Calling All Catholic Young Adults (CYAs)!
Join us for the 3rd Annual “Summer Splash” on Sunday, August 5, 2-5pm
Hosted by the Catholic Young Adults of Greater Danbury (CYAGB), we’ll gather at St. Francis of Assisi parish in Weston, CT, for Mass celebrated by Fr. John Connaughton of Read More ››
BROOKFIELD – Family Fellowship Campfires will be held weekly after the 5pm Saturday Mass at St. Joseph Church, Brookfield.
We’ll have a campfire and a light dinner and s’mores will be provided. Families should bring chairs, blankets, bug spray and any additional snacks and beverages they may Read More ››
NORWALK—Join Bishop Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of Diocese of Bridgeport, as he leads us in processing out onto the road to witness our faith in the Eucharistic Lord on the Feast of Corpus Christi, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.
The route Read More ››
WESTPORT—SHU Journey, a six-day residential summer experience of faith education, self-discovery and enjoyment for high school students, is set to run from Sunday June 24 to Friday June 29 on the Sacred Heart University campus in Fairfield.
This conference is hosted each summer by Sacred Heart University Read More ››
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano—HOLY WEEK, 2018
Contact: Brian Wallace 203.416.1464
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 ››
For the last three weeks, we have considered the meaning and purpose of human suffering to the individual.
During the second half of our series, we reflect on how suffering calls for a response from the human community.
This week, though, we will take a bit of a musical break. We Read More ››
STAMFORD – On March 12th, Sr. Gaudia Skass, OLM will speak on “God’s Surprising Remedy To Our Sins” at Holy Spirit Parish in Stamford, at 7:30pm. The event is free of charge. All are welcome! Born and raised in Poland, Sr. Gaudia studied painting at The Read More ››
RIVERSIDE—The Spirituality of Paul will be eight sessions, held Monday evenings 7:30-9 pm, January 29-March 19, 2018 or Tuesday mornings 10-11:30 am, at St. Catherine of Siena Parish, 4 Riverside Avenue, in room 101-102 of the parish O’Connor Center. $30 materials fee payable at the first Read More ››
NEWTOWN—What Are You Looking For? Explore our journey of faith as women who seek to answer this question from Christ.
Where: Holy Innocents Faith Formation Center, St. Rose Parish, Newtown
When: Saturday, March 10th, 2018
Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (concludes with Mass at 4:00 pm)
Questions: Call St. Rose Faith Read More ››
When: March 16 (7:30-8:30pm) and March 17 (7:45am-4:30pm)
Where: St. Jude Church, Monroe, CT
Click here for more information and to register
Join the Marian Missionaries of Divine Mercy for an inspiring Mercy & Mary Retreat, featuring bestselling author of 33 Days to Morning Glory and acclaimed speaker Fr. Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Prepare for Christ’s birth with this treasury of Advent resources compiled by the diocesan Leadership Institute. According to Patrick Donovan, Advent resources include a checklist for Advent practices, 10 things you need to know about Advent and other guidance to deepen your spiritual life and immerse Read More ››
FAIRFIELD – Sacred Heart University will host a variety of events in November and December to celebrate the 2017 holiday season. The programs range from beautifully arranged instrumental and choral concerts to Broadway musical medleys. There is sure to be something for everyone during SHU’s holiday Read More ››
The seminarians of St. John Fisher Seminary cordially invite you to their service of Advent Lessons & Carols on Sunday, December 3, 3:00pm at Saint Mary Church, 669 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850.
Bring your family & friends to prepare in your hearts a home for Our Lord Read More ››
Advent Retreat with Fr. Bill Garrott, O. P. at Our Lady Star of the Sea on December 10, 11, 12 at 7:00 pm.
A special opportunity for anyone who seeks spiritual calm and refreshment in preparation for the beautiful busy season of Christmas ahead! Fr. Garrott will Read More ››
The Knights of Columbus and the Ancient Order of Hibernians are co-sponsoring a charity marathon run from Boston to New York to raise money for The American Wheelchair Mission; a non-profit organization with a goal to deliver brand new, free wheelchair and mobility aids to physically Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Join the friends of Caroline House for a wine tasting sponsored by Black Bear Wine and Spirits and A Dash of Salt Catering. Presenting sponsors Santa Fuel and the Trimble Foundation. Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, sample various wines, and tour the Fairfield Museum & History Center. Read More ››
REDDING RIDGE—St. Patrick Church enthusiastically announces its Second Annual Night on the Ridge, featuring wines from around the world, paired with delicious international cuisines as only the Spinning Wheel can do it. New to this event will be a micro-brewery offering, featuring a selection of small Read More ››
Calling all Men!!! Bill Lavin to deliver a talk on Making a Difference as a Man of Faith at St. Rose Parish in Newtown on Sunday, October 15th at 6:15 (doors open at 5:45).
Bill is a retired firefighter and former President of the NJ Firefighters Mutual Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT— Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will share his vision for lifelong Faith Formation at the “People of Joy” Faith Formation Day this Saturday, 8:30 to 2:30 at the Catholic Center, 238 Jewett Avenue in Bridgeport.
All those who serve in ministry are invited and encouraged to join Read More ››
Join us for an afternoon of music on Sunday, October 1 at 3:00PM featuring St. Thomas More tenor, David Guzman, as he brings us Art Songs from Latin-America. The program will feature selections from his latest CD recording (available at the concert), highlighting music from Read More ››
RIVERSIDE— Bishop Frank J. Caggiano visited Msgr Alan F. Detscher and St. Catherine of Siena parishioners last weekend in Riverside for a “Ministries Fair” to expand awareness and increase support for various parish ministries.
Parishioners enjoyed the special visit of Bishop Frank Caggiano who celebrated Mass Read More ››
FAIRFIELD– The Courage to Speak Foundation Presentation Ginger and Larry Katz, Co-Founders of the Courage to Speak® Foundation will be speaking at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, 545 Stratfield Road, Fairfield on Thursday, October 19th at 6:30 PM in the Parish Hall.
The foundation was Read More ››
The following is a list of scheduled events for the St. Padre Pio Tridumm 2017.
Location: The Basilica of St. John the Evangelist, 279 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT
Contact: 203-324-1553 ext 21
Thursday, September 21
Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Triduum of Prayers, Benediction in the Basilica
Homilist: Fr. Read More ››
NORWALK– “Go Make a Difference,” an evening with Catholic songwriter and award-winning performer Steve Angrisano, will be held at St. Matthew Church in Norwalk on Sunday October 15, 7 pm. Admission is free to all throughout the diocese.
“Watching Steve share the Good News of Read More ››
DARIEN—St. Thomas More Church, Darien hosts Men En Masse in September. Join us on Saturday, September 16 at 7:30 pm for an evening of music with Men En Masse, the summer men’s chorus from Connecticut Chamber Choir, conducted by Galen Tate.
This free concert will feature a cappella Read More ››
STAMFORD—Come hear Krista Adams-Santilli with Frank Mastrone and Friends in Concert on September 16 at 6:30 pm at Sacred Heart Church, 37 Schuyler Avenue, Stamford. Tickets are $50 per person. For Information and tickets call 203.968.1234
FAIRFIELD—Holy Cross Church, at 750 Tahmore Drive, across from Lake Mohegan, Fairfield is having its annual picnic starting with a Polka Mass at 11 am on Sunday September 10. Live entertainment by the Polka Quads of Pennsylvania will start at Noon and run throughout the day.
Slovenian Read More ››
STRATFORD—All are invited to learn more about sharing our faith at Our Lady of Peace Parish Hall, Stratford. The speaker is Kevin Dowd on Wednesday, August 30 at 6:30 pm. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kevin Dowd is a doctoral candidate in theology and education at Boston College, working Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Faith Formation teacher, writer and presenter Susan Kay of Sadlier Religious will deliver a keynote on “Friendship” at the DRE/CRE Kick-Off Gathering set for August 28, in Queen of Saints Hall of the Catholic Center.
The morning will began with a welcome and breakfast at 8:30. Programs Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Join us! Become a tutor at Mercy Learning Center. As a volunteer tutor, you will be paired with one or more of Mercy Learning Center’s adult female students. No experience is necessary! All volunteer tutors attend a one-day training and receive ongoing support and professional development Read More ››
NEWTOWN—Fr. Fernando Suarez will be returning to celebrate a Healing Mass at St. Rose of Lima Church in Newtown on Tuesday, September 5 at 6:30 pm. He was with us back in August of 2013 and we are so blessed to have him back to St. Read More ››
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 Read More ››
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 Read More ››
STAMFORD—Our Lady Star of the Sea is hosting a French Children’s Choir under the direction of Francis Bardot on Sunday, July 9, at 6.30, in the Church, 1200 Shippan Avenue, Stamford.
“This will be a wonderful experience!: said Ruth Rolander, leader of the Music Ministry at Our Read More ››
STAMFORD—A year ago last June, New Covenant Center (NCC) in Stamford launched the first “Social Night of Service”—a unique volunteer event targeted to young adults.
One night a month these 20 to 30-somethings rolled up their sleeves and cooked 150 meals for our Cafe guests while socializing Read More ››
NORWALK—Father Joseph Koterski, S.J. will celebrate Mass for those with Down Syndrome along with their families and friends on Sunday, September 17, 9:30 am at St. Mary Church, 669 West Avenue in Norwalk.
St. Mary Parish also sponsors a Mom and Dad prayer and support group, Mother Read More ››
Stay tuned for more information on the Cardinal Shehan Center’s 12th Annual Dodge Ball Tournament which will be held on Tuesday, July 11 at InSports Centers, 29 Trefoil Drive, Trumbull! All proceeds benefit our After School and Saturday Program.
Please feel free to contact Lorraine Gibbons with Read More ››
DANBURY—Immaculate High School student-athlete Rachel Meurer signed a National Letter of Intent to attend St. Lawrence University for Fall 2017 at a special signing ceremony recently.
The Danbury resident will continue her swimming career at St. Lawrence College in Canton, NY. Rachel was one of the founding Read More ››
RIVERSIDE—Dinner with a Cause sponsored by the St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Riverside, Social Justice Committee features Building 1 Community (formerly Neighbor’s Link Stamford) on Thursday, May 18. Catalina Horak, executive director, will explain its mission to bring people together to help immigrants and their families Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—Jennings Beach Carnival at South Benson Road, Fairfield, sponsored by Holy Family Parish, will be held Friday-Sunday, May 19 – 21 with rides and games, food, a free concert by School of Rock, and a chance to win over $30,000 in prizes!
Friday, 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturday, 1:00pm Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—On Monday, May 22, Fairfield University will host an information session about the Residential College Mentoring Program at 7:00pm in Alumni House.
The Residential Colleges at Fairfield University are a signature program integrating living and learning in the context of a Jesuit education. This established, award-winning program Read More ››
DANBURY—What a better way to celebrate Spring joining Catholic Charities in celebrating 10 years of service to the hungry and homeless of Northern Fairfield County! Drinks, food, and dancing all in celebration of 300,000 meals served to those most in need. Join in the fun and Read More ››
STRATFORD—Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Stratford celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 with a traditional Irish buffet and also honored St. Joseph’s Day with a dessert of Zeppoli.
“A sing along, story telling, Irish and Italian music, decorations created by the Religious Education students and Read More ››
TRUMBULL—The Parish of Saint Catherine of Siena is hosting a paper shredding fundraising event on Saturday, May 20, 2017, from 9:00am – 12:00pm, rain or shine. All kinds of papers and documents will be shredded while you wait by a professional shredding truck. No need to Read More ››
TRUMBULL– On Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 2:30pm at St. Theresa Parish in Trumbull, Bishop Caggiano will be celebrating the 2017 Wedding Jubilee Mass. This Mass is for couples celebrating 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50 plus year wedding anniversaries.
This will be the only Wedding Read More ››
During Lent we take up many spiritual practices to renew us and help us to refocus. Lent also challenges us to enter more deeply into the mystery of God.
You are invited to step away from the routine of the day. and spend some time reflecting on Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—Bishop Caggiano to give the inaugural talk in the new Bergolio Lecture Series at Sacred Heart University on Tuesday, March 28, 7:00pm in the Schine Auditorium.
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Don’t miss Parents Matter: Drugs, Alcohol, your teen and you seminar on Tuesday, March 21!
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BRIDGEPORT—Catholic schools students throughout the greater Bridgeport area participated in last Friday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Bridgeport. The students proudly paraded their school spirit as they marched through downtown Bridgeport. Hundreds turned out for the parade. The day for many area Catholics also began Read More ››
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 Read More ››
Notre Dame High School will be celebrating our 60th Anniversary (click this story to watch the video) on March 11 at Sacred Heart University. As the first Diocesan high school, this is a very exciting and special time for our school. The 60th Anniversary Celebration is Read More ››
You are invited to step away from the routine of the day and spend some time reflecting on that longing in your heart and explore how to enter into the mystery of becoming Paschal/Easter people.
Monday, March 27, 2017 9:00am – 1:00pm
Diocese of Bridgeport
Queen of Saints Hall
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In 1817 the Sisters of Charity were sent by Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton to her native city of New York to care for orphans. The Sisters soon reached out to meet other needs in education, health care and social services, offering “every service in their power.” Read More ››
The Archdiocese of Hartford is recording a “first” this year by inviting people to “fast” from using cell phones on Ash Wednesday, March 1st, and Good Friday, April 14th. The initiative in an initiative called: “I Phone Fast!” and it has the blessing of Archbishop Leonard Blair.
‘Silencing Read More ››
Sarah Maynard of Fairfield, is already incorporating the principles of affecting change into her life at the tender age of 12 as evidenced by the project she came up with to help children who come to St. Vincent’s Emergency Room.
Remembering a time when she had to Read More ››
The St. Philip Youth Group is sponsoring its fourteenth annual 30 Hour Famine the weekend of February 25 and 26 for middle and high school students in Norwalk and the neighboring towns.
“The teens will fast for the 30 hours while performing service in the community and Read More ››
Archbishop and Apostolic Nuncio Christophe Pierre will receive an honorary degree during Sacred Heart University’s Special Academic Convocation Wednesday, February 22, at 2 pm, in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit. A reception will follow the convocation.
This occasion will be Pierre’s first college campus visit and Read More ››
Malta House, a residence for homeless pregnant and parenting mothers of all faiths and their children in Norwalk, will hold its Annual Gala on Saturday, April 29, at Woodway Country Club in Darien.
The gala includes 6:30pm Cocktails, Dinner, Live Auction, and popular “Bubbles & Bling” raffle, Read More ››
On February 13, Father John Connaughton, director of vocations for the Diocese of Bridgeport, conducted a Confirmation session for over 220 Confirmation candidates in the eighth and ninth grades at St. Thomas More Parish. Father Connaughton spoke with the confirmandis on the history & origin of Read More ››
On Saturday, February 11, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will lead the participants of Catholic Underground in a Eucharistic Holy Hour of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament, including praise and worship, prayerful silence, and the opportunity to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
The Holy Hour is the first Read More ››
Best Wishes to Emily Symeon as she celebrates her 101st Birthday with her friends at Holy Name Church Senior Circle in Stamford.
Emily is a life long resident of Stamford as well as an active life -ong parishioner of Holy Name of Jesus Church. “She enjoys life, Read More ››
It’s natural for children to think about what they’re going to do when they grow up, but they might not think about becoming a Catholic priest or a nun.
The Knights of Columbus is working to change that. For several years the Connecticut State Council of the Read More ››
More than 85 guests turned out for the 2017 Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) kick off reception held at New Canaan Country Club. Bishop Frank J. Caggiano and ACA chair couple Steve nod Elena Schlegel greeted the men and women who came by to celebrate the Appeal Read More ››
A Safe Environment Training for parents will be offered by the Diocese of Bridgeport on Thursday January 12th, 2017 at the Catholic Center.
The first session for Elementary School parents (K-8) will be held from 5:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M. The second from 6:15 P.M.-7:15 P.M. is designed for Read More ››
The Diocese will formally launch its new Diocesan Leadership Institute with Evening Prayer and brief presentation on Encounter, Formation and Discipleship on Wednesday, January 11, 7:00pm at Assumption Church in Westport.
Music will be provided by the Assumption Parish music ministry, and Chris Padgett an internationally known Read More ››
By Linda Conner Lambeck | Published in ctpost.com
As the Mass ended for one group of worshippers at St. Margaret Shrine on Christmas morning, another group started slipping in through the side doors for the next service.
The bells pealed. The sun beamed. Some worshippers even wore Santa hats. Greeted Read More ››
Braving the rain members of St. John XXIII Council 5987 of the Knights of Columbus Monroe joined by St. Jude parishioners blessed the council’s Creche that was placed on the Monroe town green. Council Chaplain Msgr. Dariusz Zielonka, pastor of St. Jude, performed the blessing.
The ceremony Read More ››
At the end of a weekend that went from a snowstorm to dense fog, the 75-member Diocesan Youth Choir lit up the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport with it second annual “Arise and Shine” Christmas Concert.
More than 900 turned out on Sunday evening for a joyous Read More ››
The McGivney Center’s Annual Christmas Store event will be held on Wednesday December 21 from 3:30 – 5:30 at the McGivney Center, 338 Stillman Street, Bridgeport, CT.
“Our Annual Christmas Store is a highly anticipated event that helps children experience the rewards of earning and giving. Each Read More ››
The third Sunday in Advent, known as Gaudete (Rejoice) Sunday, was fully experienced by the congregation at the annual Mass to celebrate people with disabilities on December 11. This Mass is hosted at Holy Cross Church by St. Catherine Center for Special Needs in Fairfield.
It has Read More ››
Members of the newly formed Catholic Service Corps (CSC) were back in action yesterday to help out Al’s Angels with their Holiday Meal Assembly as part of their Christmas food basket preparations.
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano stopped by to thank members of the Fairfield Prep and Sacred Read More ››
“Even on the darkest days in our life, there is hope,” Bishop Frank J. Caggiano said to almost 400 who gathered at St. Margaret Shrine this morning for Mass and the dedication of the Sandy Hook Memorial, just days before the 4th anniversary of the shootings.
“Four Read More ››
Diocesan seminarians at St. John Fisher Seminary gathered recently with their families and friends of the seminary to host their Annual Christmas Concert, with the assistance of the Serra Club of the Diocese of Bridgeport.
With the help of Thomas Marino and David Harvey, the seminarians led Read More ››
Bishop Caggiano’s reflection on Our Lady
Today is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. We remember the unique grace received by Mary at her birth- to be conceived without original sin- so as to become the new Eve through which the Savior Read More ››
Christmas came to St. Vincent’s on November 30 as the 18 foot Christmas tree received its crowning touch of the Snow White Angel during the 14th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting held in the lobby.
President/CEO Vince Caponi welcomed the gathering of employees and visitors and introduced young Read More ››