Trumbull CT – March 12 The Parish of Saint Catherine of Siena invites you to two special events during Holy Week. Everyone is welcome!
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St. Ann Third Grade – Students in St. Ann’s School in Black Rock were visited by Catholic Center employees who read them stories, worked on Math problems and and talked about writing. In the photo above, boys and girls inMrs. Baldwin’s Third Grade class enjoy hearing about how Fairfield County Catholic is put together each month!
Every April, we commemorate Child Abuse Prevention Month to highlight the importance of protecting minors from abuse. This year, the USCCB is offering the following activities and resources to dioceses/parishes.
STRATFORD—Students at St. Mark School in Stratford, grades kindergarten through sixth, have begun preparations for their entries into the New England Science and Sailing (NESS), 2018 Long Island Sound drawing contest. Winners of the contest will get their drawing published in the annual NESS “Long Island Sound & Its Watershed” calendar sponsored by the Dominion Foundation.
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.