Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT

Welcoming the Stranger

BRIDGEPORT—All are invited to “Welcoming the Stranger,” a Social Justice lecture exploring the ways the Church serves our immigrant brothers and sisters tonight (Tuesday September 26), 7 pm in the Catholic Center, 238 Jewett Avenue.

Featured speakers include Sister Mary Ellen Burns, ascj, Director of Apostle immigration Service in New Haven and Alex Arevalo, Read More ››

Sacred Heart University to celebrate opening of Center for Healthcare Education

FAIRFIELD—After nearly two years of construction, Sacred Heart University’s new Center for Healthcare Education is ready to open. Staff and faculty from the College of Health Professions and College of Nursing have moved into the state-of-the-art building, and students will begin their studies with the latest technology and modern features there this fall.

The Read More ››

Malta House in Norwalk to Hold Annual Benefit Concert: “The Midtown Men”

NORWALK—Malta House, a residence in East Norwalk for homeless pregnant and parenting mothers of all faiths and their children, will hold a benefit concert featuring the acclaimed “The Midtown Men” on Saturday, September 30, at 8 pm at The Palace in Stamford. Tickets are on sale now through The Palace website, https://palacestamford.org. A Read More ››

Catholic Conference for Men to Feature Author Raymond Arroyo of EWTN News

HARTFORD—Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Raymond Arroyo of EWTN News will be the keynote speaker at the 10th annual Connecticut Catholic Men’s Conference on October 21.

The day-long program, which will be held at St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol, will also include presentations by Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of the Diocese of Read More ››

Interested in Making a Real Difference? Be a Mentor.

Shepherds (www.shepherdsmentors.org) is looking for mentors, sponsors and donors in the greater Bridgeport and New Haven area.

Shepherds (www.shepherdsmentors.org) is looking for mentors, sponsors and donors for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year for students entering Kolbe Cathedral High School in Bridgeport and Notre Dame of West Haven High School. For nearly 20 years, the Shepherds’ program has Read More ››

A Journey Through Soul

STAMFORD—This year Trinity Catholic High School launched a Black History Month celebration with the theme, “A Journey Through Soul.” All month long teachers have been celebrating Black History through various lessons and activities.

February 28 was a special day, bringing the entire school community together to share in “A Journey Through Soul.”
The highlights of Read More ››

Around the Diocese

This week’s Around the Diocese begins in Stamford where young professionals met on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception for the Young Adult Group Mass at the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist as part of the Connected Catholics ministry.

From there we move to St. Leo Parish where volunteers collected more than 800 Read More ››

Around the Diocese in 60 Seconds

Social Media Leader John Grosso’s “Week in Review” takes us around the Diocese for an eventful week including the 3rd Post-Synod session at St. Catherine of Siena Parish Center in Trumbull.

In addition, the closing of the Holy Door at St. Augustine Cathedral to formally end the Extraordinary Year of Mercy, a prayer service Read More ››

Week in Review

Diocesan Social Media Leader John Grosso has posted a new Week in Review, which offers a 60-second glimpse into many of the good things happening in the Diocese.

This week John takes you to MetLife Stadium, where Bishop Frank J. Caggiano, a lifelong Mets fan, hosted an evening for young adults. Next up is Read More ››

Around the Diocese

Enjoy this 60-second “Around the Diocese” report that introduces Catholic Center employees working on many projects of importance to the diocese.

Host John Grosso, diocesan social media leader, begins with a quick visit to the Fairfield County Catholic offices as the staff prepares the June “Graduation” issues, which features the valedictorians and salutatorians from Catholic High Read More ››

Around the Diocese

Social Media Leader John Grosso will take you “Around the Diocese” in just 60 seconds in this video.

From First Communions to diocesan and parish activities, the faithful of Fairfield County find great joy and fulfillment in the liturgies, activities and teachings of the Church. Please take a look for yourself.

Around the Diocese

You’ll enjoy this “Around the Diocese” week in review by Diocesan Social Media Leader John Grosso.

The video begins with last weekend’s beautiful Pentecost Vigil at St. Augustine Cathedral in downtown Bridgeport, moves on to the 22nd Celebrity Breakfast to benefit Merton Center held on Wednesday and makes a couple of other stops around Read More ››