In an age when most people see Christianity as a religion filled with complex rules and doctrines that are not easily reconciled with modern, secular society, Saint John Henry Newman offers us this reflection:
“May God the Father give us a heart and understanding to realize, as Read More ››
DANBURY- Immaculate High School is pleased to announce that Bishop Frank Caggiano has appointed Wendy Neil of Redding as Principal. Ms. Neil has served as Interim Principal since July 2019 and before that, she was a teacher and program leader at Immaculate High School.
Neil began teaching Read More ››
Diocesan Statement on Fr. Jaime Marin-Cardona
On Monday, January 6th Fr. Jaime Marin-Cardona was arraigned in Danbury on charges related to allegations of abuse of a juvenile. Fr. Marin-Cardona is being held on a bond.
On Friday, January 3rd, in cooperation with the Diocese of Bridgeport, Father Jaime Marin-Cardona, Read More ››
BROOKFIELD- Have you ever wondered if you were being “called” to discern the diaconate? Has someone, your pastor, a priest or a deacon ever mentioned to you that they can see you as a deacon someday? Do you feel that God calling you to live your faith differently, perhaps as a Read More ››
This Monday, I traveled to the headquarters of Catholic Relief Services in Baltimore to continue my orientation work and to meet the staff. It gave me an opportunity to thank everyone at CRS for the extraordinary work that they do on behalf of the poor, marginalized, Read More ››
As we prepare for the start of a new year, let us pray for the rebirth of a spirit of true tolerance and respect throughout our nation, especially in light of the increasing acts of hate and bigotry that we see almost daily.
My heart was sickened Read More ››
On Saturday we will celebrate the winter solstice, which is the one day of the year where the night is longest and the daylight shortest. It will be the first day of winter. It is also a day that brings consolation because while the world around Read More ››
FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Big news! Our Choir for Youth – C4Y has been nominated into the Top 12 of the Sounds of the Season Competition on Channel 12!
According to News 12: “The voting period ends Dec. 13 at noon, so make sure you vote for your favorite. (You can vote every Read More ››
TRUMBULL—The Parish of Saint Catherine of Siena (220 Shelton Road, Trumbull) will host a service of Advent Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 15 at 4:00pm.
Lessons and Carols is a service of Scripture and song that dates to the late 19th century. In this service, we listen to Read More ››
Tuesday is the first time that the Feast of Our Lady of Loreto is being celebrated throughout the whole church, being elevated to the rank of a Memorial on the Church’s universal calendar. Pope Francis made this decision earlier this year and it expresses his great Read More ››
STAMFORD—This November, Trinity Catholic High School (TCHS ) participated in its first-ever Children’s Grief Awareness Day, a day that seeks to bring attention to the fact that support can make all the difference in the life of a grieving child.
Children’s Grief Awareness Day began in Pennsylvania in 2008 from Read More ››
STAMFORD—For almost 25 years, St. Leo Parish in Stamford has continued a very special tradition: its annual Christmas Wish Tree to benefit several local charities. This year over 1,000 gifts were purchased and donated by parishioners and given to local organizations, including The Villa at Stamford (formerly Smith House), Read More ››
As faithful Catholics, the application of our Christian beliefs does not begin and end on Sunday. We are called to live and experience our faith in all that we do, including our economic and financial choices. The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, in the Compendium Read More ››
In these last days of the current pastoral year, I am reading through the First Book of Maccabees for my daily spiritual reflection. As you may recall, the Maccabees were a deeply religious Jewish family that refused the orders of the Greek king to abandon the Read More ››
The dried leaves of mid-November swirled around the gravestones of a rural cemetery as late-day clouds threatened a storm. In a far corner, near centuries’ old oaks, 25 members of my family gathered around a flat rectangular stone, greeting each other, embracing, and making a few Read More ››