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This is an opportunity to learn more about the Children’s Safe Environment Training, Think First and Stay Safe and the Netsmartz workshop. Join other parents in the Diocese of Bridgeport in discussing topics including, but not limited to Read More ››
TRUMBULL—As Catholics around the world celebrated Pentecost Sunday on June 9, parishioners at St. Theresa Church in Trumbull also gathered at the 12:00 noon Mass to honor the sacrifices of military veterans and to remember the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
“We recognize the incredible heroism and acts Read More ››
STAMFORD—On a bright beautiful morning that was Pentecost Sunday 2019, Bishop Caggiano blessed the newly-renovated classroom and lab space that will house the Catholic Academy’s Upper School this fall.
The mood was reflective and anticipatory as several hundred people attended mass at St. Gabriel’s church. This special Read More ››
ROME—The Vatican today published a long but inspiring letter from Pope Francis called “Christ Is Alive.” In it, he speaks first of all “to young people” but also “to the entire people of God, pastors and faithful alike, since all of us are challenged and urged Read More ››
WASHINGTON—In remembering the estimated 4,400 Allied troops who died storming the beaches of Normandy, France, 75 years ago on D-Day, Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services said that “Jesus Christ reminds us there is no greater love than to lay Read More ››
Four out of five of our diocesan schools have recently celebrated graduation. A heartfelt congratulations to the Class of 2019!
Immaculate High School Class of 2019: Graduation and Top Ten Seniors
DANBURY—Immaculate High School graduated 124 seniors at its Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, June 1 at the Western Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—On Saturday, June 1, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will ordain three men as priests for the Diocese of Bridgeport. The Ordination Mass will be celebrated at 11 am in St. Augustine Cathedral. These three men were ordained as transitional deacons last year, May 19, 2018.
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Editor’s note: The $75 million We Stand With Christ capital campaign has raised more than $65 million and is the most successful campaign in the history of the Diocese of Bridgeport.
The campaign has designated 50 percent of the funds raised, an estimated $37.5 million, for parish Read More ››
Deacon Galley, 32, was wearing his clericals after having just been ordained to the transitional diaconate for the Diocese of San Bernardino, California. The cashier gave him a disgusted look of disapproval and did not say one word to him during the transaction.
“After placing my order, Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—Family, friends, faculty, trustees and administrators gathered on Fairfield University’s picturesque Bellarmine lawn overlooking the Long Island Sound, the back drop for the University’s 2019 Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 19. Fairfield University awarded 952 Bachelor’s degrees, 340 Master’s degrees, 25 Sixth-Year Certificates, and 33 Doctorates.
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STAMFORD—More than 500 people came out to support St. John Fisher Seminary and honor its founding rector, Msgr. Stephen DiGiovanni, and a Stamford couple whom Bishop Frank J. Caggiano praised as the “spiritual parents of a generation of priests.”
“Forming Fishers of Men,” the Second Annual Rector’s Read More ››
DANBURY—Immaculate High School’s major 2018-19 theatre productions received a total of 16 HALO nominations. The High School Halo Awards honors high school students’ achievements in all aspects of theatre and is sponsored by the Seven Angels Theatre. Immaculate’s Fall Drama “Our Town” and the Spring Musical Read More ››
Men are proceeding with their ordinations in the post-McCarrick era.
ORANGE, Calif.—While in adoration before the Blessed Sacrament, Martin Vu heard the startling words of Jesus: “Martin—I want you to be my priest. And one day, you can raise up the Eucharist.”
At this time, as an upperclassman Read More ››
When it was time for Eric Silva to go to high school, his parents made the decision for him—St. Joseph High School—even though he wanted to follow his brother to Trumbull High.
A decade after graduating in 2008, Father Eric Silva has returned as chaplain of the Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—More than 2,200 Sacred Heart University students received diplomas recently at two separate commencement ceremonies at the Webster Bank Arena. The SHU class of 2019 includes 1,122 undergraduates who earned bachelor’s and associate’s degrees and 1,152 graduate students who earned master’s degrees, professional certificates and doctorates.
In Read More ››