Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT

Articles By: John Grosso

Notre Dame Students Hold Memorial for Parkland Shooting Victims

FAIRFIELD—On Wednesday, February 21, Notre Dame High School in Fairfield observed the one week anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. During Advisory, students had the opportunity to reflect and share their thoughts about the tragedy and discuss ways in which Notre Dame could continue to make their community safer each day.

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Pope: Lent is time to notice God’s work

ROME—Lent is a time for Christians to get their hearts in sync with the heart of Jesus, Pope Francis said.

“Let the Lord heal the wounds of sin and fulfill the prophecy made to our fathers: ‘A new heart I will give you, and a new spirit I will put within you; and I will take out of your flesh the heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh,'” Read More ››

Trinity Catholic High School Announces “The Learning Academy”

STAMFORD – Trinity Catholic High School is pleased to announce the opening of The Learning Academy at Trinity Catholic High School. Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2018 academic year. The concept for the program originated with the collaborative work and research done by Tony Pavia, former Principal at Stamford High School, New Canaan High School and Trinity Catholic, Robin Pavia, Read More ››

Beginning Our Lenten Journey

BRIDGEPORT—Journey through Lent with the help of Lenten resources compiled by the diocesan Leadership Institute. According to Patrick Donovan, the Lenten resources include a checklist for Lenten practices, FAQs about Lent, Fasting resources, and other guidance to deepen your spiritual life and immerse yourself in the Lenten season.
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Statement on Sacred Heart Greenwich

The Diocese of Bridgeport is aware of the issues at Sacred Heart Greenwich, and has urged all involved to work toward a resolution that conforms to Catholic teaching while being respectful of the diverse views within the school community.

A strong respect for the right to life is at the core of Catholic teaching and identity.

As such the diocese fully supports the commitment of Head of School Pamela Hayes to affirm the Church’s teaching, while also recognizing and respecting the right of students to question and challenge as they grow in the learning process and prepare to address the important moral and ethical issues they will face in their lives.

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