Bishop Frank J. Caggiano said the same Holy Spirit who came in tongues of fire on the first Pentecost and “transformed ordinary men into extraordinary martyrs and witnesses of faith who traveled to the ends of the Earth” is still coming today to renew Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT– It is with great sadness that the diocese has learned of the death of Deacon Kevin Moore, 75 of Trumbull on Friday, June 7.
Deacon Moore is fondly remembered by many as an unassuming man of great faith and dignity who tirelessly served Read More ››
THE ORIGINAL ST. ANTHONY FEAST will take place at St. Margaret Shrine, 2523 Park Avenue, Bridgeport on Friday, June 8th from 6 pm to 11 pm, Saturday, June 9th from 2 pm to 11 pm and Sunday, June 10th from 12 noon to 10 pm. The Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—The Vigil of Pentecost Mass is set for Saturday, June 8, 7 pm at St. Augustine Cathedral. The Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Frank J. Caggiano. All are welcome to attend.
Pentecost is a feast of the universal Church which commemorates the descent of the Holy Read More ››