Changing times demand that we re-imagine how we live faithfully in the modern world, which has turned its back on the Gospel,” said Bishop Frank J. Caggiano at last night’s Vespers Prayer Service for members of the parish Strategic Plan Taskforces.
The bishop bean his brief homily Read More ››
After nearly two years of planning, our diocesan pilgrimage to World Youth Day to Krakow Poland begins tomorrow! Over 200 young people will be traveling with me from every region of the Diocese to these special days of prayer and celebration, joined by 33 chaperones who Read More ››
“Early this morning, as I was watering the small garden in front of my family’s house in Brooklyn, I was overwhelmed with a sense of gratitude for all the blessings of my life.
What flashed in my mind was the realization that I have watered that garden Read More ››
The Diocese of Bridgeport invites all young adults ages 18-35 to attend Baseball with the Bishop, to be held Saturday, September 3, 2016.
Bishop Frank Caggiano, a longtime New York Mets fan, will travel to the Mets’ Citi Field with young adults to see the Mets take Read More ››
“The very reason you were created was to come to this moment to be one with Christ,” Bishop Caggiano said to the two men about to be ordained at St. Augustine Cathedral this morning.
More than 750 people filled the church, some sitting on fold-up chairs, to Read More ››
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will ordain Philip Lành Phan, a native of Vietnam, and Eric William Silva, a Trumbull resident, to the priesthood for the Diocese of Bridgeport in St. Augustine Cathedral on June 25.
“Once again the Lord has called faithful and generous men to serve Read More ››
“Receive the Gospel of Christ whose herald you have become,” Bishop Frank J. Caggiano said at St. Augustine Cathedral in downtown Bridgeport when he ordained three men as transitional deacons on Saturday.
Harry Alfredo Prieto, 29, and José Abelardo Vásquez, 32, both natives of Bogotá, Colombia, and Read More ››
There is another aspect of life here that is striking. I had not realized before my arrival that during the summer months, the sun is visible in the sky for most of the night. In fact, the sun was still visible last night past 11:30 PM Read More ››
Bishop Frank Caggiano arrived in Alaska on Wednesday afternoon after a nearly nine hours of flight from home. He was invited by the Archdiocese of Anchorage to offer a talk and celebrate Mass for the Alaska Youth Conference being held in Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Among those interviewed, for the new PBS series “The Italian Americans” is new Bridgeport Bishop Frank J. Caggiano, a native of Brooklyn and lifelong resident until his installation as leader of the Church in Fairfield County in 2013. Born in the Gravesend section of Brooklyn on Easter Read More ››
NORWALK—The Norwalk Catholic Club held its One Hundred and Eighteenth annual Lincoln Day Banquet on February 12, 2015 at the Continental Manor in Norwalk. The guest speakers were the Most Rev. Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of Bridgeport, and renowned author and Abraham Lincoln scholar Mr. Harold Holzer.
The Read More ››
GREENWICH—“Baptism is not a spectator sport. The Church needs to find new ways to reach out, and I need your help doing that,” Bishop Frank Caggiano said last night at the Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) reception held at Indian Harbor Yacht Club in Greenwich.
The gathering was Read More ››
TRUMBULL—Nearly 350 delegates to Synod 2014 turned to solutions at the Third General Session today when they voted to approve the final pastoral and temporal challenges in the ongoing renewal of the Catholic Church in Fairfield County.
The adoption of the five global challenges followed months of Read More ››
One of the best things about being a staff writer for the Fairfield County Catholic, both in print and online, is that I go to many events that I otherwise may not attend. On Sunday afternoon, January 25, I went to an ecumenical prayer service at Bridgeport’s Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—“Amens” and applause greeted Bishop Caggiano’s reflection at last Sunday’s “Unity in Diversity” service at St. John Episcopal Church in downtown Bridgeport. The “Week of Prayer for Christian Unity,” celebrated this year from January 18-25, concluded in the Bridgeport area on Sunday afternoon, January 25, with Read More ››
The Most Rev. Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of Bridgeport, offered a reflection on the Lord’s Prayer at St. Luke Church in Westport on Friday, January 9, at 7:30pm.
Bishop Caggiano’s talk was preceded by a wine-and-cheese reception at 7:00pm in the community room of the parish. The program is Read More ››
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano has announced the formation of a Ministerial Misconduct Advisory Board to review cases involving clerics accused of misconduct that involves adults or occurs in the exercise of his ministry.
The board will review cases in which the bishop must consider action regarding a Read More ››
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano has reconstituted the Review Board of the Diocese of Bridgeport with the announcement of board members and the reappointment of long-time members.
The Review Board was formed in 2002 by Bishop William E. Lori to oversee the implementation of the diocesan Sexual Misconduct Read More ››