Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT

Articles By: Renee Stamatis

Compassion and healthcare

BRIDGEPORT—When Dominic Vachon’s brother was dying of cancer, it gave him a profoundly personal insight into healthcare and the importance of empathy and compassion.

His brother died in 1983 after four years that Vachon said “gripped my life” and led him on a lifelong professional journey, exploring Read More ››

Spring fashions fund scholarships

STAMFORD—On April 4, Trinity Catholic High School held it’s annual Fashion Show, featuring juniors and seniors—along with softball and Basketball Coach Rita Jagodzinski, Guidance Counselor Michael Surace and Assistant Principal Christine Wagner. The event took place at 7:30 pm in the auditorium of the school. Lord Read More ››

History comes to life

NEWTOWN—St. Rose of Lima School’s Fifth Grade Colonial Wax Museum project was staged for the school on March 27. Paula Davenport’s students each transformed in to a colonial figure—everyone from Betsy Ross, Abigail Adams and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton to Thomas Jefferson, Benedict Arnold and Paul Read More ››

Divine Mercy Sunday

On Sunday April 8th, join Bishop Frank J. Caggiano and your Diocese of Bridgeport family as we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday.

Mass will begin at 2 pm at the Cathedral of St. Augustine, 399 Washington Avenue, Bridgeport.

The Divine Mercy Chaplet will be prayed at 3 pm, immediately Read More ››

GCS Students Capture Top Honors

GREENWICH—Six young scientists representing Greenwich Catholic School earned multiple awards at the 70th Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair (CSEF) held at Quinnipiac University last Saturday.

GCS 7th grader Sebastian Henao won second place in the 7th Grade Life Science division for his project, “Hydrogen Power,” which evaluated Read More ››

Bishop’s Holy Week Schedule

Bishop Frank J. Caggiano—HOLY WEEK, 2018

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Contact: Brian Wallace 203.416.1464

Chrism Mass
Wednesday March 28, 3:00 pm
St. Augustine Cathedral, Bridgeport

CHRISM MASS—One of the most beautiful and solemn liturgies of the year, the Chrism Mass celebrates the anniversary of that day the when Christ bestowed the Priesthood on the Read More ››

Smiles for the thanks

BROOKFIELD—During Catholic Schools Week, students at St. Joseph School Brookfield wrote letters of appreciation for the local Police and Fire departments. Cate, Michael, and Clare Conlon delivered the letters to the police department the weekend of February 17 and were greeted with some big smiles!

Notre Dame Receives Two Grants To Support Student Learning; Stem and Arts

FAIRFIELD—Notre Dame High School recently received two grants from Foundations in Education. Foundations in Education is a non-profit initiative created to assist the Diocese of Bridgeport’s ongoing mission to support Catholic education in Fairfield County by supporting innovation in academic and extra-curriculum programs, fostering opportunities for the Read More ››

Spirituality of Oscar Romero

WHAT: The Curtis Center at Sacred Heart University presents “The Liberation Spirituality of Oscar Romeo” with Michael Lee.

WHO: Michael Lee is an associate professor of theology with affiliation in Fordham’s Latin America and Latino Studies Institute. Lee will explore the life, writing and preaching of the Read More ››

Bringing the world to Jesus

BRIDGPORT— “Bring the world to Jesus one person at a time,” Bishop Frank Caggiano told more than 250 children, teenagers and adults in the RCIA program, who recently celebrated the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion—a ceremony that began their final preparation toward full Read More ››