TEXAS—”God’s work, our hands” is the motto used by the ten young adults and their parochial vicar, Father David Roman, who came to our diocese January 2-6 to work for Hurricane Harvey victims and the homeless in our diocese. They came here at the urging of Read More ››
Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT
Mary Felice had recently been accepted into medical school at SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse when she went to a parish mission and heard an elderly priest talk about giving his life to God. It was an encounter that would change her forever.
“I felt like Read More ››
DANBURY—“Research indicates that the most effective Early Learning Childhood education programs, especially those in low-income communities, include parent education,” explained Holly Doherty-Lemoine, executive director of Foundations in Education as she describes the vision of the Christopher Ripp Early Learning Program.
This early intervention program, piloted at St. Read More ››
The Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano
By the Grace of God and the Authority of the Apostolic See
Bishop of Bridgeport
DECREE MERGING THE PARISHES OF
HOLY FAMILY, FAIRFIELD, CT
and ST. EMERY, FAIRFIELD, CT
In virtue of the office entrusted to me, I, the Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano, fifth Bishop Read More ››
MONROE—St. Jude Parish was five years old and celebrating Mass in the school gym when Father John Sabia was named pastor. Several years later, he began what would be one of his greatest undertakings—-building a church with his faith community on 17 acres of land in Read More ››
SHELTON—More than 45 years ago, when America was facing a financial crisis, the young parish of St. Margaret Mary was confronting harsh economic realities of its own. The church had closed the school that summer and was struggling to pay off a staggering mortgage.
That winter, a Read More ››
DANBURY—In this season of Advent, there are several additional ways that Immaculate students and families supported their communities. Giving back is paramount at Immaculate High School (IHS); last year, students completed nearly 25,000 hours of community service. For the holidays so far, Immaculate students and their Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—“I think it’s actually one of the coolest things I’ve ever done,” says 17-year old Sarah Almeida, a senior at Immaculate High School, of her participation in the Diocesan Choir for Youth (C4Y).
Seventeen-year old Drew Mitchell of Brookfield, also an Immaculate senior, says that singing in Read More ››
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, December 6, 2019
I am writing to inform you that I have placed Reverend Jaime Marin-Cardona on Administrative Leave after being informed by state Department of Children and Families (DCF) that it has substantiated allegations of abuse after a Read More ››
VATICAN CITY—On Sunday Pope Francis said that with a growing sense of emptiness and insecurity gripping the world, Jesus Christ is needed more than ever before, since he alone knows how to answer humanity’s deepest questions.
“The world needs Christ more than ever, needs his salvation and Read More ››
December 6, 2019
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
I am writing to inform you that I have placed Reverend Jaime Marin-Cardona on Administrative Leave after being informed by state Department of Children and Families (DCF) that it has substantiated allegations of abuse after a lengthy investigation.
The Diocese of Read More ››
Diciembre 6, 2019
Carta a los Fieles
Estimados Hermanos y Hermanas en Cristo,
Les escribo para informar que he asignado al Padre Jaime Marín-Cardona a estar en licencia administrativa tras haber sido informado por el Departamento de Niños y Familias del estado (DCF) que se ha encontrado alegaciones substanciadas Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—The Leadership Institute creates a poster for Advent, Lent, and Summer.
This year’s Advent poster includes “25 ways to use the season of Advent, with all its waiting and hoping, to prepare for the coming of Christ at Christmas,” and has already reached 15,000 downloads.
The colorful poster Read More ››
NORWALK—Assisting Children and Veterans is one of the many goals of the Knights of Columbus St. Matthew Council 14360. Going with tradition the council joined forces with six local councils from Norwalk, Darien, New Canaan, Westport, Wilton and Weston on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the Read More ››