It was fifty years ago tomorrow when I remember watching my family’s old black and white television, staring at a sight that absolutely mesmerized me- the surface of the moon! As a ten-year-old, to see Neil Armstrong take his first step on the moon, it was Read More ››
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The first reading at Mass yesterday begins a multi-week reflection upon the Book of Exodus, in which we read about the oppression of the Israelites under the yoke of Pharaoh’s slavery and the rise of Moses, chosen by God, to free His People by their journey Read More ››
On July 11th, the Church celebrates the Feast of Saint Benedict, the father of Western monasticism and the founder of the Benedictine Order. The Rule that he composed to oversee the life of the monks is both insightful and timely for all Christians to reflect upon, Read More ››
As someone who attends college seven hours away, I always look forward to an opportunity to come home for a break. I love where I am, but there is something about the familiarity of home that provides refreshment and joy amidst the challenges each semester presents. Read More ››
The unfolding crisis on our border demands our immediate attention, prayers, and compassion. The reported condition of some children as young as 5 months old is deeply disturbing.
I know there are many people who are extremely passionate about the issue of immigration and have very different perspectives. I also recognize that Read More ››
In the pilgrimage of this life, hidden with Christ in God and free from enslavement to wealth, they aspire to those riches which remain forever and generously dedicate themselves wholly to the advancement of the kingdom of God and to Read More ››
RIDGEFIELD—Saint Mary School grade three and four students recently visited the Ridgefield Public Library to spread kindness by hiding bookmarks with positive messages in books in the Children’s Library.
Mary Tappan, SMS Librarian led students in brainstorming words of kindness and positivity to put on their bookmarks. Read More ››
FAIRFIELD COUNTY- Eucharistic Processions will take place in multiple towns throughout the Diocese of Bridgeport on Sunday, June 23rd, the Feast of Corpus Christi.
The Feast of Corpus Christi was instituted in 1264 by Pope Urban IV. Also known as the Feast of the Body and Blood of Read More ››
Fifty years may seem like a very long time. However, today it feels like a blink of the eye as I reflect upon the years that my family has spent in a single home.
On June 13, 1969, my parents brought my sister and I into the Read More ››
FAMILY TRIVIA NIGHTS
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During Lent 2019, more than 1,400 families accepted Bishop Caggiano’s Family Bible Challenge. They received a weekly reflection and quiz. Season two of the FBC begins on Pentecost Sunday. As part of season two, The Leadership Institute and a few parishes Read More ››
When I was a young boy, Wednesday was my favorite day of the week for two reasons. First, it was the day when we had release time, allowing school to end at 1:00 PM so that the children from public school could come to religion class. Read More ››
As we strive to position our Catholic schools for greater academic excellence and long term financial stability, strategic planning is an essential tool. While we need to maintain the essence and heart of Catholic education, we must also adopt the best of modern practice and pedagogy, Read More ››
STAMFORD- Superintendent of Diocesan Schools Dr. Steven Cheeseman brought good news to Trinity High School Commencement Ceremony and to the entire high school community this evening when he announced that Trinity would remain open and move forward with plans for the future.
The auditorium erupted in joy and Read More ››