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Bishop’s Appeal News


“One in Christ” Video sets Bishop’s Appeal Theme January 23rd, 2023 - BRIDGEPORT—The diocese has released “One in Christ, ” the new video to launch the 2023 Bishop’s Appeal…

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Bishop launches ‘One in Christ’ 2023 appeal January 20th, 2023 - BRIDGEPORT — Bishop Frank J. Caggiano launched the 2023 Bishop’s Appeal with the theme “One in Christ,”…

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News From Past Appeals

Help the Appeal Reach Its Goal June 24th, 2021 - The following is a message from Bishop Frank Caggiano: — We have had good news lately with…

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St. Jude lives Gospel message in its Annual Catholic Appeal effort June 18th, 2021 - MONROE—The response of the parishioners of St. Jude Parish in Monroe is emblematic of the hope and…

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ACA supports bishop’s ‘Call to Renewal’ June 18th, 2021 - BRIDGEPORT—The 2021 ARISE Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) has passed the 50 percent mark with $5 million pledged…

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ACA supports bishop’s ‘Call to Renewal’ June 18th, 2021 - BRIDGEPORT—The “ARISE” 2021 Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) is off to an encouraging start with $2.9 million pledged…

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ACA co-chairs ‘Arise’ to the challenge June 18th, 2021 - BRIDGEPORT—For both the Melaragnos and the Murphys, leadership of the 2021 Annual Catholic Appeal, the pandemic has…

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ACA looks to year of recovery & renewal June 18th, 2021 - BRIDGEPORT—“Arise” is the theme for the 2021 Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA), which launches in all parishes on…

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Parishes step up participation in ACA May 7th, 2021 - During the COVID-19 lockdown, Father Norbert Siwinski O.F.M., pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Church in Bridgeport,…

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Investing in their faith and future October 27th, 2020 - BRIDGEPORT—Putting two boys through Catholic school is a labor of love for Janet and Sergio Bran of Bridgeport. It’s also a sacrifice they’re willing to make because they want their sons to carry the gift of Catholic faith throughout their lives. Eight-year-old Alexander and 13-year-old Sebastian…

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‘Emergency Funds’ seeks to raise $1.5 million October 27th, 2020 - BRIDGEPORT—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano has appealed to Catholics in the Diocese of Bridgeport to raise $1.5 million as part of the Annual Catholic Emergency Appeal because of an increased demand for services due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused “continuing uncertainty and suffering.” “In…

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Bishop asks all to step up to support ACA September 30th, 2020 - BRIDGEPORT—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano is asking Catholics throughout the diocese for help in closing the $1.5 million gap between current Annual Catholic Appeal  (ACA) resources and the increasing needs of people as a result of the pandemic. The bishop said in time of  unprecedented crisis and much uncertainty…

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Bringing Christ to the sick and dying September 10th, 2020 - NORWALK—Every day, Father Paul Sankar, chaplain at Norwalk Hospital, sees opportunities for Catholics to come back to…

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Retired executive reaches out to faithful, one phone call at a time August 30th, 2020 - After retiring as director of sales and marketing for Eli Lilly and Company 15 years ago, Ford…

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Diocese names new Chief Development Officer July 10th, 2020 - BRIDGEPORT—Joseph Gallagher of Armonk, New York, has been named chief development officer of the Diocese of Bridgeport.…

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Emergency appeal leads to strong response May 30th, 2020 - BRIDGEPORT—Response to the emergency needs outlined in this year’s Annual Catholic Appeal has been strong, personal and…

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Bishop re-launches Annual Appeal April 30th, 2020 - BRIDGEPORT—On April 20, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano sent a letter to the faithful throughout the diocese announcing…

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