My mother always said, “God will provide,” but I can’t say that I always believed her. She usually said it the day my father got laid off from his job as a carpenter because winter had set in and there wasn’t enough work to go around, Read More ››
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If you know me, you know I love to be outside. I could walk for hours just taking in the beauty of nature. It is often in nature that I witness God’s presence most of all. Gazing on the beauty of His creation can bring a Read More ››
GREENWICH—This Thursday, March 28, Greenwich Catholic School is holding their First Annual GCS “Together in Kindness” Service Day, benefiting Malta House.
The event is the result of a year-long planning effort. All grades from Pre K through grade eight, will participate throughout the school day. The students Read More ››
STAMFORD— Anthony Anderson, four-year standout football player at Trinity Catholic, has signed a Letter of Intent to play collegiate football at D-2 school, Franklin Pierce University, Trinity Catholic High School announced today.
Anthony was joined by over a dozen teammates, family, his football coach Donny Panapada and Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—Al DiGuido, founder and CEO of Al’s Angels, will be at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School at 8:30 am on Friday, March 29, to present a special commendation to students for organizing Hoops for Hope to raise money for Cam Simpson’s fight of AHS.
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FAIRFIELD—The St. Thomas 8th grade girls basketball team has qualified for this weekend’s New England Catholic Youth Organization Tournament in Manchester, N.H. The highest ranked teams from eight New England Catholic Dioceses will play in the quarter finals on Friday and Saturday. Semi-final games will be Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—James J. O’Connell, M.D., president of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, will be the featured speaker at the 26th White Mass honoring Health Care professionals on Sunday, April 7, 9:30 am at St. Augustine Cathedral, 399 Washington Avenue in Bridgeport.
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will celebrate Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—The Murphy Center for Ignatian Spirituality Dinner & Award Ceremony Honoring Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will be held on April 12, 2019, in the Oak Room in the Barone Campus Center of Fairfield University. A reception is set for 6 pm with dinner to follow at Read More ››
ANAHEIM, CA—In his debut at America’s largest annual Catholic gathering, one of the rising stars of the U.S. hierarchy warned that full recovery from the clerical abuse scandals, including a new style of leadership in the Church, will be a “generational” task.
“We’ll be at this for Read More ››
WASHINGTON D.C.—As multiple states consider assisted suicide legislation, disability activists are speaking out, saying the bills are slippery slopes that put the lives of people with disabilities at risk.
Connecticut lawmakers are now considering HB 5898, “An Act Concerning Aid In Dying For Terminally Ill Patients,” which Read More ››
BALTIMORE and BOSTON—Just weeks after the Vatican’s February summit on clergy sexual abuse, which left U.S. Catholics frustrated by Rome’s measured response to holding bishops accountable for sexual misconduct with adults and negligent supervision of predatory clerics, news from the Baltimore Archdiocese brings a glimmer of Read More ››
FLORIDA—Father Emeric, Szlezak, OFM, a professed Franciscan friar for 79 years and a priest for 74, died on March 16 in St. Petersburg, where he had lived since 2005.
Father Szlezak was 101 years old and the longest living friar in the history of Holy Name Province. Read More ››
TRUMBULL—St. Joseph High School, southern Connecticut’s premier college preparatory school, has partnered with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation for the school’s first annual Brave the Shave for Kids with Cancer fundraising event. Volunteers from St Joes’ student body, faculty, and staff will come together to show solidarity Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Students from Catholic schools in the Greater Bridgeport area marched and displayed their school banners in the 37th Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade held on Friday in downtown Bridgeport.
The St. Patrick’s Day observance formally began when the Most Rev. Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of Bridgeport, celebrated Read More ››
TRUMBULL—As Lent begins, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will welcome approximately 250 men and women who are on the journey toward full communion with the Catholic Church. The Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion, the next formal step on that journey, will take place Sunday, Read More ››