Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT
BRIDGEPORT—Thomas Awiapo, a spokesperson for Catholic Relief Services, will be touring the Diocese this weekend to share his inspiring story of survival and success in the face of poverty and malnutrition.
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
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
BRIDGEPORT—On February 11, Bishop Caggiano met with a group of 45 funeral directors at the Catholic Center for a wide-ranging discussion about Catholic funeral practices, including cremation, fees, eulogies, and the condition of the Diocese’s nine cemeteries.
This week, speaking of the miracle of life, I’d like to highlight and to offer our parish’s congratulations to Lucas Warren, an 18-month-old from Dalton, Georgia, who was selected last week as the “2018 Gerber Spokesbaby” from among more than 140,000 photos submitted by parents. Lucas is the first child with Down Syndrome to receive this honor.
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.
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.